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11 Jul, 2017, 00:01 BST IMI: Electric has the Power to Govern UK Economy

Electric and hybrid cars have seen a 47% growth this year*. Yet, according to the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), more still needs to be done...


04 May, 2017, 00:01 BST Institute of The Motor Industry (IMI) Study Reveals Over Half of Brits Fear Their Car Could be Accessed and Controlled by a Hacker

As the London Motor Show is set to showcase the latest in motoring tech, the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is revealing people's fears about...


14 Mar, 2017, 00:01 GMT A Third of Car Buyers are Being Mis-Sold Finance & Insurance Products

Nearly half of drivers don't trust a car salesman after being over-charged and mis-sold finance and insurance products when buying from a dealership. ...


31 Jan, 2017, 00:01 GMT 70% of Drivers Put Off Electric and Hybrid Cars by High Insurance Costs

Higher insurance premiums for electric and hybrid cars is the biggest factor putting off most drivers from making the switch from diesel to low...


24 Aug, 2016, 00:01 BST Young People Fear for Their Job Prospects Following Brexit

As thousands of teenagers prepare to open their GCSE results this week, new research reveals that a third of 15-19 year olds and almost a half of 19...


21 Jun, 2016, 11:15 BST Brexit Could Cost Drivers £100 a Year

The cost of car servicing and repairs could rise by 30%, and up to 40,000 independent businesses could go bust if Britain votes to leave the EU, a...