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On this day in auto history - August 18th

18-08-2019

It was on this day in 1940 that legendary American car manufacturing tycoon Walter P. Chrysler passed away at the age of 65.

On this day in auto history - August 17th

17-08-2019

It was on this day in 1896 that an innocuous South London housewife, Bridgett Driscoll, became the first pedestrian in the UK to be killed by a car.

EV Charging Points Are Now More Common Than Petrol Stations

16-08-2019

The UK electric vehicle revolution has reached a new milestone after it was revealed that there are now more charging points than fuel stations for drivers to take advantage of.

Is Your Driving Instructor Legit?

16-08-2019

New figures revealed by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency show that complaints against unqualified driving instructors are rarely prosecuted.

On this day in auto history - August 16th

16-08-2019

It was on this day in 1984 that one of the most colourful motoring personalities of the 1980’s, John DeLorean, was unanimously acquitted in a high-profile drug-trafficking trial which had gripped America.

On this day in auto history - August 15th

15-08-2019

It was on this day in 2010 that the most notorious traffic jam in recorded history first began to form on China’s National Highway 110.

Brexit Won’t Halt All-New Electric Mini

14-08-2019

A ‘Hard Brexit’ may look more likely than ever, but according to the woman tasked with launching BMW’s MINI Electric, the issue won’t affect production at all.

When Is A Car Not A Car?

14-08-2019

A classic British car institution is calling on another historic English organisation to get with the times and update their definition of what makes a car.

On this day in auto history - August 14th

14-08-2019

It was on this day in 1988 that legendary Italian racing driver and entrepreneur Enzo Ferrari died of kidney failure. He was 90 years old.

French Police Are Chasing Thousands Of British Drivers

13-08-2019

A quarter of a million UK drivers are being chased for traffic offences committed in France this year according to a new report.