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Mobile phone use still drivers’ biggest annoyance despite offences appearing to decrease

Mobile phone use still drivers’ biggest annoyance despite offences appearing to decrease

Research released reveals that British drivers find other motorists’ use of mobile phones the most annoying habit on the road. The study for Kwik Fit, the UK’s leading automotive servicing and repair company, found that other motorists using a mobile phone handset to talk, text or use social media is in the top five most annoying habits for 56% of
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Theo – the video enabled smart in-car companion beats dashcams on connected benefits

Theo – the video enabled smart in-car companion beats dashcams on connected benefits

Connectivity in cars could prevent 25,000 serious accidents in the coming decade and save 2,500 lives[i] - but motorists don’t have to wait. Now available on Amazon, Theo is a smart, video-enabled device with a complete package of support services for motorists, using a combination of technology not available in some of the newest cars on the road.
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Groupe PSA and FCA plan to join forces to build a world leader for a new era in sustainable mobility

Groupe PSA and FCA plan to join forces to build a world leader for a new era in sustainable mobility

The Supervisory Board of Peugeot S.A. and the Board of Directors of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (“FCA”) (NYSE: FCAU / MTA: FCA). have each unanimously agreed to work towards a full combination of their respective businesses by way of a 50/50 merger. Both boards have given the mandate to their respective teams to finalize the discussions to reach
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