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Young drivers could face night driving ban under government plans – here’s how it would work

Young drivers could face night driving ban under government plans – here’s how it would work

New drivers could be banned from taking to the roads at night in a bid to improve road safety. Government ministers have suggested the introduction of a graduate licensing system in England, Scotland and Wales that would place new limitations on inexperienced drivers. It follows research that found that one in five drivers are involved […]

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European car sales plunge for second year in a row after demand for diesel cars drops

European car sales plunge for second year in a row after demand for diesel cars drops

European car sales look set to drop for the second year in a row, after figures show that new car registrations fell sharply in June.  According to data from the Association of European Carmakers (ACEA) sales of new cars dropped by 7.9 per cent – the biggest fall recorded by the Brussels-based group since December […]

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Sainsbury’s offering 10p per litre fuel discount when you spend £60 on shopping

Sainsbury’s offering 10p per litre fuel discount when you spend £60 on shopping

Everyone loves a good deal – especially when it means you can cut the cost of your petrol or diesel. Sainsbury’s shoppers can get themselves money off fuel until Tuesday 23 July – here’s everything you need to know about the new promotion How to get money off fuel Any shoppers who spend over £60 […]

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Lotus Evija global reveal: Is this the most powerful hypercar in the world?

Lotus Evija global reveal: Is this the most powerful hypercar in the world?

Lotus has wowed the automotive world by unveiling what it calls the “most powerful series production car in the world” – the 2,000bhp, all-electric Evija hypercar. Each will cost £1.7 million, plus duties and taxes, and only 130 will be built. A £250,000 refundable deposit secures a production slot, and if you fancy one, order […]

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Electric car charging points to be added to all new homes in England by law

Electric car charging points to be added to all new homes in England by law

All new build homes in England are soon to be fitted with an electric car charge point, under new government plans. The proposals aim to support and encourage the uptake of electric vehicles in the UK, and improve the experience of charging. Mandatory by law The plans were outlined by the government in a public […]

Electric Cars
These are the postcodes with the highest rate of car theft in the UK

These are the postcodes with the highest rate of car theft in the UK

Postcodes across the UK with the highest rate of car theft have been revealed. A total of 5.9 million car insurance quotes from May 2018 to May 2019 have been analysed by MoneySuperMarket, revealing the areas with the highest rate of reported car theft claims within a five year period and thus identifying the postcodes […]

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Mini lifts the wraps from its all-electric hatchback with a range of 124 miles

Mini lifts the wraps from its all-electric hatchback with a range of 124 miles

The unrelenting march of electric power continues – this is the all-new Mini Electric. Launched at Mini’s plant in Oxford, where the car will be built, you can already order it from your nearest Mini dealership. Prices start at £24,400 for the entry-level car, and rise to £30,400 for the range-topper. Deliveries are set to […]

Electric Cars
Motorway signs approaching M6 to be translated into different languages to help foreign drivers

Motorway signs approaching M6 to be translated into different languages to help foreign drivers

Road signs will be translated into different languages to help prevent foreign drivers from getting confused on British motorways. The UK-first program will warn European lorry drivers of closures on the approach to the M6 using personalised electronic messages. Missed safety warnings The new system will use an automatic number plate reader to determine a […]

Driving
Jaguar Land Rover announces £1bn plan to be UK’s answer to Tesla with XJ electric car production at Castle Bromwich

Jaguar Land Rover announces £1bn plan to be UK’s answer to Tesla with XJ electric car production at Castle Bromwich

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is aiming to become the UK’s answer to Tesla after pumping around £1bn into electric car production facilities in the West Midlands. The much-needed boost to the UK car industry will secure around 2,500 jobs at JLR’s Castle Bromwich site, and around a further 8,000 in the local supply chain. While […]

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Taxi drivers offered tax break to move to electric cabs

Taxi drivers offered tax break to move to electric cabs

Taxi drivers are to be offered an exemption from higher rate car tax under new legislation to encourage them to take up low-emissions cabs. Under the legislation, cabbies who opt for a zero-emissions capable taxi will be exempt from the premium rate of vehicle excise duty (VED). Currently, any electric or hybrid vehicle which costs […]

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