23rd August 2021

Weekly Brief: Unconnected Cars Come into their Own Amid Semiconductor Crisis

The global shortage of semiconductors continued to wreak havoc across the automotive industry last week. Semiconductors, which enable technology like in-dash infotainment and advanced driver assistance systems, have been...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


27th July 2021

Renault Shows Diesel has a Way to Go

While we are being told the future belongs to the BEV, in many markets the present is firmly diesel power as confirmed by Renault’s powertrain line-up for its new...


18th June 2021

Renault Extends European Mobility Offering

Renault has unveiled a wide-ranging strategy to boost mobility and BEV options for urban consumers. It announced three niche vehicle solutions to promote EV adoption in the hope that...


10th June 2021

Russian Clean Car Import Quotas Risk EV Take-Up

In the past month, the Russian government allowed some fragments of its green transport strategy 2030 to go public. Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov said at the...

By Roma Nazarov


1st June 2021

Weekly Brief: Germany Takes Aim at Driverless Tech Dominance

Germany is the first country in the world to legalize fully autonomous vehicles on public roads. The landmark legislation passed both the lower and upper chambers of Germany’s parliament...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


4th March 2021

Pandemic Proves a Good Gig for Carsharing

The carsharing business may exit the COVID-19 pandemic in a stronger market position than it was in before the virus shut down the global economy last year. Rental car...

By Robert Gray


15th February 2021

Nissan LCV Strategy to Exploit Europe’s Home Delivery Boom

Nissan hopes to tap the booming home delivery market in post-pandemic Europe with a focus on a new range of compact LCVs sporting both ICE and BEV powertrains. The...


13th January 2021

Renault’s Bid for Slice of LCV Hydrogen Cake

Renault has set its sights on becoming a major force in van and taxi hydrogen powertrains by teaming up with a fuel cell pioneer. The automaker has signed a...


20th November 2020

Renault Claims Success with Three-Year AV Project

Renault says it has completed its three-year real-world autonomous driving project claiming success with both its technology and consumer confidence. Starting in September 2017 in a region to the...


18th November 2020

Mini Reveals its own Urbanite Driverless Lounge

Mini is the latest automaker to off the rolling lounge concept as its vision of what a driverless future could look like. Following in the tire tracks of the...


4th November 2020

VW to Electrify Greek Island

Following Renault’s BEV take-over of a French town’s transport, Volkswagen has gone one better with the electrification of an entire Greek island. The automaker has announced it will establish...


16th October 2020

Renault Mégane eVision Boasts Range-Topping Power

Renault has unveiled one of the most powerful cars in its passenger range in the shape of its concept Renault Mégane eVision. Boasting 213bhp from its single front axle...