Fuel Price & Efficiency News
Perhaps understandably, improved fuel performance is the number one technological innovation on the top of EU drivers' wish list.
Car insurance customers who may be worried about financial pressures at the moment could benefit from car-sharing, it has been suggested.
Petrol station operators have reported increasing numbers of criminals fixing fake plates to their cars and driving away from pumps without paying. The scam is becoming more and more worthwhile, as fuel prices continue to rise.
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.