Tag Archives: London

Ford brings car sharing experiment to London

Ford Motor Company will begin making its London-based GoDrive car-sharing service available to the public. The service offers access to a fleet of cars for one-way journeys with easy parking throughout the city. The project started as one of more than 25 experiments that form Ford Smart Mobility, Ford’s plan to use technology and innovation to take the company to […]

DriveNow expands fleet with 30 EVs

Today saw the launch of 30 BMW i3’s into London’s DriveNow carsharing service. The BMW/Sixt joint venture offering one-way flexible carsharing in the North London boroughs of Islington, Hackney, Haringey and Waltham Forest. Following their launch in December 2014, this takes their growing fleet total to 270 vehicles being used across the boroughs, offering residents and businesses a viable alternative […]

ClickMechanic secures £320,000 investment

London-based ClickMechanic, the online marketplace for car repairs, has today announced the closure of a financing round of £320,000 from angel investors led by former Just Eat CEO Klaus Nyengaard. The investment will be used to fuel ClickMechanic’s growth, make new hires and accelerate product innovation. Since launching in 2012, ClickMechanic has had users generate over 150,000 car service and […]

MG opens Piccadilly dealership

MG has announced it will open a prestigious multi-million pound flagship dealership in the heart of London’s Piccadilly. MG’s showroom will become a centre of excellence for the iconic 91-year-old brand which is Britain’s fastest growing marque. This is the latest and most significant move in a major expansion of new MG dealerships across the country. In the past 12 […]

GALM attracts TATA and Hexion

TATA and Hexion are set to unveil latest composites and steel grades at the fourth annual Global Automotive Lightweight Materials (GALM) Congress 2015. At the Annual Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Congress 2015 (London, 29th-30th April), material suppliers, Tier 1s and material suppliers will outline how to forge partnerships that will ensure automotive-grade lightweight materials can be provided in abundance at […]