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VW Golf - 50 years and still going strong

2 May 2024

The first series-production Golf rolled off the production line in Wolfsburg in March 1974 and was available at dealerships from May in the same year.

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Cost versus value

8 November 2023

Everyday, Blackfern members meet people who have to weight up the decision of whether to keep their current vehicle, or invest in something new. The question is, what's better in the long run?

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40 years ago - Lancia on top of the world

18 May 2023

In 1982 Lancia took the World Rally Championship constructors title with Walter Röhrl and Markku Alén in the Lancia Rally 037. First stop was a win at Monte Carlo.

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Dymaxion Car

4 April 2023

90 years ago Buckminster Fuller introduced the Dymaxion car, an aerodynamic vehicle built for fuel efficiency and high speed.

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EVs have come a long way in 30 years - let alone 200

28 March 2023

Back in 1973 the US Environmental Protection Agency hosted the First Symposium on Low Pollution Power Systems Development, part driven by environmental concerns, and part by soaring oil prices with the oil embargo.

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