UK Automotive calls for urgent action plan to safeguard £14bn recovery as investment deadlines loom

Industry outlook highlights strategic importance of Automotive to Britain’s economic recovery, with growth worth £14 billion targeted in 2023. Window of opportunity to secure industry’s place in global race to net zero is closing fast with imminent deadlines for investment decisions, 2024 Rules of Origin and the UK ZEV Mandate. Sector calls for urgent action… Continue reading UK Automotive calls for urgent action plan to safeguard £14bn recovery as investment deadlines loom

UK Automotive commits to workforce diversity and inclusion with landmark industry Charter

UK automotive industry launches new Diversity & Inclusion Charter in collective commitment to make workforce reflective of wider society and attract more talent to fill critical skills gaps. Major brands representing a fifth of Britain’s automotive manufacturing workforce pledge to shift the dial as Auto Council report highlights scale of the sector’s diversity challenge and… Continue reading UK Automotive commits to workforce diversity and inclusion with landmark industry Charter

Cross-border commuters: double taxation after union protest off the table

Frankfurt am Main – Cross-border commuters will soon no longer be tax-disadvantaged in the Franco-German region. Affected employees who were on short-time work can now even hope for retrospective payments in some cases. One year after a ruling by the Federal Social Court, cross-border commuters in France and Germany are no longer required to pay… Continue reading Cross-border commuters: double taxation after union protest off the table

New members – November 2022

25 November 2022 #SMMT News Find out below who has joined the premier automotive trade association and what they get from membership: SMMT data services Extensive market data providing key information to assist marketing and promotional activity, and future business opportunities. Developing business opportunities SMMT’s targeted events and Automotive Supplier Finder (ASF) service helps facilitate… Continue reading New members – November 2022

UK CV production up for 10th straight month in October

UK CV production rises 10.7% to 8,740 units, marking best October since 2019 and 10th consecutive month of growth this year. Overseas demand grows by 50.2%, while production for domestic market falls -28.4%. Year-to-date output increases 45.5% to 85,547 units, resulting in best performance since 2012. UK commercial vehicle (CV) production grew by 10.7% in… Continue reading UK CV production up for 10th straight month in October

UK car production output returns to growth in October

UK car manufacturing output rises 7.4% in October as 69,524 units leave factory gates. Production for home and overseas markets up 12.5% and 6.3% respectively. Volumes year-to-date down -10.8% though output for UK market rises 8.8%. UK car production returned to growth in October, rising 7.4% to 69,524 units, according to the latest figures published… Continue reading UK car production output returns to growth in October

IG Metall demands immediate ratification of ILO Convention 190

Frankfurt – On November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, IG Metall is calling on the German government to put pressure on the European level to ratify ILO Convention 190. This regulates the right to a working environment free of violence and harassment. This can then be translated into national… Continue reading IG Metall demands immediate ratification of ILO Convention 190

Luceverde 2.0: the ACI infomobility system evolves thanks to artificial intelligence

Luceverde 2.0: the ACI infomobility system evolves thanks to artificial intelligence 24.11.2022 The infomobility network Green light of the Automobile Club of Italy is renewed to offer new services for the benefit of motorists, commuters and more generally those on the move. The primary objective is to promote safer, more sustainable and inclusive mobility. The… Continue reading Luceverde 2.0: the ACI infomobility system evolves thanks to artificial intelligence

ACI: the ‘greenest’ cars according to “Green NCAP”

24.11.2022 5 stars: HYUNDAI IONIQ 5 58 kWh electric; 3 stars: TOYOTA Yaris Cross 1.5 Hybrid; 1.5 stars: DS 4 PureTech 225 FWD automatic In the seventh series of Green NCAP tests, three passenger cars with different fuels were examined: petrol, fully electric and hybrid. DS 4 PureTech 225 FWD automatic achieved the score of… Continue reading ACI: the ‘greenest’ cars according to “Green NCAP”