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Jaguar Land Rover criticises government's 'demonisation' of diesel

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British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has launched an attack on UK ministers for their recent U-turn on their attitude and incentivising of diesel cars, which they believe has significantly impacted the manufacturer's sales figures. https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/jaguar-land-rover-criticises-governments-demonisation-of-die/

Speeding prosecutions at the highest level since 2005

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Figures from the Department of Transport (DfT) have shown that the number of drivers caught speeding in 2016 was at its highest since 2005 - marking the fifth consecutive year of growth. https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/speeding-prosecutions-at-the-highest-level-since-2005/

Overhauled UK driving test launched

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A revamped driving test, which includes busier roads and covers new areas to accommodate the increasing use of technology in our driving has been launched throughout the UK. https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/overhauled-uk-driving-test-launched/

Volvo to introduce new safety technologies by 2020

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Here are 8 new technologies that could save lives and change our relationship to cars https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/volvo-to-introduce-new-safety-technologies-by-2020/

50 years of breathalysers on Britain's roads

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October 2017 marked 50 years since breathalysers were introduced by police to test alcohol levels in British motorists https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/50-years-of-breathalysers-on-britains-roads/

Uber aiming to launch flying car in 2020

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Uber has announced more details of its flying taxis, which they hope to launch in Dallas, Texas and Los Angeles by 2020. https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/uber-aiming-to-launch-flying-car-in-20201/

Speed awareness courses bringing in £12million of police revenue

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Police forces have recently come under scrutiny for pursuing speeding motorists as a way of improving their cash flow. https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/speed-awareness-courses-bringing-in-12million-of-police-reve/

Advanced car security to blame for rise in vehicle thefts

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Figures seen by RAC Insurance suggest that advances in car security technology including immobilisers, keys and car alarms are actually making vehicles more vulnerable to thieves with savvy criminals bypassing manufacturers' security systems https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/advanced-car-security-to-blame-for-rise-in-vehicle-thefts/

Porsche Reclaims It’s “King of the Ring” Title Thanks to the 911 GT2 RS

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In the comeback of the century, Porsche's new 2018 GT2 RS lapped the Nordscleife course in just 6.47:30 mins. This was a big message and whoever thought that they could steal the "fastest road car on the Nurburgring" title from Porsche, was wrong. https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/porsche-reclaims-its-king-of-the-ring-title-thanks-to-the-91/

Potential fines for parking in parent and child bays without a child

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If you want to make a quick stop and park in the parent and child zone, here's what you need to know... https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/potential-fines-for-parking-in-parent-and-child-bays-without/

Learner drivers to be allowed on Motorways

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Learner drivers will soon have access to the motorway following a new UK traffic rule which will see them access the roads which have been closed for almost 60 years. https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/learner-drivers-to-be-allowed-on-motorways/

Drivers to face more checks when hiring vehicles

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British drivers could now face extra checks when it comes to renting cars and vans the Government has stated https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/drivers-to-face-more-checks-when-hiring-vehicles/

Drivers spend 44 hours a year searching for a parking space

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Britains drivers lose 44 hours of their lives and 733 from their pockets every year, just searching for somewhere to park. https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/drivers-spend-44-hours-a-year-searching-for-a-parking-space/

Motorway services to install electric charging points

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Legislation introduced in the Queens Speech means that motorway services and other major fuel stations will be required to offer charging facilities for electric cars. https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/motorway-services-to-install-electric-charging-points/

Are you insured when you leave your car at an off-site airport car park?

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Going abroad can be a stressful thing to organise for many people, especially those with families who must contend with impatient children. https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/are-you-insured-when-you-leave-your-car-at-an-off-site-airpo/

Amazon to sell cars in the UK soon

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The UK division of the giant internet market place, Amazon, has unveiled plans to begin selling cars online in the UK. https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/amazon-to-sell-cars-in-the-uk-soon/

Diesel engines: Is this the end?

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The future of diesel seems to be doomed since the latest regulations on air quality https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/diesel-engines-is-this-the-end/

Electric cars will cost the same as petrol ones by 2020

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Renaults EV boss revealed to AutoExpress that the cost of electric vehicles like the ZOE will cost about the same than similarly sized petrol and diesel vehicles https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/electric-cars-will-cost-the-same-as-petrol-ones-by-2020/

3 gift to offer your home mechanic

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It is often hard especially if you are not an expert in mechanics to get a gift for someone who is passionate about it. https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/3-gift-to-offer-your-home-mechanic/

Electric cars and energy networks, an issue?

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A report shows British energy networks are in desperate need of investment and improvement https://www.westwoodcandc.co.uk/news/electric-cars-and-energy-networks-an-issue/

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