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February new car sales lowest for more than 60 years

Coronavirus continues to hit British car sales


Coronavirus hit new car sales yet again in February, with sales dropping by more than 35% compared to the same month last year.
Littering motorists to be caught on camera as instances rise

New cameras to catch littering motorists


Drivers could be fined up to £120 for dropping rubbish out of their cars after new camera technology is installed.

Coronavirus: Can I buy a car during lockdown?


With England's roadmap out of lockdown now official, people are once again turning their thoughts to driving, and buying cars.
Research shows extent of lockdown speeding

Can you go for a drive during the lockdown?


Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out the UK's tentative departure from lockdown. What does that mean for driving?
Coronavirus: Demand for used diesel cars has surged during pandemic

Car buyers turn to used diesels during coronavirus


Demand for used diesel cars surged by a quarter during 2020 as people sought an economical alternative to public transport, new data suggests.
What to do if your car is due an MOT during the coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus: Can I still get my car MOT'd?


Travel is now only permitted in certain circumstances due to the lockdown, but some people will be due to get an MOT over the next few weeks.
AA driving instructors suffering ‘anxiety and debt’ over franchise payments during lockdown

AA instructors rebel over coronavirus payments


AA driving instructors are threatening to cancel direct debits after after it insisted they would need to defer payments
Start of F1 season delayed by coronavirus for second year in a row

Start of F1 season delayed by coronavirus


For the second year running, the coronavirus has forced changes to the beginning of the Formula One season.
Tesla comes within touching distance of half a million cars target for 2020, despite coronavirus pandemic

Tesla delivered nearly 500,000 cars in 2020


Tesla came within a whisker of achieving its deliveries target of 500,000 units in 2020, despite the damage done by the coronavirus pandemic.
How coronavirus plagued the UK car market in 2020

How coronavirus plagued the UK car market in 2020


Covid-19 has caused major problems across the UK automotive industry, but hope remains for a strong recovery in 2021.
Lorry drivers stuck at border will be given access to France upon negative coronavirus test

Deal struck with France to allow freight to resume


The chief of the Road Haulage Association has praised the Transport Secretary after a deal was struck allowing essential travel to France.
Coronavirus: speeding increased by up to 7% during first lockdown

Speeding increased by 7% during covid lockdown


New government statistics show that speeding increased by 7% during the first coronavirus lockdown.