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Tag Archives: Covid-19 LOCKDOWN

Looking forward to getting back on the road?

Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet R-Line

We may not be able to get out much at the moment, but our enduring love affair with cars is stronger than ever, according to a new report. More than eight in 10 motorists (83 per cent) admitted they have always had a love for driving and more than a …

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Work, rest and play: new uses for lockdown cars

Relaxing in the car - Peugeot UK

Four out of 10 households have used their car as an additional space to work and relax – or even to catch up on TV shows during the pandemic, claims new research by Peugeot UK.The findings come after the Government announced a roadmap to easing lockdown, with all restrictions potentially …

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Book your MOT to beat the rush

MOT testing station

Drivers are urged by the RAC to avoid the expected MOT rush by booking this summer. It’s estimated that hundreds of thousands of motorists have held off getting their MOTs by making use of the six-month MOT coronavirus extension which ends on 1 August. The call comes as new research …

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Car maintenance at risk during COVID-19 lockdown?

RAC mechanic

Drivers are still getting their vehicles serviced and MOTd, despite the Coronavirus pandemic, according to RAC research. Just under half (47%) of respondents plan to get their car serviced regardless of the lockdown status, while (44%) want to get an MOT. However, one in seven (14%) say they will make …

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Danger of UK’s lockdown speeders exposed

30mph speed sign

Irresponsible drivers have been exploiting the coronavirus restrictions to speed excessively, according to data analysed by the RAC as part of a freedom of information (FOI) request to all British police forces. ‘Lockdown speeding’ has become an unwelcome by-product of the Government’s fight against COVID-19 with 20 police forces catching …

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Britain’s best brands for car servicing and repairs

Lexus RX 450h F Sport

Japanese franchised dealers dominate the rankings for servicing and repairs, according to new What Car? research. As dealers prepare to reopen showrooms on June 1 following the Covid-19 lockdown, franchised dealers for cars up to 20 years old were ranked on the quality of their work, perceived value for money …

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