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Is This The World’s First Pandemic Proof Car?

19-09-2020

A University in the UK has proclaimed to have designed the world’s first pandemic proof car, with individual personal space and a special cleanliness display panel.

On this day in auto history - September 19th

19-09-2020

It was on this day in 1993 that production ended on the popular Ford Orion after a 10 year run.

Why Do Energy Companies Want To Turn Off EV Charging?

18-09-2020

Electricity companies in the UK may be given the powers to turn off the energy supply to EV chargers at peak times to cope with high demand.

On this day in auto history - September 18th

18-09-2020

It was on this day in 2004 that the BMW 1 Series was launched...initially to mixed reviews.

 

Labour Plans Petrol and Diesel Ban By 2030

17-09-2020

The shadow minister for climate change is calling on the government to accelerate plans to ban ICE vehicles, including hybrids to help cut carbon and create jobs.

Tesla Driver Caught Asleep At The Wheel Doing 93mph

17-09-2020

Traffic cops in Canada are astounded after stopping a Tesla driver and his passenger asleep while the car travelled in excess of the speed limit.

On this day in auto history - September 17th

17-09-2020

It was on this day in 2000 that a troubled Diego Maradona - widely-regarded as the greatest footballer of all-time - famously cheated death in a car crash in Cuba.

Why Are We Driving Older Cars?

16-09-2020

There are more than six million cars on the UK road network aged 13 years or over according to data published by the Department for Transport - which begs the question… why?

Are PHEVs As Green As They Say They Are?

16-09-2020

Research from some of the world’s leading green campaigners is pointing the finger at plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, suggesting that they emit more carbon than traditional petrol engines.

On this day in auto history - September 16th

16-09-2020

It was on this day in 1977 when news emerged that famous British glam rock icon Marc Bolan had been tragically killed in a car accident in South West London.