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WEC set to overtake Formula One?
PUBLISHED: 21/04/2015

Image Source Formula One is still regarded as the pinnacle of motor sport, and for many it’s the only race series they’ll tune in to on a regular basis. But, for this season at least, it might be worth searching out coverage of the World Endurance Championship instead – and here’s why. Most people will know the World Endurance Champio...

Hyundai Writes a Giant Message to Astronaut Dad
PUBLISHED: 15/04/2015

Hyundai have teamed up with Stephanie from Texas, to send a message to the stars and let her Dad know that she loves him. The touching gesture from Hyundai has been circling the internet and it's easy to see the appeal. As the video progresses you are reminded of feelings you thought were lost, you find yourself hoping with all your heart th...

Parking Fine App – DoNotPay.co.uk
PUBLISHED: 14/04/2015

Parking tickets really can be enraging. Of course, those who park their cars illegally and without consideration should be fined. It’s a no brainer. It says “keep clear” so the business can take deliveries and continue operating or so traffic can continue to flow correctly. They didn’t put the sign up for the good of their health. That be...

8 Things You Didn’t Know About BMW
PUBLISHED: 13/04/2015

Did you know that BMW’s first M sports car was the result of a failed partnership with Lamborghini? Originally founded as BFW in 1916, BMW has produced some of the world’s most iconic cars throughout its almost 100-year history. From sports cars to economy-focused city cars, BMW’s vehicles are instantly recognisable in any situation. From...

More Fines for UK Motorists - £20 Idling Charge
PUBLISHED: 27/03/2015

Westminster Council have decided to start fining motorists who leave their engine running while stationary Image source Over one hundred new traffic marshals to be set loose Westminster council have confirmed that they are to begin fining motorists with an on the spot penalty of £20 if they refuse to turn their engine off when told to d...

Jeremy Clarkson: What Happens Now?
PUBLISHED: 25/03/2015

BBC Officially declares that Jeremy Clarkson has been sacked and will not have his contract renewed. So, it’s finally happened. Much to the dismay of millions of his loyal followers, Jeremy Clarkson has been dropped from the BBC and Top Gear following that now-famous ‘fracas’ with one of the show’s producers. Despite the very pub...

Buying Cars at Auction: What You Need to Know
PUBLISHED: 25/03/2015

Buying Cars at Auction: What You Need to Know Have you ever considered buying a used car at auction? Car auctions offer excellent value for money, with a wide variety of high quality used cars available at prices far below those on offer at the local dealership. Car auctions offer a wide range of vehicles and an interesting environment, b...

Extra Charge for Diesel Drivers Sparks Outrage
PUBLISHED: 24/03/2015

Residents of Islington, north London are being forced to pay an extra charge to park diesel cars outside their own property "Encouraging" diesel drivers to switch Big bosses at major car manufacturing companies have recently hit out at new charges Islington council have introduced for diesel driving residents. If those driving diesel vehi...

Calls For Urgent Overhaul of 80 Year Old Driving Test
PUBLISHED: 23/03/2015

The UK Driving Test reached it's 80th year in operation on Monday and now faces calls for urgent overhaul from the IAM Given the fact our Great British driving test is now 80 years old, it's safe to assume that it has challenged us all at one point or another. It's been announced this week that the IAM are now calling for an "urgent" overhau...

Budget 2015 – What it Means for UK Motorists
PUBLISHED: 19/03/2015

Image Source Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne delivered his sixth Budget speech yesterday (Wednesday, March 18, 2015). It was the Chancellor’s final Budget Statement before the country goes to the polls in the May 7th general election. Company car tax Company car benefit-in-kind tax rates will increase by three percentage poin...

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