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Think You Can Beat A Red Light? Think Again!

07-02-2019

New speed cameras are being trialled in the UK to catch drivers who speed up at traffic lights to avoid hitting a red light.

On this day in auto history – February 7th

07-02-2019

On this day in 2009 a classic Bugatti car - abandoned in a Tyneside garage for nearly 50 years - was sold at public auction for $4.4 million.

On this day in auto history – February 6th

06-02-2019

On this day in 2000 no fewer than 14 Italian cities, including Rome, Florence and Milan, first experimented with banning cars on a Sunday.

More Potholes But Less Compo Says Report

05-02-2019

UK drivers are experiencing more potholes than ever, but a new report says local authorities are paying out 40 per cent less compensation than five years ago.

Mixed Month For UK Car Registrations

05-02-2019

The UK’s new car market dropped by 1.6% in January, but it wasn’t all bad news with some brands achieving promising figures.

On this day in auto history – February 5th

05-02-2019

It was on this day in 1961 that the first automatic level railway crossing was introduced in Britain at the rural Staffordshire village of Spath.

More Than Half Of Road Users Have Felt Intimidated In The Last 12 Months

04-02-2019

Britain’s motorists, cyclists and pedestrians are facing aggression on the roads, with more than 50 per cent admitting they have felt intimidated.

Government Offered £80m To Nissan To Build X-Trail

04-02-2019

Nissan’s decision to pull the X-Trail model from its Sunderland plant this week came despite the UK government offering major financial assistance.

On this day in auto history – February 4th

04-02-2019

On this day in 1927, Sir Malcolm Campbell set a new land-speed record at Pendine Sands, south Wales.

On this day in auto history – February 3rd

03-02-2019

It was on this day in 1911 that Rolls Royce first commissioned the iconic ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’ statuette.