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The Economist: Transportation

The Guardian: Automotive

  • newNo-deal Brexit to fuel £1,500 rise in cost of EU car in UK, says motor trade
    Industry body warns tariffs would add £5bn to cost of 2.7m vehicles, with average price rising as much as £2,700 in EUThe average cost of a car from an EU country could rise by £1,500 in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK’s automotive trade b…
    - 20 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 3:00am -
  • Ferrari pre-sells entire new supercar model despite £1m+ price tag
    Luxury carmaker calls new Monza models the ‘closest driving experience to F1’Ferrari has announced a new open-top supercar it describes as “probably the closest and purest driving experience to Formula 1” – and has already pre-sold the whol…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 10:35am -
  • BMW plans to shut Mini plant for a month after Brexit day
    Carmaker says Cowley closure minimises impact of supply disruption if there is no dealBMW plans to shut its Mini plant for a month after the UK’s official departure from the European Union, to minimise the impact of a no-deal Brexit that it fears w…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 9:59am -
  • German carmakers face EU anti-trust inquiry over emissions
    BMW, Daimler, VW, Audi and Porsche suspected of colluding to limit clean technologyBrussels has launched an anti-trust investigation into whether BMW, Daimler, Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche, known as the “circle of five”, colluded to limit the dev…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 9:22am -
  • Honda warns no-deal Brexit would cost it tens of millions
    Carmaker says it could face higher tariffs but stresses it is committed to Swindon siteHonda has warned a no-deal Brexit would cost it tens of millions of pounds in additional tariffs and would damage its competitiveness, but the Japanese carmaker sa…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 3:43am -
  • Number of dirty diesels on road still growing, report shows
    Three years after the Dieselgate scandal erupted, number of highly polluting diesel vehicles on Europe’s roads has risen to 43 millionThe number of dirty diesel vehicles pumping out toxic emissions on Europe’s streets is still rising three years…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 6:01pm -
  • Jaguar Land Rover says about 2,000 staff will go to three-day week
    Castle Bromwich move comes after carmaker was accused of ‘scaremongering’ about BrexitJaguar Land Rover has announced that about 2,000 staff will move to a three-day week at its Castle Bromwich plant in the West Midlands, only hours after the car…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 12:39pm -
  • Herbie the Toxic Bug? How the fun went out of the VW Beetle | Stephen Moss
    In an era in which cars are functional rather than loved there’s no place for Volkswagen’s idiosyncratic vehicleFor a car that was in large part the brainchild of Adolf Hitler, who wanted a “people’s car” for Aryan families, the Volkswagen…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 7:00am -
  • Jaguar Land Rover boss 'scaremongering' on no-deal Brexit, says Tory
    Hard Brexiter Bernard Jenkin says worries about border delays are unfoundedA leading Conservative Brexiter has accused the head of Jaguar Land Rover of inventing dire consequences for his company of a no-deal Brexit, saying people no longer believed…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 3:58am -
  • 'It's about identifying with something': a brief history of the VW Beetle – video explainer
    The American wing of Volkswagen has announced that it will be halting the production of the classic Beetle, effective from next year. The VW Beetle was designed and built by Ferdinand Porsche in the late 1930s in Germany. After the second world war,…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Sep 18, 11:45am -

The Guardian: Low Emission Cars

  • California plans to show the world how to meet the Paris climate target | Dana Nuccitelli
    Governor Jerry Brown signed an executive order for statewide carbon neutrality by 2045Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed State Senator and US Senate candidate Kevin de León’s SB 100, which mandates that the state obtain all of its e…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 6:00am -
  • Electric cars: who to bless and who to blame on the road ahead | Letters
    Mike Hawes on industry action, Zofia Dymitr on charge points for electric cars, and Robin Morris on claims of ‘no toxic filth’ being emittedYour editorial (13 September) accuses motor manufacturers of inaction on electric cars. This is based neit…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 18, 11:29am -
  • A decade after Lehman fell, the global economy is not better. It’s worse
    Investment is low, growth is slow and crisis in China would leave central banks with little firepower to stave off declineTen years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the financial crisis that followed, it is clear that far from being safer, t…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Sep 18, 2:00am -
  • Electric future? Global push to move away from gas-powered cars
    Business and political leaders commit to make more vehicles emissions-free – and plan to bypass US government to do soPolitical and business leaders gathering in San Francisco for a major climate change summit have committed to moving towards what…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 3:00am -
  • The Guardian view on electric cars: stopped by industry inaction | Editorial
    Ministers must accept that the market won’t deliver technological change on its own. They will need to get the state involved to meet environmental and social objectivesThe end of the internal combustion engine, which for more than a century change…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 1:36pm -
  • How much does it cost to power an electric car around Australia? $150
    Retired farmer Sylvia Wilson’s husband died before they could do their dream road trip. She decided to go anywaySylvia Wilson drove around Australia in an electric car. It cost her $150.90.Wilson, 70, a retired farmer from near Biloela in central Q…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Sep 18, 2:00pm -
  • London councils accused of holding up rollout of electric car charging points
    Energy company SSE claims thousands of new points are in bureaucratic limboBritain has thousands fewer electric car charging points than required because councils are frustrating their rollout, according to one of the country’s biggest energy compa…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Sep 18, 11:49am -
  • Green number plates ‘could boost sales of electric cars’ in UK
    Behavioural insights unit proposes new colour for registration plates to help ‘normalise the idea of clean vehicles’Electric and other ultra-low emission cars, vans and taxis could be given special green number plates to boost awareness and incre…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Sep 18, 4:30am -
  • Battle to clean up the air we breathe | Letters
    Further research is needed on the link between children’s mental health and pollution, says Robin Russell-Jones, expanding electric vehicle infrastructure will help London, says Andy Boland, and incinerators should also be targeted in the capital,…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Aug 18, 11:29am -
  • Dyson to expand Wiltshire facility to boost electric-car tests
    Tech company invests £200m in Hullavington site to double vehicle-testing capacitySir James Dyson, the billionaire inventor and Brexit backer, has unveiled expansion plans to accommodate more than 2,000 workers at his Wiltshire research facility, mo…
    - 21 days ago, 29 Aug 18, 7:01pm -
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