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On this day in auto history - October 15th

15-10-2019

It was on this day in 1985 that Sinclair Vehicles - the company formed by Sir Clive Sinclair to produce the infamous Sinclair C5 - went into receivership.

Iconic British Motor Brand To Return To The Roads

14-10-2019

One of the UK’s most famous motoring brands is to make a historic return with an all-new electric commercial van.

Why Are Dodgy Car Seats Costing The British Economy Billions?

14-10-2019

New research conducted by a major motoring manufacturer has revealed the true cost of poor quality seats in cars, with the problem leading to millions of drivers taking time off work.

On this day in auto history - October 14th

14-10-2019

It was on this day in 1968 that the US Secret Service took delivery of a new Presidential Limousine/parade car for Lyndon Johnson, widely rumoured to be the most expensive car ever built at that point in history.

On this day in auto history - October 13th

13-10-2019

It was on this day in 1982 that the Ford Sierra first went on sale, having divided opinion at its unveiling at the British International Motor Show in Birmingham the previous month.

On this day in auto history - October 12th

12-10-2019

It was on this day in 1948 that the first Morris Minor went on sale, following its well-received debut at the Earls Court Motor Show the previous month.

On this day in auto history - October 11th

11-10-2019

It was on this day in 2005 that the much-touted Bugatti Veyron was finally launched at a glitzy ceremony in Sicily.

On this day in auto history - October 10th

10-10-2019

It was on this day in 1964 that shocking reports emerged that rockstar Ringo Starr had driven at 140mph on a recently-built stretch of the M6 motorway in his brand new Facel Vega II sports car.

On this day in auto history - October 9th

09-10-2019

It was on this day in 1977 that an already strike-ridden, crisis-hit British Leyland was plunged into further turmoil after it emerged that its outspoken Chairman, Sir Richard Dobson, had been taped making grossly offensive remarks at a private dinner. 

On this day in auto history - October 8th

08-10-2019

It was on this day in 1980 that British Leyland launched the famous Austin Metro, the popular supermini which briefly lifted the fortunes of the ailing state-owned car manufacturer.