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27 June 2013 at 13:31
Many new cars are fitted with alarms, immobilisers and other clever devices to improve vehicle security. They both protect your possessions from opportunist thieves and your car itself from being stolen.
But the number of different car alarms and security features on offer, and the corresponding level of protection they give, can be baffling for a new buyer. That’s without even considering the huge number of aftermarket units available.
27 June 2013 at 13:21
In what might feel like a long time coming we have at last had some good news for motorists from the Government in the shape of a £28bn investment in the UK’s roads.
18 June 2013 at 13:07
The pace of progress in the automotive industry is startling. Development is relentless – and it needs to be for manufacturers to stay at the forefront of the industry.
17 June 2013 at 13:18
With the summer holidays approaching, and hopefully a summer packed full of fair weather, plenty of families will be making weekend road trips to frequented holiday destinations.
06 June 2013 at 13:12
Modern cars are filled with electronics and packed with sensors to monitor both how your vehicle is behaving and to make our motoring life easier.
But when something does go wrong, it can be a difficult task trying to work out exactly what that warning light flashing away on your dashboard is trying to tell you.
15 May 2013 at 09:10
In the world of fleet operations, no day can be called ‘average’. By its very nature, flexibility has to be built in to the capacity of every journey across the country – making the logistics and pressures on teams on the ground to meet deadlines and keep within costs challenging, to say the least.
02 May 2013 at 09:32
... Being in an industry that deals with vehicle breakdowns means you tend to go out of your way to avoid using motoring metaphors, but when discussing leading a business it is actually very hard.
22 April 2013 at 16:11
Satellite navigation systems can help drivers, taking the pressure off of a long journey and letting the software doing the hard work of directing you to your destination. Though after after the story of a sat-nav leading a group of school children 80 miles from their planned destination we’ve put together 10 of the worst sat-nav related disasters we’ve heard of.
15 April 2013 at 11:00
Consumer interest in alternatively fuelled cars is high. That’s according to a survey of 1,400 motorists conducted by the RAC, which has revealed that almost half of drivers (49%) would consider buying an alternatively fuelled vehicle, while a quarter (25%) say that they are likely to purchase one in the next five years.
11 April 2013 at 16:31
If you are planning to drive in countries outside the EU you will need to apply for an International Driving Permit (IDP).