British car industry renews claim that Brexit is pushing investment away from UK


Britain's car industry body has issued another warning over ongoing Brexit uncertainty, claiming inward investment has "effectively stopped".

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.

UK car industry welcomes Government's Brexit plan


The UK car industry has welcomed the Brexit plans outlined today, though warns more needs to be done to "ensure the industry's future success".
Diesel demand continues to drop as new UK car sales stabilise

Diesel demand drops as new UK car sales stabilise


New car buyers are continuing to prefer petrol power over diesel, according to new sales figures released by the SMMT.
Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax change shock, advise experts

Neutral fuel strategy calls as diesel declines


Car sales in June fell by 3.5% compared with the same period last year as buyers continue to shun diesel vehicles.
Honda production at Swindon car plant

Brexit caused car industry investment to halve


Total investment in the UK's car industry for 2018 so far has plummeted by almost 50%, the SMMT has revealed.
Diesel cars pumping out twice the toxins of lorries and buses

Car buyers continue to ditch diesel


Car buyers are continuing to turn their backs on diesel amid uncertainty over its future, with figures for May, showing a 23.6% drop in sales.
It will be legal to park your car by remote control on UK roads from June

Parking your car by remote control to be legal


New laws will allow drivers to use their car's key fob or smartphone app to remotely park their vehicle on British roads.
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"...
Car sales drop 16 per cent amid diesel confusion and continued uncertainty over Brexit

Car sales plunge amid continued uncertainty


Sales of new cars show no sign of bouncing back as the latest figures, released today, reveal a 15.7% drop in demand...
Big demand for Minis keeps used car sales puffing along

Big demand for Minis keeps used car sales going


Britain’s used car market held steady last year despite a slip in fourth-quarter sales, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Trade
Sterling fuels rising car exports and production

Weak sterling boosts car exports and production


Overseas demand helped to lift British car production to its best February in 17 years.
Renault diesels ‘are worst polluters’ according to Which? tests

Renault diesels ‘are worst polluters’


Renault diesel cars emit the highest levels of toxic nitrogen oxides of all the big manufacturers and the French company’s recent models...