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On this day in auto history – June 24th

24-06-2019

It was on this day in 1974 that inspired intervention from the French government helped instigate negotiations which would eventually culminate in Peugeot taking over Citroen.

The Cars That Money Can’t Buy – Toyota FT-1

23-06-2019

Sometimes your wallet won’t stretch to purchasing your dream motor. But don’t worry too much, there are some cars that even the biggest bank balances can’t buy, the dream cars that will forever remain a dream. These are the concept cars that never go into production.

On this day in auto history – June 23rd

23-06-2019

It was on this day in 2003 that the South African city of Cape Town erected the world’s first road sign alerting to "penguin crossings”.

On this day in auto history – June 22nd

22-06-2019

It was on this day in 1934 that renowned engineer Ferdinand Porsche signed a historic contract with the German Automobile Manufacturers Association to build three prototype “people’s cars” at the request of Adolf Hitler. The end result would be the revolutionary Volkswagen Beetle.

Motoring Trailblazers - Mercedes-Benz 260D

21-06-2019

The world of motoring is hurtling headlong into a bright new future of all-electric, automated, connected technology - and Marty McFly is not behind the wheel! But what were the cars that were ‘back to the future’ of years gone by?

On this day in auto history – June 21st

21-06-2019

It was on this day in 1947 that William Clay Ford - the last surviving grandchild of Henry Ford - married Martha Firestone - daughter of the tyre magnet Harvey S. Firestone - thus uniting two of the richest empire builders in US industry.

Back To The 80s: BMW 5 Series MKIII

20-06-2019

Let's celebrate the 80s, a period of huge change across Britain as a whole, and one which had incredible landmarks in the motor industry.

When Is Green Ice-Cream Good?

20-06-2019

Japanese motoring manufacturer Nissan has taken the unusual step of unveiling a zero-emission ice-cream van to demonstrate the company’s Electric Ecosystem.

Further Worries For ‘Relay Attacks’ Following Latest Tests

20-06-2019

A new round of security testing on some of the UK’s newest cars has revealed serious concerns in more than half of those tested.

On this day in auto history - June 20th

20-06-2019

It was on this day in 2007 that German engineering giant Bosch manufactured its 10 billionth spark plug.