Greg Kable European editor

Autocar's German motor industry expert lives 10 minutes from Mercedes' HQ in Stuttgart. Says the autobahns are reason enough for him not head back to his native Australia just yet.
EV Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz set to release four EVs by 2020

Mercedes-Benz C-Class and S-Class are said to be the inspiration behind the new EV saloon models

21 May 2016
Audi S3 Saloon

2016 Audi S3 Saloon review

Hot four-door version of Audi's new A3 gains a new look, more equipment and more power for 2016. Does that also equal more fun?

18 May 2016
First Drive
Audi A3 Sportback 2.0 TFSI Sport

2016 Audi A3 Sportback 2.0 TFSI Sport review

New 2.0-litre petrol joins the A3 range in place of Audi's older 1.8, offering more power and lower running costs. We've driven it abroad

18 May 2016
First Drive
Mercedes S Class Cab

Mercedes loses patent battle over Airscarf ventilation system

German cars to have their systems deactivated; other markets - including the UK - are not affected

13 May 2016
Porsche V8

Porsche reveals new 542bhp V8 petrol engine

New twin-turbo V8 will power future Panamera Turbo and Cayenne Turbo models; will also feature in Audis, Bentleys and Lamborghinis

6 May 2016
2017 BMW i3

BMW i3 gets new battery and big boost to its range

Larger battery pack gives the i3 a longer range and can be retro-fitted. It goes on sale in July 2016

1 May 2016
BMW i8

Facelifted BMW i8 will get extra power, longer range

Late-2017 facelift will bring variants upon the i8 to market, as well as upgraded power and range

30 April 2016

Germany announces electric vehicle subsidies

German government plans to offer incentives for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, with a target of 500,000 sales by 2020

27 April 2016

New Porsche 718 Cayman: specifications and official video

Porsche’s revised and renamed mid-engined coupé adopts the same four-cylinder engines as the 718 Boxster; priced from £40k, on sale in September

26 April 2016
Audi R8 Spyder

Audi R8 Spyder makes its UK debut - picture gallery

New R8 Spyder, first unveiled at New York motor show is only 0.1sec slower to 62mph than Coupé; now it's arrived in the UK

25 April 2016


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