Brexit impact on car materials

Brexit impact on car materials

After years of arguing, Brexit is getting very real. We understand BMW have announced an increase in RRP of just over £3,000 effective 1 January on the I3. This is due to changes in the “Product Specific Rules of Origin” legislation pertaining to the maximum permitted...
The challenges in creating smaller EV batteries

The challenges in creating smaller EV batteries

Here’s a link to another (excellent) article that talks about the need for OEMs to focus on smaller EV batteries to cut real world CO2 emissions, and the challenges this creates for those seeking cars with longer ranges. I’d read before about Mazda’s MX-30 with its...
Honda calls on government to support hybrids

Honda calls on government to support hybrids

Credit to Honda for this message to the UK Government, which many in the industry will privately agree with. There are, of course, different perspectives here, and there may even be some that will see this as an attack on BEV. But it is not, its a plea for pragmatism....