Car industry breathes sigh of relief as UK sales bounce back in July


After a catastrophic first half of the year due to the coronavirus lockdown, UK car sales in July were up 11.3% on the same month in 2019.
Tesla makes first full year of profit

Tesla makes first full year profit


Electric car maker Tesla has turned a profit for the fourth quarter in a row, completing its first full year of profit since it was founded.
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.
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.
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
Aston Martin boss Andy Palmer may be ousted after losses

Aston Martin boss ousted after losses (updated)


Andy Palmer helped turn around Aston Martin's fortunes when he joined as Chief Executive in 2014 but has now lost his role.
Drive to reopen car dealerships

Drive to reopen car dealerships


The UK automotive industry is facing its most difficult choice during this pandemic crisis – how and how soon to open up new-car showrooms.
Renault could

Renault needs financial help “very soon”


French carmaker Renault could disappear if it doesn’t receive financial assistance, according to the country’s finance minister.
Jaguar Land Rover back in production

Jaguar Land Rover back in production


After a period of shutdown, Jaguar Land Rover's manufacturing facility at Solihull has resumed production after instituting a range of measures.
Coronavirus: Fiat Chrysler seeks £5.6bn government-backed loan

Covid-19: FCA seeks £5.6bn government-backed loan


FCA Group is seeking a €6.3bn (£5.6bn) loan, backed by the Italian government, to bolster its finances during the coronavirus crisis.
Mercedes faces court action over

Mercedes faces court action over 'defeat devices'


Lawyers have announced 500,000 Mercedes drivers may be eligible for compensation as the company faces court action over the "dieselgate" scandal.
Carmakers cease production as coronavirus soars and sales crash

Carmakers cease production as coronavirus spreads


Car production in Europe is grinding to a halt as manufacturers scramble to protect workers from the spread of Covid-19.