Used sports car sales increased by 82% during coronavirus lockdown


New data shows that buying of used sports cars rocketed by 82% during the period between March and May.
New car registrations rise for first time in 2020

UK car 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coronavirus could usher in age of the e-scooter

Coronavirus could usher in age of the e-scooter


New proposals might see e-scooters legalised in Britain as commuters are urged not to use public transport.
McLaren to sell historic car collection to balance finances

McLaren may sell car collection to boost finances


Supercar manufacturer McLaren is considering mortgaging its Surrey HQ and selling a collection of vintage cars in order to protect its finances.
Coronavirus: car dealerships open for click-and-collect

Car dealerships open for click-and-collect


NEW GOVERNMENT advice will allow car dealerships in England to open for click-and-collect sales, although showrooms won't open until June.