JLR is reportedly going to give assembly of the Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV and a version of the next Discovery to Magna Steyr in Austria.
It signed an assembly deal last year but did not specify which model would be made in the plant, although German media says it is the two models, but which have not been confirmed by JLR.
Opel/Vauxhall will name its new compact SUV the Grandland X, said General Motors’ European subsidiary.
The Grandland X is the second Opel model developed in partnership with PSA Group following the smaller Crossland X, which replaces the Meriva small minivan and goes on sale next year and just before the Grandland X which will share the platform of the Peugeot 3008.
Registrations of passenger cars in the European Union have been flat during October, according to the latest data published by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association.
During the month, registrations stood at 1,104,506 units, compared with 1,104,711 units in October 2015 and worst hit were Volkswagen, PSA and Renault.
With an estimated annual 2,900 road casualties caused by poor vision the Optical Confederation is joining forces with charity Brake to urge drivers to take a sight test this Road Safety Week.
From 21 – 27 November the OC is raising awareness of the impact poor vision can have on driving as part of Brake’s national campaign to improve road safety.
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee will tomorrow continue its inquiry investigating driverless vehicles.
Members will hear evidence from the Department for Transport, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy as well as leading academics on how driverless vehicles fit into wider transport strategy and policy and what the Government is doing to ensure knowledge gained in their development benefits all sectors.
A ‘ridiculous’ language test which forces London private hire drivers to prove they speak English could see a private education firm pocket £20million.
The new rule has caused outrage among workers says the GMB union, particularly those who were born and raised in the UK and are being asked to shell out to show they can speak their own mother tongue with an English GCSE or pay £180 for the test.