This year’s RAC London to Brighton Veteran Car Run is cancelled on 1 November due to Covid-19 restrictions after being staged without interruption since 1947.
The event has been planned for 7 November 2021.
Car dealers in Wales will have to close showrooms from Friday evening under the Welsh lockdown law.
They will be allowed to run virtual showrooms and meet clients on line but actual buyer test drives will not be allowed until Monday 9 November although it’s possible for dealerships to operate a click and deliver service for sales using Covid-19 distancing and all repair and service inc. MoTs can remain open.
Britain’s 50 most reliable used cars have been revealed using the latest research from the country’s leading consumer champion, What Car?, in association with the online, quality used car marketplace heycar.
The three top performing cars all achieved a perfect 100% reliability rating and are the previous-generation versions of the Honda Jazz and Toyota RAV4 and the current Lexus RX.
The motor trade is reporting about 8.5% price rise for used models, after 23 weeks of growth.
Supplies are tight for quality cars but demand is growing as buyers turn their backs on more expensive new cars and lack of model ranges they want to buy.
Tesla and BMW will export Chinese-made electric models to LHD markets in Europe.
Both manufacturers have been ramping up their ev production lines in China and are using it as the centre for their operations, praising the Government, workers and suppliers for their support as ev sales in China also expand.