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Online driving records could reduce car insurance premiums

The new government initiative to have all the driving records put online may be good news for the insurance industry players. This is because it may push down the insurance premiums for vehicles by £15 a year.

The project dubbed, My-License project will certainly be a welcome move by motorists and insurers.  The project will open the DVLA database. As such, it will be much easier to

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A review of BMW XD3 (2014)

The XD3 model’s tastic look has not failed to clearly define class. First, it may be critical to understand the evolution of the Alpina XD3 over the years. Surprisingly, this is the first time they have managed to sell a toned, tuned version of one of the successful BMW’s ‘X’ SUV models.

What makes the XD3 car a better option? Luxury vehicles consumers would like to look

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Cuba set to lessen the restrictions regarding foreign cars

According to the state media, Cuba is reducing the strict laws that govern the purchase of foreign made used and new cars. Cubans will now not have to get government permits when they want to purchase modern vehicles from state sellers. However, this was not the case in 2011 as individuals could only sell cars made before the 1959 revolution.

Since 1959, the government could only be

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Lotus Evora G4

Although the Lotus Evora is not very common on the roads, we generally love it for its excellent steering, fluid handling and plentiful performance. Therefore, we did not hesitate when asked to drive the Evora GT4 on Hethl’s racetrack. And the GT4 is not only an Evora that has some sticky tyres and stiff shocks and rollcage-50% of all its parts are actually new. It would

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A look at the LA Auto Show

The Los Angeles Auto show will officially start off this year’s auto show season in US. The LA Auto show will probably be bigger than ever thanks to the ideal location of the city coupled with the love for cars for the residents. Mercedes-Benz would be bringing the most news to LA although Kia, Subaru, Porsche and Lincoln are among the automakers there would be lots

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Used car values for last month up 10% on last October

The latest data on used cars, which has been released to coincide with the highly anticipated figures for new car sales in October from SMMT, comes courtesy of BCA, British Car Auctions www.bca.co.uk. These stats reflect the ever evolving dynamics that exist within the used car market in the UK and show that the value of used cars is at its second highest since 2005 due

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Fuel duty tax set to be cut in 10 rural areas of the UK

The UK has placed a new application with the EC (European Commission) requesting to extend the rural fuel rebate scheme so that it is available in an additional 10 towns, according to Danny Alexander the Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

After carefully assessing a large range of evidence, seven Scottish towns and three English towns met the strict criteria to be eligible for the scheme after showing

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The new BMW i3

Can this car be the one that will set the ball rolling for the automobile revolution? In the post-budget era, will we be seeing motorists queuing up for their supermini electric car outside Joe Duffy Motors with their €30,000 and a burning urge to buy this car? From the point of view of an economist, the probability of this happening is very slim.

One should not take

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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG 4MATIC

Many models from the Mercedes-Benz stable complete their journey at AMG. This factory at Affalterbach routinely provided the cars with engines having “V” cylinder configuration. The exception to this rule was the C30 but that is not really worth mentioning. However, things changed with the CLA.

News from the power mechanics working in AMG indicated that they had worked their way through the four-cylinder CLA’s in-line engine.

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Review of the Mercedes S63 AMG

The all new S-class variant S63 AMG is finally here. This 577hp car has been proclaimed by Mercedes as the best auto in the world. However, only time will tell if S63 AMG has the enough fire power to beat the likes of Jaguar XJR, Audi S8, and Porsche Panamera Trubo. This is our first review of the car based upon a test ride of S63

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