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30 October 2014 at 13:21

A new RAC poll suggests almost half of drivers only fill their tanks on the motorway if absolutely necessary, with many attempting to boycott such service stations in protest at exploitative prices, More than a quarter (26%) of the 1,463 drivers have already taken action and will no longer head to motorway garages to purchase petrol.Motorway prices can be up to 15p more expensive than filling ...

30 October 2014 at 13:21

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced plans to move away from Ferrari. The strategy involves selling a tenth of the high-end car manufacturer on the general stock market.For decades motorists buying a car in the luxury sector have been lured by Ferrari, and soon they will be able to buy shares in the company too - certainly on the US market and possibly in Europe too.The remainder of F...

30 October 2014 at 13:21

Motorists around the UK can look forward to vastly improved weather forecasts, thanks to a new supercomputer at a cost of nearly £100 million. Drivers being caught unawares by flash floods and other hazardous road conditions, could increasingly become a thing of the past.The Met Office's £97 million High Performance Computer (HPC) can better tell drivers when to expect huge snowfall, robust wi...

30 October 2014 at 13:21

A Conservative MP has called for a continent-wide, life ban on foreign motorists who cause death while over the drink-drive limit in the UK. They should also face a ban that is consistent across Europe, says Alec Shelbrooke. His call follows the tragic death of his teenage West Yorkshire constituent Callum Wark. Mr Wark, 19, died after Bulgarian Stoyan Andonov Stoyanov's truck hit his Renault...

30 October 2014 at 13:21

Drivers face added dangers on the roads with the clocks having gone back last weekend. The earlier nights mean motorists have to drive with additional care in darker conditions, so the Institute of Advanced Motorists has put together a seven-point plan to minimise your chances of a seasonal prang. In addition, RAC spokesman Simon Williams comments: "Despite the current mild temperatures, it i...

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...

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