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Will unleaded petrol and diesel prices stop rising?

Will unleaded petrol and diesel prices stop rising?

Unleaded prices have been rising since the last week in July and are now starting to touch £1.50 per litre. Over the past 30 days, prices at the pump have increased by nearly 5%. The premium brands (bp, Shell and Esso) are all averaging prices over £1.50 per litre for...

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Drivers warned forgetting caravan checks could be costly

Drivers warned forgetting caravan checks could be costly

SponsoredUK drivers are being warned to check three key things before towing the caravan this holiday season to help keep them safe on the roads and protected from fines and penalties. Caravan insurance comparison experts at Quotezone.co.uk warn holidaymakers to check...

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Update on ULEZ expansion in London

Update on ULEZ expansion in London

Two weeks ago we talked about The Battle over ULEZ expansion in London since then things have progressed again. In late July, London's High Court dismissed appeals made by the five Conservative boroughs. In making his ruling, Mr Justice Swift said he was satisfied...

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Plan ahead for summer drives

Plan ahead for summer drives

Sponsored content. There’s a lot to love about summer; the long warm days spent visiting friends and family, the day trips to the beach or country parks and the good old UK Staycation. What isn’t always so great is the hectic journey to get to these divine locations....

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The Battle over ULEZ expansion in London

The Battle over ULEZ expansion in London

Boris Johnson decided to introduce the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) when he was Mayor of London. It came into effect in April 2019, when Sadiq Khan became Mayor. A £12.50 daily charge applies for driving in the Ultra Low Emission Zone if a  vehicle doesn't meet...

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Study reveals Volkswagen drivers are the messiest

Study reveals Volkswagen drivers are the messiest

Car finance company, Go Car Credit, reveal Volkswagen (VW) drivers are the messiest, spending the least time cleaning their cars (14 minutes / week). Renault and Nissan drivers were not far behind, spending roughly 16 minutes per week cleaning their vehicles, 20% less...

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When is the best day to take your driving test?

When is the best day to take your driving test?

According to research by findandfundmycar.com driving test pass rates vary for different days of the week. Road use may fluctuate throughout the working week. Mondays can be chaotic with morning traffic and lunchtime rushes, as can Fridays for the same reasons,...

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Unleaded and Diesel Prices are Starting to Rise

Unleaded and Diesel Prices are Starting to Rise

There has been a noticeable shift in fuel prices in the past few months, particularly for unleaded petrol and diesel. After experiencing a downward trend since the beginning of the year, fuel prices have recently stabilised and even risen. Diesel prices have witnessed...

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Motorway EV Charging is Falling Short

Motorway EV Charging is Falling Short

New research conducted by the RAC reveals that the government looks unlikely to meet its target of having six or more rapid or ultra-rapid electric vehicle chargers at every motorway service area in England by the end of 2023. Only 27 of 119 motorway services reviewed...

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New Trade Organisation for EV Charging

New Trade Organisation for EV Charging

A new trade body for the electric vehicle (EV) charging industry, ChargeUK, was launched in late April and revealed investment plans up to 2030. ChargeUK brings together 18 of the UK's largest charge point operators (CPOs), which have announced they will invest more...

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Be Bank Holiday Ready with Start Rescue

Be Bank Holiday Ready with Start Rescue

Sponsored contentWith spring and summer comes warmer weather, Bank Holidays, and an increase in the number of people making road trips - all of which can see the UK's motorways become jam-packed with cars. Failing to plan properly for a road trip could mean the whole...

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Ford’s Hands-Free Self-Driving System Approved For Use in the UK

Ford’s Hands-Free Self-Driving System Approved For Use in the UK

Drivers will be legally allowed to take their hands off the steering wheel on Britain’s motorways for the first time as long as they watch the road after the government approved another step on the path to self-driving cars. Ford has released “hands-off, eyes-on”...

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How Waves is cleaning up the hand car wash industry

How Waves is cleaning up the hand car wash industry

From the outside, it may seem that cleaning cars is a simple business, but the Car Wash Association released a report showing the size of the industry with an estimated 110m hand car washes every year.  The industry is highly fragmented and largely unregulated,...

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Hydrogen Filling Station UK Network Development

Hydrogen Filling Station UK Network Development

Hydrogen Filling Station UK Network Development Two hydrogen pumps are included in plans for a service station development submitted by the forecourt dealer group Euro Garages to Aberdeenshire Council. The company has applied for planning permission for a service...

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London and Nottingham revealed as top EV cities

London and Nottingham revealed as top EV cities

Sponsored contentAnalysis by the used-car marketplace Motorway has revealed that London and Nottingham are the top two cities in the UK for electric vehicles (EVs). London has been named the city leading the charge on electric vehicle adoption, with EVs representing...

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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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