Tata Nano production peters out with little fanfare
The Tata Nano, once hailed by its maker as a "milestone in frugal engineering" and a "people's car", is ending production with the merest of whimpers.
In figures obtained by Bloomberg, just one Tato Nano was produced in June 2018, compared to 275 during the same time last year. Tata has confirmed to the business publication the Nano in its "present form cannot continue beyond 2019".
Remember the Aston Martin Cygnet? Platform sharing has created some strange tie-ups throughout history, but the Cygnet was one of the strangest, sharing its underpinnings with the lowly Toyota iQ. Perhaps unsurprisingly, it was an absolute flop.
BMW M Performance Parts Concept bound for Goodwood
BMW will show off the range of M Performance Parts available for the M2 – and some that aren't yet available – at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with the grey-and-gold M Performance Parts Concept.
The most noticeable changes to the base M2 come in the form of BMW M Performance carbon-fibre pieces, which help shave more than 60kg from its kerb weight.
Fiat workers to strike over Ronaldo's transfer to Juventus
The union representing manufacturing workers at Fiat in Italy has announced strike action to protest the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid to Juventus, a football club owned by Fiat Chrysler's (FCA) parent company.
In order to gain Ronaldo's services, Juventus is paying Real Madrid a €105 million ($166 million) transfer fee over two instalments. The 33-year old Portuguese striker will be paid roughly €30 million ($47.5 million) per year for four years.
McLaren has already dropped the headline details of the forthcoming 600LT, but with the car’s official unveiling at the Goodwood Festival of Speed we can now tell you more about this stripped and whipped hellion, with the stand-out feature being that it will indeed be quicker around most circuits than the 675LT it follows on to.