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  • Second-hand car prices on the increase

    Why are the prices of second-hand cars skyrocketing? The price of used cars are going through the roof and while this is good for the seller, it is a much bigger expense for used-car buyers out there. Why the increase? Well, as most of us are aware by now, there are huge supply chain and production issues in the car...

  • Renault cuts production by 500,000 vehicles due to chip shortage

    Renault cuts production by 500,000 Renault is cutting back on its car production due to chip shortage. The French car maker will make about 500,000 fewer vehicles because of the worsening semiconductor chip crisis. That is the equivalent of a fifth of last year's production output. Renault previously anticipated a gap of 200,000 cars, so this is a huge shortfall....

  • Hertz places massive order for 100,000 Tesla electric cars

    Hertz orders 100,000 cars from Tesla Hertz, the rental car company has confirmed that it is expanding its electric car fleet and has put in an order with Tesla Motors for 100,000 new cars. This has certainly been good for Tesla’s share value which is going through the roof. The acquisition will see Tesla Model 3 cars being made available...

  • BMW will trial Hydrogen fuel-cell powered cars later this year

    BMW i Hydrogen NEXT The BMW Group has started to test vehicles that use a hydrogen fuel cell drivetrain, with the German automotive giant putting the technology through its paces “in everyday conditions on European roads.” The luxury German car manufacturer announced that they will put prototypes of the BMW i Hydrogen Next on the road and test them for...

  • Tesla recalls 285,000 cars in China over cruise control safety issue

    Tesla China Recall Tesla is recalling more than 285,000 cars in China over a safety risk with the cruise control feature. According to China's State Administration for Market Regulation, in certain models, the cruise control can be accidentally activated making the car accelerate, potentially with catastrophic results. It has been identified that when drivers try to shift gears or accidentally...

  • Germany will have self-driving cars on the roads in 2022

    Level-4 autonomous self-driving vehicles German regulators have given the go-ahead for self-driving autonomous cars on their roads in 2022. There have already been small test projects going on in Hamburg and Berlin. Germany’s lower house of parliament approved the new self-driving rules for self-driving cars. The legislation is now prepared to pass on to the upper chamber or parliament at...

  • Tesla Motors recalls 30,000 cars in China

    Tesla Motors recalls 30,000 cars in China According to China’s State Administration for Market Regulation, Tesla has recalled 30,000 cars in China over suspension defects which could potentially affect control of the car. The electric car manufacturer has identified two different types of defects in the suspension system with imported Model S and Model X cars which were...

  • SKODA’s new all-electric ENYAQ iV takes the next step in E-Mobility

    SKODA’s new all-electric ENYAQ iV takes the next step in E-Mobility SKODA has launched their brand new all-electric SUV, the ENYAQ iV, revealing what Volkswagen’s modular electric car platform has to offer. The modular electric drive matrix (MEB) is a modular electrification toolkit car platform manufactured by Volkswagen and its sub-brands. As MEB is modular it means that...

  • Lamborghini Aventador 10,000th Car Milestone

    The Lamborgini Aventador Automobili Lamborghini has marked a major production milestone after completing their 10,000th Aventador. The celebration was marked when the Lamborghini SVJ Roadster rolled off the line at their Sant’Agata Bolognese factory. The Aventador has been around since 2011 when the first iteration of the coupé version Aventador LP 700-4 was debuted. ...

  • Corona virus causing major disruption to the automotive industry

    Coronavirus is severely hitting the automotive industry in ways not seen before. The global car manufacturing industry and all other related industries have had a severe hit since the outbreak of the covid-19 virus in Wuhan China. Coronavirus is now starting to seriously affect all car manufacturers all over the world, particularly in countries that are at the epicentres of...