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  • UK Cars Beat EU Emissions Target 08 April 2014 Average fuel efficiency figures for cars sold in the UK last year were so impressive that emissions have already fallen below the EU's 130g/km target.
  • Dodgy Electronics Causing More Breakdowns 31 March 2014 The Luddites have been predicting it for years, and finally it's happened: increasingly complicated electronics are now among the most common cause of breakdowns.
  • City Living Now Less Affordable 31 March 2014 London's sky rocketing house prices have been big news over the past few months, but it's not the only city in the UK experiencing a boom.
  • Budget 2014: What it Means For Housing 31 March 2014 George Osborne has been posing with his little red briefcase once again, so it can only mean one thing: it's time for the spring budget.
  • How to Spot a Flood-Damaged Car 28 March 2014 After one of the worst winters on record, the UK is at risk of another deluge, as thousands of water-damaged cars are expected to flood the second-hand market.
  • Apple CarPlay Bring 'Safer' iOS to the Dashboard 27 March 2014 Smart technology is gradually transitioning to car dashboards, and now Apple's Siri-based CarPlay claims to 'minimise distraction' for safer operation in transit. But do these claims stand up to...
  • Renting on The Rise in England as Home Ownership Declines 27 March 2014 Home ownership in England has dropped to its lowest level since 1987, while the private rental sector has soared to new heights.
  • British House Prices Picking up Pace 19 March 2014 The wettest winter in 250 years hasn't put people off buying property in Britain. According to Halifax, British house prices jumped in February: marking the fastest monthly rise in property prices...
  • Driving on Autopilot? You're Not Alone… 12 March 2014 Slightly unnerving statistics from the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) suggest that as many of 10% of Britain's motorists arrive at their destination with no idea how they got there.
  • Waste Power Boosts Fuel Cell Cars 09 March 2014 Green motoring debates have been gaining traction lately, as more manufacturers release electric cars, and rapid charge points spread across the country. But a US university is bringing a surprising...

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