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Parking fines issued by private firms rise 24%
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Parking fines issued by private firms rise 24%

Private parking companies issued 8.4 million parking tickets in the 2019-20 financial year, up from 6.8 million in 2018-19
7 Jul 2020
Volvo recalls 2.2 million cars for seatbelt fault
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Volvo recalls 2.2 million cars for seatbelt fault

The huge safety recall applies to numerous Volvos made from 2006 to 2018, with 169,481 UK cars affected 
1 Jul 2020
Lockdown traffic chaos warning: 10 million cars set to hit the roads
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Lockdown traffic chaos warning: 10 million cars set to hit the roads

One in three drivers is expected to take to the roads this weekend, as English lockdown restrictions ease on 4 July
29 Jun 2020
Exclusive: "no plans" for new UK car scrappage scheme
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Exclusive: "no plans" for new UK car scrappage scheme

Government officially rules out scrappage scheme or further incentives to stimulate post-lockdown car sales
26 Jun 2020
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Classic electric car conversions boom in popularity
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Classic electric car conversions boom in popularity

Retrofitting electric powertrains to classic cars is becoming fashionable for the environmentally conscious and well-heeled
24 Jun 2020
One in six UK car industry jobs at risk
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One in six UK car industry jobs at risk

Automotive leaders call for support as they warn industry will take five years to recover from coronavirus
23 Jun 2020
London Congestion Charge explained
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London Congestion Charge explained

All the facts about the £15 charge for driving into central London including a map, how to pay and how to check if you need to...
22 Jun 2020

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Average cost of replacement car keys soars to £215
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Average cost of replacement car keys soars to £215

The cost of getting a new car key after one has been lost or stolen via an insurer has risen 29 per cent since 2013
10 Jun 2020
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Coronavirus: what does it mean for cars and motorists?
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Coronavirus: what does it mean for cars and motorists?

The global Covid-19 pandemic has had a major impact on life in the UK. Here’s everything you need to know about how it affects cars, motorists and the…
27 May 2020
Drug-driving up by a fifth in England and Wales last year
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Drug-driving up by a fifth in England and Wales last year

The number of motorists found guilty of drug-driving increased 19.89 per cent year-on-year in 2019, new official figures reveal
21 May 2020
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Easing of lockdown causes 72% spike in car breakdowns
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Easing of lockdown causes 72% spike in car breakdowns

New Government guidance encouraging people to travel to work and allowing recreational activities leads to more breakdown patrol callouts
19 May 2020
Car insurance firms must waive fees and allow delayed payments, says watchdog 
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Car insurance firms must waive fees and allow delayed payments, says watchdog 

The Financial Conduct Authority instructs car insurers to try and save customers money and allow deferred payments
15 May 2020
Local roads to receive £1.7bn investment
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Local roads to receive £1.7bn investment

Transport secretary announces £1.7 billion investment in local roads as he urges Britons to avoid public transport
14 May 2020
Can I drive my car during the UK’s coronavirus lockdown?
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Can I drive my car during the UK’s coronavirus lockdown?

The first easing of the UK’s coronavirus lockdown has now come into effect - does this mean you can now drive your car?
13 May 2020
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Car use rising despite coronavirus lockdown
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Car use rising despite coronavirus lockdown

New data shows there was a 23 per cent increase in daily miles driven in the UK between the first and last weeks of April 2020
7 May 2020
ANPR network leaks millions of journey details
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ANPR network leaks millions of journey details

Sheffield's ANPR system left wide-open for hackers, putting drivers' privacy and security at risk
29 Apr 2020
What does the coronavirus lockdown mean for your car finance deal?
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What does the coronavirus lockdown mean for your car finance deal?

Car dealers are shut but car finance payments need to be made and deals are coming to an end. What should you do?
17 Apr 2020
UK petrol and diesel prices: fuel could drop to around £1 at pumps
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UK petrol and diesel prices: fuel could drop to around £1 at pumps

Petrol and diesel prices are dropping ever-closer to the £1 mark, with the value of crude oil fluctuating dramatically
7 Apr 2020
London ULEZ: the Ultra Low Emissions Zone explained
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London ULEZ: the Ultra Low Emissions Zone explained

The £12.50 daily ULEZ charge has come into force. Here are the facts about the charge, the zone map and the cars affected
21 Mar 2020
Car buyers could get compensation after claims of price fixing by shipping companies
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Car buyers could get compensation after claims of price fixing by shipping companies

Class-action lawsuit claims dealers and buyers were overcharged due to price-fixing cartel of five car-shipping companies
29 Feb 2020
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Driver Power is the UK’s number one car customer satisfaction survey and in 2020 it was bigger and better than ever. 
26 Feb 2020
Drivers of expensive cars less likely to stop for pedestrians
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Drivers of expensive cars less likely to stop for pedestrians

American study finds that for every £800 increase in a car’s value, the likelihood it will stop at a pedestrian crossing fall by 3%
26 Feb 2020