Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

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On This Day


Wednesday 7th July 1897

125 years ago

The Roots Oil Motor & Motor Car Company Ltd., was registered in London, England by J D Roots to manufacture Roots & Veneables motorcars. The first three-wheeled vehicle was presented in 1897. The following year, the four-wheeled Petrocar with 5-hp single-cylinder engine (1.3 l displacement) came. A number of other small vehicles followed until 1904.

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