The UK’s best-selling cars of 2021 (updated)


The UK's top 10 most popular cars of 2021 according to the latest sales data from the SMMT.
Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin as payment

Hertz deal not signed, says Musk


Tesla’s stock price has fallen sharply in response to a tweet from CEO Elon Musk saying that a contract with Hertz is not complete.
ZipCharge reveals portable EV charger

ZipCharge launches portable EV charger


British start-up ZipCharge has launched a new portable charger for electric vehicles at the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow.
Prototype of the new-generation 2023 Mini Electric

Next Mini Hatch teased, electric plans revealed


Mini has outlined its medium-term brand strategy with electrification and new crossover models both high on the agenda.
rivian is looking at building a uk factory

Rivian targets $53 billion IPO


Electric car maker Rivian could be set for a $53 billion valuation when it makes its initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq stock exchange.
The five richest people in motoring: Elon Musk

Donate to end hunger, UN tells Musk


Elon Musk has offered to sell $6 billion (£4.4 billion) of Tesla stock if the UN can demonstrate how the sum might end world hunger.
Cosworth V12 engine for GMA

Cosworth pauses planned IPO


Engineering firm Cosworth has halted plans for a £100 million stock market listing in light of the global semiconductor shortage.
Budget 2021 rules for cars and drivers

Budget 2021: What’s in it for motorists?


Chancellor Rishi Sunak today unveiled his 2021 budget and there’s not a lot in it to specifically concern motorists, thankfully.
Sunday Times Driving picks the 10 best electric cars

Tesla now valued over $1 trillion


Tesla’s market value has exceeded the $1 trillion (£723.6 billion) mark following an order from car rental firm Hertz for 100,000 vehicles.
Experts worry of inflated petrol prices over lockdown

Petrol is at its most costly in almost a decade


The average price of petrol has hit a record high of 142.94p per litre, breaking the previous record which has stood since April 2012.
Petrol stations in UK warn of fuel supply issues as lorry driver shortage bites

Petrol shortage: Fuel sales fall


The petrol shortage crisis appears to be over with fuel sales fallen by two thirds and filling station tank levels returned to normal levels.
A Pod Point home charger

Pod Point prepares for IPO


Pod Point, Britain’s largest provider of electric vehicle home charging kits, is preparing for a stock market flotation.
Ford to invest £230m in Halewood plant

Ford to invest £230 million in Halewood


Ford is to invest £230 million into its Halewood plant as part of a plan to manufacture electric vehicle (EV) power units on the Merseyside site.