Britain By Car - A Motoring History
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Britain By Car is a guide to Britain’s motoring history, looking at cars and motoring events primarily through place, rather than by marque, period of manufacture, or category.

There are many signifcant areas yet to be covered.  Some counties have no entries at all; but, hopefully, there is something here that interests you.  Click on a region or category to get started.

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John o’Groats House Hotel

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The starting point of the first motor car journey between John o’Groats and Land’s End.

Location
The John o’Groats House Hotel, now known as the John o’Groats Inn, Caithness, KW1 4YR – at the northern end of the A99. 

Date
October 1897

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Caterham Cars Ltd.

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The sports car manufacturer, whose roots go back to the Lotus Seven.

Location
38-40, Town End, Caterham-on-the-Hill, Surrey. 

Date
1959 – 2013 (car production 1973 – 1987).

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Aston Martin Lagonda

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Aston Martin’s new factory in Wales.

Location
Aston Martin Lagonda Production & Technology Centre, Cowbridge Road, Vale of Glamorgan, CF62 4WA.

Date
2016 - present.

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