Auto Trader has become a household name since its advent in the mid 70s; for anyone looking to buy or sell a car, the standard approach would be to place an ad in the iconic magazine, or buy a copy and flick through the thousands of adverts in the hunt for your new motor. This [...]
The Department for Transport (DfT) announced this week that Simon Tse, Chief Executive of DVLA is leaving. Mr Tse is moving on after five years at DVLA to take up the position of Contracted Customer Services Director with the Department of Work & Pensions (DWP). The change is expected to take place at the end [...]
A consultation launched by the government is looking at how improvements can be made to the way motoring services are delivered. Removing the need for unnecessary paperwork is included within the report, which mentions the possibility of abolishing the paper tax disc.
At present motorists are required by law to display a valid tax disc on [...]
With its paid-for affiliate links and an uncompromising user policy, is the Money Saving Expert site at risk of denying its users the opportunity to get genuine, good advice from industry experts?
This post is somewhat off topic, but important nonetheless. James Saperia, Managing Director of Simply Registrations has recently been on the receiving end of [...]
We all know how frustrating it can be trying to locate all of the necessary paperwork when you need to buy your new tax disc – especially when, in this digital age, so many insurers fail to send out hard copies of your insurance certificate in the first place. However, if Roads Minister Stephen Hammond [...]
Northamptonshire Police may have inadvertently discovered a way to catch motorists using mobile phones whilst driving. A crash on the M1 in June earlier this year caused part of the motorway to be closed for most of the day. Part of the rescue operation involved an injured lorry driver being cut free from her vehicle [...]
If you are looking for the ultimate convertible supercar, inspired by Formula 1 technology and with amazing looks, the new McLaren 12c Spider could be it. Watch as British Touring Car Championship driver Mat Jackson puts the car through its paces on the track and on the tight hairpin bends of the mountainous roads in [...]
This Sunday the 15th of July sees the first Supercar Sunday staged at Mercedes-Benz World in Surrey. It is a new event which sees cars from lots of different manufacturers including; Ferrari, Bentley, Aston Martin & Lamborghini all being demonstrated on the racing track. Gates open at 10am with both classic and modern cars featuring [...]
If you have ever bought a car from a franchised main dealer, you may have subsequently been invited to a special launch event. These are typically relaxed evenings in the showroom where the dealership showcases their latest model and if you are lucky there may be champagne and canapés on offer.
Salon Privé is a similar [...]
This particular blog post is not about cherished number plates. The purpose of today’s message is to highlight a fantastic event which is taking place this weekend. It is the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club North of England Rally on Sunday 8th August.
Lots of number plate fans are interested in fine motor cars. If that includes you [...]