Nissan warns UK plant is unsustainable without EU trade deal

Nissan Motor factory in Sunderland, UK

Nissan Motor’s car manufacturing plant located in Sunderland, northern England, which hires 7,000, is “unsustainable” if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, it stated on Wednesday. Ashwani Gupta, the automaker’s global chief operating head, informed the BBC about its commitment to the car plant, the United Kingdom’s largest, could not be preserved […]

UK asks Ford and Rolls Royce to make ventilators to fight coronavirus

Rolls Royce

The UK has asked automakers including Ford Motor, Honda and Rolls Royce to help make health equipment such as ventilators to fight the coronavirus outbreak and will look at using hotels as hospitals. Britain, which has reported 55 coronavirus deaths and 1,543 cases, on Monday declared it was boosting its efforts to fight against the […]

Electric car subsidies extended in £1.3 billion green vehicles drive in UK

a busy london street

The UK government revealed a £1.3 billion ($1.66 billion) effort to clean up Britain’s cars in its Budget with additional subsidies for electric vehicle buyers and an increase for charging stations, along with funds to curb inner-city pollution. The plans were welcomed by the automotive industry, which is attempting to increase sales of battery cars […]

Jaguar Land Rover to halt output at UK factories for a week in November

Beijing auto show Jaguar Land Rover

Britain’s biggest automaker, Jaguar Land Rover, will stop production at its British factories for a week in November, its boss stated, joining BMW and Toyota in plans to help reduce any immediate disruption from a no-deal Brexit. The industry, Britain’s biggest exporter of goods, has frequently expressed its concerns that a disorderly departure from the […]