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6,584 miles travelled per person

Press Association. The distance people travel, including on foot, has still not reached pre-recession levels, Government figures have shown. On average each person in England travelled 6,584 miles in 2013 – slightly down on the 6,599 figure for 2012 and … Continue reading

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David Cameron announces £45M spend on IoT technologies.

Prime minister David Cameron has announced that the government will invest a further £45m in technologies relating to the Internet of Things (IoT), and that UK and German universities will collaborate to research 5G. Cameron was joined by German chancellor … Continue reading

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Give a Scrap.

BEN, the automotive industry’s dedicated charity, has today announced the launch of its latest campaign for the ‘Give a Scrap’ scheme. The initiative is an opportunity to dispose of any unwanted or unusable vehicles and then donate the residual value to … Continue reading

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AM Aftersales Conference

AM has confirmed its full line-up of plenary session speakers for this year’s Aftersales Conference and has announced conference moderator as Christopher Macgowan. The conference, which takes place on April 8 at Crowne Plaza, Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire, incorporates seven main … Continue reading

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Fuel duty freeze has made little impact.

The fuel duty freeze of the last three years has made “little impact” on the wallets of cash strapped motorists, the RAC Foundation has said. RAC Foundation director Professor Stephen Glaister called on the Chancellor to “go beyond his promise” … Continue reading

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Ford: “Past market level no longer feasible.”

Ford of Europe’s marketing head has said that changing demographics and continuing weak economies mean that for many years to come, European carmakers will be faced with a European car market almost a fifth below pre-crisis norms. Roelant de Waard, … Continue reading

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TRAVEL SAFETY BY ROAD, RAIL AND AIR: WHO’S ACCOUNTABLE?

The Transport Safety Commission – a newly-formed body with 16 members drawn from the UK Parliament and from the air, rail and road safety professions and related sectors – is calling for evidence to guide its first inquiry under the … Continue reading

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