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Are Smart Motorways More Dangerous Than Ever?

21-02-2021

Latest data published this week has shown that there were more deaths on smart motorways than ever before, but Highways England is adamant that they are making them safer.

On this day in auto history – February 21st

21-02-2021

It was on this day in 1944 that Ferenc Szizs - winner of the first ever Grand Prix motor race - passed away at the age of 60.

On this day in auto history – February 20th

20-02-2021

It was on this day in 1993 that Ferrucio Lamborghini - founder of the iconic marque which bears his name - passed away at the age of 76.

On this day in auto history – February 19th

19-02-2021

At London’s Royal Albert Hall on this day in 1932, Ford first unveiled its Model Y - the first Ford car specifically designed for the British market.

Could A Black Box Save You Hundreds?

18-02-2021

The installation of a telematics system may be seen as the ultimate in big brother surveillance, but new research has shown the devices could save young drivers hundreds of pounds on their insurance.

EV Will Overtake Diesel By 2030 Say Drivers

18-02-2021

The government’s pledge to ban combustion engines by 2030 looks to have called time on diesel and petrol engines, but the UK driving public still thinks petrol will be going strong in 10 years time.

On this day in auto history – February 18th

18-02-2021

It was on this day in 2009 that it became clear that US giant General Motors - then the world’s biggest car maker - was facing financial failure when it submitted an unlikely rescue plan to the US Treasury Department.

Electric Shock For Drivers

17-02-2021

The unpredictable cost of charging an electric car across the UK has been revealed as providers seem to be making up their prices on a whim.

Wanted: 2020’s Most Stolen Car

17-02-2021

The last 12 months may have been a write-off for the automotive industry, but lockdown conditions didn’t keep car theft under control and there was one brand which was at the top of every car criminal’s list in 2020.

On this day in auto history – February 17th

17-02-2021

It was on this day in 1972 that VW officially proclaimed its popular Beetle model as the best-selling vehicle in history