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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.

Empty Driveways Making a Profit *New

by Henry Floyd |
posted 29 May 2017

Empty Driveways Making a Profit

It seems that in today’s busy world, your empty driveway can now be a great source of income to homeowners. Read More...


Smart Driver Club Gives Parental Peace of Mind *New

by Henry Floyd |
posted 28 May 2017

Smart Driver Club Gives Parental Peace of Mind

According to World Health Organisation figures, road traffic injuries are the biggest killer of teenagers. So, the Smart Driver Club are looking to put parent’s fears to rest with technology. Read More...


Safety Feature - Anti-Lock Brakes *New

by Henry Floyd |
posted 27 May 2017

Safety Feature - Anti-Lock Brakes

Anti-Lock Braking Systems (ABS) has been one of the most significant safety advances in driving in recent years, so-much-so, that it is a standard feature on virtually all cars produced today. But how do they work? Read More...


A great weekend of motorsport *New

by Jonathan Clensy |
posted 26 May 2017

A great weekend of motorsport

Source: Wikipedia

Motor sport fans are in for a real treat this weekend, with two of the three triple crown events taking place on Sunday - the Monaco Grand Prix and the Indy 500 - and with interest in both events at an all-time high could this be the greatest weekend ever for motorsport fans? Read More...


The Historic Coaching Inns of the Great North Road *New

by Henry Floyd |
posted 26 May 2017

The Historic Coaching Inns of the Great North Road

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has released its latest title: “Historic Coaching Inns of the Great North Road”. It’s a comprehensive guide that any driver, historian or possibly pub-goer interested in travelling the legendary highway will love to browse. Read More...


Reporting a Pothole *New

by Jonathan Clensy |
posted 24 May 2017

Reporting a Pothole

Drivers can report potholes by going to the gov.uk/report-pothole webpage and typing in the relevant postcode. This will lead you to the correct Council’s website where you can enter the pothole location. In England, Motorways and major ‘A’ roads are usually managed by Highways England and the website will give you links to them. You can also find the forms there to make a claim, but it can be a long haul. You will have to prove negligence. Read More...


Win a 3-day entry to Carfest North! *New

by Henry Floyd |
posted 24 May 2017

Win a 3-day entry to Carfest North!

Source: www.carfest.org

This month we have our biggest competition to date, we’re offering you the chance to win 2 adult tickets to the 3-day festival Carfest North. There will be food, music and of course cars! This year’s music line up consists of Busted, Tom Odell, Rick Astley, Seasick Steve, The Vamps, Manic Street Preachers and many more. To enter our competition all you need to do is share/like our Facebook post or retweet/heart our Twitter tweet, it’s that simple! Read More...


Volkswagen Plans for the Future *New

by Henry Floyd |
posted 22 May 2017

Volkswagen Plans for the Future

According to Volkswagen – "The future is electric.” To make sure that they are at the forefront of developing the technology, they have announced their "TOGETHER – Strategy 2025" program, conceived to set important milestones for realignment of the Group. As Matthias Müller, CEO of Volkswagen AG announced at the Group's recent Annual General Meeting in Hanover, they “intend to be the No. 1 in e-mobility by 2025". Read More...


Volvo 850 T5 - The Model That Changed Everything

by Jonathan Clensy |
posted 20 May 2017

Volvo 850 T5 - The Model That Changed Everything

The Volvo 850 was the car that changed everything – a front-wheel-drive Volvo with a five-cylinder transverse engine. It was the result of the Galaxy project, which got its name because it was aiming for the stars. The new car was launched under the banner "A dynamic car with four world firsts". These new features were the transverse five-cylinder engine, the Delta-link rear axle designed in-house, the integrated side-impact protection system, SIPS, and the self-adjusting front seat belt. Read More...


GEM's Drink Drive Warning

by Jonathan Clensy |
posted 19 May 2017

GEM's Drink Drive Warning

It was May 1967 that an alcohol limit for drivers was first introduced in the UK. With new provisional figures from the Department for Transport suggesting that 1,380 people were killed or seriously injured in collisions where at least one driver was over the limit, road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging motorists to steer clear of alcohol before journeys this summer. Read More...