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American Show May Provide Inspiration To Car Buyers

Motor insurance customers looking to update their current model may find inspiration from the North America International Auto Show (NAIAS). Organisers reveal that many models are due to make their debut at the event. They stated: "NAIAS continues to drive the automotive industry forward, as exhibitors unveil new...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Used Car Prices 'Likely To Remain Low For Some Time'

Motorists who desperately need to replace their old banger as soon as possible - but are currently feeling the pinch - may be able to bag a second-hand bargain, if new figures are anything to go by. A leading car auction company has announced average wholesale prices for used cars have decreased by around 21 per cent....15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Drivers 'Slow To Go Green'

Car insurance customers have been slow to adopt environmentally-friendly habits, it has been claimed. The Campaign for Better Transport admitted there has been a shift in attitude among motorists in recent times- brought about by a combination of concerns about the planet and financial worries. However, it added there...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

New Kia 'Should Appeal To The Young-At-Heart'

Kia is renowned for its reliability and customer service. Kia ownership is renowned to be trouble free, all cars now come with a seven year warranty that the company backs in full. All Kia cars have been designed and engineered to the highest safety and performance standards. Motor insurance customers who are young-at...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Electric Cars Still Unpopular Despite New Technology

Car insurance customers keen to see more people opting for environmentally-friendly vehicles may be disappointed by the impact of road traffic electricity, it has been suggested. According to Clean Green Cars, a green motoring guide, the technology is unlikely to have a significant effect in the UK. Previously, the En...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Motorists 'Being Short-Changed'

Car insurance customers are being short-changed by the government, it has been claimed. According to the Royal Automobile Club (RAC) Foundation, motorists shell out over £45 billion in road taxes every year, with only £9 billion being reinvested in improving roads. The group claimed this has resulted in mo...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

A Prestige Car 'Could Make Any Day Special'

Many of us struggle to make an Anniversary, Birthday or Valentine’s Day special for our loved one; well motor insurance customers looking for a gift which will make any day special have been urged to try something a bit different. A leading car hire company has suggested, instead of booking a table at a restaura...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

‘Quirky Cruises' Becoming More Popular

This year could see a rise in the number of Brits taking out travel insurance for quirky cruises, if the comments of one group of sea-lovers are anything to go by. Cruise Critic claimed the variety of ship-based holidays available these days may surprise some people. The organisation notes that it is not just nudist c...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Shoppers Given Car Buying Advice

Those looking for a new car and motor insurance have been given some tips on how to snag the best deal. Which Car said although many people will be thinking about purchasing a used car, there are some great bargains to be had for new vehicles. The publication has listed "target discounts" which it is encour...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Anti Speeding Campaign Launched

The Department for Transport has launched a campaign which is designed to give motorists a stark warning that if they violate the speed limit and cause a death, it will haunt them forever. The campaign is primarily aimed at reducing the speed of urban driving and to make sure speed limits are adhered to. It intends to...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Aygo May Be Perfect Fit For Drivers Looking To Downsize

Toyota is a world leader for quality and efficiency. They have been manufacturing cars for over 70 years and in that time have become the world’s largest automobile maker by sales. The company continually strives to improve the efficiency and reliability of its vehicles. Car insurance customers keen to downsize ...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Drivers Urged To Protect The Identity Of Their Vehicles

Motor insurance customers have been advised there are steps they can take to reduce their chances of having their vehicle identities stolen. Police are urging drivers to fix their number plates in place with special security screws. Officers announced a number of sessions are scheduled to carry out this work. Anyone i...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

New Road Offence Penalties Come Into Force

Foreign motorists who do not want to see the cost of their car insurance premiums increase may want to be on their best behaviour after new penalties for road offences have come into force across the UK. Drivers who live outside the UK will now face the same consequences as British residents. Police and representative...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Citroen Model 'Will Appeal To Young Families'

Citroen was one of the world first mass production car companies outside of the USA. It is a company that prides itself on its pioneering attitude and creative drive. The quality of both products and services is central to the company’s image and to the loyalty shown by customers to the brand. Arriving in showro...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Novice Motor Bikers 'Should Not Neglect Tyres'

Many of us dream of taking to the open road on two wheels. The freedom of feeling like you are really in the landscape and not stuck in a metal box can be very tempting. However, as with all new vehicle purchases it is important to make sure a new motorbike is in top condition before you open her up on the highway. Pe...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Cleaning Air Conditioning Can Avoid Nasty Surprise

A leading car producer has commented that making sure air conditioning systems are regularly cleaned and used throughout the year can avoid a "nasty surprise" when switching them on in the summer. The manufacturer's outlets provide a service which gets rid of odours and cleans out contamination that has buil...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Scrappage Scheme May Not Help Motorists

Buying a new car through the scrappage scheme will not help drivers, according to an expert. The initiative was launched as part of a recent Budget, which saw the chancellor tell the House of Commons he wanted to help the auto industry. The vehicle discount or 'scrappage' scheme is a voluntary scheme for motor dealer...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Top Tips To Cope With A Car Accident

Being in a car accident is a traumatic experience, but it can be made worse if there is a dispute as to who was at fault. Although it does not happen often it is important to note little details which can be used later to establish a claim. It seems a leading online motor insurance company believes motorists should ke...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Insurance Company Offers Tips On Bike Security

There are many reasons for using your bike. Whether it is to save money on ever increasing fuel prices or to get a bit fitter, or to simply do your bit for the environment and leave the car at home many of us are now taking to the roads on two wheels. Whatever the reason, however, we must all be vigilant when leaving ...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Defensive Driving

What is Defensive Driving Defensive driving is a style of driving which encourages safety over recklessness and hopefully saves time and money for those who employ it. Defensive driving is a style of driving which requires a high level of observation from the driver as well strict adherence to the rules of the road. ...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

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