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Here you will find a wide range of articles covering the latest news, features, car reviews and much more from across the automotive industry. With contributions from Money4yourMotors staff and some of our key partners. All views expressed are those of the article's author and do not necessarily represent those of Money4yourMotors.

Price Up That Plate! *New

by Becky Harrison |
posted 25 February 2021

Price Up That Plate!

The very British phenomenon of personalising number plates doesn’t seem to be abating, with the prices of bespoke plates rocketing in recent years, and even hitting six-figure sums. Read More...


Car Sales Boom Predicted *New

by Becky Harrison |
posted 23 February 2021

Car Sales Boom Predicted

Dealers should brace for a new surge in car sales when Britain emerges out of lockdown, according to market specialists Buyacar. Read More...


Learners Need More Learning

by Becky Harrison |
posted 19 February 2021

Learners Need More Learning

New research conducted by IAM RoadSmart, the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, has found overwhelming support for a 12-month minimum learning period for new drivers before they are allowed to take the practical driving test. Read More...


The Mot Test Needs To Evolve With EVs

by Becky Harrison |
posted 16 February 2021

The Mot Test Needs To Evolve With EVs

As the move towards electric vehicles gathers pace and a greater focus is being placed on the charging network required, new research among UK motorists reveals that a significant proportion believe that the MOT should evolve in parallel with new technology. Read More...


The Gritty Truth

by Becky Harrison |
posted 15 February 2021

The Gritty Truth

There was a 29% drop in the average number of days councils in the UK spent gritting roads between winter 2017/18 and winter 2019/20, according to new research by Citroën UK. Read More...


The Pothole Problem

by Becky Harrison |
posted 12 February 2021

The Pothole Problem

Potholes are perceived by motorists to be a much more significant concern on the road than they were three years ago, overtaking texting and drink driving as a worsening problem - according to the findings of a new report from the UK’s largest road safety charity. Read More...


The High Mile Club

by Becky Harrison |
posted 11 February 2021

The High Mile Club

The search is on for Britain’s highest mileage car after motoring magazine Bargain Cars acquired a 2001 Volvo S80 with an astonishing 717,000 miles under its wheels. Read More...


Care Needed If You Drive With Your Dog

by Becky Harrison |
posted 09 February 2021

Care Needed If You Drive With Your Dog

Almost a third (29%) of van drivers are risking a fine of up to £5,000 and potentially invalidating their insurance for not safely securing their dogs while driving to work, according to research by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Read More...


EV Sales Gather Pace

by Becky Harrison |
posted 05 February 2021

EV Sales Gather Pace

According to the latest analysis from Auto Trader, the sale of new electric vehicles (EVs) could overtake petrol and diesel sales by as early as 2025, whilst alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFV) more broadly, could pass them even earlier, in 2024. Read More...


Our Roads Get Safer But Cyclists Still At Risk

by Becky Harrison |
posted 04 February 2021

Our Roads Get Safer But Cyclists Still At Risk

Figures released from the Department for Transport have revealed that UK traffic collisions in the 12 months up to June 2020 are down 16 per cent and road deaths have reduced by 14 per cent compared to the equivalent period in the preceding year. Read More...