On this day in auto history – March 1st


It was on this day in 1983 that British Leyland launched the family hatchback which they hoped would transform the fortunes of the beleaguered company - the Austin Maestro

Petrol Versus Battery: Which Is Cleaner?


Is battery power really a more environmentally friendly option than combustible engines? Well according to analysis from Transport & Environment there is one clear winner.

On this day in auto history – February 28th


It was on this day in 1990 that, after much speculation, Ford finally gained outright ownership of struggling luxury brand Jaguar Cars for a multi-billion pounds fee.

Dirty Drivers Could Threaten A Clean Licence


Motorists who continue to use the roadside as their own personal rubbish bin could find themselves receiving an instant fine with the trial of new LitterCam technologies which will spot those who throw litter out of their cars.

On this day in auto history – February 27th


On this day in 2007, a specialist auction staged by Coys of Kensington (London) hit the headlines after two of the most iconic cars in television history sold for double their original estimates.

Top Ten Most Popular Cars For Young Drivers


Though there won’t be too many newly-qualified drivers hitting the roads due to the lockdown enforced halt on driving tests and lessons, there are still some confirmed favourites rookie drivers.

On this day in auto history – February 26th


Greener Petrol Could Lead To Higher Pump Prices


A new, more environmentally friendly petrol, which is to be introduced to petrol station forecourts later in the year could turn out to be less efficient and economical.

On this day in auto history – February 25th


It was on this day in 1919 that the US state of Oregon made history by becoming the first state to implement its own fuel tax.

Rolls Royce Celebrates Iconic Emblem


One of the most iconic car emblems, Rolls Royce's 'Spirit of Ecstasy' celebrated a rare anniversary amongst motor manufacturers this month.