The Ford Fiesta was the most popular new car in the UK in 2016 – as it has been for many years. More than 120,000 Fiesta models were registered in the year.
UK car registrations hit an all-time record in 2016, moving close to 2.7 million. The new car market grew for a fifth straight year.
UK car manufacturing hit a 17-year high in November with output from automotive factories already 56,000 ahead of the whole of 2015's production.
Aston Martin has begun building its new factory at St Athan in south Wales. The plant will be home to the Aston Martin SUV which begins production in 2019.
Crash-test body Euro NCAP has named cars from Toyota, Hyundai and Volkswagen as the best-in-class performers of 16 cars it tested in 2016.
Britain’s new car market topped 2.5 million vehicles last month – the first time the figure has been reached in November.
BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche are planning a network of high-powered DC charging outlets on throughout Europe.
New automotive brand Nio has made its debut in London with the unveiling of what is claimed to be the world’s fastest electric car.
Volkswagen has used the unveiling of the revised Golf to update progress on its efforts to recover from the ‘Dieselgate’ emissions-cheating crisis.
UK car sales continued to grow in October – but only just, registrations up 1.4 per cent on the same month in 2015. Year-to-date figures grew 2.5 per cent.
This week's high court ruling that the government's air pollution policies are inadequate could have major ramifications for the UK automotive landscape.
Amid ongoing publicity about poor safety standards provided by car makers for vehicles sold in developing countries, Nissan has announced it will cease prod...