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On this day in auto history - July 12th

12-07-2020

It was on this day in 2001 that the infamous Reliant Robin made an unlikely and ultimately ill-fated comeback, having gone out of production the previous year.

On this day in auto history - July 11th

11-07-2020

It was on this day in 1973 that the popular Honda Civic first went on sale in Japan to great acclaim, thus helping to reverse the motorcycle giant's stuttering fortunes in the car business.

On this day in auto history - July 10th

10-07-2020

It was on this day in 1958 that the much-maligned Trabant - communist East Germany’s ‘people’s car’ - first went into regular production.

Historic Moment As First Aston Martin SUV Is Produced

09-07-2020

One of Britain’s most respected luxury car marques has broken new ground after seeing the first of it’s all-new SUVs roll off the production line.

Councils To Miss Out On Parking Windfall

09-07-2020

The coronavirus lockdown has had a knock-on effect for council coffers in the UK after lucrative car parking fees were a victim of fewer cars on the roads.

On this day in auto history - July 9th

09-07-2020

It was on this day in 1908 that Rolls-Royce switched production from Manchester to its spiritual home of Derby when Lord Montagu officially opened its lavish new factory on Nightingale Road.

On the Road to Net ZERO - CarSupermarket.com to offer Carbon Offset Service

08-07-2020

In a UK first, iOffset’s inaugural commercial partnership with national car retailers, Motordepot and CarSupermarket.com, will see the dealerships offset the projected future emissions of every used car sold for the first year of ownership.

First Time Pass Drivers Statistically Safer Says Research

08-07-2020

New research published by one of the UK’s leading insurance comparison websites has found that drivers who pass their test first time are less likely to have an accident in their driving lifetime.

Revealed: The Best Service Station Operators In The UK

08-07-2020

On the mean and moody motorways of Great Britain, the often maligned service station is often criticised, but not all services are the same, and in a huge survey some are actually commended.

On this day in auto history - July 8th

08-07-2020

It was on this day in 2007 that the new line-up of BMW-designed Minis went on sale in the UK.