It is believed that the Insignia will be replaced by an electrified crossover with a raised ride height, though it will not be a full SUV.
The Department for Transport (DfT) said utility companies will face financial penalties more easily for poor quality road works and leaving behind potholes.
Diesel prices have soared to a new record high despite the cut in fuel duty, figures show.(more…)
Classic car community is divided over electric conversions with the majority wanting a new class introduced
Electric powertrain conversions for classic cars are rising, with many people seeing them as a fantastic way to keep the community alive while remaining eco-conscious.
The average price paid for comprehensive motor insurance in the first quarter of the year was £416.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps declared he wants to “banish the boy racer” as he announced plans to deploy noise cameras to catch “rowdy drivers”.
Vehicles may only need to have an MOT test every two years under proposals being considered by the government to ease the UK’s cost of living crisis.
It will still be illegal to use a phone behind the wheel.
Production of the seventh-generation Astra came to a halt on April 6 of this year, with the final model to come off the production line being an Astra Sports Tourer SRi Nav.
Drug drivers will be forced to undertake rehabilitation courses before being allowed back behind the wheel, under proposals from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps.
The RAC said the average cost of a litre of petrol at UK forecourts rose by 11.6p to end the month at 163.3p.
The milestone means the petition, which calls for fuel duty and VAT on fuel to be slashed by 40% for two years, will now be considered for debate by MPs.
New rules ban virtually all hand-held use of mobile phones on Britain’s roads, in what Transport Secretary Grant Shapps described as a “zero-tolerance approach”.
Figures from data firm Experian Catalist show the average price of a litre of fuel at UK forecourts on Sunday was 167p for petrol and 179p for diesel.
Experts said that the price of diesel could possibly hit as high as £3 per litre, up from current record highs of £1.73.