What a second Formula 1 world title means for Lewis Hamilton
On top of the world – 2014 world champion 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
Diesel vehicles are at their best on the motorway, but less so in town

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
Toyota says the Mirai can cover up to 300 miles on a single fill-up

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 Mercedes-Maybach S600 is due to cost from around £154,000

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
Jaguar was stung by its uncompetitive foray into Formula 1 in 2000-2004

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
Audi's new look will be informed by the LA motor show's Prologue concept

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
The idea of a Bentley Mulsanne soft-top makes perfect sense
Bentley's Los Angeles concept is a Mulsanne soft-top in all-but name

The idea of a Bentley Mulsanne soft-top makes perfect sense

Although an SUV might ultimately prove more financial rewarding, Bentley would gain massive kudos for taking the open-top Mulsanne into production

by Chas Hallett
19 November 2014
LA motor show
Electric versus hydraulic steering assistance – a knockout blow?
The Jaguar F-type is trading a hydraulic steering for an electric system

Electric versus hydraulic steering assistance – a knockout blow?

From next year the Jaguar F-type will come fitted with EPAS electric steering assistance as standard. Is this the end for hydraulic set-ups?

by Jim Holder
19 November 2014
LA motor show
Car connectivity is becoming big business at the LA motor show
Jaguar Land Rover unveiled its new justDrive app at the Connected Car Expo

Car connectivity is becoming big business at the LA motor show

Proximity to Silicon Valley makes the Los Angeles motor show the ideal place for manufacturers to showcase new car technology

by Chas Hallett
19 November 2014
LA motor show
Mazda CX-3, LA auto show
The Mazda CX-3 was unveiled on the eve of the LA motor show

Mazda CX-3 should be a little big hit in Los Angeles

Mazda's new baby crossover has been unveiled ahead of the LA show's opening – and first impressions are positive

by John McIlroy
19 November 2014
LA motor show

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