The UK’s top 10 best-selling cars of 2019 (updated)


These are the UK's best-selling new cars and the most popular fuels, according to the Society of Manufacturers and Traders.

Fiat and Peugeot considering merger


The owners of Fiat and Peugeot have made the surprise announcement they're looking into joining forces as one, giant car company.
Cabbies hail new electric taxi but call on government to help drivers switch from diesel

Government must help cabbies switch from diesel


The body representing licensed cabbies has welcomed the new Dynamo electric taxi but says government must act to help diesel drivers switch.
Magic Dynamo? First pure-electric black cab for 120 years launched in London

Pure-electric black cab launched in London


A new pure-electric black cab has been launched in London, bringing officially-licenced zero-emission ‘Hackney Carriages’ to the capital.
Peugeot boss: 'Why should my company pay for electric car chargers?'

Peugeot boss: 'We won't pay for charging points'


Carlos Tavares said that building public charging points is not a part of PSA's core business, and not its responsibility.
James Dyson electric car details and launch date

Dyson scraps electric car plans


Dyson has confirmed it will be shutting down its automotive development division — putting an end to the company's plans of becoming a car maker.

Petrol & diesel cars could be banned in UK by 2035


Transport secretary Grant Shapps has suggested the government could soon accelerate plans to ban new petrol and diesel cars in the UK.

Mercedes fined £776m for over-polluting diesels


Mercedes-Benz's parent company Daimler has been handed a hefty fine for failing to ensure some of its diesel engines adhere to emissions rules.
Volkswagen new logo design IAA 2019

VW execs charged with stock market manipulation


VW executives have been accused of stock market manipulation, by not promptly telling investors the impact dieselgate would have on the company.
Lewis Hamilton Mercedes-Benz Convertible

Lewis Hamilton launches meat-free burger chain


Reigning F1 champ Lewis Hamilton doesn't just have hunger for more race wins, it seems, as the driver has launched a plant-based burger chain.

Ferdinand Piëch, father of modern day VW, has died


Ferdinand Piëch, the Austrian engineer who helped make the Volkswagen Group the car-making giant it is today, has died at the age of 82.

SMMT: Brexit is pushing investment away from UK


Britain's car industry body has issued another warning over ongoing Brexit uncertainty, claiming inward investment has "effectively stopped".
2018 Volvo XC40 D3 Inscription Engine Detail

Volvo recall due to potential fire risk


Nearly 70,000 Volvo cars will be recalled in the UK for an issue that, in "the most extreme cases", could cause the vehicle to catch fire.