Sales enquiries: 0844 891 3111

RAC

Why join RAC?
After 117 years, RAC has more motoring experience than any other Breakdown organisation
We were voted Best Overall Vehicle Insurance Provider at the Personal Finance Awards 2010/11
Enjoy great member benefits
Buy Breakdown Cover today and get free At Home Cover

Motoring News

Results

41 to 50 of 7688
...5 6 7 8...

14 October 2014 at 13:23

Filling up at the pumps is at its cheapest for three years as the latest supermarket fuel price war hots up. Diesel prices are dropping by up to 2p a litre at Sainsbury's and Asda on Tuesday - with a 1p cut for unleaded petrol. Tesco is also cutting prices, with a penny off a litre of petrol as well as a minimum of 1p a litre off the price of diesel, with many of its 500 forecourts matching ...

14 October 2014 at 13:23

Rural roads are the most dangerous in the UK, accounting for nearly two thirds (60%) of all road deaths - official figures show. Now, road safety campaign THINK! is calling on all drivers to show more vigilance on country routes; which pose the unique risks of sharp bends and hidden hazards.A quarter of drivers have seen a near-miss collision on rural roads. One in three (35%) admit to taking ...

14 October 2014 at 13:23

A new campaign bids to help reduce the number of road fatalities related to the winter weather.The arrival of winter brings the prospect of snow and ice, as well darker mornings and evenings when commuters are making they way to and from work.All this adds up to more dangerous conditions for driving, backed up by official statistics which show that car drivers were involved in 57,260 accidents ...

14 October 2014 at 13:23

Top Gear host Richard Hammond has again denied the team aimed to offend Argentinians with the number plate H982 FKL, saying they felt a "real chill" when they realised.The presenter claimed the incident resulted from a coincidence, during an interview for the Chris Evans Show on BBC Radio 2.He said any allusion the 1982 Falklands War on the number plate would have been: "a terrible gag if we'd...

14 October 2014 at 13:23

A car enthusiast has constructed a replica Pagani Zonda after sourcing the vast majority of its parts through online auction site eBay. Not content with owning a vintage Ferrari sports car, Nick Truman managed to snap up a used Jaguar V12 engine for £89 on eBay in 2010 and said at the time that he planned to use it to build something 'insane' and 'exotic'.He decided to replicate a £750,000 Pag...

13 October 2014 at 13:38

A new range of AMG C 63 saloons and estates is set to grace Mercedes forecourts as early as next spring, the German giant says.The new high-performance C 63s, which will cost from £59,795, will have similar AMG tuning as the manufacturer's new C-Class models.They will feature the same 4.0-litre V8 bi-turbo engine as the AMG GT.Mercedes says it has improved the fuel efficiency of the engine, but...

13 October 2014 at 13:38

Carrying out basic maintenance on a car can prevent drivers being left stranded on the side of the road this winter, according to motoring experts.The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) says making sure car batteries are in a good condition and that coolant, anti-freeze, oil and brake fluid levels are topped up are vital in making sure cars run well.The most common reason for motorists havin...

13 October 2014 at 13:38

James May has said a number plate on a vehicle used in an episode of Top Gear filmed in Argentina was never meant to be provocative.The licence number, which reads H982 FKL, has been interpreted by some to reference the Falklands conflict between Britain and Argentina in 1982.May admitted that the show's presenters do "muck about" but insisted that they would never mock people about their war c...

13 October 2014 at 13:38

British motorists keen to get their hands on Volkswagen's latest Passat will not be able to buy a petrol-only model, the German giant has revealed.The eighth generation of the popular saloon car will only be available with diesel engines in the UK at first.But an electric hybrid version, which will take petrol, is expected to hit the UK market towards the end of next year, while the diesel mode...

13 October 2014 at 13:38

Getting his company car to cover almost 1,000 miles on a single tank of fuel has helped a sales manager treat his family to a holiday in southern Italy without breaking the bank. Toomey Leasing Group's Dino Landico used his diesel Vauxhall Insignia to drive his family of four - and all their luggage - 3,200 miles to Naples and back, achieving an average of 59 miles per gallon as he crossed the...

...5 6 7 8...
RAC Breakdown Cover
Get UK Breakdown Cover from £27.99.
RAC Breakdown Cover_img Find out more
Accessorise your Car
Visit RAC Shop today to see our range of accessories and over 80,000 Car Parts.
Accessorise your Car_img Shop now