The RAC said many roads “resemble the surface of the moon” after receiving 4,694 call-outs for vehicles likely damaged by potholes between January and March.
Matchbox cars, playsets and packaging will be created from 100% recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic by 2030, their creators Mattel have stated.
A new online-only car auction site has launched, promising free listings for everything including classic cars, race cars, supercars and motorbikes.(more…)
The new Vauxhall Corsa is the UK’s best-selling car for the first quarter of 2021, according to the latest new car sales and registration figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Rising fuel prices have reached pre-pandemic levels, hitting drivers venturing out on the roads over Easter.
A road safety charity is calling on the police to take note of the overwhelming support for using cameras to catch motorists flouting driving legislation.
The permanent 50mph limit with average speed enforcement between junctions 24 and 28 on the M4 around Newport will go live on Monday, March 15th.(more…)
The inquiry by the Commons’ Transport Select Committee will also analyse the impact of the roads on reducing congestion.
The owners of Vauxhall are reviewing options for the Ellesmere Port car factory, including closing the site if a deal cannot be reached with the Government.
The government has confirmed that petrol with a higher ethanol count will be introduced at UK pumps from September.
Workers at Vauxhall’s UK car factory are waiting for news about the future of the plant, with an announcement expected later on Thursday.(more…)
With the price of a barrel of oil back up to January 2020 levels and some analysts predicting prices could hit $80 this year as pandemic restrictions ease
Members of the public submitted an average of 89 pieces of dashcam footage to police forces every day in 2019. A freedom of information request from breakdown service the RAC shows that 32,370 video recordings were submitted that year, which is double the number recorded in 2018 (15,159). The data Read more…
UK driving licences and number plates will no longer feature the EU flag, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.(more…)
More than a million drivers took a speed awareness course in 2020 despite car use plummeting due to the coronavirus pandemic.