The bank busting classic cars of 2020 revealed

Classic cars are big business and bidding at auctions for collectible vehicles is ferociously contested among those petrolheads with pockets deep enough to fulfill any four-wheeled desire. And that was true even in 2020, when most sales took place online to avoid mass gatherings during the pandemic.  But as most of us know, emotional purchases … Read more The bank busting classic cars of 2020 revealed

MPs reiterate plans to give councils powers to fine drivers for minor traffic offences

MPs have reiterated their controversial plans to hand local authorities across the country powers to fine motorists who commit minor traffic offences. The change to the Traffic Management Act 2004 is set to bring the whole of England in line with London, where local transport officials already use automatic number plate recognition cameras to dish … Read more MPs reiterate plans to give councils powers to fine drivers for minor traffic offences

MG5 EV’s £225 roof rails are ‘for decoration only’ and not safe to carry weight

A car manufacturer has left customers dumbfounded after it emerged the roof rails on one of its electric estate cars are unable carry any weight. If drivers ignore this detail it could ‘result in an accident or damage to the vehicle’. That’s despite the brand’s optional accessories for the model including roof bars for an … Read more MG5 EV’s £225 roof rails are ‘for decoration only’ and not safe to carry weight

Councils plan to install just 9,300 on-street electric car chargers by 2025

Local councils are planning to install just 9,317 public charge points for electric cars between now and 2025, which threatens to cause a huge ‘bottleneck in adoption’ to plug-in vehicles in the coming years. An average of 35 chargers per local authority are due to be provided in the next four years with 126 councils … Read more Councils plan to install just 9,300 on-street electric car chargers by 2025

The council that’s raking in £10.6MILLION in parking fine revenues a year

Revealed: The council that raked in £10.6m from parking fines in just a YEAR as the average authority issues more than £850,000 in tickets Councils have revealed how much revenue they’ve pocketed from parking fines Some 204 authorities provided data for between August 2019 and July 2020 We’ve listed the top 10 London Boroughs raking … Read more The council that’s raking in £10.6MILLION in parking fine revenues a year

New car insurance app claims to save good drivers 40% on their premiums

A new car insurer, aimed at motorists in their 20s, has said good drivers under its policy could save 40 per cent off their premiums. Rooster Insurance, an app-based firm, says it provides premiums to customers based on how they actually drive, as opposed to demographics such as age and marital status. It has been … Read more New car insurance app claims to save good drivers 40% on their premiums

Stellantis becomes the world’s fourth biggest car maker in $52bn mega-merger

Stellantis becomes world’s fourth biggest car maker after Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Peugeot-Citroen owner Groupe PSA complete $52bn merger Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Citroen-Peugeot owner Groupe PSA completed the $52billion merger today Combined annual vehicle output will be 8million, making Stellantis the fourth largest car maker Only Toyota, Volkswagen Group and Renault-Nissan produce more … Read more Stellantis becomes the world’s fourth biggest car maker in $52bn mega-merger

Not the Mustang you used to know: First drive of Ford’s Mustang Mach-E EV

Mess with an icon at your peril. Taking a legendary car and recreating it for the changing needs, fashions, technology and environmental demands of the 21st century is no mean challenge, not least when you’re completely altering the one feature it was most famed for. And this is exactly what Ford bosses have done with … Read more Not the Mustang you used to know: First drive of Ford’s Mustang Mach-E EV

Not the Mustang you used to know: First drive of Ford’s Mustang Mach-E EV

Mess with an icon at your peril. Taking a legendary car and recreating it for the changing needs, fashions, technology and environmental demands of the 21st century is no mean challenge, not least when you’re completely altering the one feature it was most famed for. And this is exactly what Ford bosses have done with … Read more Not the Mustang you used to know: First drive of Ford’s Mustang Mach-E EV

RAY MASSEY gets behind wheel Ford’s new electric Mustang

RAY MASSEY re-imagines Steve McQueen’s classic 1968 movie Bullitt for the 21st Century behind the wheel of Ford’s new fully electric Mustang By Ray Massey Motoring Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 GMT, 15 January 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 15 January 2021 When most people think of a Ford Mustang, they imagine Steve … Read more RAY MASSEY gets behind wheel Ford’s new electric Mustang