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Drivers urged to book MOT tests now to avoid the rush

Drivers are being urged to get their cars MOT tested this summer to avoid the rush once the six-month coronavirus extension expires in August.

McDonald’s to install electric car charge points at UK sites

McDonald's has announced plans to install hundreds of charging points in the car parks of its UK restaurants up and down the country.

Driving lessons in England to resume from July 4

Driving lessons will be allowed to resume in England and NI from early July, although no resumption has been announced for Scotland or Wales.

Motorists ‘leaving sensitive data on their old cars’

Drivers could be leaving a trove of sensitive data on their old cars by not wiping information held from connecting to a smartphone.

Car dealerships in Wales to reopen from June 22

Car dealerships in Wales have been given the green light to reopen from Monday 22 June, as lockdown restrictions continue to be eased.

Scottish car dealers can reopen from June 29

Car dealerships in Scotland can open their doors once again from June 29, nearly a month after dealers in England reopened after lockdown.

Green number plates for electric cars on the way

Zero-emission cars will get distinctive green number plates so drivers can avoid congestion charges or get cheaper parking.

Scrappage bonus to switch to EVs under consideration

The government is reportedly considering a scrappage scheme to encourage people to switch from petrol or diesel cars to electric vehicles.

Britain’s best-selling cars, May 2020

Click-and-collect sales meant that more customers took delivery of new cars than last month. Here are the top ten sellers for May.

May new car sales show first painful signs of recovery

It was another month of agonisingly low new car sales in May, with just over 20,000 new vehicles registered as showrooms remained closed.

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.

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