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Switch to diesel leads to lowest petrol sales in 25 years

Switch to diesel leads to lowest petrol sales in 25 years

Press Releases   •   Apr 28, 2015 09:00 BST

Price of petrol and diesel rise in March despite drop in wholesale prices.

​14.5 million to take to the road this coming weekend to see friends and family

​14.5 million to take to the road this coming weekend to see friends and family

Press Releases   •   Apr 27, 2015 16:00 BST

The UK’s motorways and major A roads will heave under an extra weight of traffic this coming weekend as 14.5 million of us* get in our cars to take advantage of the early May bank holiday.

RAC Telematics technology standard on all vehicles for DFC
RAC Business partners SHB Hire Ltd with new five year contract
RAC Cars launches free-to-advertise used car market place

RAC Cars launches free-to-advertise used car market place

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2015 09:00 BST

RAC signals transformation of Britain’s used car market from top to bottom, with launch of online car showroom that matches millions of potential buyers with used cars.

RAC Telematics delivers game-changing test results
RAC reports 82% increase in ‘pothole’ breakdowns

RAC reports 82% increase in ‘pothole’ breakdowns

Press Releases   •   Mar 26, 2015 11:12 GMT

Despite the last two winters being relatively mild for much of Britain, analysis of RAC breakdowns has revealed there are signs that Britain’s roads are still not in as good a condition as they should be.

HMRC figures reveal lower fuel prices led to more miles driven

HMRC figures reveal lower fuel prices led to more miles driven

Press Releases   •   Mar 24, 2015 00:01 GMT

​Latest figures released by HMRC* reveal that both business and private drivers clocked up more miles this February as they took advantage of fuel prices 22p a litre lower than 12 months ago.

Motorists lack trust in garages as two thirds claim bad experience

Motorists lack trust in garages as two thirds claim bad experience

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2015 09:30 GMT

The UK’s garages are facing calls for better transparency and improved service as almost two thirds (60%) of motorists say they have had a bad experience when taking their car in for a repair, service or MOT.

Making UK roads safer - RAC supports fast-tracking of sleep disorder treatment

Making UK roads safer - RAC supports fast-tracking of sleep disorder treatment

Press Releases   •   Mar 03, 2015 00:01 GMT

​A campaign has been launched that aims to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries on UK roads by calling for fast-tracked medical treatment for vocational drivers who have the condition obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS).

Tachodisc get started with RAC Business

Tachodisc get started with RAC Business

Press Releases   •   Feb 25, 2015 12:57 GMT

Tachodisc and RAC Business have announced a new mutually beneficial partnership, which will see Tachodisc promoting RAC’s range of truck services to its customers, following a meeting and an idea being sparked at the 2014 CV Show.

RAC warns against buying a car on 'face value' alone
Traffic police numbers cut by 1,279 officers in five years

Traffic police numbers cut by 1,279 officers in five years

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2015 11:11 GMT

The RAC reports that number of police dedicated to enforcing motoring offences in England and Wales has fallen by an alarming 23% in the last five years.

RAC appoints Nick Walker to spearhead telematics business

RAC appoints Nick Walker to spearhead telematics business

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2015 00:01 GMT

​RAC has made a strong commitment to its telematics business with the appointment of managing director Nick Walker, who will be joining the organisation to spearhead growth in the technology in 2015.

Drivers want rest of UK to follow Scotland’s lead by lowering the drink-drive limit

Drivers want rest of UK to follow Scotland’s lead by lowering the drink-drive limit

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2014 15:38 GMT

Motorists feel different limits are a bad idea that will cause confusion

RAC launches first mobile electric vehicle charging unit

RAC launches first mobile electric vehicle charging unit

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2014 00:01 BST

RAC's first charging unit launched at GreenFleet Scotland to cater for the UK’s expanding electric vehicle market

RAC launches drivetime radio campaign for RAC Cars

RAC launches drivetime radio campaign for RAC Cars

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2013 00:01 BST

The RAC is investing in a new drivetime radio advertising campaign to raise awareness of the RAC Cars website.

Launch of RAC Cars brings peace of mind to used car buyers

Launch of RAC Cars brings peace of mind to used car buyers

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2013 00:01 BST

Launch of RAC Cars promises to give consumers a new level of trust, transparency and confidence in the purchase of their next used vehicle.

RAC Cars appoints automotive experts to drive launch and growth

RAC Cars appoints automotive experts to drive launch and growth

Press Releases   •   Mar 25, 2013 00:01 GMT

The RAC has appointed two of the UK’s leading specialists in the automotive commercial industry to head up its RAC Cars business, created following the acquisition of Netcars.com.

RAC launches a safer way to buy a second-hand car

RAC launches a safer way to buy a second-hand car

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2013 00:01 GMT

The RAC to rock the second-hand market with the launch of its RAC Cars website, following its acquisition of Netcars.com.