Volkswagen ID 3 prototype - front

Opinion: Why Volkswagen needs to reinvent its image

A new logo is just the beginning of a brand-wide revamp that seeks to draw a line under Dieselgate

by James Attwood
22 August 2019
Industry
Oliver Sims racing in Formula E in New York
Alexander Sims took a Formula E pole and led the New York finale

Racing lines: Why Alexander Sims is the ideal Formula E ambassador

Formula E's sixth season gets underway in November, and the BMW driver is hoping he'll return to the grid

by Damien Smith
22 August 2019
Motorsport
Mercedes-Benz EQV launch - front
Mercedes-Benz Vans boss Marcus Breitschwerd is confident about the future of the commercial vehicle segment

Opinion: Why the Mercedes-Benz EQV is an electric game-changer

Stuttgart’s new zero-emission people carrier could take more conventionally fuelled cars off the road than any EV yet

by Felix Page
20 August 2019
New cars
Land Rover Discovery Mk1
Early Discoverys could be set for a modding frenzy

Matt Prior: Here come the modified Land Rover Discoverys

The Jeep, Beetle and Mini have all had their turn, it's time for the 30-year-old Disco to steal some 'scene points'

by Matt Prior
16 August 2019
Tester’s notes
BMW E30 M3 BTCC
Sytner and Weaver ruled BTCC Class B in the late 1980s

Racing lines: Looking back at the drama of BTCC 1989

Today's fast-paced leadership battle brings back memories of when Sierra RS500s chased BMW E30 M3s for the top spot

by Damien Smith
15 August 2019
Motorsport
Using mobile phone while driving

Opinion: Banning phones from roads is easier said than done

The campaign to eradicate mobile phone usage is promising, but is there any feasible means of enforcing such a law?

by Lawrence Allan
13 August 2019
Industry
2004 Rover 75 press picture - front
The 75 was made under BMW’s ownership of Rover

Opinion: BMW could revive British car manufacturing

BMW sold Land Rover nearly 20 years ago, but maintains a strong presence in British industry

by Hilton Holloway
12 August 2019
Industry
Aston Martin DB11 hero front
Luxurious? Yes, but can it squeeze through tiny gaps in traffic? No

Matt Prior: Where are the compact luxury cars?

Space is both one of the main draws, and drawbacks, of a luxury wafter, so do they have to be so big?

by Matt Prior
9 August 2019
Tester’s notes
Aston Martin Vantage DTM racer cornering - front
Paul di Resta will race an Aston Martin in DTM at Brands Hatch

Racing lines: Paul di Resta discusses the same-but-different DTM

German touring car series returns to Brands Hatch this weekend with new engines…and Aston Martin

by Damien Smith
8 August 2019
Motorsport
MG TF leaving Longbridge
BMW had to sell the Rover Group, including MG

Opinion: how Rover’s failings provides a history lesson for UK government

When BMW requested aid to save Rover in 1999, the government refused. We reflect on lessons learned

by Hilton Holloway
5 August 2019
Industry
Lotus Evija studio shoot - side
Evija means 'the living one', but only if you say it properly

Matt Prior: Why pronunciation is a problem for new cars

Will people struggle with the name of Lotus' new Evija electric hypercar? It's hard to say...

by Matt Prior
2 August 2019
Tester’s notes
Human Horizons HiPhi 1
Human Horizons HiPhi 1

Opinion: China's newest EV start-up is worth taking seriously

There are nearly 500 EV start-ups registered in China, and most are doomed to failure. Can Human Horizons be any different?

by Mike Duff
1 August 2019
New cars

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