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Breakdown Cover recovery iPhone app, one of the UK’s fastest growing breakdown recovery services, announces the first iPhone app; START RESCUE, which allows the user to report a breakdown without having to make a telephone call.

Van mechanical breakdown cover from Warranty Direct

The UK’s 328,000 van drivers whose vehicles are about to leave the protective umbrella of a manufacturer warranty are now able to benefit from Warranty Direct’s expanded range of mechanical insurance breakdown cover.

Autohome breaks down benefits of new Renault Trucks

Autohome breaks down benefits of new Renault Trucks

UK and European Assistance Breakdown company, Autohome, has taken delivery of a new Renault Master and two Renault Midlum 280.

Mondial Assistance launches iPhone app

As a leader in bespoke roadside assistance and warranty services, Mondial Assistance is bringing 21st century SmartPhone technology to the UK assistance industry, with the launch of Direct Assist.

Mondial enters electric car market with Mitsubishi

Mondial Assistance has been chosen by Mitsubishi Motors UK to support the launch of the award-winning i MiEV, its fully electric city car.

Driving in adverse motoring conditions

Commenting on the adverse motoring conditions caused by the 2010 "Big Freeze", Steve Sweeney, head of motor insurance at, said: "Motorists should ready themselves and their vehicles for ice and snow before taking to the roads.

Choosing breakdown cover

Will Thomas, head of motor at, says: "Hoping for the best in extreme weather conditions like this is a highway to nowhere for anyone who needs the use of a vehicle.

Car owners cut corners to save money

With heavy snow forecast for Friday millions of car owners who have failed to carry out essential car maintenance in a bid to cut costs and save money, are putting themselves and others at serious risk.

How to beat the breakdown blues this winter

As the winter “breakdown season” begins, Mondial Assistance in the UK is warning motorists that the chances of their vehicle breaking down increases.

Skidding on wet roads is motorists’ biggest fear

A consumer poll has indicated that half of all drivers in the UK put skidding on wet roads as their worst nightmare and with the huge increase in rainfall in the past few weeks across the country the concern is very real.

Queen most trusted public figure to fix a car

If your car breaks down and an official motorcade drives by, who would you hope had come to your rescue?

M&S Car Insurance and moneysupermarket offer free car washes

From today - Wednesday 25th November 2009 - motorists taking out an M&S Car Insurance policy, exclusively through the site, will benefit from a free car wash each month throughout 2010, worth up to £84.

Beware of motor breakdowns this festive season

As the nation gears up for the festive season, urges motorists to give a second thought to their motor vehicle and take care behind the wheel.

Motorists without breakdown cover call on family or friends

Over two thirds (67 per cent) of all motorists without breakdown cover would call a relative or friend to rescue them (54 per cent) or try to fix their own car on the hard shoulder (13 per cent) if they broke down on a motorway - putting all involved into terrible danger - according to a new ‘Motorway Madness' poll by esure car insurance.

Mondial Assistance wins Lamborghini contract

Mondial Assistance has won a new roadside assistance contract with Automobili Lamborghini SpA. Mondial Assistance will be providing roadside assistance in a pan-European deal covering 38 countries.