Industry prepares for Brexit headwinds

The UK trade association for the motor trade has ramped up its warning on the ‘catastrophic’ effect of a no-deal Brexit on car manufacturing industry, which we outline here.

We also look at nine challenges that the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has outlined for its members in 2019.

UK electric infrastructure might not be able to cope with plug-in numbers, according to GlobalData research.

With the FCA still yet to publish on the Motor Finance review, we look at its approach on the rent to own sector and what it could mean for customers.

According to GlobalData research, many Euro 6 diesel cars do not comply with emissions regulations, leading to failures for the consumer. We look at that here.

The Chinese slowdown is a sign of a car market readjustment and is not in itself a crash, according to more analysis from GlobalData.

And finally, how will the arrest of Carlos Ghosn affect the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi alliance? We look at that here.

I hope you enjoy reading this issue.

Brian Cantwell, Editor