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Audi Will Be Carbon Neutral By 2025

23-11-2020

The road to carbon zero for the motoring industry may only be a decade away, but some manufacturers are taking steps now that will mean their practices are greener even earlier.

How Green Are Green Cars?

23-11-2020

Boris Johnson’s vision for the road to zero emissions was unveiled with plenty of headlines last week, but what do electric cars and plug-in hybrids really mean for the environment?

On this day in auto history - November 23rd

23-11-2020

It was on this day in 1954 that the 50 millionth car produced by General Motors rolled off Chevrolet’s assembly line in Flint, Michigan amid a day of national celebration. 

Government Pays £16m For Almost 100 Diesel Vehicles

22-11-2020

The Department for Transport has revealed that it will be spending millions of pounds on a 93-strong fleet of gritters, which will pump out tonnes of CO2 - flying in the face of the government’s own push to outlaw petrol and diesel engines.

On this day in auto history - November 22nd

22-11-2020

 

It was on this day in 1992 that Ford unveiled its much-hyped new ‘world car’, the Ford Mondeo (badged the ‘Contour' in the US) to the media ahead of its sales launch the following spring.

 

Which Area Of The UK Has Most Potholes?

21-11-2020

From Cornwall to Kensington, the UK is absolutely riddled with holes in the road, but there are some parts of the country which are worse than others, and some councils who appear to be on top of the problem.

On this day in auto history - November 21st

21-11-2020

It was on this day in 1995 that the much-maligned Citroen Saxo was officially unveiled to the media ahead of its impending launch.

Are You Using The Correct Child Car Seat?

20-11-2020

A new survey by Volvo UK has discovered that many parents are putting their children in danger by placing them in incorrect child car seats.

On this day in auto history - November 20th

20-11-2020

It was on this day in 1975 that Les McKeown, lead singer of the Bay City Rollers - then the world’s biggest boy band - was found not guilty of causing death by dangerous driving in a high-profile court case.

Mechanic Jargon Confuses Drivers Says Report

19-11-2020

The language of the garage might as well be foreign to drivers who take their car in for a repair says a new report from the RAC, which reveals that customers are very often left struggling to understand what the actual problem with their car is.