May Newsbrief

  FMI NEWS MAY 1st 2013

News gathered from press releases, Headlineauto, Motoring4Media and AM-online during April 2013


CAR SALES - Shortage of stock keeps UK used car values high

CAR SALES - European New car registrations continue to fall but UK up

CAR SALES - Hybrid sales on the increase

CAR SALES - Skoda Yeti Britain’s favourite car

FUEL COSTS - British motorists now pay £1,000 per second in fuel duty

FUEL COSTS - Prime Minister to hold back further fuel duty rises

FUEL COSTS - Price of fuel still tops list of concerns for motorists

AFTERMARKET - The battle between independent garages and the franchised sector continues

AFTERMARKET - MEPs Euro plans for car tests

DRIVING - Distractions while driving

EMPLOYMENT - The exploitation of interns

SPEED LIMITS - MPs Recommend 20mph norm in towns

TECHNOLOGY - New technology to cut road works red tape

INSURANCE - New agreement promotes big increase in older people accessing insurance


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