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Should I get fibre broadband?

Posted on 16th Nov 15 in Latest News by editor
Do you remember those halcyon days of internet cafs and ultra-slow dial-up broadband? Many people were just delighted to have access to the internet and if pages were slow to load, well, the benefits outweighed the downside. ...read more.

LG put a fridge inside a fridge

Posted on 10th Nov 15 in Latest News by editor
If the question is when is a fridge not a fridge?' then answer must be when it's two fridges in one.' LG Electronics have launched a brand new smart fridge - it seems the technical team have been working on new design ideas and advanced, energy efficient technology for appliances ...read more.

Ford brings "Go Drive" to London

Posted on 30th Oct 15 in Latest News by editor
Ford has unveiled what it describes as a new dynamic car-sharing experiment to drivers in London. The Ford Go Drive scheme allows drivers to book a car for a one-way or return trip using a dedicated smartphone app. The participant is charged by the minute (with the fee currently standing ...read more.

Electric Car owners battling Hybrid Car owners for charging points

Posted on 30th Oct 15 in Latest News by editor
A lack of charging points for plug-in vehicles could be causing divisions between drivers of hybrid and wholly electric cars. ...read more.

Government netting £38million in car "double tax"

Posted on 30th Oct 15 in Latest News by editor
Motorists on both sides of a vehicle sale or transfer are being taxed for the month the vehicle changes hand. According to the AA, this double taxing is providing the government with a £38 million windfall. ...read more.

Driverless cars could reduce insurance premiums

Posted on 30th Oct 15 in Latest News by editor
The rise of the driverless car could radically reduce the amount you pay for your car insurance over the next few years. Deaths and serious injuries could be virtually eliminated as the technology is introduced, proponents claim. ...read more.

Driver drives 40 miles in a "crushed" car after accident

Posted on 30th Oct 15 in Latest News by editor
A motorist has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving after continuing to drive for an hour, covering a distance of more than 40 miles following a crash, despite having his car crushed. ...read more.

Motorists targeted in Crash for Cash scams

Posted on 30th Oct 15 in Latest News by editor
Crash for cash scams have become part of the car fraud landscape in the UK and, unfortunately, they might be on the rise. According to Crimestoppers the frauds are worth around £400 million a year and the profits are often used to fund other crimes, including drug and illegal gun ...read more.

BMW unveil hydrogen car

Posted on 30th Oct 15 in Latest News by editor
BMW has unveiled a hydrogen-fuelled car that actually lives up to its promise. The German manufacturer has been working on hydrogen-powered vehicles since the mid-80s, but previous model the BMW Hydrogen 7 burned hydrogen in an internal combustion engine. The company has since switched tack to using hydrogen fuel cells. ...read more.

Volvo XC90 named Auto Express Car of the Year

Posted on 30th Oct 15 in Latest News by editor
The new Volvo XC90 has been named the Auto Express Car of the Year. It also drove away with the prize for the best large sports utility vehicle at the London-held awards. ...read more.