MG smashes sales records amid booming demand for its electric vehicles

An old name reborn: MG sells its 20,000th car of the year amid booming demand for electric vehicles By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 16:51 EDT, 17 September 2021 | Updated: 05:24 EDT, 20 September 2021 MG has smashed its sales records amid booming demand for its electric vehicles. The British motoring brand … Read more

What Car? says Peugeot 5008 is UK’s best used car in 2021

Used Value Car of the Year Winner: Kia Picanto (2017-present) Also consider: Hyundai i10 (2014-2020) & Volkswagen Up (2012-present) Used Small Car of the Year Winner: Skoda Fabia (2015-present) Also consider: Seat Ibiza (2017-present) & Suzuki Swift (2010-2017) Used Family Car of the Year Winner: Audi A3 (2013-2020) Also consider: Skoda Octavia (2013-2020) & Volkswagen … Read more

Citroen WILL sell its tiny Ami electric car in the UK from £6k

Citroen’s new back-to-basics green electric city car costing around £6,000 is to be sold in the UK following ‘unprecedented’ demand for it to cross the Channel. Bosses gave the green light to the quirky two-seater Citroen Ami runaround coming here in spring 2022 after receiving more than 12,000 expressions of interest from potential British customers. … Read more

Birmingham Clean Air Zone: First month sees 44k fines

Birmingham City Council has dished out more than 44,000 fines to drivers who failed to pay an £8 daily charge to enter its new Clean Air Zone. The CAZ, which went live at the beginning of June, began charging users of non-compliant older vehicles from 14 June. Non-payment results in a fine of £120, though … Read more

Police in the last 5 years have referred 1,400 drivers to the DVLA

Police in the last five years referred 1,400 drivers to DVLA because they couldn’t read a number plate from 20 metres – and 97% had licences revoked From 2016-2020, 1,486 drivers failed roadside eyesight tests when pulled over Police reported these drivers to the DVLA and 1,436 had licences revoked Some 241 referrals were issued … Read more

AA to provide free breakdown assistance to Euro 2020 Final ticket holders

A guarantee you’ll see if football does come home: AA to provide free breakdown assistance on Sunday for ticket-holders travelling to Wembley for England’s Euro 2020 final Motorists driving to the final in London will have free breakdown assistance AA says fans can call a dedicated number – though will need to provide evidence that … Read more

British motorists will no longer need a Green Card when driving in the EU

Green Cards for driving in the EU scrapped: British motorists will no longer need the ‘confusing’ insurance document when using their own cars in Europe Green Cards are available to proves that motorists have third party insurance when driving their cars overseas Insurers have feared Britons will need to have them when driving in EU … Read more

Planet’s fastest pick-up: Hennessey unleashes Mammoth 1000 TRX truck

If you want a vehicle that can hit 60mph in less than 3.5 seconds you don’t need to buy a low-slung, spine-twisting supercar. Instead, you can have all the creature comforts and loading space of a pick-up. That’s because US hypercar brand Hennessy has just unveiled its latest model – the Mammoth 1000 TRX. The … Read more

Dodgy number plates are the most common illegal vehicle modification

New research has uncovered the UK’s illegal vehicle modification hotspots, based on the number of offences reported in the last year. It found that the most common illegal alteration to cars, motorcycles, vans and trucks were to the numberplates. Responding police forces said they had slapped 13,720 drivers with fines in 2020, which made up … Read more