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Motorists in loud cars could face fines from ‘noise cameras’

Motorists in loud cars could face fines from ‘noise cameras’

People with noisy cars and motorbikes could be handed fines, under a new government trial of ‘noise camera’ technology.

Cars
Ford is set to close its Bridgend factory, with more than 1,500 jobs at risk

Ford is set to close its Bridgend factory, with more than 1,500 jobs at risk

Motoring giant Ford has announced a shock proposal to close its factory in South Wales in another worrying blow to the UK’s floundering car industry. ‘So much for the special relationship Mr Trump’ Union chiefs expressed their dismay at the news and were set to meet company officials, who have flown in from the US, […]

Wales
Hit and run hotspots revealed as 1 in 3 drivers says they wouldn’t admit to bump

Hit and run hotspots revealed as 1 in 3 drivers says they wouldn’t admit to bump

One in three drivers say they would drive off rather than admit bumping into another car in a car park, according to new research. A poll of motorists found that 32 per cent would rather flee the scene than own up to damaging someone else’s car. Londonders turned out to be the most dishonest, with […]

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Police get new powers to automatically fine drivers £100 from this week

Police get new powers to automatically fine drivers £100 from this week

Drivers will be hit with automatic fines and penalty points if they ignore lane closure signs on Britain’s smart motorways. The Home Office has approved new powers for police that will allow them to issue £100 fixed penalty notices to drivers caught flouting lane closures or driving illegally on the hard shoulder. Red X At […]

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The best cars for young families – SUVs and MPVs compared

The best cars for young families – SUVs and MPVs compared

New research has found that MPVs remain the best choice for young families, despite the rising popularity of SUVs among family buyers. Motoring title What Car? carried out tests on 16 popular models to find which were best at accommodating multiple child seats and found that traditional people carriers remain far more suitable than SUVs, […]

Car Feature
Supermarkets drop fuel prices by up to 3p per litre

Supermarkets drop fuel prices by up to 3p per litre

Asda, Tesco Morrisons and Sainsbury’s have all announced that they are cutting their fuel prices by up to 3p per litre. Asda was the first to announce a price cut at its 322 forecourts, with the other three major chains quickly following suit. Asda said that from Thursday June 6, it would reduce prices at […]

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UK’s most congested cities named and shamed

UK’s most congested cities named and shamed

Drivers in Edinburgh face the worst congestion of any city in the UK, according to new analysis of traffic data. A rush-hour drive through the Scottish capital takes 40 per cent longer than when traffic is free-flowing, according to figures from sat nav firm TomTom. That puts it ahead of even London, where journey times […]

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How to drive safely in heavy rain and floods

How to drive safely in heavy rain and floods

It’s a sad fact of life in Britain that we have to put up with more than our fair share of rain. As well as the general damp, miserableness of it, heavy rain and associated flooding poses a real danger to road users – an RAC survey has found that one in 20 drivers’ cars […]

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Britain’s best and worst cities for EV owners revealed

Britain’s best and worst cities for EV owners revealed

New data has revealed the UK cities best and least prepared for the rise in electric cars. There has been a 55 per cent year-on-year increase in EV registrations, a host of new electric cars are being launched in 2019 and with the Government insisting that it’s committed to a combustion engine-free future, increasing focus […]

Electric Cars
New images of Land Rover Defender show it at work in Africa

New images of Land Rover Defender show it at work in Africa

Land Rover has released new images of its upcoming Defender model in action in Kenya. The lightly camouflaged prototype was given to Land Rover’s partner the Tusk Trust as part of the all-new model’s testing and the new images show it being put to use across the trust’s 14,000-hectare reserve. Callbacks to classic design In […]

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