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Ford Announce Scrappage Scheme

Ford is the latest car company to launch an incentive for UK consumers to trade in cars over seven years old, by offering £2,000 off some new models. Unlike schemes by BMW and Mercedes, which are only for diesels, Ford will also accept petrol cars. Ford said all of the part-exchanged vehicles will be scrapped,

Amazon says others can disrupt the auto industry

Traverse City — What will the auto industry do if Amazon looks to start selling vehicles online? The potential disruption of direct internet sales and other influences by technology companies was a topic of discussion this week as automakers, suppliers and engineers gathered in Traverse City for the Center for Automotive Research’s annual Management Briefing Seminars.

BMW M8 to use Turbo V8

BMW is working to get its M8 and M8 Convertible ready for their launches in the coming months – and recent sightings at the Nürburgring show how hard the model is being pushed during development. In the video below, a coupé can be seen driven at pace around the Nürburgring. A convertible was seen on nearby roads in

UK Car Production Falls

Output from British car factories fell by 13.9% to 136,901 vehicles in June 2017, new figures out today show. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reported the drop and said that faltering demand was finally catching up with a sector that has enjoyed a long boom. The fall in demand appears to be

Ford Diesel Scrappage Offer

LONDON — Ford Motor became the latest automaker to offer cash to UK drivers if they scrap the most polluting vehicles on the roads, targeting about 15 million cars and vans across the country. From Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, Ford will offer to pay drivers as much as 4,000 pounds ($5,200) for cars and 7,000