Press Releases

RAC Cars ‘Memorable Models Test of Time’ Top Ten: only 17 Austin Ambassadors left on the road

Oct 06, 2015 10:53 BST RAC Press Centre The RAC Cars ‘Memorable Models Test of Time’ Top Ten is a selection of memorable cars no longer in production chosen by RAC Cars and covers the period since 1995. It shows the fewest remaining memorable models by volume and the greatest decrease in memorable models by volume.

Petrol falls 2p a litre in September as oil price stays below $50 a barrel

Oct 03, 2015 00:01 BST RAC Press Centre ​The average price of petrol continued to fall throughout September with another 2p a litre being shaved off at the pumps, according to the latest RAC Fuel Watch data.

Oct 01, 2015 15:52 BST Bury Council The bus lane on Rochdale Road, Bury will be suspended from tomorrow (Friday 2 October) in a bid to ease congestion.

Most motorists unaware of new law which allows them a full refund for a faulty car within 30 days of purchase

Oct 01, 2015 00:01 BST RAC Press Centre Britain’s least trustworthy dealers should be left with “nowhere to hide” as a result of new Consumer Rights Act 2015, says RAC In first six months, onus lies with dealer to prove vehicle was not defective when sold New law could boost resale values of second-hand cars

RAC Business set to keep MPG Marathon 2015 on the move

Sep 28, 2015 00:05 BST RAC Press Centre RAC Business is set to keep the MPG Marathon on the move this year with a dedicated mobile re-fuelling unit on hand at all times over the two-day event.

Majority of motorists believe new smoking ban in cars  in England and Wales won’t be enforced

Sep 28, 2015 00:01 BST RAC Press Centre From 1 October 2015, it will be illegal to smoke in a car when any occupant is under 18 years old – yet only 2 in 5 motorists know this date

Sep 25, 2015 12:35 BST Chalmers University of Technology An international research study examined the hypotheses that vehicles meeting EU safety standards perform similarly to US-regulated vehicles in the US driving environment, and vice versa. The methodology is innovative and “first of its kind”, and the study indicates differences in performance between EU and US motor-vehicles.

Sep 25, 2015 11:50 BST Bury Council The council is carrying out an online survey to gauge people’s opinions of parking in Ramsbottom.

Traffic congestion number one concern for company car drivers, report finds

Sep 25, 2015 00:01 BST RAC Press Centre Company car drivers are more concerned about the increasing congestion on UK roads than any other issue, says the RAC Report on Motoring 2015, launched on September 8.

RAC and optical industry remind drivers of visual needs

Sep 21, 2015 00:01 BST RAC Press Centre To coincide with National Eye Health Week, the RAC and FMO are advising motorists to carry a spare pair of up-to-date glasses when driving