Monday, June 26, 2017

Birmingham’s Strict New Measures Target Motor Nuisances

The streets and suburbs of Birmingham have been hit with anew blight in recent years in the form of illegal street racing, cruising and general motor nonsense. Thankfully new measures are being implemented by West Midlands Police that could see...

Drivers Caught on Mobiles Twice to Lose License

The law has been tightened on reckless drivers using their phones whilst driving. The new law means that those caught using their mobiles twice whilst at the wheel will lose their license. Getting caught once will results in 6...

Jaguar XE Brings £100m Investment to Castle Bromwich

Jaguar XE is to slowly transfer production from its current base in Solihull to its Castle Bromwich site. The move will see Castle Bromwich take over manufacturing of the luxury XE car.  Currently, the XF, F-TYPE and XJ are...

£45 Million Injection for Midlands Automotive Sector to Create 3,000 Skilled Jobs

Government to invest £35 million to help thriving £70 billion automotive sector Highly-skilled automotive and advanced manufacturing jobs will be created Investment will also improve industrial transport links on the A45, including a new bridge to connect Whitley South to the...

The Ethnic Penalty

Any motorist living in areas with a high proportion of ethnic minority households is being charged higher prices for their car insurance regardless of any other factor, according to a new study. The research, which used data provided by the...

Rolls-Royce £2bn Write Down

In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, Rolls-Royce is estimated to post a £2bn write-down due to the weakening sterling. The shocking loss is believed to be caused by Brexit. The Darby based FTSE 100 Company, known for its car...

Aston Expressway and more to close this weekend

Due to maintenance, the A38(M) Aston Expressway and Junction 6 of the M6 is to be closed from 8pm tonight till Monday 6am. Diversion will be in place but it is highly advised that motorists plan their routes into Birmingham...

Driverless Cars in Coventry

Coventry car maker Jaguar Land Rover intend to create over 100 research vehicles as part of a driverless car project. A four-year-long project, they will be tested on motorways in Coventry. Initial features of the cars include cars being able...

New Speed Camera Locations

As part of a £600,000 pilot scheme aimed to reduce accidents, seven new speed cameras are set to pop up around Birmingham. The locations are to be the seven worst accident prone spots. Locations include: Hagley Road, Newton Road, Bristol...

Sadiq Khan Unveils Action Plan to Battle London’s Toxic Air

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan launched plans for the toughest crackdown on the most polluting vehicles by any major city around the world. A £10 charge for the most polluting vehicles and an extended Ultra-Low Emission Zone will be part...