By: Abby Chinery
01 August 2017
With the number of billionaires rising by 17% globally in 2017, it is only natural that the number of luxury car registrations increase too. However, with the rich being as much as 14% richer this year, we have witnessed an increased in so-called ‘super’ luxury cars. ‘Ultra’ or ‘super’ luxury brands include Ferrari, Bugatti, McLaren and Lamborghini; new registrations globally revealed a record number of 28,500 units registered. This was a double-digit growth for the market.
By: Victoria Affleck
27 July 2017
In a recent plan proposed by the government, Britain is due to ban all new petrol and diesel cars from 2040. As part of the government’s ‘clean air plan’, ministers have backed the ban due to the unnecessary and avoidable impact the poor air quality around Britain is having on people’s health. This comes after a report suggested that nitrogen oxide is polluting the air and posing a major risk to public health.
The government have announced a £3 billion ‘clean air’ strategy in a
By: Victoria Affleck
07 July 2017
Hiring a car abroad can be a hassle to say the least. It should be an easy process, but different insurance policies and conditions of hire makes it difficult and highly time-consuming. The Automobile Association (AA) indicate that anyone thinking of hiring a car whilst abroad should plan ahead. If you arrange the rental of a car weeks, if not months, before flying abroad, you can easily compare suppliers, work out the costs including fixed and extras. By doing this, not only can you save yourself hundreds of pounds’ worth of
By: Khilen Shah
13 June 2017
Vehicle crime has become a way of life for many opportunist criminals. It’s one of the most preventable crimes, yet many forget to take the right precautions to avoid becoming a victim. Here at click4reg, we decided to find the total number of vehicle crime cases that were reported to different police forces/constabularies across the UK in 2016 using data derived from data.police.uk. Vehicle crime ac
By: Ella Patenall
22 May 2017
40 million British citizens are living in areas where air pollution is reaching illegal levels and is continually posing a dangerous risk to our health. To be precise, an alarming 59% of the population are living in areas where nitrogen dioxide levels are breaching the recommended amount of 40 microgrammes per cubic metre of air. Four out of five of nitrogen oxides come from diesel and petrol cars, the rest comes from factories.
As a result, on the 20th July 2016, the UK government approved the fifth carbon budget w
By: Tamir Davies
16 May 2017
Diesel cars in Britain may have lost a vote of confidence having suffered a huge blow after the Volkswagen emissions scandal, yet figures suggest diesel cars still account for 44.1% of the market in the UK, with more than 428,000 diesel cars registered in 2017 so far. Volswagen cars were unfortunately discovered to have had built-in cheat devices which gave false results during emissions tests. The consequence – Brits have become far more sceptical to lease a diesel car, let alone buying one.
By: Georgia Fitzgerald
10 April 2017
When the government announced a change in how compensation payments are calculated, Justice Secretary, Liz Truss announced that those affected by medical negligence, car crashes and other incidents stand to get more money; the measure in relation to a calculation called the Discount Rate, which has been unchanged since 2001 but has now fallen from 2.5% to minus 0.75%.
Changes will affect motor insurance premiums across the board and Click4Reg spoke exclusively to AXA Insurance about the imminent changes. AXA’s Techn