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29 October 2014 at 14:48

As a new survey points to the fact a fifth of UK motorists are reliant on fitting part-worn tyres in a bid to save cash, drivers are being warned over the dangers of cutting corners.An alarming 22% of drivers have at some stage opted for second-hand tyres over new - 9% of whom have done so in the past year.RAC spokesman Simon Williams said: "It is vital that car-owners regularly check the condi...

29 October 2014 at 14:48

Thanks to a new app and fresh technology, parking in central London could soon become a lot easier.Westminster Council has installed sensors on 3,000 spaces which, in combination with the ParkRight app, can help drivers pinpoint which parking bays are already full, cutting out a lot of fruitless circuits of the capital's roads.With more than 600,000 cars entering the centre of London every day,...

29 October 2014 at 14:48

Road users' voices "are to be heard" thanks to a new watchdog announced by the Government. Transport Focus is to build on the work of the Office of Rail Regulator (ORR) and Passenger Focus to ensure that roads policy is "accountable to taxpayers", Road Minister John Hayes promised.England's motorists will be able to submit their views on the running of the country's motorways and A-roads, whic...

29 October 2014 at 14:48

One of the most popular sports utility vehicles (SUV) on the market has just got even better.The latest Ford Kuga SUV not only boasts upgraded in-car tech, but better engines too. Ford SUV fans looking to buy a car may be tempted by a raft of new kit improvements. Owners will be able to activate their in-car apps by voice control, whether Radioplayer, Glympse, Spotify or Audioteka, leaving t...

29 October 2014 at 14:48

Drivers who suffer tyre problems can now turn to their smartphone for guidance thanks to a new app. Reminders, hints and expert advice are available at motorists' fingertips with the Tyre Safety Companion, a free application downloadable from the Google Play and Apple iTunes stores.There's a host of tyre maintenance and safety information on the app and it also includes Tyresafe guidance on wh...

28 October 2014 at 14:30

Better safeguards are being urged to stop the power of keyless ignition systems "falling into the wrong hands". The call by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) comes after reports suggest the equipment is being exploited by thieves. The SMMT says such equipment is installed in the first instance for legitimate use by workshops and technicians, in order to carry out routin...

28 October 2014 at 14:30

Families out and about during half-term will pay less to fill their cars, thanks to ongoing battles in the supermarket pump price war. The opening salvo came from Asda as it announced a 2p-a-litre cut in its petrol and diesel prices from Tuesday.Asda's decision was swiftly followed by Morrisons and Tesco announcements of similar discounts.Petrol now costs 120.7p a litre at Asda filling station...

28 October 2014 at 14:30

A celebrity cook's dream of competing in an iconic veteran car rally will be no half-baked one this weekend. Great British Bake-Off celebrity Paul Hollywood is participating in this Sunday's London to Brighton Veteran Car Run .He will be alongside a cluster of other showbiz stars during the 118-year-old, 60-mile event (96.5 kms). Multi-Olympic gold medal-winning knights, rower Steve Redgrave ...

28 October 2014 at 14:30

A US-based electric motor manufacturer has opened its first charging station in Scotland. Motorists driving Tesla's Model S can now set their journey planner to Edinburgh Airport.A round-the-clock facility in the Almond Road car park is the latest in the Californian car maker's expanding "Supercharger" network. Tesla hopes that this network will soon enable such drivers to travel all over the...

28 October 2014 at 14:30

Many Volkswagen Beetle drivers love to customise their cars, but very few have gone to the lengths of one particular owner.The enthusiast in question has started the process of building a one-off limousine version of the new generation Beetle measuring a monumental 21 feet long, and now it is up for sale.The Beetle is powered by a standard Beetle 1.9-litre diesel engine and only has 1,758 miles...

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