Jaguar Land Rover, BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and Vauxhall have started idling UK plants this week.
The move announced weeks ago is intended to help them adjust to supply and certifications under the anticipated Brexit terms and Honda will introduce six non-production days as well this month.
Automakers could be hit with billions of euros in fines for missing the European Union’s fleet CO2 emissions target that starts to take effect next year, reports Automotive News Europe.
The estimated total penalty payment is 34 billion euros, according to JATO Dynamics, with Volkswagen Group and PSA Group facing the loss of up to half of their combined net profits.
Nissan shareholders have removed ousted Carlos Ghosn as a director.
The decision follows his arrest and charge with alleged fraud offences he has denied but which are becoming increasingly involved and complex.
In complex trade deal in America, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has paid Tesla millions of dollars for the right to count the electric car maker’s zero-emissions models in its own figures.
It is a deal already agreed with Europe’s lawmakers as well.
Get your baguettes and hampers ready to celebrate National Picnic Day 23 April and the increasingly warm weather.
A variety of top accessible and inclusive parks throughout Great Britain feature in Rough Guide to Accessible Britain to inspire people with diverse needs to enjoy a fun day out.