Handful of Nissan employees return to Sunderland plant as part of factory restart pilot


Japanese carmaker Nissan has partially restarted its UK operations after the coronavirus pandemic forced a suspension of its production in March.
UK car production plummets to near 10-year low

Car production in the UK plummets


The number of cars rolling off production lines in the UK has continued to decline; falling to its lowest level for almost a decade.

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.
Hyundai Motor Group VEX EXoskeleton robotic suit

Hyundai develops exosuit for assembly line workers


Hyundai's contribution to the motor industry isn't limited to its production cars: it's also developed an exo suit for its factory workers.

Volkswagen builds its last ever Beetle


Volkswagen is entering a bold new era: for the first time since it started making cars after WW2, it won't have a Beetle in its model range.
UK car production plummets amid Brexit uncertainty

UK car production plummets amid Brexit uncertainty


New data shows production almost halved last month, as British car makers braced themselves for the UK's original departure date from the EU.
It wasn't Brexit, Honda says, as Swindon factory closure confirmed

Honda factory closure: It wasn't Brexit


Honda has said that Brexit is not the reason for its proposed decision to close its factory in Swindon.

Car industry 'enormously damaged' by Brexit


The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has said the UK car industry is now on "red alert", amid growing fears over a no deal Brexit.

Perfect 10 as Ford makes 10 millionth Mustang


The Mustang, America's most famous muscle car, has passed a milestone few at Ford could have predicted when it was launched in 1964, after the 10
New car sales fall in April 2017

'Considerable concern' as UK car sales down 17.7%


The UK car industry trade body says new figures showing a double digit drop in demand for new cars should be of "considerable concern"...
Elon Musk has had enough of poor productivity at Tesla, offers seven tips to employees

Elon Musk's seven 'tips' for productivity


Whatever you think of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, there's no denying that he's a man who can get things done.
Tesla is aiming to start building the Model Y compact crossover in November next year, according to reports. It will join the American manufacturer's line-up of Model S, Model X and Model 3 electric cars, completing boss Elon Musk's vision of models that spell the word

Musk gets S3XY as Tesla Model Y date revealed


Tesla is aiming to start building the Model Y compact crossover in November next year, according to reports.
New car sales fall in April 2017

UK carmakers hit by crash in demand


Car production at British factories has fallen to an 18-month low after deliveries to the domestic market collapsed by more than 28 per cent.