Monday, 25 October 2021

Tag Archives: CARS

Swiss exports hit new record

BERN: Swiss exports for the second quarter of 2018 totalled 55.7 billion francs (€47.8 billion), a new quarterly record, states a communication from the Swiss Federal Customs Administration. Pharmaceuticals, machinery, precision instruments and watchmaking were some of the sectors that registered new heights, thanks in part to record exports to ...

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UK to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040

LONDON: Britain said on Wednesday it will outlaw the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 in a bid to cut air pollution but environmental groups said the proposals did not go far enough. Environment minister Michael Gove announced the move as part of the government’s ...

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UK VW owners seek compensation over emissions scandal

LONDON: Thousands of Volkswagen owners in the UK are seeking compensation from the carmaker following the emissions rigging scandal. Lawyers said 10,000 owners had already expressed an interest in suing VW. They estimate owners could get “several thousand” pounds in compensation. Lawyers, headed by the firm Harcus Sinclair, are applying ...

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UK car production roars to 17-year high

LONDON: Car production has reached its highest level since 1999, with over 1.6 million models rolling off the production line so far this year, new figures show. Almost 170,000 vehicles were built in UK factories last month, an increase of 12.8pc on November last year and the best total for 17 ...

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