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Morrisons starts charging for air at petrol stations

Morrisons has scrapped a scheme which offered customers free air for their tyres when they spent £15 or more on fuel

10 July 2019

Car tax is going up for most – what will you pay?

Owners of all but the most carbon-efficient cars will pay more road tax this year, with inflation-linked rises kicking in from Mon 1 Apr

2 April 2019

Motorists overcharged by £1,000+ for car finance loans

Some car finance customers are paying more than £1,000 extra in interest charges due to certain commission incentives, the Financial Conduct Authority has said

4 March 2019

Driving to Europe after Brexit? Here's when you'll need to ask your insurer for a green card

Some major insurers have told MoneySavingExpert they've started issuing 'green cards' to motorists who want to drive in the EU in case of a no-deal Brexit - but one big name isn't yet providing them. Here's how to apply and how long each insurer will take to send them

13 February 2019

Pothole damage payouts double after harsh winter

The number of successful pothole claims following incidents on motorways or major A roads more than doubled in the last financial year, according to new figures from Highways England.

22 November 2018

Affected by the VW emissions issue? The deadline to join a lawsuit is approaching

Drivers who bought Volkswagen cars which produced more pollution than advertised could potentially claim £1,000s in compensation by joining a 'class action' (should it win) – but you'll need to be quick as the deadline for joining a claims group is in a matter of days

16 October 2018

Private parking firms could hand out 6.5 million tickets this year

Almost six and a half million private parking tickets could be handed to UK drivers this financial year

20 August 2018

Learners waste £100,000s a year on driving tests they instantly fail

Learners are failing their driving test for reasons such as forgetting L plates or their not being up to scratch

16 July 2018

Warning: 34,000 fined last year for not taxing vehicles which are FREE to tax

Drivers paid over £500,000 in fines last year for not applying to tax vehicles which cost nothing to tax

26 June 2018

New ultra-low emission zone in London to expand in 2021

London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be expanded up to the North and South Circular boundary in 2021

8 June 2018

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