Williams FW40 revealed – new look F1 is back with a bang

Opinion: The Williams FW40 shows F1 is back with a bang

Williams' new look racer has landed with sleeker, more traditional single-seater proportions; it could signal a return to form for the sport

by Sam Sheehan
17 February 2017
F1 2017
Comment: The Aston Martin AM-RB 001 is practically a racing car

Comment: Why the Aston Martin AM-RB 001 is practically a racing car

The three main partners involved in Aston Martin's ambitious AM-RB 001 project are all motorsport specialists; this bodes very well

by Matt Prior
17 February 2017
New cars
Vauxhall plant

Analysis: how PSA could make Opel profitable again

General Motors Europe has been losing money since 1999, but there could be some ways to turn the Opel brand around under PSA ownership

by Hilton Holloway
17 February 2017
Industry
Opinion: why the UK is terrified of building roads

Opinion: why the UK is terrified of building roads

Air quality is a problem, but why are we moving houses away from roads rather than building bypasses to ease traffic?

by Matt Prior
17 February 2017
Industry
Talbot Lotus Sunbeam
The Talbot Lotus Sunbeam was a rare bright spot for Chrysler Europe under PSA

GM and PSA deal: What happened last time Peugeot bought a car company

The PSA Group purchased Chrysler Europe for a single dollar in 1978 - and things did not go well

by Richard Bremner
16 February 2017
Industry
Ferrari 812 Superfast

Ferrari 812 Superfast: why we should be excited

The numbers for the 789bhp 812 Superfast are astonishing, and there are plenty of other reasons why we can't wait to drive Ferrari's fastest series model

by Matt Saunders
16 February 2017
New cars
Why is a chemical company building an off-road Defender-inspired vehicle?

Why is a chemical company building a Defender-inspired off-road vehicle?

Ineos will ensure the old Land Rover Defender’s legacy lives on with a new model inspired by it – this is why it’s happening

by Doug Revolta
15 February 2017
New cars
Carlos Tavares PSA chairman
Carlos Tavares, PSA chairman

Why would PSA want to buy Opel and Vauxhall?

The company that owns Peugeot, Citroën and DS now wants to take a majority stake in General Motors' European business. Here's why

by Mark Tisshaw
14 February 2017
Industry
Porsche 911 R

Why the return of four-wheel steering should be celebrated

Four-wheel steering has had a reawakening of interest in recent years, and that's great news for drivers

by Mark Pearson
13 February 2017
New cars
Audi Q7
In a pilot project in Hong Kong called Audi On Demand, residents are able to rent a Q7 where parking spaces in the apartment block are limited

How Audi plans to future-proof against fewer sales

A future of decreasing car sales due to car sharing could be on the horizon

by Mark Tisshaw
10 February 2017
Industry

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