2022 Volkswagen Tiguan R Line dynamic front
Volkswagen Tiguan was Europe's best-selling diesel car last year
Environment and energy

Analysis: Why the decline in diesel sales has slowed in 2022

Diesel has been the biggest casualty of the push to electrification, but a recent uptick has altered forecasts

17 August 2022
Analysis: Why the decline in diesel sales has slowed in 2022
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A fleet of more than 100 taxis will use the Enso TX1 tyre | Image: Matt Alexander/PA Wire
Environment and energy

London taxis get longer-range, pay-per-mile EV tyres

Enso EV tyres to be trialled on more than 100 LEVC taxis with unique subscription model

9 August 2022
London taxis get longer-range, pay-per-mile EV tyres
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Rivian has designed a bespoke delivery van for Amazon
Environment and energy

Why last-mile delivery EVs are big business for car and retail firms

Electric commercial vehicles are huge opportunity for manufacturers, but they face fierce competition from start-ups

8 August 2022
Why last-mile delivery EVs are big business for car and retail firms
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Electric cars like the BMW iX increase manufacturing carbon footprint by 40%
Environment and energy

BMW aims to slash factory emissions to offset CO2 of EV production

German firm also targets supply chain as a whole in a bid to reduce overall emissions by 20%

4 August 2022
BMW aims to slash factory emissions to offset CO2 of EV production
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Johnson Matthey will spend £80 million to build a new hydrogen fuel cell components facility in Royston, Cambridge
Environment and energy

New hydrogen fuel cell factory to open in UK in 2024

The £80 million investment will give Johnson Matthey factory enough capacity for a 3GW output per year

20 July 2022
New hydrogen fuel cell factory to open in UK in 2024
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Britishvolt is on course for a gigafactory in Blyth, north-west England
Environment and energy

Subs exclusive: Why localised battery production will be key for EVs

In the latest Autocar Business Live webinar, we’re joined by three senior executives from Ford, Britishvolt and Urbix

20 July 2022
Subs exclusive: Why localised battery production will be key for EVs
Environment and energy

EV batteries to be built with recycled parts by 2040

Environmental sustainability is a top priority for OEMs, latest Autocar Business webinar told

18 July 2022
EV batteries to be built with recycled parts by 2040
fortescue railway
One of Fortescue's massive mining trains - they stretch up to 2.8km and can haul 34,404 tonnes
Environment and energy

Subs exclusive: What's next for Williams Advanced Engineering

Takeover by Australian iron exporter has set engineering firm on an altogether new track

8 July 2022
Subs exclusive: What's next for Williams Advanced Engineering
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The best-selling PHEV in the UK in 2021 - the BMW 330e
Environment and energy

What a drop in PHEV sales means for Europe's car industry

As plug-in hybrids' popularity falls in the UK and parts of Europe, regular hybrids and EVs are on the rise

29 June 2022
What a drop in PHEV sales means for Europe's car industry
V2H charger
Indra's vehicle-to-home charger
Environment and energy

How UK firm aims to power your home from your car

Indra is trialling a vehicle-to-home charging system, but there are some significant hurdles to be overcome before it's commonplace

27 June 2022
How UK firm aims to power your home from your car

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