Press releases

Busiest summer getaway since 2014 expected with over 13m leisure journeys planned this weekend

Busiest summer getaway since 2014 expected with over 13m leisure journeys planned this weekend

Jul 15, 2019 00:01 BST
A new study by the RAC and INRIX shows where and when the UK's roads are likely to be b...

UK drivers heading across the Channel in the dark about French driving rules and regulations

UK drivers heading across the Channel in the dark about French driving rules and regulations

Jul 12, 2019 00:01 BST
​UK drivers heading to France this summer are in the dark about a number of driving rul...

RAC renews telematics contract with Euro Car Parts for fleet of 3,000-plus vehicles

RAC renews telematics contract with Euro Car Parts for fleet of 3,000-plus vehicles

Jul 09, 2019 14:49 BST
The RAC and Euro Car Parts have signed a further contract to provide the car parts dist...

Price of fuel finally drops in June ending four months of rises at the pumps

Price of fuel finally drops in June ending four months of rises at the pumps

Jul 03, 2019 10:58 BST
With a drop in the cost of oil, UK petrol and diesel prices at last eased in June new f...

Tesla Model 3 sets new safety technology benchmark in Euro NCAP testing

Tesla Model 3 sets new safety technology benchmark in Euro NCAP testing

Jul 03, 2019 09:00 BST
Results for the latest cars to be rated against Euro NCAP’s most demanding tests to dat...

RAC provides breakdown support for visitors to Silverstone Classic

RAC provides breakdown support for visitors to Silverstone Classic

Jul 01, 2019 13:08 BST
Visitors to this year's Silverstone Classic event at the end of July will benefit from ...

Drivers face daytrip distress as RAC predicts peak in hot weather breakdowns this weekend

Drivers face daytrip distress as RAC predicts peak in hot weather breakdowns this weekend

Jun 27, 2019 10:21 BST
The RAC expects breakdowns to increase by as much as 50% in some areas over the next fe...

Thatcham Research welcomes 5StarS’ assurance framework for connected and autonomous vehicle cybersecurity

Thatcham Research welcomes 5StarS’ assurance framework for connected and autonomous vehicle cybersecurity

Jun 26, 2019 10:15 BST
The 5StarS consortium has launched its proposed assurance framework for connected and a...

Keyless vulnerability sees more otherwise secure new cars downrated

Keyless vulnerability sees more otherwise secure new cars downrated

Jun 20, 2019 00:01 BST
Thatcham Research launches it's second round of car security ratings for 2019 - how did...