Peugeot owners PSA investigated for emission cheat software 0

French prosecutors have started investigating PSA Peugeot-Citroen after claims were made that the company has been attempting to cheat diesel emissions test, according to reports. Reuters and AFP are saying that the authorities have begun enquiries after claims were made that the group were flaunting consumer protection laws. Diesel emissions have been under the spotlight(…)

Toyota Dealer employee under fire after wife wins classic Supra in raffle 0

They say charity begins at home. Try telling that to the Texas based Toyota dealership that was holding a raffle for a local charity. The car showroom has come in for a whirlwind of criticism online after the wife of the General Sales Manager, ended up hitting the jackpot. The Toyota dealership had collaborated with(…)

Motorists overwhelmingly back new cycle lanes 0

Motorists are backing the new Dutch-inspired cycle lanes that are currently being painted on roads across the UK. A new survey conducted by Servicing Stop asked motorists if they agreed with the new plan which has cost more than £913 million in the capital alone; overwhelmingly 80% of motorists said yes. Servicing Stop also asked(…)

More people than ever before favour car finance over ownership 0

Motorists are now favouring car financing over ownership in the wake of new tax legislation and Brexit negotiations. A new study by Servicing Stop has found that while just 18% of people currently finance their cars, more than one third of motorists said they are more likely to finance their cars next time rather than(…)

New technology not trusted by large portion of UK drivers 0

Motorists do not trust new developments in the automotive industry, according to a new survey. In an ongoing move to eliminate fossil-fuel emissions, switch to electric, increase intelligence in cars and cut the cost of drivers – the automotive industry is moving at a pace that motorists cannot keep up with and it is making(…)

Renault boss open to Alonso for 2018 but issues warning to future drivers 0

The boss of Renault’s Formula 1 team, Cyril Abiteboul has warned any potential drivers for 2018 – Fernando Alonso included – that they won’t be competing for the Championship. Following a four-year hiatus, Renault returned to Formula 1 in 2016 but have yet to make any significant impact, finishing 9th overall from 11 teams last(…)

Nissan starts testing new GT3 car for 2018 0

Nissan has announced that testing on the new GT3 racer for 2018 is underway. The new edition will replace the existing GT-R next season. The latest GT3, which has kept the nomenclature of the original GT-R GT3 NISMO – first raced in 2011 and raced at Fuji in April with the team’s development drivers Michael(…)

New speeding fines based on income introduced this week 0

A new form of speeding fine has been introduced this week, that takes into account the offender’s salary, with wage fines imposed based on a percentage of gross earnings and disqualifications for the worst offenders. Drivers caught doing more than 101mph with their car in a 70mph zone could be fined between 125% and 175%(…)

Driverless cars will start UK motorway trials in 2019 0

A consortium of UK companies has announced plans to begin autonomous vehicle testing on UK roads and motorways in 2019. The partnership, known as the ‘Driven’ group also intends to trial a fleet of driverless cars between London and Oxford. The vehicles will be able to communicate with each other about potential hazards on the(…)

UK drivers caught speeding in EU face fines of £640 0

Woe betides any UK motorists caught speeding in the EU this summer. An alteration to an EU law means offenders could be charged up to £640 in penalties. The new laws, which will come into place on the 6th May, give European nations the power to acquire license details from the UK’s DVLA. Eight separate(…)