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The man with the legendary contacts book. Once went 'under the wire' to scoop a secret Honda; also navigated a Fiat 127 in a road rally. Says the latter was only marginally more risky.

2016 Porsche Panamera - latest spy pictures show new interior

The 2016 Porsche Panamera has been spotted testing on several occasions, with latest spy pictures showing the car's luxurious cabin

3 August 2015
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Nissan's Qashqai won't follow the example set by the Juke in getting a Nismo-tuned version

Nismo-tuned Nissan Qashqai ruled out

Nissan officials pour cold water on any idea of a Nismo-tuned Qashqai, choosing instead to focus on the Juke and GT-R product lines

29 June 2015
News

Morgan's Aero 8 shows the majesty of Goodwood

We ride shotgun in Morgan's new Aero 8, a car that seems especially suited to Lord March's annual garden party

29 June 2015
Blog

Bentley confirms plans to build Speed 6 sports car or baby SUV

Management is weighing up appeal of new two-seater or sub-Bentayga SUV; decision in 2016 or 2017

27 June 2015
News
The Aston Martin Vulcan has been driven up the Goodwood hill by Darren Turner

New Aston Martin Vulcan gets dynamic debut at Goodwood

Aston Martin's new track-only hypercar is priced at £1.8 million, and features an 800bhp-plus 7.0-litre V12 engine

27 June 2015
News

109mph in the Nissan Juke-R 2.0 at Goodwood

The 600bhp concept tackles the hillclimb at the Festival of Speed, completing the run in under one minute

27 June 2015
Blog
The Highways Agency’s proposed rapid charger network is part of a £900m a year budget administered by OLEV

Clarity needed on EV charging infrastructure, says Chargemaster boss

Government investment in EV charging network creates confusion over commercial model

25 March 2015
News
London's charging points could become more reliable under new scheme

London boroughs commit to EV charger maintenance scheme

Southwark and Sutton sign over responsibility for upkeep of their electric vehicle charging points to Source London; other boroughs expected to follow

6 March 2015
News
Around 300 broken electric car charging points in London are set to be fixed by the summer

Broken EV charging points in London finally set to be fixed

More than 300 charging points for electric cars will be fixed "by this summer", as parking fees for EV bays are also set to be introduced

24 February 2015
News

Next-gen Bentley Continental to use Panamera platform

The new Bentley Continental, which will come to market in 2017, could be lighter and sportier thanks to a new Porsche-derived platform

12 November 2014
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