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On this day in auto history - November 28th

28-11-2020

It was on this day in 2009 that relatives of Dr Harold Carr - a deceased childless bachelor - discovered a super-rare Bugatti in his dusty Northumbrian garage. 

Are You Worried About Pay-Per-Mile Tax?

27-11-2020

As the UK government looks to plug a hole in their revenues with the forthcoming loss of fuel tax, many drivers are worried that they will end up paying more tax than ever.

On this day in auto history - November 27th

27-11-2020

It was on this day in 1979 that controversial trade unionist Derek Robinson - the man behind over 500 car factory strikes - was finally dismissed as a shop steward at British Leyland's Longbridge plant.

The UK’s Big Parking Problem

26-11-2020

If you are finding it harder and harder to park your car, you are not alone, and the problem is not related to your driving skills, it is more likely that your car has outgrown the traditional car park size.

Department for Transport Denies The Hedgehogs

26-11-2020

Local councils who applied for new road signage to help warn drivers of hedgehogs have been rejected by the governmental department responsible for traffic signs.

On this day in auto history - November 26th

26-11-2020

It was on this day in 1994 that celebrated British car designer David Bache passed away at the age of 69 from cancer.

On this day in auto history - November 25th

25-11-2020

It was on this day in 2005 that the world of motor sport was in mourning following the sad death of Britain’s former World Rally Champion Richard Burns from a brain tumour at just 34.

New Car Prices To Rise By Almost £3,000 With Hard Brexit

24-11-2020

Motoring industry leaders are warning that the true cost of a no-deal Brexit will be felt by both consumers and traders and that the final bill could be £55.4bn over five years.

Speeding Increased During Lockdown

24-11-2020

The UK lockdown earlier this year may have made for quieter roads, but new government data has shown that there was a lot more speeding as drivers took advantage of the open road.

On this day in auto history - November 24th

24-11-2020

It was on this day in 1951 that the two giants of the British auto industry, Austin and Morris, agreed to merge in a move which paved the way for the formation of BMC (British Motor Corporation) which came into effect the following year.