Fuel Price & Efficiency News
The AA has released fresh research suggesting that the environmental impact of a vehicle is growing in importance amongst the factors considered by motorists.
Rocketing petrol and diesel costs have contributed to a 17% increase in the overall cost of motoring in the UK.
Motorists face further rises in petrol prices after the Budget despite recent increases in the cost of fuel but a "cash for bangers" car-scrappage scheme was introduced to try to kick-start the motor industry.
Christmas is a time of parties and social engagements. It’s also a time which could have serious implications for drivers.
The AA have revealed that UK motorists are suffering a fuel price postcode lottery, with some paying up to £4.50 more than needed each time they fill up their tank.
Speed Bumps are Eco Friendly
Speed bumps, or sleeping policemen as they’re often known, have been the bane of many motorists’ lives, but thanks to advances in energy technology they can now help the environment.
A study revealed that the number of people taking out motorbike insurance has surged by nearly a quarter this year.
Cash-strapped motorists who are finding it hard to cover running costs such as car insurance, maintenance and road tax may be disappointed to find the proposed increase in fuel duty has gone ahead as planned.
Sales of electric cars could be set for an increase, as a "huge growth" in enquiries for the vehicles has been reported by a dealer.
The firm evstores has said there has been a large increase in people asking about buying its MyCar city model.