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On this day in auto history - January 11th

11-01-2021

It was on this day in 1982 when news broke that Mark Thatcher - the wayward son of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher - had gone missing in the Sahara Desert whilst competing in the famous Paris-Dakar Rally.

EV Network Requires ‘Massive Investment’ Says SMMT

10-01-2021

The UK’s most influential motoring trade body, the Society for Motor Manufacturers and Traders has said being ready for the total ban on new petrol and diesel engines by 2030 will be a huge challenge.

You Could Actually Own Knight Rider’s Car

10-01-2021

David Hasselhoff, the man who famously played Michael Knight in the iconic 80s tv show, Knight Rider, is auctioning off a wide range of his personal memorabilia, including his amazing K.I.T.T. car.

On this day in auto history - January 10th

10-01-2021

It was on this day in 1979 that the one millionth Ford Fiesta was built, helping it smash the record as Europe’s quickest-selling car in history.

Driving’s Biggest Failures

09-01-2021

Next time you worry about the number of times it took you to pass your driving test, spare a thought for one UK resident who took 43 attempts.

On this day in auto history - January 9th

09-01-2021

It was on this day in 2009 that football superstar Christiano Ronaldo miraculously emerged unscathed after famously crashing his £200,000 Ferrari into a roadside barrier in a tunnel near Manchester airport.

On this day in auto history - January 8th

08-01-2021

It was on this day in 1989 that what was to become known as the 'Kegworth air disaster' occurred when a Boeing 737 crashed into an embankment on the M1 in Leicestershire at 8.26pm. The accident killed 47 passengers and seriously injured many of the 112 survivors.

Why Are Car Insurance Premiums Rising?

07-01-2021

The motor insurance industry has enjoyed a bumper year of profits off the back of pandemic lockdowns leading to less incidents and subsequently fewer claims - so why have premiums risen in the last month?

Mercedes Hyperscreen Labelled ‘Cinema On Wheels’

07-01-2021

German luxury car manufacturer Mercedes have launched an ultra-wide smart screen which will feature in the forthcoming EQC electric limousine and will come with a host of unique features.

On this day in auto history - January 7th

07-01-2021

It was on this day in 1929 that Walter Chrysler - founder of the mighty Chrysler Corporation - became the first motoring figure to feature on Time magazine as its prestigious ‘Person of The Year’ for 1928.