Friday 1st May 2020
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) believes that governments should introduce plans to help kick start the new car market, including scrappage schemes and electric car grants, when the restrictions are lifted.
Wednesday 29th April 2020
Jeremy Clarkson landed the ‘greatest automotive screen icon’ accolade this week, beating the likes of Steve McQueen and Jason Statham. But who else was in the running? And what did Brits vote as their favourite car film?
Monday 27th April 2020
In the UK, new car sales fell to a 44.4% year-on-year decline in March. However, there are some positive stories to report on amidst the coronavirus. Many of the UK-based automotive players have been playing an active role in making a difference during these uncertain times.
Friday 24th April 2020
Motorists are advised to check whether their local petrol station is open before leaving to fill up. This is because independent fuelling stations face staff shortages through illness and self-isolating employees, as well as increased competition from supermarkets enjoying higher footfall and offering record-low prices at the pumps.
Wednesday 22nd April 2020
Government data has shown that road traffic levels have dropped significantly since the social distancing and enforced lockdown began. However, road safety is just as important as always. Lower traffic volumes shouldn’t be seen as an excuse for drivers to break the speed limit; neither should drivers be lulled into a false sense of security that they don’t need to pay as much attention to the road as they would do normally.
Monday 20th April 2020
It has been decided that drivers and passengers with no option but to travel in the same car as their colleagues can now do so with people from other households. These guidelines have been put in place to ensure key workers can get to work as safely as possible and have replaced Public Health England’s previous message that those travelling to work together should be at least two metres apart in a vehicle.
Friday 17th April 2020
There has been a level of uncertainty when it comes to the best course of action to keep your car running as usual following the coronavirus lockdown being lifted. Leaving a car unused can lead to a flat battery, but starting your car occasionally isn’t likely to help this problem. So, what should we do so that our cars are in good condition when we return to normal life and need to make our usual journeys?
Wednesday 15th April 2020
The fuel price drop over the last month has been enormous and there is still scope for forecourts to come down even further, if retailers pass on the savings they are making to drivers.
Tuesday 14th April 2020
Any form of support is beneficial for everyone when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, and we can see support being provided in many ways from a lot of companies. One company that has taken action to provide some help is Land Rover, who have provided vehicles to be used by the Red Cross to help emergency teams reach people living in isolated communities.