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RAC appoints National Windscreens as sole glass provider

RAC appoints National Windscreens as sole glass provider

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2015 11:12 BST

National Windscreens, the UK’s largest independently owned windscreen replacement and repair specialist, is pleased to report that it has signed a two year supply contract with the RAC. The new deal means National Windscreens is now the sole glass provider for the RAC’s fleet of 1500 patrol vehicles, as well as for all vehicles covered by the company’s Accident Management division.

RAC Cars ‘Memorable Models Test of Time’ Top Ten: only 17 Austin Ambassadors left on the road

RAC Cars ‘Memorable Models Test of Time’ Top Ten: only 17 Austin Ambassadors left on the road

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2015 10:53 BST

The RAC Cars ‘Memorable Models Test of Time’ Top Ten is a selection of memorable cars no longer in production chosen by RAC Cars and covers the period since 1995. It shows the fewest remaining memorable models by volume and the greatest decrease in memorable models by volume.

Petrol falls 2p a litre in September as oil price stays below $50 a barrel

Petrol falls 2p a litre in September as oil price stays below $50 a barrel

Press Releases   •   Oct 03, 2015 00:01 BST

​The average price of petrol continued to fall throughout September with another 2p a litre being shaved off at the pumps, according to the latest RAC Fuel Watch data.

Most motorists unaware of new law which allows them a full refund for a faulty car within 30 days of purchase

Most motorists unaware of new law which allows them a full refund for a faulty car within 30 days of purchase

Press Releases   •   Oct 01, 2015 00:01 BST

Britain’s least trustworthy dealers should be left with “nowhere to hide” as a result of new Consumer Rights Act 2015, says RAC In first six months, onus lies with dealer to prove vehicle was not defective when sold New law could boost resale values of second-hand cars

RAC Business set to keep MPG Marathon 2015 on the move

RAC Business set to keep MPG Marathon 2015 on the move

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2015 00:05 BST

RAC Business is set to keep the MPG Marathon on the move this year with a dedicated mobile re-fuelling unit on hand at all times over the two-day event.

Majority of motorists believe new smoking ban in cars  in England and Wales won’t be enforced

Majority of motorists believe new smoking ban in cars in England and Wales won’t be enforced

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2015 00:01 BST

From 1 October 2015, it will be illegal to smoke in a car when any occupant is under 18 years old – yet only 2 in 5 motorists know this date

Traffic congestion number one concern for company car drivers, report finds

Traffic congestion number one concern for company car drivers, report finds

Press Releases   •   Sep 25, 2015 00:01 BST

Company car drivers are more concerned about the increasing congestion on UK roads than any other issue, says the RAC Report on Motoring 2015, launched on September 8.

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.