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This year’s Veteran Car Run will be a tribute to the country that put the world on wheels.

In 1886, exactly 130 years ago, Karl Benz presented his Patent-Motorwagen to the world. A three-wheeled machine with a rear-mounted single-cylinder engine developing less than 1hp, it is widely regarded as the world’s first purpose-designed automobile. At about the same … Continue reading

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Could a dirty diesel car scrappage scheme benefit air quality?

   Dirty diesel scrappage scheme unlikely to do much for air quality A scrappage scheme aimed at removing the dirtiest diesel cars from the roads would have to be on a huge scale to have any significant effect. Analysis by … Continue reading

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Aston Martin DB MKIII (DBB) Drophead

The Aston Martin DB MKIII is an extraordinary car in its own right, but this Aston Martin Drophead Coupe – at The Royal Automobile Club in Pall Mall – is exceptional owing to its factory fitted DBB competition engine and … Continue reading

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