It’s a modern world – so is it about time you embraced technology to help get cheaper car insurance? We explain the ways that geeking up your motor with black box car insurance can take pounds off your premiums.
The scandal which erupted around the world in news and social networks earlier this week has had us all reaching for our log books and scanning pages of our service history for vital testing data on our own diesel engines – astounded that such apparent widespread neglect for the importance of accurate test results could go un-noticed for so long, with one website claiming it all began 17 months ago. More on that later.
We recap the story – and reflect how you are reacting on Twitter as #dieselgate unfolds.
Earlier this month Lexus revealed their breath taking new invention – claiming, to make “the impossible, possible”
Taking to Twitter in early August, Lexus unveiled an actual Hoverboard – the stuff that all budding Marty Mcfly’s have been dreaming of for 30 years.
With the internet a-crazy with clips of a man in Hackney allegedly keying an £100,000 Aston Martin this week, it’s worth checking your own policy to make sure that your own policy covers you in the event of your car encountering a wickedly minded bystander.
… even if some of them are a little, well, odd…
If you’re driving aboard in your own car this summer, check out our guide to car insurance and breakdown in Europe before you check yourself on the ferry.
Whether you’re driving your own car or hiring one – best read through our a-z of road rules before you drive. Ok, it’s more like an C to T (with a heck of a lot of the alphabet missing in between) but you get the general idea…
This week an in depth report has uncovered some astonishing car insurance fees which you should be far more aware of when you’re renewing your policy, they report on their website this week.
On their website, Consumer Watchdog Which? Executive Director, Richard Lloyd, says: “We’ve found some insurers charging customers eye-watering admin fees that can be hard to avoid, and people often don’t know what they are actually paying for.”
‘We want companies to ensure their fees reflect actual costs and aren’t just a way to squeeze more money from customers.”
If you’re a student with your hands full of A Level results – congratulations! Whatever you now decide to do with those results you might want to consider getting a Young Driver Car Insurance quote before November 2015 so that you don’t suffer increased premiums when The Chancellor’s increased in IPT takes effect (Young drivers to suffer biggest bite out of their bank balance…). But if you think that joining your parents’ policy will help to bring down the price-tag, you might want to think again.
Maybe – but you need to check your specific policy. Don’t assume the answer is Yes. You need to make sure you have European cover and also consider European breakdown cover.
You might be an experienced driver in the UK but taking to the roads on a country where the landscape and language is out of your league could leave you with real problems as well as start piling on the pound signs – not just if you have an accident, but if you need to do repairs.
The Calais Crisis has been grim for everyone concerned but that didn’t stop one DJ trying to cheer up motorists and lorry drivers alike, The Mirror Newspaper reports.
A Northern Ireland insurer was named Britain’s BEST Car Insurance Provider 2015 in the UK by readers of Auto Express magazine, The Belfast Telegraph reports.
IAM Surety – part of the company formerly known as Adelaide Insurance – was also named best value in the UK in 2012 and 2013. It’s good to hear they didn’t rest on their laurels and have come back this year with another big win.