Nissan has postponed pay talks with unions at its Sunderland plant until terms of the Brexit deal are clear.
Reuters reported car makers are considering options if there is a poor deal for manufacturing including possible production decreases and suspension of lines while logistics and economics are clarified in the spring.
Plans to develop the 1,000mph Bloodhound car have halted.
It has run into a financial roadblock with the company behind the venture going into administration because its run out of funds and struggled to find backers capable of putting up £25M to see it through, and now administrators are appealing for investments to prevent it being broken up.
Opel offices in Germany which are part of the PSA Group have been visited by authorities yesterday as a probe continued into software and diesel exhaust emissions testing.
Criminal authorities are probing 95,000 vehicles to see whether the vehicles equipped with Euro 6d engines used exhaust management software to manipulate diesel emissions, the Frankfurt prosecutor’s office said on Monday.
Parts suppliers are planning a European conference to frustrate or stamp out counterfeit components.
The event in Brussels on 21 November will reveal the amount of money made and lost by the illegal production of counterfeit parts, new technology to catch criminals and outline the enforcement being taken around the world.
A road safety questionnaire has revealed a startling lack of understanding by drivers of common road signs and practices.
This report by IAMRoadSmart comes as criticism mounts of the current two-part driving test and its reliance on computer technology and falling numbers of those taking tests while accidents mount, particularly among younger drivers.
UK buyers can now order the Cupra Ateca from SEAT with its 300ps engine, 7speed gearbox and four wheel drive capability.
It’s the first model from a dedicated performance series by the Spanish car maker and is highly equipped as you’d expect with starting price of £35,900.
There is a new Fiat 500 Collezione special edition convertible and hatchback.
Special body colour, pinstripe fabric, copper-finish wheels and badging set it apart with prices from £14,060 with 69ps 1.2 litre engine and choice of manual or automatic transmission.
There were fewer manufacturers present but this year’s Mondial Paris Motor Show still attracted over a million visitors, the organisers claimed.
That would put it ahead of the Frankfurt show held in alternate years to Paris, or the Geneva annual show.
An in-depth guide from Arval designed to support development of company car and van best practice is being made available to all businesses during this week’s Green Great Britain Week.
Normally, the document, ‘Minimising the Environmental Impact of Your Fleet’ is only available to Arval customers as one of more than 100 guides, videos and tools on the leasing company’s Fleet Toolbox, an online resource but for a seven-day period, PDF copies will be provided free to anyone who visits the Green Great Britain page on the Arval website – www.arval.co.uk/green-great-britain-week.