Jaguar Land Rover is scaling back production of some diesel models later this spring.
It follows a record year of sales but orders have been hit by a reaction to increased diesel taxes due in April and a general slowdown so Discovery Sport and Evoque will be affected in Q2.
Peugeot would move ahead with recovery plans for its Vauxhall plants in Ellesmere Port and Luton after agreeing on Monday to further talks with the UK’s biggest trade union.
The general secretary of the Unite Union, Len McCluskey, met PSA Chief Executive Carlos Tavares in Paris just two weeks after the firm said it would cut 250 jobs on top of 400 announced last year, when the site employed 1,900 people.
Former US Fiat Chrysler vice president Alphons Iacobelli has admitting paying £1.07M to United Auto Workers union officials contrary to tax law.
The money was used to develop training centres but the union has said it was appalled by the news.
As 2018 gets underway, this year’s CV Show is at the top of our agenda.
Not only is it one of the largest events we are involved in, it is also the UK’s largest road transport, distribution and logistics industry event, and as of today it is 90% sold out and the show will take place from 24-26 April, visitors can now register for a free entry pass: CVShow2018
A tool designed to prevent automatic renewal of rolling fleet supplier contracts which may introduce restrictive or more expensive terms is being introduced by FleetCheck.
Contract Manager will be added at no cost to the company’s core fleet management system during the first quarter of 2018.
According to the new Electric Car Index from OSV Ltd the French installed more than a third more electric vehicle charging points, some 11,987 in the last year than anywhere else in the world.
Only Germany came close with 7,937 and the UK installed at 2,833 new points, just ahead of Switzerland’s 2,716.