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Drink Drive Serious Incidents On The Rise

26-08-2021

The number of people killed or seriously injured in drink drive incidents jumped by eight per cent in 2019, even though the overall number of casualties fell by 10 per cent.

On this day in auto history - August 26th

26-08-2021

It was on this momentous day in 1959 that British Motor Corporation (BMC) launched the original Mini.

Could Your Phone Tech Get You Cheaper Car Insurance?

25-08-2021

A major new disruptor to the car insurance market is promising more affordable car insurance by utilising the sensor technology hidden within mobile phones.

On this day in auto history - August 25th

25-08-2021

It was on this day in 1983 that Ford broke new ground by making its best-selling vehicle, the Escort - then on its third generation - available as a cabriolet.

Jaguar Customers Face Year-Long Wait

24-08-2021

The global microchip shortage continues to seriously impact the automotive industry, and now Jaguar Land Rover has written to customers to advise that more than 50 of their models now face lead times of 12 months or more.

Why The Cost Of Owning An EV Has Jumped Dramatically

24-08-2021

Government schemes to make electric vehicles more affordable may be artificially inflating the price of EVs according to a new report which focuses on the cost of emission-free cars over the last decade.

On this day in auto history - August 24th

24-08-2021

It was on this day in 1984 that Vauxhall first unveiled the second generation of the Vauxhall Astra, in an award-winning move which was to pave the way for the brand’s enduring future success.

You Control Your Speed Say Road Safety Campaigners

23-08-2021

A recent UK-wide operation targeting speeding drivers had revealed the extent into which some people are endangering the lives of themselves and others, with safety campaigners urging speeding drivers to limit their speeds to legal limits.

Corolla Most Popular Car Ever

23-08-2021

Launched in 1966, the Toyota Corolla has endured through many different generations of drivers and is still going strong having secured its 50 millionth sale this month.

On this day in auto history - August 23rd

23-08-2021

It was on this day in 1902 when Theodore Roosevelt made history by becoming the first US President to take a public car ride.