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Natalie Middleton

UK car production puts in best performance since 1999

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2016 UK car manufacturing output reached its highest level since 1999 in November, driven by record global demand.

BMW reveals prices for 5 Series plug-in hybrid

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BMW has announced UK pricing and performance details for its 5 Series plug-in hybrid, which is available to order from mid-January. 

Prices and specs announced for new Mercedes E-Class Coupé

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Mercedes’ new E-Class Coupé is now on sale, with prices starting from £40,135 OTR for the E 220 d.

Citroën announces prices for C3

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Citroën has announced pricing for the new C3, which goes on sale on 3 January.

Volvo adds restricted key functionality to 90 series models

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Volvo has launched a new key for its 90 series models to provide extra safety for when vehicles are in the hands of valet parking staff, repair workshops or younger drivers.

Motorists warned of possible journey disruption due to Storm Barbara

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Drivers are being warned to rethink their travel plans and check weather conditions before setting off in the coming days as Storm Barbara descends on parts of the UK.

Toyota adds new models to Aygo line-up

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Toyota is adding two new Aygo models to the 2017 line-up to showcase the customisation options of the range.

Skoda reveals facelifted Octavia vRS

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Skoda has taken the wraps off its facelifted Octavia vRS, which brings new styling plus a lower ride height and extra power for the petrol version.

BigChange scoops regional title in KPMG’s Best British Mobile Startup 2017 Competition

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Leeds-based BigChange Apps has won KPMG’s Best British Mobile Startup 2017 competition for the Northern Region.

HPI Crushwatch helps leasing firms recover £7.75m uninsured vehicles

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HPI’s Crushwatch scheme helped finance and leasing companies recover uninsured vehicles to the tune of over £7.75m in November, saving the vehicles from disposal.

Councils to be handed powers over ‘moving traffic offences’ under new plans

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Powers to fine motorists for ‘moving traffic offences’ could switch from the police to local authorities under new plans.

Five men get prison terms over £1.1m crash-for-cash scam

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Five men get prison terms over £1.1m crash-for-cash scam A company boss and four accomplices involved in a crash-for-cash scam have received jail terms.

Transport Minister says government will work with fleet sector to tackle big issues

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Minister of State for Transport John Hayes has recognised the importance of the BVRLA and said that the Government will work with the fleet and leasing sector to tackle the big issues.

Mobiles could be blocked in cars

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Mobile phones could be blocked from working in moving cars under Government plans.

European Commission outlines plans for new vehicle safety technologies

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Active and passive safety including automatic emergency braking systems and active lane keeping technology could be mandatory on new vehicles in the future under European Commission plans.

VW to launch seven-seat Tiguan Allspace

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Volkswagen has confirmed it will launch a seven-seat version of the Tiguan next year.

Black back as most popular colour for used cars

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Black has made a comeback to top the colour chart for used cars while white cars have seen the biggest trend shift, according to BCA.

2017 dates announced for Brake ‘Pledge’ training courses

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Brake has announced dates for its 2017 ‘Pledge’ training courses, aimed at helping fleets improve the safety of at-work drivers.

Prolonged Christmas getaway could bring fewer jams, says RAC

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This Christmas could see fewer jams that affect large parts of the road network thanks to a more even spread of travel.

Digital bidding activity at BCA reaches new record

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BCA’s Live Online platform saw record bidding activity last month.


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