Piech's career spanned the creation of the Porsche 917 to become the head of the supervisory board

Piech's ousting from VW is not the final act

Ferdinand Piech's resignation as head of the VW supervisory board is the beginning, not the end, of a battle for VW's future

by Hilton Holloway
27 April 2015
Industry
A 2002 BMW 330Ci Sport could be the bargain coupé you've been searching for

Two-door wonders to raise a smile

With £3500 to spend on a coupé, the used car world is your oyster. Here are some of my favourites

by James Ruppert
27 April 2015
New cars
Kris Meeke, Rally Argentina 2015
Kris Meeke scored his breakthrough victory on a tough Rally Argentina.

McRae's protégé breaks his WRC duck

Britain has waited 13 years for a new WRC rally winner. Now it has one, after Kris Meeke scored an emotional victory in Argentina.

by John McIlroy
26 April 2015
WRC

Why Mercedes’ TT would make sense

Mercedes-Benz doesn't have a rival to the Audi TT right now, but a two-door coupe would make sense

by Matt Burt
14 April 2015
Anything goes

How far could the bespoke car go?

The aftermarket modified car scene may be long gone but customised transport is still in demand - so how could the mainstream car industry respond?

by Vicky Parrott
23 April 2015
Anything goes
The BTCC pack streams down the famous Craner Curves at Donington Park

The long and the short of British Touring Car Championship action

Short circuit layouts add extra spice to the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship by keeping the action too close for comfort

by Matt James
23 April 2015
BTCC
MG GS on display at the Shanghai motor show

Will an SUV finally give MG some traction?

The MG GS has launched in China and is due in the UK next year. Hilton Holloway asks whether this could be the car which restores MG to significance in the new car market.

by Hilton Holloway
22 April 2015
Shanghai auto show
Our man Burt dons Mini's magic specs

A test run with Mini’s augmented vision driving glasses

We try the high-tech specs that serve up driving information without impairing your field of vision

by Matt Burt
20 April 2015
Shanghai auto show
Great Wall

The ‘new normal’ and what it means for China

The Chinese car market continues to grow but at not quite the same pace

by Jim Holder
20 April 2015
Shanghai auto show

Why Mercedes can't wait to launch the GLC in the UK

Don't be fooled by the concept car looks - the GLC Coupe previews something much more significant for Mercedes that's launching this summer

by Andrew Frankel
19 April 2015
Shanghai auto show

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