UK car production hit a six-year high in 2013 as the number of vehicles rolling off the line topped 1.5 million.
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Wednesday 16 November 2011
Dominic Lawson's prejudices over anything vaguely climate-related have led him to the wrong conclusion ("Good riddance to the great solar scam", 15 November). Feed-in tariffs are a government programme to stimulate a new UK industry and have been successful .
Sunday 28 August 2011
David Remmer has a Mini Cooper S, which is used for the school run and the daily journey to the railway station. However, his 14-year-old son is now 5ft 9ins, which means getting him in the back of the Mini is no longer an option. Ideally, David is looking for a car with five doors, decent rear legroom, which is small and easy to park, with an automatic gearbox. He wants lots of equipment and has a generous £25,000 budget.
Sunday 14 August 2011
George Waddel is planning ahead as he wants a new car in March 2012. He likes the Renault Megane and Renault Laguna; however, he likes the look of coupé models and wants something stylish. His budget is £23,000, plus an extra few thousand from the sale of his 2005 Peugeot 206 HDI GTI.
Sunday 07 August 2011
Saturday 06 August 2011
A busy stretch of motorway that has been closed to traffic following a crash at 4pm yesterday could re-open this evening, the Highways Agency said.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Tuesday 26 July 2011
Japan's car makers reported mixed vehicle production figures yesterday, as the industry works toward recovery from the March's devastating earthquake and tsunami.
Thursday 14 July 2011
Tuesday 12 July 2011
A mother suffocated her two children to get back at their father for rejecting her, a court heard yesterday.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Friday 17 June 2011
Car production fell by 4.9 per cent in May, according to new figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, with UK factories churning out a total of 99,280 units over the month. However, production remains up by 4.6 per cent over the first five months of 2011. Engine production was up by 4 per cent in May, and by 5.6 per cent.
Thursday 16 June 2011
Sunday 12 June 2011
It's fantastic news that BMW is investing another £500m to build the next generation of Minis, a move that will protect 5,000 jobs for many years.
Saturday 11 June 2011
Friday 10 June 2011
The "outstanding" quality of its British workforce was a major factor in BMW's decision to invest a further £500m in its Mini assembly plant in Oxford and other operations, the group's chairman Norbert Reithofer said yesterday.
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