Opinion: What was the new look WRC like?

Opinion: What was the new-look WRC like?

Faster cars and a mixed up timesheet, but is the 2017 World Rally Championship better than before?

by Sam Sheehan
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WRC
Toyota's new WRC boss - Tommi 'Flying Finn' Makinen on 2017
Toyota Gazoo Racing team principle Tommi Makinen

Toyota's new WRC boss Tommi 'Flying Finn' Makinen on 2017

Four-time world champ Mäkinen is happy staying out of the car, but he still likes to pass on driving advice

by Sam Sheehan
21 January 2017
WRC
Mercedes 190E

Used Mercedes | Life with a 190E - part 4

There's still work to do regards the cold starts, but the old Merc proves a brilliant long-distance companion once thoroughly warmed-up

by Rory White
20 January 2017
Anything goes
Fastest cars in the world

0-62mph times: it’s time to add another decimal place

The acceleration space race happening right now means we need to adapt – and fast

by Jimi Beckwith
19 January 2017
New cars
Vauxhall Crossland X
Vauxhall Crossland X

It's unclear how the Vauxhall Crossland X fits into the range

The all-new Vauxhall Crossland X has been revealed, but it's near identical in size to the existing Mokka X - so what's the company's plan?

by Rachel Burgess
18 January 2017
New cars
Comment: Why Skoda's future looks brighter than ever

Comment: Why Skoda's future looks brighter than ever

With Skoda production numbers having tripled since 2000, the only way is up for the Volkswagen Group's Czech brand

by Julian Rendell
17 January 2017
Industry
Nissan Leaf

Why does a Nissan Leaf anger people more than an Audi SQ7?

Life with both a Nissan Leaf and an Audi SQ7 has shown that, oddly, it's the mild-mannered EV that gets the more extreme reactions from other road users

by Vicky Parrott
16 January 2017
Anything goes
Potholes UK national pothole day

The pothole in the Government’s road repair plan

We’re issuing a rallying cry to get this pothole problem sorted, once and for all; send in your ideas - here are ours (with help from an industry spokesman)

by Jimi Beckwith
16 January 2017
Industry
VW dieselgate

Greed, lies and deception - the VW Dieselgate scandal laid bare

VW's plea bargain in the US has led to many of the details as to how Dieselgate could happen being laid bare

by Jim Holder
13 January 2017
Industry
emissions

Will London's pollution problem spell the end of diesel cars?

With various global cities turning on diesels and EU air quality regulations repeatedly being broken, the end of diesel engines could be near...

by Hilton Holloway
13 January 2017
Industry

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