Car sales

Editor's letter: Can Lotus thrive away from its Norfolk home?

Brand that for so long struggled to survive now targeting 150,000 cars per year under Geely ownership

12 April 2024
Editor's letter: Can Lotus thrive away from its Norfolk home?
Software

Editor's letter: How will Audi reimagine itself in a software-led era?

CEO Gernot Döller says Audi needs "a new interpretation”, but a software-based agenda brings tough challenges

5 April 2024
Editor's letter: How will Audi reimagine itself in a software-led era?
Business

Industry digest: is business politeness becoming too cliché?

Some email cliches have become so over-used that they can now make the sender appear like an inexperienced communicator

26 March 2024
Industry digest: is business politeness becoming too cliché?
Adrian Hallmark
Adrian Hallmark last year drove Bentley to its second-best financial performance to date
Corporate

Why Hallmark appointment is a huge coup for Aston Martin

Adrian Hallmark has, remarkably, left Bentley after six successful years to head Aston Martin

22 March 2024
Why Hallmark appointment is a huge coup for Aston Martin
Car sales

Personalisation pushes up profits at Bentley

Demand for luxury cars flatlined last year but the British marque's profits were its second highest to date

22 March 2024
Personalisation pushes up profits at Bentley
Government and legislation

The government is making its own EV target impossible to hit

Omission of any EV incentives from the spring budget wasn't a surprise, but car makers have reacted furiously

7 March 2024
The government is making its own EV target impossible to hit
2024 Geneva motor show Renault stand
Renault dominated the Geneva headlines with the unveiling of the production 5
Corporate

2024 Geneva motor show was small but worthy

This year marked the return of one of the industry's biggest events – and proved motor shows still have their place

27 February 2024
2024 Geneva motor show was small but worthy
1960s farming
American farmers stalled in their willingness to adopt new technologies
Electric vehicles

History shows appetite can return for electric cars

The stalling point for EV adoption in the UK could have been predicted in the 1960s - by American farmers

23 February 2024
History shows appetite can return for electric cars
ac q4etron charging sportback
New laws are forcing car makers to sell more EVs from this year
Electric vehicles

Car makers are hitting back at 'vocal anti-EV campaign' with facts

Major manufacturers remain buoyed as House of Lords report highlights 'misleading' articles from mainstream media

16 February 2024
Car makers are hitting back at 'vocal anti-EV campaign' with facts
Electric vehicles

UK electric car goals unachievable without purchase incentives

Lobby groups, car makers and even the House of Lords have called for incentives to spur private market demand

9 February 2024
UK electric car goals unachievable without purchase incentives
Mercedes A200 2023 front cornering
A-Class drove much of Mercedes' volume growth over the past decade
Electric vehicles

Editor’s letter: No more A-Class, no more 'naked Mercedes'

German giant to focus on profitability rather than volume following strategic about-turn

2 February 2024
Editor’s letter: No more A-Class, no more 'naked Mercedes'
Tech, development and manufacturing

Are solid-state batteries the next autonomous cars?

Car makers signpost 2028 as the starting date for mass production, but it's definitely not a given

19 January 2024
Are solid-state batteries the next autonomous cars?

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New car news

2024 mercedes eqs front lead
The electric saloon has gained an extra 51 miles of range and a new front-end design
New cars

Mercedes-Benz EQS gains new face and 511-mile range

10 April 2024
Mercedes-Benz EQS gains new face and 511-mile range

Motorsport news

btcc front racing
The full broadcasting schedule is set to be revealed in the coming weeks
Motorsport

2024 BTCC race season to be streamed live via TikTok

27 March 2024
2024 BTCC race season to be streamed live via TikTok