Cargiant Motoring News
The UK’s first all-electric charging forecourt is open
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!
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
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
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!
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
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
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!
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
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
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!
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
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!
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
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!
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!
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?
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...
What is the ULEZ?
As a means to tackle London’s ever-growing air pollution problem, TFL are to introduce the Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) on 8th April 2019. But what is the ULEZ and how will it affect you?
UK Car Festivals
Here’s a rundown of our top UK car festivals this year, from classic car shows to performance car shows and motoring events.