Electric vehicles

Electrification firm Lunaz resumes operations after restructuring

Firm targets "long-term sustainable growth" as it restarts production of electric bin lorries and restomods

23 May 2024
Electrification firm Lunaz resumes operations after restructuring
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The T03 supermini is sold for the equivalent of just £5500 before taxes in China
Electric vehicles

Why UK-bound Leapmotor is different from other Chinese EV makers

Stellantis will bring the electric car maker's T03 supermini and C10 SUV to Europe from September

22 May 2024
Why UK-bound Leapmotor is different from other Chinese EV makers
Car sales

Online used car retailer Cazoo appoints administrators

Firm spent £1.4bn of investors' cash in five years; recently abandoned its signature home delivery service

21 May 2024
Online used car retailer Cazoo appoints administrators
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Vredestein's new Ultrac Pro will lead the brand's European charge
Business

How upcoming tyre brand aims to crack the UK market

Dutch tyre maker Vredestein was founded 115 years ago. Now it's targeting the UK's lucrative summer tyre market

20 May 2024
How upcoming tyre brand aims to crack the UK market
Vehicle manufacturing

Digging for gold in scrap: inside Stellantis’ circular economy gambit

By 2030, the giant's cars will use 40% recycled or bio-sourced content, saving both cash and the planet

17 May 2024
Digging for gold in scrap: inside Stellantis’ circular economy gambit
Electric vehicles

JLR eyes ZEV compliance as 33k join Range Rover EV wait list

All major car makers must hit UK government-set targets or face £15,000 fines per non-compliant vehicle

16 May 2024
JLR eyes ZEV compliance as 33k join Range Rover EV wait list
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Aiways U6 (pictured) and U5 will resume production in China following a 12-month hiatus
Electric vehicles

Chinese EV brand Aiways moves to Germany to escape price war

Firm also plans to raise capital through a stock market floatation and launch a new entry-level crossover

14 May 2024
Chinese EV brand Aiways moves to Germany to escape price war
Car sales

Unpicking Audi’s quarta horribilis

Audi’s cash machine malfunctions on limited V6, V8 production and other issues

14 May 2024
Unpicking Audi’s quarta horribilis
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Stefanie Wurst oversaw launches of Cooper, Aceman and Countryman
Corporate

Mini CEO Stefanie Wurst steps down after two years

Wurst led renewal of Mini line-up, overseeing launches of Cooper, Aceman and Countryman

13 May 2024
Mini CEO Stefanie Wurst steps down after two years
Finance

JLR posts best profit since 2015 as Defender, Range Rover sales soar

Firm generated a record £29 billion in revenue last year, selling more than 400,000 cars

10 May 2024
JLR posts best profit since 2015 as Defender, Range Rover sales soar

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