Lewis Hamilton Launches New S-Class


It's a widely used joke that F1 cars could probably drive themselves these days, so asking Lewis Hamilton to launch the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class, complete with ‘Drive Pilot’, could be an inspired move by the German automotive firm.

On this day in auto history - September 2nd


It was on this day in 2007 that Hyundai launched its all-new i30 model in the UK - the multi-award vehicle which is credited with underpinning its impressive growth in the UK.

On this day in auto history - September 1st


It was on this day in 2001 that the car number plate system in the UK was completely overhauled.

Parking Changes To Hit Millions


A review of parking across the UK aimed at rogue firms handing out unfair and rip-off parking tickets could also introduce plans to ban parking on pavements.

Life’s A Beach… And Then You’re Fined


A new survey has found the coastal resort car parks where you are are most likely to get fined after sunning yourself in the sea and sand.

On this day in auto history - August 31st


It was on this day in 1997 that the world was waking up to the shocking news that Diana, Princess of Wales had died following the result of her injuries sustained in an early-morning car crash in a Paris.

Flying Car Trials First Manned Flight


The future of cars taking to the skies took a giant leap forward this month with the news that a flying car has managed to take off with a human behind the wheel.

On this day in auto history - August 30th


It was on this day in 2002 that the last ever Rolls-Royce built at the famous Crewe factory in Cheshire rolled off the production line.

School Run To Drive 10% Spike In Traffic


Motorists are being warned to expect a significant increase in the rush hour traffic period this week as schools return to action.

On this day in auto history - August 29th


It was on this day in 1935 that the world of high society was rocked when news emerged that Queen Astrid of Belgium had been killed in a car crash in Switzerland.