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On this day in auto history – March 19th

19-03-2020

It was on this day in 1900 that Fiat opened its very first plant in the Corso Dante region of Turin.

Classic Mini Moke To Return To UK

18-03-2020

An Alec Issigonis classic design, which pre-dated the Mini, is to return to UK roads, more than 60 years after it became a cult icon of the swinging sixties.

Heavyweight Champs Of The Ring and Road

18-03-2020

Britain’s heavyweight boxing champ, Anthony Joshua, may have met his match in the form of an ultra-personalised Range Rover.

On this day in auto history – March 18th

18-03-2020

It was on this day in 1935 that the 30 mph speed limit for built-up areas came into force in Britain.

Pavement Parking Kicked To The Kerb?

17-03-2020

The UK government has launched a new consultation to discuss plans for a blanket ban on cars parking on public footpaths.

Covid-19 Virus Drives Up Sales Of Driverless Vehicles

17-03-2020

While the global coronavirus crisis may be having a significant impact on the motor industry, there are some areas of growth still.

On this day in auto history – March 17th

17-03-2020

It was on this day in 1949 that the first car to carry the Porsche family name was introduced at the prestigious Geneva Auto Show - the Porsche 356.

First All-Electric Car Charging Hub Set For Summer Opening

16-03-2020

More than 100 rapid EV charging hubs dedicated solely to electric vehicles are set to be launched at key locations across the UK later this year.

Controversial Dashcam Database Sees Thousands Of Prosecutions

16-03-2020

A police database which was designed for the public to upload dashcam footage of dangerous driving has led to 5,000 police actions since being set up in July 2018.

On this day in auto history – March 16th

16-03-2020

On this day in 1928, Britain's first permanently automated traffic lights system began operating in Leeds, following the successful trial of similar technology in Wolverhampton the previous year.