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Unbelievably, compensation has not yet been paid out by Volkswagen UK group for it transgressions on the vehicle emissions cover-
Integrated Transport Planning Consultancy tell us that under freedom of information disclosures, London Boroughs took a total of £589m in the last financial year, expending £234m on operating costs to leave a surplus of £361m (almost a million quid every 24 hours) which is supposed to be re-
We already have the spectre of oil prices into the UK increasing rapidly as the UK falls out of the EU and our currency is devalued; fuel prices at the pumps will increase proportionally to mirror this, and the comment by Theresa May at the Conservative Party Conference to acknowledge they need to ‘hold’ fuel taxes is a half-
More immediately, The export embargo planned by the USA in response to the Iranian position on ‘nuclear’ is due to bite hard for UK fuel retailers in November, as world demand potentially exceeds supply from the other producing markets to make up for the Iranian embargo. Note that the USA has become more or less self-
30 July 2018
At 9.2 million, sales of new cars in Europe are confirmed to be up 2.7% in the first half of 2018 (source JATO). Meanwhile in the UK, sales in the first half have sunk only 5% (SMMT) but this masks the continuing exponential slide, as reported by a number of dealer groups study their future.
A telephone poll carried out today reveals several (un-
All this is leading car makers (national sales companies) to accelerate plans to sell/rent new cars direct to the public, and finally accept they have to take the financial burden and other vagaries of used car trade-
The public meanwhile are spending their credit limit on UK holidays this year, rather than invest in metal, electronics and so on. Imitating ostriches has seemingly become a national craze.
Will somebody eventually come up with the idea of converting the many surplus retail premises into affordable accommodation?