Used sports car sales increased by 82% during coronavirus lockdown


New data shows that buying of used sports cars rocketed by 82% during the period between March and May.
Car registrations fall 4.4% in worst September since introduction of dual number plate system

Worst September for car sales since 1999


Car registrations fell by 4.4% in September 2020 compared to the same month last year, and fell 15.8% from the 10-year September average.
Car industry warns of £101bn no-deal Brexit bill

Car industry warns of £101bn no-deal Brexit bill


Car makers from across Europe have warned today that the “catastrophic” cost of Britain leaving the EU without a deal could be as much as €110bn.
Uber rolls out mask-detecting scanner in app to ensure passengers have face coverings

Uber rolls out mask-detecting scanner in app


Users of the ride-hailing service Uber reported for not wearing a face covering will be asked to use a mask scanning feature before their next jo
Research predicts driving instructor shortage

Research predicts driving instructor shortage


New research has predicted an increasing shortage of driving instructors due to a combination of factors including the coronavirus pandemic.
Has this bus company solved socially distanced public transport?

Company creates socially-distanced buses


A Czech company has modified its off road buses to allow passengers to travel in a socially distanced manner.
New car registrations rise for first time in 2020

UK car sales bounce back in July


After a catastrophic first half of the year due to the coronavirus lockdown, UK car sales in July were up 11.3% on the same month in 2019.
Mitsubishi will not bring any new models to the UK

Mitsubishi ends new models for the UK


Mitsubishi has confirmed that it will not bring any new models to the UK as it focuses on more profitable markets including Asia.
Fuel duty revenue plummets during lockdown

Fuel duty revenue plummets during lockdown


The coronavirus lockdown left a gaping £2.4bn hole in the treasury’s income from fuel duty in April and May, compared with last year.
Spotify data reveals most popular driving songs

Spotify's most popular driving songs revealed


Coronavirus lockdown has led to the resurgence of people driving to a great British holiday. That, of course, needs a soundtrack.
German motorists can lease Renault Zoe for free

German motorists 'can lease Renault Zoe for free'


German motorists are able to lease an electric car for two years for free, thanks to a generous government grant.
Middlesbrough becomes testing ground for e-scooters

Middlesbrough is testing ground for e-scooters


Middlesbrough has become the first place in the country to trial the use of e-scooters on its roads.
Coastal driveway rentals rise by over 300%

Boom times for rented driveways near seaside


Coastal home owners are cashing in on renewed demand for parking as holidaymakers return to England’s beauty spots.