BMW plans to shut Mini plant for a month after Brexit day

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; BMW Carmaker says Cowley closure minimises impact of supply disruption if there is no deal BMW has said it will not build cars at its Mini plant immediately after the UK leaves the EU next year, to carry out annual maintenance. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Läs mer…

German carmakers face EU anti-trust inquiry over emissions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Automotive industry BMW, Daimler, VW, Audi and Porsche suspected of colluding to limit clean technology The launch of the investigation comes three years to the day since revelations that Volkswagen had installed software to cheat emissions tests. Photograph: Ronny Hartmann/AFP/Getty Images Brussels has launched Läs mer…

Number of dirty diesels on road still growing, report shows

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Air pollution Three years after the Dieselgate scandal erupted, number of highly polluting diesel vehicles on Europe’s roads has risen to 43 million There are still 7 million highly polluting diesel cars and vans on UK roads, according to the group Transport & Environment. Läs mer…

Tesla chief Elon Musk smokes marijuana on live web show

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk Billionaire risks further investor anger after plan to take Tesla private and false ‘pedo’ claim Elon Musk smokes a joint on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. Photograph: Youtube Elon Musk, the billionaire chief executive of Tesla, risked provoking fresh concern from investors Läs mer…

Dyson to expand Wiltshire facility to boost electric-car tests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Dyson Ltd Tech company invests £200m in Hullavington site to double vehicle-testing capacity James Dyson photographed with an early Austin Mini. The engineering company is developing an electric car that is due to be ready for road testing in 2020. Photograph: Richard Saker for Läs mer…