Workers at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant will have to wait until Brexit negotiations are over and the outcome is known before finding out their fates, says the manufacturer.
It’s almost that time of the year again — the Geneva Motor Show. Taking place from March 5 to 17, it sees manufacturers flocking to the Swiss city to showcase all of their latest production models, concept machinery and innovative technology.
What is it? “No more boring cars” was the bold proclamation of Toyota president Akio Toyoda last year, but even the brand’s executives will admit the Corolla nameplate doesn’t exactly stir the soul. A reputation for unparalleled reliability and dependability the world over is a fine thing to have, but for the new 12th-generation model, Toyota’s chasing a bit more dynamism and soul.
Haulage firms could go out of business “overnight” because of a lack of permits which may be needed in the event of a no-deal Brexit, a trade association has warned.
Challenger bank Starling has raised £75 million from investors to bankroll its expansion into Europe.
Daimler has reported a significant drop in its profits for 2018, despite revenues rising by two per cent to £147bn.
American car manufacturer Ford has confirmed that nearly 400 jobs will be lost at its engine manufacturing plant in Bridgend.
I’ve mentioned it before, but if I was specifying a brand-new car, the first option box I’d tick would be the one for LED headlights. Compared with old-fashioned halogens they’re just so much brighter, clearer and safer – not to mention so ubiquitous on new models, that a modern vehicle without them looks downright odd.
Rural entrepreneur Caroline Millar fears Scotland’s outlying communities could be forgotten in the heat of the Brexit debate.
Renault has given its Twingo city car a mid-life facelift, bringing a cleaner look and new technology – but the UK market won’t benefit, as it’s been removed from sale on these shores.