2019 was another grey year for the UK … when it came to the most popular car colours


One in five new cars sold in the UK last year were painted grey, according to the latest figures released by the SMMT.
Carlos Ghosn arrested and fired by Nissan

Ghosn in first press call since fleeing Japan


Former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has held an extraordinary press conference in which he attempted to clear his name.
The UK's top 10 best-selling cars of 2019 (updated)

The UK's top 10 bestselling new cars in 2019


These are the UK's best-selling new cars and the most popular fuels, according to the Society of Manufacturers and Traders.
Carlos Ghosn Brazilian Chamber of Commerce Japan 2014

Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn 'was right to flee Japan'


The former Nissan boss was justified in escaping Japan's judicial system, according to the British CEO who uncovered a fraud scandal at Olympus.
New Tesla Supercharger goes live in UK, can add 75 miles in just five minutes

New Tesla Supercharger can add 75 miles in 5min


Tesla has launched its first 'V3' Superchargers in the UK, offering British owners of its electric cars the ability to recharge their vehicles...

UK car makers: we need a world beating Brexit deal


UK car makers have issued their starkest warning yet over the dangers they face if the UK leave the European Union without a deal.

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.