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Here are the collected news documents for January 2014. Our admin feature pertinent news stories on topics such as vehicle sector sales figures, new vehicles from carmakers, relevant survey results, and other pertinent automotive updates. Click the links underneath to see each document in total.

News from January 2014

30/01/2014 - New catalytic converter to save fuel
Researchers at the Imperial College London have built a more modern take on the usual catalytic converter, which is more efficient at removing emissions. Read More »
27/01/2014 - Six year high for UK car production
As well as seeing a six year high in the number of new car sales, 2013 also saw the highest amount of automobile production in the UK since 2007, according to statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Read More »
23/01/2014 - Car insurance premiums falling at record rate
Looking at recent figures released by the AA's Insurance Premium Index, we see that the cost of car insurance has been falling at a record rate, with premiums dropping by almost £90 in the last twelve months. Read More »
20/01/2014 - 2013 best year on record for Rolls Royce
2013 proved to be a good year for Rolls Royce. Not only did they celebrate their 110th anniversary, itself a record, but on top of that they saw their highest sales figures ever. Read More »
16/01/2014 - 2p per litre price cut on fuel at Tesco and Asda
The two supermarket giants, Tesco and Asda, have now dropped their prices of both diesel and petrol by 2 pence per litre; sure to come as some relief to those still reeling after festive expenditures. Read More »
13/01/2014 - Lack of proper maintenance for minor roads
Britain's minor roads are being neglected by both local authorities and Government policies, according to a chief of local government. Read More »
09/01/2014 - Six year high for new car sales
2013 has proved to be not only a bumper year for new car sales, with over 2.2 million new vehicles being registered, but was also the peak of a six year climb in the sales figures. Read More »
06/01/2014 - Motorists spend a tenth of driving time distracted
A recent study in the US has brought to light that for around 10% of journey time, most drivers are distracted from their driving and are not looking at the road. Read More »