On this day in auto history – February 17th


It was on this day in 1972 that VW officially proclaimed its popular Beetle model as the best-selling vehicle in history

Don’t Make This Common Car Insurance Mistake


Drivers are being warned that they could be paying far too much for their car insurance by allowing their car insurance policy to renew automatically.

How Much Will You Spend On Petrol Over Your Lifetime?


With a ban on new petrol and diesel models promised by Prime Minister Boris Johnson for 2035, some are asking how many more years of filling up at the petrol station do they have left - and how much money over a lifetime they might have spent on fuel.

On this day in auto history – February 16th


It was on this day in 1980 that the longest reported traffic jam in history occurred on an autoroute between Lyon and Paris.

On this day in auto history – February 15th


One of the most remarkable figures in motoring history, Ralph Teetor - the inventor of cruise control - died on this day in 1982.

On this day in auto history – February 14th


It was on this day in 1896 that the future King Edward VII - then known as ‘Edward, Prince of Wales’ - became the first member of the British Royal Family to ride in a motorcar.

What Was GQ’s Best Car Of All Time?


The GQ magazine Car Awards were unveiled last week and as expected it was a celebration of some of the fastest, luxurious supercars and concepts currently available to anyone with a Premier League salary.

Is Your Car Clean Air Compliant?


With cities across the UK set to emulate London and introduce Clean Air Zone charges, a new government website has been launched which will let you check if your car is exempt.

On this day in auto history – February 13th


It was on this day in 1898 that wealthy retired builder Henry Lindfield became the first ever motorist to die from the result of a collision.

Cameras For Cops Mean More Dangerous Roads


Britain’s roads are becoming more dangerous due to a lack of traffic police says one of the country’s leading police chief constables.