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On this day in auto history – June 8th

08-06-2020

It was on this day in 2007 that troubled superstar George Michael was sentenced to 100 hours community service and banned from driving for two years after he was deemed to have drove whilst unfit to do so.

On this day in auto history – June 7th

07-06-2020

It was on this day in 1969 that Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards famously cheated death by crashing a remodelled Mercedes after sending it spinning down an embankment due to taking a bend at 70mph in the Sussex countryside.

On this day in auto history – June 6th

06-06-2020

It was on this day in 1941 that a poverty-stricken Louis Chevrolet - co-founder of the mighty Chevrolet Motor Company - died in Indianapolis after complications from a leg amputation.

Vauxhall Make Huge NHS Donation

05-06-2020

Groupe PSA, the French parent company of Vauxhall has boosted the fight against coronavirus by gifting 50,000 face masks to hospitals and care homes in the UK.

Do You Know The Cost Of Replacing Car Keys?

05-06-2020

The move to keyless car technology may be seen as a major step forward, but according to a new report it is also making car keys more expensive to replace.

On this day in auto history – June 5th

05-06-2020

It was on this day in 1924 that the 10 millionth Ford, a Model T, rolled off an assembly line at the company’s Highland Park plant in Michigan amid much celebration.

On this day in auto history – June 4th

04-06-2020

It was on this day in 2005 that the World Health Organisation unveiled shocking figures revealing that an average of 680 motorists were dying on China’s roads every day, whilst a staggering 45,000 were getting injured.

Major UK Car Factory Under Threat

03-06-2020

One of the country’s biggest car manufacturing plants could still close unless the UK Government avoids a ‘no deal’ Brexit.

On this day in auto history – June 3rd

03-06-2020

It was on this day in 2005 that Radio 2 presenter Sarah Kennedy - famous for coining the phrase “white van man” - was made honorary president of the first Ford Transit Owners Club.

Porsche Launches Retro 50s-Style 911

02-06-2020

German supercar brand Porsche has unveiled  a 1950s style limited edition Heritage design 911, which comes with a decidedly 2020 price tag.