The Editor’s View

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Well done to the Government this week for raising the single carriageway speed limit, there will be numerous well meaning organisations who strongly disagree with this move so making such a long overdue decision won’t be widely welcomed.  I for one support the change all the way, along with the … Continue reading

Driving licence costs to fall

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Driving licence fees are set to fall according to a government consultation announced today (28.7.2014). Under the proposals, licenses would fall by 32% for digital transactions and 15% for paper applications. New drivers would see the fee for their licence drop from £50 to £34 while ten-year renewals would see … Continue reading

Sat nav voices that drive you around the bend

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One in 10 (11%) of people said that their mother’s voice would drive them crazy, closely followed by their partner’s (10%). The most well-known voice that would drive most people around the bend is Russell Brand, followed by Jonathan Ross, Ed Miliband, Alex Salmond, Jeremy Clarkson and David Cameron. Benedict Cumberbatch with his … Continue reading

Glass’s car market trend August 2014

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The UK car market performed in line with Glass’s predictions for the month of June with 228,291 vehicles registered, adding another month to the record-breaking string of 27 consecutive months of growth. Taking a detailed look at June’s registration figure reveals that Business registrations once again held the top spot … Continue reading

Digital windscreens ‘to arrive by 2017′

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Some luxury cars could come equipped with cutting-edge digital windscreens within just three years, it has been claimed.  Speaking to Automotive News Europe, Eelco Spoelder – head of the instrumentation and human-machine interface division at German auto parts manufacturer Continental – said that the augmented reality technology was making rapid … Continue reading