Archive for September, 2010
Local councils grappling to balance their finances have found a champion in the form of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
The road safety charity has issued special guidance to help local authorities prioritise their services that are vital for ensuring the safety of roads around the UK.
It is hoped that [...]
Brits are losing out on saving large sums of money by missing out on the opportunity to check out the deals available at used and salvaged car auctions.
While first-time car buyers were looking at picking up bargain deals, 85 per cent had not even considered the option of trying out an auction, according to research [...]
Salvaged car drivers should look forward to a new initiative that is aimed at cutting the carbon footprint of the average household.
At the centre of the partnership, called One Tonne Life, are three leading brands: Volvo Car Corporation, homebuilders A-hus and energy suppliers Vattenfall.
The project is aimed at encouraging people to make energy-efficient [...]
Porsche is set to create car parts for its new Panamera sedan on a new press line.
The revelation by Manufacturing Talk concerns the production of body panels, but could have implications for car salvage dealers recovering these models in the future.
Porsche's decision will improve the automated production process and enable greater flexibility.
The move comes after [...]
Drivers of salvage cars should remember that changes will be introduced to the driving test from next Monday (October 4th).
As well as the usual procedures, the test will now include a ten-minute "independent driving" component, which means learners will be assessed on their ability to drive around without prompts from the instructor.
"The aim of independent [...]