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On this day in auto history – May 17th

17-05-2019

It was on this day in 1929 that construction work began on the brand new Ford Factory in Dagenham, at an estimated cost of over £5 million.

Influential Report Names UK’s Most Reliable Used Car

16-05-2019

A major survey of more than 18,000 drivers by What Car? has found the number one most reliable used car, and the result may surprise you.

Ignoring The Red X Could Now Cost You £100

16-05-2019

The introduction of smart motorways across the UK has allowed for better traffic management for Highways England, but not everyone is paying attention and they could now face a hefty fine.

On this day in auto history – May 16th

16-05-2019

It was on this day in 1973 that British Leyland first unveiled its much-maligned Austin Allegro.

SLOW: Mouse Crossing

15-05-2019

Disney’s Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck are set to feature on a new set of road signs as part of a campaign to improve road safety amongst young children.

On The Spot Fine Proposed For Leaving Your Engine Running

15-05-2019

Drivers in London could soon receive on the spot fines for leaving their vehicle ‘idling’ while parked.

On this day in auto history – May 15th

15-05-2019

It was on this day in 1981 that the 20 millionth Volkswagen Beetle rolled off a production plant in Mexico, making it the first marque in history to reach that milestone.

Audi Tech Allows Drivers To Dodge Red Lights

14-05-2019

Stopping at traffic lights may be a thing of the past for Audi drivers with a new technology being launched in July.

Electric Revolution Would Reduce CO2 By Less Than 1% Says Industry Chief

14-05-2019

A leading voice on the future of the motor industry has warned that a switch to all-electric vehicles will make only a small impact on the global CO2 output.

On this day in auto history – May 14th

14-05-2019

It was on this day in 1957 that Britain breathed a huge collected sigh of relief when the petrol rationing brought in due to the Suez crisis was finally abolished, ending five months of total chaos.