Tech, development and manufacturing

Report: UK government offers Rivian incentives for UK factory

Financial Times reveals the government has offered Rivian a new motorway junction, rail link and training facilities

3 December 2021
Report: UK government offers Rivian incentives for UK factory
Tech, development and manufacturing

Lunaz to electrify commercial vehicle fleets in UK

Silverstone EV specialist to dramatically expand its facilities with new focus on decarbonisation

2 December 2021
Lunaz to electrify commercial vehicle fleets in UK
Tech, development and manufacturing

Volvo records growth of £2bn in first nine months of 2021

Swedish marque improves upon its 2020 revenues, but a recent production drop has hit sales

30 November 2021
Volvo records growth of £2bn in first nine months of 2021
Tech, development and manufacturing

Electric vehicle centre of excellence opens in Milton Keynes

Intertek will conduct quality testing and develop EV powertrain systems at new facility

26 November 2021
Electric vehicle centre of excellence opens in Milton Keynes
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REE is building a facility which will produce its unique 'corner' hardware
Tech, development and manufacturing

REE to build innovative EV drivetrains at new UK factory

Israeli start-up will expand its UK operations, which already include a Warwickshire development centre

26 November 2021
REE to build innovative EV drivetrains at new UK factory
Tech, development and manufacturing

UK car production suffers worst October since 1956

In the fourth month of decline in a row, factories produced 64,729 cars for weakest October for 65 years

26 November 2021
UK car production suffers worst October since 1956
Tech, development and manufacturing

Mazda: Electric vehicles and synthetic fuels must co-exist

E-fuels should sit alongside EVs to achieve carbon-neutrality, said speakers at today's Autocar Business seminar

25 November 2021
Mazda: Electric vehicles and synthetic fuels must co-exist
Tech, development and manufacturing

Ford and Rivian scrap plans to co-develop electric vehicle

Companies confirmed desire to work on their own projects, although Ford remains an investor in Rivian

23 November 2021
Ford and Rivian scrap plans to co-develop electric vehicle
Tech, development and manufacturing

New Polestar 5: electric GT previewed as 2024 launch nears

As development continues at Polestar's new UK base, it reveals the production car will stay true to the design of the Precept

23 November 2021
New Polestar 5: electric GT previewed as 2024 launch nears
Tech, development and manufacturing

Bridgestone and Michelin team up for cleaner tyre production

Two tyre giants aim to cut emissions by increasing the use of recycled carbon black in their products

18 November 2021
Bridgestone and Michelin team up for cleaner tyre production

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