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.
Mitsubishi will not bring any new models to the UK

Mitsubishi ends new models for the UK


Mitsubishi has confirmed that it will not bring any new models to the UK as it focuses on more profitable markets including Asia.
Fuel duty revenue plummets during lockdown

Fuel duty revenue plummets during lockdown


The coronavirus lockdown left a gaping £2.4bn hole in the treasury’s income from fuel duty in April and May, compared with last year.
Spotify data reveals most popular driving songs

Spotify's most popular driving songs revealed


Coronavirus lockdown has led to the resurgence of people driving to a great British holiday. That, of course, needs a soundtrack.
German motorists can lease Renault Zoe for free

German motorists 'can lease Renault Zoe for free'


German motorists are able to lease an electric car for two years for free, thanks to a generous government grant.
Middlesbrough becomes testing ground for e-scooters

Middlesbrough is testing ground for e-scooters


Middlesbrough has become the first place in the country to trial the use of e-scooters on its roads.
Coastal driveway rentals rise by over 300%

Boom times for rented driveways near seaside


Coastal home owners are cashing in on renewed demand for parking as holidaymakers return to England’s beauty spots.
Free parking for hospital workers to be scrapped

Free parking for hospital workers to be scrapped


The government has caused outcry after announcing that hospital workers will no longer receive free parking at work.
New car registrations down 35% in June

Diesel car sales down as electric sales surge


Nearly 250,000 private car sales have been lost because of the coronavirus pandemic, as the registrations of new cars fell 34.9% in June.
Holiday towns ban cars in anticipation of socially distanced tourism

Holiday towns ban cars as lockdown eases


England's holiday towns are banning cars from their streets as they gear up to accommodate socially distanced tourists.
Rumoured scrappage scheme will not go ahead

Car scrappage scheme rejected by ministers


A scrappage scheme expected by many to be announced this month has been rejected by ministers.
No Geneva International Motor Show in 2021

No Geneva Motor Show in 2021


The Foundation of the Geneva International Motor Show (FGIMS) has confirmed that there will be no edition of the event next year.
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.