Travel and Car News August 2013

  • Security Experts Demonstrate Car Hacking 06 August 2013 Although modern cars offer lots of great features and benefits for drivers, they also present new opportunities for car thieves.
  • 5 Easy Ways to Add Space to Your Home 14 August 2013 Having enough living space is a priority for everyone, but according to the Royal Institute of British Architects, the UK has the smallest homes in Europe - and houses are reportedly getting smaller.
  • Audi Drivers Most Likely to Cheat? 18 August 2013 In some fairly bizarre news, a study from "married dating" website Illicit Encounters has found that Audi is the most popular make of car among its members - perhaps suggesting that Audi drivers are...
  • Volvo Aims to Build 'Uncrashable' Car 19 August 2013 The notion of a car that can't crash may seem like something from a sci-fi novel, but it's something that Volvo aims to achieve within the next decade.
  • First-Time Buyers Booming, But Many Feel Trapped in Rental Market 19 August 2013 The improvements in the housing market may be good news for homeowners, but it's a step backwards for those currently saving for a mortgage.
  • 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...
  • Is Pricey Parking The New Normal? 22 August 2013 Just how much are you willing to pay for off-road parking? According to recent reports, a Knightsbridge-based estate agency is currently selling a single parking spot for a whopping £275,000 in London...
  • Keeping Your Home Secure this Summer: Top Tips 22 August 2013 The standard-setting body for new-build homes, NHBC, recently issued a range of important security measures for those living in the UK to help protect people's homes from theft.
  • Brit Singletons Spark Rise in DIY Fails? 27 August 2013 According to stats released by property maintenance and refurbishment company aspect.co.uk, a whopping 30% of all call-outs to the company are actually 'unnecessary'. And the reason? Apparently, the...
  • Cyclist Busts "Road Tax" Myth 28 August 2013 Alongside having a valid car insurance policy, UK drivers also need a valid tax disc to keep their car legally on the road.

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