The motoring world in such a state of turbulence today that predicting what it will be like in five years’ time seems only slightly easier than imagining the situation in fifty. Confusion in the industry and the outside world, in the UK and beyond, not to mention slowly but constantly changing customer tastes and requirements, combine to make the crystal ball particularly cloudy.

Still, there’s nothing like a good challenge, so on that optimistic note let’s make a few guesses about how things will be in 2022. Some of them may turn out to be nonsense, but we’re confident that many will prove to be true.

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