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 Fuel theft is set to significantly rise due to soaring fuel prices

Tips to stay safe as fuel theft set to spiral due to huge hikes in prices

Used car buying service ChooseMyCar is warning UK drivers to be mindful of fuel theft, as the level of the crime is set to significantly rise due to soaring fuel prices.

Theft of petrol and diesel from vehicles is a crime that costs UK drivers millions of pounds, every single year. In 2018, an enormous £1.1 million worth of fuel was stolen from London alone. Worryingly, only one per...

14 February 2022 Hi Marc,  New figures reveal that the average petrol price in the UK has surpassed 148p per litre for the first time.    According to the AA, the cost of petrol has now jumped to 148.02p per litre on Sunday - rising above the previous rec

UK petrol and diesel costs hit "record high" 5 expert tips for slashing your fuel costs

New figures reveal that the average petrol price in the UK has surpassed 148p per litre for the first time.

According to the AA, the cost of petrol has now jumped to 148.02p per litre on Sunday - rising above the previous record high of 147.4p per litre.

Following this news, Nick Drewe, money-saving expert at WeThrift has shared six ways drivers can cut down on their fuel...

The Ford Fiesta has been crowned the most popular car model

UK's Most Desirable Car for New Drivers is Ford Fiesta

The Ford Fiesta has been crowned the most popular car model amongst first-time drivers in the UK, with an overall desirability score of 9.54 out of 10.

That’s according to a new index study by Quotezone.co.uk , which considers the number of registrations for each car model in the UK in 2020(1) together with their respective annual UK search volumes amongst new drivers(2).

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How Have Car Sales Fared Over the Last Few Years?

The coronavirus pandemic has hit every industry in one way or another, but one industry that has been hit hard is the automotive industry. So, how have car sales fared during this difficult period?

Car Sales Soaring

Car sales are soaring right now with used cars having 5 years worth of growth in just 6 months . It is thought that the reasoning for this growth is the fact...

How long could you be waiting for a new car?

Are you in the market for a new car this year? One important thing to be aware of if you are looking to buy a new car is that you might be waiting a lot longer than normal before your vehicle is available. The main reason for this is the global chip shortage and production problems as a result of the pandemic, which is affecting manufacturing all over the globe.

Lengthy Waiting Times...

The number of electric car charging points for public use went up by 9%

Charging points surge as UK strives for green motoring

The number of electric car charging points for public use went up by 9% from 1 October 2021 to 1 January 2022, according to Department for Transport figures.

There are now 2,448 more available charging devices across the country.

Publicly accessible rapid charging devices increased by 233, a 5% rise in three months.

This brings the total of publicly accessible...

The most common MOT fails and how to avoid them

The annual MOT can cause a great deal of stress for motorists. Around a third of vehicles fail , which can be frustrating for motorists not to mention expensive. There are a number of reasons why a vehicle might fail its MOT and often you will find that these are easily preventable. Read on to discover the most common MOT fails and how you can avoid them.

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How to make buying a used car easier

The purchase of a used car should not be taken lightly. What you buy can say a lot about you.

Used or not, a car is a pathway to independence and agency. The vehicle can also be representative of your circumstances and interests. Others may experience vague ‘feel good’ qualities, where they feel more pleasant to drive than their counterparts. A lot of precision is required when...

Is it advised to undertake the Pass Plus Course?

Most people really look forward to obtaining their full driving licence. People take a driver tuition course, they pass their test and they take to the roads accordingly, after which undergoing any further driving tuition is on an entirely voluntary basis.

Precisely why Pass Plus is overlooked or turned down a number of newly-qualified drivers, unaware of the potential benefits of...

Why Commercial Vehicle Insurance is Important for Your Fleet

Commercial vehicle owners, more than the rest, need insurance coverage to enjoy peace of mind about their vehicles. Insurance options like Rideshur can help fleet owners get covered for all the threats and risks that seem imminent. But it goes beyond that, the simple prospect of getting insured will compel you to make meaningful changes to your fleet business.

In this article, we’ll...

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