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On this day in auto history - September 11th

11-09-2020

It was on this day in 1996 that the UK’s most popular city car, the Ford Ka, was first introduced, initially to mixed reactions.

Lockdown Locks Out Council Revenues

10-09-2020

A lack of cars travelling around major cities has cost UK councils more than £40 million in parking fine revenues new figures have revealed.

Have You Serviced Your Car During Lockdown?

10-09-2020

A new report published this week has estimated that there may be more than 12 million cars on the UK roads which could be breaking the law.

On this day in auto history - September 10th

10-09-2020

It was on this day way back in 1897 that London taxi driver George Smith acquired the dubious distinction of becoming the first person in the UK to be arrested and fined for drink driving.

SEAT Quarantines Ibiza From UK

09-09-2020

Two of SEAT’s biggest brands will be removed from the UK market due to a lack of interest from the British car buying public.

Crazy Scheme Wants Petrol Cars To Subsidise EVs

09-09-2020

Buyers of petrol and diesel cars in the future could be forced to pay more for their vehicles in order to subside the cost of electric vehicles under controversial new proposals.

On this day in auto history - September 9th

09-09-2020

It was on this day in 2007 that Volkswagen first unveiled its eagerly-awaited new city car concept, the VW Up!.

Scottish Study Questions Lockdown Emissions Drop

08-09-2020

A new study from the University of Stirling has poured cold water on suggestions that lockdown measures helped contribute to less air pollution across the UK.

Anti-Car Billboards Cause Controversy

08-09-2020

A range of more than 100 ‘guerilla’ billboards have sprung up across the UK calling out some of the world’s biggest car brands for their ‘polluting vehicles’.

On this day in auto history - September 8th

08-09-2020

It was on this day in 1963 that renowned auto engineer Maurice Wilks - the inspiration behind developing the Land Rover - passed away suddenly at his farm on the Isle of Anglesey.