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‘Entitled woman parked on my drive – I blocked her in and got

A motorist got “revenge” on a neighbour by parking their car right behind theirs – blocking it in – and then getting drunk all weekend. The driver said the neighbour had first upset them earlier in the week by parking on their driveway without asking for permission. The homeowner described this behaviour as “entitled” in a […]

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De-icing cars can be made easier by using cooking spray and

Cooking spray can be used to prevent car doors from sticking shut in cold weather, while hand sanitiser can “melt away” ice quickly. This post is originally appeared on Express UK

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New ULEZ expansion tax will ‘burden’ drivers later this year

London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone will expand yet again on August 29, 2023, in a bid to reduce transport emissions in the capital. To mitigate the impact of the expansion on drivers, Transport for London has launched a £110million scrappage scheme to help accelerate the switch to cleaner vehicles. Eligible applicants could receive a payment […]

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Just one charger installed for every 53 electric cars sold last

Just one new public charger was built for every 53 electric cars sold last year, putting the adoption of cleaner vehicles at risk. New data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) shows that 368,617 plug-in cars were registered in Britain last year while just 6,949 standard chargers were installed. Last year was […]

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Petrol and diesel price checker could soon be introduced

Under the new plans, drivers would be given the cost of fuel at every petrol station across the station, enabling them to make comparisons. It would be modelled after Northern Ireland’s Consumer Council Fuel Price Checker, which has helped to lower prices across the country. By collating all petrol and diesel prices, it helps create […]

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Huge ‘concern’ for drivers as petrol and diesel prices likely to

“The three months of significantly lower wholesale prices starting from mid-October have highlighted some interesting regional and local pricing disparities, often due to smaller retailers passing on savings in the wholesale cost of fuel to their customers while their supermarket rivals have been reluctant to do the same. “So, in areas where there is little […]

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UK ‘needs to move rapidly’ with rollout of electric car chargers

At the end of January 2023, there were 37,851 electric vehicle charging points across the UK, across 22,355 charging locations.  This represents a 31 percent increase in the total number of charging devices since January 2022, according to Zap-Map data. Between the end of 2016 and 2021, the charge point network grew four-fold from 6,500 […]

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10 classic cars that could rise in value in 2023 including Ford

The Hagerty Valuation Team spend months identifying cars from all eras that offer a great ownership experience while using their industry-leading market data to determine which models may appreciate in value. The Hagerty Bull Market is aimed at people who want to find, buy, and drive a classic or modern classic vehicle but, the standout advice is […]

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Electric car owners warned of ‘unsafe’ EV charging stations

Around 87 percent of a sample of the UK’s public charging locations have poor lighting, while a staggering 77 percent do not have security cameras. Following a successful campaign launched last year, heycar is continuing its work to highlight grave safety concerns at public electric vehicle charging points as new research reveals the shocking state of the UK’s current […]

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Drivers urged to ‘never’ buy fuel from some petrol stations

Data shows that the prices of both unleaded is expected to stay the same, while the price of diesel should fall. Drivers can expect to pay 149p per litre of petrol on average. However, diesel drivers are facing challenging times as diesel costs remain high at around 170p. As a result of this, experts are warning drivers to be selective about where […]