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On this day in auto history - August 25th

25-08-2020

It was on this day in 1983 that Ford broke new ground by making its best-selling vehicle, the Escort - then on its third generation - available as a cabriolet.

Government Underlines £27bn Road Strategy

24-08-2020

The UK government has laid out its plans to significantly improve the road network across the nation with a multi-billion pound investment.

The French Town Where Everyone Drives A Zoe

24-08-2020

In a unique experiment/publicity stunt, Renault have provided the inhabitants of a small French town with a Zoe EV to prove that even the most isolated of regions can adapt to electric.

On this day in auto history - August 24th

24-08-2020

It was on this day in 1984 that Vauxhall first unveiled the second generation of the Vauxhall Astra, in an award-winning move which was to pave the way for the brand’s enduring future success.

Tesla To Stop Kids Being Left In Cars

23-08-2020

Innovative US car brand Tesla has applied for approval on a motion sensing technology which will have a range of potential uses, including one which will identify if any occupants have been left in a parked car.

On this day in auto history - August 23rd

23-08-2020

It was on this day in 1902 when Theodore Roosevelt made history by becoming the first US President to take a public car ride.

Could Nokia Stop Mercedes From Selling Cars In Germany?

22-08-2020

A bizarre court ruling in Germany could see one the country’s biggest car brands from selling cars after a former mobile phone giant won a patent case.

On this day in auto history - August 22nd

22-08-2020

It was on this day in 1963 that the legendary industrialist William Morris - Britain’s most successful car tycoon and biggest philanthropist - passed away at the age of 85.

Jaguar To Make Cars From Bottle Tops

21-08-2020

Cars of the future could be built using recycled aluminium from cans, bottle tops and even old cars as part of a Jaguar Land Rover project aimed at reducing emissions.

 

On this day in auto history - August 21st

21-08-2020

It was on this day in 1947 that the legendary manufacturer and auto designer Ettore Bugatti passed away at the age of 65.