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The 1970’s best selling UK cars

Background The 1970’s was mixed bag of fortunes for both UK manufacturers and consumers. Huge gains were made from post war developments, such as exports, road development, advances in technology and safety but by 1970 the once prosperous British car industry had lost ground. An increasing number of the public could now afford to buy […]

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Hot Wheels Escort Vs Corgi Juniors Escort

Mattel, the parent company of the Hot Wheels brand started producing toy cars in 1968 and revolutionised the small scale 1/64 die-cast toy industry. At the time the export market was mostly capatalised by British toy car makers, such as Lesney’s Matchbox Toys, Dinky Toys and Mettoys Corgi. The innovative use of Hot Wheels low […]