Electric vehicles

New 31% EU import tariff for car makers that move production to China

European Commission announces new tariffs aimed mainly at penalising subsidised Chinese manufacturers

13 June 2024
New 31% EU import tariff for car makers that move production to China
Electric vehicles

UK “will have to follow” EU on Chinese tariffs

Chinese-made EVs will be hit with as much as 38% extra import tax if sold in the EU

12 June 2024
UK “will have to follow” EU on Chinese tariffs
MG 4 and VW ID3 charging
VW Group thinks Chinese firms like MG should remain free to sell without tariffs in Europe
Government and legislation

Volkswagen Group: EU tariffs on Chinese cars 'potentially dangerous'

CEO Oliver Blume says making it harder for Chinese firms to sell in Europe could stifle innovation and prompt retaliation

13 March 2024
Volkswagen Group: EU tariffs on Chinese cars 'potentially dangerous'
Dealership
There are more ways to buy cars now than ever before – should dealers be worried?
Dealers

The biggest challenges facing automotive retail in 2024 (and how to tackle them)

From transformative legislation to the agency model, automotive retail is changing faster than ever before – that’s where Cox Automotive can help

31 January 2024
The biggest challenges facing automotive retail in 2024 (and how to tackle them)
NissanLEAFCharging(9)
The government has proposed that 22% of new car sales must be ZEVs in 2024
Electric vehicles

Official: ZEV mandate confirms car makers must sell 22% EVs in 2024

UK government's long-overdue zero-emission vehicle mandate finally arrives; follows last week's 2030 ICE ban delay

28 September 2023
Official: ZEV mandate confirms car makers must sell 22% EVs in 2024
Exterior Static 04
SAIC-owned MG was the 11th largest brand for UK car sales during August
Government and legislation

EU launches probe into low-priced Chinese electric cars

Imports from Chinese car makers to western Europe doubled to more than 200,000 in 2022

13 September 2023
EU launches probe into low-priced Chinese electric cars
toyota corolla production line
Toyota has been pushing for a sales extension of its hybrid vehicles
Environment and energy

UK Government hints at extra hybrid 'flexibility' in 2030 ban

New promise could allow a greater variety of hybrids to remain on sale between 2030 and 2035

12 September 2023
UK Government hints at extra hybrid 'flexibility' in 2030 ban
West Midlands Gigafactory render from above
West Midlands Gigafactory plans to eventually produce 60GWh of batteries annually
Electric vehicles

West Midlands battery factory 'hopeful' of government support

Coventry project hopes government will continue to back battery production, having supported Tata’s Somerset site

25 July 2023
West Midlands battery factory 'hopeful' of government support
Ceer Metallic 1
The electric car brand was launched six months ago
Government and legislation

Saudi electric car firm plots global expansion after state backing

Ceer gets Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund cash boost, vast factory and foreign tech as it targets world markets

15 June 2023
Saudi electric car firm plots global expansion after state backing
toyota corolla production line
Toyota will decide the future of the Burnaston plant, which makes the Corolla, this year
Environment and energy

Toyota argues case for UK hybrid sales after 2030

The Japanese firm believes it can demonstrate its hybrid cars have a significant zero-emission capability

19 May 2023
Toyota argues case for UK hybrid sales after 2030

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