Jaguar will slash its dealer sites from about 80 today to under 20 within two years as it moves to an all-electric line up, sources have told Car Dealer magazine.
The existing dealerships will have to consider selling only Land Rover models while the Jaguar range is developed but seen as taking much smaller role and the move will affect accountancy practices by those who have invested in the Jaguar brand but now face losing it.
The CO Research Trust want future MoT tests to include measurements of in-cabin carbon monoxide levels.
Small trials have identified leaking exhaust gases entering cabins and may explain some crashes when a driver’s reactions slowed or sleep was induced.
Rising pothole damage typically costing motorists £300 for repairs plus labour, has seen a 440% rise in advice searches on the web, says Auto Trader.
If you feel a hard impact, get the car professionally inspected for tyre, wheel, linkage, spring or steering damage as soon as possible.
Women On the Move Against Cancer (WOMAC) held its annual fundraiser last week and raised more than £10,000 thanks to the generosity of guests.
Funds raised are supporting two deserving charities – Maggie’s and Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation – both of which provide care and support for those going through a cancer diagnosis.
Škoda is piloting innovative train warning software with Czech railway company Leo Express.
Real-time train locations are regularly transmitted to the cloud, which Škoda utilises to communicate this information to any vehicle using the Traffication infotainment app on the central infotainment display along with a warning spoken audibly, informing the driver to stop.
Automotive industry charity, Ben, has launched ticket sales for Ben Ball 2023 which will take place at Old Billingsgate Market on 6 December.
Ben Ball 2023 wil be another amazing night of celebration, awe-inspiring entertainment, networking opportunities and the last event in 2022 raised more than £120,000.
Comparethemarket revealed that 46% of van drivers surveyed have been involved in an accident due to distractions created by clutter in their vehicle.
Unsecured tools and appliances like mobile phone or laptops, food or drink packaging, accounted for most incidents and a third of drivers said they had been injured or hurt a third party as a result.
Octopus Electric Vehicles, the EV specialist business from the Octopus Energy Group, has agreed a landmark deal with the world’s leading manufacturer of EVs, BYD, as it expands into the UK.
The agreement will see Octopus EV purchase 5,000 new EVs from BYD for UK customers over the next three years – the largest deal of its kind for the EV disruptor to date and BYD has named Octopus EV as their preferred salary sacrifice provider, with their full package offering saving drivers 30% or more off the upfront cost of the car – the cheapest way to lease BYD’s EVs.