- Published: Thursday, 10 August 2017 15:00
With the new regulations proposed by the UK Government regarding banning the sale of all Petrol and Diesel engined cars, vans and wagons by 2040 then following it up with a 10 year phasing out period of all combustion engines, ensuring UK roads will be Petrol and Diesel free by 2050 has many people wondering what this means for owners and collectors?
Well here's what you need to know:-
It's literally weeks till the Concourse of Elegance 2017 being held at Hampton Court will be underway. Where you can experience some of the greatest cars on the planet and where courtesy of the event and Influence Associates we're giving you chance to attend one of the public days just, comment on the Planet Auto facebook post for your chance to win -
Well, Tiff Needell is back - 5th Gear has literally just finished it's latest season, and he's already busy filming his new season of Forbidden Drives, an ondemand program that covers vehicles that aren't available in the States. We managed to catch up with Tiff this week and quiz the guy himself, and as you know we were already lucky enough to spot Tiff Needell recently at The Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2017, filming for his new show that is being screened on MotorTrend in early September.
Tickets for Autosport International 2018 Europe's premier motorsport show held annually each January at the Birmingham NEC are now officially on sale to the public, on the Autosport Int website, the show takes place form the 11th to the 14th of January.
As announced in the last few weeks Ferrari is to be the theme of next years show courtesy of Corse Clienti, the feature will include Ferrari sports cars through to Formula 1 racing cars, this latest main feature will build on the 2017 event in which 40 years of Williams F1was celebrated,
The Goodwood Festival of Speed has always predominantly been recognised as a combustion engine fueled event, however with the way things are changing with the future of mobility, will EV's appear centre stage alongside Petrol and Diesels? Well electric vehicles certainly figure in the plans for many car manufacturers and with Rolls Royce rumoured to be completely missing out hybrid technology and moving straight into electric mobility, the future looks to be EV.
It seems like The Festival of Speed was only yesterday, and already the next iteration of Lord March's is on the horizon, with only eight weeks to go until the 20th Goodwood Revival Meet, taking place between September the 8th to September 10th, time to step into your pre 66' finery and enter the halcyon days.
As a highlight of this years event, a tribute to Ecurie Ecosse the legendary Scottish racing team will be performed daily on the race track.