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Pothole Damage - Making a Claim

Pothole Damage - Making a Claim

Some estimates put the cost of repairing Britain’s potholes at more than £12 billion. It is an astonishing amount and one that is unlikely to be forthcoming from the Government’s coffers.

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Treasury Announces Winners of Car Industry Supply Chain Competition

Treasury Announces Winners of Car Industry Supply Chain Competition

Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, has announced five winners of the Treasury’s low emission vehicle technology competition. The competition had been set up by the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) to encourage the motor industry to develop a stronger UK supply chain in response to figures that showed the majority of components and supplies for the industry still came from abroad.

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UK Car Sales Reach 10 Year Record

UK Car Sales Reach 10 Year Record

In March, registrations of new cars in Britain reached their highest levels for ten years, according to figures released by industry body, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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The electronic key car thief

The electronic key car thief

Everyone knows that modern cars are much more secure. Alarms and immobilisers are widespread standard fits and electronic keys make the ignition and door locks all but impregnable. In the past, it seems the car thief only needed a coat hanger to pull down the car’s window and then pull up the locking peg. Then, almost anything could be inserted into the mechanical ignition and twisted.

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