Volvo Cars has received the highest global rating for its sustainability performance from EcoVadis, a leading provider of corporate sustainability assessments.
According to EcoVadis, Volvo Cars’ sustainability performance deserves an Advanced Platinum Medal rating, placing Volvo Cars in the top one per cent among all 75,000 companies assessed by EcoVadis.
Accident aftercare specialist AX Electric is providing like-for-like replacement vehicles for EV owners following an accident.
Research among over 2,200 motorists revealed that currently only one third of drivers would accept an equivalent petrol or diesel model while their car is being repaired; with two thirds expecting to receive the same EV model for the period their own car is off the road and AX Electric has also decided to go fully Battery EV only and ditch future PHEVs.
Global technology business Cosworth will acquire Silverstone based Delta, developer of battery and vehicle dynamics control systems.
Cosworth’s focus on delivering propulsion, electronics and software solutions for the automotive, aerospace and marine sectors will be bolstered by the acquisition of Delta and will align with Cosworth’s roadmap for hybridisation and electrification.
Fix Auto UK’s network of 107 body repair centres is now accredited to The Motor Ombudsman’s Motor Industry Code of Practice for Service and Repair.
They join over 7,500 garages, repairers and MOT stations across the UK are signed up the long-established Code of Practice, which is designed to ensure that consumers receive an honest and fair service when work is undertaken on their vehicle.
An e-commerce technology company, G-Forces, reports a massive rise in dealerships selling on-line with its systems.
G-Forces experienced quadrupling of sales in the first lockdown last year, an overall increase of 1228% in the whole of 2020 and it predicts a doubling this year.
To be staged outdoors in the beautiful – and Covid-compliant – grounds of Syon Park alongside the Thames, the much anticipated event will now take place between 25-27 June, ten weeks later than was originally announced.