If the UK doesn’t act now, the car industry will vanish | Phillip Inman

Brexit was the latest blow to the sector. Its future must not be left to the market – investment in electric vehicles is neededBritain’s economy is on course to grow by less than 1% in 2019. Last week’s retail sales figures for December, which showed t…

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Elon Musk set to cash in at Tesla as deliveries and shares soar

The boss of the electric carmaker has a $50bn pay package ready to roll if the firm hits a $100bn valuationOne of the options on a fully loaded Tesla is “ludicrous mode”, a setting offering a 0-60mph acceleration time of 2.8 seconds for drivers who fin…

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Polluting vehicles could be pulled from UK sale, say carmakers

New fines for breaches on CO2 limits will clash with Britons’ taste for higher-emission SUVsCarmakers could pull models from the UK, the automotive industry has warned, as the British taste for polluting vehicles clashes with the difficulty of meeting …

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Amid the fury and bombast, Ghosn’s case deserves proper examination

The former Renault-Nissan boss’s account of why he fled Japan will – and should – provoke sympathyCarlos Ghosn, live from Lebanon, put on an entertaining show. There was bombast, arm-waving and undisguised fury. “My unimaginable ordeal is the result of…

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