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Tesla Model 3

Tesla crosses trillion-dollar milestone with Hertz deal

TESLA has passed the magic market valuation of $1tn, joining Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Google-owner Alphabet in the elite club. It was only in 2020...
Aston Martin DB10, James Bond, No Time To Die

Bond’s the name, James Bond, and my toys don’t come cheap

As No Time To Die finally hits movie screens, it’s been revealed that being James Bond costs an eye-watering £32.3m. Research conducted by online gaming...
DPD Group electric vehicles

Fleets, collaboration and infrastructure: key words to sum-up EV Summit

BV’s RICHARD THOMAS reports on Day Two of the 2021 EV Summit, which focused on vehicle fleets and inward investment THERE ARE companies already running...
Electric car (EV) charging station

EV Summit sees charging sites as major block to global uptake

BV’s electric vehicle specialist RICHARD THOMAS reports from the first day of the EV Summit 2021, being held at the Said Business School of...
Rens crowdfunded, climate-neutral sneakers

World’s first crowdfunded, climate-neutral sneakers — with caffeine

HELSINKI-BASED eco-startup Rens has launched vegan, waterproof sneakers produced from coffee grounds and recycled plastic. The firm released “every-day” sneakers made from 21 cups of...

Israel ice cream row heats up

ICE CREAM maker Ben & Jerry's is to end sales in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The firm intends to construct a different distribution...
Ready Burger - vegan fast food

Plant-based, and growing strong: vegan burger funding hits £2m

ON A MISSION to bring a vegan menu to the high street, plant-based pioneer Ready Burger has closed its first funding round with Crowdcube,...
Gap store closing

More holes in the high street: Gap shuts UK and Irish...

FASHION giant Gap is the latest firm to forego bricks and mortar and embrace e-commerce, announcing plans to close its 81 stores in the...
Sessions Market food selection (Photo: Justin DeSouza)

Sessions Market cooks up an incentive to beat chef shortage

SESSIONS Market has launched a chef incentive and recruitment scheme to boost an industry hard-hit by the Covid pandemic. Founder Dan Warne, previously MD at...
Tat Motors Pune plant

You want chips with that? Semiconductor shortage hits luxury car market

THE OWNER of Jaguar Land Rover, India’s Tata Motors, has announced a quarterly loss of more than £700m — and says a global semiconductor...