Government

New Highway Code gives priority to cyclists and pedestrians

Changes are part of a £338 million funding effort to improve 'active travel' conditions

30 July 2021
Technology

British fuel cell firm says UK can lead hydrogen vehicle ramp-up

MIRA-based Viritech believes now is the time to invest in development of hydrogen fuel cell powertrains

29 July 2021
Manufacturing

Staff and semiconductor shortages stifle UK new car output

SMMT figures show 69,079 new cars left UK lines in June, down 37% on pre-Covid 2019

29 July 2021
Manufacturing

Analysis: How Jaguar Land Rover will beat the chip shortage

Just as JLR sales are starting to look up, the semiconductor crisis hits the firm hard. But there is hope on the horizon

28 July 2021
F1

Sir Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes F1 team launch Ignite initiative

Charitable initiative will support greater diversity in motorsport as F1 legend pledges £20m of personal wealth

27 July 2021
Retail

Kia Ceed Sportswagon PHEV taken off sale in range update

Plug-in estate removed from refreshed 2021 line-up after only a year on sale

27 July 2021
Environment

Inside the industry: Are classic car shows becoming an endangered species?

Emissions rulings could force such gatherings to end - despite evidence suggesting a limited environmental impact

26 July 2021
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Retail

Stock take: Stellantis thinks big on used cars

Huge Spoticar brand to run group’s approved used activity and tap online potential

26 July 2021
Electric cars

CMA investigates dominance of Electric Highway chargers

Some 80% of motorway EV chargers are run by one operator; competition body says drivers could lose out

23 July 2021
Technology

Shell to install 800 EV chargers at Waitrose shops by 2025

Project will increase the total number of Shell Recharge points in the UK eight-fold

22 July 2021

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