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On this day in auto history - September 16th

16-09-2021

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.

Almost One In Five Cars Sold In August Was An EV

15-09-2021

While the UK new car market continues to stall due to a variety of factors, the EV and Hybrid market continues to break new ground and could be set for record figures next month.

Cars For Council Workers In Sunderland

15-09-2021

A unique initiative from Sunderland City Council has seen them launch a fleet of zero-emission vehicles for staff workers to use on business.

On this day in auto history - September 15th

15-09-2021

It was on this day in 2007 when news emerged that Britain’s former World Rally Champion Colin McRae had been killed along with three fellow passengers in a tragic helicopter accident in West Scotland.

Britain’s Busiest Speed Camera Broken

14-09-2021

One of the UK’s busiest speed cameras, responsible for triggering 70 times a day at its peak, may have been snapping drivers at the wrong speed, leading to thousands of people incorrectly fined.

On this day in auto history - September 14th

14-09-2021

It was on this day in 1982 that the world was rocked by the news that Princess Grace of Monaco - aka Grace Kelly - had died of her injuries from a car crash in Monaco the previous day.

ULEZ Fines Aren’t Being Paid

13-09-2021

London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone, which was set up to provide cleaner air to the capital, has seen a third of the non-compliance fines unpaid.

On this day in auto history - September 13th

13-09-2021

It was on this day in 2001 that the first generation Citroen C3 was first unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show before going on sale the following year.

On this day in auto history - September 12th

12-09-2021

It was on this day in 2000 that Government ministers held a series of emergency meetings to deal with an escalating 'fuel crisis’ caused by a series of protests and blockades.

On this day in auto history - September 11th

11-09-2021

It was on this day in 1996 that the UK’s most popular city car, the Ford Ka, was first introduced, initially to mixed reactions.