STROLL TOLL – How far do YOU have to walk from your car to home? 0

Published in The Sun, written by Joe Finnerty, researched by Servicing Stop PR Executive Jacqueline Gordon. DRIVERS are being forced to walk miles every week just getting from their cars to their front door. A third of Brits are faced with a 100 metre dash every day down their street because they can’t park close enough(…)

Cut speed limit to save horses lives say campaigners 0

Campaigners want speed limits in rural areas to be cut in a bid to cut the amount of accidents involving horses and riders. Figures revealed by the British Horse show during the last seven years, 222 horses and 38 riders have died in accidents involving cars since 2010, an increase of 29% coming in the(…)

The worst example of parking ever? 0

Okay, so this one beggars belief… Parking. Tricky isn’t it? Trying to gently nudge your motor into that tight little space without lightly scraping the wing mirror of the car next to you. The driver of this Mercedes certainly had one or two problems when they tried to park on this residential street in Falmouth,(…)

Terrorists could kill millions by remotely ‘hacking’ cars, experts warn 0

Modern cars could potentially be turned into lethal weapons by hackers working for enemy states or terrorists, experts have warned. Justin Cappos, who works as a computer scientist at New York University has said “Many of our enemies are nuclear powers but any nation with the ability to launch a cyber strike could kill millions(…)

Volvo to sell thousands of cars to Uber 0

Uber and Volvo have come to an agreement which will see the Chinese owned Swedish car maker supply the ride-hailing firm with thousands of cars. Uber will add its inhouse developed autonomous driving tech to the vehicles. The agreement, which is not exclusive, will see Volvo provide Uber with thousands of ‘base-vehicles’ between 2019 and(…)

Driverless cars to be on UK roads by 2021 says Hammond 0

Driverless cars could be on UK roads as early as 2021 if government plans to invest in the sector come to fruition. Chancellor Philip Hammond said in an interview with the BBC that the aim was to have “fully driverless cars” without the need for a safety operator in use by 2021. “Some would say(…)

The history of Black Friday 0

By David McNeill When did Black Friday become a thing? Like many people, I can’t remember when it was that Black Friday actually became ‘a thing’. I just assumed it was another example of the UK becoming ‘Americanised’, a cynical, made-up celebration driven by multinational retailers seizing the easy opportunity to whip consumers into a(…)

Black Friday Mistakes – Servicing Stop tips on what not to do 0

It’s almost that time again. Black Friday. The most retail-heavy day of the year is back, bringing with it all the contrasting emotions that ‘making a great saving’ bring. Exhausting, isn’t it? The fear that you could be missing out on some sort of mega deal lingers throughout the day. Shoppers are driven to extreme(…)

Aston Martin to stop making cars if no Brexit deal 0

In news that will be sure to worry Commander James Bond, Aston Martin have said that if no Brexit deal is reached, a temporary halt in their production of cars may be inevitable. The iconic car maker’s CFO, Mark Wilson has said the implications of the UK leaving the EU without a deal could prove(…)

RAESR reveal 240 mph electric car you can buy! 0

It looks like a prop from the set of Blade Runner 2049 but this vision of the future is actually closer than you think. Built by RAESR, this roller-skate resembling prototype is a brand new concept called the Tachyon Speed. Nice eh? The really cool thing is: apparently you’ll be able to buy one. There’s(…)