On this day in auto history - November 9th


It was on this day in 1960 that Robert McNamara - later to find worldwide fame and infamy as America’s Secretary For Defence - was officially appointed the president of the Ford Motor Company...a job he would famously hold for just one month!

On this day in auto history - November 8th


It was on this day in 1976 that Gottfried von Cramm - one of the great pre-war tennis champions -  was tragically killed in a car accident on a desert road near the Egyptian capital of Cairo.

On this day in auto history - November 7th


It was on this day in 2015 that 42-year-old Shaun Davis from Northampton was jailed for 28 months after terrifying mobile phone footage emerged of him driving at 192mph on an A-road.

Car Giants Fight Back Against Relay Attacks


Some of the world’s biggest car brands have been praised for developing technology which defends against the previous vulnerabilities of relay thefts.

Academics Warn Of A Mountain Of Batteries


Demand for EV cars may be seen as a step towards a greener future, but a new study has revealed a worrying consequence of so many end-of-life car batteries.

On this day in auto history - November 6th


It was during the early hours of this day in 1930 that, what was to find infamy as the ‘blazing car murder’, occurred on the outskirts of Northampton.

Are These Britain’s Priciest Repair Bills?


If you’ve ever been hit with an eye-watering invoice for the repair of a seemingly innocuous problem with your car then you will feel for the drivers who were left with some of the biggest bills of the year.

Buyers Are Shunning Brand New Cars Say Latest Figures


The UK car industry has endured one of its gloomiest years on record according to experts, with latest figures revealing demand for new cars has fallen by seven per cent in October.

On this day in auto history - November 5th


It was on this day in 1927 that Britain’s first set of automated traffic lights were trialled in Wolverhampton.

Government Announces Crackdown On Rogue Parking Firms


Parking companies across the UK will have to adhere to a new Code of Practice which has been designed to bring an end to rogue operators and their unscrupulous practices.