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On this day in auto history – March 6th

06-03-2021

It was on this day in 1986 that celebrated Formula One boss, Sir Frank Williams, suffered the near-fatal car accident in France which would render him a quadriplegic.

On this day in auto history – March 5th

05-03-2021

It was on this day in 1993 that Ford finally introduced its much-hyped new ‘world car’, the Ford Mondeo (badged the ‘Contour' in the US) after years of planning.

How Fuel Efficient Are Hybrids?

04-03-2021

As the UK moves towards more sustainable and efficient motoring options, the likelihood of car buyers of purchasing a hybrid is growing, but how fuel efficient are they?

Worst February Since 1959 For New Cars

04-03-2021

There were just over fifty thousand new cars registered in the UK during February as lockdown ensured buyers looked to online click and collect options from market leading websites such as carsupermarket.com.

On this day in auto history – March 4th

04-03-2021

On this day in 1987, elderly Scottish gent David Cooper became the oldest person to pass the Department of Transport’s driving test at the grand old age of 89.

On this day in auto history – March 3rd

03-03-2021

It was on this day in 1932 that Alfieri Maserati - the most celebrated of the five brothers who established the famous marque in the family surname - died at the age of just 44.

Car Brand Creates Clothing That Absorbs CO2

02-03-2021

French car manufacturer DS Autos have produced a range of clothing which can help save the environment by absorbing the harmful gases that are produced from car exhaust fumes.

Volvo To Be All Electric By 2030

02-03-2021

Swedish car brand Volvo as announced a significant shift in its future plans by confirming that it will build electric cars only by 2030.

On this day in auto history – March 2nd

02-03-2021

It was on this day in 1986 that hundreds of patriotic Land Rover stalwarts occupied Hyde Park to protest over Margaret Thatcher’s plan to sell off the company to American giants General Motors or simply “the Americans” as dubbed by the media at the time.

Japanese Brand Claims European Title

01-03-2021

Japan's Toyota Yaris has beaten off stiff competition from the electric Fiat 500, the VW ID.3 and the Land Rover Defender to claim the European Car of the Year title