The new Maybach concept

Opinion: Maybach's SUV concept reminds us how different Chinese tastes are

China is the world's biggest new car market, so it's having a profound effect on the world of design

by Rachel Burgess
24 April 2018
Beijing motor show
BJ80 6×6
The BJ80 6×6. Looks familiar... (Image from carnewschina.com)

Opinion: Copycats like the BJ80 6x6 hurt China's car industry

China's answer to the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 is an unwelcome step backwards

by Mark Tisshaw
24 April 2018
Beijing motor show
Countrywide ban on pavement parking is being considered

Should we be allowed to park on pavements?

With a blanket ban for pavement parking looking possible, we discuss whether it would be necessary

by Matt Prior
20 April 2018
Tester’s notes

Opinion: a plethora of new models is just what Land Rover needs

Land Rover is bridging plenty of gaps with its new SV Coupe plus plans for a Defender pick-up and baby SUVs

by Steve Cropley
20 April 2018
New cars
BMW M2 Competition
BMW M2 Competition

Why BMW decided to raise the bar with its M2 Competition

The BMW M2 has never lacked in driver appeal, so we ask why the M division felt the need to upgrade it?

by Matt Prior
17 April 2018
New cars
Byton concept SUV
Byton revealed its concept SUV today

How hard is it to name a car firm anyway?

Byton's bosses reveal how they came up with the brand name – and why

by James Attwood
17 April 2018
Industry
The first two races of the 2018 season have been short on overtaking

How can we make F1 more exciting?

Our resident Australian Supercars fan considers how F1 could encourage more overtaking

by Matt Prior
13 April 2018
Tester’s notes
Ford Domino's Pizza
Ford has trialled autonomous Domino's Pizza deliveries in the US

How autonomous cars will affect the price of pizza

Ford's self-driving car test programme has created some American Hot topics of discussion - including the cost of food delivery

by James Attwood
12 April 2018
New cars
Ford Focus launch
The Ford Focus ST-Line was the sportiest model shown at the launch. A proper ST will follow

Why Ford will make a new Focus RS (eventually)

The launch of the fourth-generation Focus featured a celebration of its performance past – and that heritage is key to its future

by James Attwood
10 April 2018
New cars
Ford Focus
The Focus is up to 88kg lighter than it was but 20% stiffer overall

Why driver appeal matters for the new Ford Focus

The new Focus is stylish and comes well-equipped - but it's how it handles that will define it

by Matt Prior
10 April 2018
New cars

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