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Election nerves keep customers away from showrooms in November

Private new car sales were down by 6% in November compared to the same month last year, with the general election predictably causing havoc for retailers.

Britain’s best-selling cars – October 2019

Order was restored at the top of the sales charts in October, SUVs looked pretty popular and a surprise new entrant made its debut in the top ten this month.

October new car sales suffer setback

Private new car sales fell by more than 13% during October according to industry results published today, as customers stayed away from showrooms.

Councils urged to pick up slack on EV charging points

Councils across the UK have been urged to take advantage of government funding to build up the country’s EV charging infrastructure.

More car buyers considering an electric car

More than a fifth of motorists plan to buy an electric vehicle as their next car, which would make EVs the UK’s second-favourite choice of powerplant.

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group to merge

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group have announced plans to merge, creating the world’s fourth-largest car company, but what will it mean for Vauxhall?

Bristol moves to ban diesel vehicles

Under proposals by Bristol City Council, diesel vehicles will be prohibited from entering a central area of the city between 7am and 3pm every day.

New car finance rules set to save customers millions

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced stricter new car finance rules, which it says will save car buyers of the UK £165 million each year.

3 million vehicles removed from roads due to stricter MOTs

Having introduced new MOT rules in May last year, the DVSA has confirmed that millions of dangerous vehicles have since been removed from the road.

British start-up to provide electric powertrains for classic cars

A new electric vehicle firm has set up shop in Silverstone, where it will build all-electric conversions of some of history’s most iconic classic cars.

Britain’s best-selling cars – September 2019

March and September usually bring big shifts to the new car registration results, and last month was no different. We take a look at the ten best sellers.

Could more electric cars lead to an 80mph motorway speed limit?

It's been suggested that the speed limit on some motorways and dual carriageways could be raised to 80mph as more motorists buy electric vehicles.

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