Mercedes-Benz commits to ‘all-electric’ future … in certain markets


Mercedes-Benz has followed Jaguar, Vauxhall and other car makers in committing to an electric-only future, albeit with an important caveat.

Shell rolling out 800 EV chargers with Waitrose


Fuel giant Shell has signed a deal with Waitrose to install 800 electric car charging points at supermarkets by 2025. 
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New Land Rover Defender is sales hit


The Land Rover Defender came second only to the Range Rover Evoque in the company's second quarter global sales in 2021.
15,000th Lamborghini Urus rolls off the production line

Lamborghini Urus sales top 15,000


Lamborghini is celebrating a double success, with record sales in the first half of 2021 and marking 15,000 total sales of the Urus super-SUV
Nissan is seeking government support worth tens of millions in order to build a “gigafactory” in Sunderland.

Battery gigafactory for Coventry Airport


Coventry Airport set to house the UK’s third battery gigafactory after planning application submitted.
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Redundancies at Jaguar Land Rover


Workers at the Jaguar Land Rover factory in Halewood have been asked to consider voluntary redundancy in a bid to keep costs in check amid the on
Volkswagen faces criticism after racist ad

BMW and Volkswagen Group fined over cartel talks


The European Commission has fined BMW and the Volkswagen Group a total of €875 million over colluding on vehicle emissions.
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BMW sales strong as electric car push continues


With an expanding electrified model portfolio, BMW Group has seen its brands increase sales in all regions.
Revealed: the dangerous defects found on foreign and British lorries

Temporary changes to working hours for HGV drivers


Government move to temporarily extend the number of hours that HGV drivers can work is met with backlash from the industry.
Future of Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port factory secure after decision to build electric vans

Ellesmere Port secure after EV investment


More than 1,000 jobs will be protected at Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port factory after it decided to build electric vehicles at the plant.
Bugatti Rimac

Bugatti and Rimac join forces


New meets old as innovative Croatian EV start-up Rimac Automobili announces the formation of a new company with Bugatti Automobiles.

New car sales continue to recover in UK


The latest SMMT figures show positive signs for the sector recovering as sales of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles continue to grow.
Nissan confirms £1bn UK electric car gigafactory

Nissan confirms £1bn UK electric car gigafactory


Nissan has announced a £1bn expansion of its Sunderland factory that will allow it to manufacture electric cars and electric car batteries.