A collation of the latest news from the motoring and insurance industry.

UK Car Production Up 10%

Car production in the UK is showing encouraging signs of an upturn in fortunes according to first quarter figures. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) recently announced that 443

Fuel duty frozen for sixth year in a row

For the sixth year in a row, Chancellor George Osborne has frozen fuel duty, despite expectations of an inflation-based rise.

Do you own a Hotpoint, Indesit or Creda tumble dryer? Make sure it’s not a fire risk

In the last 11 years, eight million tumble dryers sold by Hotpoint, Indesit and Creda may be household fire risks.

Speed limit may rise to 80mph

UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has suggested that some of Britain’s busiest roads could see speed limits rise to 80mph as new ‘smart motorways’ are rolled out across the country.

Diesel drivers to pay £12.50 fee to enter major cities by 2020

The government has announced plans to charge drivers of diesel vehicles up to £12.50 to enter major city centres across England by 2020.

Smart Motorways - is safety being compromised?

While reports say ‘safety has not worsened’, drivers and Police are troubled by all-lane motorways.

Sales of 'commuter sized' motorcycles on the rise

Figures released by the Motorcycle Industry Association show that more commuter motorcycles and scooters were sold in 2015 than in other year since records began, way back in 1983 with a 12% incre

Car Free Days, Should London commit like Paris?

Recently, the World Health Organisation issued an ominous warning about pollution levels in major cities and the detrimental effect this is having on the population. 

The London Elections: What should drivers know?

The London Mayoral elections are fast approaching, so we've taken a look at the key features any new Mayor in the capital will be focusing on: driving and transport.

What will the impact of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change be for the motor industry?

Last month, world leaders representing all 195 UN member countries agreed upon a world first global deal to combat our climate crisis; the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.


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