On this day in auto history – May 22nd


It was on this day in 2011 that the international spotlight fell on Saudi Arabia’s controversial ban on women drivers following the arrest of leading female activist Manal al-Sharif.

On this day in auto history – May 21st


It was on this day in 2001 that Ford and tyre giants Firestone/Bridgestone announced a termination of one of the longest-running business partnerships in corporate history.

Ford Patents Ads For Your In-Car Entertainment


Ford Motor Group have developed a technology which can beam billboard adverts straight onto your car’s infotainment screen, and safety campaigners are rightly concerned.

Smart Goes Large With New SUV


Once famed for producing some of the smallest road cars on the market, Smart have announced an all-electric compact SUV which will be available in the UK within two years.

On this day in auto history – May 20th


It was on this day in 1948 that the short-lived Playboy Motor Car Corporation went public, offering twenty million shares of common stock at $1 per share.

Total Carnage


New research of Hollywood blockbusters has revealed which movies have the highest budget when it comes to smashing and crashing cars.

On this day in auto history – May 19th


It was on this day in 1903 that the Buick Motor Company - America’s oldest active motoring marque - was incorporated by Scottish-born American David Dunbar Buick.

What Is The UK’s Most Popular EV?


The explosion in popularity of electric vehicles has seen consumer choice in the future-proof EVs get wider than ever. Almost every major brand now has an electric variant, but there remains one marque that everyone seems to want to get their hands on.

Is This The Solution To Cat Car Crimes?


The rise in the theft of catalytic converter has grabbed many headlines in the last 12 months, with the crime spree seemingly unending - but one major motoring manufacturer is taking steps to combat the issue.

On this day in auto history – May 18th


It was on this day in 2008 that car-loving celebrity Chris Evans hit the headlines after splashing out £5.6 million on a 1961 Ferrari at an auction in Maranello, Italy.