Jim Holder Editor

Covered everything from F1 and the WRC to stock car racing and autograss while spending more than a decade at Autosport and Motorsport News. Switched from being editor of What Car? to editor at Autocar. Then went back to What Car? for a second spell... before returning to Autocar once again.
Citroen C4 Cactus is built on the PF1 platform

Citroen, DS and Peugeot commit to two platform strategy

New small and medium car platform to be co-developed with Chinese co-owners Dongfeng

19 April 2015
Divine DS concept highlighted potential use of stone on interior

DS boss hints at innovative new suspension system

Project harks back to original DS hydropneumatic system; radical stone interiors also possible

19 April 2015
The Super Brand Mall is awash with shops selling Western brands

How China is poised to fundamentally shift Western car culture

Ahead of the Shanghai motor show, it's clear the Chinese love affair with Western brands is set to dictate an increasing number of future cars

18 April 2015

New Maserati Levante caught testing at the Nurburgring

Italian company's premium sports-utility vehicle will go on sale late this year, and will be sold in right-hand drive from from 2016

16 April 2015
The Volvo XC90 Excellence shows the firm's understanding of the Chinese market

Volvo and the rise of understated success

Volvo's common-sense approach in the global car market is allowing it to stand apart in a shouty marketplace

15 April 2015
Volvo Concept Coupe is expected to inform styling

2016 Volvo S90 to rival Jaguar XF

Volvo's replacement for the current S80 will be "more distinctive than XC90" and rival top-end models from BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar

14 April 2015
Volvo XC90 Excellence has been revealed

New 2015 Volvo XC90 – new super luxury model, price, engines, pics and review

Luxury version of Volvo's crucial new large SUV revealed, plus full details of the standard range, including prices, engine info and spec

14 April 2015
Our correspondent notes that the American trend of using V-type engines might catch on

Throwback Thursday - Making post-war predictions, 8 April 1916

Despite the First World War bringing all of Europe to a halt, Autocar still had the duty of reporting motoring matters to the public

9 April 2015
The Citroën Aircross concept is powered by a plug-in hybrid drivetrain

Citroën Aircross SUV concept revealed

Aircross concept previews a new family of crossovers and bolder looks for all future Citroën models

8 April 2015
The Vampire jet car produces an astonishing 10,000bhp

Throwback Thursday - 0-260mph in 6.0 seconds, 4 April 2001

In 2001, we strapped Colin Goodwin into the driver's seat of the 10,000bhp Vampire jet car to see what it feels like to reach a record-breaking speed

2 April 2015


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