1,149 new electric cars registered in Quarter 3

Nissan Leaf

Figures for the third quarter of 2013 show the number of  purchased with government grant support exceeded 1,000 per quarter for the first time. This good news has some positive implications for the UK’s ‘green’ car market, and has provided a welcome boost for the governments’ low-carbon initiatives.

The UK government grant scheme, administered via Plug-in Car Grants (PiCG), offers motorists a grant for 25 per cent of the purchase price of a qualifying ultra-low emission vehicle (ULEV), up to a maximum subsidy of £5,000. PiCG report a best-ever total of 1,149 new electric car registrations under the scheme for the period July – September this year.  read more »


Top Motorsport Events in 2014


Automotive sporting events are some of the best on the planet. There are few other activities that are as enjoyable as the anticipation leading up to the start of a race, the excitement as the racers go around the course, or the tension leading up to the final checkered flag. Certain parts of the world enjoy racing more than others, making it a worldwide event for people to enjoy. Here are some of the top motorsport events to look forward to in 2014.  read more »


Keeping Your Cargo Secure from Theft


No shipper ever wants the stressful experience of having a once-full container arrive at its destination, only to discover that the contents have been stolen. There are several ways, however, that shippers can be proactive in helping prevent themselves from becoming victims of cargo theft. Most are easy to implement and not expensive compared with the cost of losing a full load of valuable merchandise or equipment. read more »