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On this day in auto history - December 16th

16-12-2020

It was on this day in 1982 when the world of motorsport fell into mourning after news emerged that Colin Chapman, the founder of Lotus Cars, had died unexpectedly of a heart attack

Say Hello To Amazon’s Self-Driving Shuttle

15-12-2020

They’ve cornered the market for online home shopping and now Amazon have made their first steps into the brave new world of automotive vehicles.

MOT To Get Tougher Says DVSA

15-12-2020

The organisation in charge of the roadworthiness of the UK’s car population has said that the annual MOT test is likely to be stricter on emissions and safety technology in the future.

CarSupermarket.com Opens a New Branch in Lincoln

15-12-2020

CarSupermarket.com is pleased to announce that it has bolstered its presence in the Lincolnshire region after completing a deal to take over a former ‘Car Store’ premises on Newark Road, Lincoln, creating 25 new positions in the process.

On this day in auto history - December 15th

15-12-2020

It was on this day in 1967 that America suffered one of its biggest ever loss of lives during peacetime when 46 people plunged to their deaths after the Silver Bridge collapsed over the Ohio River.

BMW Claim Car of the Year Prize

14-12-2020

German manufacturer BMW have been awarded an accolade by one of the industry’s most influential motoring publications after being named Evo Car of the Year 2020.

Subaru Confirms Electric SUV Launch

14-12-2020

Japanese car manufacturer Subaru have confirmed that their first foray into the European EV market will be a mid-size SUV produced in partnership with Toyota.

On this day in auto history - December 14th

14-12-2020

It was on this day in 2002 that the Scandinavian cargo ship M/V Tricolor famously capsized and sank in the English channel, taking almost 3,000 luxury cars with it!

On this day in auto history - December 13th

13-12-2020

It was on this day in 2010 that Russian billionaire financier Mikhail Prokhorov unveiled the new line of hybrid cars - the ill-fated “Yo” - which he claimed would revolutionise the industry.

On this day in auto history - December 12th

12-12-2020

It was on this day in 1966 that Leyland Motors Corporation (LMC) made the shock announcement that it was buying Rover Cars in a £25 million deal.