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DS Develop Contactless Control That ‘Feel’ Like Buttons

19-11-2020

In a strand of technology which is more Minority Report than you might expect, DS Automobiles have developed a contactless interface which can transform soundwaves into a virtual touch.

On this day in auto history - November 19th

19-11-2020

It was on this day in 1987 that a super-rare 1931 Bugatti 41 Royale was sold for £5.5 million at a Christies sale in London, setting a new record for the world’s most expensive car.

Nissan Issues Brexit Threat

18-11-2020

The future of 7,000 motor industry staff in the north east of England could be under threat if the UK government walks away from the European Union without a trade deal warns the boss of one of the world’s biggest manufacturers.

2030 Petrol Ban Is Not Enough Says Think Tank

18-11-2020

The UK government will still miss its climate targets, despite bringing forward a ban on fossil fuel vehicles, says a leading environmental think tank.

On this day in auto history - November 18th

18-11-2020

It was on this day in 1954 that superstar entertainer Sammy Davis Jnr narrowly cheated death after a horrific car accident on the outskirts of San Bernardino, California.

On this day in auto history - November 17th

17-11-2020

It was on this day in 1986 that the motor industry was shocked by the brutal assignation of Georges Besse, the CEO of Renault.

How Often Do You Drive Your Car?

16-11-2020

Almost a quarter of UK car owners are driving their car every day, with a used car the vehicle of choice for the majority of the motoring public according to a new survey.

Pay As You Drive Tax Scheme Mooted

16-11-2020

As electric car sales rise and the prospect of fuel tax revenues slips, the UK government is looking at some controversial schemes to recoup funds.

On this day in auto history - November 16th

16-11-2020

It was on this day in 1999 that the new Ford Focus received a ringing endorsement from the industry when it beat off intense competition to win that year's prestigious European Car of The Year Award.

On this day in auto history - November 15th

15-11-2020

It was on this day in 2004 that the award-winning Citroen C4 first hit UK showrooms.