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Budget 2016 - reading between the lines

The Chancellor's latest Budget is good news for motorists and begins long-term planning for the future of congested cities

by Hilton Holloway
17 March 2016
Industry
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Aston Martin and Red Bull’s hypercar: you read it here first

Aston Martin, Adrian Newey and Red Bull have confirmed they will launch a hypercar in 2018, a story Autocar first broke last summer

by Jim Holder
17 March 2016
New cars
Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda Kodiaq SUV could become the manufacturer's flagship model

Skoda may be a late entry into the SUV market, but it could become a big player if it's smart with the pricing of its new Kodiaq

by Darren Moss
16 March 2016
New cars
BMW sales

Has BMW signalled the sales peak for premium car makers?

As BMW announces its latest financial results, the brand ponders its next step as it reaches the pinnacle of its sales

by Hilton Holloway
16 March 2016
Industry
Peugeot 2008 Dakar
Lift off in the Peugeot 2008 DKR with Mr Dakar, Stephane Peterhansel

Lift-off in the Peugeot 2008 DKR with Mr Dakar, Stéphane Peterhansel

Peugeot's 2008 DKR dominated January's Dakar Rally. Autocar hitches a lift with the winner, cross-country rally legend Stéphane Peterhansel

by Autocar
15 March 2016
Dakar
Would you fit a black box recorder to your car?

Would you fit a black box recorder to your car?

More and more drivers are willing to be tracked in exchange for the promise of cheaper insurance. Would you do it?

by Jim Holder
14 March 2016
Motoring
Google Lexus

Google autonomous vehicle crash - are we ready for self-driving cars?

The accident rate might be tiny, but slip-ups like this could prove dangerous to human life

by Autocar
12 March 2016
Industry

What is a truly autonomous car?

Manufacturers have different opinions on what true autonomy is and different expectations of when that technology will be available

by Mike Duff
8 March 2016
Industry
BMW Vision Next 100 concept

The BMW Vision Next 100 is bold - but are customers ready for the future?

BMW's Vision Next 100 is a concept car in the purest sense - styled by designers for tomorrow's generation

by Jim Holder
7 March 2016
New cars

Celebrating 20 years of Cupra

Seat’s sporty sub-brand has been around since 1996. To celebrate, we look back and sample the first Leon Cupra, complete with 4WD and a 2.8-litre V6.

by Alan Taylor-Jones
1 March 2016
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