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Jobs Blow At JLR and Nissan

11-06-2020

Suppliers to Jaguar Land Rover and agency staff at Sunderland’s Nissan plant look set to be part of major job losses across the UK motor industry.

On this day in auto history – June 11th

11-06-2020

It was on this day in 1955 that the most catastrophic accident in motor racing history occurred during the 24-hour Le Mans motor race, leaving over 80 people dead.

German Cars Most Likely To Shun MOT Extension

10-06-2020

Despite UK drivers being offered a six month MOT extension, owners of Mercedes’, BMWs and Audis were still keen to get their cars tested according to new research.

No Return In Sight For Learner Drivers And Tests

10-06-2020

Learner drivers across the UK are being left in limbo after the DVSA extended the suspension of driving lessons and tests during the coronavirus pandemic.

On this day in auto history – June 10th

10-06-2020

It was on this day in 1946 that legendary boxer Jack Johnson - the first black heavyweight champion - was killed in a car crash in North Carolina.

Nissan Returns To Action

09-06-2020

Car production in the North East of England has returned for the first time in three months with news that Nissan’s Sunderland plant has returned to action.

Is Your Home Town An Electric Vehicle Hotspot?

09-06-2020

New figures from the Department of Transport have revealed that Peterborough is the number one local authority for electric car ownership, with approximately one in 20 cars registered in the city being fully electric.

On this day in auto history – June 9th

09-06-2020

It was on this day in 2010 that the Nissan Juke was first launched in Japan.

Drivers Struggling To Get Back On The Road

08-06-2020

A new survey of more than 2,000 drivers has revealed that drivers are struggling to get back to normality behind the wheel of their car following lockdown.

BMW Designer Reveals How X5 Took Flight

08-06-2020

The man behind one of the most iconic vehicles of the BMW marque has revealed that the design for the company’s first SUV was sketched on a two hour flight.