BMW could offer heated seats and cruise control on Netflix-style subscription


BMW is exploring the idea of subscription-based vehicle options such as heated seats, cruise control and sports suspension.
Tesla is the world’s most valuable car company

Tesla is the world’s most valuable car company


Tesla is officially the most valuable car manufacturer in the world after its market value overtook that of Toyota.
Rumoured scrappage scheme will not go ahead

Car scrappage scheme rejected by ministers


A scrappage scheme expected by many to be announced this month has been rejected by ministers.
McLaren suing creditors as it faces insolvency

McLaren 'suing creditors as it faces insolvency'


Further details of McLaren’s urgent financial issues are emerging, with reports saying that the British marque is suing its creditors.
Transition to electric cars could be worth £24bn, says report

Electric cars could boost UK economy by £24bn


New government-backed research has found that a switch to electric vehicles could inject a much-needed £24bn into the nation’s economy.
Toyota partners with Chinese companies to produce hydrogen fuel cell

Toyota doubles down on hydrogen


Toyota is intensifying its efforts to make hydrogen powered vehicles a commercial viability by starting a venture with five Chinese companies.
Government considers £6000 scrappage scheme for electric car buyers

Scrappage scheme to stimulate EV buying


The UK government is reportedly considering offering electric car buyers a £6,000 discount as part of a scrappage scheme.
New car sales fall 89% in May

New car sales down 89% in May


Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the automotive industry with sales of new cars falling 89% in May compared to the same month last year.
Car industry pushes for scrappage scheme and petrol incentives

Car industry wants scrappage, petrol incentives


The UK’s automotive industry is reportedly in talks with the government in order to procure a £1.5bn deal in the form of a scrappage scheme.
Nissan reignites Sunderland plant uncertainty

Nissan: No-deal Brexit still threatens UK factory


Nissan's boss has told the BBC that the future of its factory in Sunderland, the biggest car manufacturing plant  in the UK, is still in jeopardy
UK government seeking site for Tesla factory

UK government seeking site for Tesla factory


The department for International Trade is reportedly trying to find a four million square foot site in order to construct a Tesla Gigafactory.
Venezuela announces end to free fuel

Venezuelan drivers to start paying for petrol


Venezuelan president Nicholas Maduro has announced an end to a system whereby it has been possible to get a tank of petrol for almost nothing.
Nissan’s Sunderland plant to remain open amid job cuts

No job cuts at Nissan’s Sunderland plant


Workers at Nissan’s Sunderland plant are breathing a sigh of relief after it was revealed that there will be no job cuts at the factory.