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RAC and optical industry remind drivers of visual needs

RAC and optical industry remind drivers of visual needs

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2015 00:01 BST

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

RAC Telematics to deliver powerful message to insurance sector

RAC Telematics to deliver powerful message to insurance sector

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2015 00:01 BST

RAC Telematics MD Nick Walker is set to deliver a compelling message to the insurance industry this autumn, attending several events throughout the UK and Europe to talk about the potential for telematics to create a mass market model for usage based insurance (UBI).

RAC strengthens travel insurance offering with trio of new policies

RAC strengthens travel insurance offering with trio of new policies

Press Releases   •   Sep 19, 2015 00:01 BST

The RAC launches its new suite of travel insurance policies

Company car drivers six times more likely to be stuck with no spare wheel

Company car drivers six times more likely to be stuck with no spare wheel

Press Releases   •   Sep 16, 2015 17:00 BST

More than 160 company car drivers find themselves stranded at the roadside without a spare tyre every day, new figures from RAC Business reveal.

 World record-breaking top tips for fuel efficient driving

World record-breaking top tips for fuel efficient driving

Press Releases   •   Sep 16, 2015 11:17 BST

Driving in a fuel efficient way can prove very beneficial for the pocket

RAC Report on Motoring 2015: State of local roads named number one motoring concern

RAC Report on Motoring 2015: State of local roads named number one motoring concern

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2015 00:10 BST

Fixing local roads top spending priority but scale of problem outweighs government funding Condition of local roads likely to worsen creating negative economic and social impact

Addison Lee fleet management turbocharged by RAC Telematics

Addison Lee fleet management turbocharged by RAC Telematics

Press Releases   •   Sep 03, 2015 00:01 BST

Addison Lee is among the first fleets in the UK to benefit from the latest RAC Telematics software upgrade, ensuring the business class car service has a complete picture of vehicle movements and driver behaviour, as well identifying fuel cost savings.

Fuel falls more than 4p a litre in August as oil price plummets to six-year low

Fuel falls more than 4p a litre in August as oil price plummets to six-year low

Press Releases   •   Sep 03, 2015 00:01 BST

Average petrol car fill-up costs £2 less than a month ago Diesel £5.60 a tank cheaper than at beginning of July

Brits get more excited by their first car than their first partner

Brits get more excited by their first car than their first partner

Press Releases   •   Sep 02, 2015 10:09 BST

Two-thirds (66%) of women thrilled by first motor, but less (60%) enthused by first man

Car conscious bosses borrow wheels to boost professional image

Car conscious bosses borrow wheels to boost professional image

Press Releases   •   Sep 02, 2015 09:36 BST

52% admitted hiring or leasing a car for a business meeting to improve first impressions

Ben Wilson, RAC’s Patrol of the Year, sets his sights on MPG Marathon

Ben Wilson, RAC’s Patrol of the Year, sets his sights on MPG Marathon

Press Releases   •   Aug 20, 2015 09:00 BST

​Ben Wilson, the RAC's Patrol of the Year, set to test to the efficiency of the new Mercedes Vito at this year's MPG Marathon.

Communication breakdown is motorists’ biggest concern on the continent

Communication breakdown is motorists’ biggest concern on the continent

Press Releases   •   Aug 15, 2015 00:01 BST

RAC research reveals the concerns of Brits driving in Europe this summer

Diesel falls 5p a litre in July as retailers pass on wholesale price savings

Diesel falls 5p a litre in July as retailers pass on wholesale price savings

Press Releases   •   Aug 04, 2015 00:01 BST

​RAC Fuel Watch data for July shows the average price of diesel at the pumps fell 5p a litre as retailers finally began passing on the savings in the cost of wholesale diesel, which has been below that of petrol since the end of May.

Two-thirds of motorists heading abroad don’t know what number to ring for help in an emergency

Two-thirds of motorists heading abroad don’t know what number to ring for help in an emergency

Press Releases   •   Jul 31, 2015 00:01 BST

UK drivers venturing to the continent this summer could find themselves in difficulty after new data shows that most don’t know the three-digit phone number to call the emergency services when in the European Union.

RAC Business works together with Lex Autolease in new leasing deal

RAC Business works together with Lex Autolease in new leasing deal

Press Releases   •   Jul 24, 2015 10:14 BST

Two of the UK’s leading brands in the automotive sector, RAC Business and Lex Autolease have joined forces to offer small to medium-sized businesses a new vehicle leasing service.

Diesel motorists to benefit from UK ‘fuel price flip’

Diesel motorists to benefit from UK ‘fuel price flip’

Press Releases   •   Jul 20, 2015 11:53 BST

The RAC analyses the latest set of diesel fuel price cuts from the major UK supermarkets - data suggests more cuts should be on the way

RAC predicts ‘Black Friday’ as millions take to the road for start of summer holidays

RAC predicts ‘Black Friday’ as millions take to the road for start of summer holidays

Press Releases   •   Jul 14, 2015 13:07 BST

​The UK’s major roads are set to become a motoring battleground this Friday evening (17 July 2015) as 2.6 million* holidaymakers beginning their summer break clash with commuters trying to find their way home.

RAC calls on big fuel retailers to make further cuts to the price of diesel

RAC calls on big fuel retailers to make further cuts to the price of diesel

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2015 00:01 BST

​The RAC is today urging supermarket fuel retailers to make bigger cuts to the price of diesel following this week’s 2p a litre reduction at the pump.

Diesel wholesale cheaper than petrol throughout June, yet pump price gap still remains

Diesel wholesale cheaper than petrol throughout June, yet pump price gap still remains

Press Releases   •   Jul 03, 2015 00:01 BST

Despite the wholesale price of diesel being cheaper than petrol for all of June motorists are still paying 3p a litre more at the pumps. The RAC’s Fuel Watch report for June shows the price of diesel has become the ‘elephant in the room’ with wholesale prices 1p to 3p a litre lower than petrol yet the average price of a litre of diesel is 120p, compared to 117p for petrol.

Croydon UK top spot for company car breakdowns

Croydon UK top spot for company car breakdowns

Press Releases   •   Jun 29, 2015 00:01 BST

RAC Business analysis of roadside recoveries reveals breakdown hotspots