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The services helping keep key workers mobile – from free parking to garage discounts

The services helping keep key workers mobile – from free parking to garage discounts

In these unprecedented times most of us should be heeding the Government’s instructions to stay at home unless it is absolutely essential. However, for those classed as key workers during the current crisis there is no choice but to continue travelling in order to provide essential services. To help them stay mobile while doing their […]

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Legendary car designer offers free colouring sheets to ease kids’ boredom

Legendary car designer offers free colouring sheets to ease kids’ boredom

With the country in lockdown and millions of children unable to attend school, parents could be finding it tough to keep their youngsters occupied. Lots of educational sites are already offering their suggestions and resources and now one of the country’s most famous car designers has come up with another way to keep children entertained. […]

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MOT tests: Drivers given six-month extension during UK coronavirus outbreak – here’s how the new rules work

MOT tests: Drivers given six-month extension during UK coronavirus outbreak – here’s how the new rules work

Department for Transport announces extension to certificate’s validity from end of March

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Drivers given six-month MOT exemption due to coronavirus crisis

Drivers given six-month MOT exemption due to coronavirus crisis

Car, bike and van owners are to be given a six-month MOT extension as the country attempts to deal with the coronavirus outbreak. The Department for Transport has announced that all ‘light’ vehicles due an MOT from March 30 onward will be given the exemption. The move means that drivers will legally be able to […]

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Insurer offers early protected no-claims to young drivers

Insurer offers early protected no-claims to young drivers

Move aims to help new motorists keep costs down

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Insurer offers early protected no-claims to young drivers

Insurer offers early protected no-claims to young drivers

A telematics-based car insurance provider is offering young drivers accelerated no-claims discounts to help them save money. No-claims discounts (NCD) are applied based on how many years a motorist has driven without making an insurance claim and can offer reductions of up to 80 per cent. Many insurers now offer to protect or maintain these […]

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A buyers’ guide to hybrids and electric cars

A buyers’ guide to hybrids and electric cars

As the UK car market struggles and diesel sales continue what appears to be a terminal decline, registrations of alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFVs) have proved to be a rare glimmer of hope. In 2019 135,700 were sold across the various categories AFVs and they accounted for a record 7.8 per cent of all new car […]

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Driving tests cancelled over coronavirus: what happens if your theory or practical test is postponed

Driving tests cancelled over coronavirus: what happens if your theory or practical test is postponed

The latest information from the DVSA on tests, cancellations and test centre closures

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Volkswagen goes back to the future with electrified classic bus

Volkswagen goes back to the future with electrified classic bus

Volkswagen has melded its past and its future with a new all-electric version of its iconic T1 microbus. The e-Bulli is based on a 1966 21-window Samba but has done away with the original’s 1.5-litre flat-four along with quite a lot of its mechanicals to turn it into Kombi for the 21st century. Using the […]

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