electric vehicles

  • END OF AN ERA FOR CLASSIC CAR MAKERS?

    END OF AN ERA FOR CLASSIC CAR MAKERS?

    Matt Bell on 10th February 2020

    The era of the classic car makers is over, according to the chief executive of one of world’s largest manufacturers, VW.

  • ISLE OF MAN TO TAX ELECTRIC VEHICLES

    ISLE OF MAN TO TAX ELECTRIC VEHICLES

    Matt Bell on 15th January 2020

    In a move that could be replicated by the UK, the Isle of Man is set to tax electric vehicles from April to cover lost fuel tax revenue from petrol and diesel vehicles.

  • SYNTHETIC FUEL – A NEW HOPE FOR CLASSICS?

    SYNTHETIC FUEL – A NEW HOPE FOR CLASSICS?

    Matt Bell on 6th January 2020

    Amidst the fight against climate change, owners of classic cars may find themselves sitting rather uncomfortably. So, is synthetic fuel a new hope?

  • BMW AND JAGUAR COLLABORATE

    BMW AND JAGUAR COLLABORATE

    Matt Bell on 22nd August 2019

    We recently reported on Jaguar Land Rover’s plans to provide a huge investment at the Castle Bromwich plant to facilitate production of electric vehicles and the latest twist in its plan to extricate itself from its current difficulties via an all-electric model range involves a collaboration with BMW.

  • ELECTRIC FUTURE AS MIRAFIORI MAKES 80

    ELECTRIC FUTURE AS MIRAFIORI MAKES 80

    Matt Bell on 24th July 2019

    We reported recently on the major investment in the Castle Bromwich plant to produce Jaguar’s future electric vehicles and a similar plan has been announced for Fiat’s historic Mirafiori plant in Turin, reckoned to be one of the oldest European automotive factories still in operation.

  • ELECTRIC VEHICLES FOR CASTLE BROMWICH

    ELECTRIC VEHICLES FOR CASTLE BROMWICH

    Matt Bell on 23rd July 2019

    Friday, July 5 saw the last example of the current ‘X351’ Jaguar XJ model leave the production line at the historic Castle Bromwich plant, but far from being a final curtain for the XJ line as had been predicted by some, the event in fact opened the door to a new chapter of Jaguar history.

  • BRIGHTON RUN GOES FROM VINTAGE TO ELECTRIC

    BRIGHTON RUN GOES FROM VINTAGE TO ELECTRIC

    Matt Bell on 16th April 2019

    This year’s London to Brighton Classic, Kit and Sports Car Run, held on Sunday June 2, will showcase the diversity of the classic car scene with a wide range of entries – from vintage cars to electric conversions. The oldest…