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Scottish Government funding for electric vehicle charging points

Scottish Government funding for electric vehicle charging points

Tuesday October 2nd, 2018 | By Western Saab
The Scottish Government is to invest nearly £17 million in green transport, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced last month. Some £16.7m of funding will be used for 1,500 mo...
All you need to know about winter tyres

All you need to know about winter tyres

Tuesday October 2nd, 2018 | By Western Saab
When the colder and icy conditions start to kick in, many motorists could be better off with winter tyres. Designed to maximise grip on the roads in colder weather, winter tyres help motori...
Scammers use social media to offer bogus leasing deals

Scammers use social media to offer bogus leasing deals

Tuesday October 2nd, 2018 | By Western Saab
The British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association says it has been made aware of a spate of fraudulent activity, where scammers advertise bogus vehicle leasing deals on social media and a...
Parking sensors top list of most wanted driver aids

Parking sensors top list of most wanted driver aids

Tuesday October 2nd, 2018 | By Western Saab
The driver assist feature that most new car buyers really want is front and rear parking sensors. That’s according to research commissioned by GoCompare Car Insurance, based on a surv...
Scots scientists develop new electric battery system

Scots scientists develop new electric battery system

Tuesday September 4th, 2018 | By Western Saab

A new type of energy storage system could revolutionise energy storage and reduce the charging time of electric cars from hours to seconds.


In a new paper...

Motorists fail to fix dangerous faults

Motorists fail to fix dangerous faults

Tuesday September 4th, 2018 | By Western Saab

More than 40% of motorists left car dealership workshops without having MOT-failing ‘red work’ maintenance completed during June this year.

The data,...

End of the road for the driving test

End of the road for the driving test

Tuesday September 4th, 2018 | By Western Saab
Rapidly advancing vehicle autonomy could see the demise of the driving test as the need for road skills and driving ability take a back seat.

Automotive data and valuations sp...

Satisfaction increasing with service and repairs

Satisfaction increasing with service and repairs

Tuesday September 4th, 2018 | By Western Saab
Studies commissioned by Motor Codes and The Motor Ombudsman have revealed an increasingly positive picture of the service and repair sector. 

Satisfaction with the work c...

Diesels best choice for long distance driving

Diesels best choice for long distance driving

Tuesday August 7th, 2018 | By Western Saab
Studies commissioned by Motor Codes and The Motor Ombudsman have revealed an increasingly positive picture of the service and repair sector. 

Satisfaction with the work c...

Service and repair sector moves up a gear

Service and repair sector moves up a gear

Tuesday August 7th, 2018 | By Western Saab
Studies commissioned by Motor Codes and The Motor Ombudsman have revealed an increasingly positive picture of the service and repair sector. 

Satisfaction with the work c...

Survey highlights shifts in car buying habits

Survey highlights shifts in car buying habits

Tuesday August 7th, 2018 | By Western Saab
Studies commissioned by Motor Codes and The Motor Ombudsman have revealed an increasingly positive picture of the service and repair sector. 

Satisfaction with the work c...

Glasgow set for Scotlands first Low Emission Zone

Glasgow set for Scotlands first Low Emission Zone

Thursday July 5th, 2018 | By Western Saab
Studies commissioned by Motor Codes and The Motor Ombudsman have revealed an increasingly positive picture of the service and repair sector. 

Satisfaction with the work c...

Two out of three children not safe in a child seat

Two out of three children not safe in a child seat

Thursday July 5th, 2018 | By Western Saab
Studies commissioned by Motor Codes and The Motor Ombudsman have revealed an increasingly positive picture of the service and repair sector. 

Satisfaction with the work c...

Baffled by European road signs

Baffled by European road signs

Thursday July 5th, 2018 | By Western Saab
Studies commissioned by Motor Codes and The Motor Ombudsman have revealed an increasingly positive picture of the service and repair sector. 

Satisfaction with the work c...

Are your sunglasses suitable for driving

Are your sunglasses suitable for driving

Thursday July 5th, 2018 | By Western Saab
Studies commissioned by Motor Codes and The Motor Ombudsman have revealed an increasingly positive picture of the service and repair sector. 

Satisfaction with the work c...

High risk of deer on Scottish roads in June

High risk of deer on Scottish roads in June

Monday June 4th, 2018 | By Western Saab
Studies commissioned by Motor Codes and The Motor Ombudsman have revealed an increasingly positive picture of the service and repair sector. 

Satisfaction with the work c...