Are energy prices driving UK carmakers to a dead end?

Analysts suggest the country’s automotive industry faces £90 million energy cost hike

Which businesses are the worst hit by soaring energy prices?

Aviation and shipping sectors will be the first to experience the effects of the energy crisis, new analysis shows

UK proposes to maintain anti-dumping measures on steel from China and Russia

Cold rolled flat steel is used in the manufacture of parts for the automotive industry and domestic appliances and can be found in consumer products such as radiators, steel drums and metal furniture

US launches $5m lithium battery workforce initiative

The Department of Energy will support up to five pilot training programmes in energy and automotive communities and advance workshop partnerships for the domestic lithium battery supply chain

Carmakers across EU raided on suspicion of breaking cartel rules

The EU Commission is working closely with the CMA, investigating suspected anti-competitive conduct in relation to the recycling of old or written-off vehicles

EV production soared in worst January for car manufacturing since 2009

Electrified vehicles made up 27.4% of the total car production output, latest figures show

Petrol and diesel prices to hit new record

RAC has warned that drivers will face “greater pain at the pumps”

Jaguar Land Rover EV plans boosted with £500m government loan guarantee

The loan will support the company’s plans to invest about £2.5 billion a year to increase its BEV models

Businesses warn of a joint £1bn energy bill amid price rises

Energy-intensive sectors face a 65% increase in energy bills, according to a new report

West Midlands charges into the future with a new Gigafactory

The 530,000 square-metre facility is predicted to attract an £2.5bn investment and create up to 6,000 jobs