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Online service being introduced by Government to help drivers report accidents

Department for Transport

Drivers could soon be able to report accidents online, making it quicker and easier, under new proposals by the Department for Transport. Many police forces already allow victims to report crimes online and this could be extended to crashes in a bid to modernise the service, Roads Minister, Jesse Norman will tell the National Roads Policing Conference today (30 January ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz break more records after successful 2017

Mercedes-Benz Vans

Mercedes-Benz has once again beat their previous year in terms of sales performance. Mercedes-Benz Vans topped 40,000 van sales in the UK for the first time ever in 2017, which on its own is an eighth successive record year for the manufacturing giant. In the first year of Mercedes-Benz Vans being its own legal entity, they reached sales of 41,404 ... Read More »

Top tips for first time LCV drivers

LCV first time drivers

Getting behind the wheel of a Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) for the first time can be a daunting prospect, as most are considerably different to driving your standard car, here are some tips to help make your journey more comfortable and safe. The ability to drive a 3.5 tonne vehicle on a standard car driving license, it’s possible that one day ... Read More »

ChargePoint Services continues roll-out of petrol station EV charging network

ChargePoint Services

ChargePoint Services is continuing its work on installing a UK-wide rapid charging network at petrol station forecourts, with an initial target of 60 expected by the end of Q1 2018. The ChargePoint network is being established through a partnership with Motor Fuel Group (MFG), who have more than 400 petrol stations in the UK operating under the BP, Shell, JET ... Read More »

Toyota reveal the e-Palette, futuristic autonomous vehicle concept

Toyota autonomous delivery concept

Toyota, the second biggest automaker in the world, has revealed very ambitious plans to develop battery-powered autonomous vehicles which Toyota believe will tackle mobility and delivery services in the coming age of the autonomous vehicle. Toyota is calling it the ‘e-Palette’ and describes the vehicle as “fully automated, next generation battery electric vehicle, designed to be scalable and customisable for a range of ... Read More »