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Crash test thumbs-up for hydrogen Hyundai Nexo

The Hyundai Nexo fuel-cell car has secured the top-level safety rating in Euro NCAP crash tests, quelling fears over the safety of hydrogen fuel.

Parking firm trials plastic bottle payment

Parking firm CitiPark is offering customers the chance to trade in waste plastic bottles in exchange for parking vouchers.

MPs urge faster ban of petrol and diesel cars

A ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans should be brought forward eight years to drive the take-up of electric vehicles, MPs have said.

Anger as Government slashes plug-in car grants

Government moves that from 9th November will abolish grants for plug-in hybrid cars have been slammed across the UK automotive industry.

New car registrations crash by 20% in September

UK new car registrations fell by more than 20% in September compared to the same month last year, according to data released today by the SMMT.

UK buyers shunning British-built cars

UK car buyers are increasingly shunning British-built new cars in favour of imported vehicles, according to 2018 production and registration data.

‘No deal no option’ as production slides

UK car production dropped for a third consecutive month in August, as industry bosses renewed their concerns over a final Brexit deal.

Latest crash tests: top marks for Audi and VW, poor score for Suzuki Jimny

The Euro NCAP crash test results have seen five-star results for the new Audi A6 and Volkswagen Touareg, but a poor three stars for the Suzuki Jimny.

New car registrations enjoy a sunny summer

Last month's new car registration numbers were the best ever recorded for the month of August since the current registration system was introduced in 2001.

Most new diesel cars still pollute beyond legal limits

Tests by consumer organisation Which? have found that the majority of new diesel cars still exceed the new emissions limits in "real-world" testing.

Car finance debt breaking new records in 2018

Car finance borrowing for 2018 to date has smashed previous records, as new and used car buyers continue to borrow more and more money for their cars.

New car market stable in July

New car registrations were stable in July, with private sales almost exactly the same as 12 months ago and fleet registrations showing a small increase.

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