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On this day in auto history – February 17th

17-02-2019

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

On this day in auto history – February 16th

16-02-2019

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

15-02-2019

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

14-02-2019

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.

Ford and Vauxhall Dominate Used Car Market In 2018

13-02-2019

Ford and Vauxhall sold more than one million used cars between them last year as the two brands proved ever popular on forecourts across the nation.

Ford Warns Of Catastrophic No-Deal Brexit

13-02-2019

US car giant, Ford, has warned that a no-deal Brexit will have a catastrophic impact on the motoring industry and has reportedly told the prime minister that it is making plans to shift production away from the UK.

On this day in auto history – February 13th

13-02-2019

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.

The World Loves These British Built Cars

12-02-2019

British motoring may be facing hardship with the unknown consequences of Brexit having a major impact on the industry, but the export market is still strong for many vehicles.

Male Ego Contributes To Climate Change Says British Professor

12-02-2019

A leading expert on the causes of climate change has called for a ban on large executive cars, saying vehicles that carry ‘male egos’ should be banned from the road.

On this day in auto history – February 12th

12-02-2019

On this day in 1984 British Leyland controversially announced that it was to discontinue the world-famous Triumph marque.