Tech, development and manufacturing

Skoda starts building MEB electric car batteries in Czech Republic

Firm becomes first Volkswagen Group brand outside of Germany to build its own EV batteries

17 May 2022
Skoda starts building MEB electric car batteries in Czech Republic
Government and legislation

Ford and Volvo back European ban on new ICE cars from 2035

Car makers put names to petition for all-EV mandate in 2035 and call for supportive charging regulations

17 May 2022
Ford and Volvo back European ban on new ICE cars from 2035
Tech, development and manufacturing

Hyundai plots radically different designs for all future EVs

Korean firm to move away from Russian doll approach towards a "chess piece" philosophy

17 May 2022
Hyundai plots radically different designs for all future EVs
Slideshow

The best cars from the 1990s - which is your favourite?

With the 80s having been well and truly plundered for affordable classics, the 90s is next up. Here’s your ultimate guide to the cars to buy now – before their prices soar out of reach

16 May 2022
The best cars from the 1990s - which is your favourite?
New cars

New 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC to be revealed on 1 June

Brand’s best-selling global model will be overhauled inside and out to go up against the BMW X3

16 May 2022
New 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC to be revealed on 1 June
ABB and Shell to launch first nationwide network of worlds fastest EV charger in Germany
More than 200 of the 360kW chargers will be installed in Germany and will be available in other markets "soon"
Environment and energy

Shell and ABB unveil "world’s fastest" EV charger

ABB Terra 360 charger can supply electricity at rates of up to 360kW; will be first installed in Germany

16 May 2022
Shell and ABB unveil "world’s fastest" EV charger
New cars

New Maserati MC20 Cielo: convertible supercar arriving 25 May

Open-top supercar will be brand's first mid-engined roadster since the MC12

16 May 2022
New Maserati MC20 Cielo: convertible supercar arriving 25 May
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Diesel prices are being driven up by attempts to move from Russian-imported fuel
Consumer

Diesel prices reach new high of 180.29 pence per litre

Diesel is now more expensive than before the government's spring statement, despite 5p cut

16 May 2022
Diesel prices reach new high of 180.29 pence per litre
99 BTCC Brands Hatch May 2022
Josh Cook's two wins at Brands mean he lies second in the championship
BTCC

BTCC 2022: Cook double but Turkington strikes back

Mixed weather conditions meant excellent racing on the Brands Hatch Indy circuit

16 May 2022
BTCC 2022: Cook double but Turkington strikes back

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