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Plates Go Green For EV

28-08-2020

Nissan electric cars will now receive a distinctive green marker to allow them to stand out on the road.

On this day in auto history - August 28th

28-08-2020

It was on this day in 1937 that Toyota - officially the world’s largest car manufacturer for most of this century - was founded.

Drink Driving Is On The Rise

27-08-2020

Worrying figures from the Department for Transport have revealed that incidences of drink driving rose by three percent in the last 12 months of available data.

MOT Crisis Looms As Millions Due To Expire

27-08-2020

The government’s decision to postpone MOTs during coronavirus could spectacularly backfire as more than 11 million cars now require a test over the next three months.

On this day in auto history - August 27th

27-08-2020

It was on this day in 1897 that Daimler made history by becoming the first English manufacturer to sell a car to anyone unconnected with the motor trade.

Crash: Driving Test System Breaks Under Pressure

26-08-2020

The DVSAs online system for booking a driving test has been criticised after hundreds of thousands of drivers were left queuing for up to six hours to book one of the few available slots.

MINI To Cut Workforce Due To Lack Of Demand

26-08-2020

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to hit the motoring industry with the news today that BMW MINI are to cut 400 jobs at their Oxford factory.

On this day in auto history - August 26th

26-08-2020

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

The Rising Tide Of Cat Crimes

25-08-2020

A major BBC investigation has uncovered a significant rise in the theft of catalytic converters from stationary petrol vehicles.

Don’t Write Off Hybrids Say Mitsubishi

25-08-2020

Plug-In Hybrids have a major role to play in converting the UK driving public to electric mobility according to a survey from Mitsubishi Motors.