Volkswagen bids to take over Europcar as part of move to become a ‘mobility tech company’


The Volkswagen Group has launched a £2.4-billion takeover bid of leading car rental firm Europcar.
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.
Offer made to buy Lamborghini from VW Group

Reports: Offer made to buy Lamborghini


A newly formed consortium has made a €7.5bn (£6.5bn) offer to buy Lamborghini from the VW Group (VWG), it has been reported.
Volvo considers public offering to fund electrification plans

Volvo considers public offering this year


Volvo is evaluating the possibility of an initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq Stockholm stock exchange later this year.
Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin as payment

Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin as payment


Tesla has stopped accepting Bitcoin, less than two months after announcing the cryptocurrency’s introduction as a payment method for its cars.
Uber prices expected to rise as company implements Supreme Court decision

Uber prices could rise after drivers' legal win


Uber prices could rise after a legal win for the app's drivers that changes their employment status, analysts have said.
Mitsubishi to leave UK in autumn but remain in Europe

Confirmed: Mitsubishi Motors to end UK car sales


Mitsubishi Motors has confirmed it is ending car sales in the UK, though a deal it has struck with Renault will see it continue to market vehicle
Has Elon Musk named his child X Æ A-12?

Elon Musk becomes world's richest person


Tesla Motors and SpaceX boss Elon Musk has become the world's richest person after his net worth exceeded $185bn (£136bn).
Tesla comes within touching distance of half a million cars target for 2020, despite coronavirus pandemic

Tesla delivered nearly 500,000 cars in 2020


Tesla came within a whisker of achieving its deliveries target of 500,000 units in 2020, despite the damage done by the coronavirus pandemic.
Merger of PSA and Fiat Chrysler could spell end for Chrysler car brand

PSA-Fiat Chrysler merger could end Chrysler


The Chrysler car brand may be in jeopardy after a merger of its parent company Fiat Chrysler (FCA) with the PSA Group.
Mini to end sales of plug-in hybrids to concentrate on pure-electric and combustion cars

Mini to end sales of plug-in hybrids


The head of Mini has revealed that the company will end sales of plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models, as it focuses on a future of electric and petrol.
Car registrations fall 4.4% in worst September since introduction of dual number plate system

Worst September for car sales since 1999


Car registrations fell by 4.4% in September 2020 compared to the same month last year, and fell 15.8% from the 10-year September average.
Bugatti set to leave VW Group for Rimac

Bugatti set to leave Volkswagen Group for Rimac


Bugatti is reportedly stepping out from under the Volkswagen Group umbrella to join Rimac, the Croatian outfit known for its electric hypercars.