Car Insurance News Articles
A report has suggested that some drivers are taking less care when operating cars that have new driver assistance features, because these systems are being marketed as “autonomous” or “self-driving”.
Samuel Gibbs, The Guardian, reports:
Drivers are opting for more environmentally friendly cars, with sales of hybrids increasing year-on-year and diesel cars plunging in popularity.
Adam Vaughan, The Guardian, reports:
There has been a lot of speculation around stop-start engines. Some say they save fuel, others say they’re more harmful to the environment. So, let’s try and get the facts straight.
The World Cup has officially started, but let’s put football aside for a second, and instead, imagine a competition where we see who can build the best car. Who would win?
The Telegraph Reports:
The price of fuel is constantly fluctuating, but drivers haven’t seen a decrease in costs in weeks, and the month of May saw the price of fuel skyrocket.
The Guardian reports:
Toyota is working on an electric car powered by a new type of battery that significantly increases driving range and reduces charging time. It is due to be released in 2022.
The Independent reports:
With smartphones now capable of being hands-free and taking over the role of a sat-nav, it’s important to be crystal clear when it comes to using them whilst driving to avoid hefty fines and potential points on your license.
Lee Boyce, ThisIsMoney, reports:
A woman who found a stranger's car blocking the driveway outside her house was told by police 'Sorry, the law's not on your side' when she complained. The outraged woman was told the driver's rights came above hers - she could be charged with criminal damage if she tries to move it herself.
New technology for traffic lights which could help motorists avoid stopping altogether is to be tested in Britain.
The Daily Mail reports:
Reaching a traffic light just as it turns green can cheer up the most miserable of drivers.
Survey reveals fear of robot rides has risen, with 73% saying they wouldn't trust an autonomous vehicle.
Phoebe Weston, MailOnline, reports: