UK issues tougher guidelines to protect connected cars from hackersAug. 7
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.
U.K. to ban sales of gasoline, diesel cars starting 2040July 26
Honda will import SUVs into Europe from JapanJuly 18
Goodwood nowJuly 3
Tata denies plan to list Jaguar Land RoverJune 20
Jaguar Land Rover to hire 5,000 new staffJune 19
Ford launches a 'smart mobility' office in LondonJune 13
Ford is opening an office in London focusing on future mobility solutions for Europe. The venture will hire around 40 specialists. It is the company's third such "smart mobility" office, following the launch of two other such projects in the U.S.
Aston Martin calls for investment clarity after inconclusive UK electionJune 9
Ford says U.K. needs post-Brexit deals with Turkey, South Africa, not just EUMay 10
BMW strikes would disrupt Mini, engine productionApril 5
Self-driving Nissan Leaf takes to Europe's streets for first timeFeb. 28
Nissan has started European road tests of a self-driving vehicle in London using a modified Leaf EV. Britain's flexible approach to testing autonomous vehicles helped Nissan to pick London for its first European tests.
PSA says it will honor existing Opel job guaranteesFeb. 21
PSA Group told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that it would uphold Opel and Vauxhall job guarantees if it buys GM's European arm, though some analysts say thousands of job losses are likely eventually.