There’s something far more important behind the news that Nissan’s Sunderland plant is to lead the charge (ha ha) in battery manufacturing. In 18 months time, you’ll be able to buy a proper full-sized Nissan hatchback powered entirely by batteries.
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So the UK Government is to give up to £5000 to each buyer of an electric car or plug-in hybrid. How kind of them. Or rather how kind of us, who pay the taxes that are being given away like this. It’s great for getting news headlines, but will it have much real effect?
Would you buy a new car if the Government gave you £2000 to do it? In Germany that’s roughly what you get, provided you scrap one that’s over nine years old. It has meant sales of small cars over there are surging, despite the economic crash. So you won’t be surprised to learn that dealers […]
I dunno if it was just me, but I had a strange sense of deja vu when I saw the Nissan Qazana show car at Geneva 2009. I use the French term advisedly. Clink the ‘read more’ link to see why.
Another wave of catastrophic car-company news this morning, as Honda closes its Swindon plant for a staggering four months. Look around the industry and you see that even the golden boys are in the cack.
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