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No UK Return For Mitsubishi

24-02-2021

Despite reports suggesting that Mitsubishi may return to Europe following a partnership with Renault and Nissan to build new cars in France, one of the UK’s biggest former Mitsubishi dealers has said that a return to this country is unlikely.

On this day in auto history – February 24th

24-02-2021

On this day in 1983, the award-winning Peugeot 205 - the vehicle which was to transform the fortunes of the company - was launched to widespread acclaim.

Have You Forgotten About Your Car Insurance During Lockdown?

23-02-2021

Motorists across the UK are being urged to check that their car insurance premium does not unwittingly auto-renew as thousands of car owners forget some of the simpler aspects of owning a car.

Could We Be Facing ‘Poll Tax On Wheels’?

23-02-2021

With new research revealing that every new EV bought in the UK could be costing the government up to £1,000 a year in lost taxes - there are warnings from motoring organisations over plans to make up the shortfall in revenues.

On this day in auto history – February 23rd

23-02-2021

It was on this day in 1893 that celebrated German engineer, Rudolf Diesel, first received a patent for the engine which would bear his name.

Who Is King Of Screen Car Crashes?

22-02-2021

Hollywood blockbusters love mangling up the bodywork of high-end cars in the name of action movies, but according to new research, there is one big name actor who is responsible for damaging more vehicles than most.

Can UK Powergrid Handle Expected EV Surge?

22-02-2021

With the nation committed to a 2030 date for banning all new petrol and diesel cars, there is likely to be increased pressure on the power infrastructure, with questions asked whether it will cope?

On this day in auto history – February 22nd

22-02-2021

On this day in 2008, Mr Saeed Abdul Gaffer Khouri caused a sensation when paying a world record $14.3 million (around £7.5 million) for a single number plate.

MOT Changes Could Stop Scammers

21-02-2021

New technology being added to MOT test centres will make results more reliable and open to more scrutiny according to the DVSA.

Pavement Parking Ban On Its Way?

21-02-2021

Motorists who park their cars up a kerb or on a pavement could soon find themselves facing a hefty fine, with the UK government currently weighing up a consultation which took place in late 2020.