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Car news for the Week – 13 May 2019

Keeping you updated with all the car news every week
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If you want to stay up to date with the latest news, and want it in easy-to-read sections, then you've found the right place. All the latest car news for the week commencing 13 May can be found here.

All the motoring news from 7 May 2019

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If you want to find out what's happening in the motoring industry this week, you can find it all here. We offer a summary of everything that is happening as it happens.

OSV Motoring News from 29 April 2019

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If you want to find out all the latest news in the motoring industry then we can help. We are updating this article daily with all the latest events in the motoring industry.

Motoring News from 15 April 2019

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We like to keep you up-to-date with the latest developments in the motoring industry. Here you will find all the news from 15 April. We will update this article all week to make sure you stay on top of everything going on.
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Things have been really heating up where Brexit is concerned. At OSV we're taking a look at daily events and how they relate to the motoring industry. Keeping you up to date with everything going on.
Geneva Motor Show
Stick with us as we keep you up to date on all the Geneva Motor Show announcements before, during and after the event.
Electric Car Charging
Electric vehicles are slowly becoming an established part of the world’s transport ecosystem, but while Norway is known as the green car capital, it might surprise some people to learn that France is leading the way in electric vehicle infrastructure. According to the new Electric Car Index from OSV Ltd, the UK’s leading independent vehicle professionals, the French installed more than a third more electric vehicle charging points (11,987) in the last year than anywhere else in the world – only Germany (ranked fifth overall with 1.1% market share and a single buyer incentive) came close, with 7,937 – putting them at the top of OSV’s electric vehicle index.

Three out of five drivers are unaware of the VED changes

New statistics show that there are still many that are unaware of the new VED changes...
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Do you know about the new changes to car tax? If you do, you’re part of a minority as it’s been reported that a majority of British drivers are unaware of these new changes.Confused.com have found that 61% of motorists are unaware of the new changes to the VED bands that came into effect on April 1st of this year (2017). They also found that just 11% of the 2,000 drivers surveyed fully understood the new rules which means that 9 out of 10 of drivers aren’t completely aware how the changes will affect them next time they register a new or used car. According to the study carried out by confused.com, those surveyed felt that not enough had been done to publicise the changes which has left many unaware of the changes.

Thousands have disability vehicles taken away in new government clamp-down

The introduction of PIP has already received a lot of criticism from MPs...
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Since 2013 it has been reported that more than 50,000 people with disabilities have had their specially adapted vehicles taken away. This is part of a new government clamp-down on these vehicles after changes to disability benefits.The scheme, known as the Motability scheme, entitles disabled people to lease adapted cars, scooters or powered wheelchairs using part of their benefit. However, Motability have said that since the changes to disability benefits have come into effect, more than 50,000 people have had those vehicles taken away from them. This, according to AutoExpress, is 900 people a week.
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