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Eight Out Of Ten Drivers Say EVs Are Too Expensive

21-01-2021

The government’s plans to phase out petrol and diesel cars within the next ten years may need a rethink unless manufacturers find a way of reducing their prices says a new report.

On this day in auto history - January 21st

21-01-2021

It was on this day in 1981 that the first of the long-awaited DeLorean sports cars rolled off the production line at the company’s newly-built facility in Dunmurry, Northern Ireland

Lockdown Hasn’t Stopped Traffic Says Report

20-01-2021

A comparison of traffic levels between the national lockdowns over the last 12 months has found that motorists are more likely to be on the roads than they were in the first COVID restrictions.

Clio Claims First Time Drivers Award

20-01-2021

Newly qualified drivers looking for a suitable car to get on the road with should look no further than Renault’s supermini, the Clio according to an influential learner driver blog.

On this day in auto history - January 20th

20-01-2021

It was on this day in 2010 that the eagerly-waited MINI Countryman was formally announced

Why Ban On Petrol Cars Could Kill Off Vauxhall

19-01-2021

The UK government’s controversial decision to ban all new petrol and diesel cars from 2030 could have unintended consequences on the automotive industry in this country.

Could EV Batteries Be Charged In Five Minutes?

19-01-2021

An Israeli company claims to have developed a lithium-ion battery capable of being charged in five minutes and has began producing them in China.

On this day in auto history - January 19th

19-01-2021

It was on this day in 1987 that high-profile English footballer Mick Quinn was sentenced to 21 days in prison for multiple driving offences, which included flouting a drink driving ban.

Be Careful Where You Park It Could Cost You

18-01-2021

Councils in the UK are raking in vast profits in parking fines with some in London bringing in more than £10m a year.

Driving Test Nerves Heightened By Lockdown?

18-01-2021

It’s not been the easiest year to learn how to drive, while the roads have been quieter, the official lockdown rules have meant driving tests have been suspended, putting a halt to any ambitions of getting behind the wheel.