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Tag Archives: cars

Save money on: Transport

June 21, 2016

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  We all know how expensive transport can be, whether it’s travelling locally to and from work or whether it’s flying abroad somewhere, hopefully warmer. The price of getting from-here-to-there seems to have risen dramatically over the past couple of years and it’s set to rise even further. The cost of transport can be a [...]

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Petrol price war – good news for motorists

August 24, 2009

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If you are a motorist you will have noticed the recently fluctuating fuel prices that have been going on in recent weeks. In the area where this old dinosaur lives, the cost of a litre of unleaded petrol, driven by increases in global oil prices, rose by about 6 pence before the supermarkets stepped in [...]

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Fuel for thought

March 16, 2009

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If you are anything like me, and I don’t mean a two ton, one million year old money obsessed dinosaur, then you will be confused as to why petrol from one filling station costs up to 5p a litre more than one that is 50 yards down the road, and you will be annoyed as [...]

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Pay as you go car finance

June 6, 2008

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Discovered recently that new plans for road tax are being proposed, with “nationwide pay-as-you-go charges” being put forward. According to the BBC: Variable charges of up to £1.43 a mile – in busy routes in rush hour – could replace road tax and fuel duty under the government’s plans. Transport experts said it would be [...]

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Road to nowhere

May 10, 2008

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My car is a bottomless pit when it comes to money. Road tax, insurance, MOT’s repairs, servicing, not to mention petrol.However I would not give it up without someone prizing the keys out of my dead hand. The joy of being able to go anywhere I want, when I want, listening to my own choice [...]

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