20 May 2015 at 14:33
The unpredictable weather isn’t going to be enough to put off the nation from taking advantage of the forthcoming bank holiday with new figures from the RAC indicating more than two-thirds (70%) of the UK’s driving population – that’s some 20 million of us* – are planning on getting away to see friends or family.
Bank Holiday Monday – w...
18 May 2015 at 13:36
56% of small businesses spend £1,685 per year on each company car
Small businesses in the UK are spending on average almost £1,700 every year maintaining each of their company cars, according to new research by RAC Business - with one in five (20%) spending more than £2,000 per car.
The survey carried out among 1,000 small businesses during ...
18 May 2015 at 09:00
Bristol motorists lead the way in checking a used car’s history before purchase; those in Glasgow and Edinburgh twice as likely to go without checking
53% of checks sold by the RAC used to check on cars sold by dealers
7 in 10 motorists ‘buy blind’ with no check on a vehicle’s past at all
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...