Press Releases • Feb 26, 2016 00:01 GMT
More than two thirds (68%) of businesses in the UK are saving money on their vehicle fuel bills due to the adoption of telematics, according to research by RAC Business*. The study of businesses across all sectors of industry also suggests that 55% saw a reduction in wear and tear and 48% said there was a reduction in downtime for their vehicles, contributing to further savings.
Press Releases • Feb 18, 2016 00:02 GMT
Nearly a fifth of motorists would not inform their insurer if they picked up penalty points while driving, new research by RAC Insurance has found
Press Releases • Feb 10, 2016 00:01 GMT
UK truckers are responding to calls for greater road safety with investment in new vehicles, customisation and driver training, according to new research by RAC Truck Rescue.
Press Releases • Feb 03, 2016 09:00 GMT
Staff at Coleshill-based RS Connect are in celebratory mood after the business secured its one millionth booking to install telematics devices on behalf of leading insurers and fleet managers.
Press Releases • Feb 03, 2016 00:01 GMT
New data from RAC Fuel Watch suggests the cheap fuel market may have bottomed out, with the oil price showing some early signs of recovery
Press Releases • Jan 30, 2016 00:01 GMT
Over eight million of Britain’s 38m drivers hardly ever venture on to the motorway while 380,000 say they never do, research carried out by the RAC has found
Press Releases • Jan 28, 2016 09:34 GMT
The results of an NHS trial to fast track commercial drivers who display the symptoms of a sleeping disorder to ensure they are provided with treatment within four weeks of diagnosis, has been welcomed by RAC Business and campaign groups.
Press Releases • Jan 14, 2016 00:01 GMT
The freefalling price of a barrel oil may lead to forecourt petrol and diesel prices going as low as 86p a litre at the cheapest fuel retail sites, the RAC says – but warns thousands of motorists are still missing out on cheaper prices.
Press Releases • Jan 13, 2016 00:01 GMT
Concerns over staff privacy are preventing businesses across the UK from making significant savings in their running costs by introducing vehicle telematics, new research from RAC Business has discovered. The survey of 500 UK firms which run business vehicles*, found that 40% reported staff concerns about the perceived intrusion into their privacy associated with 24/7 tracking systems.
Press Releases • Jan 06, 2016 00:01 GMT
The latest RAC Fuel Watch report shows the cost of petrol has now fallen for six consecutive months
Press Releases • Jan 02, 2016 00:01 GMT
The RAC is warning motorists to make sure they don’t become a Christmas return-to-work breakdown statistic on Monday 4 January by trying to set off only to be greeted by a flat battery.
Forget the season of goodwill: ’tis the season for ‘carguments’ … and it’s usually a visit to the in-laws that’s to blame
Press Releases • Dec 24, 2015 00:01 GMT
Festive tensions can cause nerves to snap at the best of times, but put the family into the confined space of car on a Christmas trip to the in-laws and you have the perfect recipe for a ‘cargument’, new data suggests.
Press Releases • Dec 19, 2015 00:01 GMT
More than a quarter of young motorists aged 17-24 – the equivalent of over 706,000 qualified drivers – think or know they have driven while over the drink-drive limit, according to research carried out for the RAC Report on Motoring 2015.
31 million Christmas car journeys to take place by Boxing Day as motorists get set for a festive rush
Press Releases • Dec 17, 2015 12:59 GMT
This year’s great Christmas getaway will see 31 million car journeys taken by road as motorists leave to spend the festive season with family and friends,* according to new RAC Traffic Watch data.
Press Releases • Dec 16, 2015 00:01 GMT
RAC urges retailers not to take advantage of motorists by charging more for diesel than they should
Press Releases • Dec 09, 2015 00:01 GMT
Motorists will be treated to petrol at £1 a litre or under in time for Christmas if retailers ‘do the right thing’ and pass on savings in the wholesale price, according to RAC Fuel Watch data
A landmark fuel month: diesel drops to lowest price in six years and petrol drops for fifth month in a row
Press Releases • Dec 03, 2015 00:01 GMT
RAC Fuel Watch data reveals November 2015 was a landmark month for the UK fuel market, with the average price of diesel hitting its lowest level for six years
Press Releases • Dec 02, 2015 09:00 GMT
The Carlyle Group (“Carlyle”), CVC Capital Partners (“CVC”) and GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, announced today that funds advised by CVC have entered into a partnership with GIC and will become a co-shareholder in the RAC through the purchase of Carlyle’s stake in the RAC.