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On this day in auto history - October 31st

31-10-2020

It was on this day in 1951 that the first permanent 'zebra crossing’ in the UK was introduced in the Berkshire town of Slough.

On this day in auto history - October 30th

30-10-2020

It was on this day in 2002 that a leaked report revealed how a single traffic warden in Cumbria was issuing tickets on an unprecedented scale.

Has Britain Stopped Making Cars?

29-10-2020

Shocking year on year figures have revealed that last month’s motor production figures were the lowest since 1995, a worrying sign as Britain heads for what seems an inevitable hard Brexit.

Do You Understand Smart Motorways?

29-10-2020

They have been on the English road network for many years now, but a major survey has discovered that more than half of British drivers don’t actually know what the rules of a smart motorway actually are.

On this day in auto history - October 29th

29-10-2020

It was on this day in 1986 that the final section of London’s 117 orbital motorway - the M25 - was officially opened to traffic.

On this day in auto history - October 28th

28-10-2020

It was on this day in 1995 that world got its first glimpse of the much-hyped Toyota Prius when it made a show-stealing debut as a concept car at the Tokyo Motor Show.

The Kids Want An EV

27-10-2020

The next generation of drivers is more environmentally conscious and could be driving their parents to buy an electric vehicle according to research conducted by Peugeot UK.

On this day in auto history - October 27th

27-10-2020

It was on this day in 1966 that the Toyota Corolla - the world’s best-selling motoring nameplate - was first unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show.

Lexus Breaks One Million Barrier

26-10-2020

Luxury car brand Lexus has recently met a significant milestone after the company revealed that they had sold their one millionth vehicle in Europe.

No Deal Brexit Could Spike EV Prices

26-10-2020

One of the many consequences of the UK crashing out of the European Union would be an increase in the price of the burgeoning electric car - putting a slowdown on the popularity of the greener solutions.