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Ineos Blow For UK Plants

07-07-2020

Less than a week after the fanfare of the Ineos Grenadier reveal, the UK motor industry has received a blow after the company revealed it was reviewing its decision to build the 4x4 in Wales.

EV Charger Boom Predicted

07-07-2020

There could be more than 350,000 homes in the UK fitted with electric vehicle charging points by 2025 according to one of the industry’s leading providers.

On this day in auto history - July 7th

07-07-2020

It was on this day in 2007 that English inventor Jack Odell - the inspiration behind Matchbox Cars - passed away at the age of 87. 

Roadwork Speed Cameras Make Millions

06-07-2020

Drivers in England and Wales who have been caught creeping past the speed limit at roadworks have been hit with fines totalling almost £10million.

Bond Car Complete With Gadgets Ready For Action

06-07-2020

The first of 25 limited edition Aston Martin DB5 Goldfingers has rolled off the production line, complete with bullet proof glass and a host of other 007 gadgets.

On this day in auto history - July 6th

06-07-2020

It was on this day in 1906 that John S. Gray – the major investor and inaugural president of Ford Motor Company - died suddenly, paving the way for Henry Ford to assume overall control of the company he had first inspired.

On this day in auto history - July 5th

05-07-2020

It was on this day in 2006 that Chelsea FC owner, Roman Abramovich, paid a then-world record £285,000 for the licence plate VIP 1.

On this day in auto history - July 4th

04-07-2020

It was on this day in 1935 that news emerged of the death of Andre Citroen.
 

Insurance Firms Pocket £1.3bn During Pandemic

03-07-2020

Fewer cars on the roads means fewer accidents and that has meant that many car insurance firms have made healthy profits during the coronavirus lockdown.

On this day in auto history - July 3rd

03-07-2020

It was on this day in 2003 that Tesla Motors was founded.