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New brand Lynk & Co throws out the rule book

New brand Lynk & Co, owned by Geely and using Volvo technology, promises a very different car-buying option for UK customers.

Nissan takes controlling stake in Mitsubishi

Nissan is now the effective owner of Mitsubishi after purchasing a 34 per cent controlling stake in the brand, taking it into the Renault-Nissan Alliance.

Toyota and Suzuki look to join forces

The latest example of car makers working together could well be Toyota and Suzuki. The two are "exploring ideas directed towards a business partnership.”

Record September for new car registrations

Nearly 470,000 new cars were registered last month, giving the UK its best September on record, according to figures published today by the Society of Motor...

Paris Show – best of the rest

Some more highlights of the Paris Motor Show and its host of new model debuts, offering something for just about everyone

More five-star crash tests – but at a price?

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Peugeot 3008 have both scored top five-star ratings in the latest series of Euro NCAP crash tests.

MG to switch car assembly from UK to China

MG is to end assembly of cars in the UK, blaming the decision to switch to China on the small size of the UK operation and post-Brexit costs.

UK car manufacturing hits August high

The UK’s automotive factories recorded a 14-year high in August, with strong demand for cars both in the home and much larger overseas markets.

Dealers keep on selling in ‘quiet month’

The UK car market grew by 3.3 per cent in August, significantly more than in July. Strong fleet demand drove the market in traditionally a 'quiet month.'

Jaguar Land Rover joins digital sales market

Jaguar Land Rover is following Hyundai into digital car sales. A digital store manned by 'Angels' will open at Stratford's Westfield shopping centre.

Volvo and Uber to develop self-driving cars

Volvo is joining forces with global taxi-hailing firm Uber to produce self-driving cars. A $300m joint project will develop autonomous driving technologies.

UK new car market levels off in July

Registrations of new cars in the UK grew just 0.1 per cent in July as the SMMT, which had predicted the cooling off, urged Government to back the industry.

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