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EV charging capability expands on UK motorways

EV charging capability expands on UK motorways

By 2030 EV charging will require 12 times as much energy as we currently have warned Moto chief executive Ken McMeikan, as his company reached a 200 charge-point milestone. In an article in Forecourt Trader, he said engagement from Government and the National Grid to...

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The Value of Tracking Your Assets – How much is my car worth?

The Value of Tracking Your Assets – How much is my car worth?

Sponsored contentAccording to research carried out by Motorway, the used-car marketplace, the average British person has assets worth £294,000, but almost half don’t track the value of anything they own. Second only to property, cars are the most valuable asset 9.1...

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Recommendations from the Independent Review of Net Zero

Recommendations from the Independent Review of Net Zero

Over three years ago, the UK signed a commitment to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 into law. Since that commitment was signed, the world has experienced many challenges. For this reason, an Independent Review of Net Zero was commissioned in September 2022...

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Expert Insights: These Are the Most Popular Cars to Lease

Expert Insights: These Are the Most Popular Cars to Lease

Sponsored contentGetting a new car is exciting but with so many models on the market deciding on what you want can be tricky. Plus, with factors such as price, availability and personal preference all coming into play, it can be common to be overwhelmed. To find out...

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Christmas road trip ahead? Get prepared with Start Rescue

Christmas road trip ahead? Get prepared with Start Rescue

Sponsored contentIt’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… For many, that means packing up the car and getting on the road to visit friends and family. This year the current climate has led to a lot of us looking for ways to save on costs where we can. However, if...

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Bristol’s Clean Air Zone is up and running

Bristol’s Clean Air Zone is up and running

On 28th November, Bristol City Council introduced charges for drivers of older, more polluting vehicles to enter parts of Bristol as the city's delayed Clean Air Zone came into force. Bristol City Council estimates that the charges will affect about three in 10...

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AA report compares Electric Vehicles running costs

AA report compares Electric Vehicles running costs

According to a new AA report, electric vehicles can lose out to diesel cars when looking at the pence per mile cost. It found that running a diesel is cheaper for EV drivers who do not have any form of personal dedicated off-street charging. The AA EV Recharge Report...

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Best motorway service stations revealed

Best motorway service stations revealed

According to the latest Motorway Services User Survey conducted by Transport Focus, most motorway service areas (MSAs) in Britain are doing a good job. The independent transport user watchdog, Transport Focus, spoke to more than 31,000 visitors at 119 motorway...

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Conkers, Potholes and Pigeons

Conkers, Potholes and Pigeons

Sponsored contentIn a survey of 2,000 British car owners in September 2022, the used-car marketplace Motorway revealed the leading causes of unexpected vehicle damage outside of wear and tear or road incidents. Potholes came out top, with 55% experiencing...

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Start Rescue’s Money Saving Tips for Motorists’

Start Rescue’s Money Saving Tips for Motorists’

Sponsored contentWith the cost of living crisis, many of us are looking at ways we can cut back on costs. Whilst for many motorists, the prospect of using their vehicle less is not an option, Which? Recommended Breakdown Provider, Start Rescue has some simple...

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Top 10 tips for selling your car

Top 10 tips for selling your car

Sponsored contentIf you feel like you want to take charge of your car’s sale and need a little support selling, here are ten great tips that will help put you back in the driving seat.Top 10 tips for selling your carSelling your car can be a daunting and stressful...

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Educating Drivers on How to Share the Road with Self-Driving Cars

Educating Drivers on How to Share the Road with Self-Driving Cars

One of the UK’s leading vehicle breakdown providers, Start Rescue has given its cautious backing to the UK Government’s announcement that self-driving cars could be on UK roads by 2025. Once merely a science fictional concept, the vision of self-driving cars has taken...

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Many Drivers Unaware of Highway Code Changes

Many Drivers Unaware of Highway Code Changes

A number of changes were made to The Highway Code in January 2022. These changes followed a public consultation on a review of The Highway Code to improve road safety for people walking, cycling and riding horses. It ran from July to October 2020 and received more...

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Research into Driving Offences by Younger Drivers

Research into Driving Offences by Younger Drivers

New research by insurance company Hastings Direct provides insight into young drivers' driving habits while shedding light on the top common driving offences in the UK. Data from between 01/01/2020 and 31/12/2021 analysing over 300,000 offences, based on freedom of...

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When do the new 72 number plates come out?

When do the new 72 number plates come out?

Sponsored contentThe 72 plate is the reg for cars registered after the 1st of September 2022. Other cars registered this year before September will have had the 22 plate instead. The September plates are based on the last two figures of the year, plus fifty. When cars...

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New Investment funds for GRIDSERVE

New Investment funds for GRIDSERVE

Infracapital, the infrastructure equity investment arm of M&G Plc, has invested £200 million into Buckingham-based GRIDSERVE. The funding will help expand the electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure company’s Sun-to-Wheel model, which combines hybrid solar farms, its...

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Fuel Consumption close to pre-Covid levels

Fuel Consumption close to pre-Covid levels

Petrol and diesel consumption was almost back to pre-Covid levels in May and June despite the high prices at the pumps. The latest figures from HMRC reveal that petrol consumption in May and June this year was just 0.3% less than in May and June 2019, and diesel...

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New Car Registrations July 2022

New Car Registrations July 2022

UK new car registrations fell for the fifth consecutive month in July, with a 9.0% reduction to 112,162 units, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). In July 2021, there were 123,296 new car registrations. According...

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