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28 April 2015 at 09:00

Price of petrol and diesel rise in March despite drop in wholesale prices Petrol sales fell 10% in March to a record low* of 1.31bn litres following a 4% growth in February when drivers took advantage of prices 22p a litre lower than the year before, according to the latest figures released by HMRC**. Sales of diesel also dropped by 7% from the bumper Februar...

27 April 2015 at 14:54

The UK’s motorways and major A roads will heave under an extra weight of traffic this coming weekend as 14.5 million of us* get in our cars to take advantage of the early May bank holiday. ‘Peak car’ is predicted for Friday 1 May when some 4 million people will take to the road to see friends and family for the long weekend – and with it being a no...

23 April 2015 at 09:25

Northern Irelands leading Vehicle Management Company DFC celebrates 25 years in business with this exciting new announcement. Belfast-based DFC and the RAC have joined forces to provide market-leading Breakdown Recovery, Accident Management and Telematics services, ensuring the cutting edge vehicle technology is available for all...

10 April 2015 at 09:34

RAC Business has secured a new five year contract with one of the UK’s most interesting and diverse vehicle leasing businesses - SHB Hire Ltd. Michael Parker from SHB with RAC Patrol Aaron Chalk ...

06 April 2015 at 10:01

RAC signals transformation of Britain’s used car market from top to bottom Online car showroom to match millions of potential buyers with up to 500k used cars The RAC is kick-starting a major shake-up of Britain’s used car market with the relaunch of RAC Cars, a service that allows car sellers ...

02 April 2015 at 15:06

The RAC is advising motorists to plan ahead to dodge the queues this Easter as in total 16 million* are expected to take to the road for the first spring bank holiday of 2015. The motoring organisation estimates 4 million motorists will be taking to the road on Good Friday to escape for a break, but traffic volumes are expected to peak on Easter Sunday when nearly 4.5 million m...

31 March 2015 at 09:15

Independent crash-detection accuracy test puts RAC above 90% RAC Telematics looks set to take the vehicle tracking technology into a new era as independent tests prove its crash detection accuracy is far above current industry averages. TRL, the UK’s transport research laboratory which provides impartial world-class research, testing and certification f...

26 March 2015 at 01:24

January and February 2015 worst for suspension spring call-outs Motorists face potential spring bill of £1 million a month Despite the last two winters being relatively mild for much of Britain, analysis of RAC breakdowns has revealed there are signs that Britain’s roads are still not in as good a condition...

25 March 2015 at 15:29

David Wallace joins RAC as Business Services Director The RAC has announced the appointment of David Wallace as new Busi...

24 March 2015 at 11:25

UK business back motoring but diesels drivers shouldering cost of lower petrol prices Retailers urged to pass on 4p a litre diesel wholesale saving Latest figures released by HMRC* reveal that both business and private drivers clocked up more miles this February as they took advantage of fuel prices 22p a litre lower than 12 months ago....

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