Manufacturing

Stellantis "could stop" UK vehicle production in "hostile" conditions

UK boss said the company "will evaluate" moving production elsewhere if government does not support industry

25 June 2024
Stellantis "could stop" UK vehicle production in "hostile" conditions
byton m byte suv
Technically impressive Byton M-Byte never saw the light of day
Tech, development and manufacturing

Byton boss: Lessons from the ashes of the Tesla-ignited start-up boom

The ex-CEO of one of the biggest EV start-up failures shares his painful learnings as Fisker joins the list

24 June 2024
Byton boss: Lessons from the ashes of the Tesla-ignited start-up boom
Ferrari E Building factory   SF90s on the production line
Ferrari's first EV will be built alongside ICE and hybrid models
New cars

Ferrari gears up for first EV with opening of new E-building

New facility at Maranello will house production of ICE and hybrid cars, as well as firm's first full EV

21 June 2024
Ferrari gears up for first EV with opening of new E-building
Electric vehicles

'Stone age' EV tech depresses used values

ICE models are now becoming more valuable second-hand than electric equivalents

21 June 2024
'Stone age' EV tech depresses used values
nio et5 touring jh 32
Nio ET5 is one of several EVs the Chinese brand already sells in Europe
Corporate

Nio still on track for UK launch after departure of boss

Chinese firm says it's still "committed to Europe" after exit of UK and German bosses and in light of new EV tariffs

19 June 2024
Nio still on track for UK launch after departure of boss
Tech, development and manufacturing

Why you need to understand software-defined vehicles

Invented by Tesla and adopted by China, SDVs are now about to take over Europe

19 June 2024
Why you need to understand software-defined vehicles
Fisker Ocean front quarter tracking
Fisker paused production of the Ocean in March
Corporate

Fisker files for bankruptcy after rescue talks collapsed

American electric car maker will sell off its assets to repay creditors, having failed to raise crucial funding

18 June 2024
Fisker files for bankruptcy after rescue talks collapsed
leapmotor t03 front three quarters
Leapmotor T03 gives Stellantis a rival for the Dacia Spring EV
Manufacturing

Stellantis builds sub-£20k Leapmotor EV in Poland as tariffs hit

Budget Chinese supermini will be assembled from knock-down kits in Tychy, dodging new 31% export tarriff

17 June 2024
Stellantis builds sub-£20k Leapmotor EV in Poland as tariffs hit
Car sales

SUVs accounted for almost half of all cars sold globally last year

Global SUV sales rose 16% to 37 million; meanwhile, Chinese cars outsell American cars for the first time ever

13 June 2024
SUVs accounted for almost half of all cars sold globally last year
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

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