Travel and Car News May 2013

  • 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.
  • Supersonic Car to go on Tour This Summer 16 May 2013 It's been almost 30 years since Richard Noble first broke the land speed record in the name of Britain, travelling at a whopping 633.468 miles per hour. That may sound pretty fast, but compared to his...
  • Best Selling Cars of April 2013 21 May 2013 With car sales in the UK jumping by an astounding 15% in April, British motorists are showing an insatiable hunger for the best new cars on the market.
  • British Drivers' Least Popular Smells: Revealed 22 May 2013 The results of a recent poll have shown that the smell of wet dog is the most off-putting to British drivers. According to a survey by Halfords, six in 10 motorists said the scent of a damp canine was...
  • First-Timers Boost Housing Market 28 May 2013 The housing market bounced along with a spring in its step in March this year, experiencing a boost in sales worth £2.4bn, thanks to a jump in the number of first-time buyers.

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