The Serious Fraud Office Investigates Europcar for Overpriced Car Repairs

Europcar, a major car rental company, has been accused of overcharging customers for car repairs on their rented vehicles. It has been found that the repair costs are quoted as high as 300% above industry standards. The Trading Standards body and Serious Fraud office have both launched investigations. Routine repairs, such as replacing a tyre, […]

Half of UK Drivers Will Only Take a Break After 3 Hours of Driving

Our latest research has found that half of UK drivers will only stop and take a break after at least 3 hours of driving. According to the Highway Code from the Department of Transport, you must take sufficient breaks whilst driving; it recommends a minimum rest of 15 minutes after every 2 hours of travelling […]

The Big Switch To Electric Cars

Another week, another new piece about electric cars. Business and government are both making a lurch towards emissions free, electric vehicles. There have been increasingly rapid advances in electric technology, with the batteries particularly tumbling in price as they become more sophisticated and in more demand. Here are the latest stories about electric cars: UK […]

A Third of UK Drivers Will Wait for up to Two Weeks or More Before Dealing with a Check Engine Light

Our latest survey has found that a third of UK drivers will wait for up to two weeks or more before investigating a check engine light. When a car’s check engine light comes on, the issue should be diagnosed as soon as possible because it may affect the safety of the driver as well as […]

Over Half of UK Drivers Cannot Change a Wheel

According to our latest research over half of UK drivers do not feel confident changing a wheel. Whilst the basic mechanics behind the first cars are still fairly straightforward to understand, car engineering has long since developed and become more complicated. As a result, more motorists are becoming less confident at changing parts on their […]

Are We Entering A New Era Of Self-Driving Cars?

Whilst the main focus of the Queen’s speech was Brexit related, some other items made the cut. One of the most interesting was the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill, which aims to make the UK a leader in both self-driving and electric vehicles. The biggest roadblock for autonomous car was always going to be the […]

UK Drivers Are 3x More Likely to Pull over for a Woman Than a Man, but Elderly Drivers Have the Best Chance

Our latest research has found that drivers in the UK are three times more likely to pull over to help a woman, who has broken down on the roadside, than a man. Indeed, 57% of drivers are more likely to pull over for a stranded woman, compared to only 17% being more likely to do […]

Jaguar Land Rover invests into Brexit Britain

5000 jobs are being created to develop the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) workforce in the UK. This comes on the same day EU negotiation bells are sounded in parliament. Jaguar Land Rover have a long history in Britain, and despite being owned by Indian Tata Steel, the company is still based in Coventry and has […]

Amazon UK Bumps Heads with Autotrader

According to Bloomberg, Amazon UK will be premiering a large scale test of a car dealership product. Amazon Europe has been tinkering with a small test in Italy last year, when car buyers were able to buy Fiat 500, Panda and 500L models for delivery. The cars are advertised online then dropped off at a […]

Changes For Car Owners In 2017

As the wheel turns on another year, we are left looking at the changes to come in 2017. We will guide you through the changes taking place for new and current car owners in the UK. By staying ahead of the bills and trials coming in the next year, we can help you manage and […]