Bloodhound SSC

Opinion: how Bloodhound can survive

Despite the project now running under a crew of just six, its administrator insists that this new court-sanctioned phase in its eventful history is not the end

by Steve Cropley
15 October 2018
Industry
Tesla Model 3

Opinion: Why a connected car future isn’t about to happen any time soon

With cars becoming ever smarter, you'd think a connected future is just around the corner - here's why that probably isn't the case

by Tim Dickson
15 October 2018
Industry

Opinion: cutting UK plug-in grants could kill the EV revolution

Scrapping incentives for plug-in hybrid vehicles so early on will deal a sizeable blow to a segment just finding its feet

by Lawrence Allan
12 October 2018
Industry
Porsche 935
Porsche 935: you’d better buy a lottery ticket

Matt Prior: why I dislike the new Porsche 935

Porsche's latest limited-run, track-only special isn't doing anything for Prior

by Matt Prior
12 October 2018
Tester’s notes
Jaguar XJ green limo
This is the XJ-based Limo Green, driven by an electric motor backed up by a Lotus-designed 1.2-litre engine

Opinion: Jaguar has already shown it's serious about electric

Given its history, the brand's interest in an all-EV line-up shouldn't be hugely surprising

by Hilton Holloway
12 October 2018
Industry
Skoda Kodiaq vRS 2019 official reveal

Confession time – why I actually quite like hot SUVs

Although they might not make much sense, we've still got a soft spot for high-performance high-riders

by James Attwood
8 October 2018
Industry
BMW Z4
Who’s bothered about ’Ring lap times? The Z4’s makers, evidently

Matt Prior: do Nurburgring lap times matter?

BMW claims its new Z4 is faster than an M2 around a lap of the Nürburgring, but whether anyone cares is another matter

by Matt Prior
5 October 2018
Tester’s notes
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 Series

Why BMW says the 3 Series will ‘kill' the Jaguar XE (and why it won’t succeed)

The Jaguar XE faces ever tougher opposition, but BMW’s hopes that the new 3 Series will finish it off appear to be unfounded

by Jim Holder
3 October 2018
Paris motor show
Kia e-Niro
Kia e-Niro

Opinion: The Kia e-Niro is an EV revolution

Teslas and electric Jaguars are nice, but a practical, mass-market EV with a proper range should convince more buyers

by Lawrence Allan
2 October 2018
Paris motor show
BMW 3 Series
The all-new BMW 3 Series

Is the joy of driving dead? BMW doesn’t think so and nor do I

Opinion: new 3 Series shows that driver engagement still needs to be a top priority for car makers

by Jim Holder
2 October 2018
Paris motor show

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