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Homes for sale with car charging points – in pictures

Woolwich, London Deveraux House is an apartment block perched on the bank of the Thames in the wider Royal Arsenal Riverside redevelopment, an area dedicated to the manufacturing of arms and ammunition since 1651 and which only stopped production in the 1960s. It is now an urban village with Crossrail and the DLR station. There […]

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Automotive

Supermarkets accused by UK motoring groups of exploiting fuel prices

Howard Cox, founder of the FairFuelUK Campaign, said the biggest four chains were directly responsible for making the cost-of-living crisis worse. He added: “They have now all joined the national fuel supply chain cartel of perennially fleecing drivers at the pumps. In fact, they are now making average pump prices much higher than necessary. “It’s […]

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Finance

UK motoring groups attack supermarkets over fuel prices

The UK’s leading motoring organisations have accused the biggest supermarkets in the country of not passing on the drop in wholesale fuel prices to customers, with one urging the market regulator to reopen an investigation. The RAC and AA, the two largest roadside assistance specialists, said that while wholesale petrol and diesel prices had declined […]

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Automotive

Drivers urged to follow four key steps to help save almost £2,000 on motoring costs

New data from the Office of National Statistics has found that Britons are saving less after the surge in price of other household bills and record petrol and diesel prices. However, some motoring experts are urging drivers to refrain from cutting some key car costs, as they may end up paying more in the long run. […]

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Automotive

Vital fuel-saving tips from motoring experts as half of all UK drivers cut down on petrol

Shop around: As you drive, note which filling stations are the cheapest and stop there when you’re passing. Tyre pressure: If your tyres are under-or over-inflated, your fuel won’t be taking you as far as it should. Check the manufacturer’s recommendations and make sure they’re pumped up to the right pressure, according to your vehicle’s […]

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Automotive

Goodwood Festival of Speed timetable: Full list of timings for the ‘motoring extravaganza’

Goodwood Festival of Speed is one of the most anticipated motoring events of the year, offering visitors a four-day showcase of some of the oldest, greatest and latest cars to date. This year the festival will kick off on Thursday, June 23, welcoming an average of 210,000 visitors to the Sussex-based estate. Rallies, shows and […]

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Automotive

‘No doubt!’ The future of motoring will be fully electric as drivers to ditch petrol

A motoring expert has claimed that he has “no doubt” the future of motoring is going in “one direction”. And, that direction is electric vehicles meaning drivers could ditch petrol and diesel cars. The Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV) registrations are gaining market share, with Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) making up 7.2 percent of new vehicle […]

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UK

Motoring chiefs warn petrol prices will surge even higher

Filling a typical family car with petrol exceeded £100 for the first time on Wednesday, which was labelled a “truly dark day” for drivers. But in a speech in Blackpool, Boris Johnson said: “The price of oil and gas looks likely to remain high for a while to come, and the same goes for grain […]

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Automotive

Convictions for motoring offences higher by 22 percent last year

Home Office data show 565,440 motorists successfully prosecuted in 2021, up 22 percent from 462,817 in 2020. Speeding convictions were up 24 percent, as was drug-driving (51 percent), death by careless or dangerous driving (30 percent) and drink driving (13 percent). Jack Cousens, from the AA, called it “a stark warning to drivers that the […]

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Automotive

Drivers warned of motoring heatwave ‘havoc’ this summer – ‘Keep your car hydrated!’

British drivers have been reminded of the importance of keeping their cars cool by experts at Scrap Car. With the warmer weather approaching, motorists should take several steps to prevent their cars from breaking down in high temperatures. The experts warned that if car owners fail to make sure that their car is kept cool, […]