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.
Vauxhall production

Record car manufacturing goal faces Brexit threat, says SMMT

UK car makers on target to break manufacturing record in 2020 - but industry is worried by the fallout of Brexit

28 July 2016
News
British car production post Brexit sales

To buy a car or not to buy a car? The post-Brexit question

The new and used car market is set to be shaken by the Brexit vote, but it might not be all bad news

28 July 2016
Blog
Rallycross 2016

Designing a tyre to handle 1000bhp of power and 2000lb ft of torque

Electric racing cars wouldn't just change the sport - they'd also push the boundaries of tyre technology

27 July 2016
Blog
Alpine convertible imagined by Autocar
Alpine convertible imagined by Autocar

Alpine sports car could spawn convertible and high-performance models

Reborn brand is contemplating adding a convertible and more powerful models to its hotly anticipated sports car range

27 July 2016
News
Lotus Elise 2020
An Autocar rendering of how the new Lotus Elise could look

2020 Lotus Elise to remain true to its roots

New Lotus Elise is coming in 2020; it promises a renewed emphasis on low weight, driver involvement and value for money

26 July 2016
News
Volvo V40 safety award

Safety should influence car buying decisions

Would knowing nobody had died in a particular car make you consider it more readily?

25 July 2016
Blog
Hampton Village Classic Car Show Citroen DS

Car culture is dying? Not on this evidence

Who said car culture was dying out? Summer's here, and the classic car scene is in full swing

22 July 2016
Blog
VW Matthias Müller faces dieselgate questioning in USA

VW Group chairmen accused of diesel emission cover-up

Three US states launch cases against VW Group, alleging former and current chairmen, plus senior employees, covered up the scandal

20 July 2016
News
Mercedes future bus

Mercedes Future Bus concept revealed

An autonomous bus concept has been revealed by Mercedes-Benz, which envisages it as the future of public transport

20 July 2016
News
New McLaren F1
An Autocar rendering of how the reborn McLaren F1 could look

McLaren F1 to be reborn as ‘hyper-GT’

The iconic F1’s three-seat layout is set to be resurrected in 2018 on an ultra-fast and luxurious new McLaren grand tourer with a 700bhp-plus V8 engine and a £2m price tag

20 July 2016
News

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