Unfinished business on UK roads 0

UK road projects are not receiving enough attention for them to be completed effectively, according to the RAC. Unfinished business Currently there are just too many unfinished projects which is quite a worrying prospect. Not only do many drivers across the country have to deal with horrendous traffic daily, a combination of unfinished road projects(…)

Extra large on that car please! 0

It appears that our nation has an obesity problem and cars have to fit around that obstacle. 1 foot wider Cars are now being made bigger to accommodate people who are overweight. Official statistics reveal that 60% of adults are obese. Shockingly 1/3 of 10 – 11 year olds are also obese. Overtime in the(…)

The fuel tax debate 0

Vince Cable has dampened hope of motorists across the country by telling them not to expect a cut in fuel tax. MP’s have demanded that the planned fuel duty increase next January is cancelled. The motion has since been passed without a vote, as MP’s were determined to see the already high fuel duty tax(…)

SEAT looking for a greener future 2

Spanish car manufactures SEAT have released plans for a set of electric and hybrid cars in the future. The experimental wholly electric cars currently being developed by the company are the Altea XL and the Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive plug-in hybrid. SEAT Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive The Leon model in question is expected to be released as(…)

Real time update for gritted roads 0

It has been announced that in Edinburgh, drivers will get real time updates of what roads have been gritted. This would allow drivers to plan their journeys in a more careful manner and even allow them to decide whether to actually make that particular trip. This means that motorists could check for updates on their(…)

Jaguar set to create 1000 jobs 0

Jaguar has released some very welcoming news, with the announcement of 1,000 new jobs being created. The jobs will be in Soilhill, West Midlands, where a Jaguar factory already stands. Production operators along with skilled trade workers will take up positions at the factory. Jaguar have said that over a five year period, with a(…)

Speed Cameras making £3.1 million a year 0

Official statistics released recently show that the top 10 speed cameras in the UK make £3.1 million a year. Everytime someone is typically caught speeding, a £60 fine must be issued along with three points being issued to their license. The statistics were obtained by the The Sun through the Freedom of Information Act 2000.(…)

General Motors halts Saab’s Chinese takeover 0

It has been reported that the planned Saab takeover has hit a stumbling block. General Motors have threatened to stop supplying technology for Saab cars if the proposed Chinese investment goes ahead. The company sold Saab back in 2010. We reported in a previous article last month that Saab could survive and be on their(…)

The Saab 9-3 0

Following recent revelations of Saab playing their get of jail card and surviving, photos of the new 9-3 have been released. The car planned for release in 2013 looks to have the makings of being quite an attractive design. The Phoenix concept which was seen earlier this in March has quite a number of similarities.(…)

Why we should have a MOT every year? 0

Servicing Stop fully supports the  campaign to keep the current procedure for vehicles to undergo a MOT test annually. The Managing Director of the company, Oliver Richmond, released a statement on the subject claiming changes to the current system are potentially very dangerous. “Any alterations to the current annual MOT test are frankly unacceptable. Vehicles(…)