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New VED system will net government an additional £1.4 billion over next 4 years.

2017 road tax rules will add more than £500 to the long-term running costs of Britain’s most-popular and eco-friendly cars

Buyers of the most-polluting vehicles could save up to £245… 667 more words

Christopher Macgowan

Honda has reached the 100 million milestone.


Honda has reached the 100 million milestone for the number of cars it has built worldwide.

Honda began building automobiles in 1963 with the production of the T360 mini-truck and the S500 sports car. 52 more words

Christopher Macgowan

Vehicles fitted with autonomous technologies will most benefit people with personal mobility challenges says new survey.


Vehicles fitted with autonomous technologies will bring most benefit to the personal mobility of the disabled (56%), the visually impaired (42%) and the elderly (30%), according to a survey of the British public conducted by Nissan. 341 more words

Christopher Macgowan

Commercial vehicle registrations up 11.7% over eleven months.


Brussels, 22 December 2016 – In November 2016, demand for new commercial vehicles in the EU increased significantly (+13.2%) to 203,799 units, following a decline in the preceding month. 446 more words

Christopher Macgowan

Councils need 'clarity' on highways funding allocations.

Attribution: Mark Whitehead.

A leading motorists’ organisation has demanded clarity from transport secretary Chris Grayling over plans for spending on roads.

The RAC Foundation welcomed the announcement of new spending in the Autumn Statement but said local authorities needed to know how much new money they will receive. 149 more words

Christopher Macgowan

IAM welcomes tougher mobi penalties.


IAM RoadSmart has welcomed an increase in the punishment for drivers caught using a held-held mobile phone whilst driving – saying drivers need to learn that their actions could kill. 273 more words

Christopher Macgowan