Archive for April, 2011

Japanese earthquake hinders car production

Certain models of car could be set for a sharp increase in price over the coming months according to new research into the Japanese earthquake conducted by an important US auto publication. Read on…

Electrically powered vehicles set up in UK by Hertz Connect

The global car sharing initiative Connect by the Hertz Corporation will be increasing the number of electric vehicles that are available to its members, starting in London. Read on…

Royal Wedding prompts no charges in Cotswold’s car park

Friday April 29th, the day of The Royal Wedding, has spawned another benefit for the people of the Cotswolds – all council owned parking will be free of charge.

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MG factory re-opens in Birmingham

MG carWhen Rover collapsed nearly six years ago, the manufacturing of the British Rover car came to an end, with the impact affecting thousands of employees who lost their jobs. Read on…

Speed cameras re-instated in Oxfordshire

A report has been issued by the Times regarding bringing back into circulation a large number of currently out of action speed camera’s.

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New Norfolk bus route design causes driving problems

bus routeIn March this year, a completely new bus route was opened in the area of King’s Lynn by Norfolk County Council.
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UK survey shows second hand car reliability

Peugeot car A  recent survey has been conducted, showing detailed research of the most and least reliable cars that are being sold today within the UK; offering up surprising results.
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Thornhill driver’s vehicle damaged by severe potholes receives no compensation

potholed roadA road full of potholes in Thornhill have been responsible for damage to a car, as the vehicle now has no wheels and the owner is not able to pay the cost to repair the damage. Read on…

New mechanic’s training centre in London

car body repairA new training centre for training up vehicle repair technicians has been opened in Enfield, Essex. The centre has been set up to improve technician’s skills in body repairs, spraying and other  general vehicle repairs. Read on…

Parked cars subjected to random tyre slashing

car tyrePolice have launched a wide spread investigation due to lots of car tyres which have been slashed in the Suffolk area of Bury St Edmonds.
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