Tesla rival Rivian in talks with UK government to set up factory


US-based Rivian is reportedly in talks to open a new factory in the UK
Aldi raises lorry drivers' pay to keep shops stocked

Aldi raises HGV drivers' pay amid shortage


Supermarket chain Aldi has boosted wages for lorry drivers to encourage them to stay with the company and keep shelves stocked.
Honda closes Swindon factory after 35 years of car production

Honda's Swindon factory ends production


Staff at Honda’s Swindon factory have completed their final production shift, as the plant closes.
Aston Martin DBX

Aston quadruples revenue thanks to DBX


Aston Martin's boost in earnings and turn around in fortunes can chiefly be attributed to the arrival of the DBX.
Audi A1 driving

Audi A1 supermini won't be replaced


Audi bosses confirm that the Audi A1 won't last beyond the current generation because tighter emissions legislation.
Tesla Model S Plaid

Tesla posts quarterly profit of $1.1bn


Tesla has announced a milestone for the company as it recorded its eighth profitable quarter in succession.
Mercedes-Benz electric plans

Mercedes-Benz commits to electric cars


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. 
Land Rover Defender off-road

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.
Halewood

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.