Sales of new electric cars jump 50% in just one month - RAC reaction
The RAC reacts to new data showing a further rise in new electric car sales in the UK
Petrol price at highest point in nearly eight years after yet another month of increases
Petrol is now at its highest price for nearly eight years after eight straight months of increases at the pumps, data from RAC Fuel Watch* reveals.
RAC makes driving an electric car more affordable with launch of new consumer leasing service
RAC joins forces with Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions to give customers market-leading EV leasing deals
Nearly six million UK garages not used for cars as they’re too full of junk
Four-in-10 say there’s not even enough room to get in and out of the car in the garage; 30% say their cars are just too big in the first place
Councils outside London to have new road enforcement powers from December - RAC comment
From December, councils outside London and Cardiff will be allowed to enforce moving traffic offences
Half of drivers say they’re paying too much for insurance given how little they’ve been driving
Steadily increasing numbers of cars are being driven less than 6,000 miles each year
2021 set to be second ‘staycation’ summer, RAC research reveals
Half of drivers with a foreign trip planned say they'll holiday in the UK instead if overseas travel restrictions remain
RAC launches new warranty especially for used electric and hybrid cars
A new warranty designed especially for used electric and hybrid cars has been launched by the RAC.
RAC comment on May new car sales figures
Sales of new cars were down 14.7% last month compared with May 2019, new figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders reveal, but plug-in vehicles are taking an increasing share of the new car market.
RAC spokesman Simon Williams said: “May was a very significant month for the sale of battery electric cars as the 13,120 sold took the total number registered since 2010 past the 25
RAC to support first electric vehicle rally to take place in England with its unique EV recharging system
Sunday 18 July will see a host of different EVs drive from London to Brighton, with the RAC in support
May makes it seven months of rising petrol prices
Unleaded now 22p dearer than a year ago – biggest yearly rise for 11 years