Are staff shares a way forward?
A few days ago a third of shareholders at Lookers’ AGM went against the remuneration package earlier recommended by the board, presumably in protest at the near 20% pay rise given to chief executive...Read more
Has the Hyundai experience with its Kona EV shone a spotlight on a potentially huge but so far little talked about fly in the whole EV ointment? You probably know that Hyundai has an order bank of...Read more
Nothing seems to sum up the future direction of the automotive industry more clearly than news that Toyota and parts maker, Denso, are to invest $667m dollars in Uber’s self-driving car division....Read more
If I may corrupt the title of one of my favourite books by Charles Dickens, in the past few weeks I have experienced a Tale of Two Retailers. I’m in the market to buy two cars and after several dips...Read more
In a week when Volvo started an online sales operation, Tesla’s Q1 loss of half a billion cruelly exposed the early costs of producing EVs and VW engineers are working flat out to prevent potential...Read more
Last year’s introduction of WLTP emissions testing caught a few manufacturers and retailers off-guard. This year on 1 September there’s a new emissions test coming in called RDE that could cause...Read more