The Renault Twizy has been crowned the most “vegan-friendly car” according to research, which looked at the materials used to upholster seats, steering wheels, gearsticks, and handbrakes, as well as CO2 emissions in its Kinder Car Index.

On the other side, the Vehicle Recycler’s Association has awarded Synetiq the Stage 1 UK Standard for Reclaimed Parts from End-of-Life Vehicles, following a two-part assessment at the company’s Doncaster HQ. The new industry standard covers the removal, processing and traceability of parts from damaged vehicles, ensuring they are safe for use