Archive: May, 2012

Crystal Palace sprint thrills the crowds

Posted on 05/31/12 by Paul Hudson

Spectators flock to the South London venue to see more than 200 cars compete for fastest time on a track comprising parts of the former racing circuit.

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Ferrari auction to raise money for victims of Italian earthquakes

Posted on 05/31/12 by Chris Knapman

A rare Ferrari 599XX race car is being sold as part of an online auction to raise money for victims of the recent earthquakes in Northern Italy.

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AA president: motorists ‘may as well drive gas guzzlers’

Posted on 05/31/12 by Telegraph Staff

Edmund King, President of the Automobile Association, tells The Telegraph the government’s plans for taxing green cars could backfire.

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The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee: classic cars gather at Beaulieu

Posted on 05/31/12 by David Williams

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee will be celebrated in style at the National Motor Museum this weekend, with a gathering of Fifties vehicles.

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Town that scrapped traffic wardens welcomes them back after enduring car chaos

Posted on 05/31/12 by Telegraph Staff

A Welsh town that became the envy of motorists elsewhere in Britain when it scrapped its traffic wardens has welcomed them back after the move resulted in congestion and parking chaos.

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Cars should be fitted with alcohol sensors to stop drink driving, says government adviser

Posted on 05/31/12 by Telegraph Staff

A former Government chief drugs adviser has suggested that there should be alcohol sensors in every car.

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OFT refers ‘dysfunctional’ car insurers to Competition Commission

Posted on 05/31/12 by Paul Farrow

Drivers are paying £225m more for their car insurance premiums than they need, the Office of Fair Trading has said.

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‘Dysfunctional’ motor insurers referred to Competition Commission

Posted on 05/31/12 by Paul Farrow

Drivers are paying £225m more for their premiums than they need, the OFT has said.

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Drivers punished for going green

Posted on 05/30/12 by James Kirkup

Road tax could rise as Treasury considers plans to claw back revenue lost as drivers opt for greener cars.

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Motorists hit by uninsured drivers to keep no-claims

Posted on 05/30/12 by Kara Gammell

Drivers who are involved in a no-fault collision with an uninsured driver will no longer lose their no-claim discount or excess under a new agreement by a selection of insurers.

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