Diesel car sales down nearly 60% in June as electric and hybrid registrations 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.
Transition to electric cars could be worth £24bn, says report

Electric cars could boost UK economy by £24bn


New government-backed research has found that a switch to electric vehicles could inject a much-needed £24bn into the nation’s economy.
Cancelled holidays will lead to UK

Cancelled holidays will lead to UK staycations


New research from the RAC predicts that the coronavirus pandemic could lead to the rebirth of the British summer holiday.
Goodwood Festival of Speed 2020 cancelled

Official: Goodwood FoS and Revival cancelled


The Goodwood Estate has launched a fundraising campaign to shore itself financially, after it was announced the Festival of Speed is cancelled.
Public transport restrictions could put 1m more cars on the road

One million extra cars on road after lockdown


Limits on the capacity of public transport during rush hour will lead to an extra one million cars on the road, according to new research.
Government considers £6000 scrappage scheme for electric car buyers

Scrappage scheme to stimulate EV buying


The UK government is reportedly considering offering electric car buyers a £6,000 discount as part of a scrappage scheme.
Are motorcycles the way out of lockdown?

Are motorcycles best way to get UK moving again?


The end to lockdown has posed a number of practical problems. One of the primary concerns is how to commute while maintaining social distance.
New car sales fall 89% in May

New car sales down 89% in May


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.