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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.

Speed assistance systems are needed says GEM *New

by Helen Jackson |
posted 21 February 2019

Speed assistance systems are needed says GEM

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is supporting road safety groups across Europe by urging ministers to ensure that Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) systems become mandatory on all new vehicles from 2022. Read More...


Britain’s MOT failure hotspots revealed *New

by Helen Jackson |
posted 20 February 2019

Britain’s MOT failure hotspots revealed

The Royal Burgh of Kirkcaldy is the MOT failure capital of the UK, according Government data analysis by consumer champion HonestJohn.co.uk. Read More...


Parking crisis is impacting van drivers *New

by Helen Jackson |
posted 15 February 2019

Parking crisis is impacting van drivers

Roads that aren’t fit for purpose and poorly maintained, alongside sparsely available parking facilities and regular parking fines are having a detrimental impact on the nation’s van drivers and operators, according to new research from Mercedes-Benz Vans. Read More...


The fear of being caught must rise say IAM RoadSmart *New

by Helen Jackson |
posted 14 February 2019

The fear of being caught must rise say IAM RoadSmart

The UK’s biggest independent road safety charity IAM RoadSmart is concerned that too many drivers continue to ignore warnings about the dangers of hand-held mobile phones and not wearing a seatbelt – putting countless lives in danger. Read More...


Continental teams up with Jonny Smith to offer tyre advice

by Helen Jackson |
posted 13 February 2019

Continental teams up with Jonny Smith to offer tyre advice

Continental has teamed up with TV presenter and motoring expert Jonny Smith to produce a series of new videos designed to help drivers keep their tyres in tip-top condition. Read More...


All-electric Audi e-tron SUV available to order

by Helen Jackson |
posted 12 February 2019

All-electric Audi e-tron SUV available to order

The spark for the transition to a new era of fully electrified driving at Audi is about to fly – the e-tron SUV becomes available to order in the UK today in two forms – e-tron and e-tron Launch Edition. Read More...


Volkswagen’s new CNG TGI models

by Helen Jackson |
posted 08 February 2019

Volkswagen’s new CNG TGI models

Anyone who already drives a CNG vehicle (CNG = compressed natural gas) also benefits from comparably low fuel prices in many countries. Understandably, drivers of natural gas vehicles only want to use petrol in exceptional cases. Read More...


The new Mercedes V-Class is even more attractive

by Helen Jackson |
posted 06 February 2019

The new Mercedes V-Class is even more attractive

Four years ago, the Mercedes-Benz V-Class set benchmarks in the MPV segment with its design, its high-quality feel, its comfort and its safety and assistance systems and has since enjoyed a successful international career. Read More...


Keyless car theft targets popular brands

by Helen Jackson |
posted 05 February 2019

Keyless car theft targets popular brands

As new figures from Which? reveal that four of the five best-selling models in the UK are susceptible to keyless theft, TRACKER reports that 88% of all stolen vehicles it recovered in 2018 were stolen without using the owner’s keys – confirming that keyless theft is not just a threat, but a very harsh reality. Read More...


Support for over 70s mandatory driver re-testing has grown

by Helen Jackson |
posted 04 February 2019

Support for over 70s mandatory driver re-testing has grown

Perhaps, unsurprisingly, public support for regular mandatory driver re-testing shot up in the days following the Duke of Edinburgh’s recent car crash, new research shows. Drivers themselves are backing a change in the law, which would force every motorist to retake their test, either at set intervals or in old age, in order to keep their licence. Read More...