New car sales down 89% in May … which is actually an improvement on April


Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the automotive industry with sales of new cars falling 89% in May compared to the same month last year.
Scientists fear return to pre-lockdown pollution levels

Scientists fear return to pre-lockdown pollution


Despite a push towards walking and cycling, scientists predict that pollution in UK cities could, like in China, return to pre-lockdown levels.
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
Research shows extent of lockdown speeding

Driver caught doing 151mph on M62 during lockdown


New data obtained by the RAC shows the extent that dangerous drivers have used empty roads for extreme speeding during lockdown.
Cars to be banned outside schools

Cars to be banned outside schools


Cars will be prohibited outside schools at certain times in order to protect students in polluted areas from vehicle fumes.
Can you go for a drive during the Coronavirus lockdown? (updated)

Can you go for a drive during the lockdown?


The coronavirus lockdown, while loosened, is not yet over. What does that mean for driving?
Nissan’s Sunderland plant to remain open amid job cuts

No job cuts at Nissan’s Sunderland plant


Workers at Nissan’s Sunderland plant are breathing a sigh of relief after it was revealed that there will be no job cuts at the factory.
Next year's Geneva Motor Show could be cancelled

Next year's Geneva Motor Show could be cancelled


Next year's Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) is in peril amid reports that exhibitors are encouraging a 2022 return.
Coronavirus: McLaren to axe 1200 jobs

Coronavirus: McLaren to axe 1,200 jobs


Supercar manufacturer and F1 team McLaren is to axe 1,200 jobs due to the financial effects of coronavirus.
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.