Demand for the new Mercedes-Benz EQC in Europe is said to be behind a decision to delay the electric car’s debut in the USA.
Tougher emissions standards for manufacturers by 2030 has led the company to stop developing petrol and diesel engines and ramp up ev production and the capacity will soak up models in Europe.
An estimated 31.2m separate leisure journeys will be taken between today and Christmas Eve, the highest number since drivers were first asked about their festive travel plans in 2013, says an RAC and INRIX poll.
This week could be the scene of some pre-Christmas panic on the roads as many drivers look to complete their journeys to see family and friends well ahead of the big day – a huge 25m leisure trips by car are predicted to be taken between today and the end of Sunday, with Wednesday and Thursday set to be the worst for traffic delays as leisure and everyday commuter traffic combine.
Nissan’s aging SUV range is hurting sales against more modern rivals.
Now the Japanese maker is reported by Automotive News Europeto be preparing a new SUV line-up within 18 months.
Volvo is refinancing its loans in the way of shares.
SEK5 Billion of shares have been given to Swedish investors to repay a similar amount of shares given three years ago.