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Reliance on cars has reached a 15-year high despite a drop in commuting, according to a new survey. More than

October 23, 2021

Space technology firm Orbex has unveiled what is thought to be the world’s most ‘environmentally friendly’ rocket. The Scottish firm’s space

October 21, 2021
UK companies received a total of £5.1bn from the government in subsidies for buying company cars, new data released today showed.

The UK average price of a used car has increased by 23.9 per cent this week as a result of

October 20, 2021
Volkswagen ID.3 Electric Car Production In Dresden

Competition from Tesla is pushing Volkswagen to think about speeding up its transition to electric vehicles, and that could spell

October 13, 2021
Concerns Grow Over Rising Levels Of Consumer Debt

Shares in vehicle retailer Vertu jumped four per cent today as it beat expectations, registering a £51.8m adjusted profit before

October 13, 2021
The number of cars produced in the UK last month remains mired at nearly half of pre-pandemic levels as the industry grapples with shortages of key components like semi-conductors.

UK export revenues for vehicles have reached £27bn in 2020, making vehicles Britain’s most valuable trade good. In a report

October 12, 2021

The UK’s recently unveiled space regulations mark a “really important milestone” for the country as an island emerging from a

October 1, 2021
The car industry is undergoing a massive shift towards electric power

Since panic buying of fuel started at the end of last week, there has been a significant increase in interest

September 29, 2021
Oil giant Shell has today unveiled plans to install 50,000 electric vehicle charge points on the UK's streets by 2025 through its Ubitricity subsidiary.

Electric car sales in the UK have jumped by 186 per cent to 108,000 in 2020, up from just 38,000 in

September 27, 2021
The impact of the ongoing shortage of semiconductor chips was laid bare this morning as the Office of National Statistics (ONS) said that car manufacturing fell over a quarter in May.

An ongoing global shortage in semiconductors is on track to cost the world’s automakers $210bn (£159m) in lost revenue this

September 23, 2021
The Italian government is in talks with the European Union over finding a way to exempt supercar makers like Ferrari and Lamborghini from the upcoming ban on the internal combustion engine.

The Italian government is in talks with the European Union over finding a way to exempt supercar makers like Ferrari

September 6, 2021
New car sales fell over a fifth last month in the weakest August for sales since 2013, new data from the Society for Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showed today.

New car sales fell over a fifth last month in the weakest August for sales since 2013, new data from

September 6, 2021

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