The UK’s “FM Switch off”, current best guess around 2015, could mean that 80% of cars on the roads today would have radios that no longer work. These cars are known in the industry as ‘legacy cars” and risk being left without any signal when the … [Read more...] about Will 25 million cars lose their radio in 2015?
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The never ending rise in petrol prices have now resulted in a massive reduction in the number of drivers on the road. Traffic has slumped by almost 20 per cent according to figures released last week by the government and that figure is expected … [Read more...] about Soaring fuel prices force 20 percent of drivers off the road
There has been little in the way of demonstrations this month despite the fact that record high petrol prices have pushed annual inflation up to 3.4%. Maybe motorists feel that the war is lost. The Office for National Statistics reported the … [Read more...] about Petrol prices hit record highs.
Sadly, most of us have less money in our pockets right now than we usually do. But that doesn't eliminate the need for the must-haves in life. And if you need a car, well, you NEED a car. Consequently, most of us will will look for a nice second-hand … [Read more...] about Second-hand Cars – Used and Abused?
Lord Mandelson announced this week that the Government will extend its car scrappage scheme to cover a further 100,000 cars. The vehicle discount or 'scrappage' scheme is a voluntary scheme for motor dealers who will give you £2,000 off a new … [Read more...] about Scrappage Scheme Extended
Can you believe it?! Petrol prices have shot up AGAIN! Just as we started celebrating 90p a litre earlier in the year we get stung in our wallets with a staggering rise to 102p a litre at just about every petrol station in the country. Not exactly a … [Read more...] about How to save on petrol
We all now live on an environmentally conscious planet. It has become your duty (yes you) my diligent motorist, to know exactly how much your vehicle is harming the atmosphere. Not least because your annual car tax is directly linked to how much CO2 … [Read more...] about Clearing Up Car Pollution Confusion
So you think a £60 parking ticket is a bit harsh? In that case, you might want to double-check the expiration date on your driving licence photocard before you risk the possibility of a whopping £1,000 fine. These photocards have sparked fury … [Read more...] about Check your photocard driving licence or risk a £1,000 fine
Car tax seems to be one of the most common vagaries of 2008. To help demystify the new annual headache that is Vehicle Excise Duty, we have included a simple table below which helps assist you in working out your tax bill when renewing it in … [Read more...] about Car Tax Confusing? We’re Here To Help!
Whether you think boycotts, blockades or government petitions are the answer, there must be a way the average motorist can start making instant savings on petrol costs? Indeed there is – you can save the pounds in your pocket by conforming to … [Read more...] about How To Save Money on Petrol