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UK car output plunges to lowest level since 1950s

Jul 30 2020

LONDON British car production fell by more than an annual 40% in the first half of the year to the lowest level since 1954 as the coronavirus pandemic shut factories and dealerships, an industry body said on Thursday.

UK car output plunges to lowest level since 1950s

Jul 29 2020

LONDON, July 30 British car production fell by more than an annual 40% in the first half of the year to the lowest level since 1954 as the coronavirus pandemic shut factories and dealerships, an industry body said on Thursday.

Aston Martin losses grow as sales tumble at James Bond's carmaker

Jul 29 2020

LONDON Carmaker Aston Martin , which has changed its boss and brought in a billionaire investor this year, posted a deeper first-half loss of 227 million pounds ($293 million) on Wednesday amid a slump in sales.

Uber defends business model in UK court battle over workers' rights

Jul 21 2020

LONDON Uber was defending its business model on Tuesday at Britain's Supreme Court in a battle over rights in the workplace that could have ramifications for millions of Britons earning a living in the gig economy. | Video

Uber defends business model at UK's Supreme Court

Jul 20 2020

LONDON, July 21 Uber will defend its business model on Tuesday at Britain's Supreme Court in a battle over rights in the workplace that could have ramifications for millions of Britons earning a living in the gig economy.

Ineos may switch vehicle production to France, puts Welsh ops on hold

Jul 07 2020

LONDON Britain's Ineos, which is planning to build an off-roader in Wales to rival the likes of the Land Rover Defender, may make it in France instead at a factory Daimler has put up for sale.

Beaches beckon as England to end quarantine for more than 50 countries

Jul 03 2020

LONDON Britain will end coronavirus quarantines for people arriving in England from more than 50 countries, including Germany, France, Spain and Italy - but not the United States - the government said on Friday. | Video

'Bubbles': How England plans to reopen schools to all pupils

Jul 02 2020

LONDON All pupils in England will be expected to return to school in September as part of government plans unveiled on Thursday, which include dividing students into separate groups to limit the spread of COVID-19.

UK car sector calls for more government help to handle virus hit

Jun 23 2020

LONDON Britain's car industry called on the government to introduce additional measures such as a sales tax cut to boost the sector as a third of automotive workers remain furloughed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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