Monthly Archives: February 2011

Classic cars easy prey for thieves

Classic cars will always have an appeal for those willing to forego today’s modern extras like power-steering and air conditioning for the thrill of owning and driving a timeless machine. However, Tracker, the UK’s leading stolen vehicle recovery company, is warning … Continue reading

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Drivers looking to save money

As many as two out of three motorists are planning to change driving habits because of sky-high fuel and insurance prices, according to a survey conducted by moneysupermarket.com. Nearly half (48.2%) say their next car will be a more fuel-efficient model, … Continue reading

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Petrol hits record price level

The price of petrol and diesel at the pumps has reached record levels, with a reduction in the European market cost of fuel not being passed on to UK consumers, the AA has said. Average petrol prices have reached an … Continue reading

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Bat Out Of Hell voted motorists’ favourite driving anthem

Meat Loaf’s Bat Out Of Hell has been voted motorists’ favourite driving tune, according to an AA/Populus survey. Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody was in second place, with Abba’s Dancing Queen third in the poll of nearly 16,000 AA members. Two Chris … Continue reading

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First Drive: Vauxhall Antara

As any car executive will tell you, moving with the times is key to survival. Market trends and customer buying habits change so often now that the you can’t stand still for even a moment. When it was first launched, … Continue reading

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DVLA reminds motorists to ensure vehicle insurance is up to date under new law

The DVLA in conjunction with the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) and the British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) are reminding drivers that a new law to be rolled out in late Spring will mean that they must keep their vehicle insured … Continue reading

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First Drive: Audi A6

It’s easy to make all the right noises about becoming number one in your field, but turning those brave words into success is another matter altogether. For car manufacturers it is a never-ending quest for more sales and a bigger … Continue reading

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Cost of disabled parking shoots up

The maximum charge for a Blue Badge disabled parking permit is to rise five-fold to £10, the Government has announced. It said this was the first increase for 30 years and in return badge holders would benefit from less abuse … Continue reading

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