No 10 hands Jaguar Land Rover £500m loan to develop electric cars

Meeting of carmakers also told of plan for new houses to have EV charging pointThe government has handed Jaguar Land Rover a £500m loan guarantee to help accelerate its progress in the global electric vehicle race.Theresa May said the loan would help B…

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UK economy returns to growth as carmakers end Brexit shutdown

GDP rose by 0.3% in May from a month earlier, says Office for National StatisticsThe British economy pulled out of a one-month downturn to return to growth in May as carmakers resumed production in the wake of shutdowns for the original Brexit deadline…

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UK car industry future hinges ‘not on Brexit, but on batteries’

Jaguar Land Rover boss says UK needs batteries made in Britain – or carmakers will leaveThe feeling of relief in the British car industry was almost palpable on Friday, when Jaguar Land Rover said it would invest billions in producing new electric vehi…

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