Great Britain in Paris
British automotive leaders met in Paris to emphasise the UK's manufacturing expertise

Could this car-loving UK minister save the British automotive industry?

Brexit has the UK car industry worried, but British under secretary for international trade, Mark Garnier, is keen to secure the right deal

by Steve Cropley
30 September 2016
Industry
BTCC 2016: Brands Hatch season finale

BTCC 2016: Brands Hatch season finale predictions

This season of the BTCC is set to come to a close at Brands Hatch this weekend, but after a record-breaking run an eight-way shoot out for the crown has been created

by Matt James
30 September 2016
Motorsport
Renault Trezor

The Paris show and the tempting unattainability of concept cars

Who doesn't love a concept? Tesla's Elon Musk, it turns out, and anyone who'd like to buy some of the coolest cars ever displayed at motor shows

by Matt Prior
29 September 2016
Paris motor show
The design process behind the Lexus UX concept

The design process behind the Lexus UX concept

The Lexus UX concept previews the next CT200h, but what goes into making a concept like the UX? We find out from designer Stefan Rasmussen

by Rachel Burgess
29 September 2016
Paris motor show
Aston Martin AM-RB 001 hypercar
Aston Martin AM-RB 001 could set a new benchmark for hypercars

The fight for the hypercar crown is bigger than ever

Aston Martin and Mercedes-Benz are to produce ground-breaking 1000bhp hypercars, so don't think Ferrari and McLaren will just sit back and relax

by Andrew Frankel
29 September 2016
Paris motor show
Audi Q5

Audi's new Q5 might be an evolution, but revolution is coming

Those disappointed with the look of the new Q5 won't have long to wait, because radical design from Audi is just around the corner

by Jim Holder
29 September 2016
Paris motor show
Opel Ampera-e
The Opel Ampera-e won't be produced in right-hand-drive form

Opinion: Why isn't the Ampera-e coming to Britain?

The Opel Ampera-e hasn't been developed for right-hand-drive markets; Vauxhall says an EV model will come here in the future, but why we have to wait remains a mystery

by Mike Duff
29 September 2016
New cars
Nissan Micra

New Nissan Micra shows there's still fight in the small car market

Nissan hasn't just reinvented the Micra – it's also added the kind of style and quality that will have other car makers, including Ford, worried

by Jim Holder
29 September 2016
Paris motor show
Renault Trezor

How the new Renault Trezor will continue the French firm’s design revolution

Design is the single most important deciding factor for Renault customers, so it's no surprise that the striking Trezor concept will inspire future models

by Matt Burt
29 September 2016
Paris motor show
Honda Civic Type R concept

Why old-school charm is exactly what the new Honda Civic Type R needs

It's big, bulging and sure to give the Ford Focus RS a run for its money; the new Honda Civic Type R will be one to watch out for

by Jim Holder
29 September 2016
Paris motor show

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