How Thor and his colleagues are helping Volvo to build safer cars

How Thor and his colleagues are helping Volvo to build safer cars

Crash tests that replicate real-world incidents such as a car running into a ditch enable manufacturers to come up with more sophisticated safety systems

by Matt Burt
4 December 2014
New cars
Aston Martin DB10

007's Aston Martin DB10 is a natural fit

The Aston Martin DB10 is the latest James Bond car from the British brand - and the relationship feels as strong as ever

by John McIlroy
4 December 2014
Concept Cars
I don't believe youngsters have fallen out of love with driving

I don't believe youngsters have fallen out of love with driving

Statistics suggest that today's teenagers aren't interested in passing the driving test, but my experience suggests otherwise

by James Ruppert
1 December 2014
Anything goes
What’s the most British car ever made?

What’s the most British car ever made? Have your say

Jaguars, Bentleys, Rovers and even a Bristol. James Ruppert counts down his top British cars

by James Ruppert
25 November 2014
New cars
What a second Formula 1 world title means for Lewis Hamilton

What a second Formula 1 world title means for Lewis Hamilton

With two world championships under his belt, the British driver could now push on to become one of the sport's all-time greats

by Matt Burt
24 November 2014
Motorsport
White Van Man is about to kick up a stink

Why White Van Man is about to kick up a stink

A European legal judgment could force the UK to sweep older diesel-fuelled vehicles off the streets

by Hilton Holloway
21 November 2014
Industry
LA motor show proves our hydrogen future is coming up fast

LA motor show proves our hydrogen future is coming up fast

Volkswagen, Audi and Toyota all showed off their near production-ready hydrogen-powered cars in LA, and now all that's needed is the infrastructure to support them

by John McIlroy
21 November 2014
LA motor show
The return of the Maybach name is about more than just a car

The return of the Maybach name is about more than just a car

After a two-year hiatus, the Maybach name is back on the first of a new range of cars. Could Mercedes finally find its super-luxury cloud is tinged with silver?

by Andrew Frankel
20 November 2014
LA motor show
Why Jaguar’s return to top-flight motor racing is inevitable

Why Jaguar’s return to top-flight motor racing is inevitable

The British manufacturer needs to prove its sports cars against Porsche and Aston Martin, but it must be wary of repeating its Formula 1 debacle

by Jim Holder
20 November 2014
LA motor show
Design boss Marc Lichte is leading Audi in a bold new direction

Design boss Marc Lichte is leading Audi in a bold new direction

Audi has thrown away the cookie-cutter and has promised to make its upcoming models more interesting to the eye

by Mark Tisshaw
20 November 2014
LA motor show

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