Scrappage schemes will not get us any further in the fight against pollutants, RAC Foundation research suggests.
Nearly half of UK drivers (48%) are in favour of updating the standard MOT test to cover increasingly common driver assistance technologies.
Car warranty provider Warranty Direct has found that nearly 40% (36.8%) of cars and vans failed their MOT last year.
New research has revealed that motorists in some parts of the country are paying up to £82.89 more for servicing and MOTs compared with other towns and cities.
The DVSA has confirmed that paper MOT certificates should be viewed only as a receipt of the test and customers should check the validity of a vehicle’s MOT using the Governments online database.
Micheldever Tyre Services (MTS) is supporting a cross-industry campaign to encourage a Government rethink on proposed changes to current MOT legislation.
Euro Car Parts has voiced its support of maintaining the current 3-1-1 MOT test over concerns that safety will be compromised if the date of a car’s first MOT is extended to four years.
Proposals on cars broadly welcomed but fleets unanimously reject them for vans.
ATS Euromaster is to share its expertise with the wider industry and offer accredited MOT training to third-party technicians.
New cars and motorcycles could no longer require an MOT for the first four years.
Garage owners and two MOT testers have been sentenced for conspiring to fraudulently issue MOT certificates.
The latest MOT testing data for Great Britain has shown nearly 50 per cent of all faults found on MOTs last year could have been avoided with routine maintenance.
Bridgestone is urging the Government to have a rethink over proposals to change MOT testing laws on new cars.
The fleet sector is divided over a Government proposal to raise the first MOT test for cars from three to four years from registration.
A quarter (25%) of British small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) with company-owned vehicles have failed a MOT, racking up £350 million in repair bills.
Carrying out simple checks and basic driveway DIY could prevent 1.5 million MoT failures every year, according to Warranty Direct.
Figures show more than a million vans on the road likely to fail Class 7 test
ATS Euromaster is investing nearly £1 million in its van and LCV MOT facilities.
Some of the best selling cars in fleet have a one-in-four chance of failing their first MOT, according to data published today.
The Government has announced new reforms to counter whiplash fraud and reduce costs for motorists.
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