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A Look Back On 2021, At Number1Plates

With the current year steaming ahead of us, quicker than we could imagine, we thought it would be insightful to take a look back on 2021 and see what challenges we overcame, amazing things we achieved and contemplate on our year here at Number1Plates.   Northern Enterprise Award We thought that we’d kickstart it off…


The Amount of Electric Vehicle Charging Points in Every Country

The need for adaptability in an ever changing climate is more apparent than ever, electric vehicles are one of the ways forward. Several countries in the world such as the UK are planning to ban the sales of petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030 in order to tackle the climate crisis. Yet, how are countries…


MINI Electric Review: A MINI Owners Review of the Electric Hatchback

MINI Electric Review; The Official Guide. Recently I was kindly given the new MINI Electric for a few days by Sandal MINI Wakefield; to see what I thought of the latest variant of their electric hatchback. As a MINI owner, with my 4th on the way, I was given the keys to see what I…


Black Friday – The History.

History Behind The Notorious Day The day after Thanksgiving in America, has recently been the big ‘save the date’ day in the diaries for shoppaholics and savers alike. With big discounts hitting the highstreets and online stores, people are getting bang for their buck – and just in time for Christmas. When we think of…


Private Plates For Christmas – The Ultimate Guide!

Private Plates – The Christmas Guide When it comes to present swaps, it’s always an anticlimax. You know what we’re talking about, the same pj’s, socks and maybe even a Lynx Africa set. Through gritted teeth you say “Aw, thank you! You really didn’t have to…”, or maybe it’s the other way around when a…


What To Do When Your Number Plates Are Stolen

Number Plate Theft; what to do when it happens to you. On average, there are around 25,000 number-plate thefts a year according to the AA. You may be wondering as to why people target the least expensive part of the car, however obtaining a number plate illegally is a criminal activity which many fall victim…


The 6 Spookiest & Most Haunted Roads In Britain

Have the spirits come to play? We can all get a little unnerved when driving down country roads in the dark, or when it’s night time and you’re the only car on the road. Most of us will be aware that this is simply the mind playing tricks and paranoia setting in, however there’s always…


Dan Linfoot reviews the 2021 BSB Championship

It was an up and down season for British Superbike Championship contender Dan Linfoot. As we sit down with him in his office over at his motorcycle trade centre, Apex-Motorcycles, you can see he’s considerably more relaxed than the last time we saw him in the garage at Silverstone. We get comfortable in the office,…


Revealed: Car Brands Gaining The Most Market Share (Winners & Losers)

Our latest market insight analysis has revealed the car brands that are winning and losing so far this year. Are traditional petrol and diesels winning or is green taking over? Let’s find out! Car Brands Leading The Race For Most Market Share So Far This Year If you feel like you’re seeing more of a…


No Time To Drive: The Top 10 Cars of Daniel Craig’s Bond adventures.

In recognition of Daniel Craig’s last outing as Ian Fleming’s James Bond in the recently released No Time To Die, we’re taking a look at some of the cars used across Craig’s adventures as 007. Of course, there’ll be the usual suspects in there, but we’ve included one or two left field choices too! You’ll…