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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(…)

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(…)

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%(…)

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(…)

New UK driving test comes into force on 4th December, 2017 0

December this year will see the UK driving test overhauled, and as part of an attempt to modernise the exam, learners will have to interact with sat-nav prompts. The revision of the test is an attempt to make it more relevant to modern motoring. Certain aspects have been removed such as three-point turns and reversing(…)

Renault snaps up young British driver for development programme 0

Renault has snapped up young British driver Oliver Rowland as a development driver with the 24 year old aiming to bag one of the car maker’s Formula 1 drives for 2018. Rowland, who is 24, comes from the celebrated Renault academy and his new role with the development team will involve time in the simulator(…)

Disability vehicles to be taken away from thousands 0

Over 50,000 UK people with disabilities have had their specially modified vehicles taken away since changes to disability benefits were introduced in 2013. The ‘Motability’ enterprise allowed people with disabilities to hire a car, scooter or powered wheelchair adapted specifically to their needs. The scheme has revealed that 51,000 people have had their vehicles reclaimed(…)

Floyd Mayweather’s Bugatti Veyron on Ebay for £3.2 million 0

Got a spare £3.2 million knocking around? If you’re feeling flush then Floyd Mayweather’s 2015 Bugatti Veyron has just appeared on Ebay – with a tidy £3.2 million asking price. The boxing superstar has a sizable stable of flashy cars; recently he sold one to a company called Luxury Auto Collection, who has subsequently placed(…)

London Parking Tips 0

One of the worst aspects of being a motorist in London is the horrors involved with parking. If you’re in any way unfamiliar with the city, the entire experience can be an overwhelming nightmare. It’s not impossible to find a space, but they will always be a highly prized commodity. Here are some tips to(…)