Automotive industry

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The Guardian view on the UK car industry: facing a green moment of truth | Editorial
Editorial: If a rudderless government continues to stand back, other countries will dominate the electric vehicle revolution

Editorial

07, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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UK new car sales fell 9% in July as supply chain problems continue
Fifth monthly fall in row prompts industry body to cut 2022 forecast even though chip shortages expected to ease

Julia Kollewe

04, Aug, 2022 @10:40 AM

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Ferrari reports record profits as supercar sales boom
Italian luxury carmaker enjoys strong sales in second quarter despite global economic concerns

Mark Sweney

02, Aug, 2022 @1:42 PM

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Will ‘connected cars’ persuade drivers to pay for a high-spec ride?
Manufacturers have spied a handy revenue stream by delivering upgrades ‘over the air’, but are car owners prepared to fork out?

Jasper Jolly

30, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Aston Martin’s pre-tax losses crash to £285.4m for the first half of 2022
Carmaker says supply chain shortages have hit production, leaving hundreds of its supercars unfinished

Joe Middleton and agencies

29, Jul, 2022 @1:09 PM

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UK car industry’s 1m vehicles a year target slips by two years to 2025
War in Ukraine, lockdowns in China and chip shortages among factors slowing recovery in sector already hit by Covid

Jasper Jolly

27, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Tyre dust: the ‘stealth pollutant’ that’s becoming a huge threat to ocean life
Plastic in the depths: Scientists spent decades on the trail of a mystery toxin killing salmon en masse. A recent breakthrough revealed the culprit

Karen McVeigh

25, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Supercar sales accelerate in the UK
Low-cost finance and a ‘you only live once’ attitude behind 19% rise in the likes of Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Maseratis, say market analysts

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

24, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Paddy Hopkirk obituary
Motor racing driver whose dashing victory in the Monte Carlo Rally captured the mood of swinging 60s Britain

Richard Williams

24, Jul, 2022 @3:31 PM

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Federal government under pressure to increase EV uptake after ACT announces petrol car ban
Electric vehicle advocates and auto industry say Australia needs nationally mandated fuel efficiency standards

Royce Kurmelovs

21, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Direct Line issues profit warning as inflation drives up cost of claims
Insurer’s shares fall as higher used car prices, costlier parts and longer repair times weigh on business

Mark Sweney

18, Jul, 2022 @10:41 AM

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Aston Martin raises £650m as Saudi Arabia takes a stake
Executive chairman ‘very comfortable’ with investment to help British manufacturer pay down large debts

Jasper Jolly

15, Jul, 2022 @9:43 AM

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