Green Flaghttp://www.greenflag.comGreen Flag NewsGoogle announces dashboard Android<p>Tech giant Google has teamed up with three major vehicle manufacturers in a bid to bring its Android system onto new car dashboards.The company has formed the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA) ...</p><p><a href="google-announces-dashboard-android-15364.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/google-announces-dashboard-android-15364.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/google-announces-dashboard-android-15364.htmlWed, 08 Jan 2014 07:58:20 GMTAudi reveals 'headlights of future'<p>Audi has revealed "cutting-edge" new headlight technology that could feature on its cars in the future.The extremely powerful laser diodes measure just a few thousandths of a millimetre in d ...</p><p><a href="audi-reveals--headlights-of-future--15365.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-reveals--headlights-of-future--15365.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-reveals--headlights-of-future--15365.htmlWed, 08 Jan 2014 07:58:20 GMTMinor roads 'being neglected' claim<p>Minor roads are not being properly cared for due to a lack of joint thinking, a local government chief has told MPs.Peter Box, the Local Government Association's economy and transport board ...</p><p><a href="minor-roads--being-neglected--claim-15366.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/minor-roads--being-neglected--claim-15366.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/minor-roads--being-neglected--claim-15366.htmlWed, 08 Jan 2014 07:58:20 GMTDisabled ex-soldiers join rally<p>Disabled former soldiers are taking part in the Dakar rally in South America, which has the reputation of being the world's toughest motoring challenge.The badly injured servicemen are in a ...</p><p><a href="disabled-ex-soldiers-join-rally-15367.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/disabled-ex-soldiers-join-rally-15367.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/disabled-ex-soldiers-join-rally-15367.htmlWed, 08 Jan 2014 07:58:20 GMTParking rise adds to commuting woes<p>Train passengers reeling from New Year price increases have been hit by a further blow after returning to work from their festive break.Some car parking charges have been raised above the le ...</p><p><a href="parking-rise-adds-to-commuting-woes-15368.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parking-rise-adds-to-commuting-woes-15368.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parking-rise-adds-to-commuting-woes-15368.htmlWed, 08 Jan 2014 07:58:20 GMTM1 stretch could have 60mph limit<p>The M1 could soon play host to a 32-mile stretch with a 60mph speed limit, from the Matlock area in Derbyshire to the vicinity of Rotherham.The government proposal, which is an attempt to re ...</p><p><a href="m1-stretch-could-have-60mph-limit-15359.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/m1-stretch-could-have-60mph-limit-15359.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/m1-stretch-could-have-60mph-limit-15359.htmlTue, 07 Jan 2014 11:05:02 GMTNew car sales enjoy six-year peak<p>Last year saw a six-year peak in new car sales with 2,264,737 new vehicles registered.This represents a rise of 10.8% on 2012 and the highest annual total since 2007, the year before the rec ...</p><p><a href="new-car-sales-enjoy-six-year-peak-15360.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-enjoy-six-year-peak-15360.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-enjoy-six-year-peak-15360.htmlTue, 07 Jan 2014 11:05:02 GMTMan driving with 45 penalty points<p>A driver has accumulated 45 penalty points on his licence in the space of just nine months but is still driving, according to the DVLA. In response to a Freedom of Information request, the D ...</p><p><a href="man-driving-with-45-penalty-points-15361.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/man-driving-with-45-penalty-points-15361.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/man-driving-with-45-penalty-points-15361.htmlTue, 07 Jan 2014 11:05:02 GMT'No hands' driver banned for a year<p>A man has been banned from driving for 12 months after he was filmed by police driving with his hands on his head.Richard Newton, 36, from Whitby, was filmed by a police camera with both han ...</p><p><a href="-no-hands--driver-banned-for-a-year-15362.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-no-hands--driver-banned-for-a-year-15362.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-no-hands--driver-banned-for-a-year-15362.htmlTue, 07 Jan 2014 11:05:02 GMTNew Year drink-driver misses court<p>An arrest warrant has been issued after a drink-driver who admitted to speeding at 100mph just minutes into the new year failed to attend court.Omer Karzan was due to sentenced at Birmingham ...</p><p><a href="new-year-drink-driver-misses-court-15363.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-year-drink-driver-misses-court-15363.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-year-drink-driver-misses-court-15363.htmlTue, 07 Jan 2014 11:05:02 GMT15% congestion charge rise planned<p>London looks set to see a 15% increase in the daily fee for the congestion charge.This rise, which would see the standard daily charge going from £10 to £11.50, is subject to consultation wh ...</p><p><a href="15--congestion-charge-rise-planned-15354.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/15--congestion-charge-rise-planned-15354.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/15--congestion-charge-rise-planned-15354.htmlMon, 06 Jan 2014 13:07:24 GMTRoad rage 'intensifies' over winter<p>Goodwill was in short supply on the roads this Christmas, with a large number of drivers admitting they felt more tension over the festive period.Research by Halfords into how winter affects ...</p><p><a href="road-rage--intensifies--over-winter-15355.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-rage--intensifies--over-winter-15355.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-rage--intensifies--over-winter-15355.htmlMon, 06 Jan 2014 13:07:24 GMTNew black cab launched for London<p>Nissan has launched a new black cab for Londoners, which it says will be cleaner than the diesel cabs being used now.Transport for London regulations covering the present black cabs, or Hack ...</p><p><a href="new-black-cab-launched-for-london-15356.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-black-cab-launched-for-london-15356.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-black-cab-launched-for-london-15356.htmlMon, 06 Jan 2014 13:07:24 GMTMore protection for cyclists urged<p>A victim of a devastating road accident is campaigning for better protection for cyclists.Graham Andrews, 45, a former engineer from east Preston, has been left wheelchair-bound after he was ...</p><p><a href="more-protection-for-cyclists-urged-15357.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/more-protection-for-cyclists-urged-15357.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/more-protection-for-cyclists-urged-15357.htmlMon, 06 Jan 2014 13:07:24 GMTHuyndai i10 named Car of the Year<p>The new Hyundai i10 has been named Car of the Year and Best City Car by a car buying website.Judges at CarBuyer praised the new model, which is available from £8,345, for its refinement, sty ...</p><p><a href="huyndai-i10-named-car-of-the-year-15358.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/huyndai-i10-named-car-of-the-year-15358.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/huyndai-i10-named-car-of-the-year-15358.htmlMon, 06 Jan 2014 13:07:24 GMTCCTV helps drive up fines to £135m<p>Local authorities have been criticised after a survey revealed that Britain's motorists are paying out millions of pounds a year for minor infringements.Motoring organisations accused local ...</p><p><a href="cctv-helps-drive-up-fines-to--135m-15352.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cctv-helps-drive-up-fines-to--135m-15352.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cctv-helps-drive-up-fines-to--135m-15352.htmlFri, 03 Jan 2014 09:09:45 GMTWinter travel plan needed, say MPs<p>More should be done to permit transport systems to manage in poor winter weather, a report by the House of Commons Transport Committee has said.Recent storms showed that disruption is not on ...</p><p><a href="winter-travel-plan-needed--say-mps-15353.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/winter-travel-plan-needed--say-mps-15353.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/winter-travel-plan-needed--say-mps-15353.htmlFri, 03 Jan 2014 09:09:45 GMTDrink-driver clocked at 100mph<p>Traffic police caught a drink-driver travelling at 100mph just four minutes into 2014.Omer Karzan, 32, was arrested in Birmingham at 12.04am on New Year's Day after his Jaguar was observed s ...</p><p><a href="drink-driver-clocked-at-100mph-15349.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-driver-clocked-at-100mph-15349.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-driver-clocked-at-100mph-15349.htmlFri, 03 Jan 2014 08:14:38 GMTPassat range gets 'luxury' upgrade<p>Volkswagen is upgrading its Passat range, unveiling two 'Executive' models with various new features.The car manufacturer claims the Executive and Executive Style offer more luxury and style ...</p><p><a href="passat-range-gets--luxury--upgrade-15350.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/passat-range-gets--luxury--upgrade-15350.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/passat-range-gets--luxury--upgrade-15350.htmlFri, 03 Jan 2014 08:14:38 GMTBid to save Brighton Speed Trials<p>A campaign to save the UK's longest-running motorsport event is being backed by thousands of people.The Brighton Speed Trials have been running since 1905, attracting attention worldwide as ...</p><p><a href="bid-to-save-brighton-speed-trials-15351.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bid-to-save-brighton-speed-trials-15351.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bid-to-save-brighton-speed-trials-15351.htmlFri, 03 Jan 2014 08:14:38 GMTDrivers distracted '10% of time'<p>A study shows most drivers take their eyes off the road for a tenth of the journey time.Cameras installed in 150 cars revealed that on average, 10% of a journey is spent reaching for a phone ...</p><p><a href="drivers-distracted--10--of-time--15346.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-distracted--10--of-time--15346.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-distracted--10--of-time--15346.htmlThu, 02 Jan 2014 11:59:09 GMTPublic urged to travel 'greener'<p>A Government drive for greener door-to-door access to public transport services is gaining momentum, according to a new report. Car owners are <a href="http://www.greenflag.com/brea ...</p><p><a href="public-urged-to-travel--greener--15347.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/public-urged-to-travel--greener--15347.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/public-urged-to-travel--greener--15347.htmlThu, 02 Jan 2014 11:59:09 GMTTolls increased on Severn bridges<p>Drivers heading over the Severn Bridge will now have to fork out a little more after the new year brought increased tolls.The cost of crossing into Wales by car has risen 20p to £6.40, while ...</p><p><a href="tolls-increased-on-severn-bridges-15348.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tolls-increased-on-severn-bridges-15348.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tolls-increased-on-severn-bridges-15348.htmlThu, 02 Jan 2014 11:59:09 GMTCobra meeting to discuss floods<p>Emergency committee Cobra is to meet in response to the flooding which has caused misery for thousands of people across the country.A number of roads were closed on New Year's Day after more ...</p><p><a href="cobra-meeting-to-discuss-floods-15344.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cobra-meeting-to-discuss-floods-15344.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cobra-meeting-to-discuss-floods-15344.htmlThu, 02 Jan 2014 09:16:18 GMTTyre choice warning for skiers<p>British skiers heading to Europe in search of some snow in 2014 risk a hefty fine if they fail to have winter tyres fitted to their cars.The warning from Micheldever Tyre Services and Protyr ...</p><p><a href="tyre-choice-warning-for-skiers-15345.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tyre-choice-warning-for-skiers-15345.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tyre-choice-warning-for-skiers-15345.htmlThu, 02 Jan 2014 09:16:18 GMTNew year rung in, carpets rung out?<p>Householders ringing in the new year could soon be ringing out carpets, the latest weather forecast suggests.That's because more rain and gales are likely to mark the start of 2014 with the ...</p><p><a href="new-year-rung-in--carpets-rung-out--15339.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-year-rung-in--carpets-rung-out--15339.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-year-rung-in--carpets-rung-out--15339.htmlTue, 31 Dec 2013 11:37:07 GMTSchumacher family in hospital vigil<p>Michael Schumacher's family are keeping a vigil at his bedside as he remains in a coma following a skiing accident.Doctors say the next 24 or 48 hours will be "decisive" as the motor racing ...</p><p><a href="schumacher-family-in-hospital-vigil-15340.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/schumacher-family-in-hospital-vigil-15340.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/schumacher-family-in-hospital-vigil-15340.htmlTue, 31 Dec 2013 11:37:07 GMTFiesta chiefs have cause to party<p>Ford executives have even more reason to party this New Year's Eve - their Fiesta model has just been named the UK's biggest-selling car of 2013.The Fiesta has shipped 113,417 models this ye ...</p><p><a href="fiesta-chiefs-have-cause-to-party-15341.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fiesta-chiefs-have-cause-to-party-15341.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fiesta-chiefs-have-cause-to-party-15341.htmlTue, 31 Dec 2013 11:37:07 GMTSections of bypass could open early<p>Scotland's transport minister says that sections of the Aberdeen bypass could open in stages ahead of the estimated completion date.Keith Brown said benefits from the £653 million road could ...</p><p><a href="sections-of-bypass-could-open-early-15342.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sections-of-bypass-could-open-early-15342.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sections-of-bypass-could-open-early-15342.htmlTue, 31 Dec 2013 11:37:07 GMTEnd of the road for iconic VW Kombi<p>After 63 years and more than 3.5 million units sold, the last Volkswagen Kombi rolled of the production lines on December 20. The final VW Kombi, made in Brazil, marked the end of the longes ...</p><p><a href="end-of-the-road-for-iconic-vw-kombi-15343.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/end-of-the-road-for-iconic-vw-kombi-15343.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/end-of-the-road-for-iconic-vw-kombi-15343.htmlTue, 31 Dec 2013 11:37:07 GMTM-way closed after black ice chaos<p>Part of a Midlands motorway was closed after black ice sparked several accidents over the weekend.The M69 saw seven collisions in a short space of time on the morning of Sunday, December 29. ...</p><p><a href="m-way-closed-after-black-ice-chaos-15334.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/m-way-closed-after-black-ice-chaos-15334.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/m-way-closed-after-black-ice-chaos-15334.htmlMon, 30 Dec 2013 12:16:03 GMTSchumacher in coma after ski crash<p>Racing driver Michael Schumacher is in a coma after a skiing accident in France.The seven-times Formula One champion crashed while skiing off-piste in the resort of Meribel on Sunday and was ...</p><p><a href="schumacher-in-coma-after-ski-crash-15335.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/schumacher-in-coma-after-ski-crash-15335.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/schumacher-in-coma-after-ski-crash-15335.htmlMon, 30 Dec 2013 12:16:03 GMTCabbie wins the Las Vegas jackpot<p>A Las Vegas taxi driver has hit the jackpot after being rewarded for his honesty.A poker player left 300,000 US dollars (£180,000) in the back seat of Gerardo Gamboa's car. Upon its return, ...</p><p><a href="cabbie-wins-the-las-vegas-jackpot-15336.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cabbie-wins-the-las-vegas-jackpot-15336.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cabbie-wins-the-las-vegas-jackpot-15336.htmlMon, 30 Dec 2013 12:16:03 GMTCycling offences record large rise<p>There has been a 25% increase in the number of cyclists stopped for road offences in Scotland over the last three years.The Herald got hold of figures for the offences which cover dangerous ...</p><p><a href="cycling-offences-record-large-rise-15337.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cycling-offences-record-large-rise-15337.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cycling-offences-record-large-rise-15337.htmlMon, 30 Dec 2013 12:16:03 GMTChinese hope for Qoros of approval<p>China's latest motor brand is set to double the amount of vehicles in its stable this spring.Qoros will launch its second model at the Geneva Motor Show in March.The luxury car compan ...</p><p><a href="chinese-hope-for-qoros-of-approval-15338.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/chinese-hope-for-qoros-of-approval-15338.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/chinese-hope-for-qoros-of-approval-15338.htmlMon, 30 Dec 2013 12:16:03 GMTDrink-drive ad breaks new ground<p>A new television advert to warn of the dangers of drink-driving is the first ever to deliberately use a drunken presenter.In the advert, an actor who was recorded the morning after having ta ...</p><p><a href="drink-drive-ad-breaks-new-ground-15329.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-drive-ad-breaks-new-ground-15329.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-drive-ad-breaks-new-ground-15329.htmlFri, 27 Dec 2013 14:01:27 GMTCuts are 'no excuse' for potholes<p>The Government has insisted that local authorities have "no excuse" for failing to fill in dangerous potholes.Roads minister Robert Goodwill claims it is "rich" for councils to complain that ...</p><p><a href="cuts-are--no-excuse--for-potholes-15330.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cuts-are--no-excuse--for-potholes-15330.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cuts-are--no-excuse--for-potholes-15330.htmlFri, 27 Dec 2013 14:01:27 GMTCall for Severn Crossing toll cuts<p>Two big business organisations have combined to call for the Severn Crossings tolls to be slashed when they leave the private sector and pass to Government ownership. The Freight Transport A ...</p><p><a href="call-for-severn-crossing-toll-cuts-15331.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/call-for-severn-crossing-toll-cuts-15331.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/call-for-severn-crossing-toll-cuts-15331.htmlFri, 27 Dec 2013 14:01:27 GMT3,000bph supercar set for roadshow<p>The new age of efficiency appears not to be dampening manufacturers' desire to build high-performance flagship cars, with 3,000bhp worth of shiny new models set to descend on Birmingham's Performan ...</p><p><a href="3-000bph-supercar-set-for-roadshow-15332.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/3-000bph-supercar-set-for-roadshow-15332.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/3-000bph-supercar-set-for-roadshow-15332.htmlFri, 27 Dec 2013 14:01:27 GMTStorms return to plague drivers<p>Motorists face further treacherous conditions after storms returned to Britain overnight.Severe gales of up to almost 110mph battered the country between Thursday night (December 26) and Fri ...</p><p><a href="storms-return-to-plague-drivers-15333.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/storms-return-to-plague-drivers-15333.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/storms-return-to-plague-drivers-15333.htmlFri, 27 Dec 2013 14:01:27 GMTStorms cause major travel chaos<p>Firefighters freed 25 people from cars stuck in deep floodwater after storms struck parts of the UK on Monday night. According to Dorset Fire Control, fire crews came to the assistance of pe ...</p><p><a href="storms-cause-major-travel-chaos-15324.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/storms-cause-major-travel-chaos-15324.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/storms-cause-major-travel-chaos-15324.htmlTue, 24 Dec 2013 12:54:24 GMTNew app to tackle pothole problem<p>The Government is pouring £30,000 into a new smartphone application which enables cyclists to report potholes. The funding will help cycling charity the Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC) overhaul ...</p><p><a href="new-app-to-tackle-pothole-problem-15325.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-app-to-tackle-pothole-problem-15325.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-app-to-tackle-pothole-problem-15325.htmlTue, 24 Dec 2013 12:54:24 GMTVW trials beatboxing e-Up in Sweden<p>Volkswagen has found a left-field solution to the problem of silent electric cars not being heard by pedestrians.The German manufacturer took its new e-Up electric city car to Stockholm, wit ...</p><p><a href="vw-trials-beatboxing-e-up-in-sweden-15326.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-trials-beatboxing-e-up-in-sweden-15326.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-trials-beatboxing-e-up-in-sweden-15326.htmlTue, 24 Dec 2013 12:54:24 GMTBritish cars are best, says poll<p>British cars are officially the Best of the Best, according to a new survey by the in-airport and online competition operator.The Best of the Best poll of more than 55,000 across 80 countrie ...</p><p><a href="british-cars-are-best--says-poll-15327.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/british-cars-are-best--says-poll-15327.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/british-cars-are-best--says-poll-15327.htmlTue, 24 Dec 2013 12:54:24 GMTCanada urged to employ Euro safety<p>Standards for new vehicle safety should be the same in Canada as in Europe, the president of Mercedes-Benz Canada has urged.Tim Reuss has criticised the country's current approach for lackin ...</p><p><a href="canada-urged-to-employ-euro-safety-15328.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/canada-urged-to-employ-euro-safety-15328.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/canada-urged-to-employ-euro-safety-15328.htmlTue, 24 Dec 2013 12:54:24 GMTDrivers face more travel chaos<p>Motorists face treacherous driving conditions in the run-up to Christmas.Severe weather warnings have been issued for much of the UK on Monday (December 23) until around 9am on Tuesday (Chri ...</p><p><a href="drivers-face-more-travel-chaos-15319.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-face-more-travel-chaos-15319.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-face-more-travel-chaos-15319.htmlMon, 23 Dec 2013 11:49:09 GMTNew Nissan app does the manual work<p>The bulky, old-fashioned car manual could be a thing of the past - thanks to Nissan's new smartphone app.The "iManual" system is being piloted with the Micra supermini.The device has ...</p><p><a href="new-nissan-app-does-the-manual-work-15320.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-nissan-app-does-the-manual-work-15320.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-nissan-app-does-the-manual-work-15320.htmlMon, 23 Dec 2013 11:49:09 GMTMinister delays digital radio move<p>Motorists will not have to rush to convert their car radios anytime soon after the Government's Communications Minister revealed an indefinite delay to the switchover from FM to Digital Audio Broad ...</p><p><a href="minister-delays-digital-radio-move-15321.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/minister-delays-digital-radio-move-15321.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/minister-delays-digital-radio-move-15321.htmlMon, 23 Dec 2013 11:49:09 GMTLamborghini unveils the Huracán<p>Lamborghini has finally unveiled its replacement for the long-serving Gallardo.The eagerly-anticipated Huracán is modelled on the same looks as its predecessor, but a revolution has gone on ...</p><p><a href="lamborghini-unveils-the-huracán-15322.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lamborghini-unveils-the-huracán-15322.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lamborghini-unveils-the-huracán-15322.htmlMon, 23 Dec 2013 11:49:09 GMTDrivers re-trace classic car path<p>Drivers will be following in the tread marks of a 114-year-old epic journey by pioneering motorists next summer.The 1,000-Mile Trial (1,609km) will take competitors on an epic classic car ra ...</p><p><a href="drivers-re-trace-classic-car-path-15323.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-re-trace-classic-car-path-15323.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-re-trace-classic-car-path-15323.htmlMon, 23 Dec 2013 11:49:09 GMTDel Boy's 1991 Jaguar up for grabs<p>A 1991 Jaguar XJS belonging to TV star David Jason - best known as Del Boy from Only Fools and Horses - is being put up for auction.The burgundy-coloured 4.0 XJS comes with a cream leather i ...</p><p><a href="del-boy-s-1991-jaguar-up-for-grabs-15314.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/del-boy-s-1991-jaguar-up-for-grabs-15314.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/del-boy-s-1991-jaguar-up-for-grabs-15314.htmlFri, 20 Dec 2013 11:58:29 GMTSearch engine boost for Porsche<p>Porsche and Jaguar have knocked Toyota and Citroen from a Top 10 list of the most popular online searches for car firms, according to a marketing firm. Greenlight, the independent digital ma ...</p><p><a href="search-engine-boost-for-porsche-15315.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/search-engine-boost-for-porsche-15315.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/search-engine-boost-for-porsche-15315.htmlFri, 20 Dec 2013 11:58:29 GMTRoad safety Green Paper postponed<p>The Labour Party and motoring groups have hit out at the Government's decision to postpone a promised Green Paper on young driver safety - again.The paper was due to have been published at v ...</p><p><a href="road-safety-green-paper-postponed-15316.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-safety-green-paper-postponed-15316.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-safety-green-paper-postponed-15316.htmlFri, 20 Dec 2013 11:58:29 GMTExpert advice on driving at night<p>Many Christmas motorway journeys will be made in the dark this month and Britain's top advanced driver has got a few top tips to get you to your destination safely. Peter Rodger, the Chief E ...</p><p><a href="expert-advice-on-driving-at-night-15317.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/expert-advice-on-driving-at-night-15317.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/expert-advice-on-driving-at-night-15317.htmlFri, 20 Dec 2013 11:58:29 GMT'Don't delay fitting winter tyres'<p>It's time for drivers to ensure their cars have the appropriate tyres fitted for winter, according to Kwik Fit.The firm is warning against motorists waiting until the snow falls before getti ...</p><p><a href="-don-t-delay-fitting-winter-tyres--15318.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-don-t-delay-fitting-winter-tyres--15318.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-don-t-delay-fitting-winter-tyres--15318.htmlFri, 20 Dec 2013 11:58:29 GMTCar production set for bumper year<p>Car production looks set to enjoy its best performance in six years despite a slight setback recorded in November.According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), 137,624 ...</p><p><a href="car-production-set-for-bumper-year-15309.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-production-set-for-bumper-year-15309.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-production-set-for-bumper-year-15309.htmlThu, 19 Dec 2013 12:02:27 GMTScotland outlines e-car progress<p>Companies and organisations are gathering in Edinburgh this week to discuss how Scotland is advancing in its aim of installing fast chargers across the country.The intention is to have the s ...</p><p><a href="scotland-outlines-e-car-progress-15310.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scotland-outlines-e-car-progress-15310.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scotland-outlines-e-car-progress-15310.htmlThu, 19 Dec 2013 12:02:27 GMTWind, snow and rain to hit Britain<p>Drivers may wish to check their <a href="http://www.greenflag.com/breakdown-cover/">breakdown cover </a> policy is up-to-date before heading out over the next couple of days as snow, flood ...</p><p><a href="wind--snow-and-rain-to-hit-britain-15311.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wind--snow-and-rain-to-hit-britain-15311.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wind--snow-and-rain-to-hit-britain-15311.htmlThu, 19 Dec 2013 12:02:27 GMTChristmas congestion on the roads<p>People visiting family and friends over the Christmas period should brace themselves for packed roads and disrupted rail services, it is warned.Traffic information company Inrix claims the b ...</p><p><a href="christmas-congestion-on-the-roads-15312.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/christmas-congestion-on-the-roads-15312.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/christmas-congestion-on-the-roads-15312.htmlThu, 19 Dec 2013 12:02:27 GMTFord Transit Custom sets record<p>The Ford Transit Custom has become the first van to win the Van of the Year accolade in the What Van? Awards in consecutive years.It managed the unique achievement after winning plaudits for ...</p><p><a href="ford-transit-custom-sets-record-15313.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-transit-custom-sets-record-15313.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-transit-custom-sets-record-15313.htmlThu, 19 Dec 2013 12:02:27 GMTCar of the Year shortlist announced<p>The seven cars shortlisted for the 2014 European Car of the Year award have been announced, as the jury considers what has been "the most outstanding new model" released in the past 12 months.< ...</p><p><a href="car-of-the-year-shortlist-announced-15306.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-of-the-year-shortlist-announced-15306.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-of-the-year-shortlist-announced-15306.htmlWed, 18 Dec 2013 12:41:02 GMTClassic rally car sold at auction<p>A classic rally car which has been driven by Jimmy McRae and his two sons is due to be sold at auction.McRae, who won the British Rally Championships five times, drove the 1977 Ford Escort M ...</p><p><a href="classic-rally-car-sold-at-auction-15307.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/classic-rally-car-sold-at-auction-15307.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/classic-rally-car-sold-at-auction-15307.htmlWed, 18 Dec 2013 12:41:02 GMTJohn Cooper Works Concept revealed<p>Mini has unveiled the John Cooper Works Concept ahead of its public debut at the Detroit Motor Show in January.A sizeable roof spoiler, chunky 18-inch alloy wheels and centre exit tailpipes ...</p><p><a href="john-cooper-works-concept-revealed-15308.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/john-cooper-works-concept-revealed-15308.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/john-cooper-works-concept-revealed-15308.htmlWed, 18 Dec 2013 12:41:02 GMTTesco and Asda in fuel price cuts<p>Asda and Tesco have announced petrol price cuts of up to 2p a litre on unleaded and 1p on diesel.The supermarket giants launched the price reductions on Wednesday morning, with other chains ...</p><p><a href="tesco-and-asda-in-fuel-price-cuts-15304.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tesco-and-asda-in-fuel-price-cuts-15304.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tesco-and-asda-in-fuel-price-cuts-15304.htmlWed, 18 Dec 2013 12:04:27 GMTNissan creates scent of the future<p>Nissan and a world-renowned master perfumer have joined forces to give drivers a scent of the future.Dr George Dodd, a scientist at the Aroma Academy, was commissioned by the Japanese automa ...</p><p><a href="nissan-creates-scent-of-the-future-15305.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-creates-scent-of-the-future-15305.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-creates-scent-of-the-future-15305.htmlWed, 18 Dec 2013 12:04:27 GMTMercedes reveals new look C-Class<p>Mercedes' new C-Class will be the first to offer all-wheel drive for right-hand drive markets such as Britain, the car-maker has announced.The new generation model, expected to be launched i ...</p><p><a href="mercedes-reveals-new-look-c-class-15299.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mercedes-reveals-new-look-c-class-15299.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mercedes-reveals-new-look-c-class-15299.htmlTue, 17 Dec 2013 09:37:23 GMTDrivers pay 'too much' on insurance<p>Motorists are paying too much for car insurance, according to the competition watchdog.Their premiums should be lowered via widespread reforms, the Competition Commission urged.It thi ...</p><p><a href="drivers-pay--too-much--on-insurance-15300.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-pay--too-much--on-insurance-15300.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-pay--too-much--on-insurance-15300.htmlTue, 17 Dec 2013 09:37:23 GMTCongestion costs UK £4.4bn a year<p>Urban congestion is costing car-commuting drivers some £4.4 billion a year, according to a report by the traffic information company Inrix and the Centre for Economics and Business Research. ...</p><p><a href="congestion-costs-uk--4-4bn-a-year-15301.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/congestion-costs-uk--4-4bn-a-year-15301.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/congestion-costs-uk--4-4bn-a-year-15301.htmlTue, 17 Dec 2013 09:37:23 GMTBad driving blamed on training<p>Young male drivers are over three times more likely to have up to six points on their licence than their female counterparts, according to new research.The high level of young motoring penal ...</p><p><a href="bad-driving-blamed-on-training-15302.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bad-driving-blamed-on-training-15302.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bad-driving-blamed-on-training-15302.htmlTue, 17 Dec 2013 09:37:23 GMTRenault set for digital switch<p>Renault has revealed that it will start fitting DAB radios as standard on its models from 2014 onwards.The new Trafic and Twingo cars will be the first to boast the digital technology, givin ...</p><p><a href="renault-set-for-digital-switch-15303.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-set-for-digital-switch-15303.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-set-for-digital-switch-15303.htmlTue, 17 Dec 2013 09:37:23 GMTUK sales of Nissan Leaf top 3,000<p>Nissan has registered the 3,000th UK sale of its all-electric Leaf model.The Japanese motor manufacturer, whose Sunderland plant is the UK's largest car producer, hit the landmark in Novembe ...</p><p><a href="uk-sales-of-nissan-leaf-top-3-000-15297.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-sales-of-nissan-leaf-top-3-000-15297.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-sales-of-nissan-leaf-top-3-000-15297.htmlMon, 16 Dec 2013 12:26:36 GMTDays numbered for windscreen wipers<p>The humble windscreen wiper could soon become a thing of the past, it has been revealed.Technicians at supercar designer McLaren are working on plans - adapted from systems used on fighter j ...</p><p><a href="days-numbered-for-windscreen-wipers-15298.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/days-numbered-for-windscreen-wipers-15298.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/days-numbered-for-windscreen-wipers-15298.htmlMon, 16 Dec 2013 12:26:36 GMTLondon ready for cyclist lights<p>The transport minister Stephen Hammond is set to introduce new 'low-level' traffic lights for cyclists following successful safety trials.The system, backed by 80% of cyclists, underwent tra ...</p><p><a href="london-ready-for-cyclist-lights-15294.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-ready-for-cyclist-lights-15294.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-ready-for-cyclist-lights-15294.htmlMon, 16 Dec 2013 09:46:04 GMTCar firm to enhance British style<p>A new firm has designs on making some of the best British cars even better. The Alcraft Motor Company, based in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, plans to improve the designs of Aston Martin, ...</p><p><a href="car-firm-to-enhance-british-style-15295.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-firm-to-enhance-british-style-15295.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-firm-to-enhance-british-style-15295.htmlMon, 16 Dec 2013 09:46:04 GMTBluebird reunited with nose section<p>The original nose panel of Donald Campbell's Bluebird CN7 has been returned to the record-breaking car. Donald Campbell set the world land speed record of 403.1mph at Lake Eyre, Australia, i ...</p><p><a href="bluebird-reunited-with-nose-section-15296.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bluebird-reunited-with-nose-section-15296.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bluebird-reunited-with-nose-section-15296.htmlMon, 16 Dec 2013 09:46:04 GMTA third no longer enjoy driving<p>The excitement of claiming your car licence appears to fade quite quickly as many motorists admit to finding driving a chore, according to a new survey.A poll by the Institute of Advanced Mo ...</p><p><a href="a-third-no-longer-enjoy-driving-15291.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/a-third-no-longer-enjoy-driving-15291.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/a-third-no-longer-enjoy-driving-15291.htmlFri, 13 Dec 2013 12:33:38 GMTDon't be Christmas car crime victim<p>Taking a few simple precautions could protect your car and its contents from thieves this Christmas, according to a motoring expert. Britain's leading advanced driver, Peter Rodger, says Chr ...</p><p><a href="don-t-be-christmas-car-crime-victim-15292.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/don-t-be-christmas-car-crime-victim-15292.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/don-t-be-christmas-car-crime-victim-15292.htmlFri, 13 Dec 2013 12:33:38 GMTNo to River Thames crossing option<p>One of three proposals for a new road crossing over the River Thames has been ruled out by the Government.There is hope for the remaining two options, however, with further work set to be ca ...</p><p><a href="no-to-river-thames-crossing-option-15293.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/no-to-river-thames-crossing-option-15293.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/no-to-river-thames-crossing-option-15293.htmlFri, 13 Dec 2013 12:33:38 GMTM6 Toll 'offers no benefit' to UK<p>It may just be set to celebrate its 10th anniversary, but campaigners aren't holding back in their criticism of the M6 Toll.Road groups have hit out at the fact the 27-mile stretch of motorw ...</p><p><a href="m6-toll--offers-no-benefit--to-uk-15289.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/m6-toll--offers-no-benefit--to-uk-15289.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/m6-toll--offers-no-benefit--to-uk-15289.htmlFri, 13 Dec 2013 11:23:18 GMTThe M3's the highway to BMW heaven<p>BMW has revealed the new M3 and M4.Both essentially remain the same car under the bonnet, and new upgrades also still afford BMW fans the same driving freedom, catering for Top Gear-style wh ...</p><p><a href="the-m3-s-the-highway-to-bmw-heaven-15290.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/the-m3-s-the-highway-to-bmw-heaven-15290.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/the-m3-s-the-highway-to-bmw-heaven-15290.htmlFri, 13 Dec 2013 11:23:18 GMTChange is in the air with new tyre<p>Bridgestone is reinventing the wheel by developing a brand new tyre that doesn't need to be filled with air. The company hopes its Air-Free Concept Tyre could mean no more punctures, fewer t ...</p><p><a href="change-is-in-the-air-with-new-tyre-15284.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/change-is-in-the-air-with-new-tyre-15284.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/change-is-in-the-air-with-new-tyre-15284.htmlThu, 12 Dec 2013 08:19:48 GMTDiesel cars face tougher MoT test<p>Motorists with diesel-powered cars are being warned about tougher MoT requirements come February next year.New rules now stipulate that diesel-engined cars must keep the standard-fitted exha ...</p><p><a href="diesel-cars-face-tougher-mot-test-15285.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/diesel-cars-face-tougher-mot-test-15285.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/diesel-cars-face-tougher-mot-test-15285.htmlThu, 12 Dec 2013 08:19:48 GMTTransport no longer biggest spend<p>The amount of money the average household spent on transport last year was overtaken by the amount forked out to pay rent, fuel, electricity and maintenance bills.An average of £68 was spent ...</p><p><a href="transport-no-longer-biggest-spend-15286.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/transport-no-longer-biggest-spend-15286.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/transport-no-longer-biggest-spend-15286.htmlThu, 12 Dec 2013 08:19:48 GMTVauxhall super-saloon coming to UK<p>Vauxhall has announced that its new VXR8 GTS super-saloon is to go on sale in the UK in the first three months of next year.Boasting jaw-dropping power and blistering speed, it will be avail ...</p><p><a href="vauxhall-super-saloon-coming-to-uk-15287.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vauxhall-super-saloon-coming-to-uk-15287.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vauxhall-super-saloon-coming-to-uk-15287.htmlThu, 12 Dec 2013 08:19:48 GMTVolvo unveils images of new concept<p>Volvo has released pictures of a new concept car the Swedish manufacturer plans to unveil at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in January.The Concept XC Coupe has been pictu ...</p><p><a href="volvo-unveils-images-of-new-concept-15288.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volvo-unveils-images-of-new-concept-15288.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volvo-unveils-images-of-new-concept-15288.htmlThu, 12 Dec 2013 08:19:48 GMTCoaches to test anti-sleep system<p>New eye-tracking safety technology is to be trialled in coaches, with the aim of reducing the number of "catastrophic crashes" caused by drivers who are distracted or fall asleep at the wheel. ...</p><p><a href="coaches-to-test-anti-sleep-system-15279.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/coaches-to-test-anti-sleep-system-15279.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/coaches-to-test-anti-sleep-system-15279.htmlWed, 11 Dec 2013 11:46:37 GMTPlan to review parking charges<p>Councils could soon be made to debate parking rules if enough local residents want them to, under new Government proposals.The Coalition wants to make sure parking charges are fair, so is co ...</p><p><a href="plan-to-review-parking-charges-15280.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/plan-to-review-parking-charges-15280.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/plan-to-review-parking-charges-15280.htmlWed, 11 Dec 2013 11:46:37 GMTGreat year for personal plate sales<p>Interest in personalised car registrations has never been higher and the Treasury has made just under £20 million by selling them this year, the DVLA reveals.Its 2013 live auction series fin ...</p><p><a href="great-year-for-personal-plate-sales-15281.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/great-year-for-personal-plate-sales-15281.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/great-year-for-personal-plate-sales-15281.htmlWed, 11 Dec 2013 11:46:37 GMTVettel F1 helmet sold for £72k<p>Sebastian Vettel just can't stop breaking records at the moment - both on and off the track.A helmet belonging to the four-time World Formula 1 champion recently sold for a world record £72, ...</p><p><a href="vettel-f1-helmet-sold-for--72k-15282.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vettel-f1-helmet-sold-for--72k-15282.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vettel-f1-helmet-sold-for--72k-15282.htmlWed, 11 Dec 2013 11:46:37 GMTMachine engineered for espresso<p>Wealthy fanatics of Formula One who have a soft spot for novelty items can now get their hands on a coffee-making machine modelled on a racing car engine.Costing the best part of £9,000, the ...</p><p><a href="machine-engineered-for-espresso-15283.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/machine-engineered-for-espresso-15283.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/machine-engineered-for-espresso-15283.htmlWed, 11 Dec 2013 11:46:37 GMTDrink-driving 'less acceptable now'<p>Public attitudes towards drink-driving have shifted considerably over the last few years, making it a lot less socially acceptable than, say, 10 years ago.Some still flout the law, however, ...</p><p><a href="drink-driving--less-acceptable-now--15277.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-driving--less-acceptable-now--15277.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-driving--less-acceptable-now--15277.htmlTue, 10 Dec 2013 10:01:58 GMTVW Ups the stakes with electric car<p>Volkswagen's new e-Up city car is coming to Britain early next year but the electric model will cost more than twice as much as a mid-range petrol Up. Even after the Government's £5,000 gran ...</p><p><a href="vw-ups-the-stakes-with-electric-car-15278.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-ups-the-stakes-with-electric-car-15278.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-ups-the-stakes-with-electric-car-15278.htmlTue, 10 Dec 2013 10:01:58 GMT4C named first FHM Car of the Year<p>FHM magazine has named the Alfa Romeo 4C as its 2013 Car of the Year.It is the first time FHM has held a Car of the Year award scheme, but editors handed the top prize to the 4C, crediting i ...</p><p><a href="4c-named-first-fhm-car-of-the-year-15274.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/4c-named-first-fhm-car-of-the-year-15274.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/4c-named-first-fhm-car-of-the-year-15274.htmlTue, 10 Dec 2013 09:23:41 GMTCamera may help drivers through fog<p>A new camera could help motorists navigate through fog.Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Media Laboratory have created a camera that can calculate distances even ...</p><p><a href="camera-may-help-drivers-through-fog-15275.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/camera-may-help-drivers-through-fog-15275.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/camera-may-help-drivers-through-fog-15275.htmlTue, 10 Dec 2013 09:23:41 GMTHangovers 'also impair driving'<p>Driving performance could be impaired by a heavy hangover just as much as actually being drunk, academics claim.Participants in a study who were drinking the night before were made to underg ...</p><p><a href="hangovers--also-impair-driving--15276.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hangovers--also-impair-driving--15276.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hangovers--also-impair-driving--15276.htmlTue, 10 Dec 2013 09:23:41 GMTWarning against warming up cars<p>Motorists are being urged not to leave their vehicles unattended while warming them up this winter.The number of car thefts, especially incidents of so-called "frost jacking", rise in the co ...</p><p><a href="warning-against-warming-up-cars-15269.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/warning-against-warming-up-cars-15269.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/warning-against-warming-up-cars-15269.htmlMon, 09 Dec 2013 11:34:23 GMTOil change warning for motorists<p>Skipping an oil change could lead to higher running costs in the long term, a major supplier has warned.Mobil 1 claims that drivers trying to save a few pounds by not changing a car's oil ri ...</p><p><a href="oil-change-warning-for-motorists-15270.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/oil-change-warning-for-motorists-15270.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/oil-change-warning-for-motorists-15270.htmlMon, 09 Dec 2013 11:34:23 GMTHistoric Mercedes Sold At Auction<p>A 109-year old Mercedes has been sold for £720,000 at an auction house in London.The car - which is one of the oldest known surviving Mercedes - was still in superb, roadworthy condition whe ...</p><p><a href="historic-mercedes-sold-at-auction-15271.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/historic-mercedes-sold-at-auction-15271.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/historic-mercedes-sold-at-auction-15271.htmlMon, 09 Dec 2013 11:34:23 GMTWinter party season dos and don'ts<p>Motorists have been warned about the consequences of intoxication behind the wheel in the run-up to Christmas.Britain's top advanced driver, Peter Rodger, has issued seven top tips for drivi ...</p><p><a href="winter-party-season-dos-and-don-ts-15272.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/winter-party-season-dos-and-don-ts-15272.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/winter-party-season-dos-and-don-ts-15272.htmlMon, 09 Dec 2013 11:34:23 GMTYeti named as best-value used car<p>Skoda's Yeti is the best-performing used car of the year, according to the Car Dealer magazine's Used Car Awards.The much-praised model is said to depreciate in value very slowly and is high ...</p><p><a href="yeti-named-as-best-value-used-car-15273.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/yeti-named-as-best-value-used-car-15273.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/yeti-named-as-best-value-used-car-15273.htmlMon, 09 Dec 2013 11:34:23 GMTOsborne set to scrap fuel duty rise<p>George Osborne has confirmed that a planned 2p-a-litre rise in fuel duty will be scrapped.The Chancellor made the announcement as part of his Autumn Statement on Thursday.He had signa ...</p><p><a href="osborne-set-to-scrap-fuel-duty-rise-15264.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/osborne-set-to-scrap-fuel-duty-rise-15264.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/osborne-set-to-scrap-fuel-duty-rise-15264.htmlFri, 06 Dec 2013 11:36:29 GMTEnd of the road for car tax discs<p>Drivers have been tearing around tax discs for more than 90 years, but not for much longer as the Chancellor revealed they will soon be replaced by an all-electronic system.In his Autumn Sta ...</p><p><a href="end-of-the-road-for-car-tax-discs-15265.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/end-of-the-road-for-car-tax-discs-15265.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/end-of-the-road-for-car-tax-discs-15265.htmlFri, 06 Dec 2013 11:36:29 GMTNew car sales eclipse 2012 total<p>This year's new car registrations have already outstripped those in 2012, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has said.The number of new cars registered in November rose by 7% yea ...</p><p><a href="new-car-sales-eclipse-2012-total-15266.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-eclipse-2012-total-15266.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-eclipse-2012-total-15266.htmlFri, 06 Dec 2013 11:36:29 GMTOctavia vRS scoops FHM car award<p>The Skoda Octavia vRS has been named 'Everyday Car of the Year' in the FHM 2013 Car Awards.The men's lifestyle magazine selected the Octavia vRS based on its combination of power and practic ...</p><p><a href="octavia-vrs-scoops-fhm-car-award-15267.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/octavia-vrs-scoops-fhm-car-award-15267.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/octavia-vrs-scoops-fhm-car-award-15267.htmlFri, 06 Dec 2013 11:36:29 GMTMagpie Ben Arfa lands driving ban<p>A Premier League Footballer has been punished after twice failing to pass on information about someone caught speeding in his car.Hatem Ben Arfa was banned from driving for six months - rece ...</p><p><a href="magpie-ben-arfa-lands-driving-ban-15268.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/magpie-ben-arfa-lands-driving-ban-15268.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/magpie-ben-arfa-lands-driving-ban-15268.htmlFri, 06 Dec 2013 11:36:29 GMTFiesta ST wins Car of the Year gong<p>The Ford Fiesta ST has landed the prestigious accolade of TopGear Magazine Car of the Year 2013.The supercharged supermini beat off competition from loftier rivals, including even the £866,0 ...</p><p><a href="fiesta-st-wins-car-of-the-year-gong-15259.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fiesta-st-wins-car-of-the-year-gong-15259.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fiesta-st-wins-car-of-the-year-gong-15259.htmlThu, 05 Dec 2013 08:32:47 GMTWrong-way car stopped on motorway<p>Police had to stop a car driving down the motorway in the wrong direction.West Midlands officers noticed a Vauxhall Astra leaving the carriageway up the M5 entry slip road in West Bromwich d ...</p><p><a href="wrong-way-car-stopped-on-motorway-15260.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wrong-way-car-stopped-on-motorway-15260.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wrong-way-car-stopped-on-motorway-15260.htmlThu, 05 Dec 2013 08:32:47 GMTPower and style on show at NEC show<p>Performance cars from Porsche, Aston Martin and Mercedes-Benz will star at a petrol-fuelled extravaganza next month.The Performance Car show will run alongside Autosport International at Bir ...</p><p><a href="power-and-style-on-show-at-nec-show-15261.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/power-and-style-on-show-at-nec-show-15261.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/power-and-style-on-show-at-nec-show-15261.htmlThu, 05 Dec 2013 08:32:47 GMTJoin the Q for the latest Audi<p>The letter Q stands for quality at Audi, and its new 'Q1' small SUV looks certain to have that particular attribute in spades.The German car giant thinks the Q1 will fit in nicely just below ...</p><p><a href="join-the-q-for-the-latest-audi-15262.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/join-the-q-for-the-latest-audi-15262.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/join-the-q-for-the-latest-audi-15262.htmlThu, 05 Dec 2013 08:32:47 GMTLandmark Google Glass case unfolds<p>A female driver in the States has denied using glasses with a built-in computer while driving.The case is thought to be the first alleged motoring offence involving Google Glass, the device ...</p><p><a href="landmark-google-glass-case-unfolds-15263.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/landmark-google-glass-case-unfolds-15263.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/landmark-google-glass-case-unfolds-15263.htmlThu, 05 Dec 2013 08:32:47 GMT'1m drink drivers a week' in UK<p>A million people drink and drive every week in the UK, a new survey suggests.And motorists in rural areas are twice as likely to get behind the wheel after consuming alcohol, according to th ...</p><p><a href="-1m-drink-drivers-a-week--in-uk-15254.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-1m-drink-drivers-a-week--in-uk-15254.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-1m-drink-drivers-a-week--in-uk-15254.htmlWed, 04 Dec 2013 11:00:21 GMT£1m worth of cars seized in raids<p>Cars worth almost £1 million have been seized and 20 people arrested following dawn raids by detectives in London.The action follows a Metropolitan Police investigation into insurance scams ...</p><p><a href="-1m-worth-of-cars-seized-in-raids-15255.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-1m-worth-of-cars-seized-in-raids-15255.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-1m-worth-of-cars-seized-in-raids-15255.htmlWed, 04 Dec 2013 11:00:21 GMTReport drink drivers for £1000<p>Festive revellers are being encouraged to report drink drivers, with cash rewards of up to £1,000 available.The project is being carried out by Derbyshire Constabulary and West Midlands Poli ...</p><p><a href="report-drink-drivers-for--1000-15256.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/report-drink-drivers-for--1000-15256.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/report-drink-drivers-for--1000-15256.htmlWed, 04 Dec 2013 11:00:21 GMTDrink-drivers warned over snowballs<p>Christmas is traditionally a time for snowballs. But the Transport Minister has warned drink-drivers of one snowball they can certainly do without.Robert Goodwill launched the Government's l ...</p><p><a href="drink-drivers-warned-over-snowballs-15257.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-drivers-warned-over-snowballs-15257.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-drivers-warned-over-snowballs-15257.htmlWed, 04 Dec 2013 11:00:21 GMTGet a grip on tyre labelling system<p>Few drivers in the UK and on the continent check the labels on tyres when they buy them, according to a new study. The Ipsos Institute polled 3,402 motorists in the UK - as well as France, G ...</p><p><a href="get-a-grip-on-tyre-labelling-system-15258.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/get-a-grip-on-tyre-labelling-system-15258.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/get-a-grip-on-tyre-labelling-system-15258.htmlWed, 04 Dec 2013 11:00:21 GMTU-turn over A14 toll road scheme<p>The Government is dropping plans to open Britain's first toll road for 10 years and will use money from the taxpayer to improve the A14 instead, according to a new report. The toll was part ...</p><p><a href="u-turn-over-a14-toll-road-scheme-15249.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/u-turn-over-a14-toll-road-scheme-15249.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/u-turn-over-a14-toll-road-scheme-15249.htmlTue, 03 Dec 2013 09:53:17 GMTEU plans standardised road markings<p>Road signs in the UK could be replaced by warnings used in the rest of Europe as part of a plan to cut road deaths across the continent.Proposals put forward by the European Commission could ...</p><p><a href="eu-plans-standardised-road-markings-15250.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/eu-plans-standardised-road-markings-15250.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/eu-plans-standardised-road-markings-15250.htmlTue, 03 Dec 2013 09:53:17 GMTCold snap set to hit parts of UK<p>Motorists are being urged to brace themselves for a cold snap which is forecast to hit parts of the UK this week.Arctic winds are set to push temperatures below zero with snow showers foreca ...</p><p><a href="cold-snap-set-to-hit-parts-of-uk-15251.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cold-snap-set-to-hit-parts-of-uk-15251.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cold-snap-set-to-hit-parts-of-uk-15251.htmlTue, 03 Dec 2013 09:53:17 GMTNew generation of Saabs announced<p>Saab has manufactured its first car since the production line ground to a halt in April 2011.The Swedish car maker was forced to shut its factory and cease production in Trollhattan after it ...</p><p><a href="new-generation-of-saabs-announced-15252.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-generation-of-saabs-announced-15252.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-generation-of-saabs-announced-15252.htmlTue, 03 Dec 2013 09:53:17 GMTVolvo plans large self-drive trial<p>Volvo is bidding to improve the technology in its self-driving cars after announcing a large scale trial. The experiment will see around 100 self-driven cars released around Gothenburg, Swed ...</p><p><a href="volvo-plans-large-self-drive-trial-15253.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volvo-plans-large-self-drive-trial-15253.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volvo-plans-large-self-drive-trial-15253.htmlTue, 03 Dec 2013 09:53:17 GMTCyclists campaign for safer streets<p>Cyclists in London have responded to the deaths of six bike riders across the city last month with a "die-in" at the headquarters of Transport for London (TfL).Over 1,000 cyclists sprawled a ...</p><p><a href="cyclists-campaign-for-safer-streets-15244.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cyclists-campaign-for-safer-streets-15244.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cyclists-campaign-for-safer-streets-15244.htmlMon, 02 Dec 2013 12:33:12 GMTExperts warn against crash cons<p>Professional criminals are looking to take advantage of honest motorists by staging crashes to make money out of insurance claims, crime-fighters have warned.The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) ...</p><p><a href="experts-warn-against-crash-cons-15245.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/experts-warn-against-crash-cons-15245.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/experts-warn-against-crash-cons-15245.htmlMon, 02 Dec 2013 12:33:12 GMTForecasters deny imminent cold-snap<p>The Met Office has publically denied that Britain is set for an onslaught of cold weather over the next three months.Forecasters admitted that it is simply not possible to predict the weathe ...</p><p><a href="forecasters-deny-imminent-cold-snap-15246.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/forecasters-deny-imminent-cold-snap-15246.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/forecasters-deny-imminent-cold-snap-15246.htmlMon, 02 Dec 2013 12:33:12 GMTVW announces price of e-Up car<p>The e-Up electric city car will cost from £19,250, makers Volkswagen have confirmed.The price takes into account the £5,000 government grant towards plug-in electric vehicles, but is more th ...</p><p><a href="vw-announces-price-of-e-up-car-15247.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-announces-price-of-e-up-car-15247.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-announces-price-of-e-up-car-15247.htmlMon, 02 Dec 2013 12:33:12 GMTHistoric Healey under the hammer<p>An Austin Healey owned by rally car legend Betty Haig is to go under the hammer.The oldest-surviving right-hand drive version of the car in existence is expected to fetch between £100,000 to ...</p><p><a href="historic-healey-under-the-hammer-15248.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/historic-healey-under-the-hammer-15248.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/historic-healey-under-the-hammer-15248.htmlMon, 02 Dec 2013 12:33:12 GMTNew agency for vehicle standards<p>The Government has introduced the new agency responsible for maintaining vehicle standards.The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will take over the roles of the Driving Standards Ag ...</p><p><a href="new-agency-for-vehicle-standards-15239.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-agency-for-vehicle-standards-15239.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-agency-for-vehicle-standards-15239.htmlFri, 29 Nov 2013 09:48:51 GMTBritain's top driver gives fog tips<p>Drivers should take care when travelling through fog, warns Britain's top advanced driver, Peter Rodger, as he offers tips on how to stay safe this winter.He advised drivers to clear their w ...</p><p><a href="britain-s-top-driver-gives-fog-tips-15240.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/britain-s-top-driver-gives-fog-tips-15240.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/britain-s-top-driver-gives-fog-tips-15240.htmlFri, 29 Nov 2013 09:48:51 GMTNew register of qualified mechanics<p>The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has warned drivers of the need to have their car serviced by a qualified mechanic.The warning comes as the Government launches its Professional Regi ...</p><p><a href="new-register-of-qualified-mechanics-15241.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-register-of-qualified-mechanics-15241.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-register-of-qualified-mechanics-15241.htmlFri, 29 Nov 2013 09:48:51 GMTMen get 'slushy' over new Volvo car<p>An aesthetically-pleasing car design gets men more emotional than pictures of beautiful women, new research suggests.Three-quarters of the men whose brain activity was measured by Volvo felt ...</p><p><a href="men-get--slushy--over-new-volvo-car-15242.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/men-get--slushy--over-new-volvo-car-15242.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/men-get--slushy--over-new-volvo-car-15242.htmlFri, 29 Nov 2013 09:48:51 GMTVW and Underworld team up for app<p>An app which selects music based on driving style has been developed thanks to a partnership between Volkswagen and electronic group Underworld.The Play the Road app analyses things like spe ...</p><p><a href="vw-and-underworld-team-up-for-app-15243.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-and-underworld-team-up-for-app-15243.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-and-underworld-team-up-for-app-15243.htmlFri, 29 Nov 2013 09:48:51 GMTElectric car interest remains flat<p>The Government is ploughing hundreds of millions of pounds into promoting electric vehicles but real interest in the technology is low, according to a new study. Auto Trader surveyed more th ...</p><p><a href="electric-car-interest-remains-flat-15234.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/electric-car-interest-remains-flat-15234.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/electric-car-interest-remains-flat-15234.htmlThu, 28 Nov 2013 12:13:44 GMTPolice urge cabbies to report crime<p>The Metropolitan Police force is calling on London's taxi drivers to help out in reporting any crimes they may witness while driving around the capital. London Taxi Watch has been set up to ...</p><p><a href="police-urge-cabbies-to-report-crime-15235.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-urge-cabbies-to-report-crime-15235.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-urge-cabbies-to-report-crime-15235.htmlThu, 28 Nov 2013 12:13:44 GMTUK drivers 'pay £3,500 to run car'<p>A global comparison of the cost of fuel, insurance, road tax and MOT testing suggests that the UK is the most expensive country for running a car.The survey involving 21 countries by Webuyan ...</p><p><a href="uk-drivers--pay--3-500-to-run-car--15236.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-drivers--pay--3-500-to-run-car--15236.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-drivers--pay--3-500-to-run-car--15236.htmlThu, 28 Nov 2013 12:13:44 GMTDrivers told to avoid flooded roads<p>New research shows many drivers are ignoring the dangers of driving through flooded roads. The Environment Agency commissioned Populus to carry out a survey of motorists and found that 42% w ...</p><p><a href="drivers-told-to-avoid-flooded-roads-15237.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-told-to-avoid-flooded-roads-15237.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-told-to-avoid-flooded-roads-15237.htmlThu, 28 Nov 2013 12:13:44 GMTHalewood marks production milestone<p>Jaguar Land Rover's Halewood manufacturing plant is celebrating a production milestone with a special one-off vehicle for charity.The one-of-a-kind Range Rover Evoque was the 1,000,000th veh ...</p><p><a href="halewood-marks-production-milestone-15238.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/halewood-marks-production-milestone-15238.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/halewood-marks-production-milestone-15238.htmlThu, 28 Nov 2013 12:13:44 GMTHigh-vis cyclist safety warning<p>Cyclists who wear high-visibility clothing on the roads are failing to deter motorists from passing dangerously close to them while overtaking, according to new research.The study at the Uni ...</p><p><a href="high-vis-cyclist-safety-warning-15229.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/high-vis-cyclist-safety-warning-15229.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/high-vis-cyclist-safety-warning-15229.htmlWed, 27 Nov 2013 11:24:25 GMTTown halls get road change rights<p>Parliament has approved new laws giving Transport for London (TfL) increased powers to enforce road alterations - after exactly six years of trying.The London Local Authorities and Transport ...</p><p><a href="town-halls-get-road-change-rights-15230.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/town-halls-get-road-change-rights-15230.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/town-halls-get-road-change-rights-15230.htmlWed, 27 Nov 2013 11:24:25 GMTFootballer denies dangerous driving<p>A former Premier League footballer is to stand trial despite denying dangerous driving over a crash in which another motorist fractured his elbow.It is alleged that Jamaican international Ma ...</p><p><a href="footballer-denies-dangerous-driving-15231.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/footballer-denies-dangerous-driving-15231.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/footballer-denies-dangerous-driving-15231.htmlWed, 27 Nov 2013 11:24:25 GMTParadox at the heart of roads plan<p>Will congestion on our roads get worse?This question still cannot be answered, a transport expert has warned a group of MPs.This is because of a "paradox at the heart" of the Governme ...</p><p><a href="paradox-at-the-heart-of-roads-plan-15232.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/paradox-at-the-heart-of-roads-plan-15232.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/paradox-at-the-heart-of-roads-plan-15232.htmlWed, 27 Nov 2013 11:24:25 GMT£10m helps Lotus create 300 jobs<p>Lotus has won a £10 million government grant which will help the company create more than 300 new jobs.The Regional Growth Fund (RGF) has given the British car manufacturer £10.44 million.</ ...</p><p><a href="-10m-helps-lotus-create-300-jobs-15233.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-10m-helps-lotus-create-300-jobs-15233.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-10m-helps-lotus-create-300-jobs-15233.htmlWed, 27 Nov 2013 11:24:25 GMTOutlander escapes Congestion Charge<p>Mitsubishi's new hybrid Outlander will be exempt from the London congestion charge, according to its makers.The Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Outlander 4x4 SUV will be released in t ...</p><p><a href="outlander-escapes-congestion-charge-15224.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/outlander-escapes-congestion-charge-15224.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/outlander-escapes-congestion-charge-15224.htmlTue, 26 Nov 2013 08:20:31 GMTPoll highlights school run pressure<p>Parents could be putting the safety of their children at risk by doing the school run in a rush, according to statistics.A poll by Allianz showed that 42% of parents said being in a rush was ...</p><p><a href="poll-highlights-school-run-pressure-15225.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/poll-highlights-school-run-pressure-15225.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/poll-highlights-school-run-pressure-15225.htmlTue, 26 Nov 2013 08:20:31 GMTKnow your ABC to stay safe on roads<p>It's back to school for drivers wanting to stay safe on the roads this winter, with motorists urged to know their ABC.For many, ice on the windscreen and 10 minutes spent defrosting the car ...</p><p><a href="know-your-abc-to-stay-safe-on-roads-15226.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/know-your-abc-to-stay-safe-on-roads-15226.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/know-your-abc-to-stay-safe-on-roads-15226.htmlTue, 26 Nov 2013 08:20:31 GMTWhy men are wrong about eco-driving<p>More men than women see themselves as better economical drivers than their partners, a new survey reveals. According to the WeLoveAnyCar eco-survey of 10,000 male drivers and the same number ...</p><p><a href="why-men-are-wrong-about-eco-driving-15227.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/why-men-are-wrong-about-eco-driving-15227.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/why-men-are-wrong-about-eco-driving-15227.htmlTue, 26 Nov 2013 08:20:31 GMTSolar power helps SEAT cars shine<p>Spanish car-maker SEAT has revealed it is using the largest array of solar panels of any motor manufacturer in the world at its Martorell plant near Barcelona. SEAT completed the final phase ...</p><p><a href="solar-power-helps-seat-cars-shine-15228.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/solar-power-helps-seat-cars-shine-15228.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/solar-power-helps-seat-cars-shine-15228.htmlTue, 26 Nov 2013 08:20:31 GMTBMW aims for 'holistic' approach<p>A partnership between a car manufacturer and a sustainable energy provider will allow electric car users to charge their vehicles with renewably-sourced electricity.BMW has teamed up with Go ...</p><p><a href="bmw-aims-for--holistic--approach-15221.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-aims-for--holistic--approach-15221.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-aims-for--holistic--approach-15221.htmlMon, 25 Nov 2013 11:32:52 GMTNew Ford has the Edge on rival SUVs<p>Ford is to give its UK and European customers the chance to 'go large 'with a new SUV to complement its medium-sized Kuga and small EcoSport options. It is developing its Edge SUV for the Eu ...</p><p><a href="new-ford-has-the-edge-on-rival-suvs-15222.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-ford-has-the-edge-on-rival-suvs-15222.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-ford-has-the-edge-on-rival-suvs-15222.htmlMon, 25 Nov 2013 11:32:52 GMTPrinted maps still popular in cars<p>Two thirds of drivers have relied on a traditional roadmap whilst planning a car journey in the past six months, according to a survey.A poll by Populus found that 63% of 23,824 drivers have ...</p><p><a href="printed-maps-still-popular-in-cars-15223.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/printed-maps-still-popular-in-cars-15223.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/printed-maps-still-popular-in-cars-15223.htmlMon, 25 Nov 2013 11:32:52 GMTLWB Range Rover coming to the UK<p>A new high-end Range Rover is on the way, featuring a long wheelbase and multiple customisation options.The Los Angeles Auto Show got an early look at one with an exclusive specification, Au ...</p><p><a href="lwb-range-rover-coming-to-the-uk-15219.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lwb-range-rover-coming-to-the-uk-15219.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lwb-range-rover-coming-to-the-uk-15219.htmlMon, 25 Nov 2013 09:02:10 GMTCrime chief breaks speed limit<p>Matthew Grove, the police and crime commissioner for Humberside, has opted to go on a speed awareness course after breaking the speed limit.Mr Grove was caught travelling at 36mph in a 30mph ...</p><p><a href="crime-chief-breaks-speed-limit-15220.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/crime-chief-breaks-speed-limit-15220.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/crime-chief-breaks-speed-limit-15220.htmlMon, 25 Nov 2013 09:02:10 GMTDriving experts issue road advice<p>Snow and ice is on the way, and advice is being issued for drivers to keep themselves and others safe on the roads.The Institute of Advanced Motorists says the first thing to consider if fac ...</p><p><a href="driving-experts-issue-road-advice-15214.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-experts-issue-road-advice-15214.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-experts-issue-road-advice-15214.htmlFri, 22 Nov 2013 10:20:08 GMTStudy shows more plan to buy cars<p>New figures suggest things may be looking up financially for many families, as more people say they are likely to buy a car in the next year than at this time in 2012.Around 14% of the 4,000 ...</p><p><a href="study-shows-more-plan-to-buy-cars-15215.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/study-shows-more-plan-to-buy-cars-15215.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/study-shows-more-plan-to-buy-cars-15215.htmlFri, 22 Nov 2013 10:20:08 GMT'Bogus officer' stopped policeman<p>A motorist allegedly posed as a policeman to try and pull over unassuming drivers, it has been revealed.A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of impersonating a police officer and ...</p><p><a href="-bogus-officer--stopped-policeman-15216.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-bogus-officer--stopped-policeman-15216.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-bogus-officer--stopped-policeman-15216.htmlFri, 22 Nov 2013 10:20:08 GMTTrio of names work on hydrogen cars<p>Hyundai, Toyota and Honda are all working on bringing out pioneering new cars powered by hydrogen.The Los Angeles Auto Show was the venue for Hyundai's revelation that it aims to be the firs ...</p><p><a href="trio-of-names-work-on-hydrogen-cars-15217.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/trio-of-names-work-on-hydrogen-cars-15217.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/trio-of-names-work-on-hydrogen-cars-15217.htmlFri, 22 Nov 2013 10:20:08 GMTVolkswagen decides to Up! the tempo<p>Volkswagen is hoping a new high-tech version of its Up! city car will prove just as popular as its innovative, money-saving XL1. The diesel-electric hybrid engine in the XL1 has been modifie ...</p><p><a href="volkswagen-decides-to-up--the-tempo-15218.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volkswagen-decides-to-up--the-tempo-15218.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volkswagen-decides-to-up--the-tempo-15218.htmlFri, 22 Nov 2013 10:20:08 GMTMan blames grandma for speeding<p>A woman who cannot drive and lives 3,000 miles away was handed the blame for a speeding offence committed by her grandson, a court was told.Dillon Coker was caught on camera doing 51mph in a ...</p><p><a href="man-blames-grandma-for-speeding-15209.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/man-blames-grandma-for-speeding-15209.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/man-blames-grandma-for-speeding-15209.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 10:10:04 GMTNissan concept is young at heart<p>Nissan's efforts to target younger drivers are evident in a concept on show at its Tokyo Motor Show stand. Two versions of the IDx reveal how the Japanese car giant has listened to the views ...</p><p><a href="nissan-concept-is-young-at-heart-15210.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-concept-is-young-at-heart-15210.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-concept-is-young-at-heart-15210.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 10:10:04 GMTUK car production soared in October<p>The number of cars made in the UK during October was almost 20% higher than during the same month last year, new figures show.Production for the year-to-date is also well up on 2012, accordi ...</p><p><a href="uk-car-production-soared-in-october-15211.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-car-production-soared-in-october-15211.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-car-production-soared-in-october-15211.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 10:10:04 GMTCrossover SUV unveiled in Japan<p>The new Honda crossover SUV is scheduled to hit UK showrooms in 2015.Revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show, the compact, four-wheel drive Vezel combines the design features of a coupe with the st ...</p><p><a href="crossover-suv-unveiled-in-japan-15212.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/crossover-suv-unveiled-in-japan-15212.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/crossover-suv-unveiled-in-japan-15212.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 10:10:04 GMTVirtual racer brought to life<p>Mercedes-Benz has brought virtual reality to life by creating a working model of the racer it designed for the Playstation 3 game Gran Turismo 6.The full-size concept car, called the Mercede ...</p><p><a href="virtual-racer-brought-to-life-15213.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/virtual-racer-brought-to-life-15213.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/virtual-racer-brought-to-life-15213.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 10:10:04 GMT'Twit and run' motorist convicted<p>A 22-year-old motorist who tweeted about "bloody cyclists" after she was involved in a collision has been convicted of driving offences.Emma Way, 22, from Watton in Norfolk, described the Tw ...</p><p><a href="-twit-and-run--motorist-convicted-15204.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-twit-and-run--motorist-convicted-15204.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-twit-and-run--motorist-convicted-15204.htmlWed, 20 Nov 2013 14:10:14 GMTDrivers sceptical on CCTV locations<p>Four out of five motorists accept the need to use CCTV to boost road safety - but most refuse to believe that speed cameras are sited only at locations where accidents happen.And nearly half ...</p><p><a href="drivers-sceptical-on-cctv-locations-15205.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-sceptical-on-cctv-locations-15205.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-sceptical-on-cctv-locations-15205.htmlWed, 20 Nov 2013 14:10:14 GMTDrivers urged to prepare for winter<p>A car mechanics firm is urging motorists to prepare their vehicle properly for winter time.Driving in harsh weather presents a challenge for drivers as manoeuvring a vehicle on icy or snowy ...</p><p><a href="drivers-urged-to-prepare-for-winter-15206.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-urged-to-prepare-for-winter-15206.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-urged-to-prepare-for-winter-15206.htmlWed, 20 Nov 2013 14:10:14 GMTTesla probed in US over fires<p>A Tesla electric car model is the subject of a probe in the US following fires caused by batteries stowed under the passenger area.The Model S is being examined by the National Highway Traff ...</p><p><a href="tesla-probed-in-us-over-fires-15207.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tesla-probed-in-us-over-fires-15207.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tesla-probed-in-us-over-fires-15207.htmlWed, 20 Nov 2013 14:10:14 GMTPatriotic Bentley artwork for sale<p>A Bentley classic car specially painted by artist Paul Karslake to celebrate Britishness is to be auctioned next week.The celebrated contemporary artist airbrushed his scenes onto the car in ...</p><p><a href="patriotic-bentley-artwork-for-sale-15208.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/patriotic-bentley-artwork-for-sale-15208.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/patriotic-bentley-artwork-for-sale-15208.htmlWed, 20 Nov 2013 14:10:14 GMTGreen man crossing time 'too short'<p>Safety campaigners are calling for the green man to be illuminated for three more seconds at pedestrian crossings amid fears older people in particular are being put in danger.A study has su ...</p><p><a href="green-man-crossing-time--too-short--15199.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/green-man-crossing-time--too-short--15199.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/green-man-crossing-time--too-short--15199.htmlTue, 19 Nov 2013 14:18:42 GMTSurvey shows parking charge gripes<p>One in five motorists would rather walk a mile than fork out money for parking, according to a market research company.Just one in 10 would rather pay the cash than have to walk, Viewsbank s ...</p><p><a href="survey-shows-parking-charge-gripes-15200.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/survey-shows-parking-charge-gripes-15200.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/survey-shows-parking-charge-gripes-15200.htmlTue, 19 Nov 2013 14:18:42 GMTKids exposed to car smoke warning<p>Over half a million children could be riding in smoke-filled cars each week, a charity has suggested.The British Lung Foundation (BLF) hopes its new figures will help secure a proposed ban o ...</p><p><a href="kids-exposed-to-car-smoke-warning-15201.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kids-exposed-to-car-smoke-warning-15201.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kids-exposed-to-car-smoke-warning-15201.htmlTue, 19 Nov 2013 14:18:42 GMTFirm's winter warning for drivers<p>A company car firm is urging drivers to make sure they are fully prepared for falling grip levels with winter just around the corner. LeasePlan UK has chosen National Road Safety Week to und ...</p><p><a href="firm-s-winter-warning-for-drivers-15202.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/firm-s-winter-warning-for-drivers-15202.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/firm-s-winter-warning-for-drivers-15202.htmlTue, 19 Nov 2013 14:18:42 GMTBMW regenerates 'British icon'<p>Doctor Who isn't the only "classic British icon" regenerating this week.BMW has finally unveiled the eagerly anticipated new Mini five days before the TV timelord is due to get his latest fa ...</p><p><a href="bmw-regenerates--british-icon--15203.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-regenerates--british-icon--15203.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-regenerates--british-icon--15203.htmlTue, 19 Nov 2013 14:18:42 GMTSir Alec honoured as Mini unveiled<p>The latest Mini is to be unveiled 107 years to the day that the designer of the iconic car was born.Sir Alec Issigonis was born on November 18, 1906 and went on to lead the process that saw ...</p><p><a href="sir-alec-honoured-as-mini-unveiled-15194.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sir-alec-honoured-as-mini-unveiled-15194.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sir-alec-honoured-as-mini-unveiled-15194.htmlMon, 18 Nov 2013 12:56:35 GMTCar judges pander to FIAT Panda<p>It's not just panda bears that are infectiously cute - car judges have awarded the FIAT Panda 4x4 the Best Mini 4x4 Class in an annual honours list.Britain's best-selling magazine for off-ro ...</p><p><a href="car-judges-pander-to-fiat-panda-15195.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-judges-pander-to-fiat-panda-15195.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-judges-pander-to-fiat-panda-15195.htmlMon, 18 Nov 2013 12:56:35 GMTKeep mobiles in the boot: Brake<p>Road charity Brake is urging motorists to put their handsets in the boot, in the latest stage in the war against mobile phone-related car accidents,It also wants drivers to turn off their ph ...</p><p><a href="keep-mobiles-in-the-boot--brake-15196.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/keep-mobiles-in-the-boot--brake-15196.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/keep-mobiles-in-the-boot--brake-15196.htmlMon, 18 Nov 2013 12:56:35 GMTCold spell approaching for drivers<p>Motorists would do well to double check they have an adequate emergency survival kit as temperatures are about to plummet this week.Most of the UK can expect it to be freezing cold, with per ...</p><p><a href="cold-spell-approaching-for-drivers-15197.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cold-spell-approaching-for-drivers-15197.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cold-spell-approaching-for-drivers-15197.htmlMon, 18 Nov 2013 12:56:35 GMTDealers fail to provide test drive<p>Most car dealers are unable to provide a would-be customer with the test drive they want, What Car? consumer magazine has reported.Around two in three dealers (63%) could not provide the req ...</p><p><a href="dealers-fail-to-provide-test-drive-15198.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dealers-fail-to-provide-test-drive-15198.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dealers-fail-to-provide-test-drive-15198.htmlMon, 18 Nov 2013 12:56:35 GMTDrivers alerted over abnormal load<p>Drivers are being warned to avoid one of the largest abnormal loads ever transported by road in Britain, set to crawl across the west of England at just 4mph this weekend. Roads in Wiltshire ...</p><p><a href="drivers-alerted-over-abnormal-load-15189.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-alerted-over-abnormal-load-15189.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-alerted-over-abnormal-load-15189.htmlFri, 15 Nov 2013 14:22:48 GMTGetting your car through the winter<p>There's no doubting that the colder weather is setting in, blighting the journeys of many a motorist.But it's not all bleak, explains advanced driver Peter Rodger, who is offering top tips o ...</p><p><a href="getting-your-car-through-the-winter-15190.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/getting-your-car-through-the-winter-15190.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/getting-your-car-through-the-winter-15190.htmlFri, 15 Nov 2013 14:22:48 GMTMayor under pressure on bike safety<p>Campaigners are calling on London Mayor Boris Johnson to improve road safety for cyclists in the capital. It comes after five cyclists were killed in on the city's roads in the space of just ...</p><p><a href="mayor-under-pressure-on-bike-safety-15191.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mayor-under-pressure-on-bike-safety-15191.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mayor-under-pressure-on-bike-safety-15191.htmlFri, 15 Nov 2013 14:22:48 GMTVW recalls 2.6m cars globally<p>Volkswagen has announced it is recalling 2.6 million cars worldwide because of a number of potential problems.This includes its seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox and possible faults with light ...</p><p><a href="vw-recalls-2-6m-cars-globally-15192.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-recalls-2-6m-cars-globally-15192.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-recalls-2-6m-cars-globally-15192.htmlFri, 15 Nov 2013 14:22:48 GMTHow much time is spent on commute?<p>Commuters are spending the equivalent of four-and-a-half days getting to and from work every year, according to a new survey.The average amount of time spent undertaking these journeys each ...</p><p><a href="how-much-time-is-spent-on-commute--15193.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/how-much-time-is-spent-on-commute--15193.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/how-much-time-is-spent-on-commute--15193.htmlFri, 15 Nov 2013 14:22:48 GMTVintage car fan plots US crossing<p>An Australian adventurer will attempt to travel between the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean in the record time for a pre-war car - less than 60 hours.In a new world record attempt, Rod Wade will ...</p><p><a href="vintage-car-fan-plots-us-crossing-15186.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vintage-car-fan-plots-us-crossing-15186.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vintage-car-fan-plots-us-crossing-15186.htmlThu, 14 Nov 2013 14:31:05 GMTQashqai prices released by Nissan<p>Prices for the next generation Qashqai, which goes on sale in January, will start at £17,595 - Nissan has announced.Motorists have four trim levels up to the top-of-the-range variant which w ...</p><p><a href="qashqai-prices-released-by-nissan-15187.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/qashqai-prices-released-by-nissan-15187.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/qashqai-prices-released-by-nissan-15187.htmlThu, 14 Nov 2013 14:31:05 GMTGoogle Glass is music to the ears<p>Google Glass wearers may soon be able to listen to music as well as take photographs and go online, but UK enthusiasts face a fair wait for the technology to arrive on these shores. The curr ...</p><p><a href="google-glass-is-music-to-the-ears-15188.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/google-glass-is-music-to-the-ears-15188.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/google-glass-is-music-to-the-ears-15188.htmlThu, 14 Nov 2013 14:31:05 GMTYouth eyesight causing road risks<p>Contrary to popular belief, it isn't older drivers who are making the roads a more dangerous place due to faulty eyesight, according to new research.As many as one in seven young drivers are ...</p><p><a href="youth-eyesight-causing-road-risks-15184.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/youth-eyesight-causing-road-risks-15184.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/youth-eyesight-causing-road-risks-15184.htmlThu, 14 Nov 2013 13:33:39 GMTNew Peugeot RCZ set to make waves<p>French car maker Peugeot is to launch a hot version of its striking RCZ coupe. The car will hit the showrooms in January priced at £31,995.Inspired by the firm's RCZ Racing Cup track car, th ...</p><p><a href="new-peugeot-rcz-set-to-make-waves-15185.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-peugeot-rcz-set-to-make-waves-15185.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-peugeot-rcz-set-to-make-waves-15185.htmlThu, 14 Nov 2013 13:33:39 GMTOutcry saves statue's 'cone head'<p>More than 45,000 Facebook page likes and a petition of over 10,000 signatures have stopped a council raising a monument to prevent people placing traffic cones on its head. Glasgow City Coun ...</p><p><a href="outcry-saves-statue-s--cone-head--15182.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/outcry-saves-statue-s--cone-head--15182.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/outcry-saves-statue-s--cone-head--15182.htmlWed, 13 Nov 2013 14:46:35 GMTElectric car sales at 'record high'<p>Electric car sales in the UK are at a record high, according to new figures.Government data shows sales rose by 25% in the third quarter of this year, to stand at 1,149 over the three months ...</p><p><a href="electric-car-sales-at--record-high--15183.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/electric-car-sales-at--record-high--15183.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/electric-car-sales-at--record-high--15183.htmlWed, 13 Nov 2013 14:46:35 GMTEvans confirms 2014 CarFest return<p>A car-themed festival hosted by Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans will return "bigger and even more fun" in 2014, it has been confirmed.CarFest will be held in the north and in the south on separate we ...</p><p><a href="evans-confirms-2014-carfest-return-15179.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/evans-confirms-2014-carfest-return-15179.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/evans-confirms-2014-carfest-return-15179.htmlWed, 13 Nov 2013 12:45:47 GMTAdvice to cut fleet car crash rate<p>Employees were to blame for two in every five accidents involving company vehicles last year, according to new research.Lex Autolease data reveals fleet drivers were responsible for more tha ...</p><p><a href="advice-to-cut-fleet-car-crash-rate-15180.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/advice-to-cut-fleet-car-crash-rate-15180.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/advice-to-cut-fleet-car-crash-rate-15180.htmlWed, 13 Nov 2013 12:45:47 GMTFormby's Rolls under the hammer<p>A classic Rolls-Royce originally belonging to singer and film star George Formby will go under the hammer on November 30.Formby bought the 1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith after seeing it at t ...</p><p><a href="formby-s-rolls-under-the-hammer-15181.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/formby-s-rolls-under-the-hammer-15181.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/formby-s-rolls-under-the-hammer-15181.htmlWed, 13 Nov 2013 12:45:47 GMTRoad spending doubled for 2014<p>Britain's road network will receive a £1.9 billion spend next year, the Government has said.The figure is more than double the amount which was spent on the roads in 2013 and is part of a wi ...</p><p><a href="road-spending-doubled-for-2014-15176.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-spending-doubled-for-2014-15176.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-spending-doubled-for-2014-15176.htmlTue, 12 Nov 2013 13:04:18 GMTCharity drive finds the right Trax<p>Manchester United stars Wayne Rooney, Ryan Giggs and Rio Ferdinand have helped to raise over £17,000 for charity after signing a Chevrolet Trax.The stars along with their title-winning teamm ...</p><p><a href="charity-drive-finds-the-right-trax-15177.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/charity-drive-finds-the-right-trax-15177.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/charity-drive-finds-the-right-trax-15177.htmlTue, 12 Nov 2013 13:04:18 GMTVauxhall unveils £500 fuel giveaway<p>Vauxhall is giving away £500 of free fuel to customers who buy a selected vehicle between 15 and 18 November.The deal is available on a wide range of Vauxhall vehicles including the new Insi ...</p><p><a href="vauxhall-unveils--500-fuel-giveaway-15178.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vauxhall-unveils--500-fuel-giveaway-15178.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vauxhall-unveils--500-fuel-giveaway-15178.htmlTue, 12 Nov 2013 13:04:18 GMTFunding plea for road blackspots<p>A motoring organisation has called for funding to be made available to tackle road safety in the country's worst areas.The Institute for Advanced Motorists (IAM) released analysis which show ...</p><p><a href="funding-plea-for-road-blackspots-15174.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/funding-plea-for-road-blackspots-15174.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/funding-plea-for-road-blackspots-15174.htmlTue, 12 Nov 2013 10:09:16 GMTZoe is the apple of judges' eyes<p>The "brilliantly green" Renault Zoe could be the car that brings electric motoring into the mainstream, motoring experts believe. The Midland Group of Motoring Writers has named the plug-in ...</p><p><a href="zoe-is-the-apple-of-judges--eyes-15175.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/zoe-is-the-apple-of-judges--eyes-15175.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/zoe-is-the-apple-of-judges--eyes-15175.htmlTue, 12 Nov 2013 10:09:16 GMTCouncils prepared for gritty effort<p>The vast majority of local authorities in England and Wales report they are well stocked with salt to cope with freezing conditions this winter.Councils had 1.3 million tonnes of salt ready ...</p><p><a href="councils-prepared-for-gritty-effort-15171.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/councils-prepared-for-gritty-effort-15171.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/councils-prepared-for-gritty-effort-15171.htmlMon, 11 Nov 2013 14:18:44 GMTRapper quizzed after road crash<p>Professor Green has been released on bail after he was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.The rapper, whose real name is Stephen Manderson, was questioned by police after they found that ...</p><p><a href="rapper-quizzed-after-road-crash-15172.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rapper-quizzed-after-road-crash-15172.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rapper-quizzed-after-road-crash-15172.htmlMon, 11 Nov 2013 14:18:44 GMTSoccer star gets stuck in the mud<p>A Premier League footballer was forced to abandon his luxury sports car on Saturday after it became stuck in a muddy ditch.Liverpool defender Andre Wisdom, who is currently on loan at Derby ...</p><p><a href="soccer-star-gets-stuck-in-the-mud-15173.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/soccer-star-gets-stuck-in-the-mud-15173.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/soccer-star-gets-stuck-in-the-mud-15173.htmlMon, 11 Nov 2013 14:18:44 GMTRevamp for Nissan Qashqai revealed<p>Nissan's popular Qashqai model has been revamped, with the latest version primed to hit showrooms in February next year.The new SUV boasts lower emission and fuel consumption figures as well ...</p><p><a href="revamp-for-nissan-qashqai-revealed-15169.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/revamp-for-nissan-qashqai-revealed-15169.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/revamp-for-nissan-qashqai-revealed-15169.htmlMon, 11 Nov 2013 12:11:34 GMTToyota launches London cab concept<p>Toyota says its latest concept is influenced by one of the world's most well-known forms of public transport, the London black cab.The Japanese car giant is using the taxi-inspired design to ...</p><p><a href="toyota-launches-london-cab-concept-15170.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-launches-london-cab-concept-15170.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-launches-london-cab-concept-15170.htmlMon, 11 Nov 2013 12:11:34 GMTDriverless vehicles to trial in UK<p>Driverless vehicles will be introduced to Milton Keynes in a £1.5 million project.An initial batch of 20 driver-operated "pods" will be launched in 2015 to run on designated pathways separat ...</p><p><a href="driverless-vehicles-to-trial-in-uk-15167.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driverless-vehicles-to-trial-in-uk-15167.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driverless-vehicles-to-trial-in-uk-15167.htmlFri, 08 Nov 2013 12:23:20 GMTTop tips for driving on icy roads<p>It is no surprise that British people are world-renowned for talking about the weather, for few countries have a more varied climate.And some parts of the UK have already had their first sam ...</p><p><a href="top-tips-for-driving-on-icy-roads-15168.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/top-tips-for-driving-on-icy-roads-15168.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/top-tips-for-driving-on-icy-roads-15168.htmlFri, 08 Nov 2013 12:23:20 GMTCatalytic converter thefts rocket<p>Motorists across Britain are counting the cost after an explosion in the number of catalytic converter thefts.Thieves target the devices for the precious metals like platinum and palladium t ...</p><p><a href="catalytic-converter-thefts-rocket-15164.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/catalytic-converter-thefts-rocket-15164.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/catalytic-converter-thefts-rocket-15164.htmlFri, 08 Nov 2013 10:12:40 GMTOne in 10 cars has broken lights<p>Drivers are being urged to check for defective lights as research suggests around 2.6 million cars are being driven illegally.Halfords found that more than one in 10 vehicles across 10 major ...</p><p><a href="one-in-10-cars-has-broken-lights-15165.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/one-in-10-cars-has-broken-lights-15165.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/one-in-10-cars-has-broken-lights-15165.htmlFri, 08 Nov 2013 10:12:40 GMTDrivers unprepared for winter roads<p>The Highways Agency has warned that many motorists are unprepared for driving in winter.Over half of drivers in Britain (53%) do not carry de-icer in their car, while 28% do not take emergen ...</p><p><a href="drivers-unprepared-for-winter-roads-15166.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-unprepared-for-winter-roads-15166.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-unprepared-for-winter-roads-15166.htmlFri, 08 Nov 2013 10:12:40 GMTNew car sales near six-year high<p>The number of new car registrations made throughout 2013 looks likely to reach a six-year high after another month of rising sales in October. According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers ...</p><p><a href="new-car-sales-near-six-year-high-15159.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-near-six-year-high-15159.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-near-six-year-high-15159.htmlThu, 07 Nov 2013 11:04:37 GMTValue of used cars soars in October<p>Used car values have climbed to their second-highest monthly average since 2005.Data from British Car Auctions (BCA) shows October values jumped by 2.4%, or £167, on September as a shortage ...</p><p><a href="value-of-used-cars-soars-in-october-15160.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/value-of-used-cars-soars-in-october-15160.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/value-of-used-cars-soars-in-october-15160.htmlThu, 07 Nov 2013 11:04:37 GMTIn-car functions set to advance<p>Motorists could soon be able to control car functions by simply using hand gestures, courtesy of Google and Ford.Hand movements would be picked up by cameras, which could spell the end for t ...</p><p><a href="in-car-functions-set-to-advance-15161.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/in-car-functions-set-to-advance-15161.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/in-car-functions-set-to-advance-15161.htmlThu, 07 Nov 2013 11:04:37 GMTStudy reveals drop in road deaths<p>There has been a 41% fall in the number of people who have lost their lives in car crashes in England and Wales over the last five decades - even though there are many more drivers on the roads. </ ...</p><p><a href="study-reveals-drop-in-road-deaths-15162.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/study-reveals-drop-in-road-deaths-15162.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/study-reveals-drop-in-road-deaths-15162.htmlThu, 07 Nov 2013 11:04:37 GMTDrivers urged to check batteries<p>Over three million motorists are in danger of causing significant damage to their cars by running their batteries into the ground, according to a poll by Kwik Fit.Over 7.5 million drivers re ...</p><p><a href="drivers-urged-to-check-batteries-15163.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-urged-to-check-batteries-15163.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-urged-to-check-batteries-15163.htmlThu, 07 Nov 2013 11:04:37 GMTEmissions causing many MOT failures<p>Exhaust-emission levels account for over a quarter of all MOT failures, according to figures published by fuel additive provider, Redex.It studied data provided by MOT test centres to the Ve ...</p><p><a href="emissions-causing-many-mot-failures-15157.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/emissions-causing-many-mot-failures-15157.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/emissions-causing-many-mot-failures-15157.htmlWed, 06 Nov 2013 13:53:23 GMTCar giants join over new vehicles<p>Two car giants - Mitsubishi and the existing Renault-Nissan alliance - are to collaborate on a series of new vehicles.Mitsubishi will get hold of a Renault chassis big enough to be a base fo ...</p><p><a href="car-giants-join-over-new-vehicles-15158.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-giants-join-over-new-vehicles-15158.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-giants-join-over-new-vehicles-15158.htmlWed, 06 Nov 2013 13:53:23 GMTHammond's comic role in The Beano<p>Richard Hammond is famous for getting into all sorts of trouble on Top Gear but now he is doing the same in the pages of The Beano. The presenter is the guest editor of the latest issue and ...</p><p><a href="hammond-s-comic-role-in-the-beano-15154.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hammond-s-comic-role-in-the-beano-15154.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hammond-s-comic-role-in-the-beano-15154.htmlWed, 06 Nov 2013 11:47:37 GMTMercedes Pagoda set for auction<p>A Mercedes Pagoda once owned by TV presenter and DJ Chris Evans is set to be sold at auction this week.The Mercedes Benz 230 SL is among the cars on offer at the King's Lynn event hosted by ...</p><p><a href="mercedes-pagoda-set-for-auction-15155.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mercedes-pagoda-set-for-auction-15155.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mercedes-pagoda-set-for-auction-15155.htmlWed, 06 Nov 2013 11:47:37 GMTRange Rover sets new desert record<p>A near-standard spec Range Rover Sport has completed the fastest crossing of one of the most demanding deserts in the world. Only an extra protection plate under the chassis set the 4x4 apar ...</p><p><a href="range-rover-sets-new-desert-record-15156.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/range-rover-sets-new-desert-record-15156.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/range-rover-sets-new-desert-record-15156.htmlWed, 06 Nov 2013 11:47:37 GMTLondon top for taxis, says survey<p>London has come top in a worldwide survey of cities for taxis, heading a list in five out of seven categories involving 30 countries.Taxis in the capital were voted the best in the world, wi ...</p><p><a href="london-top-for-taxis--says-survey-15149.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-top-for-taxis--says-survey-15149.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-top-for-taxis--says-survey-15149.htmlTue, 05 Nov 2013 12:36:14 GMTSecond-hand cars costing drivers<p>"Dodgy deal" second-hand car purchases are costing motorists millions of pounds.Figures from Citizens Advice show that 53% of those seeking help for second-hand purchases experience faults w ...</p><p><a href="second-hand-cars-costing-drivers-15150.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/second-hand-cars-costing-drivers-15150.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/second-hand-cars-costing-drivers-15150.htmlTue, 05 Nov 2013 12:36:14 GMTLexus unveils sleek new RC coupé<p>Lexus will unveil the new RC coupé at the Tokyo Motor Show on 20 November.The Japanese manufacturer will launch two versions, the RC 350, which comes with a 3.5-litre V6 engine and the RC 30 ...</p><p><a href="lexus-unveils-sleek-new-rc-coupé-15151.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lexus-unveils-sleek-new-rc-coupé-15151.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lexus-unveils-sleek-new-rc-coupé-15151.htmlTue, 05 Nov 2013 12:36:14 GMTSpy cameras target the school run<p>Local authorities are using state-of-the-art camera technology to punish parents who park illegally while dropping off and picking up their children from school, according to reports.The Sun ...</p><p><a href="spy-cameras-target-the-school-run-15152.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/spy-cameras-target-the-school-run-15152.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/spy-cameras-target-the-school-run-15152.htmlTue, 05 Nov 2013 12:36:14 GMTCar winter safety checks offer<p>Get ready for cold winter driving conditions, is the latest advice from SEAT, the car manufacturer which is offering a £29 fixed-price Winter Safety Check.The 28-point check includes tyre pr ...</p><p><a href="car-winter-safety-checks-offer-15153.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-winter-safety-checks-offer-15153.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-winter-safety-checks-offer-15153.htmlTue, 05 Nov 2013 12:36:14 GMTA9 dualling design views invited<p>Public views are sought on the design of a £3 billion upgrade of Scotland's A9 road which will make it a full dual carriageway.The dualling of the route, running from central Scotland to the ...</p><p><a href="a9-dualling-design-views-invited-15146.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/a9-dualling-design-views-invited-15146.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/a9-dualling-design-views-invited-15146.htmlMon, 04 Nov 2013 13:17:54 GMTPorsche unveils Panamera Turbo S<p>Porsche has unveiled the new twin-turbocharged Panamera Turbo S with initial prices in excess of £131,000.The two-tonne Panamera has a 562hp V8 petrol engine and four-wheel drive to take it ...</p><p><a href="porsche-unveils-panamera-turbo-s-15147.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/porsche-unveils-panamera-turbo-s-15147.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/porsche-unveils-panamera-turbo-s-15147.htmlMon, 04 Nov 2013 13:17:54 GMTGovernment whiplash policy warning<p>The Government is failing in its attempts to reduce legal costs from whiplash injury claims, a report by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries has claimed.Small third party injury claims ha ...</p><p><a href="government-whiplash-policy-warning-15148.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/government-whiplash-policy-warning-15148.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/government-whiplash-policy-warning-15148.htmlMon, 04 Nov 2013 13:17:54 GMT'VAT-free' Alto offer extended<p>A Suzuki car model aimed at younger or cost-conscious drivers has had its "VAT-free" offer extended until the end of the year.The deal on the Alto city car model will cut £1,200 off the list ...</p><p><a href="-vat-free--alto-offer-extended-15144.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-vat-free--alto-offer-extended-15144.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-vat-free--alto-offer-extended-15144.htmlMon, 04 Nov 2013 10:55:12 GMTGoogle Glass test case on the cards<p>A test case could decide whether it is safe to drive while wearing Google Glass.This follows a motorist's plans to fight a fine for wearing the internet-connected device while driving in the ...</p><p><a href="google-glass-test-case-on-the-cards-15145.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/google-glass-test-case-on-the-cards-15145.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/google-glass-test-case-on-the-cards-15145.htmlMon, 04 Nov 2013 10:55:12 GMTMost women own a wardrobe on wheels<p>Forget the famous car sticker "My other car is a Porsche". "My other wardrobe is a Porsche" could now be just as applicable, according to a new survey.The majority (54%) of young female moto ...</p><p><a href="most-women-own-a-wardrobe-on-wheels-15139.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/most-women-own-a-wardrobe-on-wheels-15139.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/most-women-own-a-wardrobe-on-wheels-15139.htmlFri, 01 Nov 2013 11:46:54 GMT75% concerned over speed limiters<p>Technology which can automatically change the speed of a car has left many drivers "dubious" about its impact on safety, a survey shows.A <a href="http://www.greenflag.com/breakdown- ...</p><p><a href="75--concerned-over-speed-limiters-15140.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/75--concerned-over-speed-limiters-15140.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/75--concerned-over-speed-limiters-15140.htmlFri, 01 Nov 2013 11:46:54 GMTExpert winter tips for drivers<p>As autumn sets in, drivers are being warned to prepare their vehicles for the colder winter months.Through road safety charity the IAM, advanced driver Peter Rodger has unveiled a five-point ...</p><p><a href="expert-winter-tips-for-drivers-15141.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/expert-winter-tips-for-drivers-15141.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/expert-winter-tips-for-drivers-15141.htmlFri, 01 Nov 2013 11:46:54 GMTTechnology 'cutting road accidents'<p>Pioneering rear-end crash avoidance technology can reduce the risk of such accidents by up to a third, new research suggests.European safety body Euro NCAP has announced crash test results f ...</p><p><a href="technology--cutting-road-accidents--15142.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/technology--cutting-road-accidents--15142.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/technology--cutting-road-accidents--15142.htmlFri, 01 Nov 2013 11:46:54 GMTUsed cars market avoids crash<p>The used car market is expected to gently slow down in the final few months of the year, experts at the car price monitoring database CAP Automotive have said.CAP said that they did not expe ...</p><p><a href="used-cars-market-avoids-crash-15143.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-cars-market-avoids-crash-15143.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-cars-market-avoids-crash-15143.htmlFri, 01 Nov 2013 11:46:54 GMTRoyal Cadillac restored for auction<p>A famous and historic Cadillac known as 'The Duchess' is being restored for auction in New York next month.The car, originally bought for £9,900 and used by Duke and Duchess of Windsor, is e ...</p><p><a href="royal-cadillac-restored-for-auction-15134.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/royal-cadillac-restored-for-auction-15134.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/royal-cadillac-restored-for-auction-15134.htmlThu, 31 Oct 2013 07:19:43 GMTMP says electric cars 'too quiet'<p>A Labour MP has called for electric and hybrid cars to be fitted with sound generators so visually impaired people are aware of them.North Tyneside representative Mary Glindon said that with ...</p><p><a href="mp-says-electric-cars--too-quiet--15135.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-says-electric-cars--too-quiet--15135.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-says-electric-cars--too-quiet--15135.htmlThu, 31 Oct 2013 07:19:43 GMTFord Focus still global top-seller<p>Global sales of the Ford Focus, last year's biggest-selling car, are continuing to beat all others for the first six months of 2013, new data suggests.Sales for the first half of the year ar ...</p><p><a href="ford-focus-still-global-top-seller-15136.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-focus-still-global-top-seller-15136.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-focus-still-global-top-seller-15136.htmlThu, 31 Oct 2013 07:19:43 GMTMinister unveils road watchdog plan<p>Proposals to change the way England's road network is managed could save the Government £2.6 billion over the next 10 years, according to the Department for Transport. Roads Minister Robert ...</p><p><a href="minister-unveils-road-watchdog-plan-15137.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/minister-unveils-road-watchdog-plan-15137.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/minister-unveils-road-watchdog-plan-15137.htmlThu, 31 Oct 2013 07:19:43 GMTSocial media warning to car owners<p>Tweeters have been warned to think twice about what they post on the social media site.Security experts say people who use Twitter may inadvertently be advertising the fact they are out of t ...</p><p><a href="social-media-warning-to-car-owners-15138.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/social-media-warning-to-car-owners-15138.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/social-media-warning-to-car-owners-15138.htmlThu, 31 Oct 2013 07:19:43 GMTAutomatic braking 'opposed by most'<p>Most motorists believe that having cars which automatically apply the brakes when they sense the speed limit is breached is a threat to safety, research suggests.The new technology, called " ...</p><p><a href="automatic-braking--opposed-by-most--15129.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/automatic-braking--opposed-by-most--15129.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/automatic-braking--opposed-by-most--15129.htmlWed, 30 Oct 2013 08:08:21 GMTNew Citroen model hits show stand<p>Citroen's new Grand C4 Picasso is set to make a splash this weekend at The Gadget Show Live @ Christmas.From Friday November 1 to Sunday November 3, the 7-seat MPV will go on display at the ...</p><p><a href="new-citroen-model-hits-show-stand-15130.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-citroen-model-hits-show-stand-15130.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-citroen-model-hits-show-stand-15130.htmlWed, 30 Oct 2013 08:08:21 GMTVintage Aston goes up for auction<p>A vintage Aston Martin will be put up for auction next month and is expected to fetch more than £150,000.The 1958 Aston Martin DB2/4 MKIII was the final model in the DB2 range, which was fir ...</p><p><a href="vintage-aston-goes-up-for-auction-15131.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vintage-aston-goes-up-for-auction-15131.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vintage-aston-goes-up-for-auction-15131.htmlWed, 30 Oct 2013 08:08:21 GMTAsda announces cut to fuel prices<p>Supermarket retailer Asda has announced it is reducing the price it charges for petrol and diesel.From Wednesday the price of petrol will be 126.7p for a litre and diesel will cost 133.7p a ...</p><p><a href="asda-announces-cut-to-fuel-prices-15132.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/asda-announces-cut-to-fuel-prices-15132.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/asda-announces-cut-to-fuel-prices-15132.htmlWed, 30 Oct 2013 08:08:21 GMTSpeed endurance record broken<p>A team of 12 drivers have just set a world speed endurance record.They took turns to drive two Vauxhall Astra hatchbacks for 24 hours continuously at an average of 125mph, hoping to secure 1 ...</p><p><a href="speed-endurance-record-broken-15133.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/speed-endurance-record-broken-15133.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/speed-endurance-record-broken-15133.htmlWed, 30 Oct 2013 08:08:21 GMTHertz unveils luxury car fleet<p>Car hire company Hertz is adding a number of high performance and luxury cars to its fleet of rental vehicles.Among the list of supercars now available from the car rental giant are the McLa ...</p><p><a href="hertz-unveils-luxury-car-fleet-15124.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hertz-unveils-luxury-car-fleet-15124.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hertz-unveils-luxury-car-fleet-15124.htmlTue, 29 Oct 2013 08:02:25 GMTOne of the first E-types auctioned<p>A 1961 Jaguar E-type has been bought at auction for £88,000.The car is said to be one of only 100 which were made to order and is among the first of its kind to be built in the UK.The ...</p><p><a href="one-of-the-first-e-types-auctioned-15125.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/one-of-the-first-e-types-auctioned-15125.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/one-of-the-first-e-types-auctioned-15125.htmlTue, 29 Oct 2013 08:02:25 GMTUsed-car nightmare 'can be avoided'<p>A company which specialises in providing vehicle histories is urging anyone thinking of buying a used car not be an unwitting character in a horror story this Halloween.HPI says it reckons o ...</p><p><a href="used-car-nightmare--can-be-avoided--15126.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-nightmare--can-be-avoided--15126.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-nightmare--can-be-avoided--15126.htmlTue, 29 Oct 2013 08:02:25 GMTPeter Andre to get sudsy for Pudsey<p>Peter Andre will pick up his bucket and sponge in the name of charity next month.The TV and music star is set to launch 'The UK's Largest Car Wash' on behalf of Children In Need during Novem ...</p><p><a href="peter-andre-to-get-sudsy-for-pudsey-15127.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peter-andre-to-get-sudsy-for-pudsey-15127.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peter-andre-to-get-sudsy-for-pudsey-15127.htmlTue, 29 Oct 2013 08:02:25 GMT£140,000 Range Rover announced<p>Jaguar Land Rover hopes its most expensive-ever Range Rover will appeal to the world's A-list stars.The £140,000 luxury off-roader is designed for royalty, Hollywood actors, sports stars and ...</p><p><a href="-140-000-range-rover-announced-15128.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-140-000-range-rover-announced-15128.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-140-000-range-rover-announced-15128.htmlTue, 29 Oct 2013 08:02:25 GMTBright Days give kids safety voice<p>With the evenings getting darker an initiative by Brake and Autoglass is encouraging schools and colleges to organise 'Bright Days' in support of road safety.Dark winter evenings heighten th ...</p><p><a href="bright-days-give-kids-safety-voice-15119.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bright-days-give-kids-safety-voice-15119.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bright-days-give-kids-safety-voice-15119.htmlMon, 28 Oct 2013 08:03:21 GMTHeroic first aider escapes fine<p>A female motorist had her penalty ticket cancelled after it was discovered that she had parked in a loading bay after pulling over to administer first aid to an injured cyclist.Janet Young w ...</p><p><a href="heroic-first-aider-escapes-fine-15120.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/heroic-first-aider-escapes-fine-15120.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/heroic-first-aider-escapes-fine-15120.htmlMon, 28 Oct 2013 08:03:21 GMTWind means cautious driving needed<p>With storms hitting many parts of England the Institute of Advanced Motorists' expert driver Peter Rodger is advising people how to drive in windy weather.He recommends motorists plan a rout ...</p><p><a href="wind-means-cautious-driving-needed-15121.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wind-means-cautious-driving-needed-15121.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wind-means-cautious-driving-needed-15121.htmlMon, 28 Oct 2013 08:03:21 GMT£16m boost to fix Leeds relief road<p>The Department of Transport has approved a £16 million injection to complete work on Leeds' inner relief road.Drivers in Leeds are already benefiting from upgrades to New York Road Viaduct a ...</p><p><a href="-16m-boost-to-fix-leeds-relief-road-15122.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-16m-boost-to-fix-leeds-relief-road-15122.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-16m-boost-to-fix-leeds-relief-road-15122.htmlMon, 28 Oct 2013 08:03:21 GMTScotland targets risky driving<p>Police in Scotland are targeting risky driving habits in a bid to improve road safety.Chief constable Sir Stephen House, Scotland's most senior police officer, said road safety is one of the ...</p><p><a href="scotland-targets-risky-driving-15123.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scotland-targets-risky-driving-15123.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scotland-targets-risky-driving-15123.htmlMon, 28 Oct 2013 08:03:21 GMTRenault launches all-electric club<p>French car maker Renault has officially launched the very first 100%-electric city car club in the UK.It hopes the E-Car Club will allow businesses to reduce the cost and footprint of their ...</p><p><a href="renault-launches-all-electric-club-15114.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-launches-all-electric-club-15114.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-launches-all-electric-club-15114.htmlFri, 25 Oct 2013 07:57:18 GMTTips for older drivers' relatives<p>Older drivers could go on the defensive if relatives express concerns about their driving in the wrong way, experts have said.Professor Andrew Parkes, one of the UK's top driver behaviour ex ...</p><p><a href="tips-for-older-drivers--relatives-15115.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tips-for-older-drivers--relatives-15115.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tips-for-older-drivers--relatives-15115.htmlFri, 25 Oct 2013 07:57:18 GMTRoad casualties hit low in Scotland<p>The number of casualties on the roads in Scotland has fallen to the lowest level on record, figures show.Transport Scotland said there was a fall in deaths, injuries and child casualties las ...</p><p><a href="road-casualties-hit-low-in-scotland-15116.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-casualties-hit-low-in-scotland-15116.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-casualties-hit-low-in-scotland-15116.htmlFri, 25 Oct 2013 07:57:18 GMTFour cars awarded top safety rating<p>Four cars have been awarded a maximum five-star overall rating in the latest round of Euro NCAP crash test results.The Jeep Cherokee, the Mercedes CLA, the Peugeot 2008 and the Suzuki SX4 al ...</p><p><a href="four-cars-awarded-top-safety-rating-15117.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/four-cars-awarded-top-safety-rating-15117.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/four-cars-awarded-top-safety-rating-15117.htmlFri, 25 Oct 2013 07:57:18 GMT110-year-old runaround car for sale<p>A car which has been in constant use for the past 110 years is set to fetch about £160,000 at auction.The body of the car is so old experts haven't been able to verify exactly what make it i ...</p><p><a href="110-year-old-runaround-car-for-sale-15118.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/110-year-old-runaround-car-for-sale-15118.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/110-year-old-runaround-car-for-sale-15118.htmlFri, 25 Oct 2013 07:57:18 GMTDrop in commercial vehicle numbers<p>The manufacturing of commercial vehicles (CV) slumped by more than a quarter in September while car production rose by almost 10%, new figures have revealed.A total of 6,963 CV units were pr ...</p><p><a href="drop-in-commercial-vehicle-numbers-15112.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drop-in-commercial-vehicle-numbers-15112.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drop-in-commercial-vehicle-numbers-15112.htmlThu, 24 Oct 2013 08:42:51 GMTMPs call for parking accounts data<p>MPs have called on local authorities to publish parking charge reports in order to show motorists how the money raised is being used.Louise Ellman, chairman of the House of Commons Transport ...</p><p><a href="mps-call-for-parking-accounts-data-15113.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mps-call-for-parking-accounts-data-15113.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mps-call-for-parking-accounts-data-15113.htmlThu, 24 Oct 2013 08:42:51 GMTReport reveals A-road driving risks<p>Motorists are seven times more likely to be killed or seriously injured when they are driving on country A-roads than they are on motorways, a new survey has found. The Road Safety Foundatio ...</p><p><a href="report-reveals-a-road-driving-risks-15109.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/report-reveals-a-road-driving-risks-15109.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/report-reveals-a-road-driving-risks-15109.htmlThu, 24 Oct 2013 08:15:14 GMTCycle safety campaign rolled out<p>Road Safety Minister Robert Goodwill has revealed that a campaign which has increased cycle safety awareness in the capital is branching out to other cities in England.Leeds, Manchester, Bri ...</p><p><a href="cycle-safety-campaign-rolled-out-15110.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cycle-safety-campaign-rolled-out-15110.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cycle-safety-campaign-rolled-out-15110.htmlThu, 24 Oct 2013 08:15:14 GMTCommuters 'spend 453 days in jams'<p>British workers spend well over a year of their lives in traffic jams while travelling to and from work, a new study shows. LHDCarSupermarket asked 50 office employees to time their commutes ...</p><p><a href="commuters--spend-453-days-in-jams--15111.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/commuters--spend-453-days-in-jams--15111.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/commuters--spend-453-days-in-jams--15111.htmlThu, 24 Oct 2013 08:15:14 GMTMazda3 heading to Tokyo Motor Show<p>Mazda will use the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show to unveil the new Mazda3 model, with a range of engine types. The vehicle is now available as a 'multi-solution' model designed to cater for all fuel ...</p><p><a href="mazda3-heading-to-tokyo-motor-show-15107.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda3-heading-to-tokyo-motor-show-15107.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda3-heading-to-tokyo-motor-show-15107.htmlWed, 23 Oct 2013 10:13:15 GMTMoT freeze in bid to cut car costs<p>Car owners will benefit from a price freeze on the MoT test as part of a series of motorist-friendly measures announced by the Government.The £54.85 cost of the MoT will be frozen until 2015 ...</p><p><a href="mot-freeze-in-bid-to-cut-car-costs-15108.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mot-freeze-in-bid-to-cut-car-costs-15108.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mot-freeze-in-bid-to-cut-car-costs-15108.htmlWed, 23 Oct 2013 10:13:15 GMTUK set for electric charger rise<p>The UK is set for a dramatic increase in the number of rapid electric car charging points, thanks to a project part-funded by the Japanese car giant Nissan.A total of 74 chargers are set to ...</p><p><a href="uk-set-for-electric-charger-rise-15104.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-set-for-electric-charger-rise-15104.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-set-for-electric-charger-rise-15104.htmlWed, 23 Oct 2013 09:01:42 GMTConsultation on 20mph speed limits<p>A local authority is canvassing public opinion on plans to set a 20mph speed limit on 90% of city centre roads.Birmingham City Council is consulting on its £7 million '20 is Plenty' scheme, ...</p><p><a href="consultation-on-20mph-speed-limits-15105.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/consultation-on-20mph-speed-limits-15105.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/consultation-on-20mph-speed-limits-15105.htmlWed, 23 Oct 2013 09:01:42 GMTSpecial edition XV Black launched<p>A limited edition version of Subaru's popular XV crossover has been launched.The XV Black is available at £24,995 on the road with a 2.0-litre Boxer diesel engine. Alternatively, it can be p ...</p><p><a href="special-edition-xv-black-launched-15106.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/special-edition-xv-black-launched-15106.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/special-edition-xv-black-launched-15106.htmlWed, 23 Oct 2013 09:01:42 GMTNew cars star at Regent Street show<p>The past, present and future of motoring will be sharing parking space at this year's free-to-view Regent Street Motor Show on Saturday 2 November.An array of pre-1905 built cars will gather ...</p><p><a href="new-cars-star-at-regent-street-show-15102.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-cars-star-at-regent-street-show-15102.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-cars-star-at-regent-street-show-15102.htmlTue, 22 Oct 2013 12:00:03 GMTFord lands unique awards treble<p>Ford has built on its double scoop in last year's Sunday Times annual Top 100 review of Britain's best cars, with an unprecedented hat-trick of wins this time around.The Sunday Times voted F ...</p><p><a href="ford-lands-unique-awards-treble-15103.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-lands-unique-awards-treble-15103.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-lands-unique-awards-treble-15103.htmlTue, 22 Oct 2013 12:00:03 GMTShock footage shows roadworks risks<p>A lorry overturning and a truck ploughing into the back of a car are among shocking footage released to highlight the importance of taking extra care while driving through roadworks.The High ...</p><p><a href="shock-footage-shows-roadworks-risks-15099.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/shock-footage-shows-roadworks-risks-15099.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/shock-footage-shows-roadworks-risks-15099.htmlTue, 22 Oct 2013 08:49:26 GMTDrivers get glimpse of upgraded A8<p>UK drivers can start placing their orders for the new range of Audi A8 models, which feature an upgraded line-up of engines and a series of technological advances.The flagship range will hit ...</p><p><a href="drivers-get-glimpse-of-upgraded-a8-15100.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-get-glimpse-of-upgraded-a8-15100.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-get-glimpse-of-upgraded-a8-15100.htmlTue, 22 Oct 2013 08:49:26 GMTDrivers say 'no' to clock switch<p>The majority of UK drivers would vote against the clocks going back an hour if there was a referendum tomorrow, according to a new survey.Seven out of ten drivers (70.8%) voted against the c ...</p><p><a href="drivers-say--no--to-clock-switch-15101.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-say--no--to-clock-switch-15101.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-say--no--to-clock-switch-15101.htmlTue, 22 Oct 2013 08:49:26 GMTMP calls for drug-driving reforms<p>Motorists who commit road offences while under the influence of the worst drugs should be assessed to prevent further accidents, according to an MP.Tory Graham Evans says more should be done ...</p><p><a href="mp-calls-for-drug-driving-reforms-15097.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-calls-for-drug-driving-reforms-15097.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-calls-for-drug-driving-reforms-15097.htmlMon, 21 Oct 2013 09:58:09 GMTSeaside town hit by 'mini-tornado'<p>Cars were damaged by fallen trees and broken fences and roof tiles were blown off houses as a coastal town was hit by a suspected mini-tornado on Sunday morning. The unusual weather conditio ...</p><p><a href="seaside-town-hit-by--mini-tornado--15098.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seaside-town-hit-by--mini-tornado--15098.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seaside-town-hit-by--mini-tornado--15098.htmlMon, 21 Oct 2013 09:58:09 GMTStar unrecognised by instructor<p>Adele might have 32 million worldwide album sales and an Oscar for best song to her name, but she wasn't recognised by her driving instructor, even when she sang her world famous songs at the wheel ...</p><p><a href="star-unrecognised-by-instructor-15094.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/star-unrecognised-by-instructor-15094.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/star-unrecognised-by-instructor-15094.htmlMon, 21 Oct 2013 08:50:54 GMTF1 Lewis foiled by a breakdown<p>Any hopes Lewis Hamilton had of keeping his secret meeting with ex-partner Nicole Scherzigner away from the press were blown apart when his car inconveniently broke down.The couple had manag ...</p><p><a href="f1-lewis-foiled-by-a-breakdown-15095.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/f1-lewis-foiled-by-a-breakdown-15095.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/f1-lewis-foiled-by-a-breakdown-15095.htmlMon, 21 Oct 2013 08:50:54 GMTClassic Jaguars to be auction hits<p>Two classic Jaguars discovered discarded in unrelated garages will be up for grabs at auction, with huge interest expected in both.A 1961 E-Type, chassis number 40, was recently found close ...</p><p><a href="classic-jaguars-to-be-auction-hits-15096.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/classic-jaguars-to-be-auction-hits-15096.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/classic-jaguars-to-be-auction-hits-15096.htmlMon, 21 Oct 2013 08:50:54 GMTPoliceman makes special delivery<p>A police officer was the hero of the hour as he helped deliver a baby in a Mercedes Benz showroom, although his suggestion to name the girl after the manufacturer fell on deaf ears.The Metro ...</p><p><a href="policeman-makes-special-delivery-15089.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/policeman-makes-special-delivery-15089.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/policeman-makes-special-delivery-15089.htmlFri, 18 Oct 2013 10:32:50 GMT£300m cost of correcting DIY issues<p>DIY disasters by well-meaning friends, neighbours or family members are costing Britons £300 million a year, according to new research.That's the estimated total cost drivers and householder ...</p><p><a href="-300m-cost-of-correcting-diy-issues-15090.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-300m-cost-of-correcting-diy-issues-15090.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-300m-cost-of-correcting-diy-issues-15090.htmlFri, 18 Oct 2013 10:32:50 GMTMan 'drove illegally for 40 years'<p>A motorist has been caught after driving for 40 years without a licence.The man is facing prosecution after being pulled over by traffic officers in the Nechells area of Birmingham.He ...</p><p><a href="man--drove-illegally-for-40-years--15091.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/man--drove-illegally-for-40-years--15091.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/man--drove-illegally-for-40-years--15091.htmlFri, 18 Oct 2013 10:32:50 GMTRural fuel tax cuts plea goes to EC<p>Motorists in some remote parts of Britain could benefit from cheaper petrol if ministers get their way.Rural areas in Scotland, North Yorkshire and Devon would get a 5p-per-litre fuel duty r ...</p><p><a href="rural-fuel-tax-cuts-plea-goes-to-ec-15092.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rural-fuel-tax-cuts-plea-goes-to-ec-15092.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rural-fuel-tax-cuts-plea-goes-to-ec-15092.htmlFri, 18 Oct 2013 10:32:50 GMTWind warning for winter motoring<p>The Institute of Advanced Motorists has offered tips on driving in windy weather, with chief examiner Peter Rodger warning drivers to grip their steering wheel tightly as strong winds come in gusts ...</p><p><a href="wind-warning-for-winter-motoring-15093.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wind-warning-for-winter-motoring-15093.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wind-warning-for-winter-motoring-15093.htmlFri, 18 Oct 2013 10:32:50 GMT1965 DB5 to go under the hammer<p>A Bond-esque Aston Martin is to go under the hammer next month.The DB5, an example of which featured in Goldfinger, when Sean Connery was in the driving seat, and more recently Skyfall, star ...</p><p><a href="1965-db5-to-go-under-the-hammer-15084.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/1965-db5-to-go-under-the-hammer-15084.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/1965-db5-to-go-under-the-hammer-15084.htmlThu, 17 Oct 2013 08:50:39 GMTBritish car sets land speed records<p>A British electric car has set four new land speed records in one day.The Drayson Racing prototype racing car set new standards over one mile (205.139mph) and one kilometre (333.271kph or 20 ...</p><p><a href="british-car-sets-land-speed-records-15085.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/british-car-sets-land-speed-records-15085.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/british-car-sets-land-speed-records-15085.htmlThu, 17 Oct 2013 08:50:39 GMTPorsche buyers splash out on extras<p>Porsche buyers spend more on optional extras than owners of any other car, according to the latest research.Motorists spend almost £10,000 on factory fitted options when ordering a new Porsc ...</p><p><a href="porsche-buyers-splash-out-on-extras-15086.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/porsche-buyers-splash-out-on-extras-15086.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/porsche-buyers-splash-out-on-extras-15086.htmlThu, 17 Oct 2013 08:50:39 GMTFord Fiesta retains marathon title<p>The Ford Fiesta has repeated last year's success by winning the ALD Automotive/Shell Fuelsave MPG Marathon.A 1.6-litre diesel finished with an average of 88.69mpg after 339.3 miles on what w ...</p><p><a href="ford-fiesta-retains-marathon-title-15087.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-fiesta-retains-marathon-title-15087.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-fiesta-retains-marathon-title-15087.htmlThu, 17 Oct 2013 08:50:39 GMTBetter labelling needed on medicine<p>Motorists have called for a system to better advise them of the dangers of driving while under the influence of prescription drugs.A new drug-driving bill announced by the Government recentl ...</p><p><a href="better-labelling-needed-on-medicine-15088.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/better-labelling-needed-on-medicine-15088.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/better-labelling-needed-on-medicine-15088.htmlThu, 17 Oct 2013 08:50:39 GMTRise in sun glare road accidents<p>The number of accidents caused by drivers being dazzled by bright sunlight rose 12% between 2011 and 2012, according to official figures.Statistics released from The Department for Transport ...</p><p><a href="rise-in-sun-glare-road-accidents-15082.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rise-in-sun-glare-road-accidents-15082.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rise-in-sun-glare-road-accidents-15082.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 13:35:45 GMTDrivers discouraged from smoking<p>Motorists can be discouraged from smoking in a car when children are present without the need for legislation, according to a health minister.Earl Howe agreed that it was up to the Governmen ...</p><p><a href="drivers-discouraged-from-smoking-15083.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-discouraged-from-smoking-15083.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-discouraged-from-smoking-15083.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 13:35:45 GMTPollution warning over A14 plan<p>An advocacy group has hit out at plans to reduce congestion on a busy A-road.The Campaign for Better Transport (CBT) warns that the Government's £1.5 billion proposal for the A14 corridor in ...</p><p><a href="pollution-warning-over-a14-plan-15079.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pollution-warning-over-a14-plan-15079.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pollution-warning-over-a14-plan-15079.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 13:03:18 GMTLand Cruiser secures a facelift<p>Toyota has treated its four-wheel drive Land Cruiser 4x4 to a facelift, and altered its pricing and specification to boot. Buyers can get behind the wheel of the 2014 version, with its new b ...</p><p><a href="land-cruiser-secures-a-facelift-15080.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/land-cruiser-secures-a-facelift-15080.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/land-cruiser-secures-a-facelift-15080.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 13:03:18 GMTHyundai's quality pledge for i10<p>Hyundai is promising its new i10 will be even safer, comfier, roomier and quieter than the car's current version, and all at no extra cost.Half-a-dozen airbags will come as standard on all m ...</p><p><a href="hyundai-s-quality-pledge-for-i10-15081.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-s-quality-pledge-for-i10-15081.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-s-quality-pledge-for-i10-15081.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 13:03:18 GMTPump prices fail to cut inflation<p>The recent drop in fuel prices was offset by rising air fares last month as inflation went against market expectations and remained at 2.7%, official figures show. Policymakers had hoped to ...</p><p><a href="pump-prices-fail-to-cut-inflation-15077.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pump-prices-fail-to-cut-inflation-15077.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pump-prices-fail-to-cut-inflation-15077.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 13:23:35 GMTPolice clarify 20mph limit position<p>Road safety charity Brake has welcomed new police guidelines on enforcing the 20mph speed limits many local authorities are introducing in their areas.The Association of Chief Police Officer ...</p><p><a href="police-clarify-20mph-limit-position-15078.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-clarify-20mph-limit-position-15078.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-clarify-20mph-limit-position-15078.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 13:23:35 GMTSaucy solution to parking problem<p>A couple in Singapore took direct action against a neighbour's annoying parking habits, by 'staining' his vehicle with cooking sauces and food waste, a court has heard.Ng Choon Meng and his ...</p><p><a href="saucy-solution-to-parking-problem-15074.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/saucy-solution-to-parking-problem-15074.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/saucy-solution-to-parking-problem-15074.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 11:57:54 GMTGoodwood reveals 2014 festival date<p>Two important dates have been announced that fans of motor racing and classic cars will want to mark in their diaries - the Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival events. The ever-popular Fe ...</p><p><a href="goodwood-reveals-2014-festival-date-15075.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/goodwood-reveals-2014-festival-date-15075.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/goodwood-reveals-2014-festival-date-15075.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 11:57:54 GMTMazda responds with SE-L Lux model<p>Mazda has bowed to customer demand by adding the SE-L Lux trim to its CX-5 crossover model, providing the sunroof, electric driver's seat adjustment, leather upholstery and heated front seats as st ...</p><p><a href="mazda-responds-with-se-l-lux-model-15076.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda-responds-with-se-l-lux-model-15076.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda-responds-with-se-l-lux-model-15076.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2013 11:57:54 GMTAccess all areas with Peugeot 308<p>Motorists will be able to drive away a new Peugeot 308 for as little as £14,495 when it hits UK showrooms in January. The French car giant has streamlined its range to four models; Access, A ...</p><p><a href="access-all-areas-with-peugeot-308-15071.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/access-all-areas-with-peugeot-308-15071.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/access-all-areas-with-peugeot-308-15071.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 12:23:57 GMTSuccess for Renault at awards<p>Renault was the big winner at the Scottish Car of the Year awards, picking up gongs for three of its models.The Clio was crowned the best small car, with the Captur being named the best cros ...</p><p><a href="success-for-renault-at-awards-15072.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/success-for-renault-at-awards-15072.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/success-for-renault-at-awards-15072.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 12:23:57 GMTHybrid appeal for older generation<p>Hybrid cars are not only good for the environment they also boost your image, according to a US survey among older drivers.The research carried out by Baylor University in Texas shows social ...</p><p><a href="hybrid-appeal-for-older-generation-15073.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hybrid-appeal-for-older-generation-15073.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hybrid-appeal-for-older-generation-15073.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 12:23:57 GMTYoung motorists report welcomed<p>Road safety charity Brake says it 'wholeheartedly welcomes' a Government-commissioned report aimed at reducing the number of accidents involving young motorists.Proposals include preventing ...</p><p><a href="young-motorists-report-welcomed-15069.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-motorists-report-welcomed-15069.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-motorists-report-welcomed-15069.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 09:27:38 GMTUK to get 120 limited edition Audis<p>A limited edition Audi has been created in celebration of the company selling half a million vehicles from the TT line.Only 500 of the Audi TTS Limited Edition cars will be available, and th ...</p><p><a href="uk-to-get-120-limited-edition-audis-15070.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-to-get-120-limited-edition-audis-15070.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-to-get-120-limited-edition-audis-15070.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 09:27:38 GMTYoung drivers could face curfew<p>New proposals aimed at slashing the number of road accidents could see teenagers forced to wait an extra year to take their test and be restricted by a night-time curfew.One of the ideas bei ...</p><p><a href="young-drivers-could-face-curfew-15064.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers-could-face-curfew-15064.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers-could-face-curfew-15064.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 13:01:00 GMT'Fastest' diesel builds on BMW 3<p>A vehicle thought to be the fastest diesel production car in the world has been unveiled by Alpina, a company which works closely with BMW.The Aplina D3 Bi-Turbo is capable of speeds of 173m ...</p><p><a href="-fastest--diesel-builds-on-bmw-3-15065.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-fastest--diesel-builds-on-bmw-3-15065.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-fastest--diesel-builds-on-bmw-3-15065.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 13:01:00 GMTDrivers too casual about engine oil<p>Mobil and the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) are calling for drivers to pay more attention to the type of oil being put into their cars.Research from the groups reveals that just 4% o ...</p><p><a href="drivers-too-casual-about-engine-oil-15066.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-too-casual-about-engine-oil-15066.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-too-casual-about-engine-oil-15066.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 13:01:00 GMTRecord month for Jaguar Land Rover<p>Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has enjoyed another record sales month - its best-ever September.The motor company cashed in on 43,181 vehicles last month, an increase of 17% year-on-year.Jag ...</p><p><a href="record-month-for-jaguar-land-rover-15067.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/record-month-for-jaguar-land-rover-15067.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/record-month-for-jaguar-land-rover-15067.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 13:01:00 GMTExpert offers morning commute tips<p>The roads are busier than ever, with school traffic, darker mornings and earlier evenings adding further hazards to the daily commute.But the chief examiner from the Institute of Advanced Mo ...</p><p><a href="expert-offers-morning-commute-tips-15068.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/expert-offers-morning-commute-tips-15068.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/expert-offers-morning-commute-tips-15068.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 13:01:00 GMTCouncil backs local toll exemption<p>Councillors are calling for residents living near the site of the UK's first proposed toll road in a decade to be exempt from payments, as part of their battle for the new road improvements to be c ...</p><p><a href="council-backs-local-toll-exemption-15059.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/council-backs-local-toll-exemption-15059.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/council-backs-local-toll-exemption-15059.htmlThu, 10 Oct 2013 13:44:37 GMTLand Rover calls time on Defender<p>Last orders have been called on production of one of the most-loved and respected road vehicles, the Land Rover Defender - also a favourite with the Queen.The last Defender will be produced ...</p><p><a href="land-rover-calls-time-on-defender-15060.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/land-rover-calls-time-on-defender-15060.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/land-rover-calls-time-on-defender-15060.htmlThu, 10 Oct 2013 13:44:37 GMTFlanagan seen with expired tax disc<p>A former TV soap star has reportedly been spotted driving with an out-of-date tax disc.Helen Flanagan, who played Rosie Webster in Coronation Street and appeared on I'm A Celebrity, was at B ...</p><p><a href="flanagan-seen-with-expired-tax-disc-15061.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/flanagan-seen-with-expired-tax-disc-15061.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/flanagan-seen-with-expired-tax-disc-15061.htmlThu, 10 Oct 2013 13:44:37 GMTDriving offences review ordered<p>Guidelines governing the way serious driving offences are dealt with will be the subject of a review by the Sentencing Council.A particular case, of a couple killed while riding a tandem bic ...</p><p><a href="driving-offences-review-ordered-15062.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-offences-review-ordered-15062.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-offences-review-ordered-15062.htmlThu, 10 Oct 2013 13:44:37 GMTRoadworks 'damaging London tourism'<p>The large volume of roadworks in London is having a damaging effect on tourism, according to a former Chancellor.Lord Lamont of Lerwick told the House of Lords that ministers should look at ...</p><p><a href="roadworks--damaging-london-tourism--15063.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/roadworks--damaging-london-tourism--15063.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/roadworks--damaging-london-tourism--15063.htmlThu, 10 Oct 2013 13:44:37 GMTFake car insurance sales arrests<p>Dawn raids have led to 27 arrests around England in a clampdown on 'ghost-broker' car insurance scams.The operation involving 168 police officers saw 28 warrants executed in Leicestershire, ...</p><p><a href="fake-car-insurance-sales-arrests-15054.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fake-car-insurance-sales-arrests-15054.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fake-car-insurance-sales-arrests-15054.htmlWed, 09 Oct 2013 12:17:27 GMTCamera thwarts M25 insurance scam<p>A potential insurance scam was averted when a Smart Witness accident camera fitted on the dashboard of a lorry proved that a crash on the M25 had been deliberately set up.A Ford Galaxy was s ...</p><p><a href="camera-thwarts-m25-insurance-scam-15055.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/camera-thwarts-m25-insurance-scam-15055.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/camera-thwarts-m25-insurance-scam-15055.htmlWed, 09 Oct 2013 12:17:27 GMTMartin Johnson receives driving ban<p>Former England rugby captain Martin Johnson has been fined and disqualified from driving after he was caught going over 100mph on the M5.Taunton Magistrates' Court was told the 43-year-old, ...</p><p><a href="martin-johnson-receives-driving-ban-15056.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/martin-johnson-receives-driving-ban-15056.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/martin-johnson-receives-driving-ban-15056.htmlWed, 09 Oct 2013 12:17:27 GMT1963 Ferrari GTO bought for £32m<p>A Ferrari from the 1960s has become the most expensive car in the world.The 250 GTO racer, built in 1963, was bought for $52 million (£32m) by an as-yet unknown person.The car was pre ...</p><p><a href="1963-ferrari-gto-bought-for--32m-15057.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/1963-ferrari-gto-bought-for--32m-15057.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/1963-ferrari-gto-bought-for--32m-15057.htmlWed, 09 Oct 2013 12:17:27 GMTAward for woman who saved children<p>A lollipop lady who saved a group of children from an out-of-control car has been presented with an award to commemorate her brave act.Karin Williams, 50, is said to have dived in front of t ...</p><p><a href="award-for-woman-who-saved-children-15058.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/award-for-woman-who-saved-children-15058.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/award-for-woman-who-saved-children-15058.htmlWed, 09 Oct 2013 12:17:27 GMTWinter driving delay for motorists<p>Motorists have been urged to enjoy the warm weather and more settled driving conditions for a few days longer as many parts of the UK enjoy temperatures well above the seasonal average.The M ...</p><p><a href="winter-driving-delay-for-motorists-15049.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/winter-driving-delay-for-motorists-15049.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/winter-driving-delay-for-motorists-15049.htmlTue, 08 Oct 2013 08:10:26 GMTHuge demand for Top Gear Live show<p>With the initial run of three performances sold out in record time, Top Gear Live has announced an extra show in Glasgow to meet the huge demand.Ticket sales for the first three shows at Gla ...</p><p><a href="huge-demand-for-top-gear-live-show-15050.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/huge-demand-for-top-gear-live-show-15050.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/huge-demand-for-top-gear-live-show-15050.htmlTue, 08 Oct 2013 08:10:26 GMTAthlete lands two-year driving ban<p>Former world champion triple jumper Phillips Idowu has been banned from driving for two-years after being caught drink driving following a row at his home.Idowu, 34, from Epping, Essex plead ...</p><p><a href="athlete-lands-two-year-driving-ban-15051.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/athlete-lands-two-year-driving-ban-15051.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/athlete-lands-two-year-driving-ban-15051.htmlTue, 08 Oct 2013 08:10:26 GMTMP claims 3p for 0.06 mile car trip<p>A car journey of less than 100 metres has resulted in former Defence Secretary Liam Fox successfully claiming 3p of taxpayers' cash, according to expenses documents.The Conservative MP was t ...</p><p><a href="mp-claims-3p-for-0-06-mile-car-trip-15052.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-claims-3p-for-0-06-mile-car-trip-15052.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-claims-3p-for-0-06-mile-car-trip-15052.htmlTue, 08 Oct 2013 08:10:26 GMTForeign languages face driving ban<p>Learner drivers in the UK will be banned from taking their test in a foreign language after ministers expressed concerns that they are not able to read English road signs.Ministers fear that ...</p><p><a href="foreign-languages-face-driving-ban-15053.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/foreign-languages-face-driving-ban-15053.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/foreign-languages-face-driving-ban-15053.htmlTue, 08 Oct 2013 08:10:26 GMTHyundai ousts cigarette lighters<p>Hyundai will become the first motor manufacturer to replace cigarette lighter sockets with USB power points this month.This will affect all the South Korean firm's passenger cars and sports ...</p><p><a href="hyundai-ousts-cigarette-lighters-15044.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-ousts-cigarette-lighters-15044.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-ousts-cigarette-lighters-15044.htmlMon, 07 Oct 2013 10:21:10 GMTRingo Starr's Facel Vega for sale<p>A classic car that used to belong to Ringo Starr is to go under the hammer later this year.The Facel II model, manufactured by Facel Vega, has had a string of other famous owners in the past ...</p><p><a href="ringo-starr-s-facel-vega-for-sale-15045.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ringo-starr-s-facel-vega-for-sale-15045.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ringo-starr-s-facel-vega-for-sale-15045.htmlMon, 07 Oct 2013 10:21:10 GMTSessegnon given 20-month drive ban<p>A Premier League footballer has been banned from the roads for drink-driving, not having a licence and using a car without insurance.Stephane Sessegnon, who plays for West Bromwich Albion, c ...</p><p><a href="sessegnon-given-20-month-drive-ban-15046.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sessegnon-given-20-month-drive-ban-15046.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sessegnon-given-20-month-drive-ban-15046.htmlMon, 07 Oct 2013 10:21:10 GMTUK car sales hit five year high<p>Car sales in the UK have reached their highest level in five-and-a-half years, according to official figures.A total of 400,000 new cars were sold last month, the Society of Motor Manufactur ...</p><p><a href="uk-car-sales-hit-five-year-high-15047.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-car-sales-hit-five-year-high-15047.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-car-sales-hit-five-year-high-15047.htmlMon, 07 Oct 2013 10:21:10 GMTCouncils urged to drop yellow lines<p>The Government has launched a scheme to rid the streets of unsightly yellow lines and has asked councils to consider implementing restricted parking zones as an alternative.For many years lo ...</p><p><a href="councils-urged-to-drop-yellow-lines-15048.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/councils-urged-to-drop-yellow-lines-15048.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/councils-urged-to-drop-yellow-lines-15048.htmlMon, 07 Oct 2013 10:21:10 GMTDriver calls Bercow 'arrogant toff'<p>A disgruntled motorist has called Commons Speaker John Bercow an "arrogant toff" after claiming he clipped her parked car.Nathalie Pulford, 42, said she spotted Mr Bercow bump her car during ...</p><p><a href="driver-calls-bercow--arrogant-toff--15041.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driver-calls-bercow--arrogant-toff--15041.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driver-calls-bercow--arrogant-toff--15041.htmlFri, 04 Oct 2013 13:01:11 GMT20p makes tyre depth test easy<p>A simple '20p test' can stop motorists adding their names to the long list of people prosecuted for driving on defective tyres, a motoring safety organisation has advised.An average of over ...</p><p><a href="20p-makes-tyre-depth-test-easy-15042.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/20p-makes-tyre-depth-test-easy-15042.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/20p-makes-tyre-depth-test-easy-15042.htmlFri, 04 Oct 2013 13:01:11 GMTRapid Spaceback details revealed<p>Skoda has announced prices and specifications for the new Rapid Spaceback, which is due to hit showrooms in early 2014.Offering users exceptional practicality and space, the second model in ...</p><p><a href="rapid-spaceback-details-revealed-15043.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rapid-spaceback-details-revealed-15043.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rapid-spaceback-details-revealed-15043.htmlFri, 04 Oct 2013 13:01:11 GMTDriver duo take on Africa challenge<p>A pair of British adventurers have begun an attempt to drive 10,000 miles from London to Cape Town in under 10 days and set a new world record. Robert Belcher (58) and Stephen Cooper (53) ar ...</p><p><a href="driver-duo-take-on-africa-challenge-15039.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driver-duo-take-on-africa-challenge-15039.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driver-duo-take-on-africa-challenge-15039.htmlFri, 04 Oct 2013 08:54:42 GMTHow to buy a 'quality' used car<p>A new checklist has been put together to guide drivers when buying a used car.The tips have been compiled by IAM Drive &amp; Survive expert Simon Elstow, who advises buyers start by research ...</p><p><a href="how-to-buy-a--quality--used-car-15040.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/how-to-buy-a--quality--used-car-15040.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/how-to-buy-a--quality--used-car-15040.htmlFri, 04 Oct 2013 08:54:42 GMTI Want That Car starts on ITV4<p>A new TV series offering advice on how to buy a new car set off last night on ITV4.Wednesday's opening episode of I Want That Car came from Brands Hatch and featured Darren Smith, a man with ...</p><p><a href="i-want-that-car-starts-on-itv4-15036.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/i-want-that-car-starts-on-itv4-15036.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/i-want-that-car-starts-on-itv4-15036.htmlThu, 03 Oct 2013 10:48:18 GMTUninsured supercar seized by police<p>A luxury Lamborghini was the Metropolitan Police's biggest capture as it scoured the capital for uninsured vehicles.The supercar was pulled over in Newham, east London, for having no front n ...</p><p><a href="uninsured-supercar-seized-by-police-15037.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uninsured-supercar-seized-by-police-15037.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uninsured-supercar-seized-by-police-15037.htmlThu, 03 Oct 2013 10:48:18 GMTSkoda Superb crowned best tow car<p>The Skoda Superb Estate held off competition from the likes of Range Rover and Jaguar to win the Caravan Club's Tow Car of the Year award.The judges said the Superb stood out above the rest. ...</p><p><a href="skoda-superb-crowned-best-tow-car-15038.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skoda-superb-crowned-best-tow-car-15038.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skoda-superb-crowned-best-tow-car-15038.htmlThu, 03 Oct 2013 10:48:18 GMTStolen car contained Viking weapons<p>A hoard of Viking weapons and armour was inside a car when it was stolen.The red Nissan Micra, taken from Latimer Street in Leicester between 10.30pm on Saturday and 1.15pm on Tuesday, conta ...</p><p><a href="stolen-car-contained-viking-weapons-15034.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/stolen-car-contained-viking-weapons-15034.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/stolen-car-contained-viking-weapons-15034.htmlThu, 03 Oct 2013 10:00:22 GMTDrivers warned on car deal logbook<p>Drivers who are considering shelling out on a used car have been warned not to go through with any deal without securing the vehicle's logbook.According to used car information expert HPI, m ...</p><p><a href="drivers-warned-on-car-deal-logbook-15035.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-warned-on-car-deal-logbook-15035.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-warned-on-car-deal-logbook-15035.htmlThu, 03 Oct 2013 10:00:22 GMTCrackdown on distracted drivers<p>Having a shave, doing make-up and brushing teeth are just some of the bizarre things people get up to behind the wheel.Police recently prosecuted a total of 198 motorists for driving offence ...</p><p><a href="crackdown-on-distracted-drivers-15029.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/crackdown-on-distracted-drivers-15029.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/crackdown-on-distracted-drivers-15029.htmlWed, 02 Oct 2013 10:25:24 GMTStamp your name on passport contest<p>Honda is to send one lucky person on a journey of a lifetime worth £5,000 in its #HondaPassport competition. The contest involves Twitter and asks users to tweet photos that will be uploaded ...</p><p><a href="stamp-your-name-on-passport-contest-15030.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/stamp-your-name-on-passport-contest-15030.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/stamp-your-name-on-passport-contest-15030.htmlWed, 02 Oct 2013 10:25:24 GMTTop safety tips for older drivers<p>Drivers over the age of 75 are no more dangerous at the wheel than those in other age groups as long as their health and eyesight remain strong, according to an expert.Peter Rodger, the chie ...</p><p><a href="top-safety-tips-for-older-drivers-15031.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/top-safety-tips-for-older-drivers-15031.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/top-safety-tips-for-older-drivers-15031.htmlWed, 02 Oct 2013 10:25:24 GMTIAM calls for road safety focus<p>A road safety charity has called on the Conservative Party to publish its long-awaited Green Paper on new drivers as quickly as possible.The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) made the ap ...</p><p><a href="iam-calls-for-road-safety-focus-15032.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-calls-for-road-safety-focus-15032.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-calls-for-road-safety-focus-15032.htmlWed, 02 Oct 2013 10:25:24 GMTPolice receive speeding apology<p>A motorist has contacted police to apologise for committing a speeding offence, even though he did not face any prosecution.Officers at the Birmingham North local policing unit had issued a ...</p><p><a href="police-receive-speeding-apology-15033.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-receive-speeding-apology-15033.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-receive-speeding-apology-15033.htmlWed, 02 Oct 2013 10:25:24 GMTOsborne commits to fuel duty freeze<p>George Osborne intends to freeze fuel duty until May 2015 - as long as he can find the savings the Government needs to be able to afford it.Speaking at the Conservative party conference in M ...</p><p><a href="osborne-commits-to-fuel-duty-freeze-15024.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/osborne-commits-to-fuel-duty-freeze-15024.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/osborne-commits-to-fuel-duty-freeze-15024.htmlTue, 01 Oct 2013 12:10:29 GMTAdvice issued to Blue Badge owners<p>With parking spaces at a premium, Blue Badge holders are being given tips on getting the most out of their much-needed spots.IAM, the road safety charity, has issued motoring advice from the ...</p><p><a href="advice-issued-to-blue-badge-owners-15025.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/advice-issued-to-blue-badge-owners-15025.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/advice-issued-to-blue-badge-owners-15025.htmlTue, 01 Oct 2013 12:10:29 GMT253,000 vehicles fail first MoT<p>New figures have shown that more than a quarter of a million vehicles failed their first MOT between January and August this year.Vehicle Operation and Services Agency data reveals that 253, ...</p><p><a href="253-000-vehicles-fail-first-mot-15026.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/253-000-vehicles-fail-first-mot-15026.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/253-000-vehicles-fail-first-mot-15026.htmlTue, 01 Oct 2013 12:10:29 GMTSoccer ace Jenas loses six-pointer<p>A former England footballer has been fined £600 and given six penalty points on his driving licence after failing to give information to police.Queens Park Rangers' Jermaine Jenas was prosec ...</p><p><a href="soccer-ace-jenas-loses-six-pointer-15027.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/soccer-ace-jenas-loses-six-pointer-15027.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/soccer-ace-jenas-loses-six-pointer-15027.htmlTue, 01 Oct 2013 12:10:29 GMTMichelin to release new food guide<p>Michelin will launch its 2014 Guide to Great Britain &amp; Ireland next week which will allow drivers to find Michelin-awarded restaurants while travelling the country.The book version of th ...</p><p><a href="michelin-to-release-new-food-guide-15028.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/michelin-to-release-new-food-guide-15028.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/michelin-to-release-new-food-guide-15028.htmlTue, 01 Oct 2013 12:10:29 GMTMinister reopens 80mph speed debate<p>Transport Minister Stephen Hammond has acknowledged that the shelved idea of an 80mph motorway speed limit will need to be revisited - while skilfully avoiding the question of whether he had ever d ...</p><p><a href="minister-reopens-80mph-speed-debate-15022.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/minister-reopens-80mph-speed-debate-15022.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/minister-reopens-80mph-speed-debate-15022.htmlMon, 30 Sep 2013 11:38:21 GMTGirls love men driving 'green' cars<p>Most women think men are arrogant when they turn up to dates in expensive sports cars and most would prefer a potential partner to have a more environmentally-friendly ride, according to a new poll ...</p><p><a href="girls-love-men-driving--green--cars-15023.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/girls-love-men-driving--green--cars-15023.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/girls-love-men-driving--green--cars-15023.htmlMon, 30 Sep 2013 11:38:21 GMTLondon traffic stalled by sheep<p>An ancient right carried out by the Lord Mayor of the City of London and involving 20 sheep resulted in gridlocked traffic in the centre of the capital on Sunday.Passers-by flocked to see th ...</p><p><a href="london-traffic-stalled-by-sheep-15019.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-traffic-stalled-by-sheep-15019.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-traffic-stalled-by-sheep-15019.htmlMon, 30 Sep 2013 10:59:22 GMTYoung drivers' greater injury risk<p>People in the 20-24 year-old age bracket are almost twice as likely to be injured in a road accident compared to the national adult average, according to new figures.Government statistics is ...</p><p><a href="young-drivers--greater-injury-risk-15020.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers--greater-injury-risk-15020.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers--greater-injury-risk-15020.htmlMon, 30 Sep 2013 10:59:22 GMTFuturistic in-car system launched<p>Drivers will soon be able to use their smartphones to access a range of new in-car infotainment and navigation services.Owners can connect to an array of applications in-car, via USB or Blue ...</p><p><a href="futuristic-in-car-system-launched-15021.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/futuristic-in-car-system-launched-15021.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/futuristic-in-car-system-launched-15021.htmlMon, 30 Sep 2013 10:59:22 GMTMustang is the desirable classic<p>The Ford Mustang has beaten off competition from a host of iconic brands to become Europe's most desirable classic car, according to an online poll.AutoScout24, an online car portal surveyed ...</p><p><a href="mustang-is-the-desirable-classic-15014.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mustang-is-the-desirable-classic-15014.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mustang-is-the-desirable-classic-15014.htmlFri, 27 Sep 2013 15:20:30 GMTQoros of approval for car safety<p>New Chinese car manufacturer Qoros is scoring high in vehicle safety with its first car, the 3 saloon.It has been awarded a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating, including 95% in adult occupant ...</p><p><a href="qoros-of-approval-for-car-safety-15015.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/qoros-of-approval-for-car-safety-15015.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/qoros-of-approval-for-car-safety-15015.htmlFri, 27 Sep 2013 15:20:30 GMTUK road accidents 'may cost £34bn'<p>The UK could face an annual bill of over £34 billion from road accidents, the latest Government estimates suggest.Although reported accidents in 2012 cost an estimated £15.12 billion, accord ...</p><p><a href="uk-road-accidents--may-cost--34bn--15016.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-road-accidents--may-cost--34bn--15016.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-road-accidents--may-cost--34bn--15016.htmlFri, 27 Sep 2013 15:20:30 GMTSpending rise hailed as 'recovery'<p>Household spending in the UK has increased by 0.3%, or £661 million, between April and June, fuelled by car buyers, official statistics show.The rise is the smallest recorded for three conse ...</p><p><a href="spending-rise-hailed-as--recovery--15017.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/spending-rise-hailed-as--recovery--15017.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/spending-rise-hailed-as--recovery--15017.htmlFri, 27 Sep 2013 15:20:30 GMTBid to ban 'illegal CCTV cash cows'<p>The practice of councils using CCTV cameras to fine motorists could be made illegal under plans unveiled this week.Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles said they are breaking the law by u ...</p><p><a href="bid-to-ban--illegal-cctv-cash-cows--15018.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bid-to-ban--illegal-cctv-cash-cows--15018.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bid-to-ban--illegal-cctv-cash-cows--15018.htmlFri, 27 Sep 2013 15:20:30 GMTMG unveils £99 MG3 finance deals<p>The new MG3 supermini will be available from £99 a month, the manufacturer has announced.The offer applies regardless of trim level and allows buyers to spread the resulting costs over a thr ...</p><p><a href="mg-unveils--99-mg3-finance-deals-15009.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mg-unveils--99-mg3-finance-deals-15009.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mg-unveils--99-mg3-finance-deals-15009.htmlThu, 26 Sep 2013 08:40:25 GMTSchool driving lessons rolled out<p>A scheme to teach children about motoring and give them practical driving experience is being rolled out across the UK.The Young Driver at School initiative blends theory work with off-road ...</p><p><a href="school-driving-lessons-rolled-out-15010.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/school-driving-lessons-rolled-out-15010.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/school-driving-lessons-rolled-out-15010.htmlThu, 26 Sep 2013 08:40:25 GMTLohan's mum on drink-driving charge<p>Lindsay Lohan's mother has pleaded not guilty to speeding and drink-driving charges.Dina Lohan left a New York court in a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce after a judge suspended her licence, ci ...</p><p><a href="lohan-s-mum-on-drink-driving-charge-15011.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lohan-s-mum-on-drink-driving-charge-15011.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lohan-s-mum-on-drink-driving-charge-15011.htmlThu, 26 Sep 2013 08:40:25 GMTPoll indicates main motoring moans<p>Careless or inconsiderate drivers who suddenly brake and turn without indicating have the most annoying motoring habit, a new study has found. Research commissioned by First Bus in Mancheste ...</p><p><a href="poll-indicates-main-motoring-moans-15012.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/poll-indicates-main-motoring-moans-15012.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/poll-indicates-main-motoring-moans-15012.htmlThu, 26 Sep 2013 08:40:25 GMTPreparation key to passing MOT<p>The potential for failing an MOT is being highlighted this month as the new registration plate is introduced.The Vehicle Operator Services Agency says that every September and March, the two ...</p><p><a href="preparation-key-to-passing-mot-15013.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/preparation-key-to-passing-mot-15013.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/preparation-key-to-passing-mot-15013.htmlThu, 26 Sep 2013 08:40:25 GMTIAM wants clear road safety targets<p>A road safety charity is calling on Labour to back targets for reducing injuries and deaths on the road at its Party Conference.The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) believes a target-le ...</p><p><a href="iam-wants-clear-road-safety-targets-15004.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-wants-clear-road-safety-targets-15004.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-wants-clear-road-safety-targets-15004.htmlWed, 25 Sep 2013 11:22:30 GMTJaguar leads £100m innovation drive<p>Jaguar Land Rover is to invest around £50 million on a state-of-the-art, technology, innovation and education centre at the University of Warwick to develop technologically-advanced vehicles of the ...</p><p><a href="jaguar-leads--100m-innovation-drive-15005.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-leads--100m-innovation-drive-15005.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-leads--100m-innovation-drive-15005.htmlWed, 25 Sep 2013 11:22:30 GMTBuy the latest Ford.. via Facebook<p>Ford is targeting savvy car buyers with its limited edition, gadget-packed EcoSport compact crossover by selling it on Facebook. Social media users can visit the EcoSport Facebook page and r ...</p><p><a href="buy-the-latest-ford---via-facebook-15006.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/buy-the-latest-ford---via-facebook-15006.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/buy-the-latest-ford---via-facebook-15006.htmlWed, 25 Sep 2013 11:22:30 GMTDVA closure could lose 500 jobs<p>Over 500 jobs could be lost in Northern Ireland if the Government pushes ahead with plans to close the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) in Coleraine.Officials in Westminster are currently con ...</p><p><a href="dva-closure-could-lose-500-jobs-15007.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dva-closure-could-lose-500-jobs-15007.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dva-closure-could-lose-500-jobs-15007.htmlWed, 25 Sep 2013 11:22:30 GMTNew Porsche models on show soon<p>Porsche's new 911 Cabriolet models combine the dynamism of the newly-updated 911 Turbo and the satisfaction provided by an open-top sports car, according to their maker.The Cabriolet version ...</p><p><a href="new-porsche-models-on-show-soon-15008.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-porsche-models-on-show-soon-15008.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-porsche-models-on-show-soon-15008.htmlWed, 25 Sep 2013 11:22:30 GMTCar service costs 'are coming down'<p>Motorists are typically paying 10% less than last year to have their cars serviced thanks to increasing competition, according to a new poll. The survey by Warranty Direct has found that dri ...</p><p><a href="car-service-costs--are-coming-down--15001.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-service-costs--are-coming-down--15001.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-service-costs--are-coming-down--15001.htmlTue, 24 Sep 2013 10:53:50 GMTParking costs chestnuts not peanuts<p>Rising parking costs can be something of an old chestnut - but now a northern company is asking drivers to pay in new ones.Along with petrol, tax, insurance and <a href="http://www. ...</p><p><a href="parking-costs-chestnuts-not-peanuts-15002.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parking-costs-chestnuts-not-peanuts-15002.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parking-costs-chestnuts-not-peanuts-15002.htmlTue, 24 Sep 2013 10:53:50 GMTMondeo in 20th year at the top<p>This year marks the 20th anniversary of a modern legend - and the success of the Ford Mondeo shows no sign of fading.The Mondeo is so ingrained in British life it has entered the English lan ...</p><p><a href="mondeo-in-20th-year-at-the-top-15003.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mondeo-in-20th-year-at-the-top-15003.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mondeo-in-20th-year-at-the-top-15003.htmlTue, 24 Sep 2013 10:53:50 GMTFlyover to shut for repair work<p>Motorists driving into London could face disruption to their journeys next year as roadworks are carried out on a major route into the capital. The Hammersmith Flyover on the A4 in west Lond ...</p><p><a href="flyover-to-shut-for-repair-work-14999.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/flyover-to-shut-for-repair-work-14999.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/flyover-to-shut-for-repair-work-14999.htmlTue, 24 Sep 2013 09:20:55 GMTTriumph heralds bidding frenzy<p>Auctioneers are expecting a bidding frenzy when a 52-year-old rare classic car with just 20 miles on the clock goes under the hammer on Saturday. The Triumph Herald is in perfect condition a ...</p><p><a href="triumph-heralds-bidding-frenzy-15000.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/triumph-heralds-bidding-frenzy-15000.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/triumph-heralds-bidding-frenzy-15000.htmlTue, 24 Sep 2013 09:20:55 GMTL-drivers must check on instructors<p>Almost 40 driving instructors have been convicted for operating illegally in recent years, according to new figures.The revelation has prompted the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) to urge lea ...</p><p><a href="l-drivers-must-check-on-instructors-14997.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/l-drivers-must-check-on-instructors-14997.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/l-drivers-must-check-on-instructors-14997.htmlMon, 23 Sep 2013 11:39:36 GMTAston Martin among 'coolest' brands<p>Aston Martin has been named Britain's coolest brand in an annual survey.The luxury car manufacturer came second only to Apple in the CoolBrands list, which was voted for by 3,000 consumers a ...</p><p><a href="aston-martin-among--coolest--brands-14998.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/aston-martin-among--coolest--brands-14998.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/aston-martin-among--coolest--brands-14998.htmlMon, 23 Sep 2013 11:39:36 GMTVehicles 'outgrowing parking bays'<p>Motorists are increasingly forking out for repairs to scuffed and scratched paintwork as today's cars have increased in width compared to 20 years ago - but car parking spaces have stayed the same, ...</p><p><a href="vehicles--outgrowing-parking-bays--14994.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vehicles--outgrowing-parking-bays--14994.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vehicles--outgrowing-parking-bays--14994.htmlMon, 23 Sep 2013 09:51:13 GMTSealant 'can cut tyre repair costs'<p>A company has developed a gel-like substance which it believes can help reduce tyre repair costs.Puncture Safe is a safety product which can be installed into any size of tyre.Its mak ...</p><p><a href="sealant--can-cut-tyre-repair-costs--14995.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sealant--can-cut-tyre-repair-costs--14995.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sealant--can-cut-tyre-repair-costs--14995.htmlMon, 23 Sep 2013 09:51:13 GMTSee-through car reveals safety tech<p>A pioneering car company used a transparent acrylic car 'driven' by models to demonstrate its range of new safety technologies at the Frankfurt Motor Show, which came to an end this weekend. ...</p><p><a href="see-through-car-reveals-safety-tech-14996.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/see-through-car-reveals-safety-tech-14996.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/see-through-car-reveals-safety-tech-14996.htmlMon, 23 Sep 2013 09:51:13 GMTExpert tips for driving back to uni<p>The first semester in higher education is just around the corner and students and parents all over the country are preparing for some long drives to UK university cities. The nation's top ad ...</p><p><a href="expert-tips-for-driving-back-to-uni-14992.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/expert-tips-for-driving-back-to-uni-14992.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/expert-tips-for-driving-back-to-uni-14992.htmlFri, 20 Sep 2013 10:41:17 GMTOlympian beats Octavia in road race<p>Olympic Gold medallist Ed Clancy proved that two wheels are better than four by winning a unique road challenge against a Skoda Octavia vRS. Part of the Tour of Britain stage one route was u ...</p><p><a href="olympian-beats-octavia-in-road-race-14993.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/olympian-beats-octavia-in-road-race-14993.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/olympian-beats-octavia-in-road-race-14993.htmlFri, 20 Sep 2013 10:41:17 GMTMost car firms to 'miss CO2 goals'<p>All but four major car manufacturers are on course to miss the EU's carbon dioxide emissions target for 2020, new research suggests.Renault, Toyota, PSA Peugeot Citroen, and Fiat are the onl ...</p><p><a href="most-car-firms-to--miss-co2-goals--14989.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/most-car-firms-to--miss-co2-goals--14989.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/most-car-firms-to--miss-co2-goals--14989.htmlFri, 20 Sep 2013 09:48:38 GMTLexus unveils new GS 300h hybrid<p>Lexus is adding the new GS 300h to its selection of premium luxury saloons, claiming owners could save as much as £2,000 a year on the expense of owning other cars in its class. The GS 300h' ...</p><p><a href="lexus-unveils-new-gs-300h-hybrid-14990.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lexus-unveils-new-gs-300h-hybrid-14990.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lexus-unveils-new-gs-300h-hybrid-14990.htmlFri, 20 Sep 2013 09:48:38 GMTUK car production continues to grow<p>The rate of UK car production continues to increase, with August seeing 91,282 new cars built, an increase of 16.2% - or 12,705 models - on the same period last year, according to latest figures.</ ...</p><p><a href="uk-car-production-continues-to-grow-14991.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-car-production-continues-to-grow-14991.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-car-production-continues-to-grow-14991.htmlFri, 20 Sep 2013 09:48:38 GMTInventor's vision for safe steering<p>A new steering wheel system could put an end to drivers making unsafe hand-over-hand movements when manoeuvring, its inventor claims. Steering modern vehicles can take two and a half turns o ...</p><p><a href="inventor-s-vision-for-safe-steering-14987.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/inventor-s-vision-for-safe-steering-14987.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/inventor-s-vision-for-safe-steering-14987.htmlThu, 19 Sep 2013 11:20:59 GMTSafety award for child-friendly car<p>A family-friendly new car has been awarded a five-star rating by an EU safety testing body.The Seat Leon ST joins the Leon five-door hatchback in receiving the top safety rating from Euro NC ...</p><p><a href="safety-award-for-child-friendly-car-14988.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/safety-award-for-child-friendly-car-14988.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/safety-award-for-child-friendly-car-14988.htmlThu, 19 Sep 2013 11:20:59 GMTUsed car sales reach new high<p>Used car sales figures rose by 6.4% last year, faster than those of new cars and enough to return the market to the kind of levels seen before the recession, data just released shows. The la ...</p><p><a href="used-car-sales-reach-new-high-14984.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-sales-reach-new-high-14984.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-sales-reach-new-high-14984.htmlThu, 19 Sep 2013 08:26:18 GMTWarning over dangerous used cars<p>HPI has warned motorists to be vigilant when buying a used car as criminals are disguising write-offs as bargains.Vehicle checks by HPI in 2012 found one in 33 were a write-off, which works ...</p><p><a href="warning-over-dangerous-used-cars-14985.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/warning-over-dangerous-used-cars-14985.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/warning-over-dangerous-used-cars-14985.htmlThu, 19 Sep 2013 08:26:18 GMTLondon trials all-electric van<p>The local authority covering central London's "Square Mile" has become one of the first organisations to trial the 100% electric Nissan e-NV200 van.The test is part of its efforts to reduce ...</p><p><a href="london-trials-all-electric-van-14986.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-trials-all-electric-van-14986.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-trials-all-electric-van-14986.htmlThu, 19 Sep 2013 08:26:18 GMTEuropean car sales hit new low<p>Car sales across the European Union continue to fall despite the recent upturn in economic growth.Figures from the European Auto Manufacturers' Association (EAMA) reveal that new car registr ...</p><p><a href="european-car-sales-hit-new-low-14979.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/european-car-sales-hit-new-low-14979.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/european-car-sales-hit-new-low-14979.htmlWed, 18 Sep 2013 11:11:28 GMTRenault Clio singled out for praise<p>Motoring experts who awarded the Clio Renaultsport 200 Cup a prestigious award have described it as one of the best ever in its class.After the popular model was named as the best Fun Car in ...</p><p><a href="renault-clio-singled-out-for-praise-14980.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-clio-singled-out-for-praise-14980.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-clio-singled-out-for-praise-14980.htmlWed, 18 Sep 2013 11:11:28 GMTQashqia named 'best SUV' again<p>The Nissan Qashqai has been crowned best SUV for the third year in a row at What Car? magazine's Used Car Awards.The British-built family car was praised for its stylish looks and safety fea ...</p><p><a href="qashqia-named--best-suv--again-14981.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/qashqia-named--best-suv--again-14981.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/qashqia-named--best-suv--again-14981.htmlWed, 18 Sep 2013 11:11:28 GMTIAM wants tougher phone sanctions<p>A road safety charity has called for motorists convicted of causing death by dangerous driving while using mobile phones to receive harsher penalties.The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM ...</p><p><a href="iam-wants-tougher-phone-sanctions-14982.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-wants-tougher-phone-sanctions-14982.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-wants-tougher-phone-sanctions-14982.htmlWed, 18 Sep 2013 11:11:28 GMTVW Golf earns What Car? prizes<p>The Volkswagen Golf has been crowned Used Car of the Year and Used Family Car of the Year at the 2013 What Car? awards.The Golf saw off competition from its rivals courtesy of a number of fa ...</p><p><a href="vw-golf-earns-what-car--prizes-14983.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-golf-earns-what-car--prizes-14983.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-golf-earns-what-car--prizes-14983.htmlWed, 18 Sep 2013 11:11:28 GMTTouring's new take on classic Alfa<p>The Alfa Romeo Disco Volante sports car has been given the Touring touch with a new modern version to mark the 60th anniversary of the original model. Exclusive Italian coachbuilder Touring ...</p><p><a href="touring-s-new-take-on-classic-alfa-14974.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/touring-s-new-take-on-classic-alfa-14974.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/touring-s-new-take-on-classic-alfa-14974.htmlTue, 17 Sep 2013 10:54:14 GMTDrayson team heads to US for record<p>A team of engineers which recently broke the British land speed record for an electric car are taking it across the Atlantic to see if they can go even faster.In June the team, headed by Lor ...</p><p><a href="drayson-team-heads-to-us-for-record-14975.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drayson-team-heads-to-us-for-record-14975.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drayson-team-heads-to-us-for-record-14975.htmlTue, 17 Sep 2013 10:54:14 GMTDriver caught reading on the M6<p>A motorist said that he hopes the police "throw the book" at a fellow driver that he caught reading on the M6 in Cheshire.Computer engineer Chris Ashton, 26, from Manchester, was horrified w ...</p><p><a href="driver-caught-reading-on-the-m6-14976.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driver-caught-reading-on-the-m6-14976.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driver-caught-reading-on-the-m6-14976.htmlTue, 17 Sep 2013 10:54:14 GMTDrivers planning to skip service<p>Over a third of motorists (39%) are thinking of compromising road safety by skipping their car's next service, according to a new poll.Kwik Fit's findings mean that for almost 13 million UK ...</p><p><a href="drivers-planning-to-skip-service-14977.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-planning-to-skip-service-14977.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-planning-to-skip-service-14977.htmlTue, 17 Sep 2013 10:54:14 GMTCity's 20mph plan backed by charity<p>Sustrans has backed proposals to reduce speed limits in the City of London to 20mph.The charity, which promotes travelling by foot, bike or public transport, was responding to last Thursday' ...</p><p><a href="city-s-20mph-plan-backed-by-charity-14978.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/city-s-20mph-plan-backed-by-charity-14978.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/city-s-20mph-plan-backed-by-charity-14978.htmlTue, 17 Sep 2013 10:54:14 GMTPrice cut to spark Ampera interest<p>Vauxhall is slashing the price of its Ampera electric car by £3,500 to attract more motorists keen on helping the environment. The new starting price of £28,750 includes the £5,000 Plug-In C ...</p><p><a href="price-cut-to-spark-ampera-interest-14969.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/price-cut-to-spark-ampera-interest-14969.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/price-cut-to-spark-ampera-interest-14969.htmlMon, 16 Sep 2013 13:52:12 GMTCorrupt court official sentenced<p>A rogue court worker helped more than 70 motorists to falsify their driving records and escape bans.Corrupt official David Kelly operated the scam from his workplace in the administration de ...</p><p><a href="corrupt-court-official-sentenced-14970.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/corrupt-court-official-sentenced-14970.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/corrupt-court-official-sentenced-14970.htmlMon, 16 Sep 2013 13:52:12 GMTFiat 500L MPW on sale in Britain<p>The Fiat 500L MPW is now on sale in the UK from £15,795.The new model is available in either five-seat or seven-seat configuration. It provides 638 litres of boot space, while passengers wil ...</p><p><a href="fiat-500l-mpw-on-sale-in-britain-14971.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fiat-500l-mpw-on-sale-in-britain-14971.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fiat-500l-mpw-on-sale-in-britain-14971.htmlMon, 16 Sep 2013 13:52:12 GMTNote-worthy achievement for Nissan<p>Production of the new Nissan Note has started in Sunderland this week, cementing the record-breaking plant's standing as the UK's biggest car factory.Nissan's £125 million investment saw off ...</p><p><a href="note-worthy-achievement-for-nissan-14972.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/note-worthy-achievement-for-nissan-14972.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/note-worthy-achievement-for-nissan-14972.htmlMon, 16 Sep 2013 13:52:12 GMTDrivers warned as autumn blows in<p>Gale force winds and rain have battered the UK, causing minor travel disruption in some parts of the country.Western Scotland, north-west England and Northern Ireland experienced the worst o ...</p><p><a href="drivers-warned-as-autumn-blows-in-14973.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-warned-as-autumn-blows-in-14973.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-warned-as-autumn-blows-in-14973.htmlMon, 16 Sep 2013 13:52:12 GMTScotland targets electric car boost<p>The Scottish Government has unveiled plans to increase the number of active electric vehicles.The new "roadmap" aims to ensure there are no emissions from petrol and diesel vehicles in towns ...</p><p><a href="scotland-targets-electric-car-boost-14964.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scotland-targets-electric-car-boost-14964.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scotland-targets-electric-car-boost-14964.htmlFri, 13 Sep 2013 12:49:49 GMTPope Francis gets mini Popemobile<p>Pope Francis could soon be seen driving around in a 1984 Renault 4.Vatican spokesman, Father Ciro Benedettini, said the Pope intends to get behind the wheel of the motor, instead of being fe ...</p><p><a href="pope-francis-gets-mini-popemobile-14965.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pope-francis-gets-mini-popemobile-14965.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pope-francis-gets-mini-popemobile-14965.htmlFri, 13 Sep 2013 12:49:49 GMTTop road tips for autumn roads<p>Road safety tips on coping with autumn's cooler and wetter weather have been issued by the Institute of Advanced Motorists - including the importance of clearing condensation or ice from windscreen ...</p><p><a href="top-road-tips-for-autumn-roads-14966.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/top-road-tips-for-autumn-roads-14966.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/top-road-tips-for-autumn-roads-14966.htmlFri, 13 Sep 2013 12:49:49 GMT£20 yearly crossing fee on Thames<p>Access to a major tolled Thames crossing in the east London area will go on offer for an annual £20 charge to residents and businesses.The change will help small businesses around the Dartfo ...</p><p><a href="-20-yearly-crossing-fee-on-thames-14967.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-20-yearly-crossing-fee-on-thames-14967.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-20-yearly-crossing-fee-on-thames-14967.htmlFri, 13 Sep 2013 12:49:49 GMTMP warns over electric car claims<p>Injuries linked to electric car charging points on the road or in car parks will not lead to legal blame being attached to councils in London, an ex-roads minister has said.A new Bill gives ...</p><p><a href="mp-warns-over-electric-car-claims-14968.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-warns-over-electric-car-claims-14968.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-warns-over-electric-car-claims-14968.htmlFri, 13 Sep 2013 12:49:49 GMTSoccer star Tiote pleads not guilty<p>Premier League footballer Cheick Tiote has appeared in court charged with using a false Belgian driving licence.The 27-year-old is also facing charges of making a false statement to obtain c ...</p><p><a href="soccer-star-tiote-pleads-not-guilty-14963.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/soccer-star-tiote-pleads-not-guilty-14963.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/soccer-star-tiote-pleads-not-guilty-14963.htmlThu, 12 Sep 2013 12:16:24 GMTEvent celebrates designated drivers<p>The dangers of drink-driving are to be highlighted at a Europe-wide event next month.The European Night Without Accident will be marked in Britain in Luton, where an evening celebration will ...</p><p><a href="event-celebrates-designated-drivers-14958.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/event-celebrates-designated-drivers-14958.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/event-celebrates-designated-drivers-14958.htmlThu, 12 Sep 2013 11:04:50 GMTFerrari confirm Raikkonen switch<p>Former F1 world champion Kimi Raikkonen is to race for Ferrari again next season after his move from Lotus to replace Felipe Massa was confirmed by the Italian racing team.Finn Raikkonen has ...</p><p><a href="ferrari-confirm-raikkonen-switch-14959.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ferrari-confirm-raikkonen-switch-14959.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ferrari-confirm-raikkonen-switch-14959.htmlThu, 12 Sep 2013 11:04:50 GMTNew Quattro is homage to classic<p>A car which paid tribute to a 1980s classic was one of the stars of the Frankfurt Motor Show.Audi's Sport Quattro Concept with 690bhp is likely to sit above its R8 model but has some of the ...</p><p><a href="new-quattro-is-homage-to-classic-14960.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-quattro-is-homage-to-classic-14960.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-quattro-is-homage-to-classic-14960.htmlThu, 12 Sep 2013 11:04:50 GMTSoccer star Tiote due in court<p>A Premier League star is to appear before a judge charged with a total of five offences.Cheick Tiote, of Newcastle United, is accused of using a false Belgian driving licence as a form of ID ...</p><p><a href="soccer-star-tiote-due-in-court-14961.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/soccer-star-tiote-due-in-court-14961.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/soccer-star-tiote-due-in-court-14961.htmlThu, 12 Sep 2013 11:04:50 GMTNissan unveils new X-Trail SUV<p>Nissan has showcased its next generation X-Trail SUV at the Frankfurt Motor Show, a vehicle it hopes will compete with hatchbacks and saloons as well as rival SUVs.There should be more space ...</p><p><a href="nissan-unveils-new-x-trail-suv-14962.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-unveils-new-x-trail-suv-14962.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-unveils-new-x-trail-suv-14962.htmlThu, 12 Sep 2013 11:04:50 GMTRod rocks up late for royal event<p>Rod Stewart had to apologise to Prince Charles after heavy traffic caused him to show up late for a Prince's Trust event in London.The veteran rocker and wife, Penny Lancaster, arrived 10 mi ...</p><p><a href="rod-rocks-up-late-for-royal-event-14956.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rod-rocks-up-late-for-royal-event-14956.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rod-rocks-up-late-for-royal-event-14956.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 11:31:36 GMTHyundai unveils next generation i10<p>Hyundai has unveiled the next generation i10 - the company's all European A-segment car.The new model is in keeping with Hyundai Motor's European focus, offering segment-leading space and le ...</p><p><a href="hyundai-unveils-next-generation-i10-14957.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-unveils-next-generation-i10-14957.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-unveils-next-generation-i10-14957.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 11:31:36 GMTFraud warning over licence snaps<p>Drivers who post pictures of their driving licences on social media sites are at a considerable risk of becoming the victims of identity fraud, according to the DVLA. It has discovered that ...</p><p><a href="fraud-warning-over-licence-snaps-14953.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fraud-warning-over-licence-snaps-14953.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fraud-warning-over-licence-snaps-14953.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 08:49:42 GMTBrake system can prevent pile-ups<p>The widespread use of new automatic braking technologies could reduce, or cut out altogether, multiple vehicle accidents such as the recent pile-up on the Isle of Sheppey crossing, according to exp ...</p><p><a href="brake-system-can-prevent-pile-ups-14954.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brake-system-can-prevent-pile-ups-14954.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brake-system-can-prevent-pile-ups-14954.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 08:49:42 GMTJaguar reveals its first 4x4 SUV<p>Jaguar is set to upset the traditionalists and fill a significant hole in its line-up by adding its first 4x4 SUV, the C-X17. The luxury car manufacturer is still classing the C-X17 as a con ...</p><p><a href="jaguar-reveals-its-first-4x4-suv-14955.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-reveals-its-first-4x4-suv-14955.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-reveals-its-first-4x4-suv-14955.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 08:49:42 GMTBidder wins epic duel for Bond car<p>A wealthy buyer demonstrated the kind of calculated nerve James Bond himself would have been proud of when they won the bid for the 'submarine car' used in the movie The Spy Who Loved Me for £550,0 ...</p><p><a href="bidder-wins-epic-duel-for-bond-car-14948.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bidder-wins-epic-duel-for-bond-car-14948.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bidder-wins-epic-duel-for-bond-car-14948.htmlTue, 10 Sep 2013 10:43:22 GMTMan held after M25 bomb threats<p>A 27-year-old man arrested over a hoax bomb threat that brought the M25 Dartford Crossing to a standstill is being held under the Mental Health Act.Kent Police say the man, from Bournemouth, ...</p><p><a href="man-held-after-m25-bomb-threats-14949.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/man-held-after-m25-bomb-threats-14949.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/man-held-after-m25-bomb-threats-14949.htmlTue, 10 Sep 2013 10:43:22 GMTJaguar expansion creates 1,700 jobs<p>Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is investing £1.5 billion in the development of innovative new metals for its vehicles and will bring 1,700 brand new jobs to its Solihull site.The company wants to u ...</p><p><a href="jaguar-expansion-creates-1-700-jobs-14950.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-expansion-creates-1-700-jobs-14950.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-expansion-creates-1-700-jobs-14950.htmlTue, 10 Sep 2013 10:43:22 GMTNissan gets smart with watch idea<p>Nissan is producing a smartwatch especially for drivers which can display facts on the performance of their car alongside their own biometrics. The Nissan Nismo monitors the heart rate, temp ...</p><p><a href="nissan-gets-smart-with-watch-idea-14951.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-gets-smart-with-watch-idea-14951.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-gets-smart-with-watch-idea-14951.htmlTue, 10 Sep 2013 10:43:22 GMTNew motorway toll scheme unveiled<p>The Highways Agency wants to build Britain's first new toll road for a decade in order to help cut traffic congestion, it has revealed. According to the organisation motorists could have to ...</p><p><a href="new-motorway-toll-scheme-unveiled-14952.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-motorway-toll-scheme-unveiled-14952.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-motorway-toll-scheme-unveiled-14952.htmlTue, 10 Sep 2013 10:43:22 GMTNew markets for re-launched Datsun<p>Nissan is bringing the Datsun brand back to life after a 32-year absence to become the affordable choice for emerging markets in Indonesia and India. Parent company Nissan believes these cou ...</p><p><a href="new-markets-for-re-launched-datsun-14946.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-markets-for-re-launched-datsun-14946.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-markets-for-re-launched-datsun-14946.htmlMon, 09 Sep 2013 11:30:08 GMTBond's iconic Lotus up for auction<p>James Bond fans will be frantically raiding their piggy-banks in a bid to land the famous white Lotus Esprit car used in the film The Spy Who Loved Me, when it goes up for auction.The iconic ...</p><p><a href="bond-s-iconic-lotus-up-for-auction-14947.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bond-s-iconic-lotus-up-for-auction-14947.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bond-s-iconic-lotus-up-for-auction-14947.htmlMon, 09 Sep 2013 11:30:08 GMTIAM issues autumn driving tips<p>Drivers are being urged to stay safe by avoiding seasonal hazards on the roads this autumn.The autumn months are particularly bad for being dazzled by low sun, so road safety charity the IAM ...</p><p><a href="iam-issues-autumn-driving-tips-14943.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-issues-autumn-driving-tips-14943.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-issues-autumn-driving-tips-14943.htmlMon, 09 Sep 2013 10:43:10 GMTLondon gardens host unique car show<p>The normally inaccessible Marlborough House Gardens in London were the setting for some of the finest and rarest cars in the world over the weekend, at the UK's annual Concours of Elegance.I ...</p><p><a href="london-gardens-host-unique-car-show-14944.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-gardens-host-unique-car-show-14944.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-gardens-host-unique-car-show-14944.htmlMon, 09 Sep 2013 10:43:10 GMTWhy Smart fans are jumping Fourjoy<p>Smart is this month launching a doorless, windowless and roofless concept car with double the normal amount of seats.Famed for its trademark two-seat models, Smart's new four-seater Fourjoy ...</p><p><a href="why-smart-fans-are-jumping-fourjoy-14945.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/why-smart-fans-are-jumping-fourjoy-14945.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/why-smart-fans-are-jumping-fourjoy-14945.htmlMon, 09 Sep 2013 10:43:10 GMTCactus adds spike to Citroen range<p>Citroen's new C4 Cactus concept is set to make its debut at the upcoming Frankfurt motor show.Pitched as a rival to the VW Golf and the Ford Focus family hatchbacks, it is certainly more sty ...</p><p><a href="cactus-adds-spike-to-citroen-range-14941.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cactus-adds-spike-to-citroen-range-14941.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cactus-adds-spike-to-citroen-range-14941.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 10:43:47 GMTFacebook launch for Ford's EcoSport<p>Ford is taking the unusual step of using a Facebook page to initiate sales of its new 'Limited Edition' EcoSport model, which uses a range of features controlled by a smartphone app.Of the 5 ...</p><p><a href="facebook-launch-for-ford-s-ecosport-14942.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/facebook-launch-for-ford-s-ecosport-14942.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/facebook-launch-for-ford-s-ecosport-14942.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 10:43:47 GMTNew car sales go into overdrive<p>Rising sales of new cars in Britain are showing no sign of letting up, with industry data revealing they rose by more than 10% year-on-year last month. The number of new vehicles being regis ...</p><p><a href="new-car-sales-go-into-overdrive-14938.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-go-into-overdrive-14938.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-go-into-overdrive-14938.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 10:34:37 GMTWheel-less gearbox injects change<p>A new gearbox that doesn't use any gear wheels has been invented, developed and patented by four Dutchmen who have dubbed it a sustainable technology.The revolutionary Controlled Rotation Sy ...</p><p><a href="wheel-less-gearbox-injects-change-14939.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wheel-less-gearbox-injects-change-14939.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wheel-less-gearbox-injects-change-14939.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 10:34:37 GMTPrime safety rating for Mazda 6<p>Motorists who invest in the all-new Mazda 6 can be assured of the vehicle's safety features after it was given a five-star award in the latest Euro NCAP tests, the highest rating possible.Af ...</p><p><a href="prime-safety-rating-for-mazda-6-14940.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/prime-safety-rating-for-mazda-6-14940.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/prime-safety-rating-for-mazda-6-14940.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 10:34:37 GMTHoy relishing return to competition<p>Sir Chris Hoy has achieved phenomenal success on two wheels, but now he is taking to the track on four. The heroic winner of six Olympic gold medals has started his retirement by creating hi ...</p><p><a href="hoy-relishing-return-to-competition-14933.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hoy-relishing-return-to-competition-14933.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hoy-relishing-return-to-competition-14933.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 10:57:20 GMTWoman with 42 points still driving<p>Some motorists with 30 or more penalty points on their licence are still being allowed on the roads, figures show.Drivers can be banned if they accumulate 12 points on their licence over a t ...</p><p><a href="woman-with-42-points-still-driving-14934.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/woman-with-42-points-still-driving-14934.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/woman-with-42-points-still-driving-14934.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 10:57:20 GMTTomTom Traffic update available<p>Motorists will be informed of approaching traffic jams and be able to adjust their speed accordingly thanks to a new early-warning feature included in the latest version of the TomTom Traffic softw ...</p><p><a href="tomtom-traffic-update-available-14935.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tomtom-traffic-update-available-14935.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tomtom-traffic-update-available-14935.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 10:57:20 GMTEcurie Ecosse motors up for grabs<p>Eight vintage vehicles from Ecurie Ecosse are expected to fetch over £5 million when they go under the hammer later this year.Among those up for auction will be the Scottish motor racing out ...</p><p><a href="ecurie-ecosse-motors-up-for-grabs-14936.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ecurie-ecosse-motors-up-for-grabs-14936.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ecurie-ecosse-motors-up-for-grabs-14936.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 10:57:20 GMTToyota recalls 369,000 vehicles<p>Thousands of Toyota vehicles are being recalled after the manufacturer identified two defects. The Japanese car maker said it was recalling a total of 369,000 vehicles worldwide.The f ...</p><p><a href="toyota-recalls-369-000-vehicles-14937.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-recalls-369-000-vehicles-14937.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-recalls-369-000-vehicles-14937.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 10:57:20 GMTDVLA appoints new chief executive<p>The Driver Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has appointed a new chief executive.Oliver Morley is the current head of the National Archives and has previously worked at companies including Tho ...</p><p><a href="dvla-appoints-new-chief-executive-14928.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dvla-appoints-new-chief-executive-14928.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dvla-appoints-new-chief-executive-14928.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2013 11:10:16 GMTScreen set for 'Walkie Scorchie'<p>The 37-storey 'Walkie Talkie' tower being built on London's Fenchurch Street is to receive a temporary scaffold screen after a controversial start to its life.The landmark building has this ...</p><p><a href="screen-set-for--walkie-scorchie--14929.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/screen-set-for--walkie-scorchie--14929.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/screen-set-for--walkie-scorchie--14929.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2013 11:10:16 GMTSpeed counts for Vauxhall Insignia<p>Petrol heads who feel the need for speed can get a sneak preview of the fastest car you can buy for less than £30,000 in the UK, when it makes an appearance at the Frankfurt Motor Show.With ...</p><p><a href="speed-counts-for-vauxhall-insignia-14930.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/speed-counts-for-vauxhall-insignia-14930.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/speed-counts-for-vauxhall-insignia-14930.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2013 11:10:16 GMTFocus on future at low carbon event<p>Visitors to the Low Carbon Vehicle Event 2013 this week can be among the first to drive Ford's first zero-emission family car the Focus Electric.The LCV2013 show, at Millbrook Proving Ground ...</p><p><a href="focus-on-future-at-low-carbon-event-14931.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/focus-on-future-at-low-carbon-event-14931.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/focus-on-future-at-low-carbon-event-14931.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2013 11:10:16 GMTDrivers raise cash for Dementia UK<p>A young team raised more than £12,000 for Dementia UK when they undertook a road trip of more than 1,000 miles across Europe.The friends who are from Somerset drove from their homes in the S ...</p><p><a href="drivers-raise-cash-for-dementia-uk-14932.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-raise-cash-for-dementia-uk-14932.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-raise-cash-for-dementia-uk-14932.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2013 11:10:16 GMTAuction jackpot for Queen's Daimler<p>A Daimler car has fetched over £40,000 at auction after the 'one careful lady owner' description caught the imagination of prospective buyers, as it once belonged to the Queen.The 2001 Daiml ...</p><p><a href="auction-jackpot-for-queen-s-daimler-14926.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/auction-jackpot-for-queen-s-daimler-14926.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/auction-jackpot-for-queen-s-daimler-14926.htmlTue, 03 Sep 2013 12:43:28 GMTThe changing face of the Discovery<p>Land Rover has announced upgrades to its award-winning 2014 Discovery, with a new look, new exterior detail and new fuel stretching technology. The core attributes of the existing models are ...</p><p><a href="the-changing-face-of-the-discovery-14927.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/the-changing-face-of-the-discovery-14927.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/the-changing-face-of-the-discovery-14927.htmlTue, 03 Sep 2013 12:43:28 GMTCar melted by skyscraper reflection<p>An investigation has been launched after bright light reflecting from a London skyscraper melted part of a parked car.Developers behind the unfinished building - nicknamed the Walkie-Talkie ...</p><p><a href="car-melted-by-skyscraper-reflection-14923.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-melted-by-skyscraper-reflection-14923.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-melted-by-skyscraper-reflection-14923.htmlTue, 03 Sep 2013 10:31:13 GMT63% of drivers break speed limit<p>Almost one in three speeding drivers admit that they break the limit at least once a week in built-up areas, according to a poll by road safety charity Brake.A total of 63% of 1,000 motorist ...</p><p><a href="63--of-drivers-break-speed-limit-14924.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/63--of-drivers-break-speed-limit-14924.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/63--of-drivers-break-speed-limit-14924.htmlTue, 03 Sep 2013 10:31:13 GMTRed faces after yellow line error<p>Double yellow lines measuring just nine inches long have been found painted on a road in central London.Only a toy car would be able to squeeze into the lines, which are thought to be the sh ...</p><p><a href="red-faces-after-yellow-line-error-14925.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/red-faces-after-yellow-line-error-14925.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/red-faces-after-yellow-line-error-14925.htmlTue, 03 Sep 2013 10:31:13 GMTUK's diesel prices 'among highest'<p>Diesel car owners in the UK are forced to pay the fourth most expensive prices in the world, research by Looking4Parking.com shows.Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders figures indicate ...</p><p><a href="uk-s-diesel-prices--among-highest--14918.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-s-diesel-prices--among-highest--14918.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-s-diesel-prices--among-highest--14918.htmlMon, 02 Sep 2013 14:33:28 GMTLennon cleared of driving offence<p>Football manager Neil Lennon has been found not guilty of using a mobile phone while driving. The 42-year-old Celtic boss was accused of the offence while behind the wheel of his black Audi ...</p><p><a href="lennon-cleared-of-driving-offence-14919.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lennon-cleared-of-driving-offence-14919.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lennon-cleared-of-driving-offence-14919.htmlMon, 02 Sep 2013 14:33:28 GMTToyota to unveil improved Prius<p>Toyota is set to unveil its latest Prius model featuring new technologies designed to enhance its future ranges of hybrid vehicles. The next generation Prius will go on show at the Frankfurt ...</p><p><a href="toyota-to-unveil-improved-prius-14920.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-to-unveil-improved-prius-14920.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-to-unveil-improved-prius-14920.htmlMon, 02 Sep 2013 14:33:28 GMTDevices to limit car speed proposed<p>New European plans may force British motorists to have their vehicles fitted with devices that keep them within the speed limit.Under the EU proposals new cars would have to include technolo ...</p><p><a href="devices-to-limit-car-speed-proposed-14921.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/devices-to-limit-car-speed-proposed-14921.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/devices-to-limit-car-speed-proposed-14921.htmlMon, 02 Sep 2013 14:33:28 GMTUsed car buyers 'less well off'<p>Used car buyers have lost £3,000 per year off their incomes, according to new research.A study by LeasePlan UK shows the average household income of a second-hand car buyer stands at £39,104 ...</p><p><a href="used-car-buyers--less-well-off--14922.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-buyers--less-well-off--14922.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-buyers--less-well-off--14922.htmlMon, 02 Sep 2013 14:33:28 GMT13 a lucky number for registrations<p>March's "13" registration plate has proved a lucky number as its sales overtook all the previous nine new plates - with sales figures for August still to come.Sales of the plates from March ...</p><p><a href="13-a-lucky-number-for-registrations-14913.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/13-a-lucky-number-for-registrations-14913.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/13-a-lucky-number-for-registrations-14913.htmlFri, 30 Aug 2013 14:58:06 GMTDrivers facing bailiffs over fines<p>Millions of drivers are being pursued by councils for unpaid motoring fines.Vans with automatic number plate recognition are being used to scour the streets for cars with unpaid fines, befor ...</p><p><a href="drivers-facing-bailiffs-over-fines-14914.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-facing-bailiffs-over-fines-14914.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-facing-bailiffs-over-fines-14914.htmlFri, 30 Aug 2013 14:58:06 GMTThousands of pupils hurt on roads<p>Over 1,000 children are injured on local roads around UK schools every month, with London the worst area for collisions.Statistics from Road Safety Analysis show that 37% of local school are ...</p><p><a href="thousands-of-pupils-hurt-on-roads-14915.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/thousands-of-pupils-hurt-on-roads-14915.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/thousands-of-pupils-hurt-on-roads-14915.htmlFri, 30 Aug 2013 14:58:06 GMTPothole fixes 'need long-term cash'<p>The nationwide pothole crisis requires long-term funding from councils for any improvement in the situation, a road safety charity has claimed after carrying out a survey.The study by the In ...</p><p><a href="pothole-fixes--need-long-term-cash--14916.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pothole-fixes--need-long-term-cash--14916.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pothole-fixes--need-long-term-cash--14916.htmlFri, 30 Aug 2013 14:58:06 GMTSchool run brings safety dangers<p>Britain's top advanced driver, Peter Rodger, is offering weekly motoring tips throughout the summer via the road safety charity IAM. This week he is considering the extra attention required on the ...</p><p><a href="school-run-brings-safety-dangers-14917.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/school-run-brings-safety-dangers-14917.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/school-run-brings-safety-dangers-14917.htmlFri, 30 Aug 2013 14:58:06 GMTIconic junction 'losing appeal'<p>Drivers in Birmingham may have fallen out of love with one of Britain's most famous junctions, a poll suggests.Locals' love for Spaghetti Junction appears to be unravelling as only a third o ...</p><p><a href="iconic-junction--losing-appeal--14910.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iconic-junction--losing-appeal--14910.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iconic-junction--losing-appeal--14910.htmlThu, 29 Aug 2013 14:28:53 GMTFootball star caught drink driving<p>Sunderland striker Stephane Sessegnon faces a court date after he was charged with drink driving while his colleagues were struggling in the Capital One Cup.The Benin international, who join ...</p><p><a href="football-star-caught-drink-driving-14911.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/football-star-caught-drink-driving-14911.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/football-star-caught-drink-driving-14911.htmlThu, 29 Aug 2013 14:28:53 GMTCheap insurance for MG3 supermini<p>The new MG3 supermini has the cheapest car insurance in its sector after being given insurance ratings starting at Group 4E.MG is hoping this will help to attract young drivers to the model ...</p><p><a href="cheap-insurance-for-mg3-supermini-14912.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cheap-insurance-for-mg3-supermini-14912.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cheap-insurance-for-mg3-supermini-14912.htmlThu, 29 Aug 2013 14:28:53 GMTWardens 'rewarded for tickets'<p>Traffic wardens issuing more parking tickets will probably be rewarded by their bosses, according to an academic who did the rounds with a warden as part of his study.Fines are an extra fina ...</p><p><a href="wardens--rewarded-for-tickets--14908.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wardens--rewarded-for-tickets--14908.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wardens--rewarded-for-tickets--14908.htmlThu, 29 Aug 2013 12:53:43 GMT20mph limits for Edinburgh areas<p>Edinburgh has agreed to extend a localised 20mph speed limit trial scheme to all residential streets, main shopping streets and city centre streets - as well as ones with high pedestrian and/or cyc ...</p><p><a href="20mph-limits-for-edinburgh-areas-14909.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/20mph-limits-for-edinburgh-areas-14909.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/20mph-limits-for-edinburgh-areas-14909.htmlThu, 29 Aug 2013 12:53:43 GMTVW electric cars set for production<p>Volkswagen has revealed that its first two electric car models are ready for production - the e-Golf and the e-Up.The e-Golf has the more powerful motor and bigger batteries; its 113bhp (85k ...</p><p><a href="vw-electric-cars-set-for-production-14906.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-electric-cars-set-for-production-14906.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-electric-cars-set-for-production-14906.htmlWed, 28 Aug 2013 10:54:59 GMT'Influx of available used cars due'<p>A large range of ex-fleet and dealer part-exchange cars is due to come on the market as the new 63-registration plate is introduced, according to an industry publication editor.Sales of vehi ...</p><p><a href="-influx-of-available-used-cars-due--14907.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-influx-of-available-used-cars-due--14907.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-influx-of-available-used-cars-due--14907.htmlWed, 28 Aug 2013 10:54:59 GMTPeugeot reveals non-plug-in hybrid<p>Peugeot's non-plug-in hybrid 208 supermini could completely change the way cars are built in the future.Based on a number of existing technologies and fresh thinking, the 208 Hybrid FE is ca ...</p><p><a href="peugeot-reveals-non-plug-in-hybrid-14903.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-reveals-non-plug-in-hybrid-14903.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-reveals-non-plug-in-hybrid-14903.htmlWed, 28 Aug 2013 08:33:27 GMTWoman found eight times over limit<p>A 36-year-old woman was stopped in Redcar by Cleveland Police last year and found to be eight times over the limit, a senior officer has reported.A <a href="http://www.greenflag.com/ ...</p><p><a href="woman-found-eight-times-over-limit-14904.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/woman-found-eight-times-over-limit-14904.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/woman-found-eight-times-over-limit-14904.htmlWed, 28 Aug 2013 08:33:27 GMTLegal aid group warns of road chaos<p>Motorists are being warned to prepare for road chaos when a direct action group blocks roads as part of protests against cuts to legal aid.UK Uncut has targeted October 5 as the day it will ...</p><p><a href="legal-aid-group-warns-of-road-chaos-14905.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/legal-aid-group-warns-of-road-chaos-14905.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/legal-aid-group-warns-of-road-chaos-14905.htmlWed, 28 Aug 2013 08:33:27 GMTNew Kia Soul set for European debut<p>The Frankfurt motor show will play host to the first European public sighting of the 2014 Kia Soul, which will be available next spring.The all-new urban crossover was launched at the New Yo ...</p><p><a href="new-kia-soul-set-for-european-debut-14898.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-kia-soul-set-for-european-debut-14898.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-kia-soul-set-for-european-debut-14898.htmlTue, 27 Aug 2013 14:35:35 GMTBe prepared for 'flashing' scams<p>Britain's top advanced driver, Peter Rodger, is offering weekly motoring tips via the road safety charity IAM. This week he is advising on dealing with 'Flash for Cash' scams.These scams are ...</p><p><a href="be-prepared-for--flashing--scams-14899.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/be-prepared-for--flashing--scams-14899.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/be-prepared-for--flashing--scams-14899.htmlTue, 27 Aug 2013 14:35:35 GMTNew ix35 offers new trim levels<p>Specifications for the hotly-anticipated new Hyundai ix35 have been released, with the Korean manufacturer hoping it will continue the car's success in the UK's compact SUV segment. The new ...</p><p><a href="new-ix35-offers-new-trim-levels-14900.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-ix35-offers-new-trim-levels-14900.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-ix35-offers-new-trim-levels-14900.htmlTue, 27 Aug 2013 14:35:35 GMTSkoda‏ keeps racking up the awards<p>Skoda's well-received all-new Octavia is piling up the awards - only months after going on sale.It has taken class honours in the National Car Awards from reviews website WeLoveAnyCar.com, s ...</p><p><a href="skoda--keeps-racking-up-the-awards-14901.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skoda--keeps-racking-up-the-awards-14901.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skoda--keeps-racking-up-the-awards-14901.htmlTue, 27 Aug 2013 14:35:35 GMTWallaby gets locals on the hop<p>Residents of a leafy Pennine village thought they had been transported from Last of the Summer Wine country to Home and Away, when they spotted a bouncing wallaby on their roads.The latest s ...</p><p><a href="wallaby-gets-locals-on-the-hop-14902.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wallaby-gets-locals-on-the-hop-14902.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wallaby-gets-locals-on-the-hop-14902.htmlTue, 27 Aug 2013 14:35:35 GMTAudi A8 offers engine upgrades<p>The updated Audi A8 has seen small changes to the outside but big changes to the engine, with several units having more power and greater efficiency.The supercharged 3.0 TFSI petrol engine i ...</p><p><a href="audi-a8-offers-engine-upgrades-14893.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-a8-offers-engine-upgrades-14893.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-a8-offers-engine-upgrades-14893.htmlFri, 23 Aug 2013 08:11:00 GMTCourt clerk 'ran motoring scam'<p>A court clerk was paid to help falsify the records of more than 70 motorists who wanted to escape driving bans, a court has heard.David Kelly, 47, is accused of operating the scam from his w ...</p><p><a href="court-clerk--ran-motoring-scam--14894.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/court-clerk--ran-motoring-scam--14894.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/court-clerk--ran-motoring-scam--14894.htmlFri, 23 Aug 2013 08:11:00 GMTJaguar awarded top dealerships gong<p>For the second year in a row Jaguar has topped a car dealer satisfaction poll.The luxury car company came out top of the survey, which was ran by information services company JD power and pu ...</p><p><a href="jaguar-awarded-top-dealerships-gong-14895.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-awarded-top-dealerships-gong-14895.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-awarded-top-dealerships-gong-14895.htmlFri, 23 Aug 2013 08:11:00 GMTNissan looks back to reveal future<p>Nissan is celebrating its 80th anniversary by showing off more than 100 of its best cars of the past, present and future. The brand event in Irvine, California, will feature the Nissan's bes ...</p><p><a href="nissan-looks-back-to-reveal-future-14896.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-looks-back-to-reveal-future-14896.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-looks-back-to-reveal-future-14896.htmlFri, 23 Aug 2013 08:11:00 GMTNew car manufacturing on the up<p>Motorists who have had to rely on their <a href="http://www.greenflag.com/breakdown-cover/">breakdown cover </a> recently might be considering purchasing a new car. And manuf ...</p><p><a href="new-car-manufacturing-on-the-up-14897.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-manufacturing-on-the-up-14897.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-manufacturing-on-the-up-14897.htmlFri, 23 Aug 2013 08:11:00 GMTLand Rover releases hybrid details<p>Land Rover's first production hybrid SUVs will be able to achieve 44mpg and produce 169g/km of CO2, a major improvement on the figures of 37.7mpg and 196g/km for the latest diesel Range Rover.< ...</p><p><a href="land-rover-releases-hybrid-details-14888.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/land-rover-releases-hybrid-details-14888.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/land-rover-releases-hybrid-details-14888.htmlThu, 22 Aug 2013 08:42:33 GMTCar commuting levels drop across UK<p>Cars are falling in favour as the chief transport method for getting to work in England and Wales, according to a survey.The proportion of commuters driving to and from work stood at 67%, al ...</p><p><a href="car-commuting-levels-drop-across-uk-14889.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-commuting-levels-drop-across-uk-14889.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-commuting-levels-drop-across-uk-14889.htmlThu, 22 Aug 2013 08:42:33 GMTDrivers avoid getting hands dirty<p>Motorists are spending hundreds of pounds a year on getting their car hand washed, a new survey has shown.Research by British Car Auctions (BCA) showed that one in three motorists who have t ...</p><p><a href="drivers-avoid-getting-hands-dirty-14890.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-avoid-getting-hands-dirty-14890.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-avoid-getting-hands-dirty-14890.htmlThu, 22 Aug 2013 08:42:33 GMTNew Golf boasts unprecedented speed<p>Volkswagen's new Golf R is capable of accelerating from 0-62mph in just 4.9 seconds.This unprecedented speed comes when the family hatchback has a twin-clutch automatic DSG gearbox on board. ...</p><p><a href="new-golf-boasts-unprecedented-speed-14891.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-golf-boasts-unprecedented-speed-14891.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-golf-boasts-unprecedented-speed-14891.htmlThu, 22 Aug 2013 08:42:33 GMTBirds 'follow road speed limits'<p>Birds adjust their flight speeds according to the speed limits of their nearby roads, it seems from the latest research coming out of France.Where speed limits are higher birds are quicker t ...</p><p><a href="birds--follow-road-speed-limits--14892.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/birds--follow-road-speed-limits--14892.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/birds--follow-road-speed-limits--14892.htmlThu, 22 Aug 2013 08:42:33 GMTRoadworks halted for Bank Holiday<p>Roadworks will be suspended across most parts of England as millions of people take to the roads for the Bank Holiday.The Highways Agency said 151 miles of roadworks will be put on hold over ...</p><p><a href="roadworks-halted-for-bank-holiday-14885.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/roadworks-halted-for-bank-holiday-14885.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/roadworks-halted-for-bank-holiday-14885.htmlWed, 21 Aug 2013 11:30:06 GMTEngine oil ignorance 'alarming'<p>Many motorists have an "alarming" lack of knowledge about engine oil that could be putting their vehicles at risk, experts have warned.Around two in three (65%) drivers are unaware that oil ...</p><p><a href="engine-oil-ignorance--alarming--14886.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/engine-oil-ignorance--alarming--14886.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/engine-oil-ignorance--alarming--14886.htmlWed, 21 Aug 2013 11:30:06 GMTMothers-in-law 'keep up pressure'<p>Poor mothers-in-laws appear to be the last choice for companionship on road trips, according to a survey - but there are times when they might well be appreciated.Only 1% of Britons would ch ...</p><p><a href="mothers-in-law--keep-up-pressure--14887.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mothers-in-law--keep-up-pressure--14887.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mothers-in-law--keep-up-pressure--14887.htmlWed, 21 Aug 2013 11:30:06 GMTTax saving benefit from Honda CR-V<p>Honda has released details of its new 1.6-litre diesel CR-V, with benefits from low emissions helping with the cost of keeping the car on the road.The diesel CR-V will emit just 119g/km of C ...</p><p><a href="tax-saving-benefit-from-honda-cr-v-14883.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tax-saving-benefit-from-honda-cr-v-14883.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tax-saving-benefit-from-honda-cr-v-14883.htmlWed, 21 Aug 2013 10:59:38 GMTIce cool way to show off new Skoda<p>Skoda has a double treat in store for Brits this summer, its fastest-ever car the Octavia vRS and free ice creams from a super-sized van. The Czech car firm has built a one-off ice cream van ...</p><p><a href="ice-cool-way-to-show-off-new-skoda-14884.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ice-cool-way-to-show-off-new-skoda-14884.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ice-cool-way-to-show-off-new-skoda-14884.htmlWed, 21 Aug 2013 10:59:38 GMTVan Dyke in freeway car fire drama<p>Veteran actor Dick Van Dyke has been no stranger to working with clapped-out old cars during his career.But even the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang star would have had a real fright when his Jaguar ...</p><p><a href="van-dyke-in-freeway-car-fire-drama-14880.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/van-dyke-in-freeway-car-fire-drama-14880.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/van-dyke-in-freeway-car-fire-drama-14880.htmlTue, 20 Aug 2013 13:02:27 GMTLate pub opening 'cuts car crashes'<p>The Government's move to extend pub opening hours has led to a reduction in car crashes, new research has found. Reforms to the licensing laws in 2005 have resulted in a 13 per cent fall in ...</p><p><a href="late-pub-opening--cuts-car-crashes--14881.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/late-pub-opening--cuts-car-crashes--14881.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/late-pub-opening--cuts-car-crashes--14881.htmlTue, 20 Aug 2013 13:02:27 GMTVW Brazil launches final Kombi<p>A limited edition nine-seater model of the Kombi has been launched by Volkswagen Brazil with a run of 600 Last Edition units.This model boasts exclusive two-tone white and blue body paint, l ...</p><p><a href="vw-brazil-launches-final-kombi-14882.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-brazil-launches-final-kombi-14882.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-brazil-launches-final-kombi-14882.htmlTue, 20 Aug 2013 13:02:27 GMTChild seat mis-use alarms charity<p>Road safety experts are mystified by survey results that show some parents never use a child seat for their youngsters in the car.A poll by road safety charity Brake found that only 26% of p ...</p><p><a href="child-seat-mis-use-alarms-charity-14878.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/child-seat-mis-use-alarms-charity-14878.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/child-seat-mis-use-alarms-charity-14878.htmlTue, 20 Aug 2013 12:00:51 GMTPorsche showcase to go up for sale<p>A gleaming showcase of nine Porsche models from 1970 to 1991 has been assembled for a sale by a specialist classic car auctioneer.Historics at Brooklands has brought together the cars for th ...</p><p><a href="porsche-showcase-to-go-up-for-sale-14879.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/porsche-showcase-to-go-up-for-sale-14879.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/porsche-showcase-to-go-up-for-sale-14879.htmlTue, 20 Aug 2013 12:00:51 GMTBrown hit-and-run charge dismissed<p>A lawsuit against American singer Chris Brown over allegations that he crashed into another car and then gave the wrong insurance information to the other driver has been dropped.A judge at ...</p><p><a href="brown-hit-and-run-charge-dismissed-14873.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brown-hit-and-run-charge-dismissed-14873.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brown-hit-and-run-charge-dismissed-14873.htmlMon, 19 Aug 2013 14:07:44 GMTCall for 'careless driving' parity<p>The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has backed the introduction of on-the-spot fines and penalty points for careless driving - but wants to ensure the same rules are applied all across the coun ...</p><p><a href="call-for--careless-driving--parity-14874.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/call-for--careless-driving--parity-14874.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/call-for--careless-driving--parity-14874.htmlMon, 19 Aug 2013 14:07:44 GMTCampaign targets drink-drive idiots<p>Stupid, moronic and criminal are all words used to describe the actions of drink-drivers - but one group of safer driving campaigners are preferring to simply brand them 'idiots.' Road Respe ...</p><p><a href="campaign-targets-drink-drive-idiots-14875.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/campaign-targets-drink-drive-idiots-14875.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/campaign-targets-drink-drive-idiots-14875.htmlMon, 19 Aug 2013 14:07:44 GMT7,500 Ford Kugas sold this year<p>More than 7,500 Ford Kugas have been sold this year with a new Kuga Titanium X Sport series due for the market, at £28,345.More than four-fifths of Kuga buyers choose the Titanium or Titaniu ...</p><p><a href="7-500-ford-kugas-sold-this-year-14876.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/7-500-ford-kugas-sold-this-year-14876.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/7-500-ford-kugas-sold-this-year-14876.htmlMon, 19 Aug 2013 14:07:44 GMTNorthern cities are car crime hubs<p>Police records show major cities in the North of England are key spots for car crime, and it is claimed they indicate a significant north-south divide.The data for October 2011 to last Septe ...</p><p><a href="northern-cities-are-car-crime-hubs-14877.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/northern-cities-are-car-crime-hubs-14877.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/northern-cities-are-car-crime-hubs-14877.htmlMon, 19 Aug 2013 14:07:44 GMTWarning over 'flash-for-cash' scam<p>Drivers are being warned about fraudsters who flash people out of junctions with their lights, only to crash into them for cash.The new "flash for cash" insurance scam was discovered by frau ...</p><p><a href="warning-over--flash-for-cash--scam-14868.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/warning-over--flash-for-cash--scam-14868.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/warning-over--flash-for-cash--scam-14868.htmlFri, 16 Aug 2013 14:15:23 GMTClarkson's Jag goes under hammer<p>A sporty Jaguar once owned by Jeremy Clarkson is going under the hammer next weekend.The rare 1999 supercharged black Jaguar XJR was owned by the Top Gear presenter but never registered to h ...</p><p><a href="clarkson-s-jag-goes-under-hammer-14869.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/clarkson-s-jag-goes-under-hammer-14869.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/clarkson-s-jag-goes-under-hammer-14869.htmlFri, 16 Aug 2013 14:15:23 GMTDrivers told to take care in cities<p>An expert has called on motorists to take extra care when driving in a city as heavy traffic can create unpredictable situations and heightened stress levels.In his latest set of weekly driv ...</p><p><a href="drivers-told-to-take-care-in-cities-14870.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-told-to-take-care-in-cities-14870.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-told-to-take-care-in-cities-14870.htmlFri, 16 Aug 2013 14:15:23 GMTPrice has to be right for buyers<p>Price is the most important factor for buyers when it comes to purchasing a new or used car.A new survey shows that 66% of respondents rank affordability as the number one thing to look out ...</p><p><a href="price-has-to-be-right-for-buyers-14871.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/price-has-to-be-right-for-buyers-14871.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/price-has-to-be-right-for-buyers-14871.htmlFri, 16 Aug 2013 14:15:23 GMTNew Picasso is a green masterpiece<p>Selling for a fraction of the price of a Pablo Picasso original, the car named after the Spanish artist has been declared a masterpiece in its own right at the 2013 Next Green Car Awards.Cit ...</p><p><a href="new-picasso-is-a-green-masterpiece-14872.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-picasso-is-a-green-masterpiece-14872.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-picasso-is-a-green-masterpiece-14872.htmlFri, 16 Aug 2013 14:15:23 GMTFord unveils ultra-efficient Focus<p>Ford will launch a new ultra-efficient version of the Focus 1.0-litre EcoBoost, which is capable of doing 67.5mpg courtesy of further improvements to the prize-winning three-cylinder engine. ...</p><p><a href="ford-unveils-ultra-efficient-focus-14863.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-unveils-ultra-efficient-focus-14863.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-unveils-ultra-efficient-focus-14863.htmlThu, 15 Aug 2013 13:10:29 GMT£100 fine if you're in the middle<p>Drivers who hog the middle lane face £100 fines from this week.Fresh powers to combat anti-social driving, which also includes cutting up other drivers and tailgating, are coming into force. ...</p><p><a href="-100-fine-if-you-re-in-the-middle-14864.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-100-fine-if-you-re-in-the-middle-14864.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-100-fine-if-you-re-in-the-middle-14864.htmlThu, 15 Aug 2013 13:10:29 GMTWorkplace parking tax causes chaos<p>Commuters have been forced to park in residents' parking spots after a workplace parking levy was piloted in the East Midlands.The tax was supposed to ease congestion but Nottingham City Cou ...</p><p><a href="workplace-parking-tax-causes-chaos-14865.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/workplace-parking-tax-causes-chaos-14865.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/workplace-parking-tax-causes-chaos-14865.htmlThu, 15 Aug 2013 13:10:29 GMTFree British Gas charger for Volvo<p>British Gas customers are being offered a free car charging package as part of a partnership with Volvo.The offer coincides with the launch of UK deliveries of the world's first plug-in dies ...</p><p><a href="free-british-gas-charger-for-volvo-14866.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/free-british-gas-charger-for-volvo-14866.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/free-british-gas-charger-for-volvo-14866.htmlThu, 15 Aug 2013 13:10:29 GMTSkoda Yeti gets two new styles<p>Skoda is looking to attract drivers with both urban and outdoor lifestyles with the new Yeti, which comes in two distinct styles.The outgoing model's dark grey plastic bumper and exterior tr ...</p><p><a href="skoda-yeti-gets-two-new-styles-14867.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skoda-yeti-gets-two-new-styles-14867.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skoda-yeti-gets-two-new-styles-14867.htmlThu, 15 Aug 2013 13:10:29 GMTStudy reveals car insurance lies<p>Mistakes or incorrect information supplied to insurance companies means that up to 2.4 million motor policies may be invalid, according to new research.A study conducted by Consumer Intellig ...</p><p><a href="study-reveals-car-insurance-lies-14858.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/study-reveals-car-insurance-lies-14858.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/study-reveals-car-insurance-lies-14858.htmlWed, 14 Aug 2013 12:16:00 GMTCircuit of Wales remains on track<p>A motor racing circuit that is expected to boost the Welsh economy by £50 million a year and create 6,000 jobs in the Welsh valleys has moved a step closer.Natural Resources Wales (NRW) had ...</p><p><a href="circuit-of-wales-remains-on-track-14859.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/circuit-of-wales-remains-on-track-14859.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/circuit-of-wales-remains-on-track-14859.htmlWed, 14 Aug 2013 12:16:00 GMTPersonalised options for Nissan<p>Nissan says customers will have the chance to own a 'unique car' after it announced an expansion of its Juke personalisation scheme.The new plan offers buyers 11 different exterior design op ...</p><p><a href="personalised-options-for-nissan-14860.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/personalised-options-for-nissan-14860.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/personalised-options-for-nissan-14860.htmlWed, 14 Aug 2013 12:16:00 GMTDriving 'should be in curriculum'<p>Motorists think children should be given compulsory lessons about driving and road awareness in schools, a new survey has shown.More than three-quarters (77%) of drivers believe practical an ...</p><p><a href="driving--should-be-in-curriculum--14861.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving--should-be-in-curriculum--14861.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving--should-be-in-curriculum--14861.htmlWed, 14 Aug 2013 12:16:00 GMTSeat accessories service launches<p>It is now easier than ever for Seat owners to personalise their vehicles, according to the Spanish car maker.The company has launched a new tool known as Click&amp;Go so drivers can go onlin ...</p><p><a href="seat-accessories-service-launches-14862.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seat-accessories-service-launches-14862.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seat-accessories-service-launches-14862.htmlWed, 14 Aug 2013 12:16:00 GMTPump prices fail to fuel inflation<p>Fashion discounting and cheaper air fares softened the blow of fuel price increases in July to reduce inflation, official figures reveal. The higher cost of Brent crude oil lifted petrol and ...</p><p><a href="pump-prices-fail-to-fuel-inflation-14856.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pump-prices-fail-to-fuel-inflation-14856.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pump-prices-fail-to-fuel-inflation-14856.htmlTue, 13 Aug 2013 11:56:18 GMTPolice crackdown on illegal driving<p>Police Scotland is targeting motorists driving on the country's roads without a driving licence and insurance with a three-day offensive this week. Officers will be detecting unlicensed and ...</p><p><a href="police-crackdown-on-illegal-driving-14857.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-crackdown-on-illegal-driving-14857.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-crackdown-on-illegal-driving-14857.htmlTue, 13 Aug 2013 11:56:18 GMTStamps honour first-class Brit cars<p>Two sets of stamps celebrating some of the icons of British motoring have gone on sale.One British Auto Legends set features six of the most famous cars from the 1960s and 1970s. The other h ...</p><p><a href="stamps-honour-first-class-brit-cars-14853.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/stamps-honour-first-class-brit-cars-14853.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/stamps-honour-first-class-brit-cars-14853.htmlTue, 13 Aug 2013 10:45:44 GMTCape Town road trip for bartenders<p>A group of bartenders are embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime charity road trip in an attempt to break the world record for the fastest land journey to Cape Town.Ben Worth, Tony Cole and Steve ...</p><p><a href="cape-town-road-trip-for-bartenders-14854.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cape-town-road-trip-for-bartenders-14854.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cape-town-road-trip-for-bartenders-14854.htmlTue, 13 Aug 2013 10:45:44 GMTNissan to reveal Infiniti crossover<p>Nissan is preparing to unveil its Infiniti Q30 Concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show, which is expected to give a clear indication of the company's new small crossover model.The Japanese firm ...</p><p><a href="nissan-to-reveal-infiniti-crossover-14855.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-to-reveal-infiniti-crossover-14855.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-to-reveal-infiniti-crossover-14855.htmlTue, 13 Aug 2013 10:45:44 GMTNew car on cards after lottery win<p>An Aston Martin mechanic can have his pick of the famous company's best cars now he and his wife have won £1 million on the lottery. Paul Wood, 54, and his 48-year-old wife Ginny, from Coven ...</p><p><a href="new-car-on-cards-after-lottery-win-14848.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-on-cards-after-lottery-win-14848.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-on-cards-after-lottery-win-14848.htmlMon, 12 Aug 2013 13:27:02 GMTCoalition resists caravan test bid<p>The Government is fighting Brussels bureaucrats who want to see caravans checked for roadworthiness across Europe. Caravans more than 750kg in weight would face checks similar to MoT tests o ...</p><p><a href="coalition-resists-caravan-test-bid-14849.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/coalition-resists-caravan-test-bid-14849.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/coalition-resists-caravan-test-bid-14849.htmlMon, 12 Aug 2013 13:27:02 GMTChevrolet reveals car improvements<p>Chevrolet has updated and improved a number of its cars, with the Trax crossover now featuring front-wheel drive and a 1.4 turbo petrol engine.The engine delivers 47.1mpg and 139g/km CO2 emi ...</p><p><a href="chevrolet-reveals-car-improvements-14850.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/chevrolet-reveals-car-improvements-14850.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/chevrolet-reveals-car-improvements-14850.htmlMon, 12 Aug 2013 13:27:02 GMTMotorists admit driving without MoT<p>Driving a vehicle without a valid MoT certificate is illegal, yet a third of motorists have admitted to doing so.A survey by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) found that ...</p><p><a href="motorists-admit-driving-without-mot-14851.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-admit-driving-without-mot-14851.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-admit-driving-without-mot-14851.htmlMon, 12 Aug 2013 13:27:02 GMTSneak peak of Kia's concept car<p>Kia has released "teaser" images of an unnamed supermini-sized concept car, although it remains tight-lipped about specifications and prices.The "tiger-nose" grille that is associated with t ...</p><p><a href="sneak-peak-of-kia-s-concept-car-14852.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sneak-peak-of-kia-s-concept-car-14852.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sneak-peak-of-kia-s-concept-car-14852.htmlMon, 12 Aug 2013 13:27:02 GMTBirds hitch ride on tour of reserve<p>A Land Rover driver avoided getting in a flap when he found swallows nesting in the roof of his vehicle.Instead, he built safety nets around the vehicle to stop the chicks falling out and co ...</p><p><a href="birds-hitch-ride-on-tour-of-reserve-14843.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/birds-hitch-ride-on-tour-of-reserve-14843.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/birds-hitch-ride-on-tour-of-reserve-14843.htmlFri, 09 Aug 2013 13:58:47 GMTShogun willing to reduce prices<p>Mitsubishi has slashed the price of its Shogun large sports utility vehicle (SUV) by as much as £5,000.This means, depending on the model, a new Shogun can now be bought from £26,199. ...</p><p><a href="shogun-willing-to-reduce-prices-14844.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/shogun-willing-to-reduce-prices-14844.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/shogun-willing-to-reduce-prices-14844.htmlFri, 09 Aug 2013 13:58:47 GMTNew tyres to 'reduce road noise'<p>Continental claims its new range of car tyres will make roads less noisy.The new "ContiSilent" technology is essentially a coating that is put on the inside of the tread area after the tyre ...</p><p><a href="new-tyres-to--reduce-road-noise--14845.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-tyres-to--reduce-road-noise--14845.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-tyres-to--reduce-road-noise--14845.htmlFri, 09 Aug 2013 13:58:47 GMTSports car company creates 100 jobs<p>An English sports car maker has announced that it will create 100 jobs.Norfolk-based Lotus, which already employs over 1,100 staff in the UK, will recruit 45 specialist engineers, 40 manufac ...</p><p><a href="sports-car-company-creates-100-jobs-14846.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sports-car-company-creates-100-jobs-14846.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sports-car-company-creates-100-jobs-14846.htmlFri, 09 Aug 2013 13:58:47 GMTIAM offers tips to young drivers<p>The Institute of Advanced Motorists has offered advice for young drivers to mark International Youth Day, with chief examiner Peter Rodger promoting the benefits of a telematics box. Finding ...</p><p><a href="iam-offers-tips-to-young-drivers-14847.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-offers-tips-to-young-drivers-14847.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-offers-tips-to-young-drivers-14847.htmlFri, 09 Aug 2013 13:58:47 GMTDrivers spring into more road trips<p>A drier spring has prompted people to use their cars more in the second quarter of this year, according to provisional Government figures.There was a rise in the number of miles travelled by ...</p><p><a href="drivers-spring-into-more-road-trips-14841.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-spring-into-more-road-trips-14841.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-spring-into-more-road-trips-14841.htmlThu, 08 Aug 2013 13:38:32 GMTRenault Twin-going, going, gone!<p>British Renault fans face a race against time if they want to get their hands on a new Twingo Renaultsport 133 hot hatch. After five years and 1,203 customers, the French car maker is removi ...</p><p><a href="renault-twin-going--going--gone--14842.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-twin-going--going--gone--14842.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-twin-going--going--gone--14842.htmlThu, 08 Aug 2013 13:38:32 GMTUK road accidents on the decline<p>The number of collisions on Britain's roads has fallen in the past two years, new figures show.According to the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), 5.2% of adults were involved in a road ...</p><p><a href="uk-road-accidents-on-the-decline-14838.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-road-accidents-on-the-decline-14838.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-road-accidents-on-the-decline-14838.htmlThu, 08 Aug 2013 11:06:16 GMTCall to end zero CO2 emission label<p>The concept of zero emissions for electric cars needs to be corrected, warns a motoring expert.Driving an electric car may appear to be the eco-friendly alternative when the energy label sta ...</p><p><a href="call-to-end-zero-co2-emission-label-14839.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/call-to-end-zero-co2-emission-label-14839.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/call-to-end-zero-co2-emission-label-14839.htmlThu, 08 Aug 2013 11:06:16 GMTMini sets date for new model launch<p>Mini is to launch its new vehicle in November to mark the 107th anniversary of the birth of car's original designer.Mini owner BMW announced it is to unveil the new model in Oxford on Novemb ...</p><p><a href="mini-sets-date-for-new-model-launch-14840.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mini-sets-date-for-new-model-launch-14840.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mini-sets-date-for-new-model-launch-14840.htmlThu, 08 Aug 2013 11:06:16 GMTLearners beware: Booking fee scams<p>Scammers are tricking learner drivers with copycat websites charging a booking fee for test appointments.Extra rogue charges of about £30 are typical, the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) has ...</p><p><a href="learners-beware--booking-fee-scams-14835.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/learners-beware--booking-fee-scams-14835.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/learners-beware--booking-fee-scams-14835.htmlWed, 07 Aug 2013 13:03:14 GMTLib Dems: Ban petrol cars by 2040<p>Come 2040, only ultra-low carbon vehicles may be allowed on UK roads under proposals drawn up by the Liberal Democrats.The party, led by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, wants to prohibit m ...</p><p><a href="lib-dems--ban-petrol-cars-by-2040-14836.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lib-dems--ban-petrol-cars-by-2040-14836.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lib-dems--ban-petrol-cars-by-2040-14836.htmlWed, 07 Aug 2013 13:03:14 GMTPeugeot offers range for new plate<p>Peugeot is gearing up for the release of next month's '63 plate' with a range of cars and purchasing options.At dealerships across the country, motorists will be able to chose from the Peuge ...</p><p><a href="peugeot-offers-range-for-new-plate-14837.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-offers-range-for-new-plate-14837.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-offers-range-for-new-plate-14837.htmlWed, 07 Aug 2013 13:03:14 GMTForecast upped for new car sales<p>The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has revised its projected year-end sales forecast for new cars in 2013, following a 17th successive monthly sales increase in July. SMMT ...</p><p><a href="forecast-upped-for-new-car-sales-14833.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/forecast-upped-for-new-car-sales-14833.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/forecast-upped-for-new-car-sales-14833.htmlWed, 07 Aug 2013 08:36:52 GMTUK's Fiesta bond grows stronger<p>The UK's love affair with the Ford Fiesta is continuing, with almost one third of all orders placed across Europe for the new Fiesta ST model coming from these isles.Ford has received double ...</p><p><a href="uk-s-fiesta-bond-grows-stronger-14834.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-s-fiesta-bond-grows-stronger-14834.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-s-fiesta-bond-grows-stronger-14834.htmlWed, 07 Aug 2013 08:36:52 GMTMotorists 'loosen purse strings'<p>More than a quarter of drivers are planning to spend over £25,000 on their next car, a new poll suggests.Latest research from Motoring.co.uk's second Car Buying Index shows that 27% of its c ...</p><p><a href="motorists--loosen-purse-strings--14830.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists--loosen-purse-strings--14830.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists--loosen-purse-strings--14830.htmlTue, 06 Aug 2013 12:15:37 GMTDrivers urged to check their vision<p>A road safety charity is highlighting the importance of drivers' eyesight after a poll revealed that more than a quarter have not had their eyes tested for two years. The survey by Brake and ...</p><p><a href="drivers-urged-to-check-their-vision-14831.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-urged-to-check-their-vision-14831.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-urged-to-check-their-vision-14831.htmlTue, 06 Aug 2013 12:15:37 GMTCall for more drink-drive knowledge<p>A recovery charity has called for a push in awareness over the significant risks of drink and drug driving.New figures published by the Department for Transport indicate the number of fatali ...</p><p><a href="call-for-more-drink-drive-knowledge-14832.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/call-for-more-drink-drive-knowledge-14832.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/call-for-more-drink-drive-knowledge-14832.htmlTue, 06 Aug 2013 12:15:37 GMTBid to curb hard shoulder misuse<p>Drivers should only use the motorway hard shoulder in emergencies but some are stopping on them to pick flowers, take a nap and a few tourist snaps, according to the Highways Agency (HA).It ...</p><p><a href="bid-to-curb-hard-shoulder-misuse-14828.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bid-to-curb-hard-shoulder-misuse-14828.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bid-to-curb-hard-shoulder-misuse-14828.htmlTue, 06 Aug 2013 08:37:17 GMTMG reveals new supermini prices<p>MG has revealed the most a motorist can expect to pay for the new MG3 supermini is £9,999, with the entry model priced at £8,399.All models feature LED front lights and electronic hill hold, ...</p><p><a href="mg-reveals-new-supermini-prices-14829.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mg-reveals-new-supermini-prices-14829.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mg-reveals-new-supermini-prices-14829.htmlTue, 06 Aug 2013 08:37:17 GMTMinister backs 'driveway car parks'<p>A cabinet minister wants put an end to a "back-door parking tax" and allow home-owners to turn their driveways into mini car parks. Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles believes residents ...</p><p><a href="minister-backs--driveway-car-parks--14826.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/minister-backs--driveway-car-parks--14826.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/minister-backs--driveway-car-parks--14826.htmlMon, 05 Aug 2013 13:38:36 GMT'Boy racers should taxi OAPs' call<p>"Boy racers" could enjoy an image makeover - by ferrying rural pensioners to and from the pub and bingo.That's the neighbourly call from an Irish mayor, who says young motorists should "adop ...</p><p><a href="-boy-racers-should-taxi-oaps--call-14827.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-boy-racers-should-taxi-oaps--call-14827.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-boy-racers-should-taxi-oaps--call-14827.htmlMon, 05 Aug 2013 13:38:36 GMTCaravan holidays ramp up fuel costs<p>With the summer holiday season now in full swing, motorists are being warned that towing can drastically lower fuel economy.A caravan holiday is often perceived as a low-cost option for fami ...</p><p><a href="caravan-holidays-ramp-up-fuel-costs-14823.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/caravan-holidays-ramp-up-fuel-costs-14823.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/caravan-holidays-ramp-up-fuel-costs-14823.htmlMon, 05 Aug 2013 10:15:21 GMTFiat gives Punto a sporting chance<p>Fiat's Sporting trim Punto is back by popular demand, albeit with engines that fail to pack the same kind of punch as its predecessors. There hasn't been a Sporting Punto since the model los ...</p><p><a href="fiat-gives-punto-a-sporting-chance-14824.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fiat-gives-punto-a-sporting-chance-14824.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fiat-gives-punto-a-sporting-chance-14824.htmlMon, 05 Aug 2013 10:15:21 GMTBattle to retain Bentley racing car<p>A 1930s Bentley racing car has been slapped with a temporary export ban in the hope that more than £5m can be raised to keep it in the UK.The car, which earned the nickname the "Bentley Blow ...</p><p><a href="battle-to-retain-bentley-racing-car-14825.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/battle-to-retain-bentley-racing-car-14825.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/battle-to-retain-bentley-racing-car-14825.htmlMon, 05 Aug 2013 10:15:21 GMTDrivers warned over Google Glass<p>The "wearable computer" device Google Glass - expected to go on sale next year - should not be used while driving, the Government has warned.The Department of Transport said it is aware that ...</p><p><a href="drivers-warned-over-google-glass-14820.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-warned-over-google-glass-14820.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-warned-over-google-glass-14820.htmlFri, 02 Aug 2013 14:03:28 GMTCar hire is cheapest in Florida<p>Florida is the best overseas destination for Britons when it comes to renting a car, according to new research.A Post Office Travel Money survey shows that America's sunshine state offers th ...</p><p><a href="car-hire-is-cheapest-in-florida-14821.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-hire-is-cheapest-in-florida-14821.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-hire-is-cheapest-in-florida-14821.htmlFri, 02 Aug 2013 14:03:28 GMTPuffins found hiding under cars<p>Motorists in a coastal area are being urged to check under their cars for puffins taking shelter, as young birds heading to the sea for the first time often lose their way.It is thought the ...</p><p><a href="puffins-found-hiding-under-cars-14822.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/puffins-found-hiding-under-cars-14822.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/puffins-found-hiding-under-cars-14822.htmlFri, 02 Aug 2013 14:03:28 GMTSlow start for electric car market<p>Figures obtained by the BBC are supporting industry views that the electric car revolution will take time to grow.BBC Radio 4's You and Yours programme obtained figures under a Freedom of In ...</p><p><a href="slow-start-for-electric-car-market-14818.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/slow-start-for-electric-car-market-14818.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/slow-start-for-electric-car-market-14818.htmlFri, 02 Aug 2013 12:15:49 GMTC4 Picasso becomes a unique MPV<p>The new C4 Picasso has arrived in UK dealerships, promising energy-efficiency, new styling and a "loft-style" interior.Citroen's new MPV is the first in the group to use the company's mid-si ...</p><p><a href="c4-picasso-becomes-a-unique-mpv-14819.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/c4-picasso-becomes-a-unique-mpv-14819.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/c4-picasso-becomes-a-unique-mpv-14819.htmlFri, 02 Aug 2013 12:15:49 GMTDrink-drive deaths rise by quarter<p>The number of road accident deaths caused by drink-driving rose by a quarter last year, with an estimated 290 people killed compared with 230 in 2011.The previous figure was the lowest since ...</p><p><a href="drink-drive-deaths-rise-by-quarter-14815.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-drive-deaths-rise-by-quarter-14815.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-drive-deaths-rise-by-quarter-14815.htmlThu, 01 Aug 2013 14:27:28 GMTRemote fuel pricing rethink urged<p>Plans to extend the island fuel rebate scheme could mean drivers in far-flung areas paying less for petrol and diesel.This was the announcement from Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Ale ...</p><p><a href="remote-fuel-pricing-rethink-urged-14816.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/remote-fuel-pricing-rethink-urged-14816.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/remote-fuel-pricing-rethink-urged-14816.htmlThu, 01 Aug 2013 14:27:28 GMTBMW X5 a 'major car theft target'<p>Car thieves appear to see the BMW X5 as a favourable target, according to vehicle recovery expert Tracker.Prestige models continue to be targeted, said police liaison officer Stuart Chapman, ...</p><p><a href="bmw-x5-a--major-car-theft-target--14817.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-x5-a--major-car-theft-target--14817.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-x5-a--major-car-theft-target--14817.htmlThu, 01 Aug 2013 14:27:28 GMTElectric car infrastructure boosted<p>The network of chargepoints for electric cars is set to be extended after Government funding was confirmed for hundreds of new facilities.Winning bids in the first round of funding have been ...</p><p><a href="electric-car-infrastructure-boosted-14813.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/electric-car-infrastructure-boosted-14813.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/electric-car-infrastructure-boosted-14813.htmlThu, 01 Aug 2013 12:37:02 GMTParking costs and fines to rise 5%<p>The cash made by English town halls from parking charges and fines is due to increase by 5.6%, according to new official figures.Local authorities expect that net income on parking services ...</p><p><a href="parking-costs-and-fines-to-rise-5--14814.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parking-costs-and-fines-to-rise-5--14814.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parking-costs-and-fines-to-rise-5--14814.htmlThu, 01 Aug 2013 12:37:02 GMTQueen's old car up for auction<p>A Daimler limousine previously owned by the Queen will go under the hammer in Surrey at the end of August.The Daimler Super V8 LWB was in the hands of the Queen from 2001 to 2004. Classic ca ...</p><p><a href="queen-s-old-car-up-for-auction-14810.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/queen-s-old-car-up-for-auction-14810.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/queen-s-old-car-up-for-auction-14810.htmlWed, 31 Jul 2013 14:19:19 GMTBMW unveils the i3 electric car<p>Audiences have been given a sneak preview of the first electric car from BMW.The i3, which will go on sale later this year, was launched at a series of simultaneous global press conferences. ...</p><p><a href="bmw-unveils-the-i3-electric-car-14811.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-unveils-the-i3-electric-car-14811.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-unveils-the-i3-electric-car-14811.htmlWed, 31 Jul 2013 14:19:19 GMTBritons cutting down on travel<p>Britons are staying in more, cutting down on all varieties of travel, new government figures reveal.The average Briton in 2012 made 954 journeys within the country; in 1995-97 the figure was ...</p><p><a href="britons-cutting-down-on-travel-14812.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/britons-cutting-down-on-travel-14812.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/britons-cutting-down-on-travel-14812.htmlWed, 31 Jul 2013 14:19:19 GMTMPs urge whiplash cases reform<p>Insurers need to stop practices which 'encourage' whiplash injury claim fraud and exaggeration, a committee of MPs claims, although it added that genuine claimants should not be demonised.A ...</p><p><a href="mps-urge-whiplash-cases-reform-14808.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mps-urge-whiplash-cases-reform-14808.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mps-urge-whiplash-cases-reform-14808.htmlWed, 31 Jul 2013 12:50:59 GMTMarlon King a hit-and-run suspect<p>Footballer Marlon King has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run incident in central London at the weekend.The 33-year-old, who currently plays for Birmingham City, was held on susp ...</p><p><a href="marlon-king-a-hit-and-run-suspect-14809.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/marlon-king-a-hit-and-run-suspect-14809.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/marlon-king-a-hit-and-run-suspect-14809.htmlWed, 31 Jul 2013 12:50:59 GMTOne in 200 drive without insurance<p>Around one in every 200 drivers take to Britain's roads without insurance, according to new figures.There are 194,997 full licence holders and 31,806 provisional licence holders who have bee ...</p><p><a href="one-in-200-drive-without-insurance-14803.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/one-in-200-drive-without-insurance-14803.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/one-in-200-drive-without-insurance-14803.htmlTue, 30 Jul 2013 13:07:43 GMTMini reveals Vision concept car<p>Mini has given car enthusiasts a sneak peak at what the next generation of the popular hatchback might look like by unveiling the Mini Vision concept.With a sleeker, more swept-back look, th ...</p><p><a href="mini-reveals-vision-concept-car-14804.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mini-reveals-vision-concept-car-14804.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mini-reveals-vision-concept-car-14804.htmlTue, 30 Jul 2013 13:07:43 GMTFlood hits West Yorkshire town<p>Parts of a small West Yorkshire town were submerged under one-and-a-half feet of water after torrential rain caused flash floods.Roads and railway lines were left under water as emergency se ...</p><p><a href="flood-hits-west-yorkshire-town-14805.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/flood-hits-west-yorkshire-town-14805.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/flood-hits-west-yorkshire-town-14805.htmlTue, 30 Jul 2013 13:07:43 GMTSkoda gets life out of Fabia brand<p>Although Skoda is planning to replace its ageing Fabia brand, it hopes to tempt UK buyers for one last fling with two new value rich models.The extraordinarily popular Monte Carlo hatchback ...</p><p><a href="skoda-gets-life-out-of-fabia-brand-14806.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skoda-gets-life-out-of-fabia-brand-14806.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skoda-gets-life-out-of-fabia-brand-14806.htmlTue, 30 Jul 2013 13:07:43 GMTStunning comeback for Subaru WRX<p>Fans of the Subaru WRX may have feared that the car was about to disappear forever, but it is set to make a dramatic comeback.After years of disappointing sales in the UK, attributed to the ...</p><p><a href="stunning-comeback-for-subaru-wrx-14807.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/stunning-comeback-for-subaru-wrx-14807.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/stunning-comeback-for-subaru-wrx-14807.htmlTue, 30 Jul 2013 13:07:43 GMTDouble yellow parking on the way?<p>The Government is considering allowing drivers to park on double yellow lines for 15 minutes at a time as part of plans to boost high street trade, it is reported.Communities Secretary Eric ...</p><p><a href="double-yellow-parking-on-the-way--14800.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/double-yellow-parking-on-the-way--14800.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/double-yellow-parking-on-the-way--14800.htmlMon, 29 Jul 2013 13:58:47 GMTHonda: Less likely to break down<p>Honda has been named the world's most reliable car manufacturer for a record eighth successive year.Finishing top of the annual What Car? and Warranty Direct Reliability Survey suggests peac ...</p><p><a href="honda--less-likely-to-break-down-14801.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda--less-likely-to-break-down-14801.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda--less-likely-to-break-down-14801.htmlMon, 29 Jul 2013 13:58:47 GMTHeat sees more windscreens damaged<p>The hot weather, in which temperatures have hit higher than 30C, has led to a 10% year-on-year rise in damaged windscreens, says Autoglass.The firm has come up with a checklist so that motor ...</p><p><a href="heat-sees-more-windscreens-damaged-14802.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/heat-sees-more-windscreens-damaged-14802.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/heat-sees-more-windscreens-damaged-14802.htmlMon, 29 Jul 2013 13:58:47 GMTMerc E-Class hosts gearbox debut<p>September will see the first production of E-Class models from Mercedes-Benz using a new nine-speed automatic gearbox which claims to have environmental and financial benefits.Mercedes-Benz ...</p><p><a href="merc-e-class-hosts-gearbox-debut-14798.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/merc-e-class-hosts-gearbox-debut-14798.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/merc-e-class-hosts-gearbox-debut-14798.htmlMon, 29 Jul 2013 10:36:00 GMTCharity in summer drink-drive plea<p>Campaigners are calling on motorists to be vigilant about the risks of drink driving this summer. Summer is traditionally the peak period for drink driving casualties, due to the high number ...</p><p><a href="charity-in-summer-drink-drive-plea-14799.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/charity-in-summer-drink-drive-plea-14799.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/charity-in-summer-drink-drive-plea-14799.htmlMon, 29 Jul 2013 10:36:00 GMTWeather warning for holiday dash<p>Travel disruption is being predicted for the thousands of Britons heading off on holiday this weekend, as heavy downpours and thunderstorms are forecast to hit parts of the country.Certain r ...</p><p><a href="weather-warning-for-holiday-dash-14793.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/weather-warning-for-holiday-dash-14793.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/weather-warning-for-holiday-dash-14793.htmlFri, 26 Jul 2013 11:20:07 GMTSafety advice for holiday drivers<p>Road safety advice was being issued as millions of Brits packed their cars to begin their summer holidays this weekend.A good night's sleep, vehicle checks and allowing plenty of time for jo ...</p><p><a href="safety-advice-for-holiday-drivers-14794.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/safety-advice-for-holiday-drivers-14794.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/safety-advice-for-holiday-drivers-14794.htmlFri, 26 Jul 2013 11:20:07 GMTRare number plates up for auction<p>Numerous number plates are currently going under the hammer at a DVLA auction in Warwickshire, with many which represent names up for grabs.GA12 ETH (Gareth), SA11 EED (Saieed), and WE13 BER ...</p><p><a href="rare-number-plates-up-for-auction-14795.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rare-number-plates-up-for-auction-14795.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rare-number-plates-up-for-auction-14795.htmlFri, 26 Jul 2013 11:20:07 GMTThe Boss escapes arena parking fine<p>Rock star Bruce Springsteen's touring entourage will escape a parking fine, after it was confirmed that they won't have to pay a ticket stuck to their vehicle in Leeds.Embarrassed council bo ...</p><p><a href="the-boss-escapes-arena-parking-fine-14796.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/the-boss-escapes-arena-parking-fine-14796.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/the-boss-escapes-arena-parking-fine-14796.htmlFri, 26 Jul 2013 11:20:07 GMTMid-value used car demand soars<p>Motorists have been clamouring to snap up used cars valued between £5,000 and £7,000, according to experts.It is thought the trend has been triggered by a combination of the 2010 car scrappa ...</p><p><a href="mid-value-used-car-demand-soars-14797.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mid-value-used-car-demand-soars-14797.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mid-value-used-car-demand-soars-14797.htmlFri, 26 Jul 2013 11:20:07 GMTChitty Chitty Bang Bang rides again<p>A boy has been granted his wish to ride in the flying car from 1968 that made film history.Oliver Burton first began watching Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the age of three, when his battle wit ...</p><p><a href="chitty-chitty-bang-bang-rides-again-14790.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/chitty-chitty-bang-bang-rides-again-14790.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/chitty-chitty-bang-bang-rides-again-14790.htmlThu, 25 Jul 2013 10:26:35 GMTTyre safety lesson for parents<p>A significant proportion of cars in the UK are running on illegal or dangerous tyres, according to new research.Tyre manufacturer Falken recently found that eight out of 25 parents' cars che ...</p><p><a href="tyre-safety-lesson-for-parents-14791.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tyre-safety-lesson-for-parents-14791.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tyre-safety-lesson-for-parents-14791.htmlThu, 25 Jul 2013 10:26:35 GMTRadio DJ's old Mini up for auction<p>Radio 2 breakfast DJ Chris Evans is hoping a Mini he once owned will raise a tidy sum when it goes under the hammer for charity at his own car festival. The 1964 Austin Mini Mk I, now rebuil ...</p><p><a href="radio-dj-s-old-mini-up-for-auction-14792.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/radio-dj-s-old-mini-up-for-auction-14792.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/radio-dj-s-old-mini-up-for-auction-14792.htmlThu, 25 Jul 2013 10:26:35 GMTNew knight sees the light of day<p>Renault has unveiled a limited edition vehicle aimed at breathing exclusivity into the Megane.The Knight will be built in five-door hatchback, three-door coupe and longer sport tourer estate ...</p><p><a href="new-knight-sees-the-light-of-day-14788.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-knight-sees-the-light-of-day-14788.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-knight-sees-the-light-of-day-14788.htmlWed, 24 Jul 2013 13:22:39 GMTAudi Avant a better all-round model<p>The Audi RS 4 Avant is the estate car of the year in the opinion of a respected motoring website because of its mix of high performance and family-friendly qualities. CarSite.co.uk says the ...</p><p><a href="audi-avant-a-better-all-round-model-14789.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-avant-a-better-all-round-model-14789.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-avant-a-better-all-round-model-14789.htmlWed, 24 Jul 2013 13:22:39 GMTBentley in £800m car jobs boost<p>Luxury car firm Bentley is about to boost the UK automotive industry and the economy with an £800 million investment set to create 1,000 new jobs, it was announced today.The firm's Crewe sit ...</p><p><a href="bentley-in--800m-car-jobs-boost-14785.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bentley-in--800m-car-jobs-boost-14785.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bentley-in--800m-car-jobs-boost-14785.htmlWed, 24 Jul 2013 08:39:53 GMTDrivers warned over soft top dreams<p>HPI has warned motorists to check convertibles thoroughly before parting with cash after recent figures showed one in four Britons dream of splashing out on one in summer.The vehicle informa ...</p><p><a href="drivers-warned-over-soft-top-dreams-14786.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-warned-over-soft-top-dreams-14786.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-warned-over-soft-top-dreams-14786.htmlWed, 24 Jul 2013 08:39:53 GMTSeat launch voluminous Leon estate<p>The first pictures have been released of Seat's first-ever Leon estate, which aims to break new ground in available luggage space.Claiming to have significantly more luggage space than the h ...</p><p><a href="seat-launch-voluminous-leon-estate-14787.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seat-launch-voluminous-leon-estate-14787.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seat-launch-voluminous-leon-estate-14787.htmlWed, 24 Jul 2013 08:39:53 GMTFree repairs after Twitter rant<p>Mini has agreed to supply a replacement power steering pump free of charge for Richard E Grant's daughter after the actor embarked on a Twitter tirade about how the steering allegedly locked on a m ...</p><p><a href="free-repairs-after-twitter-rant-14783.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/free-repairs-after-twitter-rant-14783.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/free-repairs-after-twitter-rant-14783.htmlTue, 23 Jul 2013 14:15:25 GMTParking campaigners win legal case<p>A landmark legal ruling against increased parking charges could have implications for motorists and local authorities across the country.A High Court judge ruled that Barnet council in north ...</p><p><a href="parking-campaigners-win-legal-case-14784.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parking-campaigners-win-legal-case-14784.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parking-campaigners-win-legal-case-14784.htmlTue, 23 Jul 2013 14:15:25 GMTBMW reveals i3 electric car pricing<p>Motorists will be able to pick up the new BMW i3 electric car from £369 per month when it becomes available in the UK in November.The three-year deal sees drivers pay a £2,995 deposit follow ...</p><p><a href="bmw-reveals-i3-electric-car-pricing-14780.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-reveals-i3-electric-car-pricing-14780.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-reveals-i3-electric-car-pricing-14780.htmlTue, 23 Jul 2013 11:54:33 GMTBond in Aston Martin rendezvous<p>The centenary celebrations of Aston Martin have seen a reunion with its most famous driver, James Bond.Some of the rarest and most famous Aston Martins were gathered for a show in Kensington ...</p><p><a href="bond-in-aston-martin-rendezvous-14781.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bond-in-aston-martin-rendezvous-14781.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bond-in-aston-martin-rendezvous-14781.htmlTue, 23 Jul 2013 11:54:33 GMTSpeeding fine for comic Collins<p>Comedian Justin Lee Collins, who once hosted a Sky TV show featuring home videos of things going badly wrong, has himself been fined £266 for speeding on a motorway.The Oops TV host, 38, ple ...</p><p><a href="speeding-fine-for-comic-collins-14782.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/speeding-fine-for-comic-collins-14782.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/speeding-fine-for-comic-collins-14782.htmlTue, 23 Jul 2013 11:54:33 GMTLord's racing cars up for auction<p>A peer is selling an estimated £17 million worth of racing cars, described as one of the finest collections in the world, at auction in September.Irvine Laidlaw loves motor racing and has ta ...</p><p><a href="lord-s-racing-cars-up-for-auction-14778.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lord-s-racing-cars-up-for-auction-14778.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lord-s-racing-cars-up-for-auction-14778.htmlMon, 22 Jul 2013 11:50:12 GMTPeer 'makes calls to litter louts'<p>A Tory peer gets friends working for the DVLA to provide him with the contact details of people he sees dropping litter abroad so he can ring them up and talk to them about it, he told the House of ...</p><p><a href="peer--makes-calls-to-litter-louts--14779.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peer--makes-calls-to-litter-louts--14779.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peer--makes-calls-to-litter-louts--14779.htmlMon, 22 Jul 2013 11:50:12 GMTWatford is no 1 accident hotspot<p>There are more motor accidents in Watford than anywhere else in the UK, research by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) shows.Hemel Hempstead, Chelmsford, St Albans and Enfield were al ...</p><p><a href="watford-is-no-1-accident-hotspot-14775.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/watford-is-no-1-accident-hotspot-14775.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/watford-is-no-1-accident-hotspot-14775.htmlMon, 22 Jul 2013 10:45:32 GMTReliable Mazda MX-5 out in front<p>The Mazda MX-5 held off a number of rivals to claim the most reliable new sports car in Britain award in the 2013 Which? Car Survey.MX-5 models aged three years and under were given a reliab ...</p><p><a href="reliable-mazda-mx-5-out-in-front-14776.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/reliable-mazda-mx-5-out-in-front-14776.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/reliable-mazda-mx-5-out-in-front-14776.htmlMon, 22 Jul 2013 10:45:32 GMTProbe into 'stop-start' driving<p>A new study is to investigate how "stop-start" driving affects journey times and causes damage to car engines. Vehicle oil maker Castrol and satellite navigation firm TomTom are investigatin ...</p><p><a href="probe-into--stop-start--driving-14777.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/probe-into--stop-start--driving-14777.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/probe-into--stop-start--driving-14777.htmlMon, 22 Jul 2013 10:45:32 GMTHome buyers drive car building rise<p>The number of cars built in the UK for British motorists shot up by almost a quarter during the first half of 2013, new figures show.Overall, UK production grew by 1.1% in the first six mont ...</p><p><a href="home-buyers-drive-car-building-rise-14770.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/home-buyers-drive-car-building-rise-14770.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/home-buyers-drive-car-building-rise-14770.htmlFri, 19 Jul 2013 11:17:09 GMTLots full for classic car auction<p>There are now no more lots available for the biggest Silverstone Auctions collection to date, with classic and competition cars, automobilia and a lifestyle collection among the 300 lots.The ...</p><p><a href="lots-full-for-classic-car-auction-14771.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lots-full-for-classic-car-auction-14771.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lots-full-for-classic-car-auction-14771.htmlFri, 19 Jul 2013 11:17:09 GMTMP warns of 'rip-off' M-way prices<p>Motorway service stations should be better regulated, an MP has urged this week.Families cannot afford to eat at 'rip-off' motorway service stations, Ann Clwyd said.This can make them ...</p><p><a href="mp-warns-of--rip-off--m-way-prices-14772.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-warns-of--rip-off--m-way-prices-14772.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-warns-of--rip-off--m-way-prices-14772.htmlFri, 19 Jul 2013 11:17:09 GMTBrits urged to avoid travel misery<p>The Highways Agency is warning families to plan their journeys carefully as they head off on their summer holidays from this weekend.With schools breaking up and millions of Britons expected ...</p><p><a href="brits-urged-to-avoid-travel-misery-14773.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brits-urged-to-avoid-travel-misery-14773.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brits-urged-to-avoid-travel-misery-14773.htmlFri, 19 Jul 2013 11:17:09 GMTHyundai joins London hydrogen plan<p>Hyundai is taking a key role in a new scheme to develop the UK's first hydrogen transport network across London and the south-east of England.Five Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell models will be inclu ...</p><p><a href="hyundai-joins-london-hydrogen-plan-14774.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-joins-london-hydrogen-plan-14774.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-joins-london-hydrogen-plan-14774.htmlFri, 19 Jul 2013 11:17:09 GMT'Ridiculous' 999 recording released<p>West Midlands Police have released an audio recording of a misguided 999 call to raise awareness of the phone number's sole purpose - to report genuine emergencies.The force's Contact Centre ...</p><p><a href="-ridiculous--999-recording-released-14768.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-ridiculous--999-recording-released-14768.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-ridiculous--999-recording-released-14768.htmlThu, 18 Jul 2013 10:30:27 GMTNoddy car may fetch £25k at auction<p>The original Noddy Car is going up for auction where it is expected to sell for as much as £25,000.It is one of the best-known cars in fiction, having appeared in Enid Blyton's famous tales ...</p><p><a href="noddy-car-may-fetch--25k-at-auction-14769.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/noddy-car-may-fetch--25k-at-auction-14769.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/noddy-car-may-fetch--25k-at-auction-14769.htmlThu, 18 Jul 2013 10:30:27 GMTWell-off motorists drive jobs boom<p>Three years of record sales have led to the announcement of 100 new jobs at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.Some of the jobs will be linked to the car maker's latest model, the Wraith, which customer ...</p><p><a href="well-off-motorists-drive-jobs-boom-14765.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/well-off-motorists-drive-jobs-boom-14765.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/well-off-motorists-drive-jobs-boom-14765.htmlThu, 18 Jul 2013 09:08:28 GMTDrivers urged not to tyre of advice<p>A motoring group has issued advice to drivers in order to prevent hundreds of tyre-related incidents each month.The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) says that there were a total of 3,85 ...</p><p><a href="drivers-urged-not-to-tyre-of-advice-14766.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-urged-not-to-tyre-of-advice-14766.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-urged-not-to-tyre-of-advice-14766.htmlThu, 18 Jul 2013 09:08:28 GMTDrivers braced for further delays<p>Motorists are set to endure yet more misery on the UK's roads, according to the latest Government predictions.The Department for Transport (DfT) expects delays on major routes across the cou ...</p><p><a href="drivers-braced-for-further-delays-14767.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-braced-for-further-delays-14767.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-braced-for-further-delays-14767.htmlThu, 18 Jul 2013 09:08:28 GMTDriverless cars to be tested in UK<p>Nissan has teamed up with Oxford University researchers to develop driverless technology, which will be trialled for the first time on UK roads before the end of 2013.The cars, which have al ...</p><p><a href="driverless-cars-to-be-tested-in-uk-14760.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driverless-cars-to-be-tested-in-uk-14760.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driverless-cars-to-be-tested-in-uk-14760.htmlWed, 17 Jul 2013 10:38:28 GMTFord set to close Transit factory<p>The last Ford vehicle to be made in Britain will roll off the production line next week when the manufacturer's Transit plant shuts down.Next Friday will see the closure of the Southampton f ...</p><p><a href="ford-set-to-close-transit-factory-14761.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-set-to-close-transit-factory-14761.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-set-to-close-transit-factory-14761.htmlWed, 17 Jul 2013 10:38:28 GMTPetrol prices fuel inflation rise<p>Long-suffering motorists have borne the brunt of inflation hitting a 14-month peak.Rising prices at the fuel pumps have been blamed for Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation growing from 2.7 ...</p><p><a href="petrol-prices-fuel-inflation-rise-14762.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/petrol-prices-fuel-inflation-rise-14762.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/petrol-prices-fuel-inflation-rise-14762.htmlWed, 17 Jul 2013 10:38:28 GMTHonda Jazz tops best-buy chart<p>A new Top 10 chart of motorists' favourite superminis has been dominated by variants of the British-built Honda Jazz, it has emerged.Current models of the ever-popular car took the top two s ...</p><p><a href="honda-jazz-tops-best-buy-chart-14763.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-jazz-tops-best-buy-chart-14763.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-jazz-tops-best-buy-chart-14763.htmlWed, 17 Jul 2013 10:38:28 GMT'Park and sail' service to launch<p>Shoppers visiting a popular retail centre in Portsmouth are set to swap their cars for a boat this summer.An innovative "park and sail" initiative, introduced by the City Council, will see m ...</p><p><a href="-park-and-sail--service-to-launch-14764.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-park-and-sail--service-to-launch-14764.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-park-and-sail--service-to-launch-14764.htmlWed, 17 Jul 2013 10:38:28 GMTAmpera to lead way for triathletes<p>The athletes taking part in the Grand Final of the ITU World Triathlon Series in London in September will be following the lead car, a Vauxhall Ampera.As well as leading the way for the elit ...</p><p><a href="ampera-to-lead-way-for-triathletes-14757.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ampera-to-lead-way-for-triathletes-14757.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ampera-to-lead-way-for-triathletes-14757.htmlTue, 16 Jul 2013 12:26:47 GMT£28bn road deal gets legal backing<p>New laws will ensure that £28 billion of investment earmarked for England's roads is actually spent on them, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced this week.The Government will in ...</p><p><a href="-28bn-road-deal-gets-legal-backing-14758.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-28bn-road-deal-gets-legal-backing-14758.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-28bn-road-deal-gets-legal-backing-14758.htmlTue, 16 Jul 2013 12:26:47 GMTWilkins denies drink-driving charge<p>An ex-international footballer was found to be three times over the legal drink-driving limit when he was stopped by police in the early hours of the morning, a court has been told.Ray Wilki ...</p><p><a href="wilkins-denies-drink-driving-charge-14759.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wilkins-denies-drink-driving-charge-14759.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wilkins-denies-drink-driving-charge-14759.htmlTue, 16 Jul 2013 12:26:47 GMTOFT dismisses fair fuel campaign<p>Fuel campaigners have failed in their latest attempt to get regulators to assess petrol and diesel market prices, but they have not accepted defeat just yet.The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) ...</p><p><a href="oft-dismisses-fair-fuel-campaign-14755.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/oft-dismisses-fair-fuel-campaign-14755.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/oft-dismisses-fair-fuel-campaign-14755.htmlTue, 16 Jul 2013 12:15:50 GMTEyelashes most hated car accessory<p>Headlight eyelashes are the most detested car accessory in the UK, with 70% of drivers claiming their hatred for the hideous addition.A survey by used car retailer CarShop shows that fluffy ...</p><p><a href="eyelashes-most-hated-car-accessory-14756.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/eyelashes-most-hated-car-accessory-14756.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/eyelashes-most-hated-car-accessory-14756.htmlTue, 16 Jul 2013 12:15:50 GMT£1bn to fuel propulsion research<p>The automotive industry and the Government are each pledging £500 million to develop new motoring fuel technologies for the future. Business Secretary Vince Cable revealed on Friday that £1 ...</p><p><a href="-1bn-to-fuel-propulsion-research-14750.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-1bn-to-fuel-propulsion-research-14750.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-1bn-to-fuel-propulsion-research-14750.htmlMon, 15 Jul 2013 14:38:16 GMTPolice boss jailed for points stunt<p>The former chairman of a police authority who asked a friend to take his speeding penalty points so he could avoid a driving ban has been jailed for eight months.Dave McLuckie, of Great Ayto ...</p><p><a href="police-boss-jailed-for-points-stunt-14751.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-boss-jailed-for-points-stunt-14751.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-boss-jailed-for-points-stunt-14751.htmlMon, 15 Jul 2013 14:38:16 GMTThrills and spills in soapbox race<p>Formula One team boss Christian Horner knows a thing or two about downforce so he was just the man to judge the gravity-reliant Red Bull Soapbox Race on Sunday.Horner led the team of judges ...</p><p><a href="thrills-and-spills-in-soapbox-race-14752.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/thrills-and-spills-in-soapbox-race-14752.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/thrills-and-spills-in-soapbox-race-14752.htmlMon, 15 Jul 2013 14:38:16 GMTSolar power car takes on the world<p>Students are preparing to feel the heat when they take on the world in a new solar-powered racing car.The Cambridge University Eco Racing team has designed its vehicle, Resolution, to partic ...</p><p><a href="solar-power-car-takes-on-the-world-14753.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/solar-power-car-takes-on-the-world-14753.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/solar-power-car-takes-on-the-world-14753.htmlMon, 15 Jul 2013 14:38:16 GMTMr Loophole calls for cycling laws<p>Helmets and hi-vis clothing should be made mandatory for cyclists on Britain's roads, according to a high-profile lawyer.Nick Freeman, who is better known as Mr Loophole after winning seemin ...</p><p><a href="mr-loophole-calls-for-cycling-laws-14754.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mr-loophole-calls-for-cycling-laws-14754.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mr-loophole-calls-for-cycling-laws-14754.htmlMon, 15 Jul 2013 14:38:16 GMTMazda unveils MX-5 Sport Graphite<p>A special edition Mazda MX-5 will be called the Sport Graphite and be limited to just 500 cars.Each Sport Graphite model comes with with black leather seats with grey stitching, 17in dark gu ...</p><p><a href="mazda-unveils-mx-5-sport-graphite-14745.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda-unveils-mx-5-sport-graphite-14745.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda-unveils-mx-5-sport-graphite-14745.htmlFri, 12 Jul 2013 11:41:25 GMTRace legend's car goes under hammer<p>A historic Grand Prix-winning car could fetch upwards of £10 million when it is auctioned this week.Five-times Formula 1 World Champion Juan Manuel Fangio drove the Mercedes-Benz W196 to his ...</p><p><a href="race-legend-s-car-goes-under-hammer-14746.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/race-legend-s-car-goes-under-hammer-14746.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/race-legend-s-car-goes-under-hammer-14746.htmlFri, 12 Jul 2013 11:41:25 GMTTips for hurried holidaymakers<p>A road safety charity is offering simple tips on how drivers can securely reach their holiday destinations with minimal hassle.The IAM's (Institute of Advanced Motorists') advice comes on th ...</p><p><a href="tips-for-hurried-holidaymakers-14747.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tips-for-hurried-holidaymakers-14747.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tips-for-hurried-holidaymakers-14747.htmlFri, 12 Jul 2013 11:41:25 GMTNew Skoda release for UK favourite<p>The new Skoda Octavia vRS, a traditional big seller in the UK, is to make its public debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend.Prices and specifications for the hot hatch have bee ...</p><p><a href="new-skoda-release-for-uk-favourite-14748.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-skoda-release-for-uk-favourite-14748.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-skoda-release-for-uk-favourite-14748.htmlFri, 12 Jul 2013 11:41:25 GMTBurst pipe disrupts Queen's event<p>Thousands of guests heading to Buckingham Palace to celebrate 60 years since the Queen came to the throne were left facing delays on Thursday because of a burst water main.Road closures on t ...</p><p><a href="burst-pipe-disrupts-queen-s-event-14749.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/burst-pipe-disrupts-queen-s-event-14749.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/burst-pipe-disrupts-queen-s-event-14749.htmlFri, 12 Jul 2013 11:41:25 GMTNew system to warn tired drivers<p>'Mind reading' technology could soon be added to cars to alert motorists who are at risk of falling asleep at the wheel, according to scientists.They are carrying out research into the lates ...</p><p><a href="new-system-to-warn-tired-drivers-14740.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-system-to-warn-tired-drivers-14740.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-system-to-warn-tired-drivers-14740.htmlThu, 11 Jul 2013 11:26:16 GMTPart exchange cars selling for more<p>The typical selling price of part exchange cars increased for the first time since March last month, hitting £2,768, Manheim's latest Market Analysis shows.Values were also up 16.6% on June ...</p><p><a href="part-exchange-cars-selling-for-more-14741.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/part-exchange-cars-selling-for-more-14741.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/part-exchange-cars-selling-for-more-14741.htmlThu, 11 Jul 2013 11:26:16 GMTLook for 'responsible' tyre firms<p>Drivers should insist on choosing businesses displaying the 'Responsible Retailer' badge if they want to protect the planet when replacing their old or damaged tyres. The new recycling initi ...</p><p><a href="look-for--responsible--tyre-firms-14742.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/look-for--responsible--tyre-firms-14742.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/look-for--responsible--tyre-firms-14742.htmlThu, 11 Jul 2013 11:26:16 GMTDr Who to sell his 'time machine'<p>Doctor Who fans have the chance to get their hands on the Timelord's very own beloved ride by bidding in a online charity auction.Unfortunately they can't win the TARDIS, but actor Matt Smit ...</p><p><a href="dr-who-to-sell-his--time-machine--14743.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dr-who-to-sell-his--time-machine--14743.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dr-who-to-sell-his--time-machine--14743.htmlThu, 11 Jul 2013 11:26:16 GMTWolves number plate a hot tip<p>Fans of Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club are expected to wager big money for a new personalised registration plate when it goes under the hammer.The registration WO11 VES - resembling t ...</p><p><a href="wolves-number-plate-a-hot-tip-14744.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wolves-number-plate-a-hot-tip-14744.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wolves-number-plate-a-hot-tip-14744.htmlThu, 11 Jul 2013 11:26:16 GMTNew laws to punish drug-drivers<p>Plans leading to the easier prosecution of motorists driving under the influence of drugs have been outlined by the Government.The new proposals highlight eight illegal drugs which will prov ...</p><p><a href="new-laws-to-punish-drug-drivers-14735.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-laws-to-punish-drug-drivers-14735.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-laws-to-punish-drug-drivers-14735.htmlWed, 10 Jul 2013 13:08:51 GMT£30bn London roads upgrade planned<p>A £30 billion plan to upgrade London's roads has been unveiled, with proposals including improvements to the North and South Circular roads.Other upgrades will include "flyunders" and major ...</p><p><a href="-30bn-london-roads-upgrade-planned-14736.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-30bn-london-roads-upgrade-planned-14736.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-30bn-london-roads-upgrade-planned-14736.htmlWed, 10 Jul 2013 13:08:51 GMTDrivers face bigger parking fines<p>Motorists who park illegally could face bigger fines after the Government said it is considering lifting the cap on penalty charges.Transport Secretary Norman Baker said the £70 limit on par ...</p><p><a href="drivers-face-bigger-parking-fines-14737.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-face-bigger-parking-fines-14737.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-face-bigger-parking-fines-14737.htmlWed, 10 Jul 2013 13:08:51 GMTCard fees hurting smaller garages<p>Petrol Retailers Association chief Brian Madderson has called for a cap on how much a credit card provider can charge to process payments, to ensure rural petrol stations do not go out of business. ...</p><p><a href="card-fees-hurting-smaller-garages-14738.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/card-fees-hurting-smaller-garages-14738.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/card-fees-hurting-smaller-garages-14738.htmlWed, 10 Jul 2013 13:08:51 GMTFootballer to fight driving charges<p>A Premier League footballer is contesting charges that he used a false Belgian driving licence, a court heard this week.Cheick Tiote, 27, who is accused of providing a false document as a fo ...</p><p><a href="footballer-to-fight-driving-charges-14739.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/footballer-to-fight-driving-charges-14739.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/footballer-to-fight-driving-charges-14739.htmlWed, 10 Jul 2013 13:08:51 GMTAir-conditioning in cars 'lacking'<p>Air-conditioning maintenance in cars was found to be lacking by millions of drivers in the high temperatures of the weekend, prompting a warning for regular checks.Halfords reported an 86% r ...</p><p><a href="air-conditioning-in-cars--lacking--14730.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/air-conditioning-in-cars--lacking--14730.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/air-conditioning-in-cars--lacking--14730.htmlTue, 09 Jul 2013 14:52:42 GMTSilver Ghosts complete alpine trial<p>Forty-seven Rolls-Royce Silver Ghosts have completed the 2013 Centenary Alpine Trial through five countries.British royalty, lords and ladies, ambassadors and participants from 12 countries ...</p><p><a href="silver-ghosts-complete-alpine-trial-14731.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/silver-ghosts-complete-alpine-trial-14731.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/silver-ghosts-complete-alpine-trial-14731.htmlTue, 09 Jul 2013 14:52:42 GMTNew sat nav 'to make driving safer'<p>Garmin has moved to make satellite navigation safer by creating a new device called HUD, which indicates where drivers need to go next on the windscreen.The device, which works alongside Gar ...</p><p><a href="new-sat-nav--to-make-driving-safer--14732.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-sat-nav--to-make-driving-safer--14732.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-sat-nav--to-make-driving-safer--14732.htmlTue, 09 Jul 2013 14:52:42 GMTSuzuki Swift 4x4 to make UK bow<p>Following strong sales in Japan and European countries such as Germany and Switzerland, Suzuki is launching the new 4x4 Swift in the UK this month.Available as either a SZ3 or SZ4 grade, the ...</p><p><a href="suzuki-swift-4x4-to-make-uk-bow-14733.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/suzuki-swift-4x4-to-make-uk-bow-14733.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/suzuki-swift-4x4-to-make-uk-bow-14733.htmlTue, 09 Jul 2013 14:52:42 GMTCharity blasts traffic police cuts<p>Sweeping cuts to traffic policing are a "false economy" which could undermine the progress made on tackling drug-driving, a road safety charity has warned.The number of traffic police has fa ...</p><p><a href="charity-blasts-traffic-police-cuts-14734.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/charity-blasts-traffic-police-cuts-14734.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/charity-blasts-traffic-police-cuts-14734.htmlTue, 09 Jul 2013 14:52:42 GMTDomestic trips popular with Brits<p>Almost half of UK drivers will holiday here in Britain this year, Kwik Fit has discovered in a poll.The motor repair firm found UK motorists will cover 6.3 billion miles as they travel up an ...</p><p><a href="domestic-trips-popular-with-brits-14727.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/domestic-trips-popular-with-brits-14727.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/domestic-trips-popular-with-brits-14727.htmlMon, 08 Jul 2013 12:50:27 GMTPorsche 911 heads back to Goodwood<p>The Porsche 911 will continue its 50th birthday celebrations at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in Sussex this week.The sports car has featured at Goodwood since the inaugural festival in 199 ...</p><p><a href="porsche-911-heads-back-to-goodwood-14728.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/porsche-911-heads-back-to-goodwood-14728.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/porsche-911-heads-back-to-goodwood-14728.htmlMon, 08 Jul 2013 12:50:27 GMT216mph supercar due for display<p>The Vulcano, a three million euro supercar makes its first UK appearance in September with a top speed of 216mph.It goes on display at the Salon Privé show, boasting a V12 petrol engine with ...</p><p><a href="216mph-supercar-due-for-display-14729.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/216mph-supercar-due-for-display-14729.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/216mph-supercar-due-for-display-14729.htmlMon, 08 Jul 2013 12:50:27 GMTCrusher awaits seized Lamborghini<p>A fleet of bangers seized by police could be sent off to the crusher alongside a rather more glamorous £300,000 Lamborghini, it has been revealed.The high-performance Lamborghini Aventador w ...</p><p><a href="crusher-awaits-seized-lamborghini-14722.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/crusher-awaits-seized-lamborghini-14722.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/crusher-awaits-seized-lamborghini-14722.htmlFri, 05 Jul 2013 10:18:07 GMTJail call for repeat drink drivers<p>Harsher jail sentences are needed to deal with persistent drink drivers, according to an MP.Rehman Chishti, the Conservative MP for Gillingham and Rainham in Kent, has introduced his Drink D ...</p><p><a href="jail-call-for-repeat-drink-drivers-14723.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jail-call-for-repeat-drink-drivers-14723.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jail-call-for-repeat-drink-drivers-14723.htmlFri, 05 Jul 2013 10:18:07 GMTNew car sales up again in June<p>New car sales have risen in the UK for the 16th month in a row, new figures show.June saw sales jump 13% to almost 215,000, say the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).S ...</p><p><a href="new-car-sales-up-again-in-june-14724.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-up-again-in-june-14724.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-up-again-in-june-14724.htmlFri, 05 Jul 2013 10:18:07 GMTDamp decade prompts tyre advice<p>Drivers are being urged to make regular tyre tread checks following a forecast that Britain's facing another 10 wet summers.The Met Office made its gloomy prediction after identifying a new ...</p><p><a href="damp-decade-prompts-tyre-advice-14725.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/damp-decade-prompts-tyre-advice-14725.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/damp-decade-prompts-tyre-advice-14725.htmlFri, 05 Jul 2013 10:18:07 GMTF1 ace Vettel given keys to his car<p>Not content with being the youngest ever Formula 1 triple world champion, Sebastian Vettel has helped create a new road car.Just 150 Infiniti FX Vettel Editions will be made with the German ...</p><p><a href="f1-ace-vettel-given-keys-to-his-car-14726.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/f1-ace-vettel-given-keys-to-his-car-14726.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/f1-ace-vettel-given-keys-to-his-car-14726.htmlFri, 05 Jul 2013 10:18:07 GMTExpert: School run should be banned<p>Britain's top public health expert has called for a ban on parents driving their children to the school gates.Professor John Ashton said if it is necessary to go to school by car then parent ...</p><p><a href="expert--school-run-should-be-banned-14719.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/expert--school-run-should-be-banned-14719.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/expert--school-run-should-be-banned-14719.htmlThu, 04 Jul 2013 12:31:55 GMTSeat Leon named Car of the Year<p>The SEAT Leon has beaten a wealth of stern competition to be crowned Car of the Year 2013 at the annual Auto Express New Car Awards.Judges praised the way the car drives, as well as champion ...</p><p><a href="seat-leon-named-car-of-the-year-14720.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seat-leon-named-car-of-the-year-14720.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seat-leon-named-car-of-the-year-14720.htmlThu, 04 Jul 2013 12:31:55 GMTUsed cars getting harder to sell<p>Fewer people are buying used cars, according to new figures.The biggest fall was in sales of sports cars, including the Mazda MX-5 and the Audi TT, and it's thought the recent poor weather c ...</p><p><a href="used-cars-getting-harder-to-sell-14721.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-cars-getting-harder-to-sell-14721.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-cars-getting-harder-to-sell-14721.htmlThu, 04 Jul 2013 12:31:55 GMTVolvo app 'parks car independently'<p>Volvo has unveiled new technology that enables drivers to park their car using a mobile app.The new Autonomous Parking tool uses cameras and sensors with a system that activates driving cont ...</p><p><a href="volvo-app--parks-car-independently--14717.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volvo-app--parks-car-independently--14717.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volvo-app--parks-car-independently--14717.htmlThu, 04 Jul 2013 11:26:15 GMTEast Anglia insurance crackdown<p>Driving without insurance and other motoring offences were targeted as part of a multi-agency crackdown in East Anglia.Officers from Suffolk and Norfolk Roads Policing Units and Automatic Nu ...</p><p><a href="east-anglia-insurance-crackdown-14718.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/east-anglia-insurance-crackdown-14718.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/east-anglia-insurance-crackdown-14718.htmlThu, 04 Jul 2013 11:26:15 GMTLondon tightens congestion charge<p>Plug-in hybrids and full-electric cars are the only vehicles to escape the new congestion charging rules in London.The changes, which came into force on July 1, aim to halt the increasing nu ...</p><p><a href="london-tightens-congestion-charge-14712.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-tightens-congestion-charge-14712.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-tightens-congestion-charge-14712.htmlWed, 03 Jul 2013 14:40:19 GMTTaxis' deregulation warning to MPs<p>Taxi drivers have lobbied Parliament to warn against deregulation of the industry, claiming it could impact badly on standards and bring chaos on our roads.Hundreds of driver members of thre ...</p><p><a href="taxis--deregulation-warning-to-mps-14713.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/taxis--deregulation-warning-to-mps-14713.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/taxis--deregulation-warning-to-mps-14713.htmlWed, 03 Jul 2013 14:40:19 GMTLoyalty is key to Kia's summer deal<p>Existing customers hoping to trade in their old models stand to benefit most from Kia's newly announced summer deals.Kias have traditionally scored well in industry reliability surveys and r ...</p><p><a href="loyalty-is-key-to-kia-s-summer-deal-14714.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/loyalty-is-key-to-kia-s-summer-deal-14714.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/loyalty-is-key-to-kia-s-summer-deal-14714.htmlWed, 03 Jul 2013 14:40:19 GMTMP warns of whiplash injury fraud<p>Honest drivers are being hit by increasing car insurance costs because gangs are profiting from fraudulent whiplash claims, according to an MP.Julian Brazier's views were echoed by Justice M ...</p><p><a href="mp-warns-of-whiplash-injury-fraud-14715.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-warns-of-whiplash-injury-fraud-14715.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-warns-of-whiplash-injury-fraud-14715.htmlWed, 03 Jul 2013 14:40:19 GMTFree charging points for EV owners<p>All electric vehicle (EV) owners can receive free home charging points courtesy of British Gas and Chargemaster.Potential plug-in car buyers now have the added incentive of knowing they can ...</p><p><a href="free-charging-points-for-ev-owners-14716.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/free-charging-points-for-ev-owners-14716.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/free-charging-points-for-ev-owners-14716.htmlWed, 03 Jul 2013 14:40:19 GMTTV cameo for fastest blind driver<p>Speedster Steve Cunningham has starred in an ITV1 documentary highlighting the importance of guide dogs to blind people.The world's fastest blind driver relies heavily on Foster, a three-yea ...</p><p><a href="tv-cameo-for-fastest-blind-driver-14709.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tv-cameo-for-fastest-blind-driver-14709.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tv-cameo-for-fastest-blind-driver-14709.htmlTue, 02 Jul 2013 13:48:28 GMTWarm weather forecast until August<p>The rest of July could see warm weather for the UK, banishing memories of one of the coldest springs ever recorded.Weather forecasters believe fine weather, including below average rainfall ...</p><p><a href="warm-weather-forecast-until-august-14710.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/warm-weather-forecast-until-august-14710.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/warm-weather-forecast-until-august-14710.htmlTue, 02 Jul 2013 13:48:28 GMTMotorists urged to check oil levels<p>A fifth of motorists only check they have enough oil in their car when a warning light flashes, new research by the Institute of Advanced Motorists and Mobil 1 shows.These drivers are being ...</p><p><a href="motorists-urged-to-check-oil-levels-14711.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-urged-to-check-oil-levels-14711.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-urged-to-check-oil-levels-14711.htmlTue, 02 Jul 2013 13:48:28 GMTParis and Rome top rude cabbie list<p>Taxi drivers in Paris and Rome are the rudest in the world, according to a new survey.A poll of British travellers by airporttransfers.co.uk found that the two capital cities are where you'l ...</p><p><a href="paris-and-rome-top-rude-cabbie-list-14707.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/paris-and-rome-top-rude-cabbie-list-14707.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/paris-and-rome-top-rude-cabbie-list-14707.htmlTue, 02 Jul 2013 12:02:50 GMTGolf Estate offers huge boot boost<p>The new Golf Estate has been revealed, boasting around 60% more boot space than the latest hatchback despite an identical wheelbase.The luggage area, measured only in the boot itself up to t ...</p><p><a href="golf-estate-offers-huge-boot-boost-14708.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/golf-estate-offers-huge-boot-boost-14708.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/golf-estate-offers-huge-boot-boost-14708.htmlTue, 02 Jul 2013 12:02:50 GMTWhiplash claims continue to soar<p>Britain could be set to overtake the US in the litigious stakes if the number of whiplash claims continue on their current upward trajectory.While the number of auto accidents involving casu ...</p><p><a href="whiplash-claims-continue-to-soar-14705.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/whiplash-claims-continue-to-soar-14705.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/whiplash-claims-continue-to-soar-14705.htmlMon, 01 Jul 2013 14:27:58 GMTHow to navigate Italy's roads<p>Holidaymakers driving to Italy this summer should remember to prepare for the long journey ahead, says Britain's top advanced driver.Peter Rodger, chief examiner at the Institute of Advanced ...</p><p><a href="how-to-navigate-italy-s-roads-14706.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/how-to-navigate-italy-s-roads-14706.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/how-to-navigate-italy-s-roads-14706.htmlMon, 01 Jul 2013 14:27:58 GMTFans to Q up for Bond car auction<p>James Bond fans and classic sports car enthusiasts are set for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get their hands on the iconic Lotus Esprit Series 1 'submarine' car. The sleek white and bl ...</p><p><a href="fans-to-q-up-for-bond-car-auction-14702.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fans-to-q-up-for-bond-car-auction-14702.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fans-to-q-up-for-bond-car-auction-14702.htmlMon, 01 Jul 2013 11:48:46 GMTCar firms land top safety awards<p>The protection afforded to drivers and passengers of two popular family cars have seen them achieve the coveted top Euro NCAP safety rating. The Citroën C4 Picasso and Honda CR-V have both b ...</p><p><a href="car-firms-land-top-safety-awards-14703.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-firms-land-top-safety-awards-14703.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-firms-land-top-safety-awards-14703.htmlMon, 01 Jul 2013 11:48:46 GMTVolvo shows great belief in V40<p>Volvo is encouraging customers to take its compact hatchback for a spin and measure it against a Mercedes A-Class, confident they will choose the V40 D2 R-Design.Its 'V40 Challenge' campaign ...</p><p><a href="volvo-shows-great-belief-in-v40-14704.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volvo-shows-great-belief-in-v40-14704.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volvo-shows-great-belief-in-v40-14704.htmlMon, 01 Jul 2013 11:48:46 GMTCoalition unveils revamp of roads<p>A minister is promising to provide billions of pounds to repair the UK's potholed road network and pay for an array of new infrastructure projects. The Government is to spend more than £28 b ...</p><p><a href="coalition-unveils-revamp-of-roads-14697.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/coalition-unveils-revamp-of-roads-14697.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/coalition-unveils-revamp-of-roads-14697.htmlFri, 28 Jun 2013 11:57:44 GMTLabour MP admits to seeing red<p>Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has admitted to driving through a red light, after he was caught on camera driving through London after a late shift in Parliament.The Labour MP was caught by a tr ...</p><p><a href="labour-mp-admits-to-seeing-red-14698.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/labour-mp-admits-to-seeing-red-14698.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/labour-mp-admits-to-seeing-red-14698.htmlFri, 28 Jun 2013 11:57:44 GMTUK road deaths at 'record low'<p>There was a record low number of deaths on UK roads last year, according to official data.The total of 1,754 deaths was 8% lower than the 2011 figure, the Office for National Statistics (ONS ...</p><p><a href="uk-road-deaths-at--record-low--14699.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-road-deaths-at--record-low--14699.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-road-deaths-at--record-low--14699.htmlFri, 28 Jun 2013 11:57:44 GMTLoeb to star for Citroen in WTCC<p>Record-breaking rally driver Sebastien Loeb is determined to enjoy success for Citroen after joining its team for the 2014 World Touring Car Championship (WTCC).The French manufacturer decla ...</p><p><a href="loeb-to-star-for-citroen-in-wtcc-14700.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/loeb-to-star-for-citroen-in-wtcc-14700.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/loeb-to-star-for-citroen-in-wtcc-14700.htmlFri, 28 Jun 2013 11:57:44 GMTMany motorists speed like F1 racers<p>For years a favourite retort of traffic police officers to speeding drivers they had pulled over was: "Who do you think you are, Stirling Moss?"Sixty years on from Sir Stirling's motor racin ...</p><p><a href="many-motorists-speed-like-f1-racers-14701.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/many-motorists-speed-like-f1-racers-14701.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/many-motorists-speed-like-f1-racers-14701.htmlFri, 28 Jun 2013 11:57:44 GMTRoad and rail links win cash dash<p>The biggest programme of investment in roads for 50 years, and in railways since Victorian times, has been promised by Chancellor George Osborne.Mr Osborne said the Department for Transport ...</p><p><a href="road-and-rail-links-win-cash-dash-14692.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-and-rail-links-win-cash-dash-14692.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-and-rail-links-win-cash-dash-14692.htmlThu, 27 Jun 2013 10:49:20 GMTEx-minister sets new speed record<p>Former science minister Lord Paul Drayson has smashed the land speed record for an electric car, surpassing the 200mph mark.The speed of 204.185mph, which was calculated as an average of two ...</p><p><a href="ex-minister-sets-new-speed-record-14693.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ex-minister-sets-new-speed-record-14693.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ex-minister-sets-new-speed-record-14693.htmlThu, 27 Jun 2013 10:49:20 GMTWomen drivers 'make up on the move'<p>Running late causes many women drivers to apply make-up while in the driving seat, according to a new survey of driving habits.Almost half (46%) of women apply last-minute top-ups while behi ...</p><p><a href="women-drivers--make-up-on-the-move--14694.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/women-drivers--make-up-on-the-move--14694.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/women-drivers--make-up-on-the-move--14694.htmlThu, 27 Jun 2013 10:49:20 GMTDrink-drive campaign catches 150<p>A woman driving the wrong way round a roundabout is one of over 150 offenders who have been caught in the past fortnight in a crackdown on drink-drivers in Scotland.Seventy-two motorists put ...</p><p><a href="drink-drive-campaign-catches-150-14695.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-drive-campaign-catches-150-14695.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-drive-campaign-catches-150-14695.htmlThu, 27 Jun 2013 10:49:20 GMTRented cars could have hidden fees<p>People with young kids who hire a car while on holiday in mainland Europe should be careful with hidden fees, according to a newspaper.Sometimes, added charges for optional extras on a two-w ...</p><p><a href="rented-cars-could-have-hidden-fees-14696.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rented-cars-could-have-hidden-fees-14696.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rented-cars-could-have-hidden-fees-14696.htmlThu, 27 Jun 2013 10:49:20 GMTParents reveal road safety worries<p>Parents are more anxious about their youngsters being involved in car crashes than they are of them becoming victims of crime or losing their jobs, according to new research.Car-maker Ford c ...</p><p><a href="parents-reveal-road-safety-worries-14687.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parents-reveal-road-safety-worries-14687.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parents-reveal-road-safety-worries-14687.htmlWed, 26 Jun 2013 14:16:39 GMTLawyer wants tougher phone laws<p>The lawyer famed for getting celebrities off seemingly impossible driving charges has called for tougher penalties for those using a mobile phone without a hands free kit behind the wheel.Ni ...</p><p><a href="lawyer-wants-tougher-phone-laws-14688.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lawyer-wants-tougher-phone-laws-14688.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lawyer-wants-tougher-phone-laws-14688.htmlWed, 26 Jun 2013 14:16:39 GMTNissan hits high Note with redesign<p>Drivers are urged to take Note of Nissan's redesigned B segment offerings when looking for a new small car. Built at Nissan's Sunderland plant, the Note has been completely revamped to suit the Eur ...</p><p><a href="nissan-hits-high-note-with-redesign-14689.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-hits-high-note-with-redesign-14689.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-hits-high-note-with-redesign-14689.htmlWed, 26 Jun 2013 14:16:39 GMTTracker reveals stolen car hotspots<p>Greater London has taken the dubious 'top spot' in a new league table focussing on car theft - and recovery.Figures from stolen vehicle recovery firm, Tracker, bestow the unenviable title up ...</p><p><a href="tracker-reveals-stolen-car-hotspots-14690.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tracker-reveals-stolen-car-hotspots-14690.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tracker-reveals-stolen-car-hotspots-14690.htmlWed, 26 Jun 2013 14:16:39 GMTSat-nav 'a top fleet priority'<p>Sat-nav systems have emerged as a priority purchase for businesses striving to become more efficient, the latest study has found.Almost half (45%) of van drivers and 40% of fleet operators s ...</p><p><a href="sat-nav--a-top-fleet-priority--14691.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sat-nav--a-top-fleet-priority--14691.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sat-nav--a-top-fleet-priority--14691.htmlWed, 26 Jun 2013 14:16:39 GMTRecords to tumble at Silverstone<p>There will be a record number of car clubs showcasing an unprecedented number of classic cars at this year's Silverstone Classic.The three-day festival, which runs from July 26 to 28, will f ...</p><p><a href="records-to-tumble-at-silverstone-14682.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/records-to-tumble-at-silverstone-14682.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/records-to-tumble-at-silverstone-14682.htmlTue, 25 Jun 2013 12:00:34 GMTLenders predict car market growth<p>A quarterly finance industry survey has revealed that the majority of lenders are expecting growth in the new car finance market this year.The Finance &amp; Leasing Association (FLA) has pub ...</p><p><a href="lenders-predict-car-market-growth-14683.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lenders-predict-car-market-growth-14683.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lenders-predict-car-market-growth-14683.htmlTue, 25 Jun 2013 12:00:34 GMTDrivers to hand over control?<p>Autonomous driving systems will become increasingly common in the future as a result of population migration to large cities, it is predicted.Former Ford chief technical officer Richard Parr ...</p><p><a href="drivers-to-hand-over-control--14684.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-to-hand-over-control--14684.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-to-hand-over-control--14684.htmlTue, 25 Jun 2013 12:00:34 GMT80mph plan consigned to slow lane<p>Plans to increase the maximum motorway speed limit from 70mph to 80mph appear to have been shelved - with the Government giving greater priority to road safety.A source close to transport se ...</p><p><a href="80mph-plan-consigned-to-slow-lane-14685.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/80mph-plan-consigned-to-slow-lane-14685.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/80mph-plan-consigned-to-slow-lane-14685.htmlTue, 25 Jun 2013 12:00:34 GMTMotorsports firms compete for funds<p>Motorsport technology firms will compete for a share of a new £1m prize fund announced by universities and science minister David Willetts.As motor racing fanatics gear up for the British Gr ...</p><p><a href="motorsports-firms-compete-for-funds-14686.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorsports-firms-compete-for-funds-14686.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorsports-firms-compete-for-funds-14686.htmlTue, 25 Jun 2013 12:00:34 GMTAudi takes first eBay motor award<p>Audi has taken the Used Car Brand of the Year title in the inaugural eBay Motors Awards.London's Canary Wharf was the setting for the recent ceremony, and users of the hugely popular auction ...</p><p><a href="audi-takes-first-ebay-motor-award-14677.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-takes-first-ebay-motor-award-14677.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-takes-first-ebay-motor-award-14677.htmlMon, 24 Jun 2013 12:34:13 GMTLimited edition Kias on offer<p>Kia will offer a limited-production version of its new GT model to celebrate the company's entry into the world of performance hatchbacks.Just 500 GT 1st Edition versions of the pro_cee'd GT ...</p><p><a href="limited-edition-kias-on-offer-14678.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/limited-edition-kias-on-offer-14678.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/limited-edition-kias-on-offer-14678.htmlMon, 24 Jun 2013 12:34:13 GMTSmart brake lights see round corner<p>Brake lights which can "see" around corners are being trialled in vehicles.It is part of a new system being worked on by Ford which tells drivers that a car ahead of them is stopping; perhap ...</p><p><a href="smart-brake-lights-see-round-corner-14679.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/smart-brake-lights-see-round-corner-14679.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/smart-brake-lights-see-round-corner-14679.htmlMon, 24 Jun 2013 12:34:13 GMTDriver sentenced for altering car<p>A driver has been convicted of perverting justice for altering the appearance of her car in an attempt to evade punishment for speeding tickets.Olivia Flood, 27, believed she would be banned ...</p><p><a href="driver-sentenced-for-altering-car-14680.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driver-sentenced-for-altering-car-14680.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driver-sentenced-for-altering-car-14680.htmlMon, 24 Jun 2013 12:34:13 GMTNewcastle's Tiote on fraud charge<p>Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote was charged with using a false identity to obtain a UK driving licence and four other motoring offences in court on Friday.The 27-year old's case was ...</p><p><a href="newcastle-s-tiote-on-fraud-charge-14681.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/newcastle-s-tiote-on-fraud-charge-14681.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/newcastle-s-tiote-on-fraud-charge-14681.htmlMon, 24 Jun 2013 12:34:13 GMTDrivers told not to ignore OSAS<p>The DVLA has published a document which shows overweight middle-aged men and HGV drivers are at greater risk of suffering from obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS).The agency and the OSA ...</p><p><a href="drivers-told-not-to-ignore-osas-14672.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-told-not-to-ignore-osas-14672.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-told-not-to-ignore-osas-14672.htmlFri, 21 Jun 2013 13:42:34 GMTSmall de-fleeted cars 'in demand'<p>Clean, small engine cars continue to be prove hot property on the de-fleeted vehicles market, the latest figures reveal.The Hyundai i10 and Peugeot 107 in particular have been attracting str ...</p><p><a href="small-de-fleeted-cars--in-demand--14673.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/small-de-fleeted-cars--in-demand--14673.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/small-de-fleeted-cars--in-demand--14673.htmlFri, 21 Jun 2013 13:42:34 GMTMotoring test agencies set to merge<p>Driving and goods vehicle tests could be cheaper and more convenient with the merger of two motoring organisations, according to the Roads Minister. Stephen Hammond has announced that the Dr ...</p><p><a href="motoring-test-agencies-set-to-merge-14674.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motoring-test-agencies-set-to-merge-14674.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motoring-test-agencies-set-to-merge-14674.htmlFri, 21 Jun 2013 13:42:34 GMTCar production drops in Britain<p>There was a lull in car production in May after a sharp increase the previous month, with the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) revealing 129,355 vehicles were manufactured in Brita ...</p><p><a href="car-production-drops-in-britain-14675.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-production-drops-in-britain-14675.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-production-drops-in-britain-14675.htmlFri, 21 Jun 2013 13:42:34 GMTNew Vantage offers race performance<p>The new V12 Vantage S is the fastest accelerating production car available from Aston Martin.The British manufacturer's most extreme sports car takes just 3.7 seconds to sprint from 0 to 60 ...</p><p><a href="new-vantage-offers-race-performance-14676.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-vantage-offers-race-performance-14676.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-vantage-offers-race-performance-14676.htmlFri, 21 Jun 2013 13:42:34 GMTGermans show virtue of patience<p>German drivers are happy to suffer longer journey times and even detours if it helps to ease the overall traffic situation, according to a new report.But would time-pressed UK drivers feel t ...</p><p><a href="germans-show-virtue-of-patience-14667.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/germans-show-virtue-of-patience-14667.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/germans-show-virtue-of-patience-14667.htmlThu, 20 Jun 2013 12:15:36 GMTSEAT unveils latest Leon hot hatch<p>Motorists can enjoy driving one of the hottest hatchbacks around with the benefit of supermini-like running costs in SEAT's new Leon FR 2.0 TDi.The new Leon, the Spanish car-maker's response ...</p><p><a href="seat-unveils-latest-leon-hot-hatch-14668.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seat-unveils-latest-leon-hot-hatch-14668.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seat-unveils-latest-leon-hot-hatch-14668.htmlThu, 20 Jun 2013 12:15:36 GMTGreen car measures 'insufficient'<p>Car makers could do more to make their vehicles fuel-efficient, according to the majority of respondents in a new survey.Three-quarters of people in the Greenpeace poll said more could be do ...</p><p><a href="green-car-measures--insufficient--14669.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/green-car-measures--insufficient--14669.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/green-car-measures--insufficient--14669.htmlThu, 20 Jun 2013 12:15:36 GMTAdam and Siri - the perfect match<p>Vauxhall Adam owners will now be able to hold a conversation with their car thanks to a partnership with Apple.Drivers can give voice commands and receive a verbal response from the car itse ...</p><p><a href="adam-and-siri---the-perfect-match-14670.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/adam-and-siri---the-perfect-match-14670.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/adam-and-siri---the-perfect-match-14670.htmlThu, 20 Jun 2013 12:15:36 GMTAston Martin unveils new Volante<p>Aston Martin has launched its new drop-top Vanquish Volante - which comes in at a cool £199,995.The car has the same 6.0-litre V12 engine as its coupe stablemate the GT, which powers it to 0 ...</p><p><a href="aston-martin-unveils-new-volante-14671.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/aston-martin-unveils-new-volante-14671.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/aston-martin-unveils-new-volante-14671.htmlThu, 20 Jun 2013 12:15:36 GMTMotorists sizzle in mini-heatwave<p>Motorists out on the roads over the next couple of days will need to keep their wits about them as the notoriously fickle British weather prepares to throw them yet another curveball.Wednesd ...</p><p><a href="motorists-sizzle-in-mini-heatwave-14662.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-sizzle-in-mini-heatwave-14662.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-sizzle-in-mini-heatwave-14662.htmlWed, 19 Jun 2013 10:48:00 GMTRoad network under weather threat<p>Highways bosses have warned that much of the UK's local road network could become unusable in the event of more flooding or severe weather, unless urgent repairs are carried out. Crumbling c ...</p><p><a href="road-network-under-weather-threat-14663.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-network-under-weather-threat-14663.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-network-under-weather-threat-14663.htmlWed, 19 Jun 2013 10:48:00 GMTEx-police boss guilty over points<p>A former police authority chairman has been convicted of perverting the course of justice for persuading a friend to take three penalty points for him.Dave McLuckie, who was Cleveland Police ...</p><p><a href="ex-police-boss-guilty-over-points-14664.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ex-police-boss-guilty-over-points-14664.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ex-police-boss-guilty-over-points-14664.htmlWed, 19 Jun 2013 10:48:00 GMTQV models mark Alfa's sporting past<p>Ninety years ago Alfa Romeo turned over a new leaf by adorning it sportiest models with the Quadrifoglio Verde symbol and the Italian car maker is celebrating the anniversary with a special limited ...</p><p><a href="qv-models-mark-alfa-s-sporting-past-14665.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/qv-models-mark-alfa-s-sporting-past-14665.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/qv-models-mark-alfa-s-sporting-past-14665.htmlWed, 19 Jun 2013 10:48:00 GMTFleet tips focus on young drivers<p>Fleet managers have been given a series of tips designed to minimise the risks associated with young drivers.Road safety charity Brake has issued the best practice guidance as part of its ca ...</p><p><a href="fleet-tips-focus-on-young-drivers-14666.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fleet-tips-focus-on-young-drivers-14666.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fleet-tips-focus-on-young-drivers-14666.htmlWed, 19 Jun 2013 10:48:00 GMTCheck tyres before holiday break<p>Drivers preparing for a summer break are being warned to check their tyres before setting out.Last year's UK summer was the wettest on record and, with meteorologists fearing increasingly vo ...</p><p><a href="check-tyres-before-holiday-break-14660.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/check-tyres-before-holiday-break-14660.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/check-tyres-before-holiday-break-14660.htmlTue, 18 Jun 2013 11:20:39 GMTUK named 'world's whiplash capital'<p>A steep rise in injury claims has made Britain the "whiplash capital of the world". The Association of British Insurers (ABI) said whiplash claims made up £2.2 billion of the £10.7 billion p ...</p><p><a href="uk-named--world-s-whiplash-capital--14661.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-named--world-s-whiplash-capital--14661.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-named--world-s-whiplash-capital--14661.htmlTue, 18 Jun 2013 11:20:39 GMTLexus helps drivers play it safe<p>Lexus is offering drivers of its new IS saloon the chance to play it safe with a suite of advanced safety features and driving aids.New or nervous motorists looking for peace of mind behind ...</p><p><a href="lexus-helps-drivers-play-it-safe-14657.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lexus-helps-drivers-play-it-safe-14657.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lexus-helps-drivers-play-it-safe-14657.htmlTue, 18 Jun 2013 10:25:41 GMTQueue keeps Mazda in record books<p>The world record for the longest parade of a single car model has been broken in the Netherlands.A total of 683 Mazda MX-5s sports cars joined the procession on roads around the RDW Test Cen ...</p><p><a href="queue-keeps-mazda-in-record-books-14658.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/queue-keeps-mazda-in-record-books-14658.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/queue-keeps-mazda-in-record-books-14658.htmlTue, 18 Jun 2013 10:25:41 GMTElectric van claims practical worth<p>Mia-Electric is the quirky van manufacturer that claims to put the 'fun' into functional, but now they are broadening their horizons, having struck a deal with a UK importer to bring the first full ...</p><p><a href="electric-van-claims-practical-worth-14659.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/electric-van-claims-practical-worth-14659.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/electric-van-claims-practical-worth-14659.htmlTue, 18 Jun 2013 10:25:41 GMTGood cars destined for scrapheap<p>Steep tax costs penalising cars with higher CO2 emissions could soon force tens of thousands of perfectly good motors onto the scrapheap.CAP Automotive claims a host of vehicles registered s ...</p><p><a href="good-cars-destined-for-scrapheap-14652.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/good-cars-destined-for-scrapheap-14652.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/good-cars-destined-for-scrapheap-14652.htmlMon, 17 Jun 2013 11:42:05 GMTGerman speed limits 'enforced'<p>Motorists taking driving holidays in Germany this summer have been advised to keep an eye on their speed, as contrary to the beliefs of many, limits are strictly enforced in the country.In h ...</p><p><a href="german-speed-limits--enforced--14653.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/german-speed-limits--enforced--14653.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/german-speed-limits--enforced--14653.htmlMon, 17 Jun 2013 11:42:05 GMT30m reasons for VW to be cheerful<p>The iconic family-sized Golf has just given Volkswagen bosses 30 million reasons to be cheerful.That's the number of models that have now rolled off the company's production line at its mass ...</p><p><a href="30m-reasons-for-vw-to-be-cheerful-14654.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/30m-reasons-for-vw-to-be-cheerful-14654.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/30m-reasons-for-vw-to-be-cheerful-14654.htmlMon, 17 Jun 2013 11:42:05 GMT'Learners need motorway experience'<p>Allowing supervised learner drivers on the motorway would help them gain much-needed experience, so says a road safety charity.With a green paper on learning to drive due to be published lat ...</p><p><a href="-learners-need-motorway-experience--14655.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-learners-need-motorway-experience--14655.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-learners-need-motorway-experience--14655.htmlMon, 17 Jun 2013 11:42:05 GMTFuel savings from fleet CO2 drop<p>The last four years has seen a reduction of 15.2% in CO2 emissions from new company cars across Europe's major markets, according to new figures.Published by GE Capital EMEA, the Key Solutio ...</p><p><a href="fuel-savings-from-fleet-co2-drop-14656.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-savings-from-fleet-co2-drop-14656.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-savings-from-fleet-co2-drop-14656.htmlMon, 17 Jun 2013 11:42:05 GMTSwitzerland reveal for Chevrolet<p>European motorists have been given their first glimpse of Chevrolet's restyled Captiva compact SUV.Now available to order from just over £21,000, the new Captiva was unveiled at the 2013 Gen ...</p><p><a href="switzerland-reveal-for-chevrolet-14649.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/switzerland-reveal-for-chevrolet-14649.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/switzerland-reveal-for-chevrolet-14649.htmlFri, 14 Jun 2013 09:26:28 GMTFocus goes fully electric in Europe<p>Ford is breaking new ground with the commencement in production of its first fully-electric vehicle in Europe, the Ford Focus Electric. The zero-emission Focus Electric marks a new chapter i ...</p><p><a href="focus-goes-fully-electric-in-europe-14650.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/focus-goes-fully-electric-in-europe-14650.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/focus-goes-fully-electric-in-europe-14650.htmlFri, 14 Jun 2013 09:26:28 GMTToyota tops global green brand vote<p>The world's largest carmaker is also the 'greenest' global brand in the opinion of experts. Toyota's efforts to protect the environment have seen it remain on top of the Interbrand Best Glob ...</p><p><a href="toyota-tops-global-green-brand-vote-14651.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-tops-global-green-brand-vote-14651.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-tops-global-green-brand-vote-14651.htmlFri, 14 Jun 2013 09:26:28 GMTHands-free devices 'impair driving'<p>Hands-free devices affect a motorist's ability to drive safely, new US research has suggested.Lead study author Professor David Strayer, of the University of Utah, said hands-free technologi ...</p><p><a href="hands-free-devices--impair-driving--14647.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hands-free-devices--impair-driving--14647.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hands-free-devices--impair-driving--14647.htmlFri, 14 Jun 2013 09:05:12 GMTMustang is dads' favourite ride<p>If money was no object most dads would love to have a Ford Mustang sitting in their garages or driveways, according to a new survey. A Father's Day poll by car rental company Great Escape Classic C ...</p><p><a href="mustang-is-dads--favourite-ride-14648.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mustang-is-dads--favourite-ride-14648.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mustang-is-dads--favourite-ride-14648.htmlFri, 14 Jun 2013 09:05:12 GMTStudent team tested on fuel economy<p>A team of engineering students hoping to be crowned the nation's most economical drivers are preparing for a non-stop driving challenge across the length of Britain.No fewer than 46 universi ...</p><p><a href="student-team-tested-on-fuel-economy-14645.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/student-team-tested-on-fuel-economy-14645.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/student-team-tested-on-fuel-economy-14645.htmlThu, 13 Jun 2013 10:40:50 GMTVauxhall Insignia range unveiled<p>Vauxhall has released pictures of its new Insignia range, with prices starting at nearly £2,000 lower than the old model when it was unveiled.Following its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show, ...</p><p><a href="vauxhall-insignia-range-unveiled-14646.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vauxhall-insignia-range-unveiled-14646.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vauxhall-insignia-range-unveiled-14646.htmlThu, 13 Jun 2013 10:40:50 GMTCar rental 'better for environment'<p>Hiring cars can help motorists own fewer vehicles and adopt more sustainable travel habits, a survey has suggested.Car rental is used by a diverse range of people for a wide variety of purpo ...</p><p><a href="car-rental--better-for-environment--14642.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-rental--better-for-environment--14642.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-rental--better-for-environment--14642.htmlThu, 13 Jun 2013 08:09:22 GMTOnline tyre sales gain traction<p>An increasing number of motorists are buying their tyres online - a trend that is expected to become even more popular in the future.A <a href="http://www.greenflag.com/breakdown-co ...</p><p><a href="online-tyre-sales-gain-traction-14643.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/online-tyre-sales-gain-traction-14643.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/online-tyre-sales-gain-traction-14643.htmlThu, 13 Jun 2013 08:09:22 GMTCar clubs hold 'untapped potential'<p>Car clubs have the potential to help meet air quality standards and support healthier door to door journeys in cities, according to new research.The Carplus Annual Survey 2012/13 report for ...</p><p><a href="car-clubs-hold--untapped-potential--14644.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-clubs-hold--untapped-potential--14644.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-clubs-hold--untapped-potential--14644.htmlThu, 13 Jun 2013 08:09:22 GMTWomen drivers 'avoid basic checks'<p>Many female drivers in the UK never carry out basic car maintenance checks, a new survey suggests.Around two-thirds (67%) of women never check their brake fluid levels, according to research ...</p><p><a href="women-drivers--avoid-basic-checks--14639.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/women-drivers--avoid-basic-checks--14639.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/women-drivers--avoid-basic-checks--14639.htmlWed, 12 Jun 2013 09:41:05 GMTCamatte57 puts the toy into Toyota<p>Toyota has unveiled the ultimate toy car - aimed at teaching youngsters how to drive and create their own vehicle, as well as encouraging family fun.The Japanese manufacturer released photog ...</p><p><a href="camatte57-puts-the-toy-into-toyota-14640.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/camatte57-puts-the-toy-into-toyota-14640.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/camatte57-puts-the-toy-into-toyota-14640.htmlWed, 12 Jun 2013 09:41:05 GMTBuyers look for low CO2 emissions<p>More and more people looking to buy a used car are asking for information about CO2 emissions.Vehicle information expert HPI found that cost, and not the environment, is the driving force be ...</p><p><a href="buyers-look-for-low-co2-emissions-14641.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/buyers-look-for-low-co2-emissions-14641.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/buyers-look-for-low-co2-emissions-14641.htmlWed, 12 Jun 2013 09:41:05 GMTPupils back road safety campaign<p>Thousands of pupils are marching in support of a charity campaign to highlight the benefits of walking and the need for drivers to slow down near schools. More than 100,000 youngsters from 6 ...</p><p><a href="pupils-back-road-safety-campaign-14637.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pupils-back-road-safety-campaign-14637.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pupils-back-road-safety-campaign-14637.htmlWed, 12 Jun 2013 07:59:37 GMTPolice issue car security warning<p>Motorists in Kent are being reminded to make sure they lock their vehicles and hide away any valuable items after a rise in thefts in the north of the county. As well as usual items like sat ...</p><p><a href="police-issue-car-security-warning-14638.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-issue-car-security-warning-14638.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-issue-car-security-warning-14638.htmlWed, 12 Jun 2013 07:59:37 GMTKia hits 500,000 sales milestone<p>Kia has announced it has sold its 500,000th car on UK soil, with a married couple from Leicester the recipients of a milestone Cee'd '4' 1.6 CRDi hatchback.The South Korean company is enjoyi ...</p><p><a href="kia-hits-500-000-sales-milestone-14635.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-hits-500-000-sales-milestone-14635.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-hits-500-000-sales-milestone-14635.htmlTue, 11 Jun 2013 10:17:20 GMTMotoring innovation award launched<p>Fresh ideas in the motoring industry are being sought as an annual competition for automotive innovation gets under way.The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has launched its ...</p><p><a href="motoring-innovation-award-launched-14636.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motoring-innovation-award-launched-14636.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motoring-innovation-award-launched-14636.htmlTue, 11 Jun 2013 10:17:20 GMTParking signs too complex, MPs told<p>Road signs are too complex and it is not always clear to drivers where they can legally park, MPs have been told.Yet motorists are often deterred from contesting financial penalties because ...</p><p><a href="parking-signs-too-complex--mps-told-14632.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parking-signs-too-complex--mps-told-14632.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parking-signs-too-complex--mps-told-14632.htmlTue, 11 Jun 2013 09:54:22 GMTAudi tests wireless parking payment<p>Audi drivers could soon be able to leave their vehicles in car parks without having to pick up and physically pay for a ticket if trials of a new system are successful. Motorists know the us ...</p><p><a href="audi-tests-wireless-parking-payment-14633.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-tests-wireless-parking-payment-14633.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-tests-wireless-parking-payment-14633.htmlTue, 11 Jun 2013 09:54:22 GMTUpgrade for Juke's diesel engine<p>The popular Nissan Juke is now available to buy with an updated diesel engine that boasts lower emissions, greater fuel economy and reduced noise.The 1.5-litre dCi diesel engine has accounte ...</p><p><a href="upgrade-for-juke-s-diesel-engine-14634.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/upgrade-for-juke-s-diesel-engine-14634.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/upgrade-for-juke-s-diesel-engine-14634.htmlTue, 11 Jun 2013 09:54:22 GMTDrivers given tips for France trips<p>The Institute of Advanced Motorists is offering tips for motorists driving in France this summer, with chief examiner Peter Rodger urging all drivers and motorcyclists to carry a breathalyser kit.< ...</p><p><a href="drivers-given-tips-for-france-trips-14627.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-given-tips-for-france-trips-14627.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-given-tips-for-france-trips-14627.htmlMon, 10 Jun 2013 11:36:18 GMTAuction shaken and stirred by DB5<p>An exquisitely restored piece of classic British motoring history will take pride of place at the Silverstone Classic Sale next month. Silverstone Auctions has announced that a 1965 Aston Ma ...</p><p><a href="auction-shaken-and-stirred-by-db5-14628.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/auction-shaken-and-stirred-by-db5-14628.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/auction-shaken-and-stirred-by-db5-14628.htmlMon, 10 Jun 2013 11:36:18 GMTNew campaign targets tyre safety<p>Tyre safety will be driven into focus later this year during a month-long campaign.Road safety professionals and those in the motor industry are being encouraged to gear up for the TyreSafe ...</p><p><a href="new-campaign-targets-tyre-safety-14629.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-campaign-targets-tyre-safety-14629.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-campaign-targets-tyre-safety-14629.htmlMon, 10 Jun 2013 11:36:18 GMTAdvice for motorists with hayfever<p>Motorists have been warned that the start of hayfever season is likely to bring an added driving hazard.Research shows that 55% of drivers who suffer from hayfever have suffered a <a ...</p><p><a href="advice-for-motorists-with-hayfever-14630.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/advice-for-motorists-with-hayfever-14630.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/advice-for-motorists-with-hayfever-14630.htmlMon, 10 Jun 2013 11:36:18 GMTPikes Peak record for Range Rover<p>The new Range Rover Sport set a new record for the fastest production sport utility vehicle on the Pikes Pike International Hill Climb course in Colorado, US.The Range Rover Sport completed ...</p><p><a href="pikes-peak-record-for-range-rover-14631.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pikes-peak-record-for-range-rover-14631.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pikes-peak-record-for-range-rover-14631.htmlMon, 10 Jun 2013 11:36:18 GMTPolice stop princess near palace<p>Swedish police may have misread the rules of the road when they stopped soon-to-be-married Princess Madeleine in a bus lane near the palace in Stockholm.The royal was pulled over just four d ...</p><p><a href="police-stop-princess-near-palace-14622.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-stop-princess-near-palace-14622.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-stop-princess-near-palace-14622.htmlFri, 07 Jun 2013 10:49:09 GMTNew car sales 'surge' in the UK<p>Motorists have been flocking to buy new cars despite tough economic conditions, the latest figures suggest.New car sales reached their highest level for six years in May in what is described ...</p><p><a href="new-car-sales--surge--in-the-uk-14623.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales--surge--in-the-uk-14623.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales--surge--in-the-uk-14623.htmlFri, 07 Jun 2013 10:49:09 GMTDenmark sees hydrogen car delivery<p>Carbon neutral motoring came a step closer this week when the first production line-assembled hydrogen cars were delivered to Europe.The city of Copehagen in Denmark has aimed to become carb ...</p><p><a href="denmark-sees-hydrogen-car-delivery-14624.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/denmark-sees-hydrogen-car-delivery-14624.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/denmark-sees-hydrogen-car-delivery-14624.htmlFri, 07 Jun 2013 10:49:09 GMTFord scoops best engine award again<p>A Ford motor has won the International Engine of the Year award for the second successive year.Its turbocharged three-cylinder 1.0-litre EcoBoost unit wowed judges again with its potential f ...</p><p><a href="ford-scoops-best-engine-award-again-14625.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-scoops-best-engine-award-again-14625.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-scoops-best-engine-award-again-14625.htmlFri, 07 Jun 2013 10:49:09 GMTPrince Charles drives sports car<p>The Prince of Wales has hailed Morgan Motor Company as "a great example of British manufacturing" after enjoying a day at a factory in Worcestershire which included a spin in a sports car.Ch ...</p><p><a href="prince-charles-drives-sports-car-14626.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/prince-charles-drives-sports-car-14626.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/prince-charles-drives-sports-car-14626.htmlFri, 07 Jun 2013 10:49:09 GMTMotorists riled by selfish driving<p>Frustrated motorists will welcome new laws giving police the power to issue £100 fixed penalty fines and three points for offences such as tailgating or middle-lane hogging, according to BCA.<p ...</p><p><a href="motorists-riled-by-selfish-driving-14617.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-riled-by-selfish-driving-14617.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-riled-by-selfish-driving-14617.htmlThu, 06 Jun 2013 12:45:30 GMTSummer drink-driving crackdown<p>Safety-conscious motorists will be relieved to know the Government is cracking down on drink-driving this summer - and those caught offending will face heavy fines, a criminal record and the loss o ...</p><p><a href="summer-drink-driving-crackdown-14618.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/summer-drink-driving-crackdown-14618.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/summer-drink-driving-crackdown-14618.htmlThu, 06 Jun 2013 12:45:30 GMTNissan unveils updated Micra models<p>Nissan has taken steps to soup-up the new Micra, including fresh stylings, in-car technology and a dramatically modified interior.The Japanese manufacturer has unveiled changes to both the f ...</p><p><a href="nissan-unveils-updated-micra-models-14619.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-unveils-updated-micra-models-14619.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-unveils-updated-micra-models-14619.htmlThu, 06 Jun 2013 12:45:30 GMTToyota recalls 242,000 faulty cars<p>Toyota is calling back around 233,000 Prius hybrid cars bought worldwide, including 30,000 in the UK and Europe, because of brake problems. Vehicles that came off the construction line betwe ...</p><p><a href="toyota-recalls-242-000-faulty-cars-14620.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-recalls-242-000-faulty-cars-14620.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-recalls-242-000-faulty-cars-14620.htmlThu, 06 Jun 2013 12:45:30 GMTMan, 105, still behind the wheel<p>A man aged 105 has shown it is still possible to enjoy the freedom of driving right into old age.British-born Bob Edwards lives in New Zealand and is the country's oldest driver, taking to t ...</p><p><a href="man--105--still-behind-the-wheel-14621.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/man--105--still-behind-the-wheel-14621.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/man--105--still-behind-the-wheel-14621.htmlThu, 06 Jun 2013 12:45:30 GMTVauxhall wins interior design award<p>The Vauxhall Adam has taken home the award for best interior design in a production car at the Automotive Interiors Expo 2013 in Germany.The hatchback fought off competition from the likes o ...</p><p><a href="vauxhall-wins-interior-design-award-14615.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vauxhall-wins-interior-design-award-14615.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vauxhall-wins-interior-design-award-14615.htmlWed, 05 Jun 2013 12:25:13 GMTMiddle lane hogs face instant fines<p>Motorists who needlessly hog the middle lane on a motorway and those who tailgate other vehicles will be hit with an instant £100 fine and three points on their licence under fresh proposals.<p ...</p><p><a href="middle-lane-hogs-face-instant-fines-14616.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/middle-lane-hogs-face-instant-fines-14616.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/middle-lane-hogs-face-instant-fines-14616.htmlWed, 05 Jun 2013 12:25:13 GMTGreen light for first motorway pub<p>Road safety campaigners have condemned plans to open Britain's first motorway pub.JD Wetherspoon has won permission for a 24-hour bar and restaurant at the service station at junction 2 of t ...</p><p><a href="green-light-for-first-motorway-pub-14612.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/green-light-for-first-motorway-pub-14612.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/green-light-for-first-motorway-pub-14612.htmlWed, 05 Jun 2013 09:53:44 GMTDrivers to try new charging system<p>A consortium will give 10 groups of UK motorists a new Nissan Leaf so they can become the first to try out a new smart charging system.The My Electric Avenue project, which is supported by t ...</p><p><a href="drivers-to-try-new-charging-system-14613.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-to-try-new-charging-system-14613.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-to-try-new-charging-system-14613.htmlWed, 05 Jun 2013 09:53:44 GMTCoffee: Secret to good aftersales<p>Car buyers expect their aftersales service to be warm, mellow and branded . and that's just the coffee.A decent cup of coffee is the key to good aftersales in showrooms, according to a new s ...</p><p><a href="coffee--secret-to-good-aftersales-14614.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/coffee--secret-to-good-aftersales-14614.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/coffee--secret-to-good-aftersales-14614.htmlWed, 05 Jun 2013 09:53:44 GMTDrink-driver 'sleepwalks 150 miles'<p>A drink-driver has avoided jail after claiming he was sleepwalking through a two-hour car journey in which he reached speeds of 100mph before crashing.Marine engineer David Hamnett, 47, got ...</p><p><a href="drink-driver--sleepwalks-150-miles--14610.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-driver--sleepwalks-150-miles--14610.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-driver--sleepwalks-150-miles--14610.htmlTue, 04 Jun 2013 14:09:25 GMTIncrease in illegal fuel clampdowns<p>Customs officials have stepped up their efforts to curb illicit fuel sales resulting in a 48% increase in people being caught selling doctored or stolen petrol and diesel, according to official fig ...</p><p><a href="increase-in-illegal-fuel-clampdowns-14611.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/increase-in-illegal-fuel-clampdowns-14611.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/increase-in-illegal-fuel-clampdowns-14611.htmlTue, 04 Jun 2013 14:09:25 GMTAlfa Romeo 4C features at festival<p>The Alfa Romeo 4C will be driven in public for the first time at July's Goodwood Festival of Speed.The coupe, appearing in its "Launch Edition" guise, is shorter than some superminis at unde ...</p><p><a href="alfa-romeo-4c-features-at-festival-14607.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/alfa-romeo-4c-features-at-festival-14607.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/alfa-romeo-4c-features-at-festival-14607.htmlTue, 04 Jun 2013 13:00:32 GMTCar travel highlights fuel issue<p>A new report has underscored the effects of rising fuel costs on tight household budgets, with the finding that most people travel to work by car.The GMB Union report shows that two thirds o ...</p><p><a href="car-travel-highlights-fuel-issue-14608.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-travel-highlights-fuel-issue-14608.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-travel-highlights-fuel-issue-14608.htmlTue, 04 Jun 2013 13:00:32 GMTKia recalls 25,000 cars over fault<p>A faulty brake light switch has forced Kia to recall more than 25,000 vehicles in the UK.Routine checks by the South Korean firm flagged up that a faulty switch could lead to the car's rear ...</p><p><a href="kia-recalls-25-000-cars-over-fault-14609.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-recalls-25-000-cars-over-fault-14609.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-recalls-25-000-cars-over-fault-14609.htmlTue, 04 Jun 2013 13:00:32 GMTSchemes aim to combat congestion<p>The Government has pledged a total of £165m to 62 anti-congestion schemes across England.The money is the second tranche of funding from the £190m Local Pinch Point Fund, intended to remove ...</p><p><a href="schemes-aim-to-combat-congestion-14604.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/schemes-aim-to-combat-congestion-14604.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/schemes-aim-to-combat-congestion-14604.htmlMon, 03 Jun 2013 15:13:16 GMT'Dadvice' for classic car fanatics<p>With Father's Day just around the corner, motoring broadcaster Mike Brewer's new book could be just the gift you've been looking for.The Wheeler Dealer Know How has loads of practical 'dadvi ...</p><p><a href="-dadvice--for-classic-car-fanatics-14605.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-dadvice--for-classic-car-fanatics-14605.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-dadvice--for-classic-car-fanatics-14605.htmlMon, 03 Jun 2013 15:13:16 GMTUsed car market is 'recovering'<p>The used car market is showing signs of stabilising despite the current trend of increased value erosion.Research from CAP Automotive shows that while there is a trend of faster depreciation ...</p><p><a href="used-car-market-is--recovering--14606.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-market-is--recovering--14606.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-market-is--recovering--14606.htmlMon, 03 Jun 2013 15:13:16 GMTMP calls for fairer deal on fuel<p>The Government should make it clear to motorists how much money they are paying in fuel tax and what it is being spent on by including the information on service station till receipts, an MP claims ...</p><p><a href="mp-calls-for-fairer-deal-on-fuel-14602.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-calls-for-fairer-deal-on-fuel-14602.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-calls-for-fairer-deal-on-fuel-14602.htmlMon, 03 Jun 2013 13:56:48 GMTLadies impressed by flash cars<p>Men who want to impress a woman on a first date should turn up in a flash motor, a survey suggests.Two in five women say a snazzy car makes a good first impression, while 12% think it makes ...</p><p><a href="ladies-impressed-by-flash-cars-14603.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ladies-impressed-by-flash-cars-14603.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ladies-impressed-by-flash-cars-14603.htmlMon, 03 Jun 2013 13:56:48 GMTNone for the road, says safety body<p>Police in England and Wales have begun a three month campaign to combat drink and drug driving, with support from road safety charity Brake.The charity wants motorists to pledge not to take ...</p><p><a href="none-for-the-road--says-safety-body-14600.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/none-for-the-road--says-safety-body-14600.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/none-for-the-road--says-safety-body-14600.htmlFri, 31 May 2013 14:21:00 GMTWooden wonder car put up for sale<p>A Hungarian agricultural worker is making a car made almost entirely out of wood, with the fuel tank consisting of an old beer barrel.Istvan Puskas, 51, designed and created his car during l ...</p><p><a href="wooden-wonder-car-put-up-for-sale-14601.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wooden-wonder-car-put-up-for-sale-14601.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wooden-wonder-car-put-up-for-sale-14601.htmlFri, 31 May 2013 14:21:00 GMTBieber faces reckless driving case<p>Los Angeles Police are investigating an alleged reckless driving offence by pop star Justin Bieber, after complaints were received about speeding in the Los Angeles gated community where he lives.< ...</p><p><a href="bieber-faces-reckless-driving-case-14595.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bieber-faces-reckless-driving-case-14595.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bieber-faces-reckless-driving-case-14595.htmlThu, 30 May 2013 14:22:42 GMTSchools to educate on road safety<p>Lessons on road safety will be made easier by a new education resource, it is hoped.The THINK! Resource Centre will be available for teachers and road safety officers to plan road safety les ...</p><p><a href="schools-to-educate-on-road-safety-14596.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/schools-to-educate-on-road-safety-14596.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/schools-to-educate-on-road-safety-14596.htmlThu, 30 May 2013 14:22:42 GMTYoung drivers back safety proposals<p>Government proposals to improve the safety of inexperienced motorists have been supported by young drivers, research conducted on behalf of Michelin by Road Safety Analysis shows.Two in five ...</p><p><a href="young-drivers-back-safety-proposals-14597.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers-back-safety-proposals-14597.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers-back-safety-proposals-14597.htmlThu, 30 May 2013 14:22:42 GMTCar seized after 220 parking fines<p>A motorist who amassed 220 parking fines worth £18,000 has had their car seized after failing to pay for a single one.Portsmouth City Council impounded the Peugeot 306 after repeatedly tryin ...</p><p><a href="car-seized-after-220-parking-fines-14598.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-seized-after-220-parking-fines-14598.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-seized-after-220-parking-fines-14598.htmlThu, 30 May 2013 14:22:42 GMTScotland's in-car smoking crackdown<p>Politicians in Scotland are planning a crackdown on smoking in cars when children are present.Motorists could be fined £60 under measures contained within the proposed Smoking (Children in V ...</p><p><a href="scotland-s-in-car-smoking-crackdown-14599.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scotland-s-in-car-smoking-crackdown-14599.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scotland-s-in-car-smoking-crackdown-14599.htmlThu, 30 May 2013 14:22:42 GMTFord 'most popular first car in UK'<p>A poll conducted by Car Finance247 shows around two in five Britons started their driving life in a Ford.The Capri, Escort and Cortina were among the popular Ford models listed by drivers ag ...</p><p><a href="ford--most-popular-first-car-in-uk--14593.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford--most-popular-first-car-in-uk--14593.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford--most-popular-first-car-in-uk--14593.htmlWed, 29 May 2013 14:56:28 GMTCar registrations rise in April<p>New car registration figures improved once again last month as the industry recorded its best April performance since 2008, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). < ...</p><p><a href="car-registrations-rise-in-april-14594.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-registrations-rise-in-april-14594.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-registrations-rise-in-april-14594.htmlWed, 29 May 2013 14:56:28 GMTCar care 'a top priority' for many<p>Most motorists now spend at least as much money on keeping their car looking good as they are on their own grooming products, according to new research.That is the case for almost three-quar ...</p><p><a href="car-care--a-top-priority--for-many-14590.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-care--a-top-priority--for-many-14590.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-care--a-top-priority--for-many-14590.htmlWed, 29 May 2013 14:42:40 GMTCompact cars 'increasingly popular'<p>Car buyers are increasingly on the lookout for compact and efficient vehicles, an industry insider has revealed.The trend of recent months towards more affordable vehicles has continued, sai ...</p><p><a href="compact-cars--increasingly-popular--14591.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/compact-cars--increasingly-popular--14591.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/compact-cars--increasingly-popular--14591.htmlWed, 29 May 2013 14:42:40 GMTCar smashes through lounge wall<p>The residents of a house in Coventry were given an unwelcome shock when a parked car smashed through the front wall of their property.The BMW saloon was parked on the driveway of the house w ...</p><p><a href="car-smashes-through-lounge-wall-14592.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-smashes-through-lounge-wall-14592.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-smashes-through-lounge-wall-14592.htmlWed, 29 May 2013 14:42:40 GMTDrivers face car parking headaches<p>UK drivers are wasting thousands of hours on the search for car parking spaces, new research suggests.The average motorist spends a total of 2,549 hours driving up and down the streets searc ...</p><p><a href="drivers-face-car-parking-headaches-14588.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-face-car-parking-headaches-14588.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-face-car-parking-headaches-14588.htmlTue, 28 May 2013 14:50:08 GMTRenault races ahead with Twin'Run<p>The "mad genius" of Renault's design team has inspired a stunning 316bhp V6-engined concept city car.Making its way around the Monaco Grand Prix circuit, the Twin'Run was followed by a Clio ...</p><p><a href="renault-races-ahead-with-twin-run-14589.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-races-ahead-with-twin-run-14589.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-races-ahead-with-twin-run-14589.htmlTue, 28 May 2013 14:50:08 GMTAutomotive market conditions hailed<p>A used vehicle wholesaler has confirmed that conditions in the automotive market are the best it has seen in the last four years with a near-20% rise in vehicles sold through its auctions in the fi ...</p><p><a href="automotive-market-conditions-hailed-14585.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/automotive-market-conditions-hailed-14585.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/automotive-market-conditions-hailed-14585.htmlTue, 28 May 2013 14:01:01 GMTDriving tips for older motorists<p>Older drivers are being offered tips by a road safety charity during Dementia Awareness Week.The Institute of Advanced Motorists' ( IAM's) Peter Rodger urges older motorists to keep up to da ...</p><p><a href="driving-tips-for-older-motorists-14586.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-tips-for-older-motorists-14586.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-tips-for-older-motorists-14586.htmlTue, 28 May 2013 14:01:01 GMTDrivers 'not maintaining tyres'<p>More than half of drivers in the UK do not maintain their tyres at all, according to a study commissioned by Blackcircles.com.The breakdown of the survey figures showed that 67% of the 1,176 ...</p><p><a href="drivers--not-maintaining-tyres--14587.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers--not-maintaining-tyres--14587.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers--not-maintaining-tyres--14587.htmlTue, 28 May 2013 14:01:01 GMTRoadworks lifted for bank holiday<p>Some roadworks on motorways and major A-roads have been lifted ahead of the bank holiday weekend, although works remain on a number of busy roads.It's not going to be a scorcher in the UK ov ...</p><p><a href="roadworks-lifted-for-bank-holiday-14582.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/roadworks-lifted-for-bank-holiday-14582.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/roadworks-lifted-for-bank-holiday-14582.htmlFri, 24 May 2013 16:07:35 GMT'Quality not quantity' for learners<p>RED Driving School does not agree with calls for learners to have a minimum of 35 hours' training before they sit their test.The school has responded to the findings of a study by road safet ...</p><p><a href="-quality-not-quantity--for-learners-14583.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-quality-not-quantity--for-learners-14583.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-quality-not-quantity--for-learners-14583.htmlFri, 24 May 2013 16:07:35 GMTSkoda top in customer satisfaction<p>The car that owners are most satisfied with, according to a new survey, is the aptly-named Skoda Superb.Second in the list, compiled by What Car? and information services company JD Power an ...</p><p><a href="skoda-top-in-customer-satisfaction-14584.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skoda-top-in-customer-satisfaction-14584.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skoda-top-in-customer-satisfaction-14584.htmlFri, 24 May 2013 16:07:35 GMTNissan hit by Micra steering recall<p>Nissan has been hit with its third product recall in less than a year, with tens of thousands of its Micra cars in the UK needing to be recalled for a steering wheel fault.Worldwide, 841,000 ...</p><p><a href="nissan-hit-by-micra-steering-recall-14580.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-hit-by-micra-steering-recall-14580.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-hit-by-micra-steering-recall-14580.htmlFri, 24 May 2013 15:15:46 GMTPeugeot's 508 reasons to be happy<p>The Peugeot 508 has won a reputation for being a much respected car since its launch little over two years ago.Now this darling of the UK fleet industry has just got better.The 508 al ...</p><p><a href="peugeot-s-508-reasons-to-be-happy-14581.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-s-508-reasons-to-be-happy-14581.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-s-508-reasons-to-be-happy-14581.htmlFri, 24 May 2013 15:15:46 GMTWoman drives through Commons gates<p>A woman tried to drive through the main gates of the House of Commons and was subsequently arrested and detained.Witnesses said she requested to see an MP as police officers wrestled her out ...</p><p><a href="woman-drives-through-commons-gates-14575.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/woman-drives-through-commons-gates-14575.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/woman-drives-through-commons-gates-14575.htmlThu, 23 May 2013 14:18:59 GMT£6 cheaper to fill up with petrol<p>Prices at the pumps have dropped significantly in the past two months, new figures show.The average cost of unleaded petrol has fallen by 4.5% since the beginning of March, with savings of u ...</p><p><a href="-6-cheaper-to-fill-up-with-petrol-14576.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-6-cheaper-to-fill-up-with-petrol-14576.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-6-cheaper-to-fill-up-with-petrol-14576.htmlThu, 23 May 2013 14:18:59 GMTUsing CET 'would bring safer roads'<p>The adoption of so-called Berlin Time in the UK would see 50 fewer road deaths every year, the Government has claimed.Changing from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time would make fo ...</p><p><a href="using-cet--would-bring-safer-roads--14577.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/using-cet--would-bring-safer-roads--14577.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/using-cet--would-bring-safer-roads--14577.htmlThu, 23 May 2013 14:18:59 GMTToyota celebrates brand success<p>Toyota has regained its place at the top of the list of the most valuable car manufacturers in a survey of the biggest brands in the world.Its remarkable progress in 2012 has seen Toyota's v ...</p><p><a href="toyota-celebrates-brand-success-14578.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-celebrates-brand-success-14578.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-celebrates-brand-success-14578.htmlThu, 23 May 2013 14:18:59 GMTSuffolk mayor drives into Tesco<p>An ambulance crew treated the new Mayor of St Edmundsbury for shock after he drove his vehicle into a Tesco Express.Terry Buckle, who was crowned mayor of the Suffolk district at a ceremony ...</p><p><a href="suffolk-mayor-drives-into-tesco-14579.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/suffolk-mayor-drives-into-tesco-14579.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/suffolk-mayor-drives-into-tesco-14579.htmlThu, 23 May 2013 14:18:59 GMTMinimum learning period for drivers<p>People learning to drive should have at least 35 hours of supervision under their belt before they can sit their test, according to a new survey.The poll by road safety charity Brake found t ...</p><p><a href="minimum-learning-period-for-drivers-14570.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/minimum-learning-period-for-drivers-14570.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/minimum-learning-period-for-drivers-14570.htmlWed, 22 May 2013 14:53:31 GMTPetrol price cuts ease inflation<p>Petrol price cuts helped to bring inflation down more than expected in April, the latest figures have shown.The consumer prices index (CPI) measure of inflation dropped to 2.4% in April from ...</p><p><a href="petrol-price-cuts-ease-inflation-14571.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/petrol-price-cuts-ease-inflation-14571.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/petrol-price-cuts-ease-inflation-14571.htmlWed, 22 May 2013 14:53:31 GMTShort school run costs in long run<p>Taxiing our children less than one mile to school may not seem like much.But it is adding £51.2 million to the motoring costs of British parents each year, according to a new report. That's ...</p><p><a href="short-school-run-costs-in-long-run-14572.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/short-school-run-costs-in-long-run-14572.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/short-school-run-costs-in-long-run-14572.htmlWed, 22 May 2013 14:53:31 GMTRenault drives off with trophies<p>Renault is toasting a mighty awards coup at the Fleet World Honours for a fifth successive year.The French car giant drove off with trophies for Best Small Car and Technology at the prestigi ...</p><p><a href="renault-drives-off-with-trophies-14573.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-drives-off-with-trophies-14573.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-drives-off-with-trophies-14573.htmlWed, 22 May 2013 14:53:31 GMTLower Thames crossing plan unveiled<p>Three possible sites for the new Lower Thames crossing have been unveiled by roads minister Stephen Hammond.The Government has launched a public consultation on the issue to help decide whic ...</p><p><a href="lower-thames-crossing-plan-unveiled-14574.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lower-thames-crossing-plan-unveiled-14574.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lower-thames-crossing-plan-unveiled-14574.htmlWed, 22 May 2013 14:53:31 GMTEuropean new car sales up in April<p>New car sales in Europe increased by 2% year-on-year in April, although sales so far this year are down by 7.1%.The latest figures from Jato Dynamics show Britain enjoyed increased registrat ...</p><p><a href="european-new-car-sales-up-in-april-14565.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/european-new-car-sales-up-in-april-14565.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/european-new-car-sales-up-in-april-14565.htmlTue, 21 May 2013 14:31:55 GMTSubaru SUV sails through crash test<p>The new Subaru Forester is one of only two SUV's from a group of 13 to come out of a recognised impact test with a "good" rating, according to reports.Indeed, the vehicle was the first to sc ...</p><p><a href="subaru-suv-sails-through-crash-test-14566.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/subaru-suv-sails-through-crash-test-14566.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/subaru-suv-sails-through-crash-test-14566.htmlTue, 21 May 2013 14:31:55 GMT'Perfect' car wash method revealed<p>The secret to a perfectly washed car has been discovered, it is claimed.Scientists at Citroen and an applied mathematician put their heads together and came up with E = 1/t + 1W.E, ap ...</p><p><a href="-perfect--car-wash-method-revealed-14567.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-perfect--car-wash-method-revealed-14567.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-perfect--car-wash-method-revealed-14567.htmlTue, 21 May 2013 14:31:55 GMTCar service packs set to take off<p>A growing number of car makers will start offering vehicle service packs, national pricing and even longer warranties, according to a motoring expert.Steve Huddart, service, maintenance and ...</p><p><a href="car-service-packs-set-to-take-off-14568.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-service-packs-set-to-take-off-14568.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-service-packs-set-to-take-off-14568.htmlTue, 21 May 2013 14:31:55 GMTDriving licence duo: Charge dropped<p>Cases against two motorists wrongly charged with updating their driving licences have been dropped.This followed an earlier admission by the courts that "many" more drivers have been incorre ...</p><p><a href="driving-licence-duo--charge-dropped-14569.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-licence-duo--charge-dropped-14569.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-licence-duo--charge-dropped-14569.htmlTue, 21 May 2013 14:31:55 GMTRespect cyclists more, drivers told<p>Cyclists are the bane of many a motorist, but failing to treat them with courtesy and respect could end up causing a nasty accident.In road safety charity IAM's latest <a href="http ...</p><p><a href="respect-cyclists-more--drivers-told-14563.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/respect-cyclists-more--drivers-told-14563.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/respect-cyclists-more--drivers-told-14563.htmlMon, 20 May 2013 15:14:57 GMTMayor's charging point target met<p>Mayor of London Boris Johnson's pledge to create a network of 1,300 publicly accessible electric vehicle charge points has been met.The charging points have been installed by a consortium of ...</p><p><a href="mayor-s-charging-point-target-met-14564.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mayor-s-charging-point-target-met-14564.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mayor-s-charging-point-target-met-14564.htmlMon, 20 May 2013 15:14:57 GMTAston Martin has licence to thrill<p>One legendary British car maker will always be synonymous with James Bond, and Aston Martin enthusiasts got together to celebrate the connection on Sunday.007 nearly always managed to save h ...</p><p><a href="aston-martin-has-licence-to-thrill-14560.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/aston-martin-has-licence-to-thrill-14560.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/aston-martin-has-licence-to-thrill-14560.htmlMon, 20 May 2013 14:05:10 GMTRoad among lions 'completely safe'<p>A "completely safe" new route through a pride of lions at a safari park has opened in the UK.The recently opened lion enclosure at West Midland Safari Park now has a track cut through it, al ...</p><p><a href="road-among-lions--completely-safe--14561.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-among-lions--completely-safe--14561.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-among-lions--completely-safe--14561.htmlMon, 20 May 2013 14:05:10 GMTAlfa unveils limited edition model<p>Alfa Romeo is planning to build an ultra-limited edition Giulietta to celebrate the cinema release of Fast &amp; Furious 6 (FF6).Only six units of the Alfa Giulietta 1.4 TB FF6 Limited Editi ...</p><p><a href="alfa-unveils-limited-edition-model-14562.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/alfa-unveils-limited-edition-model-14562.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/alfa-unveils-limited-edition-model-14562.htmlMon, 20 May 2013 14:05:10 GMTTraffic courts to speed up justice<p>Motoring offences which clog up the justice system could soon have their own special courts.Ministers have announced that driving misdemeanours such as jumping lights and speeding will be ta ...</p><p><a href="traffic-courts-to-speed-up-justice-14558.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/traffic-courts-to-speed-up-justice-14558.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/traffic-courts-to-speed-up-justice-14558.htmlFri, 17 May 2013 14:54:32 GMTUK winter sparks driver caution<p>UK drivers have survived another fierce winter, with figures showing 173 separate days between October 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013 where temperatures dropped below seven degrees Celcius. This ...</p><p><a href="uk-winter-sparks-driver-caution-14559.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-winter-sparks-driver-caution-14559.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-winter-sparks-driver-caution-14559.htmlFri, 17 May 2013 14:54:32 GMTNew Mercedes coming to the UK<p>Mercedes-Benz will soon bring its new C 63 AMG Edition 507 to British shores, offering drivers thundering power and refined quality.The model, which will be available in Saloon, Estate and C ...</p><p><a href="new-mercedes-coming-to-the-uk-14555.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-mercedes-coming-to-the-uk-14555.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-mercedes-coming-to-the-uk-14555.htmlFri, 17 May 2013 12:58:25 GMTNew Peugeot has Magnetic character<p>Magnetic by name, magnetic by personality. A new Limited Edition Peugeot RCZ is already exuding charismatic vibes in anticipation of just 170 models arriving in UK showrooms soon.The RCZ Mag ...</p><p><a href="new-peugeot-has-magnetic-character-14556.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-peugeot-has-magnetic-character-14556.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-peugeot-has-magnetic-character-14556.htmlFri, 17 May 2013 12:58:25 GMTFord moves into 3D digital world<p>Ford has entered the digital world to help speed up the development of new prototypes without having to send vehicles out on the road.Ford's 3D CAVE enables the car giant to assess and fine- ...</p><p><a href="ford-moves-into-3d-digital-world-14557.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-moves-into-3d-digital-world-14557.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-moves-into-3d-digital-world-14557.htmlFri, 17 May 2013 12:58:25 GMTPeugeot 2008 ready for July debut<p>The Peugeot 2008 supermini-crossover will be available from July, with motorists given a choice of six engines, six alloy wheel styles, seven "trim environments" and eight exterior colours.B ...</p><p><a href="peugeot-2008-ready-for-july-debut-14550.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-2008-ready-for-july-debut-14550.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-2008-ready-for-july-debut-14550.htmlThu, 16 May 2013 14:36:19 GMTTemporary parking permit idea cut<p>Special parking permits for drivers with temporary disabilities have been scrapped, as they would cost too much money, Transport Minister Norman Baker said.He provided a <a href="ht ...</p><p><a href="temporary-parking-permit-idea-cut-14551.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/temporary-parking-permit-idea-cut-14551.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/temporary-parking-permit-idea-cut-14551.htmlThu, 16 May 2013 14:36:19 GMTLamborghini single-seater unveiled<p>A spectacular single-seater concept car called the Egoista has been unveiled by Lamborghini.The luxury car maker gave a surprise preview of the vehicle to an audience of around 700 Lamborghi ...</p><p><a href="lamborghini-single-seater-unveiled-14552.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lamborghini-single-seater-unveiled-14552.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lamborghini-single-seater-unveiled-14552.htmlThu, 16 May 2013 14:36:19 GMTOil giants in price-rigging probe<p>Oil companies BP and Shell have been ordered to give their full co-operation to an investigation into claims of price-rigging, that could have been causing drivers in the UK to pay more than necess ...</p><p><a href="oil-giants-in-price-rigging-probe-14553.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/oil-giants-in-price-rigging-probe-14553.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/oil-giants-in-price-rigging-probe-14553.htmlThu, 16 May 2013 14:36:19 GMTCar auction activity slump in April<p>The average value of used cars sold at auction across the board fell appreciably last month.The total number of sales also dipped because of reduced activity following the Easter break, acco ...</p><p><a href="car-auction-activity-slump-in-april-14554.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-auction-activity-slump-in-april-14554.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-auction-activity-slump-in-april-14554.htmlThu, 16 May 2013 14:36:19 GMTPeugeot unveils new 308 hatchback<p>Peugeot has given consumers a sneak peak of the all-new 308 hatchback before its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this year.Boasting an entirely new chassis and innovative production ...</p><p><a href="peugeot-unveils-new-308-hatchback-14545.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-unveils-new-308-hatchback-14545.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-unveils-new-308-hatchback-14545.htmlWed, 15 May 2013 14:31:39 GMTPollution link to kidney damage<p>Scientists have discovered a link between living close to a major road and kidney problems.Researchers looked at 1,100 stroke patients and found a pattern between those who had been exposed ...</p><p><a href="pollution-link-to-kidney-damage-14546.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pollution-link-to-kidney-damage-14546.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pollution-link-to-kidney-damage-14546.htmlWed, 15 May 2013 14:31:39 GMT'Lost' Mini Clubman set for auction<p>A Mini Clubman that lay untouched in a tunnel under the Longbridge factory for 30 years is set to go up for auction.The car was recovered in 2012, having been secretly dumped by workers in t ...</p><p><a href="-lost--mini-clubman-set-for-auction-14547.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-lost--mini-clubman-set-for-auction-14547.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-lost--mini-clubman-set-for-auction-14547.htmlWed, 15 May 2013 14:31:39 GMTDrivers 'should retake test at 66'<p>The majority of motorists think older drivers should be forced to resit their driving test at the age of 66.Three in five think it should be retaken at that age, while 17 to 24-year-olds bel ...</p><p><a href="drivers--should-retake-test-at-66--14548.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers--should-retake-test-at-66--14548.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers--should-retake-test-at-66--14548.htmlWed, 15 May 2013 14:31:39 GMTAmarok Power-Pickup unveiled by VW<p>Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has used the annual GTI enthusiasts' meeting in Austria to unveil an Amarok Power-Pickup concept.Based on an Amarok single cab, it features a 3.0-litre V6 TDI ...</p><p><a href="amarok-power-pickup-unveiled-by-vw-14549.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/amarok-power-pickup-unveiled-by-vw-14549.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/amarok-power-pickup-unveiled-by-vw-14549.htmlWed, 15 May 2013 14:31:39 GMTDawson challenged to saves fuel<p>A tough fuel-saving challenge is the latest task to face Matt Dawson, the former England rugby start turned TV celebrity. Set up and backed by Shell as part of its FuelSave initiative, Matt ...</p><p><a href="dawson-challenged-to-saves-fuel-14540.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dawson-challenged-to-saves-fuel-14540.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dawson-challenged-to-saves-fuel-14540.htmlTue, 14 May 2013 14:44:35 GMTProtest over car CO2 emissions move<p>Environmental campaigners have protested over the Government's opposition to an EU proposal that would see car emissions reduced.Leaked documents reveal that the Department for Transport is ...</p><p><a href="protest-over-car-co2-emissions-move-14541.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/protest-over-car-co2-emissions-move-14541.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/protest-over-car-co2-emissions-move-14541.htmlTue, 14 May 2013 14:44:35 GMTRolls-Royce smells Bloodhound glory<p>Rolls-Royce is to provide the jet engine that a British team hopes will help its supersonic car break the world land speed record, it has announced. The legendary British engine manufacturer ...</p><p><a href="rolls-royce-smells-bloodhound-glory-14542.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rolls-royce-smells-bloodhound-glory-14542.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rolls-royce-smells-bloodhound-glory-14542.htmlTue, 14 May 2013 14:44:35 GMTWales would cut Severn Bridges toll<p>Tolls would be reduced at the Severn Bridges if they were under Welsh control, claims First Minister Carwyn Jones.The M4 and M48 bridges over the Severn are used by thousands of vehicles eve ...</p><p><a href="wales-would-cut-severn-bridges-toll-14543.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wales-would-cut-severn-bridges-toll-14543.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wales-would-cut-severn-bridges-toll-14543.htmlTue, 14 May 2013 14:44:35 GMTLamborghini enjoys stylish 50th<p>As many as 350 Lamborghinis were on hand to celebrate the brand's 50th birthday in Italy.Owners travelled from far and wide to toast the anniversary of the Lamborghini's debut at the 1963 To ...</p><p><a href="lamborghini-enjoys-stylish-50th-14544.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lamborghini-enjoys-stylish-50th-14544.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lamborghini-enjoys-stylish-50th-14544.htmlTue, 14 May 2013 14:44:35 GMTDisgraced Huhne leaves prison early<p>Former cabinet MP Chris Huhne was released from prison on Monday, as was his ex-wife Vicky Pryce.The pair were jailed for eight months earlier in the year for an incident in 2003 in which th ...</p><p><a href="disgraced-huhne-leaves-prison-early-14535.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/disgraced-huhne-leaves-prison-early-14535.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/disgraced-huhne-leaves-prison-early-14535.htmlMon, 13 May 2013 15:16:07 GMTLegal backing for video technology<p>The fight against insurance fraud has received a boost, with legal experts' backing of video technology in the form of a new camera telematics product to be launched this month.Fleet News wa ...</p><p><a href="legal-backing-for-video-technology-14536.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/legal-backing-for-video-technology-14536.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/legal-backing-for-video-technology-14536.htmlMon, 13 May 2013 15:16:07 GMTIAM wants pedestrian safety focus<p>The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has called on the Government and car manufacturers to prioritise pedestrian-friendly car fronts.The IAM wants a major overhaul of safety rules so vu ...</p><p><a href="iam-wants-pedestrian-safety-focus-14537.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-wants-pedestrian-safety-focus-14537.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-wants-pedestrian-safety-focus-14537.htmlMon, 13 May 2013 15:16:07 GMTMotorists face heavy downpours<p>Motorists intending to get behind the wheel this week had better make sure their windscreen wipers are working.Some parts of the UK are expected to receive half a month's worth of rain in ju ...</p><p><a href="motorists-face-heavy-downpours-14538.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-face-heavy-downpours-14538.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-face-heavy-downpours-14538.htmlMon, 13 May 2013 15:16:07 GMTLight touch boosts Seat Leon sales<p>Impressive technology in the new Leon is helping Spanish carmaker Seat sell a third more cars in the UK that it did last year. It has revealed record figures for last month, with better-than ...</p><p><a href="light-touch-boosts-seat-leon-sales-14539.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/light-touch-boosts-seat-leon-sales-14539.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/light-touch-boosts-seat-leon-sales-14539.htmlMon, 13 May 2013 15:16:07 GMTLennon's first car under the hammer<p>February 1965 was a busy month for John Lennon of The Beatles.The 24-year-old singer-songwriter recorded Ticket To Ride with band-mates Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. It wo ...</p><p><a href="lennon-s-first-car-under-the-hammer-14533.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lennon-s-first-car-under-the-hammer-14533.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lennon-s-first-car-under-the-hammer-14533.htmlFri, 10 May 2013 14:47:38 GMTFine way to cut dangerous driving<p>The Government is hoping to deter more drivers from using their mobile phones while at the wheel by lifting fixed penalty fines to £90. Transport minister Patrick McLoughlin says sending tex ...</p><p><a href="fine-way-to-cut-dangerous-driving-14534.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fine-way-to-cut-dangerous-driving-14534.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fine-way-to-cut-dangerous-driving-14534.htmlFri, 10 May 2013 14:47:38 GMTTraffic pollution link to diabetes<p>Children who breathe in high levels of traffic pollution are at a greater risk of developing diabetes, according to new research. Scientists in Germany have found that youngsters who live ne ...</p><p><a href="traffic-pollution-link-to-diabetes-14530.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/traffic-pollution-link-to-diabetes-14530.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/traffic-pollution-link-to-diabetes-14530.htmlFri, 10 May 2013 13:14:38 GMTWinter weather dampens road traffic<p>Motor vehicle traffic in the UK fell during the first three months of the year as the severe weather caused havoc on the roads.Provisional Government figures show that traffic stood at 74.7 ...</p><p><a href="winter-weather-dampens-road-traffic-14531.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/winter-weather-dampens-road-traffic-14531.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/winter-weather-dampens-road-traffic-14531.htmlFri, 10 May 2013 13:14:38 GMTVictim surcharge 'is stealth tax'<p>The victim surcharge is proving to be another stealth tax on "financially abused" drivers, according to a leading traffic solicitor. Celebrity lawyer Nick Freeman made the claim after one of ...</p><p><a href="victim-surcharge--is-stealth-tax--14532.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/victim-surcharge--is-stealth-tax--14532.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/victim-surcharge--is-stealth-tax--14532.htmlFri, 10 May 2013 13:14:38 GMTRestored Le Mans racer on show<p>A classic piece of British motor racing history was revealed to enthusiasts in London on Wednesday, fully-restored to its former glory. The 1953 Austin-Healey Special Test Car, which took pa ...</p><p><a href="restored-le-mans-racer-on-show-14525.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/restored-le-mans-racer-on-show-14525.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/restored-le-mans-racer-on-show-14525.htmlThu, 09 May 2013 14:09:03 GMTMissile attacks on cars increase<p>Thousands of vehicles were the target of missiles as the number of attacks more than doubled last year, research by Autoglass shows.The windscreen repair and replacement company received inf ...</p><p><a href="missile-attacks-on-cars-increase-14526.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/missile-attacks-on-cars-increase-14526.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/missile-attacks-on-cars-increase-14526.htmlThu, 09 May 2013 14:09:03 GMT'Piece of Royal history' for sale<p>A car used by Diana, Princess of Wales to drive around the two young princes has gone on display before it is auctioned next month.The 1994 Audio Quattro convertible is in near-perfect condi ...</p><p><a href="-piece-of-royal-history--for-sale-14527.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-piece-of-royal-history--for-sale-14527.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-piece-of-royal-history--for-sale-14527.htmlThu, 09 May 2013 14:09:03 GMTNew car buyers keen to be safe<p>Almost all buyers of new cars in the UK consider themselves to be safer behind the wheel thanks to new accident prevention technologies, according to a website. CarSafetyRules.com found that ...</p><p><a href="new-car-buyers-keen-to-be-safe-14528.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-buyers-keen-to-be-safe-14528.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-buyers-keen-to-be-safe-14528.htmlThu, 09 May 2013 14:09:03 GMTVW unveils 3-litre Golf concept car<p>Volkswagen has unveiled a supercharged Golf concept car powered by a hefty 3.0-litre engine.The Golf Design Vision GTI is going on show at the annual Woerthersee enthusiasts' festival, givin ...</p><p><a href="vw-unveils-3-litre-golf-concept-car-14529.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-unveils-3-litre-golf-concept-car-14529.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-unveils-3-litre-golf-concept-car-14529.htmlThu, 09 May 2013 14:09:03 GMTHalfords to offer driving tests<p>A move to allow some Halfords stores to offer driving tests will provide "a more local service" to learners, it is hoped.Driving test candidates can already visit the Halfords store in Welli ...</p><p><a href="halfords-to-offer-driving-tests-14523.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/halfords-to-offer-driving-tests-14523.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/halfords-to-offer-driving-tests-14523.htmlWed, 08 May 2013 13:18:16 GMTTexting while driving US 'epidemic'<p>Teenage motorists have been warned about the dangers of texting while driving after a high proportion of students surveyed in the US admitted to multi-tasking at the wheel.Almost 43% of high ...</p><p><a href="texting-while-driving-us--epidemic--14524.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/texting-while-driving-us--epidemic--14524.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/texting-while-driving-us--epidemic--14524.htmlWed, 08 May 2013 13:18:16 GMTDrivers warned not to miss tune-ups<p>Drivers will fork out a huge £1.9 billion this year on keeping their cars looking good on the outside but many should be more worried about the conditions under the bonnet, according to a new study ...</p><p><a href="drivers-warned-not-to-miss-tune-ups-14520.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-warned-not-to-miss-tune-ups-14520.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-warned-not-to-miss-tune-ups-14520.htmlWed, 08 May 2013 12:26:50 GMTDrivers 'spend thousands' on cars<p>Most British motorists spend thousands on driving but use their cars for less than an hour a day, meaning their driveways are becoming the most expensive parking spaces in the country, according to ...</p><p><a href="drivers--spend-thousands--on-cars-14521.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers--spend-thousands--on-cars-14521.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers--spend-thousands--on-cars-14521.htmlWed, 08 May 2013 12:26:50 GMTApril sees jump in new car sales<p>New car sales raced ahead last month, up 14.8% year-on-year, according to official figures.The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) revealed there were a total of 163,357 new re ...</p><p><a href="april-sees-jump-in-new-car-sales-14522.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/april-sees-jump-in-new-car-sales-14522.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/april-sees-jump-in-new-car-sales-14522.htmlWed, 08 May 2013 12:26:50 GMTTeachers worried about road safety<p>More than nine in 10 teachers feel roads are not safe enough for students to walk or cycle to school, according to a poll by Brake and Hampson Hughes Solicitors.Over three-quarters of primar ...</p><p><a href="teachers-worried-about-road-safety-14518.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/teachers-worried-about-road-safety-14518.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/teachers-worried-about-road-safety-14518.htmlTue, 07 May 2013 14:33:58 GMTPorsche 911 Turbo powers to market<p>Porsche has unveiled details of the new turbo-charged versions of the 911 Carrera S, which are now available to order in the UK and Ireland.The Turbo and Turbo S models continue where their ...</p><p><a href="porsche-911-turbo-powers-to-market-14519.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/porsche-911-turbo-powers-to-market-14519.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/porsche-911-turbo-powers-to-market-14519.htmlTue, 07 May 2013 14:33:58 GMTWatchdog gives warning on used cars<p>The BBC's Watchdog programme is advising used car buyers to be cautious about unscrupulous dealerships. While over 30% of cars checked by HPI are found to have hidden faults, a considerable ...</p><p><a href="watchdog-gives-warning-on-used-cars-14515.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/watchdog-gives-warning-on-used-cars-14515.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/watchdog-gives-warning-on-used-cars-14515.htmlTue, 07 May 2013 12:08:07 GMTVolkswagen launches BlueMotion Golf<p>Owners of the new BlueMotion Volkswagen Golf will be able to cover 970 miles on just one tank of fuel, providing they drive sensibly.Boasting a 50-litre fuel tank and 88.3 mpg fuel consumpti ...</p><p><a href="volkswagen-launches-bluemotion-golf-14516.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volkswagen-launches-bluemotion-golf-14516.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volkswagen-launches-bluemotion-golf-14516.htmlTue, 07 May 2013 12:08:07 GMTMercs are the most recovered cars<p>Car thieves often target Mercedes-Benz models but owners of the prestige German vehicles are the most likely to be reunited with them if they are stolen, according to new data. A <a ...</p><p><a href="mercs-are-the-most-recovered-cars-14517.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mercs-are-the-most-recovered-cars-14517.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mercs-are-the-most-recovered-cars-14517.htmlTue, 07 May 2013 12:08:07 GMTPoor utility works 'costs £435m'<p>Sub-standard repair jobs done by utility companies after they dig up roads cost taxpayers £435 million last year, according to the Local Government Association.Councils had to get someone el ...</p><p><a href="poor-utility-works--costs--435m--14513.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/poor-utility-works--costs--435m--14513.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/poor-utility-works--costs--435m--14513.htmlFri, 03 May 2013 13:44:15 GMTDrivers 'favour easy listening'<p>Easy listening is the music of choice for motorists attempting to woo a date, according to a poll by Micheldever Tyre Services.The survey quizzed 1,600 men and women on what type of music th ...</p><p><a href="drivers--favour-easy-listening--14514.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers--favour-easy-listening--14514.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers--favour-easy-listening--14514.htmlFri, 03 May 2013 13:44:15 GMTNew rules for drink-drive offenders<p>The most serious drink-drive offenders will find it far more difficult to get behind the wheel again under new rules due to come in next month.Offenders who are deemed the most dangerous wil ...</p><p><a href="new-rules-for-drink-drive-offenders-14510.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-rules-for-drink-drive-offenders-14510.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-rules-for-drink-drive-offenders-14510.htmlFri, 03 May 2013 11:36:17 GMTBlack boxes turn off young drivers<p>A new poll has revealed that young motorists are turned off by the idea of using telematics, or black box technology, to track their driving and influence the cost of their car insurance premiums.< ...</p><p><a href="black-boxes-turn-off-young-drivers-14511.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/black-boxes-turn-off-young-drivers-14511.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/black-boxes-turn-off-young-drivers-14511.htmlFri, 03 May 2013 11:36:17 GMTBrake works to prevent collisions<p>Road safety charity Brake is asking fleet managers to register for a key workshop on driving blind spots and handling in Birmingham on May 28.Sponsored by Brigade Electronics, the workshop's ...</p><p><a href="brake-works-to-prevent-collisions-14512.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brake-works-to-prevent-collisions-14512.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brake-works-to-prevent-collisions-14512.htmlFri, 03 May 2013 11:36:17 GMTReforms slash lawyers' claim fees<p>The Government has introduced a series of reforms intended to bring an end to what justice secretary Chris Grayling called Britain's "compensation culture".The fees lawyers can make from dea ...</p><p><a href="reforms-slash-lawyers--claim-fees-14505.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/reforms-slash-lawyers--claim-fees-14505.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/reforms-slash-lawyers--claim-fees-14505.htmlThu, 02 May 2013 14:06:09 GMTDrivers rate Lexus as top car brand<p>After four straight years in second place, Japanese luxury brand Lexus has won the top spot in the yearly Auto Express Drive Power poll.Over 45,000 UK drivers voted on the winners, harking o ...</p><p><a href="drivers-rate-lexus-as-top-car-brand-14506.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-rate-lexus-as-top-car-brand-14506.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-rate-lexus-as-top-car-brand-14506.htmlThu, 02 May 2013 14:06:09 GMTMercedes adds luxury to SL-Class<p>The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class range is offering drivers additional luxury and stylings through a series of new specificationsAMG Sport status has been added to the SL 350 and Sl 500. This adds ...</p><p><a href="mercedes-adds-luxury-to-sl-class-14507.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mercedes-adds-luxury-to-sl-class-14507.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mercedes-adds-luxury-to-sl-class-14507.htmlThu, 02 May 2013 14:06:09 GMTDrivers caught in speeding campaign<p>A week-long campaign intended to clamp down on speeding drivers in Norfolk and Suffolk caught almost 2,800 motorists.The number of police checks were increased during the campaign, which ran ...</p><p><a href="drivers-caught-in-speeding-campaign-14508.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-caught-in-speeding-campaign-14508.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-caught-in-speeding-campaign-14508.htmlThu, 02 May 2013 14:06:09 GMTNew consumer guide on telematics<p>The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has published guidance to help drivers take best advantage of 'pay how you drive' vehicle coverage. Also known as telematics, this motor insurance t ...</p><p><a href="new-consumer-guide-on-telematics-14509.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-consumer-guide-on-telematics-14509.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-consumer-guide-on-telematics-14509.htmlThu, 02 May 2013 14:06:09 GMTHarrods shop window for new Roller<p>It's enough to awake even the sleepiest head on a Monday morning.That's the time Rolls-Royce chose to unveil its most powerful model ever . in a Harrods shop window.The world-famous K ...</p><p><a href="harrods-shop-window-for-new-roller-14500.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/harrods-shop-window-for-new-roller-14500.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/harrods-shop-window-for-new-roller-14500.htmlWed, 01 May 2013 14:26:20 GMTWoman's anger of driveway blunder<p>A pensioner has been left frustrated after mistakenly installing her new driveway in front of a lamp post.Great-grandmother Kathleen Annals wanted a driveway for visitors to park on so asked ...</p><p><a href="woman-s-anger-of-driveway-blunder-14501.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/woman-s-anger-of-driveway-blunder-14501.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/woman-s-anger-of-driveway-blunder-14501.htmlWed, 01 May 2013 14:26:20 GMTCall for LPG-ready cars in the UK<p>Drivers are always keen to reduce the cost of motoring, but many are being prevented from saving as much as 40% on fuel with liquid petroleum gas (LPG), according to a supplier.Leading LPG p ...</p><p><a href="call-for-lpg-ready-cars-in-the-uk-14502.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/call-for-lpg-ready-cars-in-the-uk-14502.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/call-for-lpg-ready-cars-in-the-uk-14502.htmlWed, 01 May 2013 14:26:20 GMTRetraining improves older drivers<p>In opposition to the idea that older people are susceptible to memory lapses, new research has discovered that older drivers can improve their safety on the road over time through driver retraining ...</p><p><a href="retraining-improves-older-drivers-14503.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/retraining-improves-older-drivers-14503.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/retraining-improves-older-drivers-14503.htmlWed, 01 May 2013 14:26:20 GMTRange Rover unveils new Sport range<p>The new Range Rover Sport will have room for an optional third row of seats, it has been revealed.The option of a third row for 'occasional use', has been made possible by making the new lux ...</p><p><a href="range-rover-unveils-new-sport-range-14504.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/range-rover-unveils-new-sport-range-14504.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/range-rover-unveils-new-sport-range-14504.htmlWed, 01 May 2013 14:26:20 GMT1960s Jaquar E-Type roadster sold<p>After 30 years of hiding in a garage, a 1960s Jaguar fetched over £100,000 at auction.The Bonhams auction held at the RAF Museum in Hendon, north west London, successfully sold one of the ol ...</p><p><a href="1960s-jaquar-e-type-roadster-sold-14495.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/1960s-jaquar-e-type-roadster-sold-14495.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/1960s-jaquar-e-type-roadster-sold-14495.htmlTue, 30 Apr 2013 14:54:12 GMTCouncillors admit pothole concerns<p>Local councillors say road surfaces and potholes are their biggest highways concern but many admit that the budgets for repairing them will stay the same or go down.The Institute for Advance ...</p><p><a href="councillors-admit-pothole-concerns-14496.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/councillors-admit-pothole-concerns-14496.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/councillors-admit-pothole-concerns-14496.htmlTue, 30 Apr 2013 14:54:12 GMTScottish move on in-car smoking<p>Smoking could be banned in vehicles on Scottish roads when children are present.That's if a Liberal Democrat MSP gets his way.Jim Hume is launching a consultation on proposed legislat ...</p><p><a href="scottish-move-on-in-car-smoking-14497.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scottish-move-on-in-car-smoking-14497.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scottish-move-on-in-car-smoking-14497.htmlTue, 30 Apr 2013 14:54:12 GMTFord ensure the doctor is on call<p>If you ever find yourself needing a doctor while driving, it's highly unlikely you will find one in the car. However, with smartphone applications, the day of the diagnostic dashboard doctor may no ...</p><p><a href="ford-ensure-the-doctor-is-on-call-14498.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-ensure-the-doctor-is-on-call-14498.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-ensure-the-doctor-is-on-call-14498.htmlTue, 30 Apr 2013 14:54:12 GMTNew Audi concept 'matches supercar'<p>Leading auto maker Audi has unveiled a lighter but more powerful TT car which it claims gives supercars a run for their money.Weighing around 300kg less than the normal TT models, the new TT ...</p><p><a href="new-audi-concept--matches-supercar--14499.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-audi-concept--matches-supercar--14499.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-audi-concept--matches-supercar--14499.htmlTue, 30 Apr 2013 14:54:12 GMTWorst motor offenders still on road<p>There are over 8,000 UK motorists still on the road even though they have reached the legal limit of 12 or more points on their licence, data from the DVLA reveals following a freedom of informatio ...</p><p><a href="worst-motor-offenders-still-on-road-14492.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/worst-motor-offenders-still-on-road-14492.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/worst-motor-offenders-still-on-road-14492.htmlMon, 29 Apr 2013 13:46:16 GMTJaguar E-Type greatest British car<p>Readers of BBC Top Gear Magazine have voted the Jaguar E-Type the greatest British car of all time.The E-Type, an icon of 1960s motoring, held off competition from two Aston Martins - the V1 ...</p><p><a href="jaguar-e-type-greatest-british-car-14493.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-e-type-greatest-british-car-14493.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-e-type-greatest-british-car-14493.htmlMon, 29 Apr 2013 13:46:16 GMT1.5m hydrogen cars in UK by 2030<p>By 2030 there may be 1.5 million hydrogen powered vehicles driving on UK roads, a new report by the UKH2Mobility says.The report offers a 'roadmap' of both how to introduce hydrogen powered ...</p><p><a href="1-5m-hydrogen-cars-in-uk-by-2030-14494.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/1-5m-hydrogen-cars-in-uk-by-2030-14494.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/1-5m-hydrogen-cars-in-uk-by-2030-14494.htmlMon, 29 Apr 2013 13:46:16 GMTMechanic destroys cars during MoT<p>The owners of two cars which were written off by a mechanic who fancied an extended ride in a £220,000 Lamborghini have slammed the decision to fine him just £280.Andrew Mitchinson was condu ...</p><p><a href="mechanic-destroys-cars-during-mot-14490.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mechanic-destroys-cars-during-mot-14490.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mechanic-destroys-cars-during-mot-14490.htmlMon, 29 Apr 2013 12:45:46 GMTFerrari is top lot in car auction<p>Around £3 million worth of cars built over nine decades, from a 1917 Fiat to a 2004 Ferrari, are going under the hammer at a special auction. The Bonhams auction at the RAF Museum in Hendon ...</p><p><a href="ferrari-is-top-lot-in-car-auction-14491.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ferrari-is-top-lot-in-car-auction-14491.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ferrari-is-top-lot-in-car-auction-14491.htmlMon, 29 Apr 2013 12:45:46 GMTPothole repair scheme called for<p>Calls have been made for the Government to fix Britain's potholed roads, a move it's claimed would cost less than the pay-outs councils make to compensate people for the damage they cause.Da ...</p><p><a href="pothole-repair-scheme-called-for-14487.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pothole-repair-scheme-called-for-14487.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pothole-repair-scheme-called-for-14487.htmlFri, 26 Apr 2013 13:54:46 GMTUK car production slows in March<p>A slowing of car manufacturing was recorded in March, with the figures falling 6.3% from the levels seen in the same month in 2012.In March 2013 a total of 126,909 cars were built in the UK, ...</p><p><a href="uk-car-production-slows-in-march-14488.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-car-production-slows-in-march-14488.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-car-production-slows-in-march-14488.htmlFri, 26 Apr 2013 13:54:46 GMTPolice dog tracks thief for 2 miles<p>A determined and loyal police dog has won the applause of authorities for following a suspect's scent for two miles and catching him.Police brought German shepherd Troy onto the case when th ...</p><p><a href="police-dog-tracks-thief-for-2-miles-14489.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-dog-tracks-thief-for-2-miles-14489.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-dog-tracks-thief-for-2-miles-14489.htmlFri, 26 Apr 2013 13:54:46 GMTCar seat ignorance risks kids lives<p>Young children are being put in danger by parents who fit inadequate car seats, a new study has suggested.More than one in four parents with toddlers mistakenly believe they should select ca ...</p><p><a href="car-seat-ignorance-risks-kids-lives-14485.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-seat-ignorance-risks-kids-lives-14485.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-seat-ignorance-risks-kids-lives-14485.htmlFri, 26 Apr 2013 12:12:23 GMTNew traffic-free scheme for Bristol<p>Bristol hopes a new scheme will allow people to see the city while also get fit.Following the likes of Bordeaux in France and Bogota in Colombia, Bristol will close its city centre roads to ...</p><p><a href="new-traffic-free-scheme-for-bristol-14486.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-traffic-free-scheme-for-bristol-14486.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-traffic-free-scheme-for-bristol-14486.htmlFri, 26 Apr 2013 12:12:23 GMTHarry Redknapp denies auto offences<p>Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp could face a trial after pleading not guilty to two motoring offences.The 66-year-old is accused of driving at 38mph in a 30mph zone.The off ...</p><p><a href="harry-redknapp-denies-auto-offences-14480.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/harry-redknapp-denies-auto-offences-14480.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/harry-redknapp-denies-auto-offences-14480.htmlThu, 25 Apr 2013 10:35:25 GMTPolice chief apologises for remarks<p>Norfolk's police and crime commissioner has backtracked on comments he made during a recent radio interview.Stephen Bett had been heavily criticised after saying skilled drivers should be al ...</p><p><a href="police-chief-apologises-for-remarks-14481.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-chief-apologises-for-remarks-14481.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-chief-apologises-for-remarks-14481.htmlThu, 25 Apr 2013 10:35:25 GMTEngine evolution could save money<p>Advances in engine technology could see motorists' fuel bills fall by 20% in the next two years, according to an automotive company.Bosch predicts that over a third (37%) of new cars in the ...</p><p><a href="engine-evolution-could-save-money-14482.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/engine-evolution-could-save-money-14482.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/engine-evolution-could-save-money-14482.htmlThu, 25 Apr 2013 10:35:25 GMTVoice-to-text warning for drivers<p>There is no safe way to create and send texts on mobile phones while driving, whether it is done by hand or by voice, a new study warns. The research, carried out by the Texas A&amp;M Transp ...</p><p><a href="voice-to-text-warning-for-drivers-14483.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/voice-to-text-warning-for-drivers-14483.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/voice-to-text-warning-for-drivers-14483.htmlThu, 25 Apr 2013 10:35:25 GMTSkoda's Yeti 'most satisfying car'<p>The Skoda Yeti has been named the UK's favourite car by an industry magazine.A brand that was the butt of jokes in years gone by now exceeds all others in customer satisfaction, according to ...</p><p><a href="skoda-s-yeti--most-satisfying-car--14484.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skoda-s-yeti--most-satisfying-car--14484.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skoda-s-yeti--most-satisfying-car--14484.htmlThu, 25 Apr 2013 10:35:25 GMTUK slowly easing traffic congestion<p>The UK is among the worst European countries for clear roads with only four others having greater levels of congestion, although the problem does appear to be easing, according to new figures.< ...</p><p><a href="uk-slowly-easing-traffic-congestion-14477.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-slowly-easing-traffic-congestion-14477.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-slowly-easing-traffic-congestion-14477.htmlWed, 24 Apr 2013 12:47:00 GMTSurrey to get 'pothole proof' roads<p>Building 'pothole-proof' roads designed to withstand 10 years of use without needing repairs is the latest plan of Surrey County Council.Because of the 10-year warranty, if there are any pro ...</p><p><a href="surrey-to-get--pothole-proof--roads-14478.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/surrey-to-get--pothole-proof--roads-14478.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/surrey-to-get--pothole-proof--roads-14478.htmlWed, 24 Apr 2013 12:47:00 GMTCheck tyres before May Day trip<p>Forgetting to do a simple tyre check before setting off over the May bank holiday could result in travel headaches for eager motorists, road safety champion TyreSafe has cautioned.Easy, prec ...</p><p><a href="check-tyres-before-may-day-trip-14479.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/check-tyres-before-may-day-trip-14479.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/check-tyres-before-may-day-trip-14479.htmlWed, 24 Apr 2013 12:47:00 GMTFuel costs remain major concern<p>New research by British Car Auctions (BCA) confirms inflated fuel costs are still the main concern for UK drivers.The BCA canvassed used car buyers last month, with three in four respondents ...</p><p><a href="fuel-costs-remain-major-concern-14475.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-costs-remain-major-concern-14475.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-costs-remain-major-concern-14475.htmlWed, 24 Apr 2013 11:23:03 GMTHeiress in sports car legal battle<p>Heiress Tamara Ecclestone's lawyers have won the right to safeguard the £380,000 Lamborghini Aventador sports car she is fighting to regain in the High Court.Ms Ecclestone, 28, the model and ...</p><p><a href="heiress-in-sports-car-legal-battle-14476.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/heiress-in-sports-car-legal-battle-14476.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/heiress-in-sports-car-legal-battle-14476.htmlWed, 24 Apr 2013 11:23:03 GMTNew accident app helps drivers<p>To reduce the anxiety of gathering the crucial information needed after a collision, Total Accident Management has released a new web-based application for its customers.Total Response is th ...</p><p><a href="new-accident-app-helps-drivers-14472.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-accident-app-helps-drivers-14472.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-accident-app-helps-drivers-14472.htmlTue, 23 Apr 2013 13:58:48 GMTSavings from NHS parking scrap<p>A total of £13 million has been saved so far after the Scottish Government decided to scrap parking charges in most of its NHS hospitals.Staff, visitors and patients are all benefiting from ...</p><p><a href="savings-from-nhs-parking-scrap-14473.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/savings-from-nhs-parking-scrap-14473.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/savings-from-nhs-parking-scrap-14473.htmlTue, 23 Apr 2013 13:58:48 GMTFormula One car to be sold on eBay<p>A Formula One car will be up for sale on eBay after no-one at Pirelli wanted to use it for promotional purposes.But anyone thinking of buying the 2011 HRT would be at serious risk of ...</p><p><a href="formula-one-car-to-be-sold-on-ebay-14474.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/formula-one-car-to-be-sold-on-ebay-14474.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/formula-one-car-to-be-sold-on-ebay-14474.htmlTue, 23 Apr 2013 13:58:48 GMTAlfa Romeo introduces MiTo Live<p>Alfa Romeo has unveiled the 250-unit limited edition MiTo Live, which the Italian car maker has centred on safety, the latest technology and a love of music. The MiTo, which has a five-star ...</p><p><a href="alfa-romeo-introduces-mito-live-14470.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/alfa-romeo-introduces-mito-live-14470.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/alfa-romeo-introduces-mito-live-14470.htmlTue, 23 Apr 2013 12:28:48 GMTWhiplash injury claims soar in UK<p>Britain is the 'whiplash capital of Europe' as nearly eight in 10 personal injury claims in this country currently involve the complaint, according to an insurance group. A <a href= ...</p><p><a href="whiplash-injury-claims-soar-in-uk-14471.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/whiplash-injury-claims-soar-in-uk-14471.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/whiplash-injury-claims-soar-in-uk-14471.htmlTue, 23 Apr 2013 12:28:48 GMTSat-nav takes kids to wrong town<p>A coach full of school children ended up nearly 80 miles from its destination after a sat-nav botch-up directed them to the wrong town, returning from a school trip to Paris.The pupils from ...</p><p><a href="sat-nav-takes-kids-to-wrong-town-14468.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sat-nav-takes-kids-to-wrong-town-14468.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sat-nav-takes-kids-to-wrong-town-14468.htmlMon, 22 Apr 2013 13:50:53 GMTAudi's A3 models find fuel stations<p>Drivers of Audi's European A3 models will be able to find the nearest and cheapest petrol station with the manufacturer's new fuel finder service.Refuelling Stop is an integral part of Audi' ...</p><p><a href="audi-s-a3-models-find-fuel-stations-14469.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-s-a3-models-find-fuel-stations-14469.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-s-a3-models-find-fuel-stations-14469.htmlMon, 22 Apr 2013 13:50:53 GMTApology follows Witherspoon arrest<p>Legally Blonde star Reese Witherspoon has issued an apology after she was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge.The Oscar-winning star confronted a police officer on Friday following the a ...</p><p><a href="apology-follows-witherspoon-arrest-14465.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/apology-follows-witherspoon-arrest-14465.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/apology-follows-witherspoon-arrest-14465.htmlMon, 22 Apr 2013 10:34:44 GMTToyota to launch 18 new hybrids<p>Motorists wanting to do their bit for the environment could soon be driving one of the 18 new hybrids Toyota is planning to launch over the next two years.The car manufacturer is also planni ...</p><p><a href="toyota-to-launch-18-new-hybrids-14466.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-to-launch-18-new-hybrids-14466.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-to-launch-18-new-hybrids-14466.htmlMon, 22 Apr 2013 10:34:44 GMTHonda supercar already popular<p>Honda says it is already taking orders for its new supercar - even though drivers will not be able to get their hands on it until 2015.When the Honda NSX concept car was unveiled at the Detr ...</p><p><a href="honda-supercar-already-popular-14467.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-supercar-already-popular-14467.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-supercar-already-popular-14467.htmlMon, 22 Apr 2013 10:34:44 GMTCelebs drive pink Rolls for cancer<p>A shocking pink Rolls Royce chauffeured by broadcaster Chris Evans, Take That's Gary Barlow, Top Gear's James May and TV scientist Brian Cox set off on Friday morning to travel the length of the UK ...</p><p><a href="celebs-drive-pink-rolls-for-cancer-14460.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/celebs-drive-pink-rolls-for-cancer-14460.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/celebs-drive-pink-rolls-for-cancer-14460.htmlFri, 19 Apr 2013 11:25:08 GMTPremium site now lists £1,000 cars<p>An online website launched last autumn for buyers and sellers of premium cars has slashed the starting price of the vehicles it will advertise to just £1,000.Sunday Times Driving launched la ...</p><p><a href="premium-site-now-lists--1-000-cars-14461.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/premium-site-now-lists--1-000-cars-14461.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/premium-site-now-lists--1-000-cars-14461.htmlFri, 19 Apr 2013 11:25:08 GMTSkilled driving 'vital' in country<p>City dwellers planning drives out into the countryside are being urged to consider the skills needed for safe journeys in rural areas.Senior advanced driver Peter Rodger focuses on rural dri ...</p><p><a href="skilled-driving--vital--in-country-14462.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skilled-driving--vital--in-country-14462.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skilled-driving--vital--in-country-14462.htmlFri, 19 Apr 2013 11:25:08 GMTFord's driver aids are top sellers<p>The rear view camera was Ford's fastest-growing driver aid technology in 2012, helping drivers around the continent reverse and park.In Europe some 55,000 Ford cars were sold with the rear v ...</p><p><a href="ford-s-driver-aids-are-top-sellers-14463.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-s-driver-aids-are-top-sellers-14463.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-s-driver-aids-are-top-sellers-14463.htmlFri, 19 Apr 2013 11:25:08 GMTRedesigned sat-nav empowers users<p>Putting drivers back in control of mapping out their route is the concept behind the redesign of TomTom's Portable Navigation Device.The device includes several new features such as an inter ...</p><p><a href="redesigned-sat-nav-empowers-users-14464.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/redesigned-sat-nav-empowers-users-14464.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/redesigned-sat-nav-empowers-users-14464.htmlFri, 19 Apr 2013 11:25:08 GMTUK bucks European new car sales<p>The UK is bucking a trend which has seen the number of new car registrations across Europe drop yet again, according to fresh figures.The 10.2% March fall was the 18th month running that reg ...</p><p><a href="uk-bucks-european-new-car-sales-14455.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-bucks-european-new-car-sales-14455.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-bucks-european-new-car-sales-14455.htmlThu, 18 Apr 2013 11:41:48 GMTPolice track car thief with app<p>A bungling car thief has been jailed after leading police straight to him with an iPhone tracking app.Stephen Lashley drove off in a couple's new Audi A6 after breaking into their home in Or ...</p><p><a href="police-track-car-thief-with-app-14456.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-track-car-thief-with-app-14456.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-track-car-thief-with-app-14456.htmlThu, 18 Apr 2013 11:41:48 GMTCar hire costs mislead customers<p>It is "almost impossible" for customers to find the best car hire deal - because companies don't tell them of hidden costs, according to a new report.An investigation by consumer protection ...</p><p><a href="car-hire-costs-mislead-customers-14457.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-hire-costs-mislead-customers-14457.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-hire-costs-mislead-customers-14457.htmlThu, 18 Apr 2013 11:41:48 GMTCalls to make most of ULEV market<p>The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has urged the Government and industry to act now to make the most of the growing global ultra-low emission vehicle market.The IPPR has issued ...</p><p><a href="calls-to-make-most-of-ulev-market-14458.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/calls-to-make-most-of-ulev-market-14458.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/calls-to-make-most-of-ulev-market-14458.htmlThu, 18 Apr 2013 11:41:48 GMTNOVA system to curb car VAT crime<p>Criminals will no longer be able to avoid paying VAT on cars imported into Britain thanks to a new online system operated by HM Revenue &amp; Customs (HMRC).A <a href="http://www.gr ...</p><p><a href="nova-system-to-curb-car-vat-crime-14459.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nova-system-to-curb-car-vat-crime-14459.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nova-system-to-curb-car-vat-crime-14459.htmlThu, 18 Apr 2013 11:41:48 GMTYellow lines painted in tiny alley<p>Double yellow lines have been painted in a Swindon alleyway that is too narrow for vehicles to fit down. The lines were painted down both sides of the passageway, off Newhall Street, which l ...</p><p><a href="yellow-lines-painted-in-tiny-alley-14450.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/yellow-lines-painted-in-tiny-alley-14450.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/yellow-lines-painted-in-tiny-alley-14450.htmlWed, 17 Apr 2013 13:37:55 GMTBrake sponsors fleet safety course<p>Reducing road casualties involving people who drive for work is the objective of a safety training course on April 23 that Brake is encouraging companies in the South West to attend.Brake an ...</p><p><a href="brake-sponsors-fleet-safety-course-14451.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brake-sponsors-fleet-safety-course-14451.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brake-sponsors-fleet-safety-course-14451.htmlWed, 17 Apr 2013 13:37:55 GMTClassic cars and bikes under hammer<p>A 1955 Mercedes Benz, expected to sell for up to £600,000, was set to be among the cars, cycles, motorbikes and motoring memorabilia going under the hammer at auction on Wednesday (April 17).<p ...</p><p><a href="classic-cars-and-bikes-under-hammer-14452.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/classic-cars-and-bikes-under-hammer-14452.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/classic-cars-and-bikes-under-hammer-14452.htmlWed, 17 Apr 2013 13:37:55 GMTNew Fiat Punto Jet Black unveiled<p>A new limited edition of the Fiat Punto has been unveiled by the Italian car giant.The three-door Punto Jet Black is aiming to attract young and sporty drivers with its black metallic paint, ...</p><p><a href="new-fiat-punto-jet-black-unveiled-14453.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-fiat-punto-jet-black-unveiled-14453.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-fiat-punto-jet-black-unveiled-14453.htmlWed, 17 Apr 2013 13:37:55 GMTKey ways to avoid jet lag driving<p>Potentially life-saving tips on how to combat jet lag have been issued by a fleet risk management and driving training solutions firm.Interactive Driving Systems' plan for company car and va ...</p><p><a href="key-ways-to-avoid-jet-lag-driving-14454.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/key-ways-to-avoid-jet-lag-driving-14454.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/key-ways-to-avoid-jet-lag-driving-14454.htmlWed, 17 Apr 2013 13:37:55 GMTTake Note For Maximum Driver Vision<p>Nissan showed plenty of vision in crafting its new Note car, and is giving its customers a maximum amount of vision too - allowing them to see what it would be like to have eyes in the back of thei ...</p><p><a href="take-note-for-maximum-driver-vision-14445.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/take-note-for-maximum-driver-vision-14445.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/take-note-for-maximum-driver-vision-14445.htmlTue, 16 Apr 2013 10:07:49 GMTSilverstone to host motor sport day<p>The Motor Sports Association (MSA) will host an open day at Silverstone on July 7 as part of its campaign to get more people involved across motor sport.Go Motorsport Live! will take place i ...</p><p><a href="silverstone-to-host-motor-sport-day-14446.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/silverstone-to-host-motor-sport-day-14446.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/silverstone-to-host-motor-sport-day-14446.htmlTue, 16 Apr 2013 10:07:49 GMTHigh speeds but low road tax bill<p>Volkswagen has unveiled the latest version of its Golf GTD; a speedy number which is also liable for annual road tax of just £20.The vehicle has a 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine producing 181bh ...</p><p><a href="high-speeds-but-low-road-tax-bill-14447.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/high-speeds-but-low-road-tax-bill-14447.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/high-speeds-but-low-road-tax-bill-14447.htmlTue, 16 Apr 2013 10:07:49 GMTNew improved Mondeo comes soon<p>A brand new Ford Mondeo is in the pipeline for next year and set to be offered at a cheaper price than current models.Ford has made a raft of changes to its existing Mondeo line-up in order ...</p><p><a href="new-improved-mondeo-comes-soon-14448.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-improved-mondeo-comes-soon-14448.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-improved-mondeo-comes-soon-14448.htmlTue, 16 Apr 2013 10:07:49 GMTDrivers back in-car smoking ban<p>The majority of motorists believe smoking should be banned in cars, a new survey suggests.While 56% of motorists would back such a ban a significant 45%, however, feel that it would not be e ...</p><p><a href="drivers-back-in-car-smoking-ban-14449.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-back-in-car-smoking-ban-14449.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-back-in-car-smoking-ban-14449.htmlTue, 16 Apr 2013 10:07:49 GMTYoung drivers to face harder tests<p>The government will announce plans to impose more rigorous testing methods on young drivers in a bid to cut down on accidents.A Green Paper to be put forward by the Department of Transport t ...</p><p><a href="young-drivers-to-face-harder-tests-14440.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers-to-face-harder-tests-14440.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers-to-face-harder-tests-14440.htmlMon, 15 Apr 2013 12:18:47 GMT£5k grant for Nissan's green Leaf<p>Motorists are being encouraged to go green with the new Nissan Leaf, with a more immediately cheaper option now available, as batteries can be leased rather than bought outright.The governme ...</p><p><a href="-5k-grant-for-nissan-s-green-leaf-14441.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-5k-grant-for-nissan-s-green-leaf-14441.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-5k-grant-for-nissan-s-green-leaf-14441.htmlMon, 15 Apr 2013 12:18:47 GMTAverage car auction prices see drop<p>The average price of used vehicles sold at auction has fallen 6% in the past month, according to new figures.The fall - from £5,359 in February to £5,013 in March - is being attributed to a ...</p><p><a href="average-car-auction-prices-see-drop-14442.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/average-car-auction-prices-see-drop-14442.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/average-car-auction-prices-see-drop-14442.htmlMon, 15 Apr 2013 12:18:47 GMTRichards gets six-month driving ban<p>Micah Richards has become the third Manchester City player to be disqualified from driving since the start of the month.The 24-year-old defender picked up a six-month driving ban after he fa ...</p><p><a href="richards-gets-six-month-driving-ban-14443.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/richards-gets-six-month-driving-ban-14443.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/richards-gets-six-month-driving-ban-14443.htmlMon, 15 Apr 2013 12:18:47 GMTSpecial edition city smart car<p>The smart car is set to unveil a brand new city edition model.Just 200 of the smart fortwo city flames will be available for purchase in the UK when they launch next month, brightening up th ...</p><p><a href="special-edition-city-smart-car-14444.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/special-edition-city-smart-car-14444.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/special-edition-city-smart-car-14444.htmlMon, 15 Apr 2013 12:18:47 GMTUsed-car sellers enjoy high prices<p>Now is the best time to sell a well-specified three to four-year-old motor, according to the Vehicle Remarketing Association (VRA).The trade body for car makers, dealers and auction houses r ...</p><p><a href="used-car-sellers-enjoy-high-prices-14435.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-sellers-enjoy-high-prices-14435.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-sellers-enjoy-high-prices-14435.htmlFri, 12 Apr 2013 12:20:04 GMTRoads closed for Thatcher funeral<p>Motorists are being warned that a number of roads in central London will be closed for the funeral of Baroness Thatcher on Wednesday.Blackfriars and Westminster bridges will be closed and so ...</p><p><a href="roads-closed-for-thatcher-funeral-14436.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/roads-closed-for-thatcher-funeral-14436.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/roads-closed-for-thatcher-funeral-14436.htmlFri, 12 Apr 2013 12:20:04 GMTM-way lane discipline warning<p>Advice on motorway lane discipline is being offered by road safety charity the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) and Britain's leading advanced driver, Peter Rodger.Mr Rodger gives a ...</p><p><a href="m-way-lane-discipline-warning-14437.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/m-way-lane-discipline-warning-14437.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/m-way-lane-discipline-warning-14437.htmlFri, 12 Apr 2013 12:20:04 GMTCouple jailed after insurance scam<p>A couple who made over £900,000 from a seven-year insurance scam were jailed at Maidstone Crown Court following an investigation headed by HM Revenue and Customs.Elina Jaksone, from Latvia, ...</p><p><a href="couple-jailed-after-insurance-scam-14438.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/couple-jailed-after-insurance-scam-14438.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/couple-jailed-after-insurance-scam-14438.htmlFri, 12 Apr 2013 12:20:04 GMTBad brakes increasing accident risk<p>Motorists across the UK face an increased risk of accident because they are sharing the roads with thousands of cars being driven even though they have brake problems, a new survey has shown.<p ...</p><p><a href="bad-brakes-increasing-accident-risk-14439.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bad-brakes-increasing-accident-risk-14439.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bad-brakes-increasing-accident-risk-14439.htmlFri, 12 Apr 2013 12:20:04 GMTDubai police buy £360k Lamborghini<p>Police in Dubai now have a Lamborghini at their disposal after adding the £360,000 vehicle to their fleet.Painted in the green and white livery of the Dubai force, the sports car will make c ...</p><p><a href="dubai-police-buy--360k-lamborghini-14433.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dubai-police-buy--360k-lamborghini-14433.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dubai-police-buy--360k-lamborghini-14433.htmlThu, 11 Apr 2013 13:57:03 GMTCar makers issue recall over airbag<p>Car manufacturers are having to recall thousands of vehicles bought in Britain due to an airbag problem. The fault is linked to the airbag inflator on the passenger side, with fears that it ...</p><p><a href="car-makers-issue-recall-over-airbag-14434.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-makers-issue-recall-over-airbag-14434.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-makers-issue-recall-over-airbag-14434.htmlThu, 11 Apr 2013 13:57:03 GMTPassengers scared by overtaking<p>More than half of women passengers have been scared when their driver has overtaken another vehicle in the past 12 months, a survey shows.Some 52% of women admitted to being scared while 44% ...</p><p><a href="passengers-scared-by-overtaking-14430.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/passengers-scared-by-overtaking-14430.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/passengers-scared-by-overtaking-14430.htmlThu, 11 Apr 2013 12:00:35 GMTCrime commissioner's sat-nav stolen<p>The first police and crime commissioner for Dorset Police had his sat-nav stolen from his vehicle - while in a meeting to discuss crime in the community.The equipment was taken from Martyn U ...</p><p><a href="crime-commissioner-s-sat-nav-stolen-14431.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/crime-commissioner-s-sat-nav-stolen-14431.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/crime-commissioner-s-sat-nav-stolen-14431.htmlThu, 11 Apr 2013 12:00:35 GMTNew technology to unify roadworks<p>A new technological system will unify the management of British roadworks, bringing together all local councils and utility companies in England and Wales, Local Transport Minister Norman Baker say ...</p><p><a href="new-technology-to-unify-roadworks-14432.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-technology-to-unify-roadworks-14432.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-technology-to-unify-roadworks-14432.htmlThu, 11 Apr 2013 12:00:35 GMTMOT rules to hit motorists hard<p>Thousands of people with problems accessing mainstream loans may be forced to admit defeat on their ageing cars due to recent MOT changes, according to the Funding Corporation.The major non- ...</p><p><a href="mot-rules-to-hit-motorists-hard-14425.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mot-rules-to-hit-motorists-hard-14425.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mot-rules-to-hit-motorists-hard-14425.htmlWed, 10 Apr 2013 10:08:48 GMTMaserati reveals its first diesel<p>The new Ghibli four-door executive saloon from Maserati has been revealed ahead of its' official unveiling in Shanghai. Sitting beneath the Quattroporte in the range, the model will be Maser ...</p><p><a href="maserati-reveals-its-first-diesel-14426.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/maserati-reveals-its-first-diesel-14426.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/maserati-reveals-its-first-diesel-14426.htmlWed, 10 Apr 2013 10:08:48 GMTMazda launches new finance deal<p>Motorists looking for a new car could drive off the forecourt with a brand new Mazda, at a monthly cost of £169 with no deposit.The manufacturer has revealed finance offers on its Mazda 2, 3 ...</p><p><a href="mazda-launches-new-finance-deal-14427.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda-launches-new-finance-deal-14427.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda-launches-new-finance-deal-14427.htmlWed, 10 Apr 2013 10:08:48 GMTTRACKER launches new UK service<p>Vehicle thefts may be a threat in the UK, but British motorists could soon be able to recover their stolen vehicle anywhere in the world following the launch of a new device.Stolen vehicle r ...</p><p><a href="tracker-launches-new-uk-service-14428.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tracker-launches-new-uk-service-14428.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tracker-launches-new-uk-service-14428.htmlWed, 10 Apr 2013 10:08:48 GMTFord recalls more than 16,000 vans<p>Ford is recalling more than 16,000 Transit vans in the UK.The call back is due to a faulty brake pedal retaining clip, according to the Vehicle and Operators Services Agency (VOSA).VO ...</p><p><a href="ford-recalls-more-than-16-000-vans-14429.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-recalls-more-than-16-000-vans-14429.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-recalls-more-than-16-000-vans-14429.htmlWed, 10 Apr 2013 10:08:48 GMTWales leads the way in UK car sales<p>Car dealerships in Wales have been celebrating a rapid increase in sales in the first quarter of 2013, providing the UK's biggest upturn in fortunes according to new figures.The Society of M ...</p><p><a href="wales-leads-the-way-in-uk-car-sales-14420.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wales-leads-the-way-in-uk-car-sales-14420.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wales-leads-the-way-in-uk-car-sales-14420.htmlTue, 09 Apr 2013 09:27:32 GMTCalls for caution at roadworks<p>The Highways Agency has urged motorists to follow rules at roadworks to put an end to unnecessary deaths and injuries.The Government has committed to improving motorways and trunk roads acro ...</p><p><a href="calls-for-caution-at-roadworks-14421.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/calls-for-caution-at-roadworks-14421.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/calls-for-caution-at-roadworks-14421.htmlTue, 09 Apr 2013 09:27:32 GMTNew Infiniti Q50 gets UK debut<p>People in the UK will be able to get a glimpse of the new Infiniti Q50 later this month.The low-emission car will be on show at the Infiniti Centre in Reading from 16-18 April, five months a ...</p><p><a href="new-infiniti-q50-gets-uk-debut-14422.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-infiniti-q50-gets-uk-debut-14422.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-infiniti-q50-gets-uk-debut-14422.htmlTue, 09 Apr 2013 09:27:32 GMTNissan introduces Juke N-Tec model<p>Car giant Nissan has unveiled a new model to its Juke crossover range of vehicles, the N-Tec.The latest car made by the company adds 18-inch black and silver alloy wheels and gloss black B-p ...</p><p><a href="nissan-introduces-juke-n-tec-model-14423.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-introduces-juke-n-tec-model-14423.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-introduces-juke-n-tec-model-14423.htmlTue, 09 Apr 2013 09:27:32 GMTFootballer banned from driving<p>Newcastle United forward Hatem Ben Arfa has been disqualified from driving for 49 days after pleading guilty to driving without insurance.The French international star, 26, appeared at Newca ...</p><p><a href="footballer-banned-from-driving-14424.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/footballer-banned-from-driving-14424.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/footballer-banned-from-driving-14424.htmlTue, 09 Apr 2013 09:27:32 GMTWintry weather set for comeback<p>Britain is bracing itself for another cold snap, with forecasters predicting more snow and freezing temperatures over the next couple of days.Up to eight inches of snow is expected to fall i ...</p><p><a href="wintry-weather-set-for-comeback-14415.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wintry-weather-set-for-comeback-14415.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wintry-weather-set-for-comeback-14415.htmlMon, 18 Mar 2013 15:49:47 GMTCouncils to get street sign awards<p>The Government has stepped up its efforts to clean up England's streets by offering awards to councils which remove unnecessary and outdated street signs.Local councils that take steps to re ...</p><p><a href="councils-to-get-street-sign-awards-14416.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/councils-to-get-street-sign-awards-14416.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/councils-to-get-street-sign-awards-14416.htmlMon, 18 Mar 2013 15:49:47 GMTCouncil spoof video criticised<p>A council which spent £1,000 on a spoof music video has been accused of wasting taxpayers' money.Worcestershire County Council made a video about potholes using Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' as t ...</p><p><a href="council-spoof-video-criticised-14417.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/council-spoof-video-criticised-14417.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/council-spoof-video-criticised-14417.htmlMon, 18 Mar 2013 15:49:47 GMTText message warning for motorists<p>Texting while at the wheel is just as dangerous as driving when well over the legal drink-drive limit, new research shows. Writing text messages while driving is already said to lead to sign ...</p><p><a href="text-message-warning-for-motorists-14418.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/text-message-warning-for-motorists-14418.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/text-message-warning-for-motorists-14418.htmlMon, 18 Mar 2013 15:49:47 GMTPickles calls for parking changes<p>Driving advice and tips have been offered by an MP who believes motorists who pop to the shops for ten minutes should be exempt from receiving parking tickets.Eric Pickles, the Local Governm ...</p><p><a href="pickles-calls-for-parking-changes-14419.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pickles-calls-for-parking-changes-14419.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pickles-calls-for-parking-changes-14419.htmlMon, 18 Mar 2013 15:49:47 GMTLow emission vehicles sales soar<p>Sales of environmentally friendly, vehicle excise duty (VED) exempt cars soared last year, according to new figures.Cars in the sub-100g/km CO2 bracket doubled their market share to 8.2% in ...</p><p><a href="low-emission-vehicles-sales-soar-14410.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/low-emission-vehicles-sales-soar-14410.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/low-emission-vehicles-sales-soar-14410.htmlFri, 15 Mar 2013 13:39:26 GMTOsborne to drop fuel tax rise?<p>Chancellor George Osborne might drop a proposed petrol tax increase in next week's Budget.Reports indicating that autumn's planned rise - thought to be around 3p a litre - will be abandoned ...</p><p><a href="osborne-to-drop-fuel-tax-rise--14411.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/osborne-to-drop-fuel-tax-rise--14411.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/osborne-to-drop-fuel-tax-rise--14411.htmlFri, 15 Mar 2013 13:39:26 GMTHow to take your vehicle on a ferry<p>For those celebrating St Patrick's Day with an overseas trip, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) is offering tips on how to take your vehicle on the ferry.Britain's leading advanced d ...</p><p><a href="how-to-take-your-vehicle-on-a-ferry-14412.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/how-to-take-your-vehicle-on-a-ferry-14412.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/how-to-take-your-vehicle-on-a-ferry-14412.htmlFri, 15 Mar 2013 13:39:26 GMTHonda recalls almost 250,000 cars<p>Almost a quarter of a million cars are being recalled across the world due to a brakes problem.The fault means the car, made by Japanese manufacturer Honda, can stop suddenly even when the m ...</p><p><a href="honda-recalls-almost-250-000-cars-14413.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-recalls-almost-250-000-cars-14413.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-recalls-almost-250-000-cars-14413.htmlFri, 15 Mar 2013 13:39:26 GMTMPs move to reduce whiplash claims<p>MPs will delve into the issue of whiplash claims in a bid to drive down the cost of car insurance.The Transport Committee wants to find ways to cut whiplash costs, which lift premiums by as ...</p><p><a href="mps-move-to-reduce-whiplash-claims-14414.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mps-move-to-reduce-whiplash-claims-14414.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mps-move-to-reduce-whiplash-claims-14414.htmlFri, 15 Mar 2013 13:39:26 GMTBritain faces '£10bn roads bill'<p>Councils across Britain need to spend as much as £10.5 billion to get roads back to a good condition, a new report claims.Local authorities spent £113 million on filling in more than two mil ...</p><p><a href="britain-faces---10bn-roads-bill--14405.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/britain-faces---10bn-roads-bill--14405.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/britain-faces---10bn-roads-bill--14405.htmlThu, 14 Mar 2013 14:14:48 GMTUnder-16s to take cars for a spin<p>People who haven't even passed their driving test could end up taking the latest Mercedes A-class for a spin thanks to a new competition. Motorists won't even need <a href="http://w ...</p><p><a href="under-16s-to-take-cars-for-a-spin-14406.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/under-16s-to-take-cars-for-a-spin-14406.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/under-16s-to-take-cars-for-a-spin-14406.htmlThu, 14 Mar 2013 14:14:48 GMTFire station hosting driving tests<p>Some of the motorists receiving details of their upcoming driving test could be forgiven for thinking there's been a mistake in the request for them to turn up at a fire station.But there's ...</p><p><a href="fire-station-hosting-driving-tests-14407.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fire-station-hosting-driving-tests-14407.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fire-station-hosting-driving-tests-14407.htmlThu, 14 Mar 2013 14:14:48 GMTMutual Irish penalty points plan<p>A mutual recognition of penalty points for motoring offences could be introduced across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.Currently there is a loophole which allows motorists from ...</p><p><a href="mutual-irish-penalty-points-plan-14408.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mutual-irish-penalty-points-plan-14408.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mutual-irish-penalty-points-plan-14408.htmlThu, 14 Mar 2013 14:14:48 GMTProposals to curb whiplash epidemic<p>The Association of British Insurers (ABI) says that people claiming compensation for whiplash injury should have to undergo examination by an accredited medical expert.In move to clamp down ...</p><p><a href="proposals-to-curb-whiplash-epidemic-14409.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/proposals-to-curb-whiplash-epidemic-14409.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/proposals-to-curb-whiplash-epidemic-14409.htmlThu, 14 Mar 2013 14:14:48 GMTCelebs stranded on snowy roads<p>Eighties singer Toyah Willcox and hip hop act Rizzle Kicks have taken to Twitter to post about being stranded on snowy roads in the freezing weather.Willcox, 54, who is famous for songs such ...</p><p><a href="celebs-stranded-on-snowy-roads-14400.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/celebs-stranded-on-snowy-roads-14400.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/celebs-stranded-on-snowy-roads-14400.htmlWed, 13 Mar 2013 13:44:20 GMTRoad closed to allow toad crossing<p>Toads have caused a row between local residents after a road as been forced to temporarily close so they can cross in safety.A stretch of Church Road, in Richmond, south-west London, will be ...</p><p><a href="road-closed-to-allow-toad-crossing-14401.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-closed-to-allow-toad-crossing-14401.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-closed-to-allow-toad-crossing-14401.htmlWed, 13 Mar 2013 13:44:20 GMTThe big freeze sparks Chunnel chaos<p>Freezing and snowy weather has forced the Channel Tunnel to close, turning the motorway which serves it into a giant car park.Unseasonable weather in France and Belgium shut the tunnel on Tu ...</p><p><a href="the-big-freeze-sparks-chunnel-chaos-14402.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/the-big-freeze-sparks-chunnel-chaos-14402.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/the-big-freeze-sparks-chunnel-chaos-14402.htmlWed, 13 Mar 2013 13:44:20 GMTUK transport 'mired in uncertainty'<p>The UK transport sector is being held back by a lack of clear direction, it is claimed.Fewer than one in three board members at transport and infrastructure companies believe the Government ...</p><p><a href="uk-transport--mired-in-uncertainty--14403.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-transport--mired-in-uncertainty--14403.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-transport--mired-in-uncertainty--14403.htmlWed, 13 Mar 2013 13:44:20 GMTCharity auction for Kia pimped cars<p>Kia has got into the spirit of Red Nose Day by auctioning off 24 cars that had been "tweaked, tuned and pimped" by the company's dealers.A percentage of the sale from each vehicle is being d ...</p><p><a href="charity-auction-for-kia-pimped-cars-14404.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/charity-auction-for-kia-pimped-cars-14404.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/charity-auction-for-kia-pimped-cars-14404.htmlWed, 13 Mar 2013 13:44:20 GMTHuhne and Pryce given jail sentence<p>Former Liberal Democrat Cabinet minister Chris Huhne and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce have each been jailed for eight months.The pair were found guilty of perverting the course of justice after P ...</p><p><a href="huhne-and-pryce-given-jail-sentence-14395.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/huhne-and-pryce-given-jail-sentence-14395.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/huhne-and-pryce-given-jail-sentence-14395.htmlTue, 12 Mar 2013 14:13:54 GMTDVLA braced for new plates interest<p>Hundreds of requests for number plates are expected to be made later this month when DVLA Personalised Registrations hosts an auction in Leeds.The event will see the new style 11, 12 and 13- ...</p><p><a href="dvla-braced-for-new-plates-interest-14396.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dvla-braced-for-new-plates-interest-14396.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dvla-braced-for-new-plates-interest-14396.htmlTue, 12 Mar 2013 14:13:54 GMTFootballer in drink-dirve arrest<p>England's most capped footballer will appear in court next week - after being arrested for drink-driving, according to police.Goalkeeper Peter Shilton, 63, was stopped outside his girlfriend ...</p><p><a href="footballer-in-drink-dirve-arrest-14397.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/footballer-in-drink-dirve-arrest-14397.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/footballer-in-drink-dirve-arrest-14397.htmlTue, 12 Mar 2013 14:13:54 GMTDrivers left stranded by cold snap<p>Heavy snowfall and freezing conditions across the South East brought traffic to a halt and stranded hundreds of drivers in their vehicles for as long as 10 hours on Monday. The counties of S ...</p><p><a href="drivers-left-stranded-by-cold-snap-14398.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-left-stranded-by-cold-snap-14398.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-left-stranded-by-cold-snap-14398.htmlTue, 12 Mar 2013 14:13:54 GMTIAM issues winter advice to drivers<p>Motorists should only venture out in their vehicles in the next few days if the journey is absolutely essential, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has said.The organisation urged dri ...</p><p><a href="iam-issues-winter-advice-to-drivers-14399.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-issues-winter-advice-to-drivers-14399.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-issues-winter-advice-to-drivers-14399.htmlTue, 12 Mar 2013 14:13:54 GMTUK cars fetch double value overseas<p>Growing demand for used vehicles abroad is helping some exported vehicles sell for more than twice their UK value, according to new data.Automative industry expert CAP says the export boom i ...</p><p><a href="uk-cars-fetch-double-value-overseas-14390.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-cars-fetch-double-value-overseas-14390.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-cars-fetch-double-value-overseas-14390.htmlMon, 11 Mar 2013 12:20:43 GMTWindscreen display at Geneva show<p>A technology company is previewing technology which would see information such as speed and weather conditions displayed directly on car windscreens.Harman says its head up display system (H ...</p><p><a href="windscreen-display-at-geneva-show-14391.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/windscreen-display-at-geneva-show-14391.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/windscreen-display-at-geneva-show-14391.htmlMon, 11 Mar 2013 12:20:43 GMTUncertain signs could spare fines<p>Speeding convictions for thousands of motorists could be overturned following revelations that the font used on some variable speed limit signs may have not complied with traffic regulations.<p ...</p><p><a href="uncertain-signs-could-spare-fines-14392.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uncertain-signs-could-spare-fines-14392.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uncertain-signs-could-spare-fines-14392.htmlMon, 11 Mar 2013 12:20:43 GMTSpring snow hits parts of Britain<p>Normally people are talking about snow at Christmas, whether they are praying for it or not, but this year parts of the country might be more likely to have a white Easter.Snow is expected t ...</p><p><a href="spring-snow-hits-parts-of-britain-14393.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/spring-snow-hits-parts-of-britain-14393.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/spring-snow-hits-parts-of-britain-14393.htmlMon, 11 Mar 2013 12:20:43 GMTDrivers urged to THINK! of bikers<p>Motorists are being encouraged to think of the person under the helmet in a new safety campaign aimed at lowering the number of motorcyclists killed or seriously injured on Britain's roads. ...</p><p><a href="drivers-urged-to-think--of-bikers-14394.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-urged-to-think--of-bikers-14394.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-urged-to-think--of-bikers-14394.htmlMon, 11 Mar 2013 12:20:43 GMTNew Alfa 4C is white lightning<p>Alfa Romeo has finally revealed what the first 400 European owners of its stunning new 4C car will get for their money.An outlay of £52,000 plus registration fee, delivery charge and road ta ...</p><p><a href="new-alfa-4c-is-white-lightning-14385.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-alfa-4c-is-white-lightning-14385.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-alfa-4c-is-white-lightning-14385.htmlFri, 08 Mar 2013 11:51:39 GMTPryce guilty over speeding points<p>The former wife of Chris Huhne has been found guilty of perverting the course of justice by taking the former energy secretary's speeding points.Vicky Pryce, 60, looked stunned as the forema ...</p><p><a href="pryce-guilty-over-speeding-points-14386.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pryce-guilty-over-speeding-points-14386.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pryce-guilty-over-speeding-points-14386.htmlFri, 08 Mar 2013 11:51:39 GMTPrice rise for second-hand cars<p>Used cars are becoming more expensive, according to a new report by British Car Auctions (BCA).Up 13% year on year, used car values are increasing with average prices staying about £7,000 fo ...</p><p><a href="price-rise-for-second-hand-cars-14387.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/price-rise-for-second-hand-cars-14387.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/price-rise-for-second-hand-cars-14387.htmlFri, 08 Mar 2013 11:51:39 GMTNew drug-drive offence in offing<p>The new drug-driving offence will not unfairly punish drivers on doctor-prescribed medicine, the Government has pledged.Transport Minister Stephen Hammond made the promise with the publicati ...</p><p><a href="new-drug-drive-offence-in-offing-14388.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-drug-drive-offence-in-offing-14388.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-drug-drive-offence-in-offing-14388.htmlFri, 08 Mar 2013 11:51:39 GMTYaris Trend targets younger buyers<p>Toyota has upgraded its Yaris Trend for 2013 in the hope of making a bigger dent in the younger driver market.Unveiled at the end of last year at the Paris Motor Show, the new model is price ...</p><p><a href="yaris-trend-targets-younger-buyers-14389.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/yaris-trend-targets-younger-buyers-14389.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/yaris-trend-targets-younger-buyers-14389.htmlFri, 08 Mar 2013 11:51:39 GMTHyundai unveils Premium SE model<p>Japanese car giant Hyundai has unveiled the Premium SE model in its i40 range confirming it will be available in both the Saloon and Sport Tourer versions.The carmaker said the Premium SE ve ...</p><p><a href="hyundai-unveils-premium-se-model-14380.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-unveils-premium-se-model-14380.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-unveils-premium-se-model-14380.htmlThu, 07 Mar 2013 08:27:57 GMTQoros unveils launch model<p>Motorists tempted by what a new carmaker has been showcasing at the Geneva Motor Show will have to wait a few months before getting behind the wheel of one of its vehicles.For although Qoros ...</p><p><a href="qoros-unveils-launch-model-14381.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/qoros-unveils-launch-model-14381.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/qoros-unveils-launch-model-14381.htmlThu, 07 Mar 2013 08:27:57 GMTZOE sounds like success for Renault<p>An audible warning system for pedestrians has helped the Renault ZOE electric car warrant a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating. The technology designed to make people around the car aware it ...</p><p><a href="zoe-sounds-like-success-for-renault-14382.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/zoe-sounds-like-success-for-renault-14382.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/zoe-sounds-like-success-for-renault-14382.htmlThu, 07 Mar 2013 08:27:57 GMTHalf of all freshers own licence<p>Nearly half of new university students have passed their driving test, according to new figures released.A UCAS Media survey found that just under 50% of freshers held a driving licence, wit ...</p><p><a href="half-of-all-freshers-own-licence-14383.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/half-of-all-freshers-own-licence-14383.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/half-of-all-freshers-own-licence-14383.htmlThu, 07 Mar 2013 08:27:57 GMTNew rules for epileptic drivers<p>People with epilepsy who have only suffered seizures while asleep can now apply for a driving licence one year after their last seizure, instead of the current three years.The revision comes ...</p><p><a href="new-rules-for-epileptic-drivers-14384.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-rules-for-epileptic-drivers-14384.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-rules-for-epileptic-drivers-14384.htmlThu, 07 Mar 2013 08:27:57 GMTLamborghini makes car for three<p>Lamborghini has unveiled a new model with a price tag of £2.58 million, though less than a handful of people will be able to call the car their own.The Veneno is the quickest and most dynami ...</p><p><a href="lamborghini-makes-car-for-three-14378.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lamborghini-makes-car-for-three-14378.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lamborghini-makes-car-for-three-14378.htmlWed, 06 Mar 2013 10:57:29 GMTVolvo cyclist radar 'to save lives'<p>Volvo has launched a new radar-guided system designed to detect cyclists which it claims could save hundreds of lives.The car maker unveiled the technology at the Geneva Motor Show - known a ...</p><p><a href="volvo-cyclist-radar--to-save-lives--14379.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volvo-cyclist-radar--to-save-lives--14379.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volvo-cyclist-radar--to-save-lives--14379.htmlWed, 06 Mar 2013 10:57:29 GMTDriving plan could save youngsters<p>The insurance industry is calling on the Government to introduce plans which, it says, could save youngsters' lives and their wallets.The Association of British Insurers (ABI) said its propo ...</p><p><a href="driving-plan-could-save-youngsters-14375.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-plan-could-save-youngsters-14375.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-plan-could-save-youngsters-14375.htmlWed, 06 Mar 2013 08:32:00 GMTFerrari hails 'extraordinary' model<p>The Geneva motor show 2013 will see the unveiling of Ferrari's new supercar - LaFerrari, which it hails as a "truly extraordinary car".Powered by a 950bhp petrol-electric hybrid drivetrain, ...</p><p><a href="ferrari-hails--extraordinary--model-14376.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ferrari-hails--extraordinary--model-14376.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ferrari-hails--extraordinary--model-14376.htmlWed, 06 Mar 2013 08:32:00 GMTRolls-Royce Wraith finally unveiled<p>Oscar Wilde famously wrote: "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."Among those looking at a twinkly night sky will be the owners of the new Rolls-Royce Wraith, w ...</p><p><a href="rolls-royce-wraith-finally-unveiled-14377.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rolls-royce-wraith-finally-unveiled-14377.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rolls-royce-wraith-finally-unveiled-14377.htmlWed, 06 Mar 2013 08:32:00 GMTWorld lags behind economy targets<p>Global fuel economy is not improving quickly enough to meet targets to cut average fuel use by 50% for all new cars by 2030, according to a new report.The worldwide average for light duty ve ...</p><p><a href="world-lags-behind-economy-targets-14370.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/world-lags-behind-economy-targets-14370.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/world-lags-behind-economy-targets-14370.htmlTue, 05 Mar 2013 11:43:16 GMTToyota launches new i-ROAD concept<p>Toyota has officially unveiled its new i-ROAD personal mobility vehicle (PMV) at the Geneva motor show.The tech-savvy two-seater concept has been specifically designed for driving in an urba ...</p><p><a href="toyota-launches-new-i-road-concept-14371.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-launches-new-i-road-concept-14371.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-launches-new-i-road-concept-14371.htmlTue, 05 Mar 2013 11:43:16 GMTLocusts could save motorists' lives<p>A new computer system modelled on the brain of a locust could be used to dramatically reduce the number of car crashes.While we're accustomed to thinking of locusts as crop-destroying pests, ...</p><p><a href="locusts-could-save-motorists--lives-14372.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/locusts-could-save-motorists--lives-14372.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/locusts-could-save-motorists--lives-14372.htmlTue, 05 Mar 2013 11:43:16 GMTWarning over speed awareness data<p>Drivers caught for speeding are not being punished because speed awareness course (SAC) information is not being shared by some UK police forces, an insurance body claims. The Chartered Insu ...</p><p><a href="warning-over-speed-awareness-data-14373.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/warning-over-speed-awareness-data-14373.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/warning-over-speed-awareness-data-14373.htmlTue, 05 Mar 2013 11:43:16 GMTUpdated MOT tests set to start<p>British motorists can expect their vehicles to undergo more stringent MOT tests once revised European legislation on roadworthiness is introduced later this month.Amended laws regarding the ...</p><p><a href="updated-mot-tests-set-to-start-14374.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/updated-mot-tests-set-to-start-14374.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/updated-mot-tests-set-to-start-14374.htmlTue, 05 Mar 2013 11:43:16 GMTNew Golf GTi set for Geneva debut<p>Volkswagen has confirmed its new Golf GTi will make its international debut at the Geneva Motor Show ahead of its UK release later this month.The Wolfsburg-based manufacturer revealed the ne ...</p><p><a href="new-golf-gti-set-for-geneva-debut-14365.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-golf-gti-set-for-geneva-debut-14365.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-golf-gti-set-for-geneva-debut-14365.htmlMon, 04 Mar 2013 11:13:58 GMTAdvice on dealing with accidents<p>As part of his series of weekly motoring tips Peter Rodger, chief examiner for road safety charity the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), has offered advice on what to do after an accident. ...</p><p><a href="advice-on-dealing-with-accidents-14366.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/advice-on-dealing-with-accidents-14366.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/advice-on-dealing-with-accidents-14366.htmlMon, 04 Mar 2013 11:13:58 GMTSurge of MOTs expected in March<p>A large number of motorists will be looking to book their vehicle in for an MOT test as we move into March.The month that marks the start of spring is traditionally the single busiest time o ...</p><p><a href="surge-of-mots-expected-in-march-14367.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/surge-of-mots-expected-in-march-14367.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/surge-of-mots-expected-in-march-14367.htmlMon, 04 Mar 2013 11:13:58 GMTNew pregnancy seatbelt launched<p>The first ever seatbelt designed specifically for pregnant women has been launched by a British inventor.For many women, driving when pregnant can be an uncomfortable experience, with the st ...</p><p><a href="new-pregnancy-seatbelt-launched-14368.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-pregnancy-seatbelt-launched-14368.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-pregnancy-seatbelt-launched-14368.htmlMon, 04 Mar 2013 11:13:58 GMTToyota job boost for Welsh plant<p>The Welsh economy has been given a boost with news that Japanese car giant Toyota is creating 70 new jobs at its engine plant in Deeside. Welsh Secretary David Jones welcomed the news as a " ...</p><p><a href="toyota-job-boost-for-welsh-plant-14369.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-job-boost-for-welsh-plant-14369.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-job-boost-for-welsh-plant-14369.htmlMon, 04 Mar 2013 11:13:58 GMTUsed car prices fall in January<p>The average used car value fell by 3% in January to £7,137, according to the just-published British Car Auctions (BCA) Pulse report.A changing mix of vehicles was largely responsible for the ...</p><p><a href="used-car-prices-fall-in-january-14360.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-prices-fall-in-january-14360.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-prices-fall-in-january-14360.htmlFri, 01 Mar 2013 08:27:47 GMTMegane's target speeders in France<p>Road safety officials in France are to start using unmarked Renault Megane's to crack down on motorists who break the speed limit.The cars, which have been fitted with new-generation speed c ...</p><p><a href="megane-s-target-speeders-in-france-14361.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/megane-s-target-speeders-in-france-14361.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/megane-s-target-speeders-in-france-14361.htmlFri, 01 Mar 2013 08:27:47 GMTMotorway proposals spark concern<p>Proposals for trials of motorway speed limits of 80mph have raised concerns among Labour shadow ministers.Calling the plans "crazy and dangerous" Jim Fitzpatrick, Shadow Transport Minister, ...</p><p><a href="motorway-proposals-spark-concern-14362.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorway-proposals-spark-concern-14362.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorway-proposals-spark-concern-14362.htmlFri, 01 Mar 2013 08:27:47 GMTDrink drivers face £50,000 bill<p>Having a couple of pints before getting behind the wheel could cost drink drivers up to £50,000, it has been calculated.The huge personal financial cost of being convicted of the offence for ...</p><p><a href="drink-drivers-face--50-000-bill-14363.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-drivers-face--50-000-bill-14363.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-drivers-face--50-000-bill-14363.htmlFri, 01 Mar 2013 08:27:47 GMTDrivers suffer another cold winter<p>The latest official figures have revealed that this winter has been the fourth in five years to be colder than average.The statistics, which come from the Met Office, show that it was 0.4C c ...</p><p><a href="drivers-suffer-another-cold-winter-14364.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-suffer-another-cold-winter-14364.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-suffer-another-cold-winter-14364.htmlFri, 01 Mar 2013 08:27:47 GMT007 carmaker's push luxury pram<p>James Bond is far too busy to be pushing prams. But if he did, then he would probably choose a new £2,000 model being lauded as "the most exclusive pram in the world".That is because the lim ...</p><p><a href="007-carmaker-s-push-luxury-pram-14355.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/007-carmaker-s-push-luxury-pram-14355.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/007-carmaker-s-push-luxury-pram-14355.htmlThu, 28 Feb 2013 11:11:47 GMTNissan to launch improved Leaf<p>Japanese automaker Nissan has given a makeover to its all-electric Leaf models - and it's not just the odd nip and tuck.The company has made more than 100 detail changes and updates to the f ...</p><p><a href="nissan-to-launch-improved-leaf-14356.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-to-launch-improved-leaf-14356.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-to-launch-improved-leaf-14356.htmlThu, 28 Feb 2013 11:11:47 GMTNew cosmic car is out of this world<p>UK drivers will get the exclusive benefit of a new limited edition car from Suzuki.The Japanese motor manufacture is producing only 100 models - and they are all earmarked for England, Scotl ...</p><p><a href="new-cosmic-car-is-out-of-this-world-14357.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-cosmic-car-is-out-of-this-world-14357.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-cosmic-car-is-out-of-this-world-14357.htmlThu, 28 Feb 2013 11:11:47 GMTCar smoking ban to be considered<p>Prime Minister David Cameron has confirmed that ministers will consider banning smoking in cars in which children are passengers.The move came after Health Minister Anna Soubry said the Gove ...</p><p><a href="car-smoking-ban-to-be-considered-14358.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-smoking-ban-to-be-considered-14358.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-smoking-ban-to-be-considered-14358.htmlThu, 28 Feb 2013 11:11:47 GMTR&amp;B star jailed for drink-driving<p>American singer Bobby Brown has been sentenced to 55 days in prison after admitting drink-driving.The 44-year-old, who used to be married to the late Whitney Houston, was caught driving unde ...</p><p><a href="r-amp-b-star-jailed-for-drink-driving-14359.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/r-amp-b-star-jailed-for-drink-driving-14359.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/r-amp-b-star-jailed-for-drink-driving-14359.htmlThu, 28 Feb 2013 11:11:47 GMTHMRC alters Advisory Fuel Rates<p>HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has increased the Advisory Fuel Rate (AFR) for some diesel vehicles and lowered it for certain LPG cars.The rates, which have not been altered since a 1p per mi ...</p><p><a href="hmrc-alters-advisory-fuel-rates-14350.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hmrc-alters-advisory-fuel-rates-14350.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hmrc-alters-advisory-fuel-rates-14350.htmlWed, 27 Feb 2013 11:47:29 GMTMinister calls for car smoking ban<p>A Government minister has given her backing to calls for a ban on smoking inside vehicles carrying children.Health Minister Anna Soubry said the move should at least be properly considered b ...</p><p><a href="minister-calls-for-car-smoking-ban-14351.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/minister-calls-for-car-smoking-ban-14351.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/minister-calls-for-car-smoking-ban-14351.htmlWed, 27 Feb 2013 11:47:29 GMTClassics sold at Race Retro auction<p>The Race Retro and Classic Car sale pulled in over £1.4 million as car enthusiasts snapped up British classics at Silverstone Auctions.Almost two-thirds of the road cars auctioned were snapp ...</p><p><a href="classics-sold-at-race-retro-auction-14352.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/classics-sold-at-race-retro-auction-14352.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/classics-sold-at-race-retro-auction-14352.htmlWed, 27 Feb 2013 11:47:29 GMTChevrolet announces Siri car link<p>iPhone users will be able to perform a number of tasks from behind the wheel in versions of the Chevrolet Aveo and Cruze, and the new Trax, due to come off the production line next month.Che ...</p><p><a href="chevrolet-announces-siri-car-link-14353.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/chevrolet-announces-siri-car-link-14353.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/chevrolet-announces-siri-car-link-14353.htmlWed, 27 Feb 2013 11:47:29 GMTToyota to launch new Auris model<p>Toyota has released costs and detailed information on its latest Auris Touring Sports estate car.The line will be similar to that of the hatchback, with the slimmed down range including the ...</p><p><a href="toyota-to-launch-new-auris-model-14354.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-to-launch-new-auris-model-14354.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-to-launch-new-auris-model-14354.htmlWed, 27 Feb 2013 11:47:29 GMTDrivers risk licences in eye tests<p>Motorists could have their licences taken off them within hours should they fail a roadside eye test.Under new powers given to the police, officers will be able to order the DVLA to strip li ...</p><p><a href="drivers-risk-licences-in-eye-tests-14347.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-risk-licences-in-eye-tests-14347.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-risk-licences-in-eye-tests-14347.htmlTue, 26 Feb 2013 13:39:39 GMTSolicitors launch road safety map<p>Cyclists and motorists are being asked to submit details of accidents that they have been involved in, in order to help create a database and map that could improve road safety.Osbornes Soli ...</p><p><a href="solicitors-launch-road-safety-map-14348.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/solicitors-launch-road-safety-map-14348.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/solicitors-launch-road-safety-map-14348.htmlTue, 26 Feb 2013 13:39:39 GMTLondon to extend emission controls<p>The Mayor of London could make the UK capital accessible only to plug-in and low emission vehicles by 2020 if plans for an ultra-low emission zone go ahead.Transport for London (TfL) is curr ...</p><p><a href="london-to-extend-emission-controls-14349.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-to-extend-emission-controls-14349.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-to-extend-emission-controls-14349.htmlTue, 26 Feb 2013 13:39:39 GMTGrannymobile arrives at Beaulieu<p>The Top Gear team's latest ridiculous creation can now be seen at the World of Top Gear, at Beaulieu Motor Museum.The Grannymobile or 'Rover James' was created by Jeremy Clarkson and Richard ...</p><p><a href="grannymobile-arrives-at-beaulieu-14345.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/grannymobile-arrives-at-beaulieu-14345.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/grannymobile-arrives-at-beaulieu-14345.htmlTue, 26 Feb 2013 12:24:00 GMTPryce jury told 'wipe slate clean'<p>The jury in Vicky Pryce's retrial have been told to "wipe the slate clean" and forget anything that they already know about the case.Pryce, 60, denies a charge of perverting the course of ju ...</p><p><a href="pryce-jury-told--wipe-slate-clean--14346.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pryce-jury-told--wipe-slate-clean--14346.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pryce-jury-told--wipe-slate-clean--14346.htmlTue, 26 Feb 2013 12:24:00 GMTOsborne urged to slash fuel duty<p>Chancellor George Osborne has been urged to "decisively cut" fuel duty in his March Budget amid fears of soaring petrol and diesel prices.Fuel costs have been tipped to climb to their highes ...</p><p><a href="osborne-urged-to-slash-fuel-duty-14340.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/osborne-urged-to-slash-fuel-duty-14340.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/osborne-urged-to-slash-fuel-duty-14340.htmlMon, 25 Feb 2013 13:05:27 GMTNew Citroen C3 set for Swiss launch<p>A new version of the Citroen C3 is to be unveiled at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show.Sporting a subtle makeover, the restyled model boasts a new 1.0-litre petrol engine and a wide range of pr ...</p><p><a href="new-citroen-c3-set-for-swiss-launch-14341.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-citroen-c3-set-for-swiss-launch-14341.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-citroen-c3-set-for-swiss-launch-14341.htmlMon, 25 Feb 2013 13:05:27 GMTTips for conflict free motoring<p>Driving can be a frustrating experience and lead to conflict with other road users, which is why Britain's top advanced driver, Peter Rodger, has come up with a number of ways to be more courteous ...</p><p><a href="tips-for-conflict-free-motoring-14342.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tips-for-conflict-free-motoring-14342.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tips-for-conflict-free-motoring-14342.htmlMon, 25 Feb 2013 13:05:27 GMTMazda launches new Venture Editions<p>Mazda is hoping four new Venture Edition models can breathe new life into two of its most popular cars.The Japanese manufacturer has released one new edition of the Mazda 2, the firm's UK be ...</p><p><a href="mazda-launches-new-venture-editions-14343.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda-launches-new-venture-editions-14343.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda-launches-new-venture-editions-14343.htmlMon, 25 Feb 2013 13:05:27 GMTVandalism spree damages 90 vehicles<p>A reward has been offered to help track down vandals who went on a rampage damaging nearly 90 cars.The £500 reward has been put up by the leader of Swindon Council and the local police and c ...</p><p><a href="vandalism-spree-damages-90-vehicles-14344.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vandalism-spree-damages-90-vehicles-14344.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vandalism-spree-damages-90-vehicles-14344.htmlMon, 25 Feb 2013 13:05:27 GMTPeugeot to introduce new supermini<p>Peugeot is set to produce a supermini which will not only keep carbon emissions down to 49g/km, but have the capability to go 0-62mph in eight seconds.The fun and efficient 208 Hybrid FE wil ...</p><p><a href="peugeot-to-introduce-new-supermini-14338.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-to-introduce-new-supermini-14338.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-to-introduce-new-supermini-14338.htmlFri, 22 Feb 2013 12:04:18 GMTMany drivers leave MOT to luck<p>The vehicles of more than one million motorists will fail their MOT next month. This will be largely due to nearly a third of drivers crossing their fingers and trusting to luck, according to a new ...</p><p><a href="many-drivers-leave-mot-to-luck-14339.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/many-drivers-leave-mot-to-luck-14339.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/many-drivers-leave-mot-to-luck-14339.htmlFri, 22 Feb 2013 12:04:18 GMTHPI issues used car buying advice<p>A series of tips for buying a used car have been issued - with the warning that bargain used cars are not always what they seem.Vehicle information specialists HPI said there are some good u ...</p><p><a href="hpi-issues-used-car-buying-advice-14335.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hpi-issues-used-car-buying-advice-14335.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hpi-issues-used-car-buying-advice-14335.htmlFri, 22 Feb 2013 10:26:40 GMT80mph limit plan to be ditched<p>Suggestions that ministers could be poised to scrap plans to introduce an 80mph speed limit on British motorways have been welcomed by a leading road safety charity.Brake has campaigned agai ...</p><p><a href="80mph-limit-plan-to-be-ditched-14336.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/80mph-limit-plan-to-be-ditched-14336.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/80mph-limit-plan-to-be-ditched-14336.htmlFri, 22 Feb 2013 10:26:40 GMTUK car output sees 2013 increase<p>January saw an unexpected year-on-year increase in car production in the UK, although commercial vehicle manufacturing did not perform so well, according to new figures.The Society of Motor ...</p><p><a href="uk-car-output-sees-2013-increase-14337.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-car-output-sees-2013-increase-14337.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-car-output-sees-2013-increase-14337.htmlFri, 22 Feb 2013 10:26:40 GMTFrance delays breathalyser fines<p>Fines for motorists in France who fail to have a breathalyser kit in their vehicle have been delayed indefinitely.March 2013 was when the fines were to have come into effect. This date was a ...</p><p><a href="france-delays-breathalyser-fines-14332.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/france-delays-breathalyser-fines-14332.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/france-delays-breathalyser-fines-14332.htmlThu, 21 Feb 2013 15:34:27 GMTJury discharged in Pryce trial<p>The jury in the trial of Vicky Pryce has been discharged after claiming it would be "highly unlikely" that a majority decision would be reached.In a <a href="http://www.greenflag.co ...</p><p><a href="jury-discharged-in-pryce-trial-14333.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jury-discharged-in-pryce-trial-14333.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jury-discharged-in-pryce-trial-14333.htmlThu, 21 Feb 2013 15:34:27 GMTBirmingham tops motor fraud index<p>Birmingham's reputation as the number one hotspot for motor fraud in the UK has been maintained by the sixth yearly Motor Fraud Index drawn up by Keoghs, a specialist law firm.This is the fo ...</p><p><a href="birmingham-tops-motor-fraud-index-14334.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/birmingham-tops-motor-fraud-index-14334.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/birmingham-tops-motor-fraud-index-14334.htmlThu, 21 Feb 2013 15:34:27 GMTLearner fails theory test 107 times<p>A 28-year-old London man has spent £3,317 trying to pass his driving theory test, failing an amazing 107 times.The unnamed learner has yet to pass the theory exam, which is <a href= ...</p><p><a href="learner-fails-theory-test-107-times-14330.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/learner-fails-theory-test-107-times-14330.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/learner-fails-theory-test-107-times-14330.htmlThu, 21 Feb 2013 14:49:29 GMTDrivers take risks early in year<p>Between January and April is the period of the year when motorists take the greatest risks on the road, research suggests.The latest GreenRoad telematics data revealed that after April there ...</p><p><a href="drivers-take-risks-early-in-year-14331.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-take-risks-early-in-year-14331.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-take-risks-early-in-year-14331.htmlThu, 21 Feb 2013 14:49:29 GMTCoffee powered car sets record<p>We all know that coffee gives us an extra boost on those dozy mornings, but can it be used to power a car?Well, it turns out it can. But not just that, it can even propel a motor up to speed ...</p><p><a href="coffee-powered-car-sets-record-14327.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/coffee-powered-car-sets-record-14327.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/coffee-powered-car-sets-record-14327.htmlWed, 20 Feb 2013 15:11:02 GMTMinisters to fund electric chargers<p>The Government has revealed it will provide £37 million-worth of funding to make Britain the "world leader" in the electric car industry.Transport Minister Patrick McLoughlin confirmed the f ...</p><p><a href="ministers-to-fund-electric-chargers-14328.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ministers-to-fund-electric-chargers-14328.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ministers-to-fund-electric-chargers-14328.htmlWed, 20 Feb 2013 15:11:02 GMTF1 female driver stars in TV show<p>A new documentary is to celebrate the life and career of the only woman in the competitive world of Formula One.Susie Wolff, a development driver for the Williams team, has been racing since ...</p><p><a href="f1-female-driver-stars-in-tv-show-14329.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/f1-female-driver-stars-in-tv-show-14329.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/f1-female-driver-stars-in-tv-show-14329.htmlWed, 20 Feb 2013 15:11:02 GMTMotoring costs hit young drivers<p>Young motorists could be forced off the road due to the rising costs of running a car, a survey has claimed.According to the poll by Auto Trader, there is a growing fear amongst drivers that ...</p><p><a href="motoring-costs-hit-young-drivers-14325.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motoring-costs-hit-young-drivers-14325.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motoring-costs-hit-young-drivers-14325.htmlWed, 20 Feb 2013 09:43:20 GMTStill no verdict in Pryce trial<p>Jurors are continuing their deliberations in the trial of Chris Huhne's ex-wife Vicky Pryce.On trial for perverting the course of justice, the 60-year-old economist admits taking speeding po ...</p><p><a href="still-no-verdict-in-pryce-trial-14326.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/still-no-verdict-in-pryce-trial-14326.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/still-no-verdict-in-pryce-trial-14326.htmlWed, 20 Feb 2013 09:43:20 GMTLift-off for Voyager car device<p>A user-friendly car smartphone device designed to increase safety while driving has been launched.Israeli telecommunications company Accel Telecom said its Voyager connected car smartphone d ...</p><p><a href="lift-off-for-voyager-car-device-14322.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lift-off-for-voyager-car-device-14322.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lift-off-for-voyager-car-device-14322.htmlTue, 19 Feb 2013 15:22:51 GMT'Amorous' couple crash into house<p>A driver has crashed into a house after 'getting amorous' with her boyfriend.Charged with careless driving, Asia Walker, 30, ploughed her car through two rooms of an unoccupied house near Da ...</p><p><a href="-amorous--couple-crash-into-house-14323.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-amorous--couple-crash-into-house-14323.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-amorous--couple-crash-into-house-14323.htmlTue, 19 Feb 2013 15:22:51 GMTNew Year cheer for UK car market<p>The British new car market bucked the trend in January by being the only one of the top five markets to expand.It grew by 11.5% at the start of the year compared to the same period in 2012, ...</p><p><a href="new-year-cheer-for-uk-car-market-14324.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-year-cheer-for-uk-car-market-14324.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-year-cheer-for-uk-car-market-14324.htmlTue, 19 Feb 2013 15:22:51 GMTNew Renaultsport Clio revealed<p>Renault has revealed details of its new lighter weight Clio which features a range of the latest technologies.The 2013 Renaultsport Clio boasts faster gear shift times and features launch co ...</p><p><a href="new-renaultsport-clio-revealed-14320.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-renaultsport-clio-revealed-14320.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-renaultsport-clio-revealed-14320.htmlTue, 19 Feb 2013 10:58:35 GMTAudi S3 model announced pre Geneva<p>The new Audi S3 has been announced ahead of next month's Geneva motor show.Audi's new version will be available to purchase in the UK from April with prices no higher than the outgoing model ...</p><p><a href="audi-s3-model-announced-pre-geneva-14321.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-s3-model-announced-pre-geneva-14321.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-s3-model-announced-pre-geneva-14321.htmlTue, 19 Feb 2013 10:58:35 GMTNani unhurt in police car crash<p>Manchester United winger Nani was involved in a collision with an unmarked police car, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) have confirmed.The Portugal international's Bentley Continental was in ...</p><p><a href="nani-unhurt-in-police-car-crash-14317.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nani-unhurt-in-police-car-crash-14317.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nani-unhurt-in-police-car-crash-14317.htmlMon, 18 Feb 2013 14:35:55 GMTBMW announces US and Canada recall<p>Nearly 570,000 BMWs in America and Canada are being recalled due to concerns that problems with a battery cable connector can cause the cars to stall.The German company is recalling 3-Series ...</p><p><a href="bmw-announces-us-and-canada-recall-14318.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-announces-us-and-canada-recall-14318.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-announces-us-and-canada-recall-14318.htmlMon, 18 Feb 2013 14:35:55 GMTCar windscreen repair 'a deer do'<p>Drivers might have found themselves regularly taking advantage of their breakdown cover to get help with flat tyres and other routine problems - but a new survey has shed light on some of the more ...</p><p><a href="car-windscreen-repair--a-deer-do--14319.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-windscreen-repair--a-deer-do--14319.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-windscreen-repair--a-deer-do--14319.htmlMon, 18 Feb 2013 14:35:55 GMTMinisters put brakes on 80mph plan<p>Plans to raise the motorway speed limit by 10mph to 80mph look set to be axed.This follows fears that it could prompt more accidents at a time when new Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin ...</p><p><a href="ministers-put-brakes-on-80mph-plan-14315.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ministers-put-brakes-on-80mph-plan-14315.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ministers-put-brakes-on-80mph-plan-14315.htmlMon, 18 Feb 2013 13:40:41 GMTKia unveils new Pro Cee'd specs<p>Kia has announced the pricing and complete specifications for its new Pro Cee'd hatchback with three doors.The Kia Pro_Cee'd offers drivers two options for trim style - the S and SE - and th ...</p><p><a href="kia-unveils-new-pro-cee-d-specs-14316.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-unveils-new-pro-cee-d-specs-14316.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-unveils-new-pro-cee-d-specs-14316.htmlMon, 18 Feb 2013 13:40:41 GMTUK drivers avoid bucket and sponge<p>Over three-quarters of UK motorists take a back seat when it comes to washing their vehicles, according to a poll conducted by Central Contacts.The car leasing company revealed that 78 per c ...</p><p><a href="uk-drivers-avoid-bucket-and-sponge-14310.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-drivers-avoid-bucket-and-sponge-14310.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-drivers-avoid-bucket-and-sponge-14310.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2013 11:30:49 GMTMotorists offered eco-driving tips<p>The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has used National Go Green Week to offer some tips on fuel efficient driving, with the UK's top advanced driver advising motorists to do all they can to dr ...</p><p><a href="motorists-offered-eco-driving-tips-14311.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-offered-eco-driving-tips-14311.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-offered-eco-driving-tips-14311.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2013 11:30:49 GMTRoads need funds now, say councils<p>The chairman of the Local Government Association transport board has warned that British roads users are facing "catastrophic consequences" unless central government steps in.Councillor Pete ...</p><p><a href="roads-need-funds-now--say-councils-14312.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/roads-need-funds-now--say-councils-14312.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/roads-need-funds-now--say-councils-14312.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2013 11:30:49 GMTSat-nav trial may ease congestion<p>The stop-start stress of an inner city commute may be a thing of the past for motorists if a new sat nav trial is successful.A new concept which uses sat navs to advise drivers of a speed wh ...</p><p><a href="sat-nav-trial-may-ease-congestion-14313.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sat-nav-trial-may-ease-congestion-14313.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sat-nav-trial-may-ease-congestion-14313.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2013 11:30:49 GMTSelf-driving cars 'are the future'<p>Motorists have been given a glimpse of the future of driving, seeing how a vehicle can "drive itself" for portions of a trip.An Oxford University team used an adapted Nissan Leaf electric ca ...</p><p><a href="self-driving-cars--are-the-future--14314.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/self-driving-cars--are-the-future--14314.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/self-driving-cars--are-the-future--14314.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2013 11:30:49 GMTGPS jammers pose risks to drivers<p>"GPS jammers" are being used by thousands of UK drivers who simply plug them into vehicle cigarette lighters to halt tracking systems that can catch vehicles that have been stolen, keep track of th ...</p><p><a href="gps-jammers-pose-risks-to-drivers-14305.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/gps-jammers-pose-risks-to-drivers-14305.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/gps-jammers-pose-risks-to-drivers-14305.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2013 13:29:59 GMTNew cars to be 'online by 2014'<p>Smartphone technology could be used in new cars from 2014 to enable motorists to connect to the internet when behind the wheel, according to reports.Several of the world's biggest carmakers ...</p><p><a href="new-cars-to-be--online-by-2014--14306.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-cars-to-be--online-by-2014--14306.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-cars-to-be--online-by-2014--14306.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2013 13:29:59 GMTUltra low-emission zone in pipeline<p>An ultra low-emission zone for vehicles entering central London could be in place by 2020 after plans for the scheme were announced by Mayor Boris Johnson.If the idea came to fruition it wou ...</p><p><a href="ultra-low-emission-zone-in-pipeline-14307.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ultra-low-emission-zone-in-pipeline-14307.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ultra-low-emission-zone-in-pipeline-14307.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2013 13:29:59 GMTPeugeot Citroen reports huge loss<p>Peugeot Citroen lost 5 billion euro (£4.3 billion) last year, the largest in its history, the Paris-based group has reported.The group, which makes two-thirds of France's cars, said the hist ...</p><p><a href="peugeot-citroen-reports-huge-loss-14308.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-citroen-reports-huge-loss-14308.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-citroen-reports-huge-loss-14308.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2013 13:29:59 GMTDating males face hire pressure<p>Many men are likely to hire or borrow anything to impress dates - and that includes cars, clothes, homes and even pets!Almost a third of all wooing males (31 per cent) confessed to feeling t ...</p><p><a href="dating-males-face-hire-pressure-14309.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dating-males-face-hire-pressure-14309.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dating-males-face-hire-pressure-14309.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2013 13:29:59 GMTUK poised for heavy snowfall<p>Northern parts of the UK are expected to be covered in snow as a blizzard spreads across the country.The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings across much of Scotland and northern En ...</p><p><a href="uk-poised-for-heavy-snowfall-14300.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-poised-for-heavy-snowfall-14300.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-poised-for-heavy-snowfall-14300.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2013 13:05:04 GMT350,000 'unlawful' tickets issued<p>London motorists may have been issued with nearly 350,000 unlawful parking fines, adding up to around £23 million, the BBC suggests.A ticket given out in a suspended parking bay was ruled un ...</p><p><a href="350-000--unlawful--tickets-issued-14301.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/350-000--unlawful--tickets-issued-14301.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/350-000--unlawful--tickets-issued-14301.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2013 13:05:04 GMTLe Mans car goes under the hammer<p>A "very special" race car which starred in the classic Steve McQueen film Le Mans is expected to fetch up to £650,000 at auction.The 1969 Lola T70 race car was one of three MkIII Bs used in ...</p><p><a href="le-mans-car-goes-under-the-hammer-14302.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/le-mans-car-goes-under-the-hammer-14302.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/le-mans-car-goes-under-the-hammer-14302.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2013 13:05:04 GMTNew Seat Leon gets sporty revamp<p>Seat has unveiled a new sportier 3-door upgrade for the 2013 Leon.The Spanish manufacturer has shortened the wheelbase by 35mm and given it a steeply raked rear windscreen, which it claims g ...</p><p><a href="new-seat-leon-gets-sporty-revamp-14303.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-seat-leon-gets-sporty-revamp-14303.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-seat-leon-gets-sporty-revamp-14303.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2013 13:05:04 GMTNissan to add 370Z to Nismo range<p>Nissan will boost its European line-up with the introduction of its latest Nismo car, the 370Z Nismo.Following on from the launch of the Juke Nismo, the Japanese car giant has unveiled a veh ...</p><p><a href="nissan-to-add-370z-to-nismo-range-14304.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-to-add-370z-to-nismo-range-14304.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-to-add-370z-to-nismo-range-14304.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2013 13:05:04 GMTAudi introduces new options on TT<p>The Audi TT Coupe and Roadster Black Edition models will soon be available with an exclusive new option pack, the German manufacturer has announced.The Amplified Black pack, which costs £700 ...</p><p><a href="audi-introduces-new-options-on-tt-14295.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-introduces-new-options-on-tt-14295.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/audi-introduces-new-options-on-tt-14295.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2013 15:33:08 GMTPlan for £150 motorway charges<p>New proposals could mean millions of motorway and trunk road users face paying up to £150 annually as options are considered to reform vehicle excise duty. Officials, having reportedly disca ...</p><p><a href="plan-for--150-motorway-charges-14296.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/plan-for--150-motorway-charges-14296.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/plan-for--150-motorway-charges-14296.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2013 15:33:08 GMTSmaller cars popularity grows<p>A trend towards smaller cars has been detected in a report from a market research firm.Small car segments accounted for less than 30% of passenger cars until 1999 but topped the 40% mark 10 ...</p><p><a href="smaller-cars-popularity-grows-14297.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/smaller-cars-popularity-grows-14297.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/smaller-cars-popularity-grows-14297.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2013 15:33:08 GMTRolls-Royce releases teaser image<p>Rolls-Royce has whetted the appetites of luxury sporting car lovers worldwide by releasing a new teaser picture of its forthcoming Wraith model. The luxury car manufacturer is due to unveil ...</p><p><a href="rolls-royce-releases-teaser-image-14298.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rolls-royce-releases-teaser-image-14298.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rolls-royce-releases-teaser-image-14298.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2013 15:33:08 GMTBrits set cross-continental record<p>Two charity-minded Brits topped off their 10,000-mile cross-continental drive by shattering the drive-time record.Philip Young, 63, and Paul Brace, 49, made it from Cape Town to London's Mar ...</p><p><a href="brits-set-cross-continental-record-14299.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brits-set-cross-continental-record-14299.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brits-set-cross-continental-record-14299.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2013 15:33:08 GMTRoad bill mounts due to protests<p>The cost to the taxpayer of evicting activists and securing the site to proceed with the Hastings to Bexhill link road has now reached almost £690,000.Campaigners have set up camps, climbed ...</p><p><a href="road-bill-mounts-due-to-protests-14290.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-bill-mounts-due-to-protests-14290.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-bill-mounts-due-to-protests-14290.htmlMon, 11 Feb 2013 12:24:58 GMTMotorists wake to more snow cover<p>Millions of motorists woke to the prospect of rush hour disruption this morning after a swathe of Britain was hit by more snow overnight.Areas between Scotland and south-east England saw at ...</p><p><a href="motorists-wake-to-more-snow-cover-14291.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-wake-to-more-snow-cover-14291.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-wake-to-more-snow-cover-14291.htmlMon, 11 Feb 2013 12:24:58 GMTOnly 100 UK Beetle GSRs issued<p>The UK will see just 100 of the limited edition Beetle GSRs when Volkswagen begins production later this year, it has been announced.Like the original Beetle 'Yellow/Black Racer' of 1963, th ...</p><p><a href="only-100-uk-beetle-gsrs-issued-14292.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/only-100-uk-beetle-gsrs-issued-14292.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/only-100-uk-beetle-gsrs-issued-14292.htmlMon, 11 Feb 2013 12:24:58 GMTCar insurers in record payout<p>Insurers have paid out £910,000 to Rowan Atkinson to pay for repairs to his supercar which he crashed around a year-and-a-half ago.The actor, known for his role in Blackadder and as Mr Bean, ...</p><p><a href="car-insurers-in-record-payout-14293.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-insurers-in-record-payout-14293.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-insurers-in-record-payout-14293.htmlMon, 11 Feb 2013 12:24:58 GMTPothole damage costs councils £22m<p>Pothole-related vehicle damage cost councils in England and Wales more than £22 million in compensation last year, figures show.Consumer champion Which? revealed that £22.8 million was paid ...</p><p><a href="pothole-damage-costs-councils--22m-14294.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pothole-damage-costs-councils--22m-14294.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pothole-damage-costs-councils--22m-14294.htmlMon, 11 Feb 2013 12:24:58 GMTUK to fall for new faster Fiesta<p>With a release date of spring 2013, the new Ford Fiesta ST has started production in Cologne, Germany, with more than half of the entire European production schedule destined for Britain.Wit ...</p><p><a href="uk-to-fall-for-new-faster-fiesta-14288.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-to-fall-for-new-faster-fiesta-14288.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-to-fall-for-new-faster-fiesta-14288.htmlFri, 08 Feb 2013 13:27:31 GMTCitroen offers peek at new MPV<p>Citroen has released details of its new multi-purpose vehicle - the Technospace - ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show.The vehicle might be considered to be something of a Godsend for ...</p><p><a href="citroen-offers-peek-at-new-mpv-14289.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/citroen-offers-peek-at-new-mpv-14289.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/citroen-offers-peek-at-new-mpv-14289.htmlFri, 08 Feb 2013 13:27:31 GMTIAM issues motorway driving advice<p>British motorists have been warned about the challenges posed by driving at night, with many of the UK's motorways plunged into darkness due to cost-cutting measures.The Institute of Advance ...</p><p><a href="iam-issues-motorway-driving-advice-14285.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-issues-motorway-driving-advice-14285.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-issues-motorway-driving-advice-14285.htmlFri, 08 Feb 2013 10:38:53 GMTUnion slams Rolls-Royce over cuts<p>The aerospace giant Rolls-Royce has been heavily criticised by unions after revealing that hundreds of jobs are to be cut across the UK.The firm has announced that a total of 320 jobs, princ ...</p><p><a href="union-slams-rolls-royce-over-cuts-14286.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/union-slams-rolls-royce-over-cuts-14286.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/union-slams-rolls-royce-over-cuts-14286.htmlFri, 08 Feb 2013 10:38:53 GMTUniversity to offer driving tests<p>A university is set to offer a new exam to its range of degree subjects by offering driving tests. Reservations are being taken for tests at two new centres at Nottingham Trent University.</ ...</p><p><a href="university-to-offer-driving-tests-14287.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/university-to-offer-driving-tests-14287.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/university-to-offer-driving-tests-14287.htmlFri, 08 Feb 2013 10:38:53 GMTNumber of UK road deaths falls<p>Provisional Government statistics have revealed the number of deaths on the UK's roads fell year-on-year in the summer of 2012.A total of 474 people reportedly died in road accidents between ...</p><p><a href="number-of-uk-road-deaths-falls-14282.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/number-of-uk-road-deaths-falls-14282.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/number-of-uk-road-deaths-falls-14282.htmlThu, 07 Feb 2013 14:06:04 GMTHardman Danny mistaken for cabbie<p>Actor Danny Dyer has been hailed as Britain's best-loved movie hardman, but never as a taxi driver - until now.It happened while he was shooting his new film Run For Your Wife in London and ...</p><p><a href="hardman-danny-mistaken-for-cabbie-14283.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hardman-danny-mistaken-for-cabbie-14283.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hardman-danny-mistaken-for-cabbie-14283.htmlThu, 07 Feb 2013 14:06:04 GMTQuiet cars 'must have sound alert'<p>Quieter vehicles should be fitted with an audio alert to help people who have partial or no vision, an MEP has said.Road safety organisations reportedly agree, arguing that manufacturers nee ...</p><p><a href="quiet-cars--must-have-sound-alert--14284.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/quiet-cars--must-have-sound-alert--14284.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/quiet-cars--must-have-sound-alert--14284.htmlThu, 07 Feb 2013 14:06:04 GMTBVRLA encourages more green car use<p>A vehicle rental trade association is encouraging more use of environmentally friendly cars and vans.The BVRLA, whose constituents are responsible for around 2.6 million vehicles in the UK, ...</p><p><a href="bvrla-encourages-more-green-car-use-14280.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bvrla-encourages-more-green-car-use-14280.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bvrla-encourages-more-green-car-use-14280.htmlThu, 07 Feb 2013 12:27:39 GMTNew car sales boost motor market<p>A jump in new car sales has handed the industry a welcome boost at the start of 2013.A total of 143,643 vehicles were bought in January, new figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers a ...</p><p><a href="new-car-sales-boost-motor-market-14281.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-boost-motor-market-14281.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-boost-motor-market-14281.htmlThu, 07 Feb 2013 12:27:39 GMTPeugeot confirms 208GTi start price<p>Car giant Peugeot has said the new three-door body style 208 GTi model will go on the market in the UK for an asking price of £18,895.In an announcement of the price and key specification, t ...</p><p><a href="peugeot-confirms-208gti-start-price-14275.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-confirms-208gti-start-price-14275.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-confirms-208gti-start-price-14275.htmlWed, 06 Feb 2013 13:25:05 GMTHyundai offers value for money<p>Three cars made by Korean vehicle manufacturer Hyundai have come out top for offering good value.In this year's Which? Car Survey, Hyundai's i10, ix20 and ix35 came out best in each of their ...</p><p><a href="hyundai-offers-value-for-money-14276.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-offers-value-for-money-14276.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-offers-value-for-money-14276.htmlWed, 06 Feb 2013 13:25:05 GMTReview of driving test interpreters<p>The Government is planning to review the use of foreign language voice-overs and interpreters during driving tests, it has been announced.Road safety minister Stephen Hammond said that the u ...</p><p><a href="review-of-driving-test-interpreters-14277.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/review-of-driving-test-interpreters-14277.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/review-of-driving-test-interpreters-14277.htmlWed, 06 Feb 2013 13:25:05 GMTMore blizzards set to hit the UK<p>Scotland and northern England are set to be hit again by snowstorms and icy gales as another cold snap bites this week.Blizzards will add up to 5cm of snow in high areas, while low areas can ...</p><p><a href="more-blizzards-set-to-hit-the-uk-14278.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/more-blizzards-set-to-hit-the-uk-14278.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/more-blizzards-set-to-hit-the-uk-14278.htmlWed, 06 Feb 2013 13:25:05 GMTOne-off Aston Martin up for auction<p>A unique Bertone-designed Aston Martin could fetch up to £3.8 million when it goes under the hammer this spring, according to reports.The 1960 Aston Martin DB4GT is to be auctioned off by Bo ...</p><p><a href="one-off-aston-martin-up-for-auction-14279.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/one-off-aston-martin-up-for-auction-14279.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/one-off-aston-martin-up-for-auction-14279.htmlWed, 06 Feb 2013 13:25:05 GMTSnow predicted to hit UK once again<p>Forecasters expect snow and gale force winds to return to parts of the UK, less than a fortnight after blizzard conditions brought disruption to schools, airports and traffic networks.In add ...</p><p><a href="snow-predicted-to-hit-uk-once-again-14273.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/snow-predicted-to-hit-uk-once-again-14273.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/snow-predicted-to-hit-uk-once-again-14273.htmlTue, 05 Feb 2013 13:55:19 GMTWarnings against used car deception<p>Vehicle information expert HPI is warning drivers to ensure that, with Shrove Tuesday just around the corner, the only lemons we buy this February are the ones we squeeze over our pancakes. ...</p><p><a href="warnings-against-used-car-deception-14274.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/warnings-against-used-car-deception-14274.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/warnings-against-used-car-deception-14274.htmlTue, 05 Feb 2013 13:55:19 GMTFears for councils' transport spend<p>MPs have called for closer checks on how local authorities spend the money that they are meant to on roads, light rail and buses, amid fears the funds are being diverted to other projects.Th ...</p><p><a href="fears-for-councils--transport-spend-14270.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fears-for-councils--transport-spend-14270.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fears-for-councils--transport-spend-14270.htmlTue, 05 Feb 2013 12:56:28 GMTHuhne pleads guilty and resigns<p>Chris Huhne has pleaded guilty to perverting the course of justice in relation to a speeding charge and stepped down from Parliament.The 58-year-old was accused of making ex-wife Vicky Pryce ...</p><p><a href="huhne-pleads-guilty-and-resigns-14271.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/huhne-pleads-guilty-and-resigns-14271.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/huhne-pleads-guilty-and-resigns-14271.htmlTue, 05 Feb 2013 12:56:28 GMT1.6m hydrogen cars 'in UK by 2030'<p>A new report has claimed the UK could see as many as 1.6 million hydrogen-powered cars on the road within the next 20 years.The report, issued jointly by the Government and main industry pla ...</p><p><a href="1-6m-hydrogen-cars--in-uk-by-2030--14272.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/1-6m-hydrogen-cars--in-uk-by-2030--14272.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/1-6m-hydrogen-cars--in-uk-by-2030--14272.htmlTue, 05 Feb 2013 12:56:28 GMTLicences revoked for eye test fails<p>Government plans mean police will be able to revoke the licence of short-sighted drivers straight away if they have an accident or drive dangerously.The proposals, which follow a 45,000 sign ...</p><p><a href="licences-revoked-for-eye-test-fails-14265.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/licences-revoked-for-eye-test-fails-14265.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/licences-revoked-for-eye-test-fails-14265.htmlMon, 04 Feb 2013 13:39:42 GMTFreight body call over penalties<p>Freight companies have been urged to train their drivers to identify penalty charge notice (PCN) hotspots after a 50% rise in the number of notices issued in London.The Freight Transport Ass ...</p><p><a href="freight-body-call-over-penalties-14266.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/freight-body-call-over-penalties-14266.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/freight-body-call-over-penalties-14266.htmlMon, 04 Feb 2013 13:39:42 GMTSilverstone sees superbike stunt<p>An outrageous stunt has seen a superbike ridden underneath a car which was being driven on two wheels around one of Silverstone's famous corners, in a world-first.In the classic "don't try t ...</p><p><a href="silverstone-sees-superbike-stunt-14267.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/silverstone-sees-superbike-stunt-14267.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/silverstone-sees-superbike-stunt-14267.htmlMon, 04 Feb 2013 13:39:42 GMTPetrol price rises changing drivers<p>Over half of motorists in the UK have admitted that the ever-increasing cost of fuel will cause them to purchase a more fuel-efficient car or change habits at some point.And one in 10 people ...</p><p><a href="petrol-price-rises-changing-drivers-14268.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/petrol-price-rises-changing-drivers-14268.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/petrol-price-rises-changing-drivers-14268.htmlMon, 04 Feb 2013 13:39:42 GMTPressure to cause car price drop<p>CAP Automotive has predicted that it will be a good year to buy a new car in the UK as dealers cut prices in order to meet targets.The car information experts think that sellers are under pr ...</p><p><a href="pressure-to-cause-car-price-drop-14269.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pressure-to-cause-car-price-drop-14269.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pressure-to-cause-car-price-drop-14269.htmlMon, 04 Feb 2013 13:39:42 GMT'Transparent' number plates warning<p>Millions of number plates issued for cars using Britain's road network cannot by read by police automatic camera equipment, an MP has warned.Speaking to the House of Commons, Labour's Steve ...</p><p><a href="-transparent--number-plates-warning-14263.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-transparent--number-plates-warning-14263.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-transparent--number-plates-warning-14263.htmlFri, 01 Feb 2013 15:20:01 GMTMercedes SLS AMG gets power upgrade<p>Mercedes is giving one of its flagship AMG cars a power upgrade for what may be its final year, it has announced.The C 63 AMG will make use of technology from the SLS AMG, which is the only ...</p><p><a href="mercedes-sls-amg-gets-power-upgrade-14264.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mercedes-sls-amg-gets-power-upgrade-14264.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mercedes-sls-amg-gets-power-upgrade-14264.htmlFri, 01 Feb 2013 15:20:01 GMTIAM advises drivers to block-change<p>The Institute of Advanced Motorists is issuing driving advice to people from the top advanced driver in the country to help them stay safe on the roads.The road safety charity is giving tips ...</p><p><a href="iam-advises-drivers-to-block-change-14260.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-advises-drivers-to-block-change-14260.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-advises-drivers-to-block-change-14260.htmlFri, 01 Feb 2013 12:43:08 GMTBarcodes help on baby car seats<p>Interactive barcodes are being used on all car seats from Jané baby products to deal with incorrect fitting by parents.Jané is selling seats with barcodes, called QR codes, as the Royal Soci ...</p><p><a href="barcodes-help-on-baby-car-seats-14261.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/barcodes-help-on-baby-car-seats-14261.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/barcodes-help-on-baby-car-seats-14261.htmlFri, 01 Feb 2013 12:43:08 GMTCommuters spend hundreds on petrol<p>Commuters spend an average £840 travelling 3,326 miles to and from work each year, new research has shown.A study by Santander Cards showed that Scottish car commuters cover the most miles, ...</p><p><a href="commuters-spend-hundreds-on-petrol-14262.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/commuters-spend-hundreds-on-petrol-14262.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/commuters-spend-hundreds-on-petrol-14262.htmlFri, 01 Feb 2013 12:43:08 GMTTax blamed for rising fuel costs<p>An investigation into rising fuel prices has found escalating costs at the pumps are mainly due to tax hikes and more expensive crude oil.The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) said that generally ...</p><p><a href="tax-blamed-for-rising-fuel-costs-14258.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tax-blamed-for-rising-fuel-costs-14258.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tax-blamed-for-rising-fuel-costs-14258.htmlThu, 31 Jan 2013 14:41:10 GMTWe've all belted up for 30 years<p>Marking 30 years since the law mandated wearing seatbelts in vehicles, the Government and road safety campaigners have urged motorists and passengers to "belt up" whenever they get in a vehicle.</p ...</p><p><a href="we-ve-all-belted-up-for-30-years-14259.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/we-ve-all-belted-up-for-30-years-14259.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/we-ve-all-belted-up-for-30-years-14259.htmlThu, 31 Jan 2013 14:41:10 GMTCensus shows commuting differences<p>The 2011 Census has revealed that half of workers in London use public transport for their daily commute, but elsewhere the car is the most popular option.As many as 50% of people use public ...</p><p><a href="census-shows-commuting-differences-14255.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/census-shows-commuting-differences-14255.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/census-shows-commuting-differences-14255.htmlThu, 31 Jan 2013 12:13:37 GMTToyota recalls 907,000 vehicles<p>Car giant Toyota is recalling 907,000 cars, mostly Corollas, due to faulty air bags, and 385,000 Lexus IS luxury models because of defective wipers.Toyota, whose reputation for top quality h ...</p><p><a href="toyota-recalls-907-000-vehicles-14256.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-recalls-907-000-vehicles-14256.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-recalls-907-000-vehicles-14256.htmlThu, 31 Jan 2013 12:13:37 GMTUK driver attacked by buffalo herd<p>A driver has been given £7,000 in damages after his vehicle was caught up in a stampede of buffalo.Jon Maccoll was travelling to work when he saw five of the animals roaming on the road. Whe ...</p><p><a href="uk-driver-attacked-by-buffalo-herd-14257.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-driver-attacked-by-buffalo-herd-14257.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-driver-attacked-by-buffalo-herd-14257.htmlThu, 31 Jan 2013 12:13:37 GMTDriving ban for footballer Bellamy<p>Soccer star Craig Bellamy has been banned from driving after admitting a motoring offence.The former Wales captain, 33, was sent a notice after his Audi was caught by a speed camera travelli ...</p><p><a href="driving-ban-for-footballer-bellamy-14252.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-ban-for-footballer-bellamy-14252.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-ban-for-footballer-bellamy-14252.htmlWed, 30 Jan 2013 14:18:38 GMTCongestion charge criteria revamped<p>Drivers of hybrid cars could soon be charged to drive around London under new proposals unveiled by Transport for London (TfL).The plans could spell the end of the "greener vehicle discount" ...</p><p><a href="congestion-charge-criteria-revamped-14253.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/congestion-charge-criteria-revamped-14253.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/congestion-charge-criteria-revamped-14253.htmlWed, 30 Jan 2013 14:18:38 GMTScholes' car taken while defrosting<p>Manchester United player Paul Scholes had his top-of-the-range car stolen this week while he was defrosting the windscreen.The midfielder's Chevrolet Captiva Estate was stolen from the drive ...</p><p><a href="scholes--car-taken-while-defrosting-14254.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scholes--car-taken-while-defrosting-14254.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scholes--car-taken-while-defrosting-14254.htmlWed, 30 Jan 2013 14:18:38 GMTWilkins drink-drive trial delayed<p>Former England captain Ray Wilkins has seen his drink-drive trial delayed for a second time.The Sky Sports pundit, 56. was allegedly nearly three times over the legal limit when he was arres ...</p><p><a href="wilkins-drink-drive-trial-delayed-14249.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wilkins-drink-drive-trial-delayed-14249.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wilkins-drink-drive-trial-delayed-14249.htmlWed, 30 Jan 2013 12:01:44 GMTFuel emissions tackled in new plan<p>The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has begun a fresh project to improve the air quality on Britain's roads, with a special event in the capital to mark a decade of eco-friendly fuels, cars ...</p><p><a href="fuel-emissions-tackled-in-new-plan-14250.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-emissions-tackled-in-new-plan-14250.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-emissions-tackled-in-new-plan-14250.htmlWed, 30 Jan 2013 12:01:44 GMTWatchdog calls for major fuel probe<p>Motoring campaigners are calling for a major probe into whether crude oil price reductions are being passed on at British fuel pumps.The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is to report on its revi ...</p><p><a href="watchdog-calls-for-major-fuel-probe-14251.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/watchdog-calls-for-major-fuel-probe-14251.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/watchdog-calls-for-major-fuel-probe-14251.htmlWed, 30 Jan 2013 12:01:44 GMTBid to bring rally back to Glasgow<p>Douglas Anderson, chief organiser of the Monte Carlo Classic Rally, has said he wants to take the event back to Scotland next year.Mr Anderson has already previously persuaded organisers in ...</p><p><a href="bid-to-bring-rally-back-to-glasgow-14247.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bid-to-bring-rally-back-to-glasgow-14247.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bid-to-bring-rally-back-to-glasgow-14247.htmlTue, 29 Jan 2013 15:09:55 GMTKia's Soul Shaker rolls onto road<p>The Soul Shaker is the latest model in Kia's Soul Originals range, and is based on the Soul 2 but with extras.The new model, which will come in petrol and diesel guise with an automatic gear ...</p><p><a href="kia-s-soul-shaker-rolls-onto-road-14248.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-s-soul-shaker-rolls-onto-road-14248.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-s-soul-shaker-rolls-onto-road-14248.htmlTue, 29 Jan 2013 15:09:55 GMTCar giants target hydrogen project<p>Three of the world's biggest car manufacturers hope to have a hydrogen-powered vehicle on the road in the next four years.Ford, Daimler and Renault-Nissan have agreed a deal that will see ea ...</p><p><a href="car-giants-target-hydrogen-project-14245.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-giants-target-hydrogen-project-14245.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-giants-target-hydrogen-project-14245.htmlTue, 29 Jan 2013 14:58:53 GMTKia unveils new special editions<p>Kia is launching two brand new special edition versions of its popular Picanto city car, the Fuchsia Blush and the White.The bright pink Fuchsia Blush is an option on five-door Picantos in m ...</p><p><a href="kia-unveils-new-special-editions-14246.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-unveils-new-special-editions-14246.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-unveils-new-special-editions-14246.htmlTue, 29 Jan 2013 14:58:53 GMTHastings road 'will shift traffic'<p>Senior environmental campaigners have hit out at a planned new £93 million road linking Hastings with Bexhill in rural East Sussex, saying it is not the answer to the region's transport problems.</ ...</p><p><a href="hastings-road--will-shift-traffic--14243.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hastings-road--will-shift-traffic--14243.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hastings-road--will-shift-traffic--14243.htmlMon, 28 Jan 2013 13:46:37 GMTSpeeding fine for singer McLean<p>US singer Don McLean has been fined for speeding in a school zone in the state of Maine.The singer, famous for classic songs such as American Pie and Vincent, was fined 400 US dollars (£265) ...</p><p><a href="speeding-fine-for-singer-mclean-14244.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/speeding-fine-for-singer-mclean-14244.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/speeding-fine-for-singer-mclean-14244.htmlMon, 28 Jan 2013 13:46:37 GMTUsed car prices 'on the increase'<p>Used car prices continue to rise, according to a new report published by BCA.The results show that the average value of a used car in 2012 was £6,199, the highest annual figure on record. Th ...</p><p><a href="used-car-prices--on-the-increase--14240.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-prices--on-the-increase--14240.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-prices--on-the-increase--14240.htmlMon, 28 Jan 2013 10:50:13 GMTBMW and TMC aim for zero emissions<p>BMW and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) are to join forces in a bid to create a sports car with zero emissions.A press release issued by Toyota said the two firms believe fuel cell technology ...</p><p><a href="bmw-and-tmc-aim-for-zero-emissions-14241.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-and-tmc-aim-for-zero-emissions-14241.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-and-tmc-aim-for-zero-emissions-14241.htmlMon, 28 Jan 2013 10:50:13 GMTSeat reveals new SE 'Touch' models<p>Seat is introducing two new special edition Toca models, one in the Mii city car range and the other in the Ibiza supermini line-up.Both of the Toca, which means touch, models will feature t ...</p><p><a href="seat-reveals-new-se--touch--models-14242.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seat-reveals-new-se--touch--models-14242.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seat-reveals-new-se--touch--models-14242.htmlMon, 28 Jan 2013 10:50:13 GMTSpeeder caught out in pupil project<p>A group of primary schoolchildren were upset by a businessman's foul-mouthed rant after he was caught speeding while they were taking part in a class project.Nine pupils of Gorsey Bank Prima ...</p><p><a href="speeder-caught-out-in-pupil-project-14237.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/speeder-caught-out-in-pupil-project-14237.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/speeder-caught-out-in-pupil-project-14237.htmlFri, 25 Jan 2013 10:37:46 GMTPolice crack down on winter craze<p>Police have warned people against "snow tubing", labelling the winter daredevil craze "very dangerous".The practice, which involves towing a car tyre along icy roads with somebody sitting in ...</p><p><a href="police-crack-down-on-winter-craze-14238.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-crack-down-on-winter-craze-14238.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-crack-down-on-winter-craze-14238.htmlFri, 25 Jan 2013 10:37:46 GMTDrivers handed defrosting warning<p>Halfords has warned motorists to use de-icer and a scraper rather than the engine and heater to clear their windscreen.Research by the car accessory and garage operator discovered 80% of dri ...</p><p><a href="drivers-handed-defrosting-warning-14239.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-handed-defrosting-warning-14239.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-handed-defrosting-warning-14239.htmlFri, 25 Jan 2013 10:37:46 GMTMulti-tasking's harder than thought<p>New research has revealed that people who multi-task the most are the least capable of doing so.Using a hand-held mobile phone while driving, which is illegal in the UK, was one of the tasks ...</p><p><a href="multi-tasking-s-harder-than-thought-14235.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/multi-tasking-s-harder-than-thought-14235.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/multi-tasking-s-harder-than-thought-14235.htmlFri, 25 Jan 2013 08:20:48 GMTMotorists handed towing advice<p>The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has delivered some tips to drivers on handy towing techniques, with the UK's top advanced driver warning motorists to respect the challenge of controlling ...</p><p><a href="motorists-handed-towing-advice-14236.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-handed-towing-advice-14236.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-handed-towing-advice-14236.htmlFri, 25 Jan 2013 08:20:48 GMTHyundai Santa Fe is safest in class<p>The Euro NCAP has named the Hyundai Santa Fe as the safest car in its category for 2012.In every test the Hyundai Santa Fe came out best in class, resulting in the vehicle being among the sa ...</p><p><a href="hyundai-santa-fe-is-safest-in-class-14233.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-santa-fe-is-safest-in-class-14233.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-santa-fe-is-safest-in-class-14233.htmlThu, 24 Jan 2013 14:03:20 GMTVW reveals new model of Touareg<p>German car giant Volkswagen has announced a new version of its Touareg SUV. The company says the R-Line is based on the Altitude model and adds extra equipment and styling worth £4,000 for a ...</p><p><a href="vw-reveals-new-model-of-touareg-14234.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-reveals-new-model-of-touareg-14234.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-reveals-new-model-of-touareg-14234.htmlThu, 24 Jan 2013 14:03:20 GMTNissan Leaf price reduced by £2,500<p>Nissan's eco-friendly electric car is being reduced by £2,500. The zero-emission Leaf, which benefits from zero road tax and is exempt from company car "benefit-in-kind" tax, is now availabl ...</p><p><a href="nissan-leaf-price-reduced-by--2-500-14230.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-leaf-price-reduced-by--2-500-14230.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-leaf-price-reduced-by--2-500-14230.htmlThu, 24 Jan 2013 11:40:18 GMTMen more likely to own a sat nav<p>Male motorists relying on a sat nav to stop them getting lost outnumber women drivers by over two-to-one, a survey has suggested.Conducted by carfinance247.co.uk, the study of popular motori ...</p><p><a href="men-more-likely-to-own-a-sat-nav-14231.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/men-more-likely-to-own-a-sat-nav-14231.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/men-more-likely-to-own-a-sat-nav-14231.htmlThu, 24 Jan 2013 11:40:18 GMTAston Martin unveils new Rapide S<p>British luxury car maker Aston Martin has unveiled the most powerful four-door car it has ever built.Boasting 550bhp and a 6.0-litre V12 engine, the Rapide S has been developed to replace th ...</p><p><a href="aston-martin-unveils-new-rapide-s-14232.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/aston-martin-unveils-new-rapide-s-14232.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/aston-martin-unveils-new-rapide-s-14232.htmlThu, 24 Jan 2013 11:40:18 GMTMagazine: Ampera is best green car<p>Business Car has named the Vauxhall Ampera as the most environmentally friendly model of 2013.The magazine said the Green Model of the Year award was voted on by its readers.The Amper ...</p><p><a href="magazine--ampera-is-best-green-car-14227.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/magazine--ampera-is-best-green-car-14227.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/magazine--ampera-is-best-green-car-14227.htmlWed, 23 Jan 2013 12:58:39 GMTCouncil proposes drink-drive permit<p>Irish councillors who have called for a law to let country residents drink and drive have been condemned for their 'unthinkable' approach. Road safety experts have opposed calls for a conces ...</p><p><a href="council-proposes-drink-drive-permit-14229.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/council-proposes-drink-drive-permit-14229.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/council-proposes-drink-drive-permit-14229.htmlWed, 23 Jan 2013 12:58:39 GMT'Expanding roads mean more traffic'<p>Building more roads will only serve to increase traffic, academics have pointed out to the Transport Secretary.A radical rethink is needed to reduce both congestion and the associated pollut ...</p><p><a href="-expanding-roads-mean-more-traffic--14225.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-expanding-roads-mean-more-traffic--14225.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-expanding-roads-mean-more-traffic--14225.htmlWed, 23 Jan 2013 11:22:57 GMTNew variation on Skoda's Yeti model<p>Czech car manufacturer Skoda has announced a new addition to its Yeti model. The Laurin &amp; Klement model promises more than £4,000 worth of extras at an additional cost of only £2,000.</p ...</p><p><a href="new-variation-on-skoda-s-yeti-model-14226.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-variation-on-skoda-s-yeti-model-14226.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-variation-on-skoda-s-yeti-model-14226.htmlWed, 23 Jan 2013 11:22:57 GMTJournalist blew classic car engine<p>A motoring journalist has been ordered to pay nearly £48,000 in damages after he "blew" the engine of a replica classic Porsche, worth £1.25 million. Mark Hales, a former formula 1 driver, w ...</p><p><a href="journalist-blew-classic-car-engine-14222.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/journalist-blew-classic-car-engine-14222.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/journalist-blew-classic-car-engine-14222.htmlTue, 22 Jan 2013 14:35:11 GMTDrivers in snow prosecution warning<p>Drivers who do not remove snow from the roof of their car before setting off are being warned that they risk being prosecuted for careless or inconsiderate driving if they are involved in an accide ...</p><p><a href="drivers-in-snow-prosecution-warning-14223.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-in-snow-prosecution-warning-14223.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-in-snow-prosecution-warning-14223.htmlTue, 22 Jan 2013 14:35:11 GMTUK snowy weather set to continue<p>As another round of snow sweeps across parts of the UK disruption to airports and traffic networks is expected to continue.Forecasters have predicted that around 6cm is expected to fall in s ...</p><p><a href="uk-snowy-weather-set-to-continue-14224.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-snowy-weather-set-to-continue-14224.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-snowy-weather-set-to-continue-14224.htmlTue, 22 Jan 2013 14:35:11 GMTObese drivers more at risk on roads<p>A new study has found that obesity could not only increase a driver's risk of being in a car accident, but also result in more severe injuries.The study, which included 6,806 drivers involve ...</p><p><a href="obese-drivers-more-at-risk-on-roads-14220.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/obese-drivers-more-at-risk-on-roads-14220.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/obese-drivers-more-at-risk-on-roads-14220.htmlTue, 22 Jan 2013 13:09:41 GMTSpeed limit guidance firmed up<p>Local councils across the country will benefit from new guidance aimed at providing a clearer picture on speed limits, according to Road Safety Minister Stephen Hammond.The guidance has been ...</p><p><a href="speed-limit-guidance-firmed-up-14221.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/speed-limit-guidance-firmed-up-14221.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/speed-limit-guidance-firmed-up-14221.htmlTue, 22 Jan 2013 13:09:41 GMTAverage driver jumps 87 red lights<p>It may sound like they are talking about a notorious road rage driver convicted of numerous motoring offences.But researchers say jumping 87 red lights, swearing at 323 other drivers, receiv ...</p><p><a href="average-driver-jumps-87-red-lights-14217.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/average-driver-jumps-87-red-lights-14217.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/average-driver-jumps-87-red-lights-14217.htmlMon, 21 Jan 2013 12:35:00 GMTMazda and Fiat sign Romeo deal<p>Mazda has announced plans to build a new rear-wheel drive Alfa Romeo roadster at its Hiroshima factory, after signing a final agreement with Fiat.From 2015, the company will build the next g ...</p><p><a href="mazda-and-fiat-sign-romeo-deal-14218.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda-and-fiat-sign-romeo-deal-14218.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda-and-fiat-sign-romeo-deal-14218.htmlMon, 21 Jan 2013 12:35:00 GMTPothole damage 'costs councils'<p>Local councils spent over £20 million compensating motorists last year for pothole damage to their vehicles, a study has found.Pothole damage cost local authorities in England and Wales £22. ...</p><p><a href="pothole-damage--costs-councils--14219.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pothole-damage--costs-councils--14219.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pothole-damage--costs-councils--14219.htmlMon, 21 Jan 2013 12:35:00 GMTNew limited edition Evoque unveiled<p>Land Rover's new limited edition Evoque is eye-catching to say the least, with its yellow and black colouring ensuring it stands out from the crowd.Motorists in the market for a new car migh ...</p><p><a href="new-limited-edition-evoque-unveiled-14215.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-limited-edition-evoque-unveiled-14215.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-limited-edition-evoque-unveiled-14215.htmlMon, 21 Jan 2013 09:10:19 GMTPanda's supermini set to get a grip<p>The latest four-wheel drive supermini, the 2013 Panda 4x4, has been unveiled by Fiat.With the latest bout of winter weather gripping the country, many people will be wishing they had a 4x4 t ...</p><p><a href="panda-s-supermini-set-to-get-a-grip-14216.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/panda-s-supermini-set-to-get-a-grip-14216.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/panda-s-supermini-set-to-get-a-grip-14216.htmlMon, 21 Jan 2013 09:10:19 GMTNew driving licences due to arrive<p>Fresh driving licence regulations will come into force in Britain tomorrow.From January 19, licences will be more difficult for fraudsters to duplicate as motorists' photos will be transferr ...</p><p><a href="new-driving-licences-due-to-arrive-14212.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-driving-licences-due-to-arrive-14212.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-driving-licences-due-to-arrive-14212.htmlFri, 18 Jan 2013 12:00:18 GMTCar production hits four-year high<p>The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has confirmed that the number of cars produced in the UK reached a four-year peak in 2012.Figures show that 1,464,906 cars were made las ...</p><p><a href="car-production-hits-four-year-high-14213.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-production-hits-four-year-high-14213.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-production-hits-four-year-high-14213.htmlFri, 18 Jan 2013 12:00:18 GMTDriver app logs journey details<p>Drivers now have an easier way to keep a log of their trips thanks to a new app launched by sat-nav maker TomTom.The new WEBFLEET Logbook app for Android and iPhone smartphones helps both in ...</p><p><a href="driver-app-logs-journey-details-14214.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driver-app-logs-journey-details-14214.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driver-app-logs-journey-details-14214.htmlFri, 18 Jan 2013 12:00:18 GMTKia heroes fight African hunger<p>A car manufacturer is going to heroic lengths to help fight hunger in Africa. Kia's stand at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit will see two of its models decorated with a ...</p><p><a href="kia-heroes-fight-african-hunger-14210.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-heroes-fight-african-hunger-14210.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-heroes-fight-african-hunger-14210.htmlFri, 18 Jan 2013 08:11:29 GMTSaloon marks Infiniti's 'Q' series<p>Details have emerged of the first car to be released under Infiniti's new 'Q' naming system.The Q50 saloon will initially go on sale in North America, where the luxury vehicle division of Ja ...</p><p><a href="saloon-marks-infiniti-s--q--series-14211.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/saloon-marks-infiniti-s--q--series-14211.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/saloon-marks-infiniti-s--q--series-14211.htmlFri, 18 Jan 2013 08:11:29 GMTABI survey finds young drivers distracted<p>New research shows that many young car users find it hard to concentrate when driving, with distractions and dangers particularly prevalent at this time of year.The Association of British In ...</p><p><a href="abi-survey-finds-young-drivers-distracted-14208.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/abi-survey-finds-young-drivers-distracted-14208.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/abi-survey-finds-young-drivers-distracted-14208.htmlThu, 17 Jan 2013 13:28:59 GMTA third of drivers have poor vision<p>A third of motorists do not meet the legal standard of vision for driving, research suggests.Previous studies estimated that one in six people do not have good enough vision to safely drive ...</p><p><a href="a-third-of-drivers-have-poor-vision-14209.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/a-third-of-drivers-have-poor-vision-14209.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/a-third-of-drivers-have-poor-vision-14209.htmlThu, 17 Jan 2013 13:28:59 GMT16-year-olds can drive car-peds<p>Teenagers will have greater transport freedom starting from Saturday, when EU regulations come into effect that allow youngsters from 16 to drive light quadricycles on British streets.Referr ...</p><p><a href="16-year-olds-can-drive-car-peds-14205.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/16-year-olds-can-drive-car-peds-14205.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/16-year-olds-can-drive-car-peds-14205.htmlThu, 17 Jan 2013 13:25:22 GMTDrivers more sensible on drinking<p>Motorists are becoming more responsible when it comes to drinking and driving.New police figures show that the percentage of drivers failing breaths test fell over Christmas compared to the ...</p><p><a href="drivers-more-sensible-on-drinking-14206.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-more-sensible-on-drinking-14206.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-more-sensible-on-drinking-14206.htmlThu, 17 Jan 2013 13:25:22 GMTTevez handed six-month driving ban<p>Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has been banned from driving for six months after ignoring a series of police letters relating to two separate speeding offences.The 28-year-old was caug ...</p><p><a href="tevez-handed-six-month-driving-ban-14207.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tevez-handed-six-month-driving-ban-14207.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tevez-handed-six-month-driving-ban-14207.htmlThu, 17 Jan 2013 13:25:22 GMTStunning price for Freddie's Rolls<p>A 1974 Rolls Royce owned by former Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, and used right up until his death in November 1991, has sold at auction for over six times its guide price.The vintage Silv ...</p><p><a href="stunning-price-for-freddie-s-rolls-14202.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/stunning-price-for-freddie-s-rolls-14202.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/stunning-price-for-freddie-s-rolls-14202.htmlWed, 16 Jan 2013 12:28:17 GMTDriving licence rules tightened<p>Non-EU nationals applying for a British driving licence face stricter rules.The Government has moved to close a loophole which meant that some non-EU nationals were able to exchange the lice ...</p><p><a href="driving-licence-rules-tightened-14203.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-licence-rules-tightened-14203.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-licence-rules-tightened-14203.htmlWed, 16 Jan 2013 12:28:17 GMTMotorists warned as weather worsens<p>Ice and snow on the roads mean over 3,000 vehicles a week will be involved in crashes and potential insurance claims, figures show.This could result in as many as 40,000 cars or vans being d ...</p><p><a href="motorists-warned-as-weather-worsens-14204.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-warned-as-weather-worsens-14204.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-warned-as-weather-worsens-14204.htmlWed, 16 Jan 2013 12:28:17 GMTPeugeot expands Just Add Fuel deals<p>Peugeot has added the 208 VTi 1.0 68PS to its Just Add Fuel scheme that aims to help younger drivers afford a new car. As part of the initiative, drivers can pick up cars and have their car ...</p><p><a href="peugeot-expands-just-add-fuel-deals-14200.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-expands-just-add-fuel-deals-14200.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-expands-just-add-fuel-deals-14200.htmlWed, 16 Jan 2013 11:58:24 GMTUK prepares for a blanket of snow<p>More snow is set to descend across the UK as temperatures plunge over the coming days.Now may be a good time for motorists to check their <a href="http://www.greenflag.com/breakdown- ...</p><p><a href="uk-prepares-for-a-blanket-of-snow-14201.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-prepares-for-a-blanket-of-snow-14201.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-prepares-for-a-blanket-of-snow-14201.htmlWed, 16 Jan 2013 11:58:24 GMTRobbie Williams tops breakdown poll<p>Robbie Williams is the celebrity that the general public would most like to help out in a car breakdown or other emergency situation this winter, according to a new poll.The singer is follow ...</p><p><a href="robbie-williams-tops-breakdown-poll-14195.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/robbie-williams-tops-breakdown-poll-14195.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/robbie-williams-tops-breakdown-poll-14195.htmlTue, 15 Jan 2013 13:36:51 GMTOpen day launched for young drivers<p>Young drivers are going to be given the chance to show off their ability behind the wheel as part of an open day to relaunch the Young Driver Support Programme.Former British Touring Car Cha ...</p><p><a href="open-day-launched-for-young-drivers-14196.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/open-day-launched-for-young-drivers-14196.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/open-day-launched-for-young-drivers-14196.htmlTue, 15 Jan 2013 13:36:51 GMTGreen light for eco-friendly cars<p>There is "a clear desire" among consumers for eco-friendly cars despite the tough economic conditions, a leading car maker has claimed.A survey commissioned by the Ford Motor Company found o ...</p><p><a href="green-light-for-eco-friendly-cars-14197.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/green-light-for-eco-friendly-cars-14197.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/green-light-for-eco-friendly-cars-14197.htmlTue, 15 Jan 2013 13:36:51 GMTUsed car prices hit 15-month low<p>UsedCarExpert.co.uk editor Matthew Tumbridge claims there has never been a better time to buy a second-hand car with prices at their lowest since September 2011.The average cost of a used ca ...</p><p><a href="used-car-prices-hit-15-month-low-14198.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-prices-hit-15-month-low-14198.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-prices-hit-15-month-low-14198.htmlTue, 15 Jan 2013 13:36:51 GMTThieves targeting unattended cars<p>Motorists are being warned not to leave their cars unattended when defrosting them following a recent spate of thefts in Belfast.Six vehicles were stolen within the space of 90 minutes in th ...</p><p><a href="thieves-targeting-unattended-cars-14199.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/thieves-targeting-unattended-cars-14199.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/thieves-targeting-unattended-cars-14199.htmlTue, 15 Jan 2013 13:36:51 GMTHeavy snowfall warnings issued<p>Snow will have greeted many people across England this morning, while up to 10cm could be on its way for some parts of the country.The first flakes will be seen across most of the country an ...</p><p><a href="heavy-snowfall-warnings-issued-14194.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/heavy-snowfall-warnings-issued-14194.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/heavy-snowfall-warnings-issued-14194.htmlMon, 14 Jan 2013 10:27:49 GMTBrake says stay safe on icy roads<p>Motorists are being urged to follow the ABC of winter driving tips to avoid tragedies on the icy roads this month.Charity Brake is calling on drivers to exercise caution before getting behin ...</p><p><a href="brake-says-stay-safe-on-icy-roads-14192.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brake-says-stay-safe-on-icy-roads-14192.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brake-says-stay-safe-on-icy-roads-14192.htmlMon, 14 Jan 2013 09:54:26 GMTProfessor's graffiti case adjourned<p>A professor, who is charged with inflicting nearly £18,000 of damage on cars by writing polite graffiti on them, has had his case adjourned.Stephen Graham is accused of scratching words and ...</p><p><a href="professor-s-graffiti-case-adjourned-14193.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/professor-s-graffiti-case-adjourned-14193.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/professor-s-graffiti-case-adjourned-14193.htmlMon, 14 Jan 2013 09:54:26 GMTRail companies hike car park prices<p>Train operators are taking advantage of commuters by raising charges at station car parks following a hike in rail fares, a union has claimed.Motorists parking at railway stations in many pa ...</p><p><a href="rail-companies-hike-car-park-prices-14190.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rail-companies-hike-car-park-prices-14190.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rail-companies-hike-car-park-prices-14190.htmlMon, 14 Jan 2013 09:49:03 GMTChanges are the Trend for Yaris<p>To increase young drivers' interest in the Yaris, Toyota is making changes to the Trend specification for the 2013 model. In order to keep production and selling prices lower, Toyota introdu ...</p><p><a href="changes-are-the-trend-for-yaris-14191.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/changes-are-the-trend-for-yaris-14191.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/changes-are-the-trend-for-yaris-14191.htmlMon, 14 Jan 2013 09:49:03 GMTAgency well prepared for icy blast<p>The Highways Agency has reassured motorists it is "well prepared" for the cold snap which is set to hit the UK.But with temperatures set to plunge and snow forecast in some areas, drivers ar ...</p><p><a href="agency-well-prepared-for-icy-blast-14188.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/agency-well-prepared-for-icy-blast-14188.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/agency-well-prepared-for-icy-blast-14188.htmlFri, 11 Jan 2013 11:39:12 GMTFinance for new car purchases soars<p>The number of new cars being bought on finance has rocketed over the last year with consumers given more than £9 billion to fund the purchase of over 650,000 vehicles.According to the Financ ...</p><p><a href="finance-for-new-car-purchases-soars-14189.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/finance-for-new-car-purchases-soars-14189.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/finance-for-new-car-purchases-soars-14189.htmlFri, 11 Jan 2013 11:39:12 GMTPensioners in charity globe jaunt<p>Five retired men will drive two Suzuki Jimnys around the continent in a bid to make money for charity.Starting at the end of March, Alan Butler, Leslie Carvall, Glyn Maher, Charles Scott and ...</p><p><a href="pensioners-in-charity-globe-jaunt-14186.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pensioners-in-charity-globe-jaunt-14186.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pensioners-in-charity-globe-jaunt-14186.htmlFri, 11 Jan 2013 08:32:56 GMTOverstated fuel figures hit pocket<p>Heavily overstated official fuel figures are costing British motorists a total of £4.45 billion per year, according to new research.The website honestJohn.co.uk found that the average car on ...</p><p><a href="overstated-fuel-figures-hit-pocket-14187.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/overstated-fuel-figures-hit-pocket-14187.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/overstated-fuel-figures-hit-pocket-14187.htmlFri, 11 Jan 2013 08:32:56 GMTPeugeot showcases the new 2008<p>Pictures have been released showing the new Peugeot 2008 supermini crossover, which will make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March.Few details about the car have been released, but Pe ...</p><p><a href="peugeot-showcases-the-new-2008-14183.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-showcases-the-new-2008-14183.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-showcases-the-new-2008-14183.htmlThu, 10 Jan 2013 11:35:28 GMTSnow forecast throughout Britain<p>The temperate weather experienced this year is expected to end as snowfall is forecast across Britain, meteorologists report. Scotland and east England are expected to receive the brunt of ...</p><p><a href="snow-forecast-throughout-britain-14184.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/snow-forecast-throughout-britain-14184.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/snow-forecast-throughout-britain-14184.htmlThu, 10 Jan 2013 11:35:28 GMTFamily-friendly Audi is car of year<p>Motoring magazine judges have chosen the Audi A3 Sportback as their car of the year.What Car? also gave the vehicle the honour of best small family car by and it was described as setting "a ...</p><p><a href="family-friendly-audi-is-car-of-year-14185.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/family-friendly-audi-is-car-of-year-14185.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/family-friendly-audi-is-car-of-year-14185.htmlThu, 10 Jan 2013 11:35:28 GMTStars and cars line up for NEC<p>Autosport International and The Performance Car Show have arrived at Birmingham's NEC with a host of famous names and fast cars.Sir Jackie Stewart will be joined by the likes of current Form ...</p><p><a href="stars-and-cars-line-up-for-nec-14181.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/stars-and-cars-line-up-for-nec-14181.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/stars-and-cars-line-up-for-nec-14181.htmlThu, 10 Jan 2013 10:11:22 GMTParking cash not spent on safety<p>Local authorities are collecting more cash than ever from parking charges while slashing the amount they spend on making roads safe, new figures have shown.Across England, councils received ...</p><p><a href="parking-cash-not-spent-on-safety-14182.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parking-cash-not-spent-on-safety-14182.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parking-cash-not-spent-on-safety-14182.htmlThu, 10 Jan 2013 10:11:22 GMTIconic cars set to be auctioned<p>A pair of famous celebrity cars are up for auction this weekend, with a Rolls Royce owned by former Queen singer Freddie Mercury and a green Ford Capri used in BBC sitcom Only Fools and Horses both ...</p><p><a href="iconic-cars-set-to-be-auctioned-14178.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iconic-cars-set-to-be-auctioned-14178.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iconic-cars-set-to-be-auctioned-14178.htmlWed, 09 Jan 2013 11:36:47 GMTNew Qashqai 'best-seller' released<p>Nissan's best-selling Qashqai has a new edition, which the company believes will become the new most sought-after model when it replaces the mid-range n-tec + trim level. Called the 360, the ...</p><p><a href="new-qashqai--best-seller--released-14179.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-qashqai--best-seller--released-14179.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-qashqai--best-seller--released-14179.htmlWed, 09 Jan 2013 11:36:47 GMTCar safety system alerts drivers<p>Cars could soon alert motorists to their potentially dangerous habits behind the wheel.A new in-car safety system, which notifies drivers when they are travelling too close to another vehicl ...</p><p><a href="car-safety-system-alerts-drivers-14180.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-safety-system-alerts-drivers-14180.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-safety-system-alerts-drivers-14180.htmlWed, 09 Jan 2013 11:36:47 GMTCar sales rise by 5.3% in 2012<p>New car sales in Britain grew by the largest amount for over a decade last year, figures have shown.The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) revealed that there was a 5.3% incre ...</p><p><a href="car-sales-rise-by-5-3--in-2012-14176.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-sales-rise-by-5-3--in-2012-14176.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-sales-rise-by-5-3--in-2012-14176.htmlTue, 08 Jan 2013 14:58:21 GMTJail for seeking speeding volunteer<p>A five-month jail sentence "will send a warning to anyone who would consider anything so irresponsible" as soliciting a volunteer on Facebook to take over a speeding penalty, according to highways ...</p><p><a href="jail-for-seeking-speeding-volunteer-14177.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jail-for-seeking-speeding-volunteer-14177.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jail-for-seeking-speeding-volunteer-14177.htmlTue, 08 Jan 2013 14:58:21 GMTDriving tests in store at Halfords<p>Learner drivers visiting Halfords next month will be able to get their bikes, car parts and driving tests!Halfords' superstore in Wellingborough will be the first shop to take part in a new ...</p><p><a href="driving-tests-in-store-at-halfords-14173.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-tests-in-store-at-halfords-14173.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driving-tests-in-store-at-halfords-14173.htmlTue, 08 Jan 2013 13:27:20 GMTDrivers advised on penalty appeals<p>With a new BBC One documentary set to launch, the Traffic Penalty Tribunal has moved to ensure drivers fully understand the appeal process. The tribunal, which hears appeals against parking ...</p><p><a href="drivers-advised-on-penalty-appeals-14174.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-advised-on-penalty-appeals-14174.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-advised-on-penalty-appeals-14174.htmlTue, 08 Jan 2013 13:27:20 GMTCouncils urged to de-clutter roads<p>More than 9,000 road signs have been taken down in a bid to tidy up Britain's highways.Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin wants councils to get rid of any traffic signs which are either ...</p><p><a href="councils-urged-to-de-clutter-roads-14175.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/councils-urged-to-de-clutter-roads-14175.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/councils-urged-to-de-clutter-roads-14175.htmlTue, 08 Jan 2013 13:27:20 GMTSkoda Yeti SUV scoops two awards<p>The Skoda Yeti compact SUV has come out on top for a third year running by beating tough competition to scoop two accolades.Now in its 22nd year, the Off-Road magazine Total 4x4 awards recog ...</p><p><a href="skoda-yeti-suv-scoops-two-awards-14171.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skoda-yeti-suv-scoops-two-awards-14171.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/skoda-yeti-suv-scoops-two-awards-14171.htmlMon, 07 Jan 2013 11:14:00 GMTKit designed to stop drug-driving<p>Drug-drivers will face more rigorous tests, following the news that a cannabis-detecting kit has been approved for use in police stations across the UK.According to the Home Office, a positi ...</p><p><a href="kit-designed-to-stop-drug-driving-14172.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kit-designed-to-stop-drug-driving-14172.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kit-designed-to-stop-drug-driving-14172.htmlMon, 07 Jan 2013 11:14:00 GMTCommuters 'are riskiest drivers'<p>Almost a third of commuters text while driving to work, new research has revealed.According to research by road safety charity Brake, 31% of people text while driving to work.Meanwhil ...</p><p><a href="commuters--are-riskiest-drivers--14168.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/commuters--are-riskiest-drivers--14168.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/commuters--are-riskiest-drivers--14168.htmlMon, 07 Jan 2013 11:09:44 GMTNew European driving licence format<p>A single European driving licence model will be introduced across the continent from January 19.Changes to the rules regarding the design of the licence card itself and the period for which ...</p><p><a href="new-european-driving-licence-format-14169.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-european-driving-licence-format-14169.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-european-driving-licence-format-14169.htmlMon, 07 Jan 2013 11:09:44 GMTPothole damage 'costs £1bn a year'<p>Damage to cars caused by potholes on the roads costs motorists around £1 billion a year in repairs, a new study has shown.According to research from Halfords Autocentres, around eight millio ...</p><p><a href="pothole-damage--costs--1bn-a-year--14170.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pothole-damage--costs--1bn-a-year--14170.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pothole-damage--costs--1bn-a-year--14170.htmlMon, 07 Jan 2013 11:09:44 GMTYoung drivers 'ignore maintenance'<p>Younger drivers are more likely to neglect basic vehicle maintenance, according to a new study.The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said one in 10 (10%) drivers aged between ...</p><p><a href="young-drivers--ignore-maintenance--14166.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers--ignore-maintenance--14166.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers--ignore-maintenance--14166.htmlFri, 04 Jan 2013 11:29:28 GMTNorthgate VW business to invest £1m<p>The Northgate Volkswagen dealership in Bury St Edmunds is set to invest £1 million on a major refurbishment of its premises.The upgrade includes improvements to the facilities and services f ...</p><p><a href="northgate-vw-business-to-invest--1m-14167.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/northgate-vw-business-to-invest--1m-14167.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/northgate-vw-business-to-invest--1m-14167.htmlFri, 04 Jan 2013 11:29:28 GMTVAT-free offers extended on Altos<p>Suzuki GB has announced a further extension of its VAT-free offers on the models in its Alto range - meaning it is still the number one City Car in terms of value on sale in the UK.With pric ...</p><p><a href="vat-free-offers-extended-on-altos-14163.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vat-free-offers-extended-on-altos-14163.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vat-free-offers-extended-on-altos-14163.htmlFri, 04 Jan 2013 11:22:58 GMTMerc Hybrid wins company car award<p>A panel of judges has named the new Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTEC Hybrid as the best overall company car for SMEs in the Business Car Manager SME Company Car of the Year Awards 2012.The vehicl ...</p><p><a href="merc-hybrid-wins-company-car-award-14164.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/merc-hybrid-wins-company-car-award-14164.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/merc-hybrid-wins-company-car-award-14164.htmlFri, 04 Jan 2013 11:22:58 GMTParents' bank still paying out<p>One in ten parents in a recent survey claimed they had provided financial assistance to their children to the tune of £30,000.The survey, conducted by savings bank ING Direct, questioned 2,0 ...</p><p><a href="parents--bank-still-paying-out-14165.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parents--bank-still-paying-out-14165.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parents--bank-still-paying-out-14165.htmlFri, 04 Jan 2013 11:22:58 GMTBrits 'unaware of tyre label rules'<p>A poll by Continental has shown that two in three people are still unaware of the new EU tyre labelling regulations which came into effect more than two months ago.Under the new rules, all t ...</p><p><a href="brits--unaware-of-tyre-label-rules--14161.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brits--unaware-of-tyre-label-rules--14161.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brits--unaware-of-tyre-label-rules--14161.htmlThu, 03 Jan 2013 09:45:26 GMTCitroen reveals one-off DS3 Red<p>Citroen has entered the New Year in style after it unveiled a limited edition DS3.The DS3 Red draws inspiration from the existing DStyle and DSport trim levels and is available in Polar Whit ...</p><p><a href="citroen-reveals-one-off-ds3-red-14162.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/citroen-reveals-one-off-ds3-red-14162.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/citroen-reveals-one-off-ds3-red-14162.htmlThu, 03 Jan 2013 09:45:26 GMTMore councils plan 20mph zones<p>More than one in three local authorities have either already introduced 20mph zones or are planning to do so, new figures show.A survey by The Independent found that 27 of the 75 councils po ...</p><p><a href="more-councils-plan-20mph-zones-14158.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/more-councils-plan-20mph-zones-14158.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/more-councils-plan-20mph-zones-14158.htmlThu, 03 Jan 2013 09:42:14 GMTBentley unveil GT Speed Convertible<p>Bentley has hailed its new Continental GT Speed Convertible as the fastest four-seater in the world, according to reports.The British-based luxury car maker unveiled its new £160,000 cabriol ...</p><p><a href="bentley-unveil-gt-speed-convertible-14159.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bentley-unveil-gt-speed-convertible-14159.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bentley-unveil-gt-speed-convertible-14159.htmlThu, 03 Jan 2013 09:42:14 GMTCost hike 'could push up premiums'<p>Drivers may have to fork out hundreds of pounds extra for their motoring policies after insurance companies were hit by increased costs.The Financial Times has reported that it is being pred ...</p><p><a href="cost-hike--could-push-up-premiums--14160.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cost-hike--could-push-up-premiums--14160.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cost-hike--could-push-up-premiums--14160.htmlThu, 03 Jan 2013 09:42:14 GMTMini to mark car-making centenary<p>Mini is calling on all former employees at Cowley to share photos and memories as the company prepares to celebrate 100 years of car-making at the site in Oxford.The organisation and its par ...</p><p><a href="mini-to-mark-car-making-centenary-14156.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mini-to-mark-car-making-centenary-14156.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mini-to-mark-car-making-centenary-14156.htmlWed, 02 Jan 2013 12:05:32 GMTVillagers tackle speeding drivers<p>Tired of drivers speeding through their sleepy Essex village, volunteers have taken to the roadside armed with speed guns.Concerned citizens from picturesque Stanford Rivers zapped 35 motori ...</p><p><a href="villagers-tackle-speeding-drivers-14157.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/villagers-tackle-speeding-drivers-14157.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/villagers-tackle-speeding-drivers-14157.htmlWed, 02 Jan 2013 12:05:32 GMTYoung Scots driver curfew mooted<p>Highway safety could be improved by keeping young drivers off the roads late at night and during the early hours, a Scottish politician has said.Mark McDonald, the SNP's MSP for north-east S ...</p><p><a href="young-scots-driver-curfew-mooted-14153.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-scots-driver-curfew-mooted-14153.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-scots-driver-curfew-mooted-14153.htmlWed, 02 Jan 2013 11:36:51 GMTEyesight problems on the increase<p>New research has revealed that the number of people having their driving licences revoked because of poor eyesight rose by as much as 10% in 2011.The total number soared to 5,285 for those h ...</p><p><a href="eyesight-problems-on-the-increase-14154.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/eyesight-problems-on-the-increase-14154.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/eyesight-problems-on-the-increase-14154.htmlWed, 02 Jan 2013 11:36:51 GMTMore Britons drive to Europe to ski<p>A growing number of British snow enthusiasts are choosing to drive to European ski destinations to save money while they enjoy the white slopes.Driving in winter conditions to the mountains ...</p><p><a href="more-britons-drive-to-europe-to-ski-14155.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/more-britons-drive-to-europe-to-ski-14155.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/more-britons-drive-to-europe-to-ski-14155.htmlWed, 02 Jan 2013 11:36:51 GMTToyota to release new Auris hybrid<p>Toyota is soon to release a brand new model in its 20th year since beginning UK car production, with the badge "Built in Britain".The new Auris family hatchback has a sleek design, low emiss ...</p><p><a href="toyota-to-release-new-auris-hybrid-14151.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-to-release-new-auris-hybrid-14151.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-to-release-new-auris-hybrid-14151.htmlMon, 31 Dec 2012 11:28:09 GMTFears raised for young drivers<p>Fears for the safety of young drivers this New Year's Eve have been raised after it was revealed that just six out of ten would try to stop a drunk friend from getting behind the wheel of a car.</p ...</p><p><a href="fears-raised-for-young-drivers-14152.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fears-raised-for-young-drivers-14152.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fears-raised-for-young-drivers-14152.htmlMon, 31 Dec 2012 11:28:09 GMTJamie Oliver soups up wife's car<p>Money is no object when Jamie Oliver has to choose a Christmas present for his family given that his net worth is about £150 million.However, the celebrity cook has bypassed the fine jewels ...</p><p><a href="jamie-oliver-soups-up-wife-s-car-14148.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jamie-oliver-soups-up-wife-s-car-14148.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jamie-oliver-soups-up-wife-s-car-14148.htmlMon, 31 Dec 2012 11:21:21 GMTDrivers urged to choose 'mocktails'<p>Berry Breezer and Pina-Banana 'cocktails' are being touted as 'must-have' weapons in the war on drink-driving.Drivers are being urged to choose non-alcoholic cocktails over booze in a bid to ...</p><p><a href="drivers-urged-to-choose--mocktails--14149.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-urged-to-choose--mocktails--14149.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-urged-to-choose--mocktails--14149.htmlMon, 31 Dec 2012 11:21:21 GMTRange Rovers recalled for fault<p>Two models of Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR) Range Rover are to be recalled, after potential faults were identified with braking and steering systems.Hundreds of the vehicles are to be recalled b ...</p><p><a href="range-rovers-recalled-for-fault-14150.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/range-rovers-recalled-for-fault-14150.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/range-rovers-recalled-for-fault-14150.htmlMon, 31 Dec 2012 11:21:21 GMTDVLA workers get licence to strike<p>Staff at all 39 regional Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) offices in England, Scotland and Wales are staging a 24-hour strike today.The industrial action is over proposals which c ...</p><p><a href="dvla-workers-get-licence-to-strike-14143.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dvla-workers-get-licence-to-strike-14143.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dvla-workers-get-licence-to-strike-14143.htmlFri, 28 Dec 2012 11:39:28 GMTFord to launch updated Fiesta Van<p>Ford has announced details of its new Fiesta Van.Billed as an agile and stylish vehicle for large and small businesses, the Fiesta Van will feature impressive fuel-saving technology.F ...</p><p><a href="ford-to-launch-updated-fiesta-van-14144.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-to-launch-updated-fiesta-van-14144.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-to-launch-updated-fiesta-van-14144.htmlFri, 28 Dec 2012 11:39:28 GMTImprove your driving skills in 2013<p>Driving expert Peter Rodger has been offering weekly motoring tips in collaboration with road safety charity IAM. This week, as we approach the time for making New Year resolutions, he is advising ...</p><p><a href="improve-your-driving-skills-in-2013-14145.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/improve-your-driving-skills-in-2013-14145.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/improve-your-driving-skills-in-2013-14145.htmlFri, 28 Dec 2012 11:39:28 GMTUK's wet year continues to the end<p>One of the wettest years in Britain's history is expected to end with another wet weekend, with the saturated south west continuing to bear the brunt.Fresh bands of rain sweeping eastwards a ...</p><p><a href="uk-s-wet-year-continues-to-the-end-14146.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-s-wet-year-continues-to-the-end-14146.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-s-wet-year-continues-to-the-end-14146.htmlFri, 28 Dec 2012 11:39:28 GMTWhat keeps fretting parents awake<p>A new survey reveals that 23 per cent of parents put waiting for their kids to drive home late at night at the top of their stress league table.This beats waiting for exam results (18.3 per ...</p><p><a href="what-keeps-fretting-parents-awake-14147.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/what-keeps-fretting-parents-awake-14147.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/what-keeps-fretting-parents-awake-14147.htmlFri, 28 Dec 2012 11:39:28 GMTCar maker unveils phone gadgets<p>A motoring giant has given a glimpse into how smartphones can be integrated into cars of the future.Hyundai has showcased technology which will allow drivers to use their phone to unlock the ...</p><p><a href="car-maker-unveils-phone-gadgets-14140.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-maker-unveils-phone-gadgets-14140.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-maker-unveils-phone-gadgets-14140.htmlThu, 27 Dec 2012 14:29:28 GMTNew i30 in car of the year running<p>Hyundai's New Generation i30 has become the company's first model to make it to the final round of voting in the prestigious European Car of the Year award. The 58-strong panel of experts fr ...</p><p><a href="new-i30-in-car-of-the-year-running-14141.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-i30-in-car-of-the-year-running-14141.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-i30-in-car-of-the-year-running-14141.htmlThu, 27 Dec 2012 14:29:28 GMTPrivate parking companies suspended<p>Over 20% of private parking enforcement firms have been suspended by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) as the Government continues to clamp down on unfair fines.The move comes a ...</p><p><a href="private-parking-companies-suspended-14142.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/private-parking-companies-suspended-14142.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/private-parking-companies-suspended-14142.htmlThu, 27 Dec 2012 14:29:28 GMTToll plan is 'electoral suicide'<p>The Government risks an electoral backlash from motorists if it gives the green light for more road tolls, a campaigner said.Peter Roberts, from the Alliance of British Drivers said charges ...</p><p><a href="toll-plan-is--electoral-suicide--14138.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toll-plan-is--electoral-suicide--14138.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toll-plan-is--electoral-suicide--14138.htmlThu, 27 Dec 2012 11:19:50 GMTYoung drivers easily distracted<p>Passengers, scenery and listening to the radio are all distracting young drivers, new research shows.Some 55% of young drivers admit to being distracted by friends and family in the car, whi ...</p><p><a href="young-drivers-easily-distracted-14139.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers-easily-distracted-14139.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers-easily-distracted-14139.htmlThu, 27 Dec 2012 11:19:50 GMTHonda CR-V wins Total 4X4 title<p>Honda's new British built CR-V has won Total 4x4 Magazine's prestigious '4x4 of the Year' award, despite only landing in dealerships two months ago. The new sports utility vehicle (SUV) had ...</p><p><a href="honda-cr-v-wins-total-4x4-title-14135.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-cr-v-wins-total-4x4-title-14135.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-cr-v-wins-total-4x4-title-14135.htmlMon, 24 Dec 2012 10:29:43 GMTFinance deals to buy new Korando<p>People wanting to start the new year behind the wheel of a new car will be able to take advantage of some special offers on certain Korando models.SsangYong is offering packages on some of i ...</p><p><a href="finance-deals-to-buy-new-korando-14136.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/finance-deals-to-buy-new-korando-14136.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/finance-deals-to-buy-new-korando-14136.htmlMon, 24 Dec 2012 10:29:43 GMTEuro MP slams gender neutral ruling<p>A new EU ruling banning insurers from discriminating on gender grounds has been sharply criticised as "gender equality for gender equality's sake" by a Euro MP.While women traditionally get ...</p><p><a href="euro-mp-slams-gender-neutral-ruling-14137.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/euro-mp-slams-gender-neutral-ruling-14137.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/euro-mp-slams-gender-neutral-ruling-14137.htmlMon, 24 Dec 2012 10:29:43 GMTPolice enlist Rudolph for campaign<p>The most famous reindeer in the world has been enlisted by police in Northamptonshire to highlight the dangers of getting behind the wheel over the Christmas period after drinking too much.T ...</p><p><a href="police-enlist-rudolph-for-campaign-14133.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-enlist-rudolph-for-campaign-14133.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-enlist-rudolph-for-campaign-14133.htmlMon, 24 Dec 2012 09:53:26 GMTKia Sorento wins Total 4x4 award<p>The new Kia Sorento has been named the winner of the "Most Improved" vehicle in the latest Total 4x4 magazine awards - the third time it has picked up an award from the publication.Some of t ...</p><p><a href="kia-sorento-wins-total-4x4-award-14134.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-sorento-wins-total-4x4-award-14134.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-sorento-wins-total-4x4-award-14134.htmlMon, 24 Dec 2012 09:53:26 GMTMoney saving tips for car insurance<p>The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has released a number of tips for motorists trying to cut the cost of their car insurance premiums. Its first piece of advice is to make sure you ch ...</p><p><a href="money-saving-tips-for-car-insurance-14131.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/money-saving-tips-for-car-insurance-14131.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/money-saving-tips-for-car-insurance-14131.htmlFri, 21 Dec 2012 12:39:32 GMTScots 'ignore drink-drive warning'<p>An inebriated driver slammed his car into the doorway of an Edinburgh nightclub after being refused entry, according to Lothian and Borders Police.The drunk-driver was seen drinking in sever ...</p><p><a href="scots--ignore-drink-drive-warning--14132.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scots--ignore-drink-drive-warning--14132.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scots--ignore-drink-drive-warning--14132.htmlFri, 21 Dec 2012 12:39:32 GMTUK car production 'on the rise'<p>Car production in the UK has soared this year in the face of challenging economic conditions.The shrinking economy has not put a dampener on the automotive industry, with customers snapping ...</p><p><a href="uk-car-production--on-the-rise--14128.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-car-production--on-the-rise--14128.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-car-production--on-the-rise--14128.htmlFri, 21 Dec 2012 11:47:08 GMTEU caravan MoT test plans softened<p>Small businesses and other motorists will not be forced to have their trailers and caravans subjected to MoT tests, as previously outlined in EU proposals.The plans, opposed by Britain and s ...</p><p><a href="eu-caravan-mot-test-plans-softened-14129.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/eu-caravan-mot-test-plans-softened-14129.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/eu-caravan-mot-test-plans-softened-14129.htmlFri, 21 Dec 2012 11:47:08 GMTTop driver gives rain safety tips<p>Motorists are now able to get tips from the country's 'best driver' to help them stay safe on the road during bad weather.National road safety charity IAM are aiming to help as many drivers ...</p><p><a href="top-driver-gives-rain-safety-tips-14130.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/top-driver-gives-rain-safety-tips-14130.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/top-driver-gives-rain-safety-tips-14130.htmlFri, 21 Dec 2012 11:47:08 GMTWelsh minister receives driving ban<p>A Welsh minister has been banned from driving for 20 months after pleading guilty to drink driving.South Wales West Assembly member, Bethan Jenkins was found to be driving with twice the leg ...</p><p><a href="welsh-minister-receives-driving-ban-14126.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/welsh-minister-receives-driving-ban-14126.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/welsh-minister-receives-driving-ban-14126.htmlThu, 20 Dec 2012 15:00:17 GMTTory ministers use pool cars daily<p>The Conservative ministers responsible for the nation's public transport use cars funded by taxpayer money on a daily basis, the Government had admitted.Transport secretary Patrick McLoughli ...</p><p><a href="tory-ministers-use-pool-cars-daily-14127.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tory-ministers-use-pool-cars-daily-14127.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tory-ministers-use-pool-cars-daily-14127.htmlThu, 20 Dec 2012 15:00:17 GMTLexus LF-A goes out of production<p>The limited run of the Lexus LF-A supercar has finished after the last model came off the production line. The vehicle, which is the fastest and most expensive car made by Lexus, has ended i ...</p><p><a href="lexus-lf-a-goes-out-of-production-14123.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lexus-lf-a-goes-out-of-production-14123.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lexus-lf-a-goes-out-of-production-14123.htmlThu, 20 Dec 2012 13:46:48 GMTNew Nissan model to boost UK jobs<p>Japanese car giant Nissan will invest £250 million in 1,000 fresh jobs as it produces a new luxury model in Britain.The model will be built under Nissan's Infiniti premium brand from 2015 an ...</p><p><a href="new-nissan-model-to-boost-uk-jobs-14124.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-nissan-model-to-boost-uk-jobs-14124.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-nissan-model-to-boost-uk-jobs-14124.htmlThu, 20 Dec 2012 13:46:48 GMTEU bans gender-bias on insurance<p>Under new European regulations, different car premiums for male and female drivers will no longer be allowed, with some drivers standing to benefit from this new equality. The European Court ...</p><p><a href="eu-bans-gender-bias-on-insurance-14125.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/eu-bans-gender-bias-on-insurance-14125.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/eu-bans-gender-bias-on-insurance-14125.htmlThu, 20 Dec 2012 13:46:48 GMTYoung unaware of drink-drive limit<p>A new study has found that the vast majority of 17 to 24 year-olds are not aware what the legal blood-alcohol limit is for driving in the UK.The research, which was carried out by RED Drivin ...</p><p><a href="young-unaware-of-drink-drive-limit-14121.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-unaware-of-drink-drive-limit-14121.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-unaware-of-drink-drive-limit-14121.htmlWed, 19 Dec 2012 14:32:53 GMTHaggling 'is a necessary evil'<p>Haggling is not something that comes naturally to many people, but they are having to learn for purchases such as cars in the current economic climate, research has shown. Around a third (33 ...</p><p><a href="haggling--is-a-necessary-evil--14122.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/haggling--is-a-necessary-evil--14122.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/haggling--is-a-necessary-evil--14122.htmlWed, 19 Dec 2012 14:32:53 GMTLuxury M6 BMW Gran Coupe due 2013<p>A new luxury BMW, due to go on sale in 2013, has been fitted-out with top of the line features.The new M6 Gran Coupe, which can get up to 62mph in 4.2 seconds, has longer doors, which give e ...</p><p><a href="luxury-m6-bmw-gran-coupe-due-2013-14118.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/luxury-m6-bmw-gran-coupe-due-2013-14118.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/luxury-m6-bmw-gran-coupe-due-2013-14118.htmlWed, 19 Dec 2012 13:45:20 GMTPolice target uninsured drivers<p>Christmas is a time of giving, however police are warning that they will hand out unwanted gifts to those who are caught driving without insurance.Those motorists who do break the law will f ...</p><p><a href="police-target-uninsured-drivers-14119.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-target-uninsured-drivers-14119.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-target-uninsured-drivers-14119.htmlWed, 19 Dec 2012 13:45:20 GMTTravellers warned over Xmas traffic<p>Getting home for Christmas could be a tricky and frustrating business for both drivers and rail passengers this weekend. Although a lot of roadworks and rail maintenance will be shut down ov ...</p><p><a href="travellers-warned-over-xmas-traffic-14120.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/travellers-warned-over-xmas-traffic-14120.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/travellers-warned-over-xmas-traffic-14120.htmlWed, 19 Dec 2012 13:45:20 GMTDrivers hit with weather warning<p>This week millions of motorists will set out to journey home for Christmas though some will not bother checking weather or traffic reports, a new study by Halfords Autocentres warns.A study ...</p><p><a href="drivers-hit-with-weather-warning-14115.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-hit-with-weather-warning-14115.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-hit-with-weather-warning-14115.htmlTue, 18 Dec 2012 14:00:42 GMTInfiniti set to rename its range<p>The Japanese car manufacturer Infiniti is set to give its whole line a new name, starting in a year's time. The luxury car maker will rename and re-label all its future cars using Q or QX ce ...</p><p><a href="infiniti-set-to-rename-its-range-14116.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/infiniti-set-to-rename-its-range-14116.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/infiniti-set-to-rename-its-range-14116.htmlTue, 18 Dec 2012 14:00:42 GMTDrivers urged to use winter tyres<p>After the UK's first cold spell, Cooper Tire is imploring motorists to switch their summer tyres with those manufactured especially for winter driving conditions and temperatures.The average ...</p><p><a href="drivers-urged-to-use-winter-tyres-14117.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-urged-to-use-winter-tyres-14117.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-urged-to-use-winter-tyres-14117.htmlTue, 18 Dec 2012 14:00:42 GMTRoad building schemes 'on schedule'<p>Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has insisted that the Government's road building schemes are either underway or close to starting in the New Year.Chancellor George Osborne revealed pl ...</p><p><a href="road-building-schemes--on-schedule--14112.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-building-schemes--on-schedule--14112.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-building-schemes--on-schedule--14112.htmlTue, 18 Dec 2012 13:20:55 GMTTruckers release Christmas single<p>Eddie Stobart workers are to release a seasonal rendition of 'The 12 Days of Christmas' in an attempt to raise funds for Help for Heroes.The haulage staff have replaced turtle doves and danc ...</p><p><a href="truckers-release-christmas-single-14113.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/truckers-release-christmas-single-14113.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/truckers-release-christmas-single-14113.htmlTue, 18 Dec 2012 13:20:55 GMTFuel costs 'affecting family life'<p>High fuel costs are affecting households to such an extent that family life is suffering, according to new research.One in three people have been forced to reduce the number of times they vi ...</p><p><a href="fuel-costs--affecting-family-life--14114.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-costs--affecting-family-life--14114.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-costs--affecting-family-life--14114.htmlTue, 18 Dec 2012 13:20:55 GMTCompany drivers 'taking more risks'<p>Employees driving company cars are breaking more road laws, with bus lane offences showing the biggest increase. Over the last year, driving offences in company cars occurred at the frequenc ...</p><p><a href="company-drivers--taking-more-risks--14111.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/company-drivers--taking-more-risks--14111.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/company-drivers--taking-more-risks--14111.htmlMon, 17 Dec 2012 13:27:48 GMTSouth-west towns on flood alert<p>As many as 80 areas around England and Wales have been on flood alert in the past couple of days as heavy showers caused problems in some places.A number of coastal towns across the UK have ...</p><p><a href="south-west-towns-on-flood-alert-14108.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/south-west-towns-on-flood-alert-14108.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/south-west-towns-on-flood-alert-14108.htmlMon, 17 Dec 2012 10:45:33 GMTRoad charity offers festive tips<p>Peter Rodger, a driving expert, has teamed up with road safety charity IAM in offering weekly tips to the country's drivers over the festive period. This week they include advice on staying ...</p><p><a href="road-charity-offers-festive-tips-14109.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-charity-offers-festive-tips-14109.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-charity-offers-festive-tips-14109.htmlMon, 17 Dec 2012 10:45:33 GMTMini to unveil new model in Detroit<p>The latest Mini model in the John Cooper Works range is set to make its debut at the Detroit Motor Show in January.The JCW Paceman is powered by a 218PS version of the 1.6-litre turbocharged ...</p><p><a href="mini-to-unveil-new-model-in-detroit-14110.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mini-to-unveil-new-model-in-detroit-14110.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mini-to-unveil-new-model-in-detroit-14110.htmlMon, 17 Dec 2012 10:45:33 GMTPolice highlight drink-drive stats<p>Last year drink-driving was responsible for 280 deaths, seriously injuring 1,570 people and leading to 9,900 casualties, drivers have been reminded ahead of the traditional festive party season.</p ...</p><p><a href="police-highlight-drink-drive-stats-14106.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-highlight-drink-drive-stats-14106.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-highlight-drink-drive-stats-14106.htmlFri, 14 Dec 2012 13:56:48 GMTNew Panda additions to Fiat line-up<p>A new chapter in the story of the Fiat Panda is set to be written after Fiat Group Automobiles UK announced pricing for the two newest additions in the range.The new Panda 4x4 - the first ve ...</p><p><a href="new-panda-additions-to-fiat-line-up-14107.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-panda-additions-to-fiat-line-up-14107.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-panda-additions-to-fiat-line-up-14107.htmlFri, 14 Dec 2012 13:56:48 GMTThis year's gift could save lives<p>Sick of receiving a pair of socks or a festive scarf at Christmas? Well you may be in luck if your relatives follow the advice of Halfords.The popular car-parts store is recommending that th ...</p><p><a href="this-year-s-gift-could-save-lives-14105.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/this-year-s-gift-could-save-lives-14105.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/this-year-s-gift-could-save-lives-14105.htmlFri, 14 Dec 2012 13:48:01 GMTBad resurfacing work hits taxpayers<p>Poor resurfacing work following roadworks is landing UK taxpayers with an annual repair bill of more than £200 million, research has found.Some 340,000 road surface relaying jobs carried out ...</p><p><a href="bad-resurfacing-work-hits-taxpayers-14102.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bad-resurfacing-work-hits-taxpayers-14102.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bad-resurfacing-work-hits-taxpayers-14102.htmlFri, 14 Dec 2012 12:29:04 GMTTexting as risky as drink-driving<p>A call to stigmatise the act of pedestrians using mobile phones whilst crossing roads, so it is regarded in the same way as drink-driving, has come from a new report from the US.The report s ...</p><p><a href="texting-as-risky-as-drink-driving-14103.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/texting-as-risky-as-drink-driving-14103.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/texting-as-risky-as-drink-driving-14103.htmlFri, 14 Dec 2012 12:29:04 GMTProposal to end tax disc mooted<p>The Government could replace the physical car tax disc with an online version as part of planned improvements to motor service agency operations.Roads Minister Stephen Hammond is keen to tak ...</p><p><a href="proposal-to-end-tax-disc-mooted-14104.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/proposal-to-end-tax-disc-mooted-14104.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/proposal-to-end-tax-disc-mooted-14104.htmlFri, 14 Dec 2012 12:29:04 GMTNew E-Class has more tech than ever<p>The new Mercedes E-Class will feature more technology than ever before and will almost be able to drive itself. The 2013 model will also have lower emissions and fuel consumption than previo ...</p><p><a href="new-e-class-has-more-tech-than-ever-14098.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-e-class-has-more-tech-than-ever-14098.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-e-class-has-more-tech-than-ever-14098.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2012 15:22:01 GMTCar production up 4.9% last month<p>The number of cars produced in Britain continued to climb last month, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).Some 142,825 vehicles were made in the UK in November ...</p><p><a href="car-production-up-4-9--last-month-14099.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-production-up-4-9--last-month-14099.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-production-up-4-9--last-month-14099.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2012 15:22:01 GMTSafety advice for young drivers<p>Road collisions are currently the leading cause of death for 17 to 24 year-olds in the UK, yet almost half of new drivers are unaware of legislation that is specifically designed to reduce the numb ...</p><p><a href="safety-advice-for-young-drivers-14100.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/safety-advice-for-young-drivers-14100.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/safety-advice-for-young-drivers-14100.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2012 15:22:01 GMTSupermarkets slash fuel prices<p>Cash-strapped motorists have been handed a boost by supermarkets in the run up to the Christmas period.At a time when costs seem to be on a permanent rise, news of even the smallest drop in ...</p><p><a href="supermarkets-slash-fuel-prices-14101.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/supermarkets-slash-fuel-prices-14101.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/supermarkets-slash-fuel-prices-14101.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2012 15:22:01 GMTJaguar begins Saudi Arabia talks<p>Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has moved closer to agreeing a deal to build cars in Saudi Arabia. The motoring giant, has signed a letter of intent with the country's government that could lead to ...</p><p><a href="jaguar-begins-saudi-arabia-talks-14095.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-begins-saudi-arabia-talks-14095.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-begins-saudi-arabia-talks-14095.htmlWed, 12 Dec 2012 15:37:04 GMTFalse whiplash clampdown starts<p>The Government is set to consider a move to cut down on the insurance payouts made to whiplash victims, which have been raising the cost of cover. Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has commis ...</p><p><a href="false-whiplash-clampdown-starts-14096.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/false-whiplash-clampdown-starts-14096.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/false-whiplash-clampdown-starts-14096.htmlWed, 12 Dec 2012 15:37:04 GMTSeminar focuses on road safety<p>The power of using social media to spread essential road safety messages is just one of the themes to be explored by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) in a seminar on cost-e ...</p><p><a href="seminar-focuses-on-road-safety-14097.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seminar-focuses-on-road-safety-14097.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seminar-focuses-on-road-safety-14097.htmlWed, 12 Dec 2012 15:37:04 GMTChristmas decorations an attraction<p>An increasing number of British motorists are going out of their way to seek out houses plastered with external Christmas decorations, according to a new study.Kia Motors UK claimed that aro ...</p><p><a href="christmas-decorations-an-attraction-14093.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/christmas-decorations-an-attraction-14093.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/christmas-decorations-an-attraction-14093.htmlWed, 12 Dec 2012 14:31:52 GMTDrivers told of boot 'essentials'<p>Forecasters are predicting Siberian conditions across Britain during the festive period, with the cold weather set to make roads much trickier to navigate.Temperatures are expected to fall a ...</p><p><a href="drivers-told-of-boot--essentials--14094.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-told-of-boot--essentials--14094.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-told-of-boot--essentials--14094.htmlWed, 12 Dec 2012 14:31:52 GMTMaserati unveils new sales plan<p>Luxury sports car firm Maserati has unveiled ambitious new plans to sell 50,000 vehicles a year by 2015.That target represents an eightfold increase on the Italian manufacturer's sales figur ...</p><p><a href="maserati-unveils-new-sales-plan-14088.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/maserati-unveils-new-sales-plan-14088.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/maserati-unveils-new-sales-plan-14088.htmlTue, 11 Dec 2012 14:37:48 GMTCars house presents worth £2.4bn<p>British motorists will use their vehicles to stash away more than £2.4bn-worth of Christmas presents this year, according to new research.Market research firm One Poll surveyed 2,000 people ...</p><p><a href="cars-house-presents-worth--2-4bn-14089.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cars-house-presents-worth--2-4bn-14089.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cars-house-presents-worth--2-4bn-14089.htmlTue, 11 Dec 2012 14:37:48 GMTToyota set for 2013 market boost<p>Toyota is set to strengthen its presence in the family/compact car market in the new year.The car manufacturer is releasing its Verso compact MPV and Auris early in 2013.Alongside thi ...</p><p><a href="toyota-set-for-2013-market-boost-14090.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-set-for-2013-market-boost-14090.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-set-for-2013-market-boost-14090.htmlTue, 11 Dec 2012 14:37:48 GMTSuzuki reveal improved off-roader<p>Suzuki has upgraded its famous off-roader, the Grand Vitara, with the 2013 version sporting new styling on the exterior and interior, plus detail changes to improve the driving experience.De ...</p><p><a href="suzuki-reveal-improved-off-roader-14091.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/suzuki-reveal-improved-off-roader-14091.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/suzuki-reveal-improved-off-roader-14091.htmlTue, 11 Dec 2012 14:37:48 GMTWintry showers forecast for UK<p>Later this week the UK may be seeing snow and freezing rain, weather forecasters predict.Areas of the UK will likely not see temperatures above freezing on Wednesday and Thursday, when there ...</p><p><a href="wintry-showers-forecast-for-uk-14092.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wintry-showers-forecast-for-uk-14092.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wintry-showers-forecast-for-uk-14092.htmlTue, 11 Dec 2012 14:37:48 GMTOliver teams up with Ford Capri<p>Television chef Jamie Oliver is taking British food to the continent with the help of the last Ford Capri ever made.The celebrity chef is starring in Food Fight Club, which features the Broo ...</p><p><a href="oliver-teams-up-with-ford-capri-14083.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/oliver-teams-up-with-ford-capri-14083.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/oliver-teams-up-with-ford-capri-14083.htmlMon, 10 Dec 2012 14:05:16 GMTDrivers warned on Christmas drinks<p>The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has issued advice to drivers in the UK about the dangers of drinking and driving in the run up to Christmas - a time of year when people attend various par ...</p><p><a href="drivers-warned-on-christmas-drinks-14084.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-warned-on-christmas-drinks-14084.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-warned-on-christmas-drinks-14084.htmlMon, 10 Dec 2012 14:05:16 GMTPolice warn over de-icing thefts<p>Drivers de-icing vehicles have been warned not to leave their car unattended after a recent theft.Police issued the warning to motorists after the theft of a Ford Focus, which was left unatt ...</p><p><a href="police-warn-over-de-icing-thefts-14085.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-warn-over-de-icing-thefts-14085.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-warn-over-de-icing-thefts-14085.htmlMon, 10 Dec 2012 14:05:16 GMTTraffic costs the economy billions<p>New research has revealed that traffic congestion in the UK is costing the economy in excess of £4.3 billion per year in wasted time and fuel.The study, which comes from the Centre for Econo ...</p><p><a href="traffic-costs-the-economy-billions-14086.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/traffic-costs-the-economy-billions-14086.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/traffic-costs-the-economy-billions-14086.htmlMon, 10 Dec 2012 14:05:16 GMTUsed car values decrease by 1%<p>Average used car values fell by £60 in November, according to the latest Pulse Report from Brish Car Auctions (BCA).Despite the decrease of 0.9% since October, November 2012 recorded the thi ...</p><p><a href="used-car-values-decrease-by-1--14087.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-values-decrease-by-1--14087.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-values-decrease-by-1--14087.htmlMon, 10 Dec 2012 14:05:16 GMTShell launch fuel efficiency drive<p>More than three quarters of all motorists are failing to select the best deal to reduce their fuel consumption, according to new research from Shell.The petroleum giant claimed that 76% of d ...</p><p><a href="shell-launch-fuel-efficiency-drive-14078.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/shell-launch-fuel-efficiency-drive-14078.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/shell-launch-fuel-efficiency-drive-14078.htmlFri, 07 Dec 2012 14:47:27 GMTBig jump in new car sales: SMMT<p>Vehicle registrations by private buyers grew by more than a fifth last month, contributing to a significant rise in the number of new car sales.The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders ...</p><p><a href="big-jump-in-new-car-sales--smmt-14079.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/big-jump-in-new-car-sales--smmt-14079.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/big-jump-in-new-car-sales--smmt-14079.htmlFri, 07 Dec 2012 14:47:27 GMTRolls-Royce corruption probe<p>Engines manufacturer Rolls-Royce is in talks with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over allegations of bribery and corruption in Indonesia and China.After being approached by the SFO, the comp ...</p><p><a href="rolls-royce-corruption-probe-14080.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rolls-royce-corruption-probe-14080.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rolls-royce-corruption-probe-14080.htmlFri, 07 Dec 2012 14:47:27 GMTUK set for snow and sleet next week<p>The UK is bracing itself for more snow next week as the cold weather shows no sign of easing up.The week will see continuing overnight frosts and an increasing number of wintry showers shift ...</p><p><a href="uk-set-for-snow-and-sleet-next-week-14081.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-set-for-snow-and-sleet-next-week-14081.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-set-for-snow-and-sleet-next-week-14081.htmlFri, 07 Dec 2012 14:47:27 GMTAlien found on Devon road sign<p>A road sign in Devon has been defaced for the second time in relatively quick succession, this time with a painting of an alien.The give way sign, near the village of Chawleigh, was previous ...</p><p><a href="alien-found-on-devon-road-sign-14082.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/alien-found-on-devon-road-sign-14082.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/alien-found-on-devon-road-sign-14082.htmlFri, 07 Dec 2012 14:47:27 GMTChancellor scraps fuel duty hike<p>Budget-conscious motorists were given a reprieve on Wednesday when Chancellor George Osborne threw out the planned 3p-a-litre fuel duty, originally scheduled for January 2013.A <a h ...</p><p><a href="chancellor-scraps-fuel-duty-hike-14073.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/chancellor-scraps-fuel-duty-hike-14073.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/chancellor-scraps-fuel-duty-hike-14073.htmlThu, 06 Dec 2012 15:05:36 GMTFord fire issues reported in Europe<p>Ford has has been forced to extend its fire investigation to Europe following further problems with some of its models.Seven cases concerning the automaker's highly praised 1.6-litre EcoBoos ...</p><p><a href="ford-fire-issues-reported-in-europe-14074.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-fire-issues-reported-in-europe-14074.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-fire-issues-reported-in-europe-14074.htmlThu, 06 Dec 2012 15:05:36 GMTTow-driver reaches 100mph on M1<p>A van driver has been banned from driving for a year and forced to take an extended driving test after reaching speeds of 100mph on the M1 while towing a Honda car.Ali Vakili, 48, of Airedal ...</p><p><a href="tow-driver-reaches-100mph-on-m1-14075.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tow-driver-reaches-100mph-on-m1-14075.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tow-driver-reaches-100mph-on-m1-14075.htmlThu, 06 Dec 2012 15:05:36 GMTDesignated drivers to be rewarded<p>A new campaign is to give responsible drivers a buy one, get one free offer on soft drinks this Christmas.Every year, people across the country celebrate the festive period by embarking on m ...</p><p><a href="designated-drivers-to-be-rewarded-14076.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/designated-drivers-to-be-rewarded-14076.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/designated-drivers-to-be-rewarded-14076.htmlThu, 06 Dec 2012 15:05:36 GMTOsborne pledges £1bn for roads<p>George Osborne promised an additional £1 billion-worth of funding for road improvements in his autumn statement this week.The Chancellor also pledged £270 million for national and local init ...</p><p><a href="osborne-pledges--1bn-for-roads-14077.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/osborne-pledges--1bn-for-roads-14077.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/osborne-pledges--1bn-for-roads-14077.htmlThu, 06 Dec 2012 15:05:36 GMTHousehold spending at new high<p>Weekly spending increased to a new high across the UK in 2011, with transport costs absorbing large parts of household budgets.An average of around £483.60 was spent on regular outgoings eac ...</p><p><a href="household-spending-at-new-high-14070.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/household-spending-at-new-high-14070.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/household-spending-at-new-high-14070.htmlWed, 05 Dec 2012 15:34:10 GMT'Consider lowering drinking limit'<p>Campaigners are calling for lowering the drink-drive limit to be looked at in England and Wales following consultation on the issue in Scotland.A consultation paper produced by the Scottish ...</p><p><a href="-consider-lowering-drinking-limit--14071.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-consider-lowering-drinking-limit--14071.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-consider-lowering-drinking-limit--14071.htmlWed, 05 Dec 2012 15:34:10 GMTDrivers 'sleeping in cars to save'<p>Rising fuel costs are driving some motorists to sleep in their cars to save on petrol, a survey has found.One in 16 had spent the night in their car with 3% parking up near work and sleeping ...</p><p><a href="drivers--sleeping-in-cars-to-save--14072.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers--sleeping-in-cars-to-save--14072.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers--sleeping-in-cars-to-save--14072.htmlWed, 05 Dec 2012 15:34:10 GMTFirst award for new MINI Clubvan<p>MINI's all-new Clubvan has picked up the Editor's Choice award at the 2013 What Van? Awards - offering commercial customers both style and substance on the road.Commended for delivering styl ...</p><p><a href="first-award-for-new-mini-clubvan-14068.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/first-award-for-new-mini-clubvan-14068.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/first-award-for-new-mini-clubvan-14068.htmlWed, 05 Dec 2012 14:44:39 GMTCan 13 plate be lucky for industry?<p>It is said to be unlucky for some and now the car industry is waiting with bated breath to see if confirmation that next year's registrations will carry a 13 on the number plate will bode well for ...</p><p><a href="can-13-plate-be-lucky-for-industry--14069.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/can-13-plate-be-lucky-for-industry--14069.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/can-13-plate-be-lucky-for-industry--14069.htmlWed, 05 Dec 2012 14:44:39 GMTMove to low carbon economy 'slow'<p>The move to low-to-no emission cars and the general pace to reduce global greenhouse gases are both "recklessly slow", climate experts have cautioned.Using current levels, climate experts pr ...</p><p><a href="move-to-low-carbon-economy--slow--14066.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/move-to-low-carbon-economy--slow--14066.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/move-to-low-carbon-economy--slow--14066.htmlTue, 04 Dec 2012 15:16:57 GMTTransport devices 'reduce stress'<p>Intelligent transport systems on devices such as smartphones and navigators can reduce stress and make drivers less likely to speed, research has shown. A four-year study completed by TeleFO ...</p><p><a href="transport-devices--reduce-stress--14067.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/transport-devices--reduce-stress--14067.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/transport-devices--reduce-stress--14067.htmlTue, 04 Dec 2012 15:16:57 GMTDrink-driving classes 'will work'<p>Campaigners have called on the Government to do more to improve people's attitudes towards drink-driving. The award-winning campaign Don't Be That Someone says teenagers who are too young to ...</p><p><a href="drink-driving-classes--will-work--14063.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-driving-classes--will-work--14063.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-driving-classes--will-work--14063.htmlTue, 04 Dec 2012 14:37:38 GMTDriver eyesight tests 'crucial'<p>Drivers have been reminded about the importance of having their eyes tested on a regular basis.Simon Elstow, head of training at driver training company IAM Drive &amp; Survive, said drivers ...</p><p><a href="driver-eyesight-tests--crucial--14064.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driver-eyesight-tests--crucial--14064.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driver-eyesight-tests--crucial--14064.htmlTue, 04 Dec 2012 14:37:38 GMTKia reveals details of c'eed models<p>Kia has given car buyers a taste of what to expect by releasing the first power and performance details for its cee'd and pro_c'eed GT models.Fans of their older cousin, the Hyundai Veloster ...</p><p><a href="kia-reveals-details-of-c-eed-models-14065.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-reveals-details-of-c-eed-models-14065.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-reveals-details-of-c-eed-models-14065.htmlTue, 04 Dec 2012 14:37:38 GMTMore women taking to UK's roads<p>The amount of women behind the wheel on Britain's roads has soared over the last two decades, new figures have revealed.While the number of women holding driving licences rose 14% between 19 ...</p><p><a href="more-women-taking-to-uk-s-roads-14061.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/more-women-taking-to-uk-s-roads-14061.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/more-women-taking-to-uk-s-roads-14061.htmlMon, 03 Dec 2012 15:12:00 GMTFootballer in electric car first<p>Professional footballers are often known for driving around in high-performance, gas-guzzling cars.But one Premier League star is set to break the mould by becoming the first person in the U ...</p><p><a href="footballer-in-electric-car-first-14062.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/footballer-in-electric-car-first-14062.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/footballer-in-electric-car-first-14062.htmlMon, 03 Dec 2012 15:12:00 GMTDacia unveils Sandero Stepway SUV<p>Dacia has unveiled the Sandero Stepway which will go head-to-head with Vauxhall's Mokka and Ford's EcoSport next year. Order books open for the B-segment SUV in January with the first delive ...</p><p><a href="dacia-unveils-sandero-stepway-suv-14058.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dacia-unveils-sandero-stepway-suv-14058.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/dacia-unveils-sandero-stepway-suv-14058.htmlMon, 03 Dec 2012 14:39:50 GMTRenault's hopes for 'silent model'<p>The sound of silence is set to herald the launch of Renault's new electric car in the UK next year.British sales of Renault's other electric vehicles - the Kangoo van, Fluence saloon and Twi ...</p><p><a href="renault-s-hopes-for--silent-model--14059.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-s-hopes-for--silent-model--14059.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-s-hopes-for--silent-model--14059.htmlMon, 03 Dec 2012 14:39:50 GMTDrivers face more snow in north<p>Motorists have been warned to take extra care on the roads today after northern regions of the UK were hit by more snow and ice overnight.Glasgow and Edinburgh saw up to 5cm of snow overnigh ...</p><p><a href="drivers-face-more-snow-in-north-14060.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-face-more-snow-in-north-14060.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-face-more-snow-in-north-14060.htmlMon, 03 Dec 2012 14:39:50 GMTFootage reveals drink-drive carnage<p>Footage of a drunk driver crashing his car into a pub has been released by police as part of a campaign against driving under the influence.CCTV footage shows a Volvo, driven by 45-year-old ...</p><p><a href="footage-reveals-drink-drive-carnage-14053.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/footage-reveals-drink-drive-carnage-14053.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/footage-reveals-drink-drive-carnage-14053.htmlFri, 30 Nov 2012 13:20:30 GMTApproval of self-drive cars grows<p>The public's acceptance of self-driving cars is growing as automated technology develops, new research shows.Nearly 50% of drivers said they would feel safe in a self-driving car, and close ...</p><p><a href="approval-of-self-drive-cars-grows-14054.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/approval-of-self-drive-cars-grows-14054.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/approval-of-self-drive-cars-grows-14054.htmlFri, 30 Nov 2012 13:20:30 GMTTips for driving in icy conditions<p>Britain's top advanced driver has issued some tips to help motorists drive safely and avoid a <a href="http://www.greenflag.com/breakdown-cover/">breakdown </a> in icy conditions. < ...</p><p><a href="tips-for-driving-in-icy-conditions-14055.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tips-for-driving-in-icy-conditions-14055.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tips-for-driving-in-icy-conditions-14055.htmlFri, 30 Nov 2012 13:20:30 GMTOriginal Batmobile auctioned in US<p>The original Batmobile from the 1960s Batman TV series will be auctioned off at the start of next year.Bat fanatics are set to congregate at the Barrett-Jackson auction house in Scottsdale, ...</p><p><a href="original-batmobile-auctioned-in-us-14056.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/original-batmobile-auctioned-in-us-14056.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/original-batmobile-auctioned-in-us-14056.htmlFri, 30 Nov 2012 13:20:30 GMTCold snap to follow wind and rain<p>Driving conditions could become more hazardous in many parts of the country with snow and low temperatures forecast.Following a period of wet and windy autumn weather, Britain can now expect ...</p><p><a href="cold-snap-to-follow-wind-and-rain-14057.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cold-snap-to-follow-wind-and-rain-14057.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cold-snap-to-follow-wind-and-rain-14057.htmlFri, 30 Nov 2012 13:20:30 GMTSMART unveil winged ForTwo spin-off<p>SMART has joined forces with American fashion designer Jeremy Scott to create a limited, winged edition of the electric ForTwo city car.The spin-off 'ForJeremy' made its world debut at the r ...</p><p><a href="smart-unveil-winged-fortwo-spin-off-14051.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/smart-unveil-winged-fortwo-spin-off-14051.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/smart-unveil-winged-fortwo-spin-off-14051.htmlThu, 29 Nov 2012 15:14:00 GMTOnline tool calculates fuel costs<p>A new online calculator will allow consumers to compare the fuel cost of different Audi models against one another.The free price comparison tool, available at audi.co.uk, is ideal for cash- ...</p><p><a href="online-tool-calculates-fuel-costs-14052.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/online-tool-calculates-fuel-costs-14052.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/online-tool-calculates-fuel-costs-14052.htmlThu, 29 Nov 2012 15:14:00 GMTParking spaces fetch over £50,000<p>Car parking spaces in a seaside holiday resort in Cornwall have been sold at auction for over £50,000 each.Five parking spaces measuring just 20ft by 8ft each were put up for sale in the por ...</p><p><a href="parking-spaces-fetch-over--50-000-14048.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parking-spaces-fetch-over--50-000-14048.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parking-spaces-fetch-over--50-000-14048.htmlThu, 29 Nov 2012 12:54:32 GMTCampaign targets young drivers<p>Young motorists and 'morning after drivers' are being targeted by this Christmas's anti-drink and drug driving campaign.Younger drivers are being targeted by the Association of Chief Police ...</p><p><a href="campaign-targets-young-drivers-14049.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/campaign-targets-young-drivers-14049.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/campaign-targets-young-drivers-14049.htmlThu, 29 Nov 2012 12:54:32 GMTNew RAV4 boosts efficiency<p>The latest version of the Toyota RAV4 has more space and functionality and is more environmentally friendly, according to the firm.Use of fuel has been made more efficient and emissions are ...</p><p><a href="new-rav4-boosts-efficiency-14050.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-rav4-boosts-efficiency-14050.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-rav4-boosts-efficiency-14050.htmlThu, 29 Nov 2012 12:54:32 GMTTransport in south 'better funded'<p>There is a huge disparity between infrastructure funding in the capital and the rest of the UK, research has shown. Up to 84% of future transport funds have been allocated to London and the ...</p><p><a href="transport-in-south--better-funded--14046.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/transport-in-south--better-funded--14046.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/transport-in-south--better-funded--14046.htmlWed, 28 Nov 2012 14:34:49 GMTSpeed limit exemptions considered<p>People who transport human organs, those who drive coastguard vehicles and even members of bomb disposal units may soon be allowed to break the speed limit in an emergency, under new Government pro ...</p><p><a href="speed-limit-exemptions-considered-14047.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/speed-limit-exemptions-considered-14047.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/speed-limit-exemptions-considered-14047.htmlWed, 28 Nov 2012 14:34:49 GMTChevy reveal Siri-compatible models<p>Motorists in America will be able to control certain Chevrolet models using Apple's Siri voice control programme from early next year.The Chevrolet Spark and Aveo - known as the Sonic in the ...</p><p><a href="chevy-reveal-siri-compatible-models-14043.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/chevy-reveal-siri-compatible-models-14043.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/chevy-reveal-siri-compatible-models-14043.htmlWed, 28 Nov 2012 10:55:53 GMTSupermarkets launch fuel price war<p>Hard-up motorists have been given some welcome respite in the lead-up to Christmas with the news that two supermarket giants have launched a war on fuel prices.Tesco was the first to move wh ...</p><p><a href="supermarkets-launch-fuel-price-war-14044.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/supermarkets-launch-fuel-price-war-14044.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/supermarkets-launch-fuel-price-war-14044.htmlWed, 28 Nov 2012 10:55:53 GMTKia gives drivers look at new hatch<p>A glimpse of the first performance version of Kia's new pro_cee'd hatchback has been unveiled by the company.Set to be launched next summer, the pro_cee'd GT will feature a turbocharged 1.6- ...</p><p><a href="kia-gives-drivers-look-at-new-hatch-14045.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-gives-drivers-look-at-new-hatch-14045.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-gives-drivers-look-at-new-hatch-14045.htmlWed, 28 Nov 2012 10:55:53 GMTTrust 'returning' to UK garages<p>The overwhelming majority of drivers now trust a garage to not rip them off when it comes to vehicle repair work, according to a new study.Motor Codes - the self-regulatory body for the moto ...</p><p><a href="trust--returning--to-uk-garages-14041.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/trust--returning--to-uk-garages-14041.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/trust--returning--to-uk-garages-14041.htmlTue, 27 Nov 2012 13:58:15 GMTCitroen offers fans Facebook video<p>Citroen UK has posted a special video montage to say thank you to its 100,000 Facebook fans.In celebration of reaching the milestone figure the car brand created the footage of highlights fr ...</p><p><a href="citroen-offers-fans-facebook-video-14042.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/citroen-offers-fans-facebook-video-14042.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/citroen-offers-fans-facebook-video-14042.htmlTue, 27 Nov 2012 13:58:15 GMTUK's motoring heritage honoured<p>Britain's 'Golden Age' of motoring is to be recognised by the Government, with a series of "carscapes" being protected.A number of motor industry-related sites of significance have now been ...</p><p><a href="uk-s-motoring-heritage-honoured-14038.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-s-motoring-heritage-honoured-14038.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-s-motoring-heritage-honoured-14038.htmlTue, 27 Nov 2012 11:18:18 GMTTransport projects stuck in limbo<p>Urgent action is needed to kickstart a number of major transport infrastructure projects which are essential to business growth, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said.The business netw ...</p><p><a href="transport-projects-stuck-in-limbo-14039.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/transport-projects-stuck-in-limbo-14039.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/transport-projects-stuck-in-limbo-14039.htmlTue, 27 Nov 2012 11:18:18 GMTStriker Tevez banned from driving<p>A court has temporarily banned Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez from driving, less than two weeks after police removed his luxury car from the road.After scoring two goals in Manchester' ...</p><p><a href="striker-tevez-banned-from-driving-14040.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/striker-tevez-banned-from-driving-14040.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/striker-tevez-banned-from-driving-14040.htmlTue, 27 Nov 2012 11:18:18 GMTOver 800 homes flooded in storms<p>Over 800 homes were flooded, the Environment Agency revealed, as storms swept across parts of the UK leaving extensive damage in their wake.The death toll as a result of the stormy weather r ...</p><p><a href="over-800-homes-flooded-in-storms-14036.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/over-800-homes-flooded-in-storms-14036.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/over-800-homes-flooded-in-storms-14036.htmlMon, 26 Nov 2012 13:32:03 GMTMany drivers cannot see at night<p>Around 12% of motorists have difficulty seeing the road ahead during darkness, a poll has shown. Of 1,000 drivers polled, around one in eight said they cannot see properly after sunset. ...</p><p><a href="many-drivers-cannot-see-at-night-14037.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/many-drivers-cannot-see-at-night-14037.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/many-drivers-cannot-see-at-night-14037.htmlMon, 26 Nov 2012 13:32:03 GMTCashless car parking extended in NI<p>Parking your car without the need for coins will become a more usual occurrence across Northern Ireland.A near two-year pilot which allowed drivers in Belfast to use their credit or debit ca ...</p><p><a href="cashless-car-parking-extended-in-ni-14033.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cashless-car-parking-extended-in-ni-14033.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cashless-car-parking-extended-in-ni-14033.htmlMon, 26 Nov 2012 10:34:43 GMTMileage correction firm boss jailed<p>An Office for Fair Trading (OFT) clampdown has secured the first ever conviction against an owner of a mileage correction firm.The owner of a Swindon-based company which allowed motorists to ...</p><p><a href="mileage-correction-firm-boss-jailed-14034.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mileage-correction-firm-boss-jailed-14034.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mileage-correction-firm-boss-jailed-14034.htmlMon, 26 Nov 2012 10:34:43 GMTMX-5 details revealed to drivers<p>Full details of the new Mazda 2013 MX-5 have been released, which show that next year's model will benefit from more kit across the range, while still maintaining the optimum levels of performance ...</p><p><a href="mx-5-details-revealed-to-drivers-14035.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mx-5-details-revealed-to-drivers-14035.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mx-5-details-revealed-to-drivers-14035.htmlMon, 26 Nov 2012 10:34:43 GMTPlan to close drink-drive loophole<p>The Government is planning to revamp the processes used by police when dealing with drink-drivers. Ministers want to close a legal loophole giving offenders a statutory right to a blood or u ...</p><p><a href="plan-to-close-drink-drive-loophole-14028.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/plan-to-close-drink-drive-loophole-14028.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/plan-to-close-drink-drive-loophole-14028.htmlFri, 23 Nov 2012 12:32:32 GMTFord bids to ramp up EcoBoost power<p>Electric supercharger technology is among the options being tested in a bid to ramp up the power of Ford's 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine.The petrol unit has a maximum output of 124bhp, which For ...</p><p><a href="ford-bids-to-ramp-up-ecoboost-power-14029.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-bids-to-ramp-up-ecoboost-power-14029.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-bids-to-ramp-up-ecoboost-power-14029.htmlFri, 23 Nov 2012 12:32:32 GMTPeugeot revamps RCZ sports coupe<p>French car maker Peugeot has revealed details of its revamped 2013 RCZ sports coupe range. Available to order from early January, the updated model features new front end styling and increas ...</p><p><a href="peugeot-revamps-rcz-sports-coupe-14030.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-revamps-rcz-sports-coupe-14030.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-revamps-rcz-sports-coupe-14030.htmlFri, 23 Nov 2012 12:32:32 GMTHeavy rainfall set to continue<p>Torrential rain across the UK, which is forecast to last until the end of this week, has affected Wales and South West England the most, where flooded roads have left hundreds of drivers marooned. ...</p><p><a href="heavy-rainfall-set-to-continue-14031.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/heavy-rainfall-set-to-continue-14031.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/heavy-rainfall-set-to-continue-14031.htmlFri, 23 Nov 2012 12:32:32 GMTSubaru XV drives off with SUV award<p>The Subaru XV has driven away with the SUV of the Year award, beating off strong competition from its rivals for the 4x4 Magazine accolade.The Japanese model was praised for its "involving" ...</p><p><a href="subaru-xv-drives-off-with-suv-award-14032.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/subaru-xv-drives-off-with-suv-award-14032.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/subaru-xv-drives-off-with-suv-award-14032.htmlFri, 23 Nov 2012 12:32:32 GMT'Cheapest car on finance' launched<p>Dacia is marketing its new vehicle as the cheapest car available on finance in the UK with prices starting at just £69 a month.The Sandero - a budget supermini - can be ordered online or thr ...</p><p><a href="-cheapest-car-on-finance--launched-14023.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-cheapest-car-on-finance--launched-14023.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-cheapest-car-on-finance--launched-14023.htmlThu, 22 Nov 2012 13:59:54 GMTPublic backs electric car safety<p>The scaremongering around electric cars has not dented the public's faith in their safety credentials, according to a new poll.More than four fifths (84%) of British motorists think that ele ...</p><p><a href="public-backs-electric-car-safety-14024.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/public-backs-electric-car-safety-14024.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/public-backs-electric-car-safety-14024.htmlThu, 22 Nov 2012 13:59:54 GMTTorrential rain hits British roads<p>A second day of flooding is expected to hit more homes and roads in the UK, with the South West and Wales expected to bear the brunt of the torrential weather.Britain was hit by extreme down ...</p><p><a href="torrential-rain-hits-british-roads-14025.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/torrential-rain-hits-british-roads-14025.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/torrential-rain-hits-british-roads-14025.htmlThu, 22 Nov 2012 13:59:54 GMTRoad markings need urgent action<p>Road markings across Britain are in serious need of repair, especially in Scotland, according to experts.Immediate replacement is required for nearly 40% of the markings on Scottish motorway ...</p><p><a href="road-markings-need-urgent-action-14026.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-markings-need-urgent-action-14026.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-markings-need-urgent-action-14026.htmlThu, 22 Nov 2012 13:59:54 GMTPothole crisis after funding cuts<p>A government watchdog has warned of a pending "catastrophe" if the pothole problems on Britain's roads are not fixed.The crisis is so bad, bosses at the Local Government Association (LGA) ar ...</p><p><a href="pothole-crisis-after-funding-cuts-14027.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pothole-crisis-after-funding-cuts-14027.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pothole-crisis-after-funding-cuts-14027.htmlThu, 22 Nov 2012 13:59:54 GMTYoung drivers confident in ability<p>Almost a third of young drivers believe they are more careful and competent behind the wheel than their parents and grandparents, according to research conducted by RED Driving School.Of the ...</p><p><a href="young-drivers-confident-in-ability-14018.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers-confident-in-ability-14018.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers-confident-in-ability-14018.htmlWed, 21 Nov 2012 14:41:44 GMTEuro MEPs back new motorbike rules<p>New rules governing the safety of motorbikes have received the overwhelming support of European members of parliament.The MEPs voted 643-16 in favour of the new measures, which include compu ...</p><p><a href="euro-meps-back-new-motorbike-rules-14019.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/euro-meps-back-new-motorbike-rules-14019.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/euro-meps-back-new-motorbike-rules-14019.htmlWed, 21 Nov 2012 14:41:44 GMTMotorists wary of driverless cars<p>The UK's motorists remain wedded to their steering wheels, with nearly two thirds (65%) expressing doubts about the benefits of driverless vehicles, according to a new survey.Around half of ...</p><p><a href="motorists-wary-of-driverless-cars-14020.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-wary-of-driverless-cars-14020.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-wary-of-driverless-cars-14020.htmlWed, 21 Nov 2012 14:41:44 GMTRoads warning after heavy rain<p>Motorists have had to be extra careful driving on roads in parts of England and Wales after torrential downpours brought severe flooding to routes in the South West and Midlands.Slow-moving ...</p><p><a href="roads-warning-after-heavy-rain-14021.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/roads-warning-after-heavy-rain-14021.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/roads-warning-after-heavy-rain-14021.htmlWed, 21 Nov 2012 14:41:44 GMTTransporter spills load across M1<p>An accident on one of Britain's busiest motorways on Tuesday caused major delays for drivers after the road had to be shut for several hours.A lorry driver, who escaped unhurt after the tran ...</p><p><a href="transporter-spills-load-across-m1-14022.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/transporter-spills-load-across-m1-14022.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/transporter-spills-load-across-m1-14022.htmlWed, 21 Nov 2012 14:41:44 GMTCitroen's DS3 model hits landmark<p>Citroen has reported the marking of a milestone with the 200,000th DS3 coming off the manufacturing line at its car-making site in Poissy, France.The French car manufacturer is celebrating t ...</p><p><a href="citroen-s-ds3-model-hits-landmark-14015.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/citroen-s-ds3-model-hits-landmark-14015.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/citroen-s-ds3-model-hits-landmark-14015.htmlTue, 20 Nov 2012 12:29:35 GMTLuxury used car sales 'stalling'<p>Sales of luxury used cars have been hit by the economic downturn, according to new figures.There has been a fall of up to 10% in the average price of second-hand prestige cars such as Aston ...</p><p><a href="luxury-used-car-sales--stalling--14016.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/luxury-used-car-sales--stalling--14016.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/luxury-used-car-sales--stalling--14016.htmlTue, 20 Nov 2012 12:29:35 GMTJeep Wrangler gains award boost<p>The Jeep Wrangler has cemented its reputation and demonstrated its continuing success as a serious off-roader with another major award - the 4x4 of the Year, Hardcore class.Long-established ...</p><p><a href="jeep-wrangler-gains-award-boost-14017.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jeep-wrangler-gains-award-boost-14017.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jeep-wrangler-gains-award-boost-14017.htmlTue, 20 Nov 2012 12:29:35 GMTNew Auris boosts driver experience<p>The new British-built Auris, due for release next year, will offer customers traditional Toyota quality and reliability while boosting emotion and driver appeal, says the company. Although i ...</p><p><a href="new-auris-boosts-driver-experience-14013.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-auris-boosts-driver-experience-14013.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-auris-boosts-driver-experience-14013.htmlTue, 20 Nov 2012 10:55:26 GMTBMW to fit cars with digital radios<p>Car giant BMW has announced it will fit all new cars it makes from January next year with a DAB digital radio.The German company revealed it will install the radio into vehicles across its r ...</p><p><a href="bmw-to-fit-cars-with-digital-radios-14014.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-to-fit-cars-with-digital-radios-14014.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-to-fit-cars-with-digital-radios-14014.htmlTue, 20 Nov 2012 10:55:26 GMT20mph road safety campaign launched<p>Drivers are being urged to slow to 20mph around homes, schools and shops as part of a national campaign to make the roads safer for walkers and cyclists. As part of Road Safety Week, GO 20 h ...</p><p><a href="20mph-road-safety-campaign-launched-14010.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/20mph-road-safety-campaign-launched-14010.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/20mph-road-safety-campaign-launched-14010.htmlMon, 19 Nov 2012 13:49:47 GMTTevez has luxury car seized, again<p>He may have had his luxury Porsche impounded by the police, but at least Manchester City's Carlos Tevez is able to joke about it. During his team's 5-0 Premier League win at home to Aston Vi ...</p><p><a href="tevez-has-luxury-car-seized--again-14011.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tevez-has-luxury-car-seized--again-14011.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tevez-has-luxury-car-seized--again-14011.htmlMon, 19 Nov 2012 13:49:47 GMTYoung drivers' passenger ban mooted<p>Young drivers could be banned from carrying passengers who are not members of their family under new Government plans to cut road deaths, it is reported. Another proposal on the table is to ...</p><p><a href="young-drivers--passenger-ban-mooted-14012.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers--passenger-ban-mooted-14012.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young-drivers--passenger-ban-mooted-14012.htmlMon, 19 Nov 2012 13:49:47 GMTPublic back limits on young drivers<p>In conjunction with Road Safety Week, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has released a new study showing public support for plans to help prevent youngsters being killed or injured in accid ...</p><p><a href="public-back-limits-on-young-drivers-14008.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/public-back-limits-on-young-drivers-14008.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/public-back-limits-on-young-drivers-14008.htmlMon, 19 Nov 2012 11:29:35 GMTJaguar Land Rover's £1bn China deal<p>Jaguar Land Rover has signed a £1 billion deal to manufacture vehicles in China for the first time. The British car maker announced it is linking up with Chery Automobile Company in the "mi ...</p><p><a href="jaguar-land-rover-s--1bn-china-deal-14009.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-land-rover-s--1bn-china-deal-14009.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-land-rover-s--1bn-china-deal-14009.htmlMon, 19 Nov 2012 11:29:35 GMTDriver caught watching TV at wheel<p>A taxi driver has been caught watching a football match at the wheel as well as overcharging for a journey by undercover council officers.The man, who has not been named, picked the official ...</p><p><a href="driver-caught-watching-tv-at-wheel-14006.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driver-caught-watching-tv-at-wheel-14006.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/driver-caught-watching-tv-at-wheel-14006.htmlFri, 16 Nov 2012 15:04:57 GMTPudsey to replace Peugeot lion<p>Peugeot has teamed up with BBC Children in Need for a fundraising effort that will see mascot Pudsey replace the car manufacturer's iconic logo. The French car maker has agreed to let the fa ...</p><p><a href="pudsey-to-replace-peugeot-lion-14007.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pudsey-to-replace-peugeot-lion-14007.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/pudsey-to-replace-peugeot-lion-14007.htmlFri, 16 Nov 2012 15:04:57 GMT'Road habits change' in recession<p>Nearly two thirds of drivers have changed their road habits because of the recession and rising fuel costs, with 30% of motorists only using their car for vital journeys, a survey revealed.A ...</p><p><a href="-road-habits-change--in-recession-14003.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-road-habits-change--in-recession-14003.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-road-habits-change--in-recession-14003.htmlFri, 16 Nov 2012 11:44:30 GMT28 women set world record in a Mini<p>Women's bodies burst out from the windows and faces were mashed up against the windscreen, but it was the only way to beat a world record in a Mini. While 400,000 people around the globe wor ...</p><p><a href="28-women-set-world-record-in-a-mini-14004.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/28-women-set-world-record-in-a-mini-14004.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/28-women-set-world-record-in-a-mini-14004.htmlFri, 16 Nov 2012 11:44:30 GMTCar production up on 2011<p>UK car production grew in October, according to official data released this week.The UK manufactured 137,028 cars in October, representing a 6.5% increase over the figure for the same month ...</p><p><a href="car-production-up-on-2011-14005.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-production-up-on-2011-14005.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-production-up-on-2011-14005.htmlFri, 16 Nov 2012 11:44:30 GMTRally icon's Alpine up for auction<p>Motoring enthusiasts have renewed their interest in the original Alpine sports care after Renault announced a joint venture with Caterham to revive the famous brand.An original French-made A ...</p><p><a href="rally-icon-s-alpine-up-for-auction-13998.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rally-icon-s-alpine-up-for-auction-13998.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rally-icon-s-alpine-up-for-auction-13998.htmlThu, 15 Nov 2012 11:54:16 GMTA third of drivers can't see well<p>A third of UK motorists do not meet the legal vision standard to drive, creating a potential risk to themselves and everyone on the road.The statistic was revealed in the run-up to National ...</p><p><a href="a-third-of-drivers-can-t-see-well-13999.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/a-third-of-drivers-can-t-see-well-13999.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/a-third-of-drivers-can-t-see-well-13999.htmlThu, 15 Nov 2012 11:54:16 GMTNeglected Ferrari sells for £60k<p>A neglected vintage Ferrari shocked auctioneers when it fetched more than double the guide price at an auction in North Yorkshire.Bonhams were left stunned when a washed up but rare 1965 Fer ...</p><p><a href="neglected-ferrari-sells-for--60k-14000.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/neglected-ferrari-sells-for--60k-14000.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/neglected-ferrari-sells-for--60k-14000.htmlThu, 15 Nov 2012 11:54:16 GMTEuropeans committed to owning cars<p>The majority of Europeans remain committed to driving but harbour growing concerns about heavy traffic, the cost of motoring and the environment, a new poll has revealed.While most people sa ...</p><p><a href="europeans-committed-to-owning-cars-14001.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/europeans-committed-to-owning-cars-14001.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/europeans-committed-to-owning-cars-14001.htmlThu, 15 Nov 2012 11:54:16 GMTNew look for Suzuki's Jimny SUV<p>Suzuki is giving its popular Jimny compact SUV 4x4 model a New Year makeover.The manufacturer has made some design changes - inside and out - to refresh the Jimny for 2013 and bring its look ...</p><p><a href="new-look-for-suzuki-s-jimny-suv-14002.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-look-for-suzuki-s-jimny-suv-14002.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-look-for-suzuki-s-jimny-suv-14002.htmlThu, 15 Nov 2012 11:54:16 GMTBentley sale funds life-saving op<p>A high-performance Bentley is to be auctioned off to help fund pioneering life-saving brain surgery for a young man from Middlesex.Proceeds from the sale of the 1990 Bentley Turbo R will hel ...</p><p><a href="bentley-sale-funds-life-saving-op-13996.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bentley-sale-funds-life-saving-op-13996.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bentley-sale-funds-life-saving-op-13996.htmlWed, 14 Nov 2012 13:48:58 GMTAverage commute 'five weeks a year'<p>The average worker spends the equivalent of five weeks a year commuting between home and work, a study has found.The rise in part-time jobs has led to women's journey times increasing while ...</p><p><a href="average-commute--five-weeks-a-year--13997.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/average-commute--five-weeks-a-year--13997.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/average-commute--five-weeks-a-year--13997.htmlWed, 14 Nov 2012 13:48:58 GMTWoman forced to hold 'idiot' sign<p>A woman who drove onto the pavement to avoid a school bus has been forced by a judge to stand at a road junction holding a sign.Shena Hardin, 32, was ordered to hold up the words: "Only an i ...</p><p><a href="woman-forced-to-hold--idiot--sign-13993.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/woman-forced-to-hold--idiot--sign-13993.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/woman-forced-to-hold--idiot--sign-13993.htmlWed, 14 Nov 2012 12:42:21 GMTPost Office wins DVLA car tax deal<p>Drivers will be able to pay their car tax at their local post office for another seven years at least.The Post Office has won a new contract, worth around £450 million, from the Driver and V ...</p><p><a href="post-office-wins-dvla-car-tax-deal-13994.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/post-office-wins-dvla-car-tax-deal-13994.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/post-office-wins-dvla-car-tax-deal-13994.htmlWed, 14 Nov 2012 12:42:21 GMTAdvert 'condoned dangerous driving'<p>A Toyota advert which showed a car smashing through a glass barrier after racing through narrow streets has been banned for being seen to condone dangerous driving.The animated clip, promoti ...</p><p><a href="advert--condoned-dangerous-driving--13995.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/advert--condoned-dangerous-driving--13995.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/advert--condoned-dangerous-driving--13995.htmlWed, 14 Nov 2012 12:42:21 GMTJaguar F-Type makes debut in London<p>The new Jaguar F-Type has made its first appearance in the UK at the Lord Mayor's Show in London where it was driven by an extra special guest.A crowd of around half a million people turned ...</p><p><a href="jaguar-f-type-makes-debut-in-london-13990.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-f-type-makes-debut-in-london-13990.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-f-type-makes-debut-in-london-13990.htmlTue, 13 Nov 2012 14:43:43 GMTHonda adds single motor to hybrids<p>Honda is promising its small cars of the future will feature a single-motor hybrid system offering a 30% boost in efficiency.The single-motor system completes a new range which has two-motor ...</p><p><a href="honda-adds-single-motor-to-hybrids-13991.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-adds-single-motor-to-hybrids-13991.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-adds-single-motor-to-hybrids-13991.htmlTue, 13 Nov 2012 14:43:43 GMTSeat dealer sells distinctive Mii<p>The Dales Seat dealership in Cornwall has produced a special edition of the company's Mii city car that is proving popular with buyers.The 'Miinx', which is based on the 1.0-litre 75PS engin ...</p><p><a href="seat-dealer-sells-distinctive-mii-13992.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seat-dealer-sells-distinctive-mii-13992.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seat-dealer-sells-distinctive-mii-13992.htmlTue, 13 Nov 2012 14:43:43 GMTFuel duty rise may still be axed<p>The Government could still abandon plans to raise fuel duty by 3p in January, despite Labour's call for the policy to be delayed being rejected in Parliament.The Government won a majority of ...</p><p><a href="fuel-duty-rise-may-still-be-axed-13988.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-duty-rise-may-still-be-axed-13988.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-duty-rise-may-still-be-axed-13988.htmlTue, 13 Nov 2012 13:37:39 GMTNew Mazda6 represents good value<p>The brand new Mazda6 is due to go on sale in January in the UK and experts are predicting that it will represent great value for money.The new model, which will be available in saloon and to ...</p><p><a href="new-mazda6-represents-good-value-13989.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-mazda6-represents-good-value-13989.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-mazda6-represents-good-value-13989.htmlTue, 13 Nov 2012 13:37:39 GMTFuel mishaps 'a growing problem'<p>An increasing number of motorists are filling up their vehicles with the wrong kind of fuel, according to new research.The data from Halfords suggested that around 300,000 vehicles a year ar ...</p><p><a href="fuel-mishaps--a-growing-problem--13983.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-mishaps--a-growing-problem--13983.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-mishaps--a-growing-problem--13983.htmlMon, 12 Nov 2012 15:32:42 GMTLuxury and low emissions from Volvo<p>Volvo says its new V40 hatchback models uniquely marry effortless luxury with low-emission technology.The V40, V40 R-Design and the V40 Cross Country all offer sub-100g/km CO2 emissions with ...</p><p><a href="luxury-and-low-emissions-from-volvo-13984.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/luxury-and-low-emissions-from-volvo-13984.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/luxury-and-low-emissions-from-volvo-13984.htmlMon, 12 Nov 2012 15:32:42 GMTAvoid danger on icy roads<p>Here are some expert tips to help you avoid danger on icy roads and keeping your vehicle moving in freezing conditions.First and foremost, make sure you have plenty of de-icer and a scraper, ...</p><p><a href="avoid-danger-on-icy-roads-13985.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/avoid-danger-on-icy-roads-13985.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/avoid-danger-on-icy-roads-13985.htmlMon, 12 Nov 2012 15:32:42 GMTDrivers hate fuel station toilets<p>Drivers at fuel station shops and restaurants have criticised the state of lavatory facilities.Poor toilets were the top grievance for around 75% of drivers and passengers at petrol stations ...</p><p><a href="drivers-hate-fuel-station-toilets-13986.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-hate-fuel-station-toilets-13986.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-hate-fuel-station-toilets-13986.htmlMon, 12 Nov 2012 15:32:42 GMTBid to delay rise in fuel duty<p>Chancellor George Osborne has been pushed to delay an increase in fuel duty of 3p per litre.The tax increase, which is planned to be introduced at the start of 2013, could be pushed forward ...</p><p><a href="bid-to-delay-rise-in-fuel-duty-13987.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bid-to-delay-rise-in-fuel-duty-13987.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bid-to-delay-rise-in-fuel-duty-13987.htmlMon, 12 Nov 2012 15:32:42 GMTState-of-the-art Lexus Advance<p>Lexus is offering impressive value and state-of-the-art equipment in its new Advance model in the CT200h range of cars.The Advance moves into the CT200h line a step above the standard SE mod ...</p><p><a href="state-of-the-art-lexus-advance-13978.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/state-of-the-art-lexus-advance-13978.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/state-of-the-art-lexus-advance-13978.htmlFri, 09 Nov 2012 13:38:54 GMTBMW is UK's most reliable car maker<p>A survey of the 50 largest leasing and contract hire companies has found that BMW manufactures the most reliable company cars in the UK.BMW collected the prize for most reliable car manufact ...</p><p><a href="bmw-is-uk-s-most-reliable-car-maker-13979.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-is-uk-s-most-reliable-car-maker-13979.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-is-uk-s-most-reliable-car-maker-13979.htmlFri, 09 Nov 2012 13:38:54 GMTAverage used car price record high<p>The average price of a used car hit a record high of £6,481 in October in a very competitive market, the recent new BCA Pulse Report said.The values of next-to-new used cars went up 9.4% in ...</p><p><a href="average-used-car-price-record-high-13980.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/average-used-car-price-record-high-13980.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/average-used-car-price-record-high-13980.htmlFri, 09 Nov 2012 13:38:54 GMTTraffic falls to new 10-year low<p>Provisional statistics have revealed that traffic dropped to the lowest level for over a decade in the summer thanks to poor weather and the Olympics.The figures, which have been published b ...</p><p><a href="traffic-falls-to-new-10-year-low-13981.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/traffic-falls-to-new-10-year-low-13981.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/traffic-falls-to-new-10-year-low-13981.htmlFri, 09 Nov 2012 13:38:54 GMTParliament sees whiplash report<p>A study into the controversial topic of whiplash claims has been introduced to Parliament to help improve understanding of the subject.The Whiplash Report 2012, which is based on independent ...</p><p><a href="parliament-sees-whiplash-report-13982.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parliament-sees-whiplash-report-13982.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parliament-sees-whiplash-report-13982.htmlFri, 09 Nov 2012 13:38:54 GMTLand Rover to expand UK plants<p>Land Rover is set to expand its plants in the UK as it attempts to double its production volume to 600,000 cars by 2020.The expansion is part of a £10 billion investment that the company is ...</p><p><a href="land-rover-to-expand-uk-plants-13973.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/land-rover-to-expand-uk-plants-13973.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/land-rover-to-expand-uk-plants-13973.htmlThu, 08 Nov 2012 13:36:34 GMTRoad accidents rise raises concerns<p>November is the most dangerous month to drive on Britain's roads, new research has revealed.With an increase of 1,168 in the number of road accidents reported in November the average monthly ...</p><p><a href="road-accidents-rise-raises-concerns-13974.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-accidents-rise-raises-concerns-13974.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-accidents-rise-raises-concerns-13974.htmlThu, 08 Nov 2012 13:36:34 GMTCar industry expects five-year boom<p>The UK motoring sector could carry on enjoying its rejuvenation for another five years at least, experts say.Despite the EU still struggling with a <a href="http://www.greenflag.com ...</p><p><a href="car-industry-expects-five-year-boom-13975.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-industry-expects-five-year-boom-13975.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-industry-expects-five-year-boom-13975.htmlThu, 08 Nov 2012 13:36:34 GMTWiggins injured in road accident<p>Britain's Olympic champion and Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins has been seriously injured after his bike collided with a car in Lancashire.The incident happened at around 6pm on Wednes ...</p><p><a href="wiggins-injured-in-road-accident-13976.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wiggins-injured-in-road-accident-13976.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wiggins-injured-in-road-accident-13976.htmlThu, 08 Nov 2012 13:36:34 GMTWomen outperform men on the road<p>New research has revealed that women drivers have fewer accidents and get less penalty points on their licences than men.The survey, which was conducted by Carrentals.co.uk, found that 57% o ...</p><p><a href="women-outperform-men-on-the-road-13977.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/women-outperform-men-on-the-road-13977.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/women-outperform-men-on-the-road-13977.htmlThu, 08 Nov 2012 13:36:34 GMTItalian Job gets special screening<p>The UK's favourite classic motoring movie is set to be shown at the country's oldest working cinema in Birmingham this weekend.The Italian Job, which came out on top in a poll of car and fil ...</p><p><a href="italian-job-gets-special-screening-13968.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/italian-job-gets-special-screening-13968.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/italian-job-gets-special-screening-13968.htmlWed, 07 Nov 2012 14:31:15 GMTActor accused of motoring offence<p>Mamma Mia! star Dominic Cooper has appeared in court accused of a motoring offence.The actor attended Enfield Magistrates' Court in north London as he was accused of failing to notify the DV ...</p><p><a href="actor-accused-of-motoring-offence-13969.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/actor-accused-of-motoring-offence-13969.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/actor-accused-of-motoring-offence-13969.htmlWed, 07 Nov 2012 14:31:15 GMTTransport fare rises average 4.2%<p>Upcoming fare rises on the tube and London buses will be above inflation at an average of 4.2%.The increases, from January 2, were announced by Mayor of London Boris Johnson whose so-called ...</p><p><a href="transport-fare-rises-average-4-2--13970.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/transport-fare-rises-average-4-2--13970.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/transport-fare-rises-average-4-2--13970.htmlWed, 07 Nov 2012 14:31:15 GMTCar giant drops full-year forecasts<p>Japanese car giant Nissan has reduced its full-year forecasts despite reporting a near 8% increase in its l;atest quarterly profit figures.A net profit of 106 billion yen (£813 million) was ...</p><p><a href="car-giant-drops-full-year-forecasts-13971.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-giant-drops-full-year-forecasts-13971.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-giant-drops-full-year-forecasts-13971.htmlWed, 07 Nov 2012 14:31:15 GMTNew car sales on the up in the UK<p>The latest sales figures for the motor industry have revealed that new car sales in the UK increased significantly in October.The data, which comes from the Society of Motor Manufacturers an ...</p><p><a href="new-car-sales-on-the-up-in-the-uk-13972.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-on-the-up-in-the-uk-13972.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-on-the-up-in-the-uk-13972.htmlWed, 07 Nov 2012 14:31:15 GMTToyota continues to invest in UK<p>Production of the all-new Toyota Auris has started at the company's Burnaston factory, as it celebrates 20 years of manufacturing in the UK.The car manufacturer has recently invested £185 mi ...</p><p><a href="toyota-continues-to-invest-in-uk-13965.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-continues-to-invest-in-uk-13965.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-continues-to-invest-in-uk-13965.htmlTue, 06 Nov 2012 15:30:06 GMTMotorists drive a hard bargain<p>Auto Trader has revealed over half of motorists paid less than the asking price for a new or used car in the third quarter of this year, with the average buyer knocking £939 off the list price. ...</p><p><a href="motorists-drive-a-hard-bargain-13966.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-drive-a-hard-bargain-13966.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists-drive-a-hard-bargain-13966.htmlTue, 06 Nov 2012 15:30:06 GMTNew EU rules for sales of tyres<p>Tyre-selling businesses must now label their wares according to fuel efficiency, wet grip and noise performance under new EU rules.The tyre label system has an A-G rating, ranging from best ...</p><p><a href="new-eu-rules-for-sales-of-tyres-13967.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-eu-rules-for-sales-of-tyres-13967.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-eu-rules-for-sales-of-tyres-13967.htmlTue, 06 Nov 2012 15:30:06 GMTCall for limited driving licences<p>Newly qualified young drivers should be given restricted driving licences to reduce the chances of them being involved in an accident, according to an SNP backbencher.North East MSP Mark McD ...</p><p><a href="call-for-limited-driving-licences-13963.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/call-for-limited-driving-licences-13963.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/call-for-limited-driving-licences-13963.htmlMon, 05 Nov 2012 13:37:16 GMTToyota: Quarterly profit triples<p>Car giant Toyota has recorded a threefold rise in quarterly profit, with a net profit of 257.9 billion yen (£1.99 billion) from July to September.This figure is a massive improvement on the ...</p><p><a href="toyota--quarterly-profit-triples-13964.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota--quarterly-profit-triples-13964.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota--quarterly-profit-triples-13964.htmlMon, 05 Nov 2012 13:37:16 GMTM25 named UK's most boring motorway<p>British motorists believe the M25 is the most boring motorway in the country, according to a new study.The responses of 1,000 drivers were assessed, with the M25 fending off competition from ...</p><p><a href="m25-named-uk-s-most-boring-motorway-13960.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/m25-named-uk-s-most-boring-motorway-13960.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/m25-named-uk-s-most-boring-motorway-13960.htmlMon, 05 Nov 2012 12:33:32 GMTAFCO gives Ampera green car gong<p>The Vauxhall Ampera has added another trophy to its ever-expanding collection after being named as Green Vehicle of the Year at the recent Association of Car Fleet Operators (AFCO) Awards.Me ...</p><p><a href="afco-gives-ampera-green-car-gong-13961.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/afco-gives-ampera-green-car-gong-13961.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/afco-gives-ampera-green-car-gong-13961.htmlMon, 05 Nov 2012 12:33:32 GMT'Oldest' Vauxhall sold at auction<p>A vintage car enthusiast beat other bidders to snap up an early 20th century Vauxhall at auction in London.The two-seater car, which is believed to be the oldest surviving model of its kind, ...</p><p><a href="-oldest--vauxhall-sold-at-auction-13962.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-oldest--vauxhall-sold-at-auction-13962.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-oldest--vauxhall-sold-at-auction-13962.htmlMon, 05 Nov 2012 12:33:32 GMT'Oldest Vauxhall' to be auctioned<p>A car which is thought to be the oldest surviving Vauxhall is set to go under the hammer.The two-seater vehicle, which was built in 1903, is to be sold at an auction hosted by Bonhams in Lon ...</p><p><a href="-oldest-vauxhall--to-be-auctioned-13955.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-oldest-vauxhall--to-be-auctioned-13955.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-oldest-vauxhall--to-be-auctioned-13955.htmlFri, 02 Nov 2012 14:31:38 GMTRoad safety fears over tyre survey<p>An alarming number of drivers are putting lives in danger due to their poor tyre knowledge, according to manufacturer Goodyear.The company says motorists are at increased risk of having acci ...</p><p><a href="road-safety-fears-over-tyre-survey-13956.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-safety-fears-over-tyre-survey-13956.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-safety-fears-over-tyre-survey-13956.htmlFri, 02 Nov 2012 14:31:38 GMTF means fast for golden girl Jess<p>She showed her rivals a clean pair of heels when winning gold during Britain's glorious Olympic summer, but Jessica Ennis upped the pace to a whole new level for her latest track meeting.The ...</p><p><a href="f-means-fast-for-golden-girl-jess-13957.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/f-means-fast-for-golden-girl-jess-13957.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/f-means-fast-for-golden-girl-jess-13957.htmlFri, 02 Nov 2012 14:31:38 GMTFewer injuries on roads in spring<p>The number of people who were seriously injured or killed on the roads fell by 6% in spring, according to provisional figures that have just been released.Children who were killed or serious ...</p><p><a href="fewer-injuries-on-roads-in-spring-13958.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fewer-injuries-on-roads-in-spring-13958.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fewer-injuries-on-roads-in-spring-13958.htmlFri, 02 Nov 2012 14:31:38 GMTMini set to release greener models<p>Mini is due to release new models which fall in line with forthcoming European regulations on emissions.An updated Countryman model is coming out next year, ahead of the launch of the regula ...</p><p><a href="mini-set-to-release-greener-models-13959.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mini-set-to-release-greener-models-13959.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mini-set-to-release-greener-models-13959.htmlFri, 02 Nov 2012 14:31:38 GMTChevrolet and Hot Wheels team up<p>Chevrolet has joined forces with the toy car manufacturer Hot Wheels to make a special edition version of the Camaro muscle car.The full-size model, with exclusive Hot Wheels styling, which ...</p><p><a href="chevrolet-and-hot-wheels-team-up-13952.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/chevrolet-and-hot-wheels-team-up-13952.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/chevrolet-and-hot-wheels-team-up-13952.htmlFri, 02 Nov 2012 12:01:57 GMTParents driving children to sleep<p>A new survey has revealed that parents use driving to get their children to sleep to such an extent that they do an average of 1,300 miles per year in the process.The study, which was carrie ...</p><p><a href="parents-driving-children-to-sleep-13953.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parents-driving-children-to-sleep-13953.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/parents-driving-children-to-sleep-13953.htmlFri, 02 Nov 2012 12:01:57 GMTRoSPA urges road safety education<p>The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has called for more to be done to educate poorer socio-economic groups about road safety.According to the organisation, a lack of mo ...</p><p><a href="rospa-urges-road-safety-education-13954.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rospa-urges-road-safety-education-13954.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rospa-urges-road-safety-education-13954.htmlFri, 02 Nov 2012 12:01:57 GMTMcCartney's old car to be auctioned<p>Sir Paul McCartney's old Aston Martin DB5 is to be sold at auction in London, it has been announced. The car, which Sir Paul owned while he shot to fame with the Beatles, is expected to fetch £300, ...</p><p><a href="mccartney-s-old-car-to-be-auctioned-13950.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mccartney-s-old-car-to-be-auctioned-13950.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mccartney-s-old-car-to-be-auctioned-13950.htmlThu, 01 Nov 2012 14:41:06 GMTRenault Zoe electric car launched<p>The new Renault Zoe electric car is now available to order at dealerships across the UK.The Zoe is the French manufacturer's first vehicle to be designed from the earliest blueprints as an e ...</p><p><a href="renault-zoe-electric-car-launched-13951.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-zoe-electric-car-launched-13951.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/renault-zoe-electric-car-launched-13951.htmlThu, 01 Nov 2012 14:41:06 GMTBartering 'can take £939 off price'<p>A new survey has shown people who haggle over the price of a car secure an average of £939 off the amount asked by the owner.The Auto Trader poll showed men appear to be best at bartering ov ...</p><p><a href="bartering--can-take--939-off-price--13945.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bartering--can-take--939-off-price--13945.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bartering--can-take--939-off-price--13945.htmlWed, 31 Oct 2012 12:12:52 GMTPhobias 'affect driver confidence'<p>A fear of parallel parking and having to park in tight spaces is affecting the confidence of many motorists, a new survey has shown.The Populus survey showed women in particular have trouble ...</p><p><a href="phobias--affect-driver-confidence--13946.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/phobias--affect-driver-confidence--13946.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/phobias--affect-driver-confidence--13946.htmlWed, 31 Oct 2012 12:12:52 GMTNo Mr Bond, I expect you to pay<p>A new study suggests that James Bond would be facing a tax bill of in excess of £400,000 if the Treasury could prove that 007 was using his Aston Martin for personal use.The chartered accoun ...</p><p><a href="no-mr-bond--i-expect-you-to-pay-13947.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/no-mr-bond--i-expect-you-to-pay-13947.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/no-mr-bond--i-expect-you-to-pay-13947.htmlWed, 31 Oct 2012 12:12:52 GMTFuel tax hike could be halted<p>Chancellor George Osborne is being tipped to defer plans for a 3p hike in fuel duty next year, according to a leading fuel pressure group.Officials from FairFuelUK presented ministers with a ...</p><p><a href="fuel-tax-hike-could-be-halted-13948.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-tax-hike-could-be-halted-13948.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-tax-hike-could-be-halted-13948.htmlWed, 31 Oct 2012 12:12:52 GMTHull youngster in electric first<p>An 18-year-old from Hull has said he is "really happy" after becoming the first person in the UK to pass the driving test using an electric car.Navdeep Singh also said that it was "exciting" ...</p><p><a href="hull-youngster-in-electric-first-13949.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hull-youngster-in-electric-first-13949.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hull-youngster-in-electric-first-13949.htmlWed, 31 Oct 2012 12:12:52 GMTNew deal for electric car charging<p>A new deal has been struck that should mean there is a charging point for electric cars within 25 miles of every business and resident in the East of England in the next year.The agreement w ...</p><p><a href="new-deal-for-electric-car-charging-13943.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-deal-for-electric-car-charging-13943.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-deal-for-electric-car-charging-13943.htmlTue, 30 Oct 2012 11:09:59 GMTLights being turned off on UK roads<p>An investigation has revealed that the lighting has been switched off on thousands of miles of motorways and other roads to save money and cut carbon emissions.The study, which was carried o ...</p><p><a href="lights-being-turned-off-on-uk-roads-13944.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lights-being-turned-off-on-uk-roads-13944.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lights-being-turned-off-on-uk-roads-13944.htmlTue, 30 Oct 2012 11:09:59 GMTCitroen refines Berlingo Airdream<p>Car maker Citroen has launched a more environmentally-friendly version of its Berlingo Airdream van.The French manufacturer has improved the van's combustion process to make it more fuel eff ...</p><p><a href="citroen-refines-berlingo-airdream-13940.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/citroen-refines-berlingo-airdream-13940.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/citroen-refines-berlingo-airdream-13940.htmlTue, 30 Oct 2012 09:50:27 GMTWives give husbands cars as gifts<p>Nearly 6.5% of married women have bought their husband a used car, according to new figures.In a survey of people who have purchased a used car for or from friends, relatives or colleagues, ...</p><p><a href="wives-give-husbands-cars-as-gifts-13941.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wives-give-husbands-cars-as-gifts-13941.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/wives-give-husbands-cars-as-gifts-13941.htmlTue, 30 Oct 2012 09:50:27 GMTFuel duty rise 'puts jobs at risk'<p>The upcoming rise in fuel duty may come as a blow to motorists, but a new report has found that it could also cause wider damage to the economy. Campaigners warned that the hike of 3p a litr ...</p><p><a href="fuel-duty-rise--puts-jobs-at-risk--13942.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-duty-rise--puts-jobs-at-risk--13942.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-duty-rise--puts-jobs-at-risk--13942.htmlTue, 30 Oct 2012 09:50:27 GMTCar deals 'hitting autumn peak'<p>A car comparison website has negotiated a deal to slash prices on brand new cars in an attempt to avoid an end-of-year slump in sales.Recombu.com claimed the autumn and winter months to be t ...</p><p><a href="car-deals--hitting-autumn-peak--13939.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-deals--hitting-autumn-peak--13939.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-deals--hitting-autumn-peak--13939.htmlMon, 29 Oct 2012 14:41:15 GMTDB5 named UK's favourite cinema car<p>James Bond's Aston Martin DB5 has been crowned as Britain's favourite car to feature on the silver screen, according to a new survey.More than a quarter of motorists voted for the DB5, which ...</p><p><a href="db5-named-uk-s-favourite-cinema-car-13936.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/db5-named-uk-s-favourite-cinema-car-13936.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/db5-named-uk-s-favourite-cinema-car-13936.htmlMon, 29 Oct 2012 13:33:46 GMTBuyers warned of Halloween tricks<p>Car buyers hoping to purchase a treat this Halloween have been warned against being tricked by dodgy used car sellers, according to HPI.The vehicle information watchdog has offered motorists ...</p><p><a href="buyers-warned-of-halloween-tricks-13937.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/buyers-warned-of-halloween-tricks-13937.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/buyers-warned-of-halloween-tricks-13937.htmlMon, 29 Oct 2012 13:33:46 GMTUK gets a look at new Lexus LS<p>The UK was given its first sneak peak of the new Lexus LS with a secret hands-on demonstration of the car's new technology in central London.Due to hit showrooms across the country in late N ...</p><p><a href="uk-gets-a-look-at-new-lexus-ls-13938.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-gets-a-look-at-new-lexus-ls-13938.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-gets-a-look-at-new-lexus-ls-13938.htmlMon, 29 Oct 2012 13:33:46 GMTTomTom unveils new system in Vienna<p>TomTom is launching the latest incarnation of its real-time traffic information service at the ITS World Congress in Vienna.The sat nav manufacturer is unveiling the TomTom HD Traffic 6.0 in ...</p><p><a href="tomtom-unveils-new-system-in-vienna-13934.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tomtom-unveils-new-system-in-vienna-13934.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tomtom-unveils-new-system-in-vienna-13934.htmlFri, 26 Oct 2012 14:20:11 GMTFootballer in drink-driving offence<p>Manchester United midfielder Ryan Tunnicliffe has been banned from driving for 18 months after being convicted of drink-driving.Having admitted to drinking "a lot" of alcohol the night befor ...</p><p><a href="footballer-in-drink-driving-offence-13935.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/footballer-in-drink-driving-offence-13935.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/footballer-in-drink-driving-offence-13935.htmlFri, 26 Oct 2012 14:20:11 GMTSean 'Diddy' Combs in car crash<p>The hip hop star Sean "Diddy" Combs was injured when the car he was in as a passenger was struck by another automobile. The accident occurred by the Beverly Hills Hotel.Combs, who is also a ...</p><p><a href="sean--diddy--combs-in-car-crash-13931.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sean--diddy--combs-in-car-crash-13931.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/sean--diddy--combs-in-car-crash-13931.htmlFri, 26 Oct 2012 14:16:11 GMT1,500 jobs go from Ford factories<p>Ford is set to cut around 1,500 jobs in the UK after revealing that it is closing two of its factories in Southampton and Dagenham.More than 500 jobs are to go when the Transit factory in So ...</p><p><a href="1-500-jobs-go-from-ford-factories-13932.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/1-500-jobs-go-from-ford-factories-13932.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/1-500-jobs-go-from-ford-factories-13932.htmlFri, 26 Oct 2012 14:16:11 GMTGritters prepare for wintry weekend<p>Road gritting workers are preparing to face the first signs of wintry weather this weekend as temperatures are forecast to fall significantly.Weather forecasters are predicting temperatures ...</p><p><a href="gritters-prepare-for-wintry-weekend-13933.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/gritters-prepare-for-wintry-weekend-13933.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/gritters-prepare-for-wintry-weekend-13933.htmlFri, 26 Oct 2012 14:16:11 GMTLondon cab firm to go electric<p>A London minicab company is aiming to be the first in the capital to use an entire fleet of electric cars, with the help of Chinese car maker BYD.Greentomatocars will be trialling 50 fully-e ...</p><p><a href="london-cab-firm-to-go-electric-13928.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-cab-firm-to-go-electric-13928.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-cab-firm-to-go-electric-13928.htmlThu, 25 Oct 2012 14:33:30 GMTFord cuts 9,000 jobs in Belgium<p>Ford is set to cut more than 9,000 jobs in Belgium with the closure of one of its largest factories in Europe.The car maker told a management council at the Genk plant that production would ...</p><p><a href="ford-cuts-9-000-jobs-in-belgium-13929.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-cuts-9-000-jobs-in-belgium-13929.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-cuts-9-000-jobs-in-belgium-13929.htmlThu, 25 Oct 2012 14:33:30 GMTMasterChef host fined for speeding<p>TV presenter Gregg Wallace has been handed a fine after he admitted exceeding the speed limit.The MasterChef host was clocked doing 82mph in a 50mph zone, according to a spokeswoman for the ...</p><p><a href="masterchef-host-fined-for-speeding-13930.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/masterchef-host-fined-for-speeding-13930.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/masterchef-host-fined-for-speeding-13930.htmlThu, 25 Oct 2012 14:33:30 GMTMitsubishi signs new power deal<p>Mitsubishi has announced a partnership with British Gas that will see the energy firm become its preferred supplier of home-based electric car charging solutions.These solutions will be for ...</p><p><a href="mitsubishi-signs-new-power-deal-13926.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mitsubishi-signs-new-power-deal-13926.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mitsubishi-signs-new-power-deal-13926.htmlThu, 25 Oct 2012 12:01:01 GMTFears for roads due to funding cuts<p>A Whitehall spending watchdog has expressed concern that government funding cuts for local authorities risk worsening the quality of roads.Department for Transport (DfT) funding to local aut ...</p><p><a href="fears-for-roads-due-to-funding-cuts-13927.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fears-for-roads-due-to-funding-cuts-13927.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fears-for-roads-due-to-funding-cuts-13927.htmlThu, 25 Oct 2012 12:01:01 GMTJaguar creating 'digital showrooms'<p>Jaguar Land Rover is working on new "digital showroom" technology that enables users to interact with an almost full-scale 3D image of a given model.Customers will be able to use a touchscre ...</p><p><a href="jaguar-creating--digital-showrooms--13924.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-creating--digital-showrooms--13924.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-creating--digital-showrooms--13924.htmlWed, 24 Oct 2012 15:13:49 GMTAccident warning over satnav use<p>Satnavs have proved to be invaluable tools for many motorists heading to somewhere new, but drivers are being warned of the dangers when using them to find their way.There have been many tal ...</p><p><a href="accident-warning-over-satnav-use-13925.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/accident-warning-over-satnav-use-13925.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/accident-warning-over-satnav-use-13925.htmlWed, 24 Oct 2012 15:13:49 GMTPetition calls time on car clockers<p>A petition has been launched to outlaw car clocking firms.Trading Standards estimates there are about 50 mileage correction firms operating in Britain despite there "rarely" being a legitima ...</p><p><a href="petition-calls-time-on-car-clockers-13921.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/petition-calls-time-on-car-clockers-13921.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/petition-calls-time-on-car-clockers-13921.htmlWed, 24 Oct 2012 14:34:15 GMTJaguar Land Rover staff accept deal<p>A two-year pay deal said to be worth up to 9.8% has been accepted by workers at Jaguar Land Rover (JLR).Members of Unite working at the firm's sites at Castle Bromwich and Solihull in the We ...</p><p><a href="jaguar-land-rover-staff-accept-deal-13922.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-land-rover-staff-accept-deal-13922.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/jaguar-land-rover-staff-accept-deal-13922.htmlWed, 24 Oct 2012 14:34:15 GMTNew Skoda Superb 4x4 set to launch<p>The new Skoda Superb Outdoor is being launched with prices starting at £26,465 for the petrol model.Its robust look includes the addition of protective plastic bodywork around the side skirt ...</p><p><a href="new-skoda-superb-4x4-set-to-launch-13923.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-skoda-superb-4x4-set-to-launch-13923.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-skoda-superb-4x4-set-to-launch-13923.htmlWed, 24 Oct 2012 14:34:15 GMTMazda CX-5 sees insurance reduction<p>Every owner of a Mazda CX-5 will now have cheaper insurance thanks to the company's investment in 'active' safety technology.The compact SUV is the first product from the Japanese manufactur ...</p><p><a href="mazda-cx-5-sees-insurance-reduction-13919.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda-cx-5-sees-insurance-reduction-13919.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda-cx-5-sees-insurance-reduction-13919.htmlTue, 23 Oct 2012 15:23:58 GMTVW unveils new smaller SUV model<p>Volkswagen has unveiled a new small SUV called the Taigun.The car maker is set to gauge public reaction to the vehicle - which it showcased at the Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil - before dec ...</p><p><a href="vw-unveils-new-smaller-suv-model-13920.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-unveils-new-smaller-suv-model-13920.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-unveils-new-smaller-suv-model-13920.htmlTue, 23 Oct 2012 15:23:58 GMTSeventh generation VW Golf on sale<p>Europe's best-selling car, the Volkswagen Golf, has its seventh-generation open for ordering this week.With prices starting below those of the previous model, at just £16,285 (RRP OTR) and r ...</p><p><a href="seventh-generation-vw-golf-on-sale-13916.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seventh-generation-vw-golf-on-sale-13916.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seventh-generation-vw-golf-on-sale-13916.htmlTue, 23 Oct 2012 14:58:11 GMTToyota seeks early GB-built models<p>Toyota GB is conducting a search for the oldest surviving British-built cars produced at their Burmanston plant in Derbyshire.The Carina E was the first to be built at the plant when it open ...</p><p><a href="toyota-seeks-early-gb-built-models-13917.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-seeks-early-gb-built-models-13917.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-seeks-early-gb-built-models-13917.htmlTue, 23 Oct 2012 14:58:11 GMTTips for driving on darker days<p>Motorists are being advised to take extra care on the roads as darker days and the approach of winter make driving more difficult.With clocks going back this weekend, motorists will begin to ...</p><p><a href="tips-for-driving-on-darker-days-13918.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tips-for-driving-on-darker-days-13918.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tips-for-driving-on-darker-days-13918.htmlTue, 23 Oct 2012 14:58:11 GMTCars attacked by airgun on motorway<p>Motorists have been warned by Kent Police after a series of incidents on a motorway in which vehicles have been attacked by pellets fired from an airgun.A section of the M20 near to the junc ...</p><p><a href="cars-attacked-by-airgun-on-motorway-13913.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cars-attacked-by-airgun-on-motorway-13913.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cars-attacked-by-airgun-on-motorway-13913.htmlMon, 22 Oct 2012 16:09:29 GMTOldest Vauxhall for sale in auction<p>Among the classic cars set for auction prior to this year's London to Brighton Veteran Car Run is the oldest surviving Vauxhall.The two-seater 5hp veteran from 1903 will be sold by Bonhams i ...</p><p><a href="oldest-vauxhall-for-sale-in-auction-13914.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/oldest-vauxhall-for-sale-in-auction-13914.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/oldest-vauxhall-for-sale-in-auction-13914.htmlMon, 22 Oct 2012 16:09:29 GMTDrink drive scheme targets football<p>Football clubs need to do more to educate their young players about the dangers of drink driving, according to a campaign set up to combat the problem.Mike McAdam founded the Don't Be That S ...</p><p><a href="drink-drive-scheme-targets-football-13915.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-drive-scheme-targets-football-13915.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-drive-scheme-targets-football-13915.htmlMon, 22 Oct 2012 16:09:29 GMTLondon taxis 'best in the world'<p>London taxis are the best in the world, according to a new survey.The cabs in England's capital city came way ahead of the rest in a poll of 1,600 travellers in 28 countries by Hotels.com.</ ...</p><p><a href="london-taxis--best-in-the-world--13911.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-taxis--best-in-the-world--13911.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/london-taxis--best-in-the-world--13911.htmlMon, 22 Oct 2012 14:43:05 GMTTamara driving force for charity<p>Tamara Ecclestone may have found the perfect formula for raising funds for charity.The heiress, whose father Bernie is the F1 motor racing supremo, helped recreate a scene from famous movie ...</p><p><a href="tamara-driving-force-for-charity-13912.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tamara-driving-force-for-charity-13912.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tamara-driving-force-for-charity-13912.htmlMon, 22 Oct 2012 14:43:05 GMTNew Sandero to cost under £6,000<p>Renault has confirmed that customers in the UK will be able to get their hands on a brand new Dacia Sandero for as little as £5,995.Renault is the parent company of the Romanian car brand an ...</p><p><a href="new-sandero-to-cost-under--6-000-13908.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-sandero-to-cost-under--6-000-13908.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-sandero-to-cost-under--6-000-13908.htmlFri, 19 Oct 2012 14:24:27 GMTCar production falls in September<p>The brake was slammed on UK car production in September due to a fall in demand from Europe.According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), UK factories made 128,192 cars ...</p><p><a href="car-production-falls-in-september-13909.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-production-falls-in-september-13909.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-production-falls-in-september-13909.htmlFri, 19 Oct 2012 14:24:27 GMTYoung 'need better car training'<p>Better training is the only way to cut death and injury on the roads, the Under 17 Car Club has said.The club has announced its decision to become a charitable trust campaigning for major im ...</p><p><a href="young--need-better-car-training--13910.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young--need-better-car-training--13910.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/young--need-better-car-training--13910.htmlFri, 19 Oct 2012 14:24:27 GMTFuel mishaps cost drivers millions<p>Thousands of British motorists are paying out millions of pounds a year after filling their vehicle with the wrong fuel. Around 300,000 UK drivers pay up to £150 million for repairs after pu ...</p><p><a href="fuel-mishaps-cost-drivers-millions-13906.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-mishaps-cost-drivers-millions-13906.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/fuel-mishaps-cost-drivers-millions-13906.htmlFri, 19 Oct 2012 12:55:55 GMTWindmill roundabout named UK's best<p>A York roundabout that showcases an 18th century working windmill has been voted as the best roundabout in Britain.The roundabout located in a 1960s residential estate features Holgate Windm ...</p><p><a href="windmill-roundabout-named-uk-s-best-13907.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/windmill-roundabout-named-uk-s-best-13907.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/windmill-roundabout-named-uk-s-best-13907.htmlFri, 19 Oct 2012 12:55:55 GMTFrench breathalyser plan postponed<p>France has delayed the introduction of compulsory breathalyser kits for motorists until next March, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has said.However, British drivers will soon need ...</p><p><a href="french-breathalyser-plan-postponed-13901.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/french-breathalyser-plan-postponed-13901.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/french-breathalyser-plan-postponed-13901.htmlThu, 18 Oct 2012 15:01:37 GMTFord Fiesta is used car of the year<p>The Ford Fiesta 1.25 Zetec five-door has been picked by What Car? magazine as its best second-hand car of 2012. It's been an exceptional year for Ford, with the the Mondeo 2.0 TDCi winning t ...</p><p><a href="ford-fiesta-is-used-car-of-the-year-13902.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-fiesta-is-used-car-of-the-year-13902.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-fiesta-is-used-car-of-the-year-13902.htmlThu, 18 Oct 2012 15:01:37 GMTApplying for a licence made easier<p>People applying for driving licences can now do so through a new government website which launched on Wednesday.GOV.UK can be used for a host of tasks including finding out travel informatio ...</p><p><a href="applying-for-a-licence-made-easier-13903.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/applying-for-a-licence-made-easier-13903.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/applying-for-a-licence-made-easier-13903.htmlThu, 18 Oct 2012 15:01:37 GMTIAM launches safer driving campaign<p>Motorists are being advised how to drive more safely by a new winter campaign launched by a road safety charity.The IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists) campaign aims to help drivers to cop ...</p><p><a href="iam-launches-safer-driving-campaign-13904.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-launches-safer-driving-campaign-13904.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/iam-launches-safer-driving-campaign-13904.htmlThu, 18 Oct 2012 15:01:37 GMTNissan planning steer-by-wire cars<p>Nissan has revealed that it is planning to start selling cars that use the steer-by-wire technology, which may lead to driverless cars in the next year.The system, which is used in aeroplane ...</p><p><a href="nissan-planning-steer-by-wire-cars-13905.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-planning-steer-by-wire-cars-13905.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-planning-steer-by-wire-cars-13905.htmlThu, 18 Oct 2012 15:01:37 GMTFrozen chickens cause M5 chaos<p>Motorists' journeys were fowled up in the South West after more than 1,000 frozen chickens were spilled onto a busy stretch of the M5 near Bristol.Four lanes on the M5 southbound between Por ...</p><p><a href="frozen-chickens-cause-m5-chaos-13898.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/frozen-chickens-cause-m5-chaos-13898.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/frozen-chickens-cause-m5-chaos-13898.htmlWed, 17 Oct 2012 15:00:51 GMTRHA approves MP's petrol cost calls<p>A call from an MP to make petrol pump costs clearer on receipts has been welcomed by The Road Haulage Association. Robert Halfon, Conservative MP for Harlow, has pushed the government to mak ...</p><p><a href="rha-approves-mp-s-petrol-cost-calls-13899.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rha-approves-mp-s-petrol-cost-calls-13899.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rha-approves-mp-s-petrol-cost-calls-13899.htmlWed, 17 Oct 2012 15:00:51 GMTHundreds of underage drivers banned<p>Around a thousand youths are caught by police each year for driving when they are younger than the minimum legal age to take a test. Last year hundreds of youngsters under the age of 17 appe ...</p><p><a href="hundreds-of-underage-drivers-banned-13900.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hundreds-of-underage-drivers-banned-13900.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hundreds-of-underage-drivers-banned-13900.htmlWed, 17 Oct 2012 15:00:51 GMTNissan's Juke-R is made to measure<p>Nissan has made good on its commitment to supply a production version of the Juke-R concept car to those willing to meet the hefty price tag, which starts at £400,000 for just the standard version. ...</p><p><a href="nissan-s-juke-r-is-made-to-measure-13896.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-s-juke-r-is-made-to-measure-13896.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-s-juke-r-is-made-to-measure-13896.htmlWed, 17 Oct 2012 13:57:41 GMTDrivers slowing down to save fuel<p>Over one in three motorists are driving more slowly to economise on fuel, a study by Autoglass has revealed. Rising prices at filling stations have led to drivers becoming wary of their spen ...</p><p><a href="drivers-slowing-down-to-save-fuel-13897.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-slowing-down-to-save-fuel-13897.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-slowing-down-to-save-fuel-13897.htmlWed, 17 Oct 2012 13:57:41 GMTScientists call for car smoking ban<p>The Government should ban smoking in private cars because it presents a risk to passengers' health, researchers have warned.Smoking behind the wheel produces pollutants, known as particulate ...</p><p><a href="scientists-call-for-car-smoking-ban-13893.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scientists-call-for-car-smoking-ban-13893.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/scientists-call-for-car-smoking-ban-13893.htmlTue, 16 Oct 2012 14:30:49 GMTWhiplash cases 'continue to rise'<p>An increasing amount of drivers are continuing to claim for whiplash despite official police statistics showing a decline in road accident injuries, according to a new study.The report, whic ...</p><p><a href="whiplash-cases--continue-to-rise--13894.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/whiplash-cases--continue-to-rise--13894.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/whiplash-cases--continue-to-rise--13894.htmlTue, 16 Oct 2012 14:30:49 GMTDrop in serious crashes on roads<p>Serious crashes have been reduced on 10 previously perilous stretches of road with the introduction of speed cameras and traffic management systems.The best improvement has come on a single ...</p><p><a href="drop-in-serious-crashes-on-roads-13895.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drop-in-serious-crashes-on-roads-13895.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drop-in-serious-crashes-on-roads-13895.htmlTue, 16 Oct 2012 14:30:49 GMTDrivers upload photos at the wheel<p>An increasing number of motorists are uploading images to social networking websites, such as Facebook or Twitter, when behind the wheel, according to a new study.Motors.co.uk polled the res ...</p><p><a href="drivers-upload-photos-at-the-wheel-13891.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-upload-photos-at-the-wheel-13891.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-upload-photos-at-the-wheel-13891.htmlTue, 16 Oct 2012 13:56:01 GMTProduction paused at Volvo plant<p>Volvo Cars has decided to halt production at its main Swedish plant due to the recession in the eurozone having a negative impact on demand in the automotive market.Around 3,300 employees ar ...</p><p><a href="production-paused-at-volvo-plant-13892.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/production-paused-at-volvo-plant-13892.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/production-paused-at-volvo-plant-13892.htmlTue, 16 Oct 2012 13:56:01 GMTSafety points for child car seats<p>In 2011 309 children under the age of 12 were killed or seriously injured while travelling in cars, according to the Department for Transport's annual report on road casualties in Great Britain. </ ...</p><p><a href="safety-points-for-child-car-seats-13888.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/safety-points-for-child-car-seats-13888.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/safety-points-for-child-car-seats-13888.htmlMon, 15 Oct 2012 12:31:23 GMTChanges to car tax disc processes<p>New plans unveiled by the Government will make the process of buying a car tax disc "quicker, easier and cheaper".Roads Minister Stephen Hammond claimed the proposal, which is to be consulte ...</p><p><a href="changes-to-car-tax-disc-processes-13889.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/changes-to-car-tax-disc-processes-13889.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/changes-to-car-tax-disc-processes-13889.htmlMon, 15 Oct 2012 12:31:23 GMTDrink drive charge for young star<p>A Manchester United footballer has been charged with drink driving, police said today.Midfielder Ryan Tunnicliffe, 19, of Rochdale, is due to appear before Bury Magistrates Court on October ...</p><p><a href="drink-drive-charge-for-young-star-13890.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-drive-charge-for-young-star-13890.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drink-drive-charge-for-young-star-13890.htmlMon, 15 Oct 2012 12:31:23 GMTNew Porsche boasts improvements<p>The new Porsche Cayenne Turbo S has been given a ten per cent power boost over its Cayenne Turbo stablemate.Many of its features give it a performance advantage over other cars. It features ...</p><p><a href="new-porsche-boasts-improvements-13886.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-porsche-boasts-improvements-13886.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-porsche-boasts-improvements-13886.htmlMon, 15 Oct 2012 10:41:26 GMTRevamped range of Micras launched<p>With the introduction of the entry-level Visia, drivers can now get a Nissan Micra for less than £8,000, as part of the revamped range. Even though it is just £7,995 - or £99 per month on a ...</p><p><a href="revamped-range-of-micras-launched-13887.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/revamped-range-of-micras-launched-13887.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/revamped-range-of-micras-launched-13887.htmlMon, 15 Oct 2012 10:41:26 GMTUsain Bolt to develop Nissan GT-R<p>Japanese car giant Nissan has announced it is to work with Olympic champion sprinter Usain Bolt to develop a special edition GT-R model.The company also revealed the Jamaican sprinter has be ...</p><p><a href="usain-bolt-to-develop-nissan-gt-r-13883.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/usain-bolt-to-develop-nissan-gt-r-13883.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/usain-bolt-to-develop-nissan-gt-r-13883.htmlFri, 12 Oct 2012 12:18:10 GMTIstanbul tops new congestion poll<p>New research published by sat-nav maker TomTom has shown Istanbul in Turkey is the most congested city centre in Europe when it comes to traffic jams.The company monitors millions of journey ...</p><p><a href="istanbul-tops-new-congestion-poll-13884.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/istanbul-tops-new-congestion-poll-13884.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/istanbul-tops-new-congestion-poll-13884.htmlFri, 12 Oct 2012 12:18:10 GMTDrivers warned over boot storage<p>Nearly a quarter of motorists in the UK regularly waste fuel by using their car boots as permanent storage space, according to Shell.The multinational fuel giant claimed that 22% of British ...</p><p><a href="drivers-warned-over-boot-storage-13885.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-warned-over-boot-storage-13885.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-warned-over-boot-storage-13885.htmlFri, 12 Oct 2012 12:18:10 GMTVolkswagen wins secure car awards<p>Volkswagen scooped the most prizes at this year's British Insurance Vehicle Security Awards, in what is fast becoming an annual tradition.The German car manufacturer claimed the title for se ...</p><p><a href="volkswagen-wins-secure-car-awards-13881.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volkswagen-wins-secure-car-awards-13881.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volkswagen-wins-secure-car-awards-13881.htmlFri, 12 Oct 2012 10:02:59 GMTHarrods celebrates new Bond movie<p>The Land Rover from the forthcoming James Bond film is now on display at the famous London department store Harrods.Used in the opening sequence of Skyfall, the Defender 110 double-cab pick- ...</p><p><a href="harrods-celebrates-new-bond-movie-13882.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/harrods-celebrates-new-bond-movie-13882.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/harrods-celebrates-new-bond-movie-13882.htmlFri, 12 Oct 2012 10:02:59 GMTMercedes-AMG offers hand-built car<p>Mercedes-AMG is hand-building a limited run of five SLS AMG GT3 45th anniversary edition sports cars for car collectors who love motor racing.Bernd Schneider, the record DTM champion and AMG ...</p><p><a href="mercedes-amg-offers-hand-built-car-13878.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mercedes-amg-offers-hand-built-car-13878.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mercedes-amg-offers-hand-built-car-13878.htmlThu, 11 Oct 2012 13:21:44 GMTThe Italian Job tops car film poll<p>The 1969 film The Italian Job has been voted the favourite classic motoring film in a recent Classic Film Festival poll, with the 1968 Steve McQueen film Bullitt close behind .More than 1700 ...</p><p><a href="the-italian-job-tops-car-film-poll-13879.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/the-italian-job-tops-car-film-poll-13879.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/the-italian-job-tops-car-film-poll-13879.htmlThu, 11 Oct 2012 13:21:44 GMTRally team up fuel economy by 16%<p>If you are fed up with the high cost of motoring it might be worth taking some tips from the winners of this years MPG Marathon, who managed to squeeze 108.78mpg out of their Ford Fiesta. Im ...</p><p><a href="rally-team-up-fuel-economy-by-16--13880.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rally-team-up-fuel-economy-by-16--13880.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rally-team-up-fuel-economy-by-16--13880.htmlThu, 11 Oct 2012 13:21:44 GMTCameron's Fiat goes to auction<p>Silverstone Auctions will be offering a fully restored 1971 Fiat 500 L, that was once owned by Prime Minister David Cameron.The car will go up for auction on November 17 at the NEC in the Fo ...</p><p><a href="cameron-s-fiat-goes-to-auction-13876.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cameron-s-fiat-goes-to-auction-13876.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cameron-s-fiat-goes-to-auction-13876.htmlThu, 11 Oct 2012 11:15:28 GMTSecondhand cars increase in value<p>The typical secondhand car went up in value by 2.5% last month compared to August, according to the latest figures from BCA. The average value of a used car is now £6,315, which represents a ...</p><p><a href="secondhand-cars-increase-in-value-13877.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/secondhand-cars-increase-in-value-13877.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/secondhand-cars-increase-in-value-13877.htmlThu, 11 Oct 2012 11:15:28 GMTFord unveils carbon fibre bonnets<p>In the ongoing push to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, Ford believes that the development of carbon fibre body parts could be a major step forward.The car manufacturer displayed a ...</p><p><a href="ford-unveils-carbon-fibre-bonnets-13873.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-unveils-carbon-fibre-bonnets-13873.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-unveils-carbon-fibre-bonnets-13873.htmlWed, 10 Oct 2012 13:59:28 GMTNew money saving fuel tips issued<p>Motorists could save an average of around £270 a year in fuel costs by using smarter driving techniques.In the current climate of austerity, with people looking for savings wherever they can ...</p><p><a href="new-money-saving-fuel-tips-issued-13874.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-money-saving-fuel-tips-issued-13874.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-money-saving-fuel-tips-issued-13874.htmlWed, 10 Oct 2012 13:59:28 GMTUsed car prices begin to overheat<p>The average cost of purchasing a used vehicle with a part-exchange agreement at a dealership has increased and new analysis suggests that this may be due to a lack of new cars entering the market.< ...</p><p><a href="used-car-prices-begin-to-overheat-13875.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-prices-begin-to-overheat-13875.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/used-car-prices-begin-to-overheat-13875.htmlWed, 10 Oct 2012 13:59:28 GMTReport adds pressure to tyre checks<p>Driving a vehicle with under-inflated tyres could increase fuel consumption by 4%, according to a report published by the European Commission.As well as having to spend more on fuel, motoris ...</p><p><a href="report-adds-pressure-to-tyre-checks-13871.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/report-adds-pressure-to-tyre-checks-13871.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/report-adds-pressure-to-tyre-checks-13871.htmlWed, 10 Oct 2012 13:09:52 GMTToyota recalls cars after fault<p>Toyota is in the process of recalling 7.43 million vehicles from around the world after a faulty power-window switch was revealed to be a potential fire hazard, according to reports.The Japa ...</p><p><a href="toyota-recalls-cars-after-fault-13872.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-recalls-cars-after-fault-13872.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-recalls-cars-after-fault-13872.htmlWed, 10 Oct 2012 13:09:52 GMTDrivers endure 13-mile traffic jam<p>Peak-hour motorists in Hampshire faced protracted delays on Tuesday after part of a congested A-road was closed.Officers closed the A34 when a car transporter overturned close to Whitchurch. ...</p><p><a href="drivers-endure-13-mile-traffic-jam-13868.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-endure-13-mile-traffic-jam-13868.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-endure-13-mile-traffic-jam-13868.htmlTue, 09 Oct 2012 13:38:24 GMTHonda announces CR-V recall plans<p>Honda has announced that it is recalling more than a quarter of a million cars because of concerns that an electrical switch could present a fire hazard.A total of 268,000 CR-V models, which ...</p><p><a href="honda-announces-cr-v-recall-plans-13869.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-announces-cr-v-recall-plans-13869.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-announces-cr-v-recall-plans-13869.htmlTue, 09 Oct 2012 13:38:24 GMTTrain robbery lorry goes on display<p>The lorry used to make off with millions of pounds in the Great Train Robbery will be the centre of attention at a classic motor show next month.The ex-army Austin, which was used to transpo ...</p><p><a href="train-robbery-lorry-goes-on-display-13870.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/train-robbery-lorry-goes-on-display-13870.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/train-robbery-lorry-goes-on-display-13870.htmlTue, 09 Oct 2012 13:38:24 GMTUnion backs Jaguar Land Rover deal<p>Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) workers are being encouraged to say yes to a 24-month pay deal that unions believe could have a value of as much as 9.8%.A <a href="http://www.greenflag.com/ ...</p><p><a href="union-backs-jaguar-land-rover-deal-13866.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/union-backs-jaguar-land-rover-deal-13866.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/union-backs-jaguar-land-rover-deal-13866.htmlTue, 09 Oct 2012 11:19:20 GMTHyundai to launch sub-£20K Veloster<p>Hyundai is going to introduce an entry-level Veloster Turbo that will cost less than £20,000, it has been reported.Following on from the recently introduced £21,995 Veloster Turbo SE (Specia ...</p><p><a href="hyundai-to-launch-sub--20k-veloster-13867.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-to-launch-sub--20k-veloster-13867.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hyundai-to-launch-sub--20k-veloster-13867.htmlTue, 09 Oct 2012 11:19:20 GMTCBI issues plans for road tolls<p>The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has published its plans for tolls and charges for using some major road routes within England.To tackle the problem of "clogged-up-roads", the CBI ...</p><p><a href="cbi-issues-plans-for-road-tolls-13864.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cbi-issues-plans-for-road-tolls-13864.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cbi-issues-plans-for-road-tolls-13864.htmlMon, 08 Oct 2012 12:33:34 GMTVW diesels 'supercharged by remap'<p>Volkswagen cars with diesel engines can be boosted with more power thanks to a new after-market engine map, a company has claimed.Superchips said its remap boosted a standard diesel 1.6-litr ...</p><p><a href="vw-diesels--supercharged-by-remap--13865.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-diesels--supercharged-by-remap--13865.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/vw-diesels--supercharged-by-remap--13865.htmlMon, 08 Oct 2012 12:33:34 GMTEnd of the road for highway battle<p>A Government-funded link road between two ailing coastal destinations will go ahead after objectors were unable to secure a judicial review into the plan.Judges sitting at London's High Cour ...</p><p><a href="end-of-the-road-for-highway-battle-13861.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/end-of-the-road-for-highway-battle-13861.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/end-of-the-road-for-highway-battle-13861.htmlMon, 08 Oct 2012 11:43:43 GMTHonda Civic wins award in Paris<p>The Women's World Car of the Year committee has named the Honda Civic as the economy car of the year at the Paris Motor Show.The model was chosen ahead of the Volkswagen UP and the Ford Fies ...</p><p><a href="honda-civic-wins-award-in-paris-13862.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-civic-wins-award-in-paris-13862.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-civic-wins-award-in-paris-13862.htmlMon, 08 Oct 2012 11:43:43 GMTHumperdinck offered £2m for plate<p>Legendary singer Engelbert Humperdinck is asking for help in trying to find a man who offered to buy the crooner's car license plate for £2 million.According to the Release Me singer, "a ver ...</p><p><a href="humperdinck-offered--2m-for-plate-13863.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/humperdinck-offered--2m-for-plate-13863.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/humperdinck-offered--2m-for-plate-13863.htmlMon, 08 Oct 2012 11:43:43 GMTGiraffes' 320-mile trip to new home<p>A special delivery to Scotland's Blair Drummond Safari Park required a specially designed extra-tall trailer, as two giraffes were transported to their new home.Harriet, seven, and Keisha, 1 ...</p><p><a href="giraffes--320-mile-trip-to-new-home-13856.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/giraffes--320-mile-trip-to-new-home-13856.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/giraffes--320-mile-trip-to-new-home-13856.htmlFri, 05 Oct 2012 15:34:05 GMTCar maintenance skills gap revealed<p>Many younger men lack the knowledge to perform basic car maintenance or DIY tasks, according to a survey.Men aged 24 and under should consider purchasing <a href="http://www.greenfl ...</p><p><a href="car-maintenance-skills-gap-revealed-13857.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-maintenance-skills-gap-revealed-13857.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-maintenance-skills-gap-revealed-13857.htmlFri, 05 Oct 2012 15:34:05 GMTMazda3 MPS ready to hit the road<p>Mazda has unveiled a striking new 'dynamic' look for its Mazda3 MPS hot hatch.The upgraded model features 18-inch alloy wheels in gunmetal finish and boasts a top speed of 155mph. Und ...</p><p><a href="mazda3-mps-ready-to-hit-the-road-13858.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda3-mps-ready-to-hit-the-road-13858.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mazda3-mps-ready-to-hit-the-road-13858.htmlFri, 05 Oct 2012 15:34:05 GMTNew car sales rise in September<p>Sales of new cars were better than expected last month, latest figures have revealed. Statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show there were 359, 612 registrat ...</p><p><a href="new-car-sales-rise-in-september-13859.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-rise-in-september-13859.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-sales-rise-in-september-13859.htmlFri, 05 Oct 2012 15:34:05 GMTMore mileage details to be on MoTs<p>MoT certificates will have to include a record of the current mileage of a vehicle as well as the mileage from the last three certificates from November 18. The Vehicle and Operator Services ...</p><p><a href="more-mileage-details-to-be-on-mots-13860.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/more-mileage-details-to-be-on-mots-13860.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/more-mileage-details-to-be-on-mots-13860.htmlFri, 05 Oct 2012 15:34:05 GMTABI: Reduce young driver crash risk<p>The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has called for a number of radical measures to be introduced to reduce the high crash risk young drivers face, and to lower their vehicle insurance costs.< ...</p><p><a href="abi--reduce-young-driver-crash-risk-13853.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/abi--reduce-young-driver-crash-risk-13853.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/abi--reduce-young-driver-crash-risk-13853.htmlThu, 04 Oct 2012 14:53:17 GMTMPs discuss £23k fuel-guzzling tax<p>Buyers of fuel-guzzling vehicles could be set to face a purchase tax of up to £23,000, under new Government proposals.Should the plans be given the green light, buyers of large engined vehic ...</p><p><a href="mps-discuss--23k-fuel-guzzling-tax-13854.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mps-discuss--23k-fuel-guzzling-tax-13854.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mps-discuss--23k-fuel-guzzling-tax-13854.htmlThu, 04 Oct 2012 14:53:17 GMT1,000mph Bloodhound test a success<p>In front of a worldwide audience of millions, the test engine that could power the world's first 1,000mph car has been fired up.The emotion lasted only seconds while the work behind the proj ...</p><p><a href="1-000mph-bloodhound-test-a-success-13855.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/1-000mph-bloodhound-test-a-success-13855.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/1-000mph-bloodhound-test-a-success-13855.htmlThu, 04 Oct 2012 14:53:17 GMTKia features in top 100 brands<p>Featuring for the first time in Interbrand's Top 100 Best Global Brands list is the Kia Motors Corporation, at number 87.Kia's brand, it is now estimated, is worth $4.1 billion and this is a ...</p><p><a href="kia-features-in-top-100-brands-13851.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-features-in-top-100-brands-13851.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-features-in-top-100-brands-13851.htmlThu, 04 Oct 2012 14:16:01 GMTNew sporty look for Nissan X-Trail<p>A new sporty version of the X-Trail 4x4 has been launched by Nissan.The Japanese automotive giant unveiled the new n-tec+ grade, which boasts 18-inch alloy wheels and chrome detailing as par ...</p><p><a href="new-sporty-look-for-nissan-x-trail-13852.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-sporty-look-for-nissan-x-trail-13852.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-sporty-look-for-nissan-x-trail-13852.htmlThu, 04 Oct 2012 14:16:01 GMTMercedes to launch innovative ad<p>Car giant Mercedes-Benz is to launch a new innovative advertising campaign which will involve viewers using Twitter to determine the outcome of the ad.The new advert, which will be shown dur ...</p><p><a href="mercedes-to-launch-innovative-ad-13846.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mercedes-to-launch-innovative-ad-13846.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mercedes-to-launch-innovative-ad-13846.htmlWed, 03 Oct 2012 15:28:57 GMTLexus announces S grade CT 200h<p>Lexus has announced plans to extend its CT 200h range with a new entry-level S grade that delivers carbon dioxide emissions of just 87g/km.It is hoped that the new vehicle will make the CT 2 ...</p><p><a href="lexus-announces-s-grade-ct-200h-13847.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lexus-announces-s-grade-ct-200h-13847.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lexus-announces-s-grade-ct-200h-13847.htmlWed, 03 Oct 2012 15:28:57 GMTBaby trip 'most memorable drive'<p>Important family events are the backbone of parents' most significant driving memories, with bringing a new baby home from hospital topping the list, a study has found.Some 27% of those aske ...</p><p><a href="baby-trip--most-memorable-drive--13848.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/baby-trip--most-memorable-drive--13848.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/baby-trip--most-memorable-drive--13848.htmlWed, 03 Oct 2012 15:28:57 GMTBMW to prevent 'hi-tech' thefts<p>BMW has had to contact large corporate clients who may be affected by security issues that might leave some of its vehicles vulnerable to theft. Gangs of organised criminals have been target ...</p><p><a href="bmw-to-prevent--hi-tech--thefts-13849.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-to-prevent--hi-tech--thefts-13849.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-to-prevent--hi-tech--thefts-13849.htmlWed, 03 Oct 2012 15:28:57 GMTLow petrol sales despite price drop<p>Petrol sales dropped even though prices at the pump were reduced during the spring period, figures have shown. The Department of Energy and Climate Change revealed that there was a year-on-y ...</p><p><a href="low-petrol-sales-despite-price-drop-13850.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/low-petrol-sales-despite-price-drop-13850.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/low-petrol-sales-despite-price-drop-13850.htmlWed, 03 Oct 2012 15:28:57 GMTMotorists 'driving more slowly'<p>Many motorists are going easier on the accelerator pedal in order to be kinder to the environment and cut fuel costs, according to new research.Almost half (45%) of male drivers say they do ...</p><p><a href="motorists--driving-more-slowly--13844.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists--driving-more-slowly--13844.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists--driving-more-slowly--13844.htmlTue, 02 Oct 2012 15:41:14 GMTSchool run 'an accident in waiting'<p>Nearly two thirds of mums (64%) are driven to distraction when ferrying their children to school in the morning, according to new research by Kia, and seven out of ten feel the school run is stress ...</p><p><a href="school-run--an-accident-in-waiting--13845.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/school-run--an-accident-in-waiting--13845.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/school-run--an-accident-in-waiting--13845.htmlTue, 02 Oct 2012 15:41:14 GMTKia unveils new Picanto City model<p>South Korean car maker Kia has unveiled its new three-door Picanto 'City' model, which has just been released in the UK with prices starting at £10,245.The Picanto 'City' is the latest vehic ...</p><p><a href="kia-unveils-new-picanto-city-model-13841.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-unveils-new-picanto-city-model-13841.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-unveils-new-picanto-city-model-13841.htmlTue, 02 Oct 2012 15:11:20 GMTMP plans to cut DVLA bureaucracy<p>British motorists could soon be able to update their vehicle records online under a proposal put forward by Roads Minister Stephen Hammond.Millions of drivers currently have to write to the ...</p><p><a href="mp-plans-to-cut-dvla-bureaucracy-13842.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-plans-to-cut-dvla-bureaucracy-13842.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-plans-to-cut-dvla-bureaucracy-13842.htmlTue, 02 Oct 2012 15:11:20 GMTMet enforces roadside deposits<p>Metropolitan Police officers covering London will be authorised to use the Graduated Fixed Penalty and Roadside Deposit Scheme in conjunction with each other from this week.Differing levels ...</p><p><a href="met-enforces-roadside-deposits-13843.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/met-enforces-roadside-deposits-13843.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/met-enforces-roadside-deposits-13843.htmlTue, 02 Oct 2012 15:11:20 GMTThe end for cowboy wheel clampers?<p>From this month, motorists will no longer have to worry about the costs associated with cowboy clampers, on top of high petrol prices, car insurance and comprehensive <a href="http://www.g ...</p><p><a href="the-end-for-cowboy-wheel-clampers--13839.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/the-end-for-cowboy-wheel-clampers--13839.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/the-end-for-cowboy-wheel-clampers--13839.htmlMon, 01 Oct 2012 14:17:08 GMTCottage nearly falls after crash<p>It seems the owners of a red VW Golf will need more than just good <a href="http://www.greenflag.com/breakdown-cover/">breakdown cover </a> after their car crashed into a thatched cottage ...</p><p><a href="cottage-nearly-falls-after-crash-13840.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cottage-nearly-falls-after-crash-13840.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cottage-nearly-falls-after-crash-13840.htmlMon, 01 Oct 2012 14:17:08 GMTBan for speeding motorcyclist<p>A motorcyclist has been fined and banned from driving for travelling at 104mph past a horse and rider.Police have said that James Wilkinson of Huntington, York, showed shocking disregard for ...</p><p><a href="ban-for-speeding-motorcyclist-13836.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ban-for-speeding-motorcyclist-13836.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ban-for-speeding-motorcyclist-13836.htmlMon, 01 Oct 2012 12:09:44 GMTBeaulieu hosts Simply Smart event<p>The second Simply Smart event on Remembrance Sunday at Beaulieu will be an enormous draw for all Smart car enthusiasts.The grounds of the National Motor Museum will be open for Smart car own ...</p><p><a href="beaulieu-hosts-simply-smart-event-13837.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/beaulieu-hosts-simply-smart-event-13837.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/beaulieu-hosts-simply-smart-event-13837.htmlMon, 01 Oct 2012 12:09:44 GMTMotorists 'changing driving habits'<p>Drivers are making serious lifestyle sacrifices to be able to afford to keep their cars on the road while others are avoiding essential car maintenance, a new report suggests.The report, by ...</p><p><a href="motorists--changing-driving-habits--13838.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists--changing-driving-habits--13838.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorists--changing-driving-habits--13838.htmlMon, 01 Oct 2012 12:09:44 GMTElectric car smashes speed record<p>Developers of an electric supercar are celebrating after smashing the UK land speed record. The Nemesis, which runs on energy from wind turbines, reached a speed of 151mph at Elvington airfi ...</p><p><a href="electric-car-smashes-speed-record-13833.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/electric-car-smashes-speed-record-13833.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/electric-car-smashes-speed-record-13833.htmlFri, 28 Sep 2012 14:54:41 GMTRoad fatalities go up: Government<p>According to official Government statistics the number of people killed on the roads has gone up during the last year.An increase of 3% to 1,901 was seen in road deaths during 2011, compared ...</p><p><a href="road-fatalities-go-up--government-13834.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-fatalities-go-up--government-13834.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/road-fatalities-go-up--government-13834.htmlFri, 28 Sep 2012 14:54:41 GMTCar industry shortage pinpointed<p>According to new research the UK needs to address a skills shortage in the car manufacturing industry if it is to remain attractive to potential investors.Established car firms in the UK hav ...</p><p><a href="car-industry-shortage-pinpointed-13835.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-industry-shortage-pinpointed-13835.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-industry-shortage-pinpointed-13835.htmlFri, 28 Sep 2012 14:54:41 GMTHosts sign new Top Gear deals<p>The hosts of motoring show Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond, have put pen to paper on new commercial deals that will commit them to the programme for a minimum of three more ...</p><p><a href="hosts-sign-new-top-gear-deals-13831.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hosts-sign-new-top-gear-deals-13831.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hosts-sign-new-top-gear-deals-13831.htmlFri, 28 Sep 2012 14:24:27 GMTCouncils 'need help' with roads<p>Councils are facing multi-million pound repair bills after months of persistent rain and flooding which have devastated roads across the country.Council leaders are warning the urgent nature ...</p><p><a href="councils--need-help--with-roads-13832.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/councils--need-help--with-roads-13832.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/councils--need-help--with-roads-13832.htmlFri, 28 Sep 2012 14:24:27 GMTHybrids buck used car sales trend<p>Sales of hybrid cars continue to rise in 2012 with almost 50% more units sold in the second quarter than in the same period last year, according a new report on used car sales.However, while ...</p><p><a href="hybrids-buck-used-car-sales-trend-13828.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hybrids-buck-used-car-sales-trend-13828.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/hybrids-buck-used-car-sales-trend-13828.htmlThu, 27 Sep 2012 15:16:46 GMTToyota unveils specs for new Auris<p>Motorists will be able to get their first look at Toyota's new Auris when it's unveiled this week.And with the British-built five-door hatchback set to make its debut appearance at the Paris ...</p><p><a href="toyota-unveils-specs-for-new-auris-13829.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-unveils-specs-for-new-auris-13829.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/toyota-unveils-specs-for-new-auris-13829.htmlThu, 27 Sep 2012 15:16:46 GMTRocket car to be tested in Newquay<p>The largest hybrid rocket car ever designed in Europe is scheduled to undergo testing at Newquay Airport in Cornwall next week.The Bloodhound Supersonic Car, which was developed by the educa ...</p><p><a href="rocket-car-to-be-tested-in-newquay-13830.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rocket-car-to-be-tested-in-newquay-13830.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/rocket-car-to-be-tested-in-newquay-13830.htmlThu, 27 Sep 2012 15:16:46 GMTLimited 208 GTi available next year<p>A special edition of Peugeot's forthcoming 208 GTi will be available next year, the company has announced.There will only be 29 of the 208 GTi Limited Edition hot hatches made available for ...</p><p><a href="limited-208-gti-available-next-year-13826.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/limited-208-gti-available-next-year-13826.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/limited-208-gti-available-next-year-13826.htmlThu, 27 Sep 2012 14:21:01 GMTUK sat-nav app reaches 10m mark<p>A satellite navigation app developed by a UK start-up has now got more than 10m registered users globally.The days of drivers tussling with large maps in lay-bys appear to be over, with moto ...</p><p><a href="uk-sat-nav-app-reaches-10m-mark-13827.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-sat-nav-app-reaches-10m-mark-13827.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-sat-nav-app-reaches-10m-mark-13827.htmlThu, 27 Sep 2012 14:21:01 GMTCars washed away as floods strike<p>A county councillor in Northumberland has said a number of cars were washed down a river when it burst its banks following unusually heavy rainfall.A number of homes in Rothbury, Thropton, a ...</p><p><a href="cars-washed-away-as-floods-strike-13824.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cars-washed-away-as-floods-strike-13824.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/cars-washed-away-as-floods-strike-13824.htmlWed, 26 Sep 2012 15:23:09 GMTCalifornia approves driverless cars<p>Self-driving cars have moved a step closer to reality after the vehicles were given the go-ahead in California. A new law signed by state governor Jerry Brown means autonomous vehicles can n ...</p><p><a href="california-approves-driverless-cars-13825.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/california-approves-driverless-cars-13825.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/california-approves-driverless-cars-13825.htmlWed, 26 Sep 2012 15:23:09 GMTFord to start European job cuts<p>American car maker Ford has announced plans to slash several hundred jobs across Europe, which will affect employees at plants in the UK.Around 15,000 British workers are employed at Ford pl ...</p><p><a href="ford-to-start-european-job-cuts-13822.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-to-start-european-job-cuts-13822.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-to-start-european-job-cuts-13822.htmlWed, 26 Sep 2012 14:22:50 GMTCanal bridges may get CCTV cameras<p>The Canal and River Trust has installed its first CCTV camera on a humpback bridge in a bid to catch hit-and-run motorists who have caused over £1m-worth of damage at a hotspot in Worcestershire.</ ...</p><p><a href="canal-bridges-may-get-cctv-cameras-13823.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/canal-bridges-may-get-cctv-cameras-13823.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/canal-bridges-may-get-cctv-cameras-13823.htmlWed, 26 Sep 2012 14:22:50 GMTSeat provides glimpse of the future<p>Seat will launch the all-new Leon at the Paris Motor Show later this month.The new model will be the most advanced car that Seat has ever built, according to the Spanish car manufacturer. Th ...</p><p><a href="seat-provides-glimpse-of-the-future-13819.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seat-provides-glimpse-of-the-future-13819.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/seat-provides-glimpse-of-the-future-13819.htmlTue, 25 Sep 2012 15:27:03 GMTAston Martin 'coolest' car brand<p>In the battle for image superiority, Aston Martin has now been overtaken by Apple as the "coolest brand" in the UK.The luxury car maker is still the highest placed vehicle manufacturer thoug ...</p><p><a href="aston-martin--coolest--car-brand-13820.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/aston-martin--coolest--car-brand-13820.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/aston-martin--coolest--car-brand-13820.htmlTue, 25 Sep 2012 15:27:03 GMTAsda cuts spark petrol price war<p>Asda has announced plans to slash up to 3p off its petrol prices.The UK's second biggest supermarket said it will cap unleaded prices at 135.7p and diesel prices at 139.7p. Its rivals ...</p><p><a href="asda-cuts-spark-petrol-price-war-13821.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/asda-cuts-spark-petrol-price-war-13821.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/asda-cuts-spark-petrol-price-war-13821.htmlTue, 25 Sep 2012 15:27:03 GMTLib Dems vote for 20mph limits<p>Members of the Liberal Democrats have voted in favour of introducing 20mph speed limits in residential areas in cities and towns across the UK.The vote was held during the Lib Dem party conf ...</p><p><a href="lib-dems-vote-for-20mph-limits-13817.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lib-dems-vote-for-20mph-limits-13817.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/lib-dems-vote-for-20mph-limits-13817.htmlTue, 25 Sep 2012 14:23:07 GMTNew S3 version has Audi purring<p>Audi has announced details of the forthcoming S3 model.The next S3 is a quantum leap forward from its predecessor - as the new model is a massive 60kg lighter and yet is still capable of 296 ...</p><p><a href="new-s3-version-has-audi-purring-13818.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-s3-version-has-audi-purring-13818.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-s3-version-has-audi-purring-13818.htmlTue, 25 Sep 2012 14:23:07 GMT36% forget their car's MOT date<p>One in 10 drivers fails to perform any safety check on their vehicles, according to new research from Kwik Fit.The high street garage chain claims that 36% of drivers forget their car's firs ...</p><p><a href="36--forget-their-car-s-mot-date-13814.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/36--forget-their-car-s-mot-date-13814.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/36--forget-their-car-s-mot-date-13814.htmlMon, 24 Sep 2012 15:36:27 GMTConfusion fears over clamping ban<p>Having your car wheel clamped is right up there with having to pay for roadside assistance if you don't have sufficient <a href="http://www.greenflag.com/breakdown-cover/">breakdown cover ...</p><p><a href="confusion-fears-over-clamping-ban-13815.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/confusion-fears-over-clamping-ban-13815.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/confusion-fears-over-clamping-ban-13815.htmlMon, 24 Sep 2012 15:36:27 GMTLimited edition Skodas go on sale<p>Skoda fans will have to act fast if they want to get their hands on two limited edition vehicles that have been added to the flagship Octavia range.A total of 2,000 Octavia SE Connect vehicl ...</p><p><a href="limited-edition-skodas-go-on-sale-13816.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/limited-edition-skodas-go-on-sale-13816.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/limited-edition-skodas-go-on-sale-13816.htmlMon, 24 Sep 2012 15:36:27 GMTOne in five 'plan to buy a car'<p>Around one in five Britons are expected to be in the market for a new car insurance policy and <a href="http://www.greenflag.com/breakdown-cover/">breakdown cover </a> over the next six mo ...</p><p><a href="one-in-five--plan-to-buy-a-car--13812.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/one-in-five--plan-to-buy-a-car--13812.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/one-in-five--plan-to-buy-a-car--13812.htmlMon, 24 Sep 2012 14:24:45 GMTDrivers issued with weather warning<p>Motorists have been warned to expect some tricky driving conditions to end the month after the Environment Agency issued dozens of flood warnings across Britain.Following on from the wettest ...</p><p><a href="drivers-issued-with-weather-warning-13813.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-issued-with-weather-warning-13813.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-issued-with-weather-warning-13813.htmlMon, 24 Sep 2012 14:24:45 GMTBMW scoops prestigious Green award<p>What Car? has named its Green Car of the Year as the BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics Auto due to its "real world" 56mpg fuel consumption figures and low tax rating with 110g/km CO2.In commenting ...</p><p><a href="bmw-scoops-prestigious-green-award-13810.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-scoops-prestigious-green-award-13810.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-scoops-prestigious-green-award-13810.htmlFri, 21 Sep 2012 15:20:10 GMTDrop in car production in August<p>A 13-month run if increases in the number of cars built in the UK ended in August when production dropped by 8.9%, the latest figures show.The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMM ...</p><p><a href="drop-in-car-production-in-august-13811.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drop-in-car-production-in-august-13811.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drop-in-car-production-in-august-13811.htmlFri, 21 Sep 2012 15:20:10 GMT20p tyre safety pledge launched<p>A potentially life-saving pledge has been launched on Facebook by TyreSafe as part of October's tyre safety month.In a bid to help improve road safety this winter, visitors to TyreSafe's Fac ...</p><p><a href="20p-tyre-safety-pledge-launched-13807.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/20p-tyre-safety-pledge-launched-13807.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/20p-tyre-safety-pledge-launched-13807.htmlFri, 21 Sep 2012 12:24:04 GMTDon't panic Dad's Army van for sale<p>If you have a home-guard platoon to ferry round or just fancy owning a bit of TV history you could do a lot worse than buying Lance Corporal Jones' van.That's right, Jones' pride and joy fro ...</p><p><a href="don-t-panic-dad-s-army-van-for-sale-13808.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/don-t-panic-dad-s-army-van-for-sale-13808.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/don-t-panic-dad-s-army-van-for-sale-13808.htmlFri, 21 Sep 2012 12:24:04 GMTHonda reveals ambitious strategy<p>The Motor President of Honda has announced plans to double the car manufacturer's sales during the next five years.Takanobu Ito said the Japanese car maker is ready to go on the offensive af ...</p><p><a href="honda-reveals-ambitious-strategy-13809.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-reveals-ambitious-strategy-13809.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/honda-reveals-ambitious-strategy-13809.htmlFri, 21 Sep 2012 12:24:04 GMTNew Kia Carens images released<p>Kia has released the first production images of the new Carens, ahead of its unveiling at next week's Paris Motor Show.The next generation Carens retains the spaciousness and value of the ex ...</p><p><a href="new-kia-carens-images-released-13802.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-kia-carens-images-released-13802.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-kia-carens-images-released-13802.htmlThu, 20 Sep 2012 15:46:58 GMTBiker filmed doing 130mph wheelie<p>A motorcyclist filmed performing a wheelie at 103mph has been condemned by police for endangering his life and the safety of the public. Lukasz Wisniewski, 26, of Firth Avenue, Leeds, carrie ...</p><p><a href="biker-filmed-doing-130mph-wheelie-13803.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/biker-filmed-doing-130mph-wheelie-13803.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/biker-filmed-doing-130mph-wheelie-13803.htmlThu, 20 Sep 2012 15:46:58 GMTDrivers consider cycling dangerous<p>Almost a third of motorists do not cycle as they consider it too dangerous, a survey has revealed. Some 2,000 drivers were questioned by online motor auction website motors.co.uk, with 32% o ...</p><p><a href="drivers-consider-cycling-dangerous-13804.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-consider-cycling-dangerous-13804.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/drivers-consider-cycling-dangerous-13804.htmlThu, 20 Sep 2012 15:46:58 GMTReport slams electric car grants<p>A report by the House of Commons Transport Committee has called in to question the Government's policy of subsidising the purchase of electric cars.At present, the Department of Transport pr ...</p><p><a href="report-slams-electric-car-grants-13805.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/report-slams-electric-car-grants-13805.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/report-slams-electric-car-grants-13805.htmlThu, 20 Sep 2012 15:46:58 GMTNew look Verso ready for debut<p>Toyota will unveil its new Verso model, designed and built in Europe, at the 2012 Paris Motor Show at the end of this month.The revamped Verso will be the first major development taken from ...</p><p><a href="new-look-verso-ready-for-debut-13806.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-look-verso-ready-for-debut-13806.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-look-verso-ready-for-debut-13806.htmlThu, 20 Sep 2012 15:46:58 GMTMotorcyclist 'lucky' to survive<p>A motorcyclist who lay seriously injured in a ditch for three days after he crashed is lucky to be alive, his sister has said.Anthony Margrave crashed near Thorne, South Yorkshire and spent ...</p><p><a href="motorcyclist--lucky--to-survive-13797.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorcyclist--lucky--to-survive-13797.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/motorcyclist--lucky--to-survive-13797.htmlWed, 19 Sep 2012 15:04:13 GMTBMW most efficiently powerful cars<p>BMW cars give the most power for the CO2 released according to a study by website cleangreencars.com.The manufacturer beat its German rivals Mercedes and Audi as the car manufacturer that pr ...</p><p><a href="bmw-most-efficiently-powerful-cars-13798.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-most-efficiently-powerful-cars-13798.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bmw-most-efficiently-powerful-cars-13798.htmlWed, 19 Sep 2012 15:04:13 GMTMG offer 'old banger' trade-in deal<p>Motorists can trade in almost any old banger to get £3,000 off a new model with a scheme launched by MG.Owners of any roadworthy car with at least 14 days MOT remaining can take their vehicl ...</p><p><a href="mg-offer--old-banger--trade-in-deal-13799.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mg-offer--old-banger--trade-in-deal-13799.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mg-offer--old-banger--trade-in-deal-13799.htmlWed, 19 Sep 2012 15:04:13 GMTMP launches car parking legislation<p>An MP has proposed legislation to stop car park operators from "ripping off" drivers after concerns about the way some car parks are run.Blaenau Gwent Labour MP Nick Smith said it was "inexc ...</p><p><a href="mp-launches-car-parking-legislation-13800.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-launches-car-parking-legislation-13800.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mp-launches-car-parking-legislation-13800.htmlWed, 19 Sep 2012 15:04:13 GMTNew Yaris to attract young drivers<p>Stylish young drivers will be targeted by Toyota's new Yaris model, which is due to be launched in showrooms in 2013.The Japanese manufacturers said the new Yaris Trend has been designed to ...</p><p><a href="new-yaris-to-attract-young-drivers-13801.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-yaris-to-attract-young-drivers-13801.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-yaris-to-attract-young-drivers-13801.htmlWed, 19 Sep 2012 15:04:13 GMTOlder driver numbers set to balloon<p>As the UK adjusts to an ageing population, younger drivers will need to get used to seeing much older faces out on the roads.The number of drivers over 90 is set to increase by almost a fift ...</p><p><a href="older-driver-numbers-set-to-balloon-13792.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/older-driver-numbers-set-to-balloon-13792.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/older-driver-numbers-set-to-balloon-13792.htmlTue, 18 Sep 2012 16:20:01 GMTNew lower price VW Beetle launched<p>A new version of the Beetle at a lower price point has been launched by Volkswagen.The entry-level model, featuring the familiar 1.2-litre TSI turbocharged petrol engine with a six-speed man ...</p><p><a href="new-lower-price-vw-beetle-launched-13793.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-lower-price-vw-beetle-launched-13793.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-lower-price-vw-beetle-launched-13793.htmlTue, 18 Sep 2012 16:20:01 GMTBrits urged to step up eye care<p>Good eyesight, whether natural or assisted by glasses, is essential for all motorists but almost one in 10 people have not made a trip to the opticians during the past 10 years, according to new re ...</p><p><a href="brits-urged-to-step-up-eye-care-13794.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brits-urged-to-step-up-eye-care-13794.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/brits-urged-to-step-up-eye-care-13794.htmlTue, 18 Sep 2012 16:20:01 GMTGarage labour soars to record high<p>The price of garage labour has surged to a record high of almost £83 per hour, leaving motorists already struggling with high fuel costs even further out of pocket, a new survey has revealed.<p ...</p><p><a href="garage-labour-soars-to-record-high-13795.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/garage-labour-soars-to-record-high-13795.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/garage-labour-soars-to-record-high-13795.htmlTue, 18 Sep 2012 16:20:01 GMTVolvo leading self-drive innovation<p>Volvo has revealed plans to create a range of self-driving vehicles in an attempt to become the safest car manufacturer in the world.Autonomous driving technology is at an early stage, but i ...</p><p><a href="volvo-leading-self-drive-innovation-13796.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volvo-leading-self-drive-innovation-13796.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/volvo-leading-self-drive-innovation-13796.htmlTue, 18 Sep 2012 16:20:01 GMT300 snared by police crackdown<p>A police crackdown across Scotland has seen more than 300 motorists caught driving while using their mobile phones.The one-day crackdown, held between September 19 and 20, saw ten lorry driv ...</p><p><a href="300-snared-by-police-crackdown-13787.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/300-snared-by-police-crackdown-13787.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/300-snared-by-police-crackdown-13787.htmlMon, 17 Sep 2012 15:19:31 GMTUK taxes foreign haulage vehicles<p>Lorries from outside the UK will be charged up to £1,000 each year to use the roads within British borders.The charge has been levied to aid British hauliers so that there will be a "level p ...</p><p><a href="uk-taxes-foreign-haulage-vehicles-13788.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-taxes-foreign-haulage-vehicles-13788.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-taxes-foreign-haulage-vehicles-13788.htmlMon, 17 Sep 2012 15:19:31 GMTSmart Forstars to premiere in Paris<p>Details of Smart's latest model have been revealed ahead of its premiere at the Paris Road Show later this month.The electric car, called the forstars, is a coupe with room for two people an ...</p><p><a href="smart-forstars-to-premiere-in-paris-13789.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/smart-forstars-to-premiere-in-paris-13789.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/smart-forstars-to-premiere-in-paris-13789.htmlMon, 17 Sep 2012 15:19:31 GMTUK's road infrastructure criticised<p>Almost two thirds of company bosses believe that the UK's road network is in decline, according to new research.The survey of 568 business leaders undertaken by the CBI and professional serv ...</p><p><a href="uk-s-road-infrastructure-criticised-13790.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-s-road-infrastructure-criticised-13790.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/uk-s-road-infrastructure-criticised-13790.htmlMon, 17 Sep 2012 15:19:31 GMTSafety not speed, says new minister<p>Patrick McLoughlin, the new Transport Secretary, said that safety has to be the main concern when considering changes to motorway speed limits as "speed does kill".Last year when former tran ...</p><p><a href="safety-not-speed--says-new-minister-13791.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/safety-not-speed--says-new-minister-13791.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/safety-not-speed--says-new-minister-13791.htmlMon, 17 Sep 2012 15:19:31 GMTStonehenge 'most distracting sight'<p>More drivers have an accident while gazing at Stonehenge than at any other landmark in the UK, according to a new poll.The research from OnePoll found that the ancient stone circles in Wilts ...</p><p><a href="stonehenge--most-distracting-sight--13785.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/stonehenge--most-distracting-sight--13785.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/stonehenge--most-distracting-sight--13785.htmlFri, 14 Sep 2012 15:22:40 GMTFord Transit tops thieves' list<p>The Ford Transit is at the top of the list of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) that thieves most commonly steal, according to HPI's most recent data.Following not far behind are the Mercedes ...</p><p><a href="ford-transit-tops-thieves--list-13786.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-transit-tops-thieves--list-13786.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ford-transit-tops-thieves--list-13786.htmlFri, 14 Sep 2012 15:22:40 GMTNissan recalls cars as precaution<p>Problems with a steering wheel have led Nissan to recall 51,000 cars for "precautionary" checks. In August a driver in Finland complained of a loose steering wheel.The cars concerned ...</p><p><a href="nissan-recalls-cars-as-precaution-13782.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-recalls-cars-as-precaution-13782.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-recalls-cars-as-precaution-13782.htmlFri, 14 Sep 2012 14:34:40 GMTMany garages 'filled with junk'<p>Millions of garage owners have resorted to parking their cars on the road or driveway because their garages are filled with junk, according to new research.The survey for Continental Tyres f ...</p><p><a href="many-garages--filled-with-junk--13783.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/many-garages--filled-with-junk--13783.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/many-garages--filled-with-junk--13783.htmlFri, 14 Sep 2012 14:34:40 GMTTips for driving when pregnant<p>It is vital to belt up when pregnant as this is the only thing stopping a person from flying forward and hitting their abdomen on the steering wheel, says an advanced driver.Amanda Smith, a ...</p><p><a href="tips-for-driving-when-pregnant-13784.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tips-for-driving-when-pregnant-13784.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/tips-for-driving-when-pregnant-13784.htmlFri, 14 Sep 2012 14:34:40 GMT'Use you phone, lose you licence'<p>A new crackdown will give the Traffic Commissioner in Scotland the power to suspend the licences of bus and lorry drivers who are caught using their mobile phones while driving.The move is a ...</p><p><a href="-use-you-phone--lose-you-licence--13779.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-use-you-phone--lose-you-licence--13779.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/-use-you-phone--lose-you-licence--13779.htmlThu, 13 Sep 2012 15:03:40 GMTFerdinand gets 6-month driving ban<p>Rio Ferdinand has been banned from driving for six months after he was caught speeding three times in five weeks on the same Manchester Road.Trafford Magistrates' Court also ordered the 33-y ...</p><p><a href="ferdinand-gets-6-month-driving-ban-13780.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ferdinand-gets-6-month-driving-ban-13780.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/ferdinand-gets-6-month-driving-ban-13780.htmlThu, 13 Sep 2012 15:03:40 GMTMOT warning for used car buyers<p>Used car buyers have been urged to check the MOT status of a vehicle online rather than rely on a paper version after a 38-year-old man was arrested in Cleveland on suspicion of forging test certif ...</p><p><a href="mot-warning-for-used-car-buyers-13781.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mot-warning-for-used-car-buyers-13781.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/mot-warning-for-used-car-buyers-13781.htmlThu, 13 Sep 2012 15:03:40 GMTAifix sanctions model Aston sale<p>Airfix has given its blessing for a highly detailed life-size model of an Aston Martin DBR1 to be auctioned off at the Goodwood Revival festival this weekend.The model car was built in the s ...</p><p><a href="aifix-sanctions-model-aston-sale-13777.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/aifix-sanctions-model-aston-sale-13777.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/aifix-sanctions-model-aston-sale-13777.htmlThu, 13 Sep 2012 14:32:49 GMTPorsche plots launch of diesel SUV<p>The new Porsche Cayenne S Diesel will have twice the level of torque as a standard Porsche 911.Porsche announced that the new SUV, powered by a 4.2-litre V8 engine, can accelerate from 0-62m ...</p><p><a href="porsche-plots-launch-of-diesel-suv-13778.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/porsche-plots-launch-of-diesel-suv-13778.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/porsche-plots-launch-of-diesel-suv-13778.htmlThu, 13 Sep 2012 14:32:49 GMTNew car finance market booming<p>The new car finance market saw year-on-year growth of almost 50% in July, according to new figures.The market ballooned 48% in value and 42% by volume in the month before the London Olympics ...</p><p><a href="new-car-finance-market-booming-13774.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-finance-market-booming-13774.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-car-finance-market-booming-13774.htmlWed, 12 Sep 2012 14:59:30 GMTPeugeot to showcase 40 new vehicles<p>Peugeot will have 40 concept cars and production vehicles on display at the Paris Motor Show this year.A stand at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles venue will measure 3,900 square metres. T ...</p><p><a href="peugeot-to-showcase-40-new-vehicles-13775.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-to-showcase-40-new-vehicles-13775.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/peugeot-to-showcase-40-new-vehicles-13775.htmlWed, 12 Sep 2012 14:59:30 GMTIllegal diesel launder plant seized<p>Motorists are being warned against the dangers of using illegal fuel after authorities shut down a mobile red diesel laundering operation.Cheaper red diesel is designed to be used by agricul ...</p><p><a href="illegal-diesel-launder-plant-seized-13776.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/illegal-diesel-launder-plant-seized-13776.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/illegal-diesel-launder-plant-seized-13776.htmlWed, 12 Sep 2012 14:59:30 GMTPorsches 'best at retaining value'<p>Porsche vehicles have long been heralded as the epitome of style and elegance and it now appears that the German car manufacturer can add another string to its bow.According to CAP, Porsche ...</p><p><a href="porsches--best-at-retaining-value--13772.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/porsches--best-at-retaining-value--13772.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/porsches--best-at-retaining-value--13772.htmlWed, 12 Sep 2012 14:20:21 GMTHeavy traffic stresses van drivers<p>Heavy traffic is a major cause of stress for van drivers, with 93% confessing they have been late for appointments thanks to jams and hold-ups, new research has revealed.Over a quarter (27%) ...</p><p><a href="heavy-traffic-stresses-van-drivers-13773.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/heavy-traffic-stresses-van-drivers-13773.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/heavy-traffic-stresses-van-drivers-13773.htmlWed, 12 Sep 2012 14:20:21 GMTKia launches Cee'd Sportswagon<p>Kia launched the second model in its new Cee'd range when the Sportswagon was rolled out on forecourts around the UK earlier this week.Hot on the heels of the stylish Kia Cee'd Hatchback rel ...</p><p><a href="kia-launches-cee-d-sportswagon-13767.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-launches-cee-d-sportswagon-13767.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/kia-launches-cee-d-sportswagon-13767.htmlTue, 11 Sep 2012 14:54:39 GMTNew tyre laws a mystery to drivers<p>Over 70% of UK motorists are unaware of the new EU regulations on tyre labelling which are being introduced at the start of November, according to research by rubber producer Lanxess.The sur ...</p><p><a href="new-tyre-laws-a-mystery-to-drivers-13768.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-tyre-laws-a-mystery-to-drivers-13768.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/new-tyre-laws-a-mystery-to-drivers-13768.htmlTue, 11 Sep 2012 14:54:39 GMTMen's pass rates pip women's<p>Women are 6.4% less likely than men to pass their practical driving test, according to analysis of statistics carried out by road safety charity the IAM.The Department for Transport publishe ...</p><p><a href="men-s-pass-rates-pip-women-s-13769.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/men-s-pass-rates-pip-women-s-13769.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/men-s-pass-rates-pip-women-s-13769.htmlTue, 11 Sep 2012 14:54:39 GMTBond car goes under the hammer<p>One of James Bond's trademark Aston Martins is going under the auction hammer next month to raise money for children's charity Barnado's.The famous spy - currently played by actor Daniel Cra ...</p><p><a href="bond-car-goes-under-the-hammer-13770.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bond-car-goes-under-the-hammer-13770.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/bond-car-goes-under-the-hammer-13770.htmlTue, 11 Sep 2012 14:54:39 GMTCar collection sold for £700,000<p>A car collector has made nearly £700,000 after he sold his entire classic vehicle collection at an auction in Hampshire.Stephen Johns, who started the Exmoor Classic Car Museum in Porlock, S ...</p><p><a href="car-collection-sold-for--700-000-13771.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-collection-sold-for--700-000-13771.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/car-collection-sold-for--700-000-13771.htmlTue, 11 Sep 2012 14:54:39 GMTPolice order drivers to belt up<p>Police in Avon and Somerset are launching a week-long crackdown on motorists driving without a seatbelt.Mobile patrols will be scouring the roads from September 10-16 as part of a Europe-wid ...</p><p><a href="police-order-drivers-to-belt-up-13762.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-order-drivers-to-belt-up-13762.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/police-order-drivers-to-belt-up-13762.htmlMon, 10 Sep 2012 13:48:04 GMTNissan unveils new Venucia R50<p>Nissan has recovered from a temporary slump in sales last month by unveiling the second model from its low cost Venucia range.The R50 hatchback follows in the footsteps of the D50 sedan, whi ...</p><p><a href="nissan-unveils-new-venucia-r50-13763.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-unveils-new-venucia-r50-13763.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/nissan-unveils-new-venucia-r50-13763.htmlMon, 10 Sep 2012 13:48:04 GMTForth gen Range Rover launched<p>Orders are now being taken for the new, fourth generation Range Rover, which is due to hit the showrooms in 2013.The much anticipated new model is targeting the high-end premium car market, ...</p><p><a href="forth-gen-range-rover-launched-13764.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/forth-gen-range-rover-launched-13764.htmlhttp://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/forth-gen-range-rover-launched-13764.htmlMon, 10 Sep 2012 13:48:04 GMTFour years for van fraud salesman<p>A Nottingham car salesman has been jailed for four years after making over £50,000 by wiping thousands of miles off the clocks of vans that he sold.Maxwell Alvey, of Gedling Road in Nottingh ...</p><p><a href="four-years-for-van-fraud-salesman-13765.html">Read the full story</a></p>http://www.greenflag.com/news/stories/four-years-for-van-fraud-salesman-13765.htmlht