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Inside the industry: Why it's time for another Alfa Romeo reboot

Inside the industry: Why it’s time for another Alfa Romeo reboot

In the UK last year, just 1574 Alfa Romeo cars were registered – less than lacklustre Smart (1581) and clinging-to-life Subaru (2107), and barely more than Ssangyong (1525). The news is no better elsewhere around the globe: Alfa’s modern-day high point in European volume terms came in 2001, when it registered 205,431 cars. Pre-pandemic, it managed …

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Inside the industry: Arguing for ICE over EV? Time isn't on your side

Inside the industry: Arguing for ICE over EV? Time isn’t on your side

Are we in the midst of ‘climate change’ or a ‘climate emergency’? Personally, I don’t think there’s a debate. My outlook is set towards emergency, forged on the groundswell of scientific research pointing that way and amplified by images of extreme weather events of recent months and years. But, because I rely on the testimony of experts rather …

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Ford’s High-Profile Electric Truck Shows Auto Industry Gunning For Tesla’s EV Market Lead

Ford’s High-Profile Electric Truck Shows Auto Industry Gunning For Tesla’s EV Market Lead

The ease with which next-generation electric vehicle companies Rivian, Lucid and Fisker raked in billions of dollars from investors in 2021–combined with Tesla blowing past a once-unthinkable market cap of $1 trillion–marked the shift to an automotive era that’s racing to kick climate-warming carbon fuels. In the year ahead momentum shifts to auto giants General …

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