Archive for October, 2011

Calls For Northern Ireland’s Car Tax Renewals To Be Brought Up To Scratch

The rest of Great Britain’s drivers are gaining an unfair advantage when it comes to car tax renewals over their Northern Irish counterparts say the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

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Sales Of Electric Cars Appear To Be Stalling

Despite hopes for an increase in the sales of electric cars in 2011, uptake appears to have fizzled out judging from the new figures which have been released. Although the government launched a ‘plugged in car grant’ scheme which could be worth up to £5000, numbers have failed to materialize in line with expectations.

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Luxury Cars No Longer Available As Part Of Motability Schemes

Iain Duncan Smith, Work and Pensions Secretary, has requested that costs are cut by Motability, in regards to fraudulent claims.

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Optimise The Possibilities With Quality Car Videos To Entice Potential Customers

One in five consumers looking for their next car, view videos of car content on the web as reported by motoring.co.uk, with almost 20 per cent watching car manufacturers videos and online car reviews.

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Scottish Car of the Year Won By Landrover’s Evoque

Glasgow’s Thistle Hotel was the venue for this years gala dinner to announce the Scottish Car of the Year, with the Range Rover Evoque named as the overall winner across all categories.

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O2 and Chargemaster plan to lead the pack in electric charging station accessibility

POLAR networks of charging stations for electric vehicles will be supplied with SIM cards from O2 as the initial piece of a deal with Chargemaster.

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First Class Customer Service From Mitsubishi As They Commit To Motor Codes

To confirm their dedication to first rate customer service, Mitsubishi have committed to the Motor Codes New Car Code.  UK car buyers can get reassurance that a specific car maker is performing within the guidelines of the code via the advice service and guideline provided by the Motor Codes.

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General Motors Definitely Not Generous To A Fault

Following the discovery of a fault in fuel sensors in some models of General Motors vehicles a solution has finally been reached. General Motors have said they will cover half of the repair costs with regards to the fuel gauges which are defective in the models of Buick, GMC, Saab 9-7X sport utility vehicles and Chevrolets for the year 2005-2009.

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Oxford University push car technology forward

A new car has been developed by Oxford University scientists which can ‘see’ its surroundings.

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New city car from SEAT

A new city car has been unveiled by SEAT – the Mii.  It’s a four seater compact car with an option to have an eco-upgrade pack, making it eco-friendly on two levels.  The number of seats make it ideal for the school run and car sharing, plus the upgrade could reduce CO2 emissions to lower than 100g/km.

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