Revealed: the UK’s ‘nightmare’ car

Nightmare car

Costing an average of £550 when it breaks down every other month, this is the UK’s ‘nightmare’ car, according to Warranty Direct.  The automotive specialist analysed its 50,000 live policies to concoct the monstrosity, dubbed the Horrific 40RR0R, by combining the worst-performing cars from each of the categories measured by … Continue reading

Test centres relocate


The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is to announce the relocation of 18 driving test centres to nearby former Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) testing stations. Following the merger of the Driving Standards Agency and VOSA into the DVSA, the move aims to keep test fees to a … Continue reading

Huge potential for car sharing in London


The BVRLA has welcomed a report outlining the role that car clubs and car sharing can play in achieving London’s urban transport objectives of reducing car use and congestion and improving air quality. The report – Car Sharing in London: Vison 2020 – was commissioned by BVRLA member Zipcar and carried out … Continue reading

RMI calls on Government to listen to retailers


 “The retail motor industry compromises of 8,000 member sites and too often the Government listens intently to the manufacturing sector, but takes scant account of the interests of retailers,” said RMI Deputy Chairman Peter Johnson, speaking at this year’s Retail Motor Industry Federation annual dinner in London tonight (23 October … Continue reading