Fiat urges UK government to re-introduce plug-in car grant or risk missing its own EV targets


Fiat has said “more needs to be done” by the UK government if it wants to achieve its target of 80 per cent of new car sales being EVs by 2030.
SAIC Volkswagen factory

VW considers future with China over 'slavery'


Volkswagen has confirmed it is in talks with its partner in China after a German newspaper reported alleged evidence of forced labour.
Ora Funky Cat

Chinese EV pricing could be investigated


Trade Remedies Authority says it’s watching for evidence of price-fixing in Chinese electric cars.
Isuzu D-Max Blade pickup 2017 review

Pick-up truck users face massive tax hike


HMRC is changing the way benefit-in-kind is charged for company pickups.
BMW Group's electric portfolio

BMW pulled up by ASA over EV claims


An Advertising Standards Authority ruling said emissions during production processes means “zero emission” term is “likely to mislead” buyers.
Nissan Qashqai and Juke manufacturing in Sunderland

Top 10 best-selling cars in the UK 2024


The UK's top 10 most popular cars of 2024 according to the official sales data from the SMMT.
Tesla Model Y 2022 review

Tesla plans affordable all-new car for 2025


Tesla insiders are reported to have said a new smaller, more affordable crossover is due to enter production from the middle of 2025.
Ford Puma

Top 10 best-selling cars in the UK 2023


The UK's top 10 most popular cars of 2023 according to the official sales data from the SMMT.
Zapmap presence in mainland Europe

Zapmap expands into Europe


Zapmap, which shows users where to find electric car charging points, has expanded into mainland Europe.
Nissan's Sunderland plant has produced more Leaf EVs than eighties Bluebirds

Brexit tariff delay for British EVs


The European Commission has signalled a three-year delay to tariffs that would have impacted exported, British-built electric vehicles.
Land Rover Range Rover Sport Production Solihull

£4.5bn manufacturing plan widely praised


Industry leaders in the automotive sector have warmly welcomed a government initiative that will see £4.5 billion of funding ringfenced.
Nissan Chill Out concept

Nissan to make three new EVs at UK plant


Nissan has confirmed a £3 billion investment in its factory in Sunderland, where new pure-electric versions of the Qashqai and Juke will be made.
Jack Whitehall backs Lunaz

Jack Whitehall invests in EV conversion firm Lunaz


Comedian and actor Jack Whitehall has become the latest celebrity to throw his financial backing behind Lunaz.