PSA's Tavares says UK plants uncompetitive, open to S. America allianceJan. 18
Aston Martin targets valuation of nearly $7 billion in potential IPO, report saysJan. 9
Aston Martin is targeting a valuation of as much as $6.8 billion in a potential IPO, Bloomberg reported. Investors' interest could be bolstered by the automaker's planned expansion into the lucrative SUV segment.
VW taps U.K. Skoda exec to lead U.S. salesJan. 8
Volkswagen of America has tapped an executive from its sibling Skoda brand in the United Kingdom to take over sales operations for the VW brand in the U.S. The company said Duncan Movassaghi will replace Ron Stach as senior vice president for U.S. sales, effective Feb. 1.
Ford may rethink UK investment on hard BrexitNov. 29, 2017
UK plans regulatory boost for driverless carsNov. 20, 2017
Honda says it could not absorb 10% tariff after BrexitNov. 9, 2017
Honda said it cannot afford the 10 percent export tariff that would be imposed on its British-built cars if Britain had to return to World Trade Organization rules after Brexit. The company builds about 8 percent of Britain's 1.7 million cars at its plant in Swindon.
Bloodhound Supersonic Car begins bid to reach 1,000 mphOct. 27, 2017
GKN considers listing auto unit as separate company, report saysOct. 23, 2017
Not much stock in UK joining NAFTAOct. 16, 2017
Ford plant in Wales to lose JLR engine business earlier than expectedSept. 28, 2017
UK issues tougher guidelines to protect connected cars from hackersAug. 7, 2017
The UK government issued new guidelines requiring carmakers to put in place tougher cyber protection for connected vehicles to ensure they are better shielded against hackers.These include enabling systems to withstand corrupt, invalid or malicious data or commands, and allowing users to delete person data.