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Feb 19

Black Box Car Insurance Saves Young Drivers £50m


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More than £50 million has been saved by young drivers in the United Kingdom over the course of the last five years because of the use of “black box” telematics insurance policies.

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14
Feb 19

Parking Chaos Could Erupt with Self-Driving Cars


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Parking complications could result from self-driving cars in the future, according to the results of a new study that suggests that autonomous vehicles may simply drive around, awaiting the return of their owners, so as to avoid accruing parking charges.

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24
Jan 19

Worrying Downturn in UK Car Manufacturing


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November saw a 19.6% decline in car manufacturing in the United Kingdom, with 31,551 fewer vehicles being produced when compared to the same month in 2017.

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10
Jan 19

Stricter Rules Possible for MOT


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One of the biggest updates in the almost 60 year history of the MOT took place just last year, but now regulations could be tightened yet again as safety chiefs try to deal with the 2.39 million cars in the United Kingdom that are the subject of outstanding safety recalls.

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27
Dec 18

Car Daytime Running Lights Confuse Drivers


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Daytime running lights are confusing old and new drivers alike, leaving them baffled as to whether they are legally required to fit them to their vehicles, new research has revealed.

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13
Dec 18

40% Injury Reduction Claimed for External Airbags


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The severity of injuries that result from car accidents could be reduced by as much as 40 percent because of external airbags which inflate from the sills of a car, a leading auto parts supplier has claimed.

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22
Nov 18

The Success Story of McLaren’s Road Cars


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McLaren has long been one of the most successful manufacturers of racing cars in the United Kingdom, revered by fans along with the likes of Chaparral and Lola. The company, which is based in Woking, could have stayed in that successful niche, but instead made the potentially risky decision to begin manufacturing world-class supercars, and challenge Ferrari while turning itself into a household name. But how did McLaren go from racing cars to the new 250mph hypercar known as the Speedtail?

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08
Nov 18

Almost 11,000 Unsafe Drivers on UK Roads


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Around 10,964 drivers in the United Kingdom remain on the road in spite of having gained 12 or even more penalty points on their driving licences.

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25
Oct 18

Are Diesel Cars on the Way Out?


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The senior executives of automobile manufacturing firms, such as Germany’s Daimler AG and the Renault Groupe of France, say that exposure to diesel vehicles will have to be reduced by their companies as the cars are unlikely to be compelling in the business sense in the years to come. Apprehension about the future of diesel cars has also been expressed by the CEO and chairman of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, Carlos Ghosn, and the head of Mercedes-Benz cars and Daimler’s board of management chairman, Dieter Zetsche.

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Oct 18

The Most Jaw-Droppingly Expensive Cars Ever Sold


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The ten motor vehicles featured in this article are the most unbelievably expensive cars ever sold, all of which were purchased at auction, and amounting to more than $268 million in total.

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