Automotive industry

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UK new car sales rise as industry leaders say recovery ‘within grasp’
Increase for fourth consecutive month, with almost 143,000 new vehicles registered in November

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

05, Dec, 2022 @1:19 PM

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Ford plans £125m electric vehicle investment at Halewood
Factory in Merseyside will produce 420,000 electric drive units a year from 2024

Jasper Jolly

01, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Ulez to be expanded across whole of Greater London from August
Mayor says ultra-low emission zone has been ‘transformational’ and expansion will benefit 5m more people

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

25, Nov, 2022 @12:42 PM

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Jaguar Land Rover reducing its production at UK factories until spring
Exclusive: Carmaker, which has been hit by computer chip shortage, to scale down shifts at Solihull and Halewood

Jasper Jolly

25, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Founder of troubled electric van maker Arrival steps aside as CEO
Russian billionaire Denis Sverdlov to swap roles with chair Peter Cuneo after chaotic strategy U-turn

Jasper Jolly

24, Nov, 2022 @5:53 PM

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‘He was fast … he ran you right over’: what it’s like to get hit by an SUV
The long read: One Thursday afternoon, I stepped out to cross a city street – and woke up in hospital with broken bones and a brain injury. After I recovered, I started looking into why so many drivers just don’t stop

Tamara Dean

22, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Thierry Bolloré steps down as CEO of Jaguar Land Rover
Tata Motors announces surprise departure of chief executive after two years for ‘personal reasons’

Jasper Jolly

16, Nov, 2022 @5:15 PM

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The Guardian view on Britain’s electric vehicle industry: slow-motion car crash | Editorial
Editorial: The struggles of a flagship battery manufacturer point to a wider malaise

Editorial

13, Nov, 2022 @6:30 PM

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The woes of startup Britishvolt should shock the UK out of its Brexit self-delusion | David Edgerton
The government must accept the limitations of its industrial strategy and focus on services that improve people’s lives, says David Edgerton, professor of modern British history

David Edgerton

11, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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World’s biggest carmakers to build 400m more vehicles than 1.5C climate target will allow
Toyota, Volkswagen and Hyundai/Kia on track to make far more petrol and diesel cars than is sustainable

Royce Kurmelovs

10, Nov, 2022 @3:00 AM

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UK’s first lithium refinery to be built in boost for electric car industry
Green Lithium, backed by Trafigura, will create 250 permanent jobs at plant in PD Ports’ Teesport

Alex Lawson

07, Nov, 2022 @1:34 PM

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‘UK could miss out’: is government doing enough for car battery industry?
In part three of our series on the UK’s battery ambitions, we look at its attempts to encourage ‘gigafactories’

Jasper Jolly

04, Nov, 2022 @4:37 PM

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