Drivers Parking on Pavements Will Face £70 Fine

The Department for Transport are considering new laws to prevent cars parking on pavements. This will allow local councils to make it illegal to park on the kerb without explicit permission. Currently there no law outside London against parking on a...

Student Caught Speeding claims his speedometer confused him

A 22-year-old student was caught speeding at 89mph in a 30mph zone had claimed he was going so fast because his metric speedometer confused him. Khalid Al-Qahtani was seen driving down Ling Road, Loughborough, at nearly 60mph over the speed limit...

JLR To Cut Production at Castle Bromwich Plant

Car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover is cutting back production at its Castle Bromwich plant in Birmingham as it produced no cars at the plant for four weeks over Christmas, according to reports. A Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) spokesman said: "We...

If You are a female & driving – Be careful over Christmas

It has been reported that women are more likely to be stopped by police over the festive period. The report has come from data that shows that women are more likely to be convicted of drink driving once they have...

World’s First Dent-Proof Car

The Tokyo Motor Show wasn’t dented by a concept car equipped with external airbags that protects the vehicle from being dented in a collision. The Flesby II ultra-compact vehicle has it’s body panels covered with soft, next generation rubber. "We put...

Ferrari FXX-K Evo Launched

Only a limited number have been built, will only be available to owners of the standard FXX-K and only a few selected customers. The Ferrari FXX-K Evo has been evolved from the LaFerrari track day FXX-K. The new Evo version...

Aston Martin Reveal DB11 Volante

Aston Martin’s DB11 has received a new addition, the drop-top Volante version, powered exclusively by the AMG-sourced 4.0-litre turbocharged V8 engine. The new car is its sportiest open-top model yet, according to Aston. To ensure handling is as keen as...

Shell Buys Electric Car Charging Company

Oil and gas giant Shell has bought NewMotion, the owner of one of Europe's largest electric car charging networks. Shell will buy the Dutch firm to complement its plans for fast-charging points on service station forecourts, a step marking a...

UK Car Sales Fall in September

In a move that one industry body called a “cause for concern”, car sales in the UK fell 9% in September. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said new car registrations last month numbered 426,170. From September last year,...

Vehicle Thefts Rise By 30% In Three Years

RAC figures suggest vehicle thefts have risen by 30% in the last three years following a decade of decline. Up from about 66,000 in 2013, almost 86,000 vehicles were stolen in 2016, according to the group. They say that new technology...