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Will Lockdown Mean A Dirty Car?

02-11-2020

With England set to go into lockdown from Thursday many drivers are asking how the restrictions will affect their motoring rituals, with even the prospect of a car wash under threat.

On this day in auto history - November 2nd

02-11-2020

It was on this day in 2007 that the famous Aston Martin DB5 once owned by late Beatles star George Harrison sold at a Sotheby’s auction for over £250,000 to Jimi Heselden - the British entrepreneur who owned Segway Inc.

On this day in auto history - November 1st

01-11-2020

It was on this day in 1919 that iconic British marque Armstrong Siddeley was officially formed in Coventry by John Davenport Siddeley.

On this day in auto history - October 31st

31-10-2020

It was on this day in 1951 that the first permanent 'zebra crossing’ in the UK was introduced in the Berkshire town of Slough.

Don’t Get Caught By Secret Police Truck

30-10-2020

Hundreds of unwitting drivers may have been snapped by a secretive police operation on the UK motorway network, with Sussex and Surrey Police loaning an unmarked HGV to spy on drivers.

On this day in auto history - October 30th

30-10-2020

It was on this day in 2002 that a leaked report revealed how a single traffic warden in Cumbria was issuing tickets on an unprecedented scale.

Has Britain Stopped Making Cars?

29-10-2020

Shocking year on year figures have revealed that last month’s motor production figures were the lowest since 1995, a worrying sign as Britain heads for what seems an inevitable hard Brexit.

Leaf Is Most Reliable EV

29-10-2020

The Nissan Leaf may gain plaudits for being one of the more affordable electric vehicles and certainly sells well across Europe, but it is also top of the list for reliability according to data published this week.

Do You Understand Smart Motorways?

29-10-2020

They have been on the English road network for many years now, but a major survey has discovered that more than half of British drivers don’t actually know what the rules of a smart motorway actually are.

Say Hello To The Queen’s £10m Runaround

29-10-2020

The Queen of England has topped a motoring list after her £10m Bentley State Limousine revealed her as being out of touch with her subjects.