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Industry needs showrooms to open at the earliest possible moment.

SOURCE: SMMT – Mike Hawes, Chief Executive. Whilst the service and repair sector has been operating throughout lockdown, retailers have remained closed for all but click and collect during the majority of January, and, off the back of a £20.4 … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Advisory Committee for Transport Safety

Constituency Road Safety Dashboard – launched today Today (19th November), the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Transport Safety will meet with Roads Minister Baroness Vere to discuss the government’s policy on road safety.    To coincide with this, PACTS and Agilysis have launched the Constituency Road Safety … Continue reading

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Nissan LEAF’s drivetrain achieves highest driver satisfaction in 2019 Driver Power study

Steve Fowler, editor-in-chief of Auto Express and Carbuyer: “Owners love the car’s quiet, smooth and rapid acceleration” Organised by Dennis Publishing, the company behind Auto Express and Carbuyer, Driver Power is one of the UK’s most respected customer satisfaction studies … Continue reading

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Strong demand for used diesel cars and milder weather boosts bike market.

Used car of the month: Mazda MX-5 (2009-15) Used bike of the month: Honda CB1000R (2008-18)   Mycarcheck.com’s valuation experts reveal significant trends in the UK used vehicle market and choose a car and bike of the month.   Valuation … Continue reading

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Weak bridges in Scotland.

Scandal of Scotland’s crumbling bridges after years of warnings SCOTLAND’S motorway and trunk road network has 36 weak bridges, including some of the country’s busiest and most historic crossings. The list includes raised approaches to the Erskine Bridge and the … Continue reading

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Loughborough Uni develops technology to reduce real-world diesel emissions.

SOURCE “FLEET NEWS” WRITTEN BY SIMON HARRIS LINK TO FLEET NEWS New technology that could dramatically reduce real-world emissions of diesel engines could be just two years away. Researchers at Loughborough University have created a world-first technology, and they claim … Continue reading

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This is where it all began.

I’m having a reflective moment having spotted this sign at the National Motor Museum this afternoon On leaving school I joined Aveling Barford in Grantham which subsequently became part of the British Leyland Motor Corporation and Leyland Motors featured large … Continue reading

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Tower Bridge glass walkways open

For a different view of London, head to Tower Bridge, where high level walkways with glass floors were opened to the public on Monday. The walkways will provide spectacular bird’s eye views of the bridge lifts, which generally occur every … Continue reading

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