Automotive Industry News – 22nd October

October 22, 2021
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This is a fortnightly overview of the main automotive industry stories making the news and key product announcements. It also includes some of the interesting stories and campaigns that have made the news from outside the automotive sector over the past two weeks.

Automotive news

Key industry stories from the last two weeks:




Driver News

Product launches / unveils

Key industry product launches or unveils:

  • Porsche – New Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS set for November reveal
  • Fiat – New special-edition Fiat (500) Red priced from £16,435
  • Range Rover – New 2022 Range Rover teased ahead of reveal
  • Tesla – Tesla Roadster confirmed for 2023 production
  • Ineos – Hydrogen-powered Ineos Grenadier SUV to begin testing in 2022
  • Ford – Facelifted Ford Focus ST launched for 2021 with 276bhp
  • BMW – BMW M135i gains improved handling and exhaust note
  • Mercedes-AMG – New 2022 Mercedes-AMG SL to be revealed next week
  • Rolls-Royce – New Rolls-Royce Black Badge model to be revealed next week

Automotive winners

Non-automotive winners:

Non-automotive losers:


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