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Car insurance named as biggest cost concern for drivers

In a recent survey, drivers have named car insurance as their biggest cost concern as premiums are increasing at their fastest rate in five years. Nearly half (46%) of the 1,714 drivers questioned for the RAC Report on Motoring noted that their insurance cost had increased on the previous year, compared with 34% who said the same in 2015. The RAC said that industry data showed the average premiu...

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New in-car music app launched by Spotify and Jaguar

It was announced this week that a brand new collaboration between Spotify and Jaguar Land Rover will release a new app to make your in-car music streaming experience even more streamlined. The app will be available on iOS later this week, and will be implemented across the vehicle range. This will be a part of the InControl App library, offering the best in-car Spotify experience possible. This...

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From Queen of the Bake to Queen of the Brake: Mary Berry brushes up on her driving skills

After recently shocking the world by announcing she will be leaving Great British Bake Off when it moves to Channel 4 (boo!), Mary Berry has spent some time brushing up on some skills of her own – behind the wheel. After being a motorist for many decades, you may think the 81-year-old would want to sell a car and be driven around by someone else, but this is far from the truth! She recently com...

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And the award for the rudest drivers in the UK goes to…

Rude drivers. They seem to be everywhere nowadays, but a new report has singled out the area of the UK where the drivers are the rudest, and the winner is… Bristol! It was rated worst for motorists using a mobile phone at the wheel, not indicating, swerving across lanes and speeding, according to research conducted by Privilege Car Insurance. Liverpool ranked second in the list, with Norwich t...

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Here to launch new technology to help you find an empty parking space

With the latest car technologies constantly evolving, our cars are able to tell us more than ever about the traffic conditions, roadworks, and are beginning to predict unforeseen circumstances more than ever. However, this newest service will help you to pinpoint free parking spaces so you don’t have to spend endless hours searching for a free spot! Here, a German company co-owned by Audi, BM...

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The 20 Emotional Stages of Parallel Parking

I can get in this space, no problem. OK, so the space is about an inch longer than my car, but I'm sure it's doable... Right...? I'm half in the space, I have one wheel on the kerb and I'm basically parked diagonally. Job done. Fine, I'll start again! Are you all happy now?! *Shakes fist angrily* Wow, you're acting like a crazy person. *Looks around nervously to check no-one saw ...

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Driver study reveals ten worst driving habits in the UK

A new study which questioned 1,000 drivers across the UK has revealed the ten worst driving habits of British drivers, with 52% of people found guilty of at least one of these offences when they get behind the wheel. The research, conducted by the Fuelcard Company, found the ten worst habits include, in no particular order, driving too fast, too slow, eating or smoking at the wheel, littering out...

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Five helpful tips for taking the kids to university

The time may have come for your child to fly the nest and head to university to start an exciting new chapter in their life, and it is down to you to get them there. This journey can be an emotional and stressful one, but follow the guidelines below and everyone might just get through the day unscathed! Arrive in style Chances are, your child will be heading to a strange place where they don...

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Tesla update helps your pooch stay cool in the car

It is one of those things that is drilled into you early in your driving career: never leave a pet in a car on a hot day. Leaving your four-legged friend in a hot car can be extremely harmful to them. Staying cool is tough enough as it is for dogs, as they can only cool themselves down by panting and by sweating through the pads on their paws. But thanks to a new update from Tesla, drivers of th...

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Five of the best used cars to buy in 2016

The used car market is booming, and there are many quality second-hand cars for sale which can bag you a bargain. We all want to save money on motoring bills, and one of the best ways to do that is to buy a second-hand car. You can pay much less than the list price and you might even be able to pick up a car which is still covered by its manufacturer warranty. With this in mind, here are five of ...

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