Car buyers could get compensation after claims of price fixing by shipping companies

Class-action lawsuit claims dealers and buyers were overcharged due to price-fixing cartel of five car-shipping companies

Motorists and businesses who bought or leased a new car between October 2006 and September 2015 could be entitled to compensation, following claims that five shipping companies conspired to fix the prices they charged for transporting new cars and vans to the UK. An estimated 80 per cent of motorists who purchased a car or van during the above period may have been Continue reading “Car buyers could get compensation after claims of price fixing by shipping companies”

Number of supermarket EV chargers doubles in two years

More than 600 supermarkets in the UK now offer electric vehicle charging facilities, with a total of 1,115 chargers between them

The number of electric vehicle charge points at supermarkets has doubled in two years, new data reveals.

Supermarkets across the UK installed 542 electric car charging points between October 2017 and the end of 2019, bringing the total number of chargers to 1,115 across 608 sites, and representing a 95 per cent increase over the period.

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New BMW X5 M Competition 2020 review

The new 617bhp BMW X5 M Competition is a fine example of what BMW's M Division can doVerdict4BMW’s latest M car is a fine example of what M Division can do to what is, let’s face it, not a natural home for its handiwork. As high performance SUVs go the X5 M Competition is quick and hugely capable, while it’s a technological tour de force and highlights how BMW’s build quality is as good as it now gets. It’ll provide a stiff challenge for a Porsche Cayenne Turbo, and even the more Continue reading “New BMW X5 M Competition 2020 review”

How To Get A Hardship License After A DUI In RI

Before 2015, if you lived in Rhode Island and received a DUI charge or refused to take a breathalyzer test, it would have been pretty much impossible for you to continue driving. Fortunately, the law changed that year. This does not mean that you are free and clear to drive. But it does open a door for you to drive: it gives you the possibility of obtaining a hardship license.

What is a hardship license?

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How Do I Make a Claim After a Bus Accident?

In large cities like New York, bus accidents happen more often than they should. Victims that suffer injuries due to an accident caused by a bus driver, may face unique challenges during the claims process. This is because most public transportation buses are owned and operated by government agencies and entities. 

If a bus accident occurs due to the fault of another motorist, then the typical insurance claims process will be followed. Top-rated New York bus accident lawyers at Isaacson, Continue reading “How Do I Make a Claim After a Bus Accident?”

5 Things That Happen If You Get a DUI

Every state in the U.S. deems driving under the influence of alcohol (or any illegal substance) to be a serious offense. Not only can it be dangerous to you and your passengers, but it can be deadly for others sharing the road with you. In fact, more than 10,000 people die each year in alcohol-related crashed in the United States. In addition to the potential bodily harm that it can cause, drunk driving can also lead to expensive property damage. Law enforcement agencies levy steep penalties Continue reading “5 Things That Happen If You Get a DUI”

Top 7 Vehicles for Adventure And Mountain Driving

Tackling the great outdoors is a fun hobby if you have the right know how, and just as importantly, the right gear. The days of rugged do-it-yourself attitude are not over, but heading into the wilderness on adventure should be taken seriously, and that means being ready for any terrain.

Before taking your first step up a mountain, you have to get there first. Part of the fun of mountaineering and adventuring comes from the vehicles you can use. 

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New sporty Volkswagen Arteon R-Line Edition uncovered

The Volkswagen Arteon R-Line Edition, which is limited to just 1,000 examples, features extra standard kit and a unique colour scheme

Volkswagen has revealed the Arteon R-Line Edition. Orders are open now, with production for the sporty trim level of the Passat’s coupe-like relation limited to just 1,000 units, with prices starting from £36,850.

As with other VW models dressed in the R-Line trim, the Arteon gets a range of cosmetic upgrades to separate it from the lesser models. Most Continue reading “New sporty Volkswagen Arteon R-Line Edition uncovered”

Geneva Motor Show 2020: the cars we would have seen at cancelled show

The 2020 Geneva Motor Show is off. Here are all the cars you would have seen…

The 2020 Geneva Motor Show was due to open its doors to the world’s press on Tuesday 3rd of March, but has now been cancelled by show organisers due to the developing outbreak of coronavirus in Europe. 

Geneva is one of the most important events in the motoring calendar, acting as a stage for some of the world’s biggest new car launches but the 2020 installment is off after the Swiss Government banned any Continue reading “Geneva Motor Show 2020: the cars we would have seen at cancelled show”