Insurance News Archive 2013

Welcome to the car insurance and travel insurance news archive from Swiftcover. Here you will find insurance related news stories from 2013.

  • Westminster Unveils Policy Change to Cut Energy Bills 12 December 2013 The government has announced a plan that means key energy firms will need to cut their prices - a welcome thought for people up and down the country as the cold starts to bite and winter gets fully...
  • Brain-powered car highlights distraction danger 18 November 2013 Scientists have developed a car that's driven by brainwaves, but this could lead to drivers becomming distracted.
  • Remember, Remember to Fit a Smoke Alarm 30 October 2013 With Bonfire Night fast approaching, it's the ideal time to educate children on the dangers of fire - but also to remind ourselves about the importance of fire safety in the home.
  • Lost and Found on the Underground - Surprising Lost Items 18 September 2013 Every year more than 25,000 mobile phones are lost on London's transport network and turn up in the Lost Property Office (LPO).
  • Top 5 Sci-Fi Motors 21 August 2013 In the recently released sci-fi epic Oblivion, Tom Cruise has just about the smartest space shuttle a man could wish for; but his handy hardware is just the latest in a long line of cinematic motors...
  • Remote Control Homes: Coming Soon? 16 July 2013 Toronto-based tech start up Wimoto has recently launched an indiegogo campaign allowing users to pre-order their innovative new 'motes': tiny, wireless sensors which gather data from their environment...
  • Protecting Your Garden Furniture From the British Summer 30 June 2013 With the UK's notoriously changeable weather, it's wise to take precautions to protect your garden furniture from the fickle elements - here are our top tips.
  • The Government's Help to Buy Scheme: The Facts 02 May 2013 After years of uncertainty in the housing market, last month the government announced the launch of a new scheme, Help to Buy, aimed at helping people get a foot onto the elusive property ladder.
  • Peugeot's Latest Idea is a Lot of Hot Air 10 April 2013 The race to find feasible solutions to the environmental consequences of motoring is still on-going between car companies, who have invested a lot of time and money over the last few decades into...
  • Top Tips for Sprucing up Your Car This Spring 13 March 2013 When spring finally arrives, many of us will roll up our sleeves and give our homes a thorough spring clean. Here are a few top tips for sprucing up your car this spring.
  • Pothole Crisis on UK Roads 22 February 2013 The persistent rainfall and flooding over the past year led many roads to become saturated and puddle-ridden, making existing surface unevenness even worse and accelerating the appearance of new...
  • Landfill to power homes in Yorkshire 29 January 2013 Around 2,000 home insurance policyholders across North Yorkshire will have their properties powered by rubbish.

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