Automotive industry

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Volkswagen mulling Porsche IPO to help fund shift to electric – reports
Speculation about listing comes amid reports of Porsche and Piëch families considering their VW stake

Staff and agencies

07, Dec, 2021 @6:53 PM

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Electric vehicle boom fuels rise in UK new car sales
November increase is first in four months year on year but sales are still down on pre-Covid levels

Mark Sweney

06, Dec, 2021 @12:57 PM

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Dieselgate: British car buyers’ claim against VW reaches high court
91,000 seek compensation after finding their cars emit more air pollutant than the company said

Rob Davies

05, Dec, 2021 @4:19 PM

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Nissan to invest £13bn on speeding switch to electric cars
Sunderland plant to play key role as carmaker says it will introduce 23 ‘electrified’ models by 2030

Mark Sweney

29, Nov, 2021 @10:29 AM

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Will Rivian’s electric vehicles end Detroit’s reign over the US auto industry?
Investors have salivated over the Illinois automaker – but juggernauts like Ford and GM still have plenty of advantages

Tom Perkins in Detroit

27, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Sleeping rough was a rare sight in the 1970s
Letters: Rabbi Margaret Jacobi recalls a decade when street beggars weren’t part of our society, while Rita Gallard and John Parkin reflect on the 70s housing market and the Austin Allegro

Letters

26, Nov, 2021 @5:48 PM

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Plan for car chargers in all new homes in England ‘will make access exclusive’
Industry leaders say Boris Johnson’s plan risks leaving behind motorists from poorer areas

Jillian Ambrose and Fiona Harvey

24, Nov, 2021 @12:37 PM

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Watchdog overturns ban on advert of Land Rover in forest
Activists say ad could encourage driving in ecologically sensitive areas and accuse ASA of bias

Mark Sweney

24, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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All new buildings in England to have electric car charge points from 2022
Boris Johnson to announce plans at CBI conference, telling business leaders the UK is at a pivotal moment

Aubrey Allegretti

21, Nov, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Made in Dagenham … but now it’s movies rolling off the production line
British film-making is booming, and the former Ford factory in east London is in the thick of the action

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

21, Nov, 2021 @9:30 AM

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‘The story is very rich’: Ghosn’s escape to freedom has come at a cost
Ex-head of Renault and Nissan insists colleague held in Japan is innocent as he works to refute his own charges

Jasper Jolly

20, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance sells two car parts factories in England
Plant in Essex will still shut despite Jaguar Land Rover finding buyer for sites owned by Sanjeev Gupta’s firm

Jasper Jolly

18, Nov, 2021 @6:11 PM

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