Nissan is working on a small electric car to rival the Renault Twizy. It will share the Twizy’s diminutive footprint but gain a fully enclosed cabin, addressing the Twizy’s lack of weather protection.
The Office of National Statistics has released figures on the UK car industry. Manufacturing output of motor vehicles has recovered to pre-recession levels, while the first three months of 2013 saw the UK’s largest trade surplus in passenger cars in more than 15 years.
BMW has announced that its electric i3 will be debuted at a special event on 29 July. In a promotional video BMW released this teaser image, which shows the silhouette of the production model to look similar to previous i3 concept cars.
Kits are being sold in China to turn the MG6 into a BMW 5-series lookalike. The pack includes new headlights, a kidney grille, and even BMW wheel trims. It’s one of many kits on sale to Chinese car owners to allow them to transform their vehicle into a more prestigious model.