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On this day in auto history – June 29th

29-06-2020

It was on this day in 1967 that the entertainment world was left reeling from the shock news that world-famous Hollywood actress Jayne Mansfield had been tragically killed in a car crash at the age of 34.

On this day in auto history – June 28th

28-06-2020

It was on this day in 1974 that one of the most infamous vehicles of the 1970’s was introduced, the Bricklin SV-1.

On this day in auto history – June 27th

27-06-2020

It was on this day in 1909 that Mercedes introduced arguably the most iconic badge in motoring - the three-pointed star symbol.

Just Over 5,000 Cars Produced In May

26-06-2020

UK car production across the nation’s network of automotive plants was down by 95 per cent according to the latest figures, though industry insiders are hopeful that output can bounce back.

Does Your Air-Con Feel Like A Con?

26-06-2020

The rising summer temperatures have had many of us reaching for the air-conditioning dial in our cars, but do we really know how to keep cool in cars?

On this day in auto history – June 26th

26-06-2020

It was on this day in 2004 that the first ever MINI convertibles went on sale in the UK to great acclaim.

‘Deepfake’ Tech To Help Autonomous Driving Research

25-06-2020

A team of software developers from Oxford University are using the tricks of viral videos on the internet to help speed up the development of autonomous vehicles.

Climate Change Group Aims To Increase Car Tax

25-06-2020

A leading governmental advisory group is calling for increased car taxes to help pay for a ‘green recovery’, with the UK facing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

On this day in auto history – June 25th

25-06-2020

It was on this day in 2002 when the VW Golf officially surpassed the legendary Beetle as Volkswagen's most highly-produced model ever.

Are You Ready For The Jaguar Hatchback?

24-06-2020

The man responsible for the future design of all Jaguars has revealed that the marque could take an unexpected move towards smaller cars, with options of changing the smaller XE into a hatchback.