On this day in auto history - December 19th


It was on this day in 1986 that the final Ford Capri rolled off a production line at Ford’s Halewood plant in Merseyside.

UK Drivers Let Down By Broken Promises Says Labour


A five-year promise to provide almost 1500 miles of new lanes on some of the country’s biggest roads has failed according to one of the UK’s most prominent transport politicians.

On this day in auto history - December 18th


It was on this day in 1999 that the Ford Model T was declared the 'Car of The Century' at a high-profile awards gala in Las Vegas.

Are You A ‘Badge Snob’?


The standard of cars may have improved from the days when Lada and Skoda were the butt of many an average comedian’s jokes - but new research has shown that there are still some car brands that consumers steer clear of.

Belly Driving? Blame The Intern


Japanese car manufacturer Nissan has used the designs of a former intern to provide a vision of what driving might be like in the future - lying on our belly.

On this day in auto history - December 17th


It was on this day in 1968 that the musical film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - which focused on the adventures of a magical car - was first released at cinemas across the UK.

Safety Concerns Over Vans


Commercial vans across Europe have been slammed for their safety standards, with many not offering the same level of technology as vehicles according to a new Van Safety Rating system launched this month.

PHEVs Get Sent To Coventry


Drivers of plug-in hybrids vehicles are best off in the East Midlands city of Coventry if they are looking for somewhere to recharge their car according to new research.

On this day in auto history - December 16th


It was on this day in 1982 when the world of motorsport fell into mourning after news emerged that Colin Chapman, the founder of Lotus Cars, had died unexpectedly of a heart attack

Say Hello To Amazon’s Self-Driving Shuttle


They’ve cornered the market for online home shopping and now Amazon have made their first steps into the brave new world of automotive vehicles.