Unleaded prices fall, diesel prices on the increase

The cost of Unleaded fuel has fallen in the past two weeks by 0.8 pence a litre due to a fall in the cost of wholesale fuel, as reported widely in the media, but the same can’t be said for diesel. According to the latest information on PetrolPrices, in October average...

Car thefts up by 30% – is your car safe?

Car theft has risen by 30% in recent years, with 85,688 cars reported as stolen in 2016. That compares to just 65,783 in 2013. The figures, gathered by the RAC from 40 police forces using a Freedom of Information request, raise questions around the efficacy of modern...

Cars to avoid if you don’t want to be clamped

There are lots of factors to consider when choosing which car to buy – brand, model, which colour you prefer and which colours are available in the spec you want, to name but a few. However, few people consider the likelihood of being clamped when choosing their...

1 in 5 car parking spaces wasted due to bad parking

Do you enjoy driving round looking for a parking space? Whether you’re out shopping or trying to park outside your own house, there’s little more irritating than having to hunt for a parking space day after day. Now, new data has shown that it’s not a lack of parking...

September Fuel Review – Motorists punished at the pump

A review of fuel prices for September shows that the overall cost of filling up at the pump has increased again, for the second month in a row.  The average price of unleaded hit 119.3 pence per litre in September, up by 2.7 pence from August’s prices. Meanwhile,...