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Self-Driving Cars & Autonomous Vehicle Statistics 2024

17 Apr 2024 | In Motoring News

Explore the future of transport with key statistics on self-driving cars and autonomous vehicles, highlighting market trends, safety, and environmental benefits.

We Asked AI to Turn London Boroughs into Cars and These are the Results

28 Feb 2024 | In Motoring News

At Cargiant, we decided to have a bit of fun. We asked an AI to reimagine London boroughs as cars, and the outcomes were as mixed as London's own landscape.

Audi is London’s Favourite Car Brand According to Latest Research

22 Jan 2024 | In Motoring News

As we embark on a new year, staying abreast of the latest trends in London's automotive scene becomes more crucial than ever for car enthusiasts and potential buyers.

UK & London Potholes Statistics 2023

16 Nov 2023 | In Motoring News

In the wake of the latest eye-opening reports on the UK's deteriorating road conditions, we at Cargiant have been inspired to take a closer look at London's own pothole landscape.

What Is The ULEZ

10 Oct 2023 | In Motoring News

This guide aims to demystify the various acronyms and regulations related to ULEZ, CAZ (Clean Air Zones), and LEZ (Low Emission Zones).

New Data Reveals Penalty Points by London Postcode

26 Jul 2023 | In Motoring News

Cargiant have crunched the numbers! Read more about the worst drivers in London racking up the most points on their license in each postcode.

The Best Used Cars For Affordable Insurance Policies

30 Jun 2023 | In Motoring News

In 2023, more and more savvy motorists are finding value in the pre-owned vehicle market. Here are 10 used cars that have affordable insurance policies.

Unveiling the Latest Driving Test Pass Rates in London: A Cargiant Analysis

29 Jun 2023 | In Motoring News

Discover the latest driving test pass rates in London. Cargiant's analysis reveals top performing test centres and insights for learner drivers.

The Best Car Boot Sales In London

25 May 2023 | In Motoring News

Ever wondered where the best place to spot supercars in London is? You’ve come to the right place! We run down the best places in the capital to check them out.

Understanding ULEZ: Stats and FAQs

09 May 2023 | In Motoring News

ULEZ is slowly taking over London, which means drivers need to be careful of new regulations coming into play regarding their cars. Read more about it here.

Top 10 Car Shows and Events in & around London

22 Feb 2023 | In Motoring News

Despite strict driving rules being implemented in the last few years, London is still a hub of incredible automobile culture, and hosts a number of car shows and events throughout the year. Here ar...

Londoners Being Driven to ULEZ Compliant Cars Despite Opposition to NEW ULEZ Expansion Plans

12 Dec 2022 | In Motoring News

A new study we ran recently surveyed almost 1,000 London drivers and the overall reaction to the news to expand ULEZ has been overwhelmingly negative. Here's the results.

London Borough Petrol Prices League Table

29 Apr 2022 | In Motoring News

Take a look below at the London Petrol Prices League Table & see how your borough compares to its neighbours! Which is the cheapest London borough for petrol?

Top Supercar Spotting Locations in London

12 Apr 2022 | In Motoring News

Ever wondered where the best place to spot supercars in London is? You’ve come to the right place! We run down the best places in the capital to check them out.

Top London Commuter Towns in 2022 if You’re Driving Rather Than Getting the Train

08 Apr 2022 | In Motoring News

We’ve crunched the numbers and came up with a list of the best towns to move to if you want to commute to London by car. Take a look!

London Used Car Sales Grew at Record Rate in 2021

06 Apr 2022 | In Motoring News

A recent study by Cargiant shows an 11.84% increase in used car sales in London throughout 2021, faster than the rest of the UK. Take a look!

Searches For Used EVs in London Are Rising

17 Jan 2022 | In Motoring News

London used electric car popularity surges in 2021. Searches have increased 122% yearly despite price rises across the used car market.

London Boroughs Most Prepared for Electric Car Revolution Revealed

17 Dec 2021 | In Motoring News

How prepared is London for the upcoming EV boom? We took a look at the 32 boroughs to find out. Here are the results.

The UK’s first all-electric charging forecourt is open

08 Dec 2020 | In Motoring News

The UK’s surge towards electrification continues with the opening of our very first electric vehicle charging forecourt. Based on the A131 near Braintree in Essex, the station has been designed by...

Lewis Hamilton - 7 Highlights from our 7x World Champion!

18 Nov 2020 | In Motoring News

This blog runs through the Brit’s extraordinary on-track career, focusing on seven highlights from his astonishing on-going story.

The sale of new petrol and diesel cars will be banned from 2030

18 Nov 2020 | In Motoring News

The UK government has announced that the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars to be brought forward a decade to 2030.

F1 2020 is GO, GO, GO

11 Mar 2020 | In Motoring News

After an agonising winter break, the start of the 2020 Formula 1 season is only days away and with it brings an array of impossible to answer scenarios. This blog post gives you all the information...

The ULEZ is expanding very soon!

29 Jan 2020 | In Motoring News

The current Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has been in force for almost a year but is soon to expand. The new zone will be 18 times the size and cover the majority of London’s streets.

Scrap your old vehicle and save £2,000 off a new ULEZ exempt car

28 Oct 2019 | In Motoring News

The major of London has announced a new scrappage scheme for those living within the 32 boroughs of London or the City of London who receive certain benefits. The scheme offers the opportunity to r...

A great weekend of Motorsport lies ahead

09 Oct 2019 | In Motoring News

Not only do you have the Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka to look forward to but also the climax of the British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch. This blog post guides you through bo...

Formula 1 is back!

14 Mar 2019 | In Motoring News

This weekend plays host to the Australian Grand Prix, the first race of the 2019 Formula 1 season. This blog post will give you all the information you need to prepare yourself for F1 2019.

Changes to road tax rates are coming in April

17 Jan 2019 | In Motoring News

For the majority of motorists, the amount of Vehicle Excess Duty (VED) or road tax as it’s commonly known will raise for the third straight year. The increase will be introduced on 1st April and wi...

Changes to Motoring Laws in 2019

04 Jan 2019 | In Motoring News

The changing of the year is bringing in a range of new and altered motoring laws. This blog post explains all the changes so you are ready to hit the roads in 2019.

The Mini Cooper is celebrating it's 60th Birthday!

20 Dec 2018 | In Motoring News

2019 marks the 60th birthday of the Mini, the small car which remains as popular today as when it first launched all those years ago.

A Fantastic 2018 for British Motorsport

28 Nov 2018 | In Motoring News

2018 has been a remarkable year for British Motorsport. Lewis Hamilton has become a 5-time F1 champion and 20-year-old George Russell claimed the F2 crown and a seat in Formula 1 for 2019.

Sebastien Ogier is a 6 times WRC champion!

21 Nov 2018 | In Motoring News

M-Sport Ford’s Sebastien Ogier claimed his 6 WRC title in a row, despite only finishing 5th in the season ending Rally Australia. Going into the event, Ogier lead the championship from Hyundai’s Th...

Cargiant's guide to Formula E Season 5

24 Oct 2018 | In Motoring News

Formula E Season 5 is set to be the most unpredictable yet. This blog will get you up to speed with Formula E and make sure you are ready for lights out on December 15th.

Colin Turkington is a triple BTCC Champion!

01 Oct 2018 | In Motoring News

Northern Irishman Colin Turkington took his 3rd BTCC crown yesterday, despite only winning 1 race all season. The West Surrey Racing BMW driver went into the final round at Brands Hatch 34 points a...

Happy 20th Birthday to the Smart Fortwo!

28 Sep 2018 | In Motoring News

1998 was a great year for cars. Alfa Romeo gave us the 156, Ford introduced the Focus, Peugeot replaced the 205 with the 206 and VW revisited the past to unveil a brand-new Beetle. None of these ca...

What is WLTP and how will it affect me?

26 Sep 2018 | In Motoring News

Have you ever wondered why your vehicle isn’t matching the MPG figures it claims it can do? In September, the way in which new vehicles’ MPG figures, CO2 levels and pollutant emissions data are obt...

UK Car Festivals

01 Nov 2017 | In Motoring News

Here’s a rundown of our top UK car festivals this year, from classic car shows to performance car shows and motoring events.

Number Plate Change

24 Mar 2017 | In Motoring News

Since 1999, new number plates have been released twice a year and has become bit of a minefield for people considering a new car.