MG production line

Everybody out - Longbridge finally grinds to a halt

MG has decided to halt production at Longbridge after 116 years of near-continuous car production, but why?

by Hilton Holloway
23 September 2016
Industry
Ford Ka mk1

A fond farewell to the Ford Ka

A tiny heavyweight of one of Europe's growing new car classes, and a crucial player in Ford's European history, has met its end.

by Matt Saunders
22 September 2016
Industry
Volvo V40

The safest used cars you can buy

Buying your car second-hand doesn't have to mean compromising on safety

by James Ruppert
22 September 2016
Industry

Why Apple would want to buy McLaren

Dig deeper, and there are good reasons why an Apple takeover of McLaren seems an obvious one. We explain why

by Mark Tisshaw
21 September 2016
Industry
Renault Zoe and BMW i8

Buying a Renault Zoe: is there such a thing as too much range?

As battery technology advances, will some electric car owners will end up with more range than they need?

by Jim Holder
21 September 2016
Our cars

Inside Volkswagen's Wolfsburg production plant

Europe's biggest car factory was the birthplace of the Beetle and Golf models; today's workforce shows real determination to move on from Dieselgate

by Julian Rendell
19 September 2016
Industry
The Grand Tour - Clarkson, Hammond and May

The Grand Tour - excitement grows for the return of Clarkson, Hammond and May

The new Grand Tour show will launch on November 18; new teaser video shows first footage

by Jim Holder
16 September 2016
Motor shows
Mad Max: Fury Road
Mad Max doesn't actually achieve much in Fury Road

Car critics and the buying public - why don't they agree?

Much like the opinion of film critics, the advice of car experts is rarely followed by the average British motorist

by Matt Prior
16 September 2016
Industry

Flat out at the Nürburgring in a Mercedes-AMG GT R

DTM veteran and Nordschleife specialist Thomas Jaeger takes us on a daunting 7min 46sec ride in the fastest Merc on sale

by Mike Duff
14 September 2016
New cars
JLR Castle Bromwich

Inside the secret morgue at Jaguar Land Rover’s Castle Bromwich plant

Yes, you read that correctly: the Midlands car-making factory has its own morgue, albeit thankfully no longer operational, and we’ve been inside

by Matt Burt
14 September 2016
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