PSA to boost UK presence in the event of a ‘hard Brexit'

March 08, 2017

Ford set to axe more than 1100 jobs at UK Bridgend plant

March 03, 2017

Nissan requests £100m ‘Made in Britain’ supplier fund, could face £400-plus million profit hit

March 02, 2017

Brexit threat to electric Mini production in the UK

March 01, 2017

Insight: Capacity and RV management issues could plague Opel-PSA merger

February 27, 2017

Questions have already been raised about the potential of an Opel-PSA merger to unlock the stated cost savings and generate true economies of scale, but with significant unused production capacity and a series of ‘middle of the road’ brands, the combined entity would need a substantial overhaul if it is to reverse recent lacklustre residual value (RV) performance...

Insight: UK used car demand solid, despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty

February 13, 2017

Toyota boosts profit forecast on yen outlook, deepens partnership with Suzuki

February 07, 2017

Germany’s carmakers losing hope over Brexit tariffs as BMW may build new Mini EV outside UK

February 02, 2017

Germany’s auto industry sees no way around post-Brexit tariffs, several executives have told Reuters. They have indicated that they are willing to reach a compromise with the UK to prevent further EU fragmentation – seen as a much greater threat to the industry...

UK investment tumbles post-Brexit as carmakers fear ‘death by 1000 cuts’

January 27, 2017

Blow to May at Brexit Supreme Court ruling as Ghosn says Nissan to review UK investment once terms clear

January 25, 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May was dealt an expected setback yesterday, with the Supreme Court ruling that parliament must vote on whether government can trigger the Brexit process. Meanwhile, carmakers with production in the UK are saying they will wait to see how the business environment pans out before taking action...

Trump inaugurated: Ghosn says OEMs will adapt, but Porsche slams border tax

January 23, 2017

As President Trump settles in the White House, Nissan chief executive officer Carlos Ghosn says carmakers will adapt to Trump’s policies, but Porsche says the threatened 35% border tax will ‘stab’ the German automotive industry...

Brexit-fuelled economic uncertainty set to boost corporate car rental

January 23, 2017

Nissan, Toyota back UK plants despite ‘hard Brexit’ plan, German auto industry warns will stifle UK investment

January 20, 2017

BMW says vital UK retains EU single market access

January 19, 2017

PM Theresa May announces UK will aim for hard Brexit, as industry braces for tax rise

January 18, 2017

Nissan selects London for first European on-road autonomous car tests to calm tech fears

January 17, 2017

Nissan is to demonstrate its self-driving cars in London in February ahead of becoming the first mass-market brand to launch semi-autonomous vehicles in Europe. With a new generation of the UK-built Qashqai set to launch later this year, and the second-generation Nissan LEAF announced last week, both with semi-autonomous functions, Nissan hopes to allay fears around the technology...

Buoyant UK economy boosts resolve as PM Theresa May set to outline more Brexit details this week

January 16, 2017

UK Prime Minister (PM) Theresa May has promised to finally set out ‘more details’ of her Brexit strategy on Tuesday next week, but later economic performance and public mood are seen as crucial to her negotiating strategy...

UK car market enjoys a record year but the momentum is unsustainable

January 06, 2017

According to data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on Thursday, new car registrations rose for the fifth consecutive year in the UK in 2016 and set a new annual record of 2.69 million units, exactly in line with the forecast for the market in the Autovista Intelligence Residual Value Outlook 2017 report. However, full-year growth of 2.3% was at the slowest rate since the market commenced its recovery from its 2011 low and decelerated over the course of the year...

Residual Value Outlook 2017

December 23, 2016

UK Brexit minister promises ‘calm’ exit, asks OEMs to list Brexit costs

December 15, 2016

Fears Nissan’s commitment to the UK will be costly

December 09, 2016

Industry warns UK of Brexit car price rises

December 01, 2016

UK reveals the cost of Brexit – slower growth, more debt

November 24, 2016

EU has ‘no issues’ over UK-Nissan Brexit deal

November 23, 2016

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