On this day in auto history – May 6th


It was on this day in 1994 that the Queen and French President Francois Mitterrand formally opened the long-awaited Channel Tunnel amid elaborate ceremonies in France and Britain.

The Cars That Money Can’t Buy – GM Sunraycer


Sometimes your wallet won’t stretch to purchasing your dream motor. But don’t worry too much, there are some cars that even the biggest bank balances can’t buy, the dream cars that will forever remain a dream. These are the concept cars that never go into production.

On this day in auto history – May 5th


It was on this day in 1944 that the remarkable Bertha Benz - the first person to drive a motor car over a significant distance - passed away at the grand old age of 95.

Motoring Trailblazers - The Mercedes Supercharger


The world of motoring is hurtling headlong into a bright new future of all-electric, automated, connected technology - and Marty McFly is not behind the wheel! But what were the cars that were ‘back to the future’ of years gone by?

On this day in auto history – May 4th


It was on this day in 1948 that the death was announced of pioneering industrialist Wilhelm von Opel - one of the founders of the German carmaker Opel - at the age of 76.'s Great British Cars – Land Rover Series/Defender


Great Britain, great cars. The UK motor industry is respected the world over, and though many of the vehicles are actually owned by foreign manufacturers, there can be no doubting of the fantastic heritage of the British motor.

On this day in auto history – May 3rd


It was on this day in 1925 that Rolls-Royce launched its iconic flagship model, the Rolls-Royce Phantom.

Outrage As Amsterdam Aims To Ban Petrol Vehicles By 2030


The boats that take millions of tourists around Amsterdam’s famous canals will be banned after the Dutch city’s law makers announced that the city centre will be fossil fuel-free by 2030.

Cost Of Filling Up Average Family Car Rises By £3


Petrol prices have risen by record levels in April, the second highest monthly rise since 2000, with retailers ensuring drivers feel the pinch on forecourts.

On this day in auto history – May 2nd


It was on this day in 1975 that the popular Vauxhall Chevette - the first small hatchback to be built in Britain - went on sale.