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Netcars is one of the leading motoring websites in the UK. With over 100,000 cars in their database from more than 3,000 approved dealers they can help you find the right car at the right price. The company can also offer personalised number plates in conjunction with the DVLA. Founded in 2000 Netcars is one of the fa...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Car Craft

Car Craft is a leading motor competitor in the used car trade. They are the country’s original car hypermarket with over 10 branches nationwide. Car Craft offers to take your old car as deposit for any of their stock. They have a massive choice of cars and with as many test drives as you like you are sure to get ...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Parker’s Car Guide

Parker’s Car Guide is the indispensible guide to saving money on car purchases. When buying a car it is essential to know what you should be paying for your vehicle. Parker’s is the country’s best selling price guide and can save you money when you buy your next car. First established in 1972 as a pr...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Auto Trader

Auto Trader is one of the most popular companies for car trading, with a huge database of cars, vans, motorbikes and other vehicles they can find the right deal for you. The website is tailored so you can pick your exact car match from car make and model right down to the engine size and colour. Originally Auto Trader...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Buyer’s Guide For Motor Bikes

Many drivers are now turning to two wheels instead of four in an effort to beat the daily commuter traffic or to help the environment or simply for the sheer enjoyment of riding. Whatever the reason buying a bike is just as risky as buying a car and you need to be careful to make the right decision and not lumber yours...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Hertz Car Hire

Hertz Car Hire prides itself on providing a quality service. They aim to be the most customer focused and cost efficient company for car hire in the market. Hertz are one of the world’s leading car rental companies offering a wide range of vehicles across the globe. They also offer truck and van rental with tool ...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

EasyCar Car Hire

EasyCar is a low cost online way to book car, van and prestige car hire. They are part of the easyJet group and have the same promise of outstanding value for money and friendly and reliable service. EasyCar is an international leader in the market of car rental brokers offering a wide range of vehicles from super-mini...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Unusual Breakdowns

Over 2.7 million breakdowns are attended by RAC each year and no two breakdowns are the same. With nearly 2,000 patrols on the UK’s roads some of the more unusual and amusing recent callouts include: A callout to a car, stuck on the drive, which wouldn’t start. The RAC Patrol quickly diagnosed the problem....16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Motor Insurance Companies Launch 'Pay As You Go' Insurance

Motor insurance provision could be in for a major shakeup as motor insurance companies pilot 'black box' recording and tracking devices fitted to cars. The system would make possible 'pay as you go' motor insurance, already popular in the US for those who use their cars less often. This could be a big help for those o...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

One In Five Drivers Admits To Lacking Insurance

A fifth of all UK road users own up to having driven without adequate motor insurance, a survey has revealed. An extraordinary three per cent of drivers confessed that they regularly took the road without car insurance cover, and a further 14.3 per cent said they did "occasionally." Figures gathered by the ...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Fifty Per Cent Of Drivers Admit They Are 'Road Runners'

Fifty per cent of all motorists say that if they struck an unattended vehicle they would drive off without leaving their motor insurance details – if they believed they could get away with it. However, 50 per cent of all drivers told researchers that they had already been victims of what motor insurance firms ca...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

UK Drivers Paying Millions For Overstuffed Garages

UK drivers are paying hundreds of millions of pounds more than they need to on their motor insurance premiums because they can't be bothered to clean out their garages. Regularly parking your car on the street can be an expensive habit, both in terms of the damage that can be caused and in increased motor insurance pre...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Motor Insurance Policies More Expensive For Older Women

Motor insurance companies are traditionally keen on young, female drivers. They are traditionally less keen on young male drivers however, a fact reflected in policy prices. Altogether sensible, you would say – young female drivers are both less likely to drive pocket rocket hatchbacks, and less likely to leave t...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Annual Car Costs Double In Ten Years

The average car now costs more than twice as much to run as it did ten years ago, says new motor insurance company research. With increases in fuel, motor insurance, servicing, taxes and fines, costs have now risen to an average £2,053 a year. However, motor insurance providers have said there are easy way to c...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Top Tips To Save On Motor Insurance

With nearly all the associated costs of driving a car rising, just keeping the tank full and the tax and motor insurance covered can seem like a full time job. It doesn't have to be this way, however, and with a few deft manoeuvres you may be able to reduce your motor insurance premiums by £100s every year. For...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Women Better Drivers, Say Scientists

Researchers at a leading UK University have reignited a conflict almost as old as the petrol engine itself – the endless battle of the sexes about who are the better drivers. The research team has claimed that the female hormone oestrogen could give women the edge in abilities such as safe driving. Tests they c...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Drivers' Nightmares Revealed

Most of the factors most feared by UK drivers are preventable with a little care, reveals a new survey. Brake failure, falling asleep at the wheel, carjacking and tyre blowouts were found to cause the most anxiety among drivers, the study by a leading tyre manufacturer revealed. But along with the common sense step o...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Fuel Goes Green

Five per cent of all vehicle fuel sold in the UK will be grown rather than drilled within the next five years, the government announced recently. And as well as leaving you with a warm and virtuous glow, the literally green fuels of the future will be as effective at cutting down your running costs as finding the best...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Giving Speeders The Hump

Currently speed humps are the cause of much debate. Driving over speed humps may damage your vehicle and cause discomfort in your passengers. They can also cause higher emissions due to more inefficient driving. Around 1,000 new 'robo-humps' which automatically retract for drivers travelling within the speed limit are...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Fleets Not So Safe

A large number of company fleet operators do not bother to carry out even the most basic safety checks on employees who drive for work says a recent survey. More than a quarter of fleet operators do not check that their drivers have correct motor insurance, and 40 per cent were unaware of whether or not their employee...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

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