RSS Feed

Car Market

Majority of Brits would consider an alternative fuel car

Majority of Brits would consider an alternative fuel car

Most Brits would consider buying or leasing an alternative fuel car in the next two years, new research shows.

Sold on hybrid

Sold on hybrid

Britain’s drivers are switching on to hybrid in increasing numbers, with sales results for September and the first three quarters of 2014 showing Toyota’s technology attracting an ever greater proportion of customers.

New tax rules could benefit DVLA to the tune of £38m

New rules introduced by the DVLA following the scrapping of the tax disc could result in motorists paying up to £38m more in tax when they sell vehicles privately.

Over 70 classic cars to go under the hammer at Ascot

Over 70 classic cars to go under the hammer at Ascot

Coys ‘Spirit of Motoring’ auction will see over 70 classic and collectors’ cars going on sale at Ascot on Saturday October 11th.

Tesla financing built from the ground up

Tesla financing built from the ground up

Tesla has announced a Model S financing programme for our private customers in the United Kingdom. As with everything Tesla does, the programme has been created from the ground up rather than duplicating existing products in the industry.

Two million drivers don’t wear a seatbelt

More than 30 years on from the introduction of legislation to make wearing a seatbelt compulsory in cars, close to two million drivers are still failing to buckle up - according to new research from LV= car insurance.

Sainsbury’s cuts 5p off fuel

Sainsbury's has sparked a likely supermarket fuel-price war by slashing up to 5p a litre off the cost of its petrol and diesel.

Volkswagen Passat GTE plug-in hybrid makes Paris debut

Volkswagen Passat GTE plug-in hybrid makes Paris debut

The new Passat is one of the most innovative cars in its class. Equipped with progressive drive, assistance and infotainment systems, it is high-tech encapsulated in a powerful design with sharp proportions.

Regent Street revs up

Regent Street revs up

London’s Regent Street will be packed with cars and motorbikes on Saturday 1 November… but, for once however, they will all be on public display rather than bumper-to-bumper en route to their next destination.

Passengers are driving us car-azy

British motorists admit the behaviour of their passengers is driving them round the bend in new research by car insurance expert, Admiral. One third said they have fallen out with a passenger during a journey, while one in seven have even kicked a passenger out of their car.

Learn to photograph & draw cars at the Heritage Motor Centre

Learn to photograph & draw cars at the Heritage Motor Centre

The Heritage Motor Centre is to host two creative workshops for those wanting to develop skills in motoring photography and automotive drawing.

The perfect man can change a tyre

The perfect man can change a tyre

Europcar, car hire services in Europe, has conducted a piece of light-hearted research to find out about the driving traits of the perfect man – at least as far as women are concerned!

No tax on display doesn’t mean it can’t be seen

No tax on display doesn’t mean it can’t be seen

Drivers need to be fully aware of the new vehicle tax disc changes that come into effect 1 October 2014 to ensure they stay the right side of the law, warns Mercedes-Benz Vans.

Forge Action Day 2014 - The Best One Yet!

Forge Action Day 2014 - The Best One Yet!

With the most eclectic guest list on the UK show-scene, the Forge Motorsport Action Day lived up to its reputation as being the most inclusive of summer shows. There can’t be many track and show events where this variety of machinery gets shown off both on and off the circuit!

Rare and unique classics on offer at Silverstone sale

Rare and unique classics on offer at Silverstone sale

Over 60 classic cars and three historic motorcycles will be offered in Silverstone Auctions’ Autumn Sale at Silverstone race circuit this Saturday.