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Fancy Paying More Than £2,000 For Your Car Tax?

24-03-2020

Some models of new car could have to pay eye-watering VED car tax if the system becomes more closely connected to the CO2 emissions each vehicle pumps out.

On this day in auto history – March 24th

24-03-2020

It was on this day in 1958 that work finally began on the long-mooted M1 - Britain’s first full length motorway.

Belt-Up: One Third Of Road Deaths Not Wearing Seat-Belt

23-03-2020

The number of people killed in car crashes on UK roads due to not wearing a seat-belt is significantly higher than previously reported according to new data.

UK Manufacturers Targeted To Aid Health Crisis

23-03-2020

As the coronavirus crisis reaches its peak, the UK’s car manufacturers are amongst a number of industries being asked to help with the manufacture of ventilators.

On this day in auto history – March 23rd

23-03-2020

It was on this day in 2009 that India’s Tata Motors launched the vehicle which was supposed to herald a revolution of ultra-affordable cars for the masses - the Tata Nano.

On this day in auto history – March 22nd

22-03-2020

It was on this day in 1901 that the Chicago Auto Show - arguably the most prestigious annual car show in the world - was first staged.

On this day in auto history – March 21st

21-03-2020

It was on this day in 2002 that car production ceased at Luton’s famous Vauxhall plant after 97 years.

On this day in auto history – March 20th

20-03-2020

On this day in 2001 South Korean entrepreneur Chung Ju-yung - founder of Hyundai - passed away at the age of 85.

Lack Of Electric Car Battery Investment Could Cost Jobs

19-03-2020

A major new study has revealed that a lack of investment in the new industry of electric car battery production could cost hundreds of thousands of jobs.

‘Ambulance-Chasing’ Lawyers Cheat Motorists Out Of £2bn

19-03-2020

Millions of British drivers may be able to recoup their legal fees from an accident after a legal precedent said motorists were being overcharged.