Fuel Price & Efficiency News
Men are more likely to be left stranded at the side of the road after running out of fuel than women, a recent survey by roadside assistance firm Green Flag has claimed. And even when they do remember to fill up, they are more likely to put the wrong fuel in the tank.
Environmental concerns are being prioritised by carmakers thanks to international pressure, it has been suggested.
Motor insurance customers in the UK appear to be adopting green driving techniques, according to a leading website promoting green vehicles. A spokesperson from the company said reports have shown average speeds on motorways have dropped over recent months.
More than a third of used car buyers looking to save money on everything from motor insurance to fuel are planning to trade in their current vehicle for a smaller model, according to a new study.
Car insurance customers keen to cut motoring costs in the current economic climate can make savings by changing their habits behind the wheel, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has claimed.
An experimental new traffic management system which could help drivers save fuel has been given the go-ahead, it has emerged.
With hybrid cars becoming more and more popular it seems many consumers are seeing the advantages to the environment and their pocket. Recent research has shown support for electric cars.
New motorists are to be advised on how to save fuel and cut emissions as part of their practical driving test. The transport minister has also set aside £3 million to promote good driving techniques that will help everyone save money on petrol and diesel.
The Governments ‘Watchdog’ has broadcast their view that motorists should be forced to pay to drive on the busiest roads to slash greenhouse gas emissions.
Every year in the UK over 16,000 cyclists are killed or injured in reported road accidents, including around 2,500 who are killed or seriously injured.