Hilton Holloway Associate editor

Hilton has two product design degrees and used to design mountain bikes. Realised that cars were a lot more interesting in 1990, and has been writing about them ever since.
Citroën C3

New Citroën C3 supermini reflects C4 Cactus styling

New C3 supermini gets major customisation options with 36 possible colour combinations; three petrol engines also offered

29 June 2016
Bentley Arnage
Bentley Arnage

How the Porsche MSB platform will transform future Bentleys

Porsche-developed MSB architecture will improve handling and weight-distribution of future Bentley models

28 June 2016
The Parisian emissions restrictions will become progressively stricter until 2020

Paris older car ban: classic cars now exempt

New restrictions designed to lower pollution levels will ban cars registered before 1997, but classics more than 30 years old will be exempt

27 June 2016
Audi A5

Analysis: How does Audi seduce its buyers?

Finely polished vehicles with precision-made interiors are just a few of the factors which attract consumers to the brand

17 June 2016
Citroen Cactus

Why Citroën and Mazda are putting an emphasis on comfortable cars

Two manufacturers are bucking the trend for dynamic vehicles by creating softer-riding, more comfortable vehicles, and it is a welcome move

16 June 2016
Volkswagen EV

Volkswagen wants to sell three million electric cars by 2025

Bold plans for electrification of the line-up include slashing the model range and using just four platforms

16 June 2016

Mazda reveals new comfort-focused electronic chassis system

The new technology, named 'G-Vectoring Control', will be released this year. It's part of Mazda's new philosophy: 'prioritising long-distance comfort'

9 June 2016
VW Group flags

Volkswagen is in big trouble - and the emissions scandal is yet to seriously impact

Sales revenue has fallen by 3.4% and after-tax profits are down 20% on last year. VW can't simply engineer itself out of this one...

31 May 2016
Lexus CT200 artist's impression

A Lexus hybrid crossover is on the cards

The unsuccessful Lexus CT200h compact hybrid may be replaced by a new crossover in a bid for a bigger market share

24 May 2016
Extended-range electric van

Extended-range electric van will be made in the UK

The new electric range-extender light commercial vehicle will be built in Coventry, alongside a taxi sibling model

3 May 2016


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Driven this week

  • Audi A3 Sportback 2.0 TDI S line
    First Drive
    28 June 2016
    We've driven the facelifted version of the ever-popular Audi A3 Sportback in 2.0 TDI guise on UK roads for the first time
  • Audi Q2 1.4 TFSI S-Line
    First Drive
    26 June 2016
    The Audi Q2 is the German brand’s smallest SUV yet. Can it impress in production guise on European roads?
  • Ford S-Max Vignale
    First Drive
    24 June 2016
    The Ford S-Max Vignale is the company's premium executive express. Can it really be worth the extra over the standard S-Max?
  • Volkswagen Scirocco GTS
    First Drive
    23 June 2016
    Still a really fun and likeable coupé but the extra power doesn't justify the VW Scirocco GTS's high price
  • Ford Fiesta ST200
    First Drive
    23 June 2016
    Fresh from testing it abroad, we've just got our hands on the Ford Fiesta ST200 for a blat on UK roads