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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.

On this day in auto history - January 18th

18-01-2021

It was on this day in 1968 that Ford officially unveiled its new Escort model at the Brussels Motor Show.

Is Your Car Stereo Playing Too Much Grime?

17-01-2021

A new survey has revealed some of the dirtiest areas of the inside of our cars, with one particular location harbouring more germs than a toilet seat!

On this day in auto history - January 17th

17-01-2021

It was on this day in 1968 that British Motor Holdings and Leyland Motors announced that they would merge to form the British Leyland group.

Why 2020 Was A Grey Year For UK Automotive

16-01-2021

The future is no longer black or white, for the third year in succession, the colour grey has proven to be the most popular choice for a new car colour.