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.
Car emissions testing

Car emissions: legality vs morality

Should emissions scandal outrage extend beyond the scorn being poured on motor manufacturers?

4 February 2016
Blog
Mercedes C220 BlueTec

Mercedes rejects real-world NOx criticism

Mercedes clarifies its stance in the wake of new Dutch environment agency emissions findings

4 February 2016
News
RDE emissions tests start in 2017

Controversy rages as new real-world emissions regs pass crucial vote

Concerns over accuracy of test equipment means legally mandated NOx limit can be exceeded by more than 100%

3 February 2016
News
Tata Nano

Opinion: what price do you put on life?

The rise of economy cars has sparked tensions over safety

3 February 2016
Blog

Renault Alpine concept to be revealed on 16 February

Twitter teaser confirms date of unveiling 16 February; 300bhp hardcore production version lined up, as latest spy pictures show the £50,000 model in testing

29 January 2016
News
Maserati Granturismo

Maserati to introduce hybrids by 2020 to meet average emissions targets

Harald Wester, boss of Maserati, is on record as saying electric vehicles are "nonsense", but the Italian sports car firm is still planning to introduce plug-in hybrids

26 January 2016
News
Audi Q3 CO2 scandal

VW emissions scandal: Audi and Seat deny CO2 cover-up

Audi A1, A4 and Q3 and Seat Ibiza and Leon derivatives have had their fuel economy and CO2 emissions revised

25 January 2016
News
Audi A1 Co2 emissions have changed

VW emissions scandal: So what’s the VW Group done this time?

Autocar has uncovered evidence of Audi and Seat quietly raising official CO2 figures; we ponder the ramifications

25 January 2016
Blog
Kia GT

Kia GT sports car to be joined by Fiesta ST rival

Kia will expand its GT-badged range to include a Fiesta ST rival based on the Rio hatchback, as well as the firm's long-awaited sports car

25 January 2016
News
Nissan Leaf battery

Nissan invests £26.5m in Sunderland battery plant

Investment to keep Nissan 'at the forefront of electric vehicle sales and technology'

21 January 2016
News

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