Jim Holder Former 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 and is now editing What Car? for a second spell.
Changes to Bentley's flagship models have been made in response to customer requests

Bentley Continental GT and Flying Spur facelifts revealed

More power and torque from W12 engine, plus interior and exterior styling changes

3 March 2015
News

No change in philosophy, says Honda chief

Practicality first remains the way forward, despite the performance-focused launches

3 March 2015
News

New Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept previews two-seat sports car

Bold Geneva motor show unveiling signals the Crewe-based manufacturer's intent to take on the likes of Ferrari, Aston Martin and McLaren

3 March 2015
News

DS brand could take 15 years to establish, admits boss

Building the DS brand will be a long job, admits Bonnefont

3 March 2015
News
The Focus RS is a direct hot hatchback rival for the likes of Honda's Civic Type R

2016 Ford Focus RS to offer launch control

Third-generation all-wheel-drive Ford Focus RS will powered by a 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine producing 316bhp, and will come with launch control and a 'drift' button

3 March 2015
News

Cadillac: No plans for Europe until at least 2020

Cadillac boss says global brand needs building before Europe is tackled again

3 March 2015
News
Maserati Ghibli one of several models set to come with a plug-in hybrid option

Maserati plans plug-in hybrids in 2017

Maserati announces it is to make a plug-in hybrid, but it is not keen on the idea

3 March 2015
News

At last, McLaren is celebrating its racing heritage

McLaren finally allows itself to use an illustrious racing past to support plans for a prosperous retail future

2 March 2015
Blog
The state of the Chinese car market is a concern for multinational car companies

The motor industry is at the Geneva show but worrying about China

As the key global players in the automotive industry descend on Geneva, there's growing disquiet about a sales slowdown in China

2 March 2015
Blog
The Mini Roadster was not a sales success; production ends in 2015

Mini Coupe and Roadster unlikely to be replaced

New, higher volume niches are likely to take priority, confirms marketing boss

26 February 2015
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