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03 July 2015 at 09:00

Despite the wholesale price of diesel being cheaper than petrol for all of June motorists are still paying 3p a litre more at the pumps. The RAC’s Fuel Watch report for June shows the price of diesel has become the ‘elephant in the room’ with wholesale prices 1p to 3p a litre lower than petrol yet the a...

29 June 2015 at 11:07

RAC Business analysis of roadside recoveries reveals breakdown hotspots Company car drivers are more likely to break down in Croydon than any other part of the UK, according to analysis by RAC Business. The London borough has topped the list every year since 2010, ahead of the likes of Brent, Southwark, Dartford and Newcastle-under-Lyme in the dubious honour...

22 June 2015 at 16:07

More than a third (39%) of motorists who have bought a used-car would under no circumstances use the same dealer again. A study into the car-buying habits of 1,500 motorists* carried out by the RAC also found that 40% of people said they have had a problem with a vehicle bought from a used car dealer and almost a third (29%) said the dealer did not do well in putting the proble...

10 June 2015 at 17:14

The RAC and Audi have set a new Guinness World Records title by driving to 14 countries on a single tank of fuel. Motoring journalist Andrew Frankel and racing driver Rebecca Jackson drove an Audi A6 ultra 1,158.9 miles almost non-stop for nearly 28 hours from the Netherlands to Hungary, passing through Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Austria, Germ...

05 June 2015 at 15:55

Visitors to RAC Business stand have chance to win exclusive signed print of supersonic car Visitors to this year’s Company Car In Action will have the chance see a replica of the supersonic car making its bid to be the world’s fastest thing on four wheels. RAC Business has teamed up with the most exciting engineering project the UK has seen in d...

29 May 2015 at 13:10

RAC Business launches ‘van for van’ replacement service to keep firms on the move RAC Business has launched a new feature as part of its Onward Travel cover, as research* reveals the cost of a vehicle being off the road is up to £500 a day for one in three small businesses. In response to customer feedback the new feature will ensure a cust...

29 May 2015 at 00:01

Audi A6 ultra, two drivers, one tank of fuel – how many borders can they cross? The RAC and Audi are joining forces to set a new world record for the greatest number of countries driven to on one tank of fuel. The...

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 Motorist...

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