Communities Secretary Michael Gove has warned ministers could amend advertising rules on racing cars.
The Sunbeam made no claims to innovation in its heyday, for its raison d’être was straightforward but good-looking transport at a modest cost. It was also the last wholly British-designed car to emerge from Chrysler’s troubled European operations, as well as being the star of a truly unforgettable TV advertisement.
BMW has updated its hugely popular mid-sized SUV. Darren Cassey headed to BMW HQ in Munich to put it to the test.
Toyota Motor Corp said all new vehicle sales in Western Europe will be zero-emission models by 2035, as the world's biggest automaker complies with tighter emission rules in the region. Toyota, like other car makers, is releasing a slew of electric cars to meet tougher emission regulations in key markets such as Western Europe. Toyota said sales of electrified vehicles, such as EVs and hybrid cars, would help it expand vehicle sales in the region to around 1.3 million units in 2022 from 1.07 million this year.
Toyota has released more details on its low-carbon strategy, which includes a new battery-electric drivetrain/chassis platform, plus a brand-new hydrogen fuel cell, but it is also warning European and the UK governments that a more numerous and better-regulated battery recharging structure will be required if they are to realise the low-carbon benefits of battery technology.
We’ve been putting the miles under the Octavia, but is this time spent together flagging anything up? Jack Evans explains.