Archive: March, 2012

Emap eyes sale of used car data provider CAP for £150m

Posted on 03/28/12 by Ben Harrington

Emap is weighing up a sale of CAP, its used car data provider, for an estimated £150m in a sign that the publishing and events business is moving closer to being broken up.

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Motorists should consider stockpiling fuel for strike, suggests No 10

Posted on 03/27/12 by James Kirkup

Motorists should consider stockpiling petrol in case a strike by tanker drivers disrupts supplies, the Government has suggested.

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Lewis Booth’s advice for the European car industry

Posted on 03/27/12 by Andrew English

Lewis Booth, Ford’s British chief financial officer, will retire next month.

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Taking driving into the classroom

Posted on 03/27/12 by Telegraph Staff

A new computer-based initiative is taking safe driving into the classroom – and helping bring peace of mind to parents.

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Motorcyclist clings to windscreen after 4×4 road rage attack in Brazil

Posted on 03/26/12 by Telegraph Staff

Amateur video captures the moment when a motorcyclist clings to the bonnet of a car after a fit of road rage in the city of Brasilia.

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Unite: fuel workers strike is ‘about safety standards not pay’

Posted on 03/26/12 by Telegraph Staff

After members voted in favour of industrial action, Unite’s assistant general secretary says tanker drivers want to see minimum safety standards introduced to avoid a strike.

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Petrol pumps could run dry as tanker drivers vote for industrial action

Posted on 03/26/12 by Telegraph Staff

The threat of a strike by fuel tanker drivers in a dispute over terms and conditions and safety standards came a step closer today when they voted in favour of industrial action.

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Petrol breaks through 140p barrier to reach record high

Posted on 03/23/12 by Telegraph Staff

Average price of petrol at the pumps has now reached 140.20p a litre, with diesel at a new record of 146.72p, the AA says, as prices jump more than 2.75p a litre in just three weeks.

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New Zealand to change baffling road rule

Posted on 03/23/12 by Telegraph Staff

For 35 years, New Zealand has been the only place on Earth to force vehicles turning left to give way to vehicles turning right.

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Mad Men’s wheels of fortune

Posted on 03/23/12 by Telegraph Staff

British advertising executives marked their status with a supercar, while their American peers had a more homely, nationalistic bent.

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