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May 18

The Lotus Cars Story


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The very first Lotus was created in 1948, with the first vehicle being inspired by the Austin 7 Saloon from 1930. Co-founder Colin Chapman made certain that all of the body panels were so stressed that they added to the vehicle’s overall strength without unnecessary weight, an engineering philosophy that became a signature trait of the entire Lotus line. The company was founded in 1952.

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31
May 18

What You Should Know about Buying a Car at an Auction


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Around 12,000 motor vehicles are sold in the United Kingdom at auction every week, according to the latest industry figures. It is also believed that a not insignificant proportion of that number – around ten percent – is being bought up by private buyers on the lookout for bargains at auctions.

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May 18

Defensive Driving: What it Is and How to Do it


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A recent survey from the Daily Telegraph found that 79 percent of people consider themselves to be safe drivers, and do their very best to ensure they follow all road rules. However, the reality is that even the safest of drivers are never far away from real risks on the road, regardless of their driving skills or their confidence, as even high skilled drivers can become embroiled in a crash, either because of other road users or some other external factors such as road conditions.

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