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Euro NCAP announces big changes to safety testing

Car crash test procedures are getting their biggest overhaul in a decade to improve occupant safety and improve post-crash protection.

Car insurance providers told to allow delayed payments

Car insurers have been told to waive fees and allow for delayed payments to help customers in financial difficulty due to the coronavirus.

Car dealers get green light to offer click and collect sales

Car showrooms will remain closed until at least June, but people are now be able to buy a car online via click-and-collect services.

Britain’s best-selling cars, April 2020

New car sales were almost non-existent in April, but the list of those that were registered made for a highly unusual top ten.

April new car sales results (for what it’s worth)

New car registrations for April have been published, showing private new car sales were down 99% as a result of the coronavirus lockdown.

Car companies causing ‘undue stress’ over servicing demands

A number of car companies are causing ‘unnecessary stress’ for customers who can’t get their vehicles serviced during the coronavirus lockdown.

Britain’s best-selling cars, March 2020

March was a terrible month for the car industry, but there was still plenty of interesting stuff going on among the ten best-selling models.

New car sales fall more than 40% as coronavirus takes hold

Private new car registrations tumbled in March, with numbers down by 40% as dealerships closed around the country in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

New car sales collapse across Europe

New car sales have collapsed across Europe as a result of the coronavirus, with the UK expected to suffer similarly when March results are published.

All cars to get six-month MOT exemption

The government has announced that all cars, motorcycles and vans will get a six-month exemption from MOT testing in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Supermarkets cut fuel prices by up to 12p a litre

UK supermarkets have reduced fuel prices by 12p per litre for petrol and 8p per litre for diesel as demand slumps due to the coronavirus epidemic.

Coronavirus: Can I still hire a car?

Car rental companies have told us they are still allowing people to hire a car, although they have more stringent safety and hygiene measures in place.

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