Tag: cars

Rolls-Royce sees demand for luxury cars rebound

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Torsten Müller-Ötvös said business was back to “far more normal” levels The boss of carmaker Rolls-Royce has said global demand for luxury vehicles is rebounding despite the pandemic. Chief executive Torsten Müller-Ötvös told the BBC that markets in Asia, Europe and the US were now “more or less back to normal”. Mr Müller-Ötvös was speaking… Read more →

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US cars ‘must be left out of post-Brexit trade deal’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Campaigners are concerned about pedestrian safety standards for US vehicles Safety experts are urging the UK government to exclude American cars from any post-Brexit trade deal. They say imported vehicles should meet British safety standards for accidents with pedestrians, cyclists and children. UK PM Boris Johnson has indicated he expects cars to be included… Read more →

McLaren offers classic cars to secure virus help

Image copyright Getty Images McLaren is considering raising money by mortgaging its historic car collection and factory to see it through the coronavirus crisis. The Formula One team owner and supercar maker has seen sales and F1 advertising revenues hit as countries globally went into lockdown. Cars on show at McLaren’s Surrey HQ include F1 winners from the 1980s and… Read more →