Why Ford sold some of its stake in electric vehicle maker Rivian


Share values in the American electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian fell after Ford sold some of its stake. Here's why Ford made the move.
Tobias Moers

Aston Martin gets third CEO in three years


as Moers has stepped down from his role as CEO of Aston Martin, forcing the company to appoint its third chief executive in three years.
Tesla now accepts Bitcoin as payment, Elon Musk reveals

Musk buys 9.2% stake in Twitter


Tesla boss Elon Musk has acquired a 9.2% stake in the micro-blogging platform Twitter, a move that has sent share prices in the company soaring.

Britishvolt deal revs up UK gigafactory plans


A UK tech firm's ambition to produce 300,000 electric vehicle battery packs per year in Northumberland have been given a shot in the arm.
Drivetribe website closing down

DriveTribe is shutting down


DriveTribe, the automotive website founded by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, is to shut down at the end of January.
Rolls-Royce models

Rolls-Royce recorded best-ever sales in 2021


Rolls-Royce posted the highest ever sales figures in its 117-year history in 2021 according to a report released by the company.
Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin as payment

Hertz deal not signed, says Musk


Tesla’s stock price has fallen sharply in response to a tweet from CEO Elon Musk saying that a contract with Hertz is not complete.
rivian is looking at building a uk factory

Rivian targets $53 billion IPO


Electric car maker Rivian could be set for a $53 billion valuation when it makes its initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq stock exchange.
The five richest people in motoring: Elon Musk

Donate to end hunger, UN tells Musk


Elon Musk has offered to sell $6 billion (£4.4 billion) of Tesla stock if the UN can demonstrate how the sum might end world hunger.
Cosworth V12 engine for GMA

Cosworth pauses planned IPO


Engineering firm Cosworth has halted plans for a £100 million stock market listing in light of the global semiconductor shortage.
Europcar's VW Crafters

VW to buy Europcar


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.