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On this day in auto history – March 23rd

23-03-2019

It was on this day in 2009 that India’s Tata Motors launched the vehicle which was supposed to herald a revolution of ultra-affordable cars for the masses - the Tata Nano.

On this day in auto history – March 22nd

22-03-2019

It was on this day in 1901 that the Chicago Auto Show - arguably the most prestigious annual car show in the world - was first staged.

New Consumer Study Rates Best And Worst In Car Security

21-03-2019

A new security rating has been introduced by one of the UK’s main motoring research centres, with the aim of highlighting the best and worst of security systems in cars.

Volvo’s Speed Limiter Gets Positive Feedback

21-03-2019

Following the announcement that Volvo will add speed limiters to all future models, the company’s chiefs have said that the company has received positive feedback.

On this day in auto history – March 21st

21-03-2019

It was on this day in 2002 that car production ceased at Luton’s famous Vauxhall plant after 97 years.

Volvo Cars Of The Future Won’t Allow Drunk Drivers

20-03-2019

As part of its vision for the future of zero fatalities in Volvo cars, the Swedish car manufacturer has announced new technologies which will stop cars being driven when intoxicated.

Jobs Boost For UK Motor Industry As Toyota Commits To Hybrid

20-03-2019

The hard-hit UK motor industry has received a boost after Toyota announced a collaboration with Suzuki which will see the build of a hybrid model at the company’s UK plant.

On this day in auto history – March 20th

20-03-2019

On this day in 2001 South Korean entrepreneur Chung Ju-yung - founder of Hyundai - passed away at the age of 85.

Drivers Unsure Of Speed Limits On Single Carriageway Roads

19-03-2019

Do you know the speed limit on a single carriageway road? Is it 70mph, 50mph? If you don’t know then surprisingly you are in the majority as new research reveals thousands of drivers don’t know the national speed limits.

Why is The Prius The Most Accident Prone Car?

19-03-2019

A new study of government crash data from 2016 has revealed which cars are most likely to be involved in a crash, and there are some puzzling models at the top of the list.