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VW CEO Matthias Muller announces rapid EV expansion programme

VW CEO Matthias Muller announces rapid EV expansion programme

March 16, 2018 9:58 am

The CEO of German auto-giant Volkswagen has confirmed the company is embarking on an ambitious programme to build electric vehicles. According to Matthias Muller, VW is set to build 16 global EV manufacturing plants over the next four years and […]

British Airways jumps on incredible shrinking seat bandwagon

British Airways jumps on incredible shrinking seat bandwagon

March 13, 2018 10:23 am

British Airways has announced seats on aircraft flying from London Gatwick Airport will soon be smaller and allow for more intimate experiences. Cabins for World Traveller, AKA economy class, will be reconfigured to increase the number of seats in each […]

UK DVLA issued licences may be invalid for Europe driving post Brexit

UK DVLA issued licences may be invalid for Europe driving post Brexit

March 7, 2018 10:51 am

According to the latest reports from the European Union, requirements for UK drivers in Europe will change once the Brexit divorce is finalised. A report on a recent meeting reveals plans are afoot to rescind the right of British drivers […]

Ryanair drops Glasgow links like hot potato and blames passenger tax

Ryanair drops Glasgow links like hot potato and blames passenger tax

March 5, 2018 10:06 am

Ryanair has confirmed it will be terminating the bulk of its routes from Glasgow International Airport for next winter. The budget carrier will operate only three of the current 23 routes it flies from Glasgow when the 2018 winter timetables […]

Germany study reveals UK has steepest fines for phone use and driving

Germany study reveals UK has steepest fines for phone use and driving

February 27, 2018 10:41 am

Research carried out by German auto association ADAC has revealed the UK has almost the steepest fines in Europe for using mobile telephones while driving. The Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil Club says penalties in the UK are more than double that […]

IAG says airline Level cannot compete on UK transatlantic routes

IAG says airline Level cannot compete on UK transatlantic routes

February 23, 2018 11:16 am

The head of International Airlines Group (IAG) says its new budget subsidiary is not going to be able to fly transatlantic routes. Willie Walsh says unless the Air Passenger Duty (APD) is scrapped it will not be economically feasible for […]

UK man drives from Norway to southern Chile for a beer

UK man drives from Norway to southern Chile for a beer

February 19, 2018 10:44 am

A UK driver last week completed a marathon 20,000-mile journey across three continents in search of beer. Plymouth man Ben Coombs set himself the task of driving from the planet’s northernmost pub to its southernmost and took seven whole months […]

UK Government weighs up revamp of laws for young drivers

UK Government weighs up revamp of laws for young drivers

February 14, 2018 10:26 am

The UK government is believed to be looking at a revamp of rules for young drivers who have just passed their driving tests. Responding to questions, prime-minister Theresa May, appeared to confirm proposals to impose limits on newly qualified drivers […]

Workers push stranded Garuda aircraft up Indonesia runway

Workers push stranded Garuda aircraft up Indonesia runway

February 13, 2018 10:33 am

Airport workers were forced into pushing a stranded Garuda aircraft up a remote airport runway in Indonesia last week. The incident unfolded on Thursday after the pilot of a Bombardier CRJ1000 overshot the turning for the plane park at Tambolaka […]

NPCC boss Anthony Bangham urges prosecution for all speeding drivers

NPCC boss Anthony Bangham urges prosecution for all speeding drivers

February 6, 2018 11:20 am

The head of the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) says a non-prosecution buffer zone for speeding drivers should be abolished. Anthony Bangham says driving at even one mile per hour over the limit in a particular zone is breaking the […]

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