Steve Cropley Editor-in-chief

The old fart of the office, Steve stays keen because he loves all things new and different, especially the current strain of ultra-efficient cars. 'There has been more fundamental change in the past six or seven years of my hacking career than in the previous 30,' he says. 'I can hardly wait to see what car-makers give us next week, let alone next year.' Follow Steve on Google+

In praise of Ronald 'Steady' Barker

Steve Cropley looks back on the life of Ronald 'Steady' Barker, who passed away last weekend

28 January 2015

Cropley on cars - driving the best Kia yet, Aston Cygnet's new life

New Sorento takes the Kia a step farther into 'premiumness'; don't laugh about the Aston Martin Cygnet, because it has a long and useful life ahead

28 January 2015

2015 Jaguar XE - pricing, specification, gallery and video

Jaguar's new BMW 3-series rival arrives in May, powered by an advanced range of Ingenium engines and costing from £26,995

27 January 2015
PSA Peugeot Citroen seeks partners for Hybrid Air tech

PSA puts Hybrid Air technology on back burner

PSA's innovative and fuel-saving Hybrid Air technology is being scaled down because of rising development costs

22 January 2015

Look for bargains among the non-classics

After some serious used-car value? Forget 'image' and 'premium' and you're in

21 January 2015

2016 Ford Focus RS - engine details, reveal date and video

Third-generation Ford Focus RS, powered by 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine, is now confirmed and will go on sale in 2016

21 January 2015

2016 Bentley Bentayga SUV - engines, specification and gallery

Bentley's first SUV, dubbed Bentayga, will go on sale in 2016 for a starting price upwards of £130,000

20 January 2015

2015 Kia Sorento KX4 review

Handsome third-gen Sorento urban crossover now has everything to tackle rivals – except a big name

19 January 2015
First Drive

It's getting tougher to play the car name game

The Detroit motor show has seen some truly inventive car names revealed, but who will complain about F-Pace and Bentayga in the long run?

13 January 2015

2015 McLaren Sports Series - latest picture

McLaren's entry-level supercar will be priced from £130,000 when it goes on sale following the New York motor show in April

12 January 2015


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