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EU Parliament votes to “financially compensate” car buyers affected by VW emissions scandal

MEPs in the European Parliament have voted in support of a number of recommendations that could reshape the emissions testing in the EU and see car buyers affected by the VW group emissions scandal rightfully compensated. The overwhelming support for the action

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Posted in dieselgate

EU must cut diesel car emissions

EU environment minister Janez Potocnik has told a Brussels conference this week that the EU must take action to cut emissions from diesel vehicles to help tackle air pollution. Air pollution is directly linked to nearly half a million deaths

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Posted in car insurance

UK car sales growth whilst Europe continues to suffer

It’s more good news for the UK economy as figures reveal that UK has bucked the car sales trend with registrations increasing compared to this time 2011. Last November saw 134,027 car registrations in the UK, that figure has increased to 149,191.

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Women to pay more for insurance as EU ruling comes into force

The women of this great country could be paying much more for their insurance policies as a new EU ruling comes into force this coming Friday 21st December. The ruling will mean that insurers will no longer be able to

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Posted in car insurance

The curse of the diesel particulate filter (DPF)

**Update** This article has been very popular with our visitors, therefore we have put together a frequently asked questions page for DPF diesel particulate filters to help our fellow motorists. More people than ever now choose diesel over petrol for their

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Posted in Technical

CARS 21 asks EU to reconsider CO2 emissions targets

The automotive group CARS 21 submitted a report to the European Union proposing to change the way CO2 emissions targets are measured in order to ease the financial burden on car manufacturers. CARS 21, a coalition of EU Commissioners, various

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