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Young drivers forced off road by cost of motoring 0

New research has revealed that many young drivers are being forced off the road by the spiralling cost of driving in the UK.  An estimated 4.5 million motorists haven’t been behind the wheel of a car for over a year, with a third of these blaming the cost. One million say they have not driven(…)

UK local councils losing millions of pounds in parking revenues 0

In a study conducted by YourParkingSpace, it’s claimed that councils who fail to sell all of their available parking permits are losing up to £50 million that would otherwise be spent on community projects. The company, that allows private driveway and garage owners to rent out their unavailable space during the day, has put forward(…)

Second Hand Cars and the U.K. Economy 0

So no one trusts the economy right? Always up, down, left and right. We are always told about inflation and GDP and the deficit. These terms are always chucked at us via the news but, what does it actually mean in the world of cars? Well there are multiple effects that the economy has. From(…)

The UK plug-in grant extended until March 2018 0

There is good news and bad news if you were planning to buy an EV or PHEV using the Government’s money off scheme. The good news is that the grant has been extended until March 2018. The bad news is that the amount of money you’re entitled to is decreasing and, in some cases, is(…)

Sales of EVs soar as the £5,000 Government grant is replaced 1

The government’s electric vehicle car grant is set to end later this year and will be replaced in 2016 by a new tiered system based on emissions. The grant, which was introduced in 2011, currently offers low emission car and van buyers £5,000 or £8,000 off respectively. The scheme was set to run until 50,000(…)

Summer discount sale 37% off all service prices 0

Dear Customers, Summer discount sale 37% off all service prices. MOT’s only £19 with a service, or £24 without, with free collection and delivery. Don’t miss out…BOOK NOW! http://goo.gl/Y8IXHE

Your last chance to get 30% off your car service with Servicing Stop 0

Servicing Stop’s massive sale is coming to an end, with 30% off on car services for all makes and models. Following the major success of the company’s Black Friday and Winter Sales, the generous discount is now being offered to those who haven’t had the chance to snap up the deal. The company have been(…)

How To Be A More Economical Driver 0

Given the huge rise in fuel prices in the UK over recent years, both diesel and petrol, driving with as much efficiency as possible is something that all road users need to take on board. Of course, sometimes you simply have to put your foot down but for everyday motoring a more restrained approach is(…)

Fuel prices set to reach record highs in 2012 0

The price of fuel is set to rise this year with many motorists expressing their anger.Last year we covered the rise in fuel prices quite a few times. At the very start of 2012, we once again deliver a similar story. Motorists being priced off the road Between January and September of 2011, sales of(…)

Fuel tax rise scrapped 0

Today’s article is a follow up on our previous one (“The Fuel Tax Debate” – November 17th) which stated that Vince Cable was informing motorists not to expect a fuel tax cut next month. Thankfully Mr Cable has not got his way and the fuel duty rise will be scrapped to the pleasure of motorists(…)