GOVERNMENT PLUG-IN CAR GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, “We welcome the continuation of the Plug-in Car Grant, which has helped Britain become the fastest-growing market for ultra-low emission vehicles in Europe. “The recently agreed global climate change targets underscore the important contribution ultra-low emission vehicles make – and will continue to make …

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Hyundai Ioniq – More details emerge

A new rendering of Hyundai Motor’s all-new IONIQ hints at how the innovative, alternative-fuel compact vehicle, which is due for launch in early 2016, will combine head-turning good looks with class-leading aerodynamic performance. Hyundai Motor has confirmed that the IONIQ will be the world’s first car to offer a choice …

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JAGUAR RETURNS TO RACING

Jaguar today announced its return to global motorsport. In the autumn of 2016, Jaguar will enter the third season of the exciting FIA Formula E Championship as a manufacturer with its own team. FIA Formula E is the world’s first global single-seater championship for electric powered cars. FIA Formula E offers …

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JAGUAR LAND ROVER CONFIRMS NEW FACTORY IN SLOVAKIA

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed that it will be the first British carmaker to open a manufacturing facility in Slovakia. The announcement follows an agreement between the company and the Government of the Slovak Republic to build a new plant in the city of Nitra, western Slovakia. The new world-class …

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UK commits to zero-emission transport by 2050

By 2050, all new cars sold in the UK must be emissions-free, under an ambitious accord signed by a combination of 13 countries and US states at the United Nations climate change conference in Paris this month. With Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and others, the UK has agreed to promote …

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PORSCHE EXCEEDS 200,000 VEHICLES DELIVERED

Porsche AG has delivered 209,894 cars worldwide from January to November 2015. This corresponds to a 24% increase in comparison to the same period in 2014. Thus, for the first time in the history of the company, Porsche has handed over to customers more than 200,000 vehicles. As early as …

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VAUXHALL COMPLETES LARGEST EVER POLICE FLEET DEAL

Vauxhall has signed one of the UK’s biggest Police fleet deals with over 2,000 vehicles, including 1,200 Brit-built Astras, destined for Police forces nationwide under a huge group tender. The two-year multi-million pound contract also includes Corsas, Insignias and Brit-built Vivaro vans. This order cements Vauxhall’s position as the largest …

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