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11-17 September: Motoring MIlestones

Momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ….. 120 years ago this week, the Arona-Stresa-Arona race was staged, the second ever held in Italy [12 September 1897]…….. 90 years ago this…



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4-10 September: Motoring Milestones

Momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ….. 120 years ago this week, London taxi driver George Smith, an employee of the Electric Cab Company, drove into the frontage of a…







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14-20 August: Motoring Milestones

Momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ….. 140 years ago this week, Nikolaus Otto was issued with a US patent for his ‘Gas-Motor Engine’, ten days after receiving a German…


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21-27 August: Motoring Milestones

Momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ….. 400 years ago this week, the first one-way streets were established in London [23 August 1617] . An Act of Common Council was…