Monthly Archives: June 2012

NI taxis could be allowed to use bus lanes

Friday, 29th June, 2012

29 June 2012 Tweet Northern Irish taxi drivers could be allowed to use the country’s bus lanes after a consultation was launched on the issue. A change in the way cabs are licensed has been brought forward by the Department of Environment that could Read the full article…

Chevrolet win environmental award

Friday, 29th June, 2012

29 June 2012 Tweet Chevrolet has been honoured for its commitment to energy-efficiency measures after scooping an award at the Green Apple Awards. The company was given the accolade of 2012 Green Car Manufacturer: Gold Award at the ceremony, with judges being impressed with Read the full article…

Right colour can maintain value of a car

Friday, 29th June, 2012

29 June 2012 Tweet When a person is purchasing a car, they are probably not thinking about the re-sale value. However, new research has found that the colour of a vehicle could determine whether a car will decrease in value or not. According to Read the full article…

Car buyers still concerned over fuel prices

Thursday, 28th June, 2012

28 June 2012 Tweet People looking to buy a used car still regard high fuel prices as their cause for concern, according to research by British Car Auctions (BCA). The organisation found that over 60 per cent of motorists looking to pick up a Read the full article…

Road deaths on the rise

Thursday, 28th June, 2012

28 June 2012   Tweet   Deaths on the UK’s road network are on the up, with the latest figures showing a three per cent rise in 2011 compared to 2010. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) stated that it was the first time the statistic had increased since 2003, and has Read the full article…

Land Rover scoops 2 prestigious accolades

Wednesday, 27th June, 2012

27 June 2012 Tweet Land Rover has been honoured at the 2012 Auto Express Awards, picking up two accolades for its range of vehicles. The manufacturer’s Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery 4 were named the ‘Best Compact SUV’ and ‘Best Large SUV’ Read the full article…

Chancellor postpones August tax duty hike

Wednesday, 27th June, 2012

27 June 2012 Tweet Motorists across the UK have been given a boost, as chancellor George Osborne has announced that the proposed 3p increase in fuel duty set to be brought in by August is being put back to January 2013. The chancellor claimed Read the full article…

Mercedes maintains presence in luxury car market

Wednesday, 27th June, 2012

27 June 2012 Tweet Mercedes-Benz has continued its strong performance within the luxury car market, claiming another accolade at the 2012 Auto Express New Car Awards. The manufacturer’s S-Class model retained its status as the top high-end saloon vehicle within the industry after picking Read the full article…