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  • GREAT BRITISH CAR JOURNEY SHELVED

    GREAT BRITISH CAR JOURNEY SHELVED

    Matt Bell on 5th March 2020

    Plans for a new classic car-themed visitor attraction in Derbyshire will no longer be going ahead as planned. The Great British Car Journey and its sister ‘Drive Dad’s Car’ experience were due to open in April, but it’s been announced that they will not proceed any further due to circumstances beyond the directors’ control.

  • FIGHT AGAINST ONLINE ABUSE CONTINUES

    FIGHT AGAINST ONLINE ABUSE CONTINUES

    Matt Bell on 4th March 2020

    A leading light in the world of classic car TV has called for changes to social media platforms in order to prevent sickening online abuse from anonymous internet trolls.

  • LONGBRIDGE LEGENDS

    LONGBRIDGE LEGENDS

    Matt Bell on 3rd March 2020

    A brand-new town has risen phoenix-like from the demolished assembly halls and ad hoc buildings that once made up the sprawling Longbridge production complex where this selection of classic Brummie-built favourites was created.

  • RETRO CLASSICS 2020 REVIEW

    RETRO CLASSICS 2020 REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 3rd March 2020

    We bring you the roundup from Retro Classics 2020 as it enters its 20th year after establishing itself a firm favourite on the European calendar. 

  • GREAT WESTERN CLASSIC CAR SHOW 2020 REVIEW

    GREAT WESTERN CLASSIC CAR SHOW 2020 REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 28th February 2020

    The Great Western Classic Car Show has established itself as the show season opener for enthusiasts in the South West, but this year’s event proved to be a game of two halves on February 8-9.

  • NEW EMISSION ZONE CHECKER LAUNCHED

    NEW EMISSION ZONE CHECKER LAUNCHED

    Matt Bell on 28th February 2020

    A new online emission zone checker has been launched to help drivers and businesses prepare for forthcoming clean air zones (CAZs) in Birmingham and Leeds, which are due to begin in July.

  • CHARTERHOUSE FEBRUARY 2020 SALE REVIEW

    CHARTERHOUSE FEBRUARY 2020 SALE REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 27th February 2020

    We round up our highlights from the Charterhouse February 2020 sale which took place at the Great Western Classic Car Show on February 9. 

  • WATCH: 1953 JAGUAR XK120 REVIEW

    WATCH: 1953 JAGUAR XK120 REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 26th February 2020

    Digital Content Editor Matt Bell takes DM Historics' 1953 Jaguar XK120 for a drive. Here's what he had to say about the once fastest car in the world.

  • AUTONOMOUS CAR COMPLETES COMPLEX JOURNEY

    AUTONOMOUS CAR COMPLETES COMPLEX JOURNEY

    Matt Bell on 26th February 2020

    A self-navigating Nissan Leaf has successfully driven itself for 230 miles, which is the longest and most complex journey undertaken so far on UK roads by an autonomous car.

  • BEFORE THE CROSSOVERS: THE HUMBLE MPV

    BEFORE THE CROSSOVERS: THE HUMBLE MPV

    Matt Bell on 25th February 2020

    The MPV era was a bit of a flash in the pan, but a rush of talent has given us some great and some quirky cars to look back on.

  • MILESTONE MARKED AT RETROMOBILE 2020

    MILESTONE MARKED AT RETROMOBILE 2020

    Matt Bell on 25th February 2020

    Retromobile 2020 was all about anniversaries, with significant celebrations for the Citroën SM and GS, which both turned 50, and the Renault Clio, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2020.