Coventry Set For Gigafactory


The UK automotive industry could be set for another huge boost after plans were revealed for a 4.5 million square foot battery production facility in the heart of England.

Could Synthetic Fuel Save Combustion Engines?


With petrol and diesel fuelled engines set to disappear from the UK market by 2030, the tried and tested combustion engine is on its last lap, but could technology trialled by Porsche give it a stay of execution?

On this day in auto history – February 16th


It was on this day in 1980 that the longest reported traffic jam in history occurred on an autoroute between Lyon and Paris.

On this day in auto history – February 15th


One of the most remarkable figures in motoring history, Ralph Teetor - the inventor of cruise control - died on this day in 1982.

On this day in auto history – February 14th


It was on this day in 1896 that the future King Edward VII - then known as ‘Edward, Prince of Wales’ - became the first member of the British Royal Family to ride in a motorcar.

What’s A Hybrid And How To Drive One?


If Boris Johnson’s brave plan to move UK drivers away from petrol and diesel engines is to be a success, then many are expected to take a first dip in the water by buying a hybrid. But many are still unsure how they work.

On this day in auto history – February 13th


It was on this day in 1898 that wealthy retired builder Henry Lindfield became the first ever motorist to die from the result of a collision.

What Is The World’s Most Popular Luxury Car?


Move over Rolls-Royce and Bentley, a new kid on the block has arrived to challenge the status quo for the world's most sought after luxury car.

On this day in auto history – February 12th


On this day in 1984 British Leyland controversially announced that it was to discontinue the world-famous Triumph marque.

Drink Drive Deaths Reach Decade High


Latest data relating to drink drive deaths in the UK are pointing to a significant rise in casualties with more people killed than at any point since 2009.