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Hey Alexa, How Fast Can A Lamborghini Drive?

07-01-2020

One of the world’s biggest supercar brands, Lamborghini, is making bold claims to be the first to integrate Amazon Alexa into its in-car entertainment system.

On this day in auto history - January 7th

07-01-2020

It was on this day in 1929 that Walter Chrysler - founder of the mighty Chrysler Corporation - became the first motoring figure to feature on Time magazine as its prestigious ‘Person of The Year’ for 1928.

Ford Party On As Fiesta Tops Best Sellers List Again

06-01-2020

The Ford Fiesta ruled the roost once again for 2019 with the figures for the year showing that the supermini was the most popular car in Britain.

‘Confused’ Buyers Blamed For Slump In New Car Sales

06-01-2020

While the sale of used cars continues with CarSupermarket leading the way with a range of nearly-new options, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reports that sales of new cars have slumped for a third consecutive year.

On this day in auto history - January 6th

06-01-2020

It was on this day in 1973 that a Mercedes-Benz limousine - purportedly Adolf Hitler’s personal parade vehicle - became the most expensive car ever sold at a public auction

See-Through Sun Visor Unveiled At CES

05-01-2020

It may sound as useful as a chocolate tea-pot, but an innovative new in-car invention could make major improvements to visibility in sunny weather.

On this day in auto history - January 5th

05-01-2020

It was on this day in 1970 when news emerged that Keith Moon - madcap drummer of superstar rock band The Who - had accidentally ran over and killed his driver and bodyguard Neil Boland in his customised Bentley.

On this day in auto history - January 4th

04-01-2020

It was on this day in 1967 that Britain’s land-speed world record holder Donald Campbell was tragically killed when attempting to break his own water speed world record at Coniston Water in the Lake District

Just Passed Your Test? Did You Take Advantage Of Best Day Of The Year?

03-01-2020

Those lucky newly qualified drivers who passed their test last Friday have made the most of a statistical anomaly which makes 3rd January the most likely day to pass your driving test.

On this day in auto history - January 3rd

03-01-2020

It was on this day in 1992 that the much-hyped Citroen Xantia made its market debut.