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Councils slash road budgets despite £165m increase in parking revenues
Friday 25th January 2019

Local authorities have cut funding to roads by hundreds of millions of pounds, in spite of the £165m rise in car parking revenues.

Tristan Shale-Hester, Auto Express, reports:

Over half of stolen cars never returned
Wednesday 23rd January 2019

New data has revealed that the police have only recovered 45% of all stolen cars in the last decade.

The RAC reports:

Fewer than half of all stolen cars over the last 10 years have been recovered by police, new figures show.

Car sales see biggest fall since financial crisis
Monday 21st January 2019

New figures have revealed that UK car sales saw a fall of over 160,000 in 2018, a decline of over 6% on the previous year.

Theo Leggett, BBC, reports:

UK car sales last year saw the biggest annual fall since the financial crisis, according to the industry trade body.

13,000 catalytic converters stolen from UK cars
Wednesday 16th January 2019

Almost 13,000 catalytic convertors were stolen from vehicles in the past five years with more than 1,200 taken in 2017 alone, new statistics have revealed.

Tristan Shale-Hester, Auto Express, reports:

Innocent drivers hit by car cloning criminals
Monday 14th January 2019

A police spokesperson has implored manufacturers to do more to make number plate cloning more difficult to protect innocent motorists.

The RAC, reports:

Black cabs up to 30 times more polluting than cars
Friday 11th January 2019

New data has revealed that London black cabs emit up to 30 times the amount of Nitrogen Oxide than personal petrol cars of the same age.

Tristan Shale-Hester, Auto Express, reports:

Half a million complaints show scale of UK’s pothole pandemic
Wednesday 9th January 2019

Local authorities received over 500,000 pothole related complaints in 2017, accounting for a 44% increase in a two-year period.

The RAC reports:

UK car manufacturing falls by a fifth in “very concerning” downturn
Monday 7th January 2019

Just under 130,000 cars were produced in the UK in November, a fall of almost 20%, recent statistics have revealed.

Tristan Shale-Hester, Auto Express, reports:

EU agrees on 37.5% car emissions reduction target
Friday 4th January 2019

The EU has confirmed their goal to cut carbon emissions produced by cars by almost 40% in the next 10 years.

James Attwood, Autocar, reports:

The European Union has agreed to cut carbon emissions from cars by 37.5% within a decade.

No more smart motorways, say MPs
Wednesday 2nd January 2019

A campaign by MPs has urged for the development of smart motorways to be paused after safety concerns for motorists arose.

Tristan Shale-Hester, Auto Express, reports:

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