The SMMT predicts passenger-vehicle sales will rise 0.1% in 2013 to 2.015 million units, with diesel accounting for 52% of demand. New light-commercial-vehicle sales are forecast to rise 3.2% to 250,900 units....More
Industry advocates say the tax revision will help U.K. auto makers capitalize on their global reach, boost R&D investment, safeguard jobs and enhance the country’s status as a prime location to base high-skill operations....More
The region’s auto industry group says total vehicle deliveries were almost 9,000 units ahead of its forecast for the month, but volumes were nearly 20% below like-2007, prior to the global recession....More
This year’s sales projection has been revised downward because of continued weak local demand and economic jitters elsewhere in Europe, but 2012 should see recovery, the U.K. manufacturers group says....More
We call out vehicles with problematic fit-and-finish, materials, ergonomics or unfortunate design choices. Each of these items resulted in points deducted as WardsAuto editors selected the 2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors.