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No More Cheap Car Insurance for Female Drivers

The European Union ruling regarding sex equality laws will put an end to the niche insurance market that provides cheaper car insurance for women drivers. It has been decided that  the current practice of offering reduced premiums to female drivers is in breach of the legislation. At present it is common practice …

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Mini Unveils Rocketman Concept Car

Mini have released a few strange concept cars in the past but this new one seems to top them all, and take the prize for the maddest Mini concept of all time. Arriving with glowing lights, space age doors and futuristic looks, it is more like a UFO than a …

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GM to trial Facebook While Driving

General Motors, not wishing to fall behind American rivals Ford in the connectivity battle, are to trial a system that will give their customers the ability to update their Facebook pages, while they are on the road.  Plans are in operation for an advertising campaign later this month outlining their …

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Drive Safer With Smart Cars

The latest developments in smart car technology enable the vehicle to actually contact the emergency service if it is involved in an accident. The new generation of smart cars will be fitted with onboard sensors that are able to inform the emergency services about the severity of the accident and …

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How to Inspect Used Cars Before You Buy

Before buying used cars there are some essential aspects you need to look into.  It is important that you verify the vehicles history, its documentation and examine each car thoroughly to judge its roadworthiness. The AA believes that there are approximately 900,000 cars each year that are subject to manufacturer’s …

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The Car Gadgets Debate

When is too much of a good thing bad for you? Car gadgets have come on in leaps and bounds over the last couple of years and drivers are finding more and more that new cars are more like a jet fighter than a way to get home. Humans have …

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Have you lied about your car insurance?

It is estimated that there are close to two million uninsured drivers on Britain’s roads.  Very worrying indeed although on a slightly glib note, if the authorities know this with any certainty then why are they not able to identify and deal with them?  This is really the ultimate form …

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Top Car Leasing Deals

Figures released by a leading car leasing website have shown that, not surprisingly, the Volkswagen Golf still continues to dominate the lease car market according to figures just out.  VW Golf is the most searched for vehicle on the Internet when it comes to looking for a lease car deal …

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World’s first diesel hybrid

Have you ever wondered why there isn’t a diesel / electric hybrid car?  Up to now the reason has been cost, as having a diesel engine which costs more than a petrol engine and then adding another electric motor to the setup has made the idea fail to make economic …

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Why Women are Better Drivers

It is the age-old argument in the battle of the sexes.  Who are the better drivers, men or women?  It is acknowledged that men are more likely to take greater risks and tend to own more powerful cars, so statistically it is inevitable. New Home Office figures however show that …

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