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On this day in auto history - December 8th

08-12-2018

It was on this day in 1979 that a crisis-torn British Leyland ceased production on the iconic sports car, the MG Midget.

CarSupermarket.com's Great British Cars – Aston Martin DB11

07-12-2018

Great Britain, great cars. The UK motor industry is respected the world over, and though many of the vehicles are actually owned by foreign manufacturers, there can be no doubting of the fantastic heritage of the British motor.

On this day in auto history - December 7th

07-12-2018

It was on this day in 1977 that celebrated American inventor Dr Peter Carl Goldmark - the man who revolutionised the music business by creating the LP record - was tragically killed in a car crash in New York state.

Is The Driving Test Getting Too Hard?

06-12-2018

Pass rates for the UK driving test have slumped to a ten-year low, with less than half of those taking tests in the past year actually passing.

The Real Cost Of A Failed MOT

06-12-2018

British drivers are spending on average £325 to fix their motor - if their pride and joy fails its first MOT test.

On this day in auto history - December 6th

06-12-2018

It was on this day in 2004 when astonishing news emerged from Italy that a drunken police officer had been arrested for driving 20 miles on the wrong side of a motorway.

Aston Martin To Electrify Their Range Of Classic Cars

05-12-2018

Legendary British car designers Aston Martin have unveiled an all-electric version of one of their classic models and are promising to convert many more from 2019.

On this day in auto history - December 5th

05-12-2018

It was on this day in 1997 that Britain’s champion racing river Nigel Mansell was stopped by police on a country road in Somerset for the offence which would famously lead to a driving ban.

December Worst Month For Drink Driving Figures

04-12-2018

Newly published figures have revealed that December is the most problematic month of the year for drink drive crimes in the UK.

The EU Wants All Cars To Have Black Box Recorders

04-12-2018

The age of all cars being fitted with telematics to record a vehicle’s speed is closer than ever after European bureaucrats pushed for a ‘rapid agreement’ on proposed changes.