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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+

Nissan Leaf long-term test review: meeting fellow EV owners

Meeting other EV owners is great, until someone goes against the charging station etiquette

28 June 2016
News
Ford Fiesta Mk1

Ford Fiesta Mk1 driven 600 miles to Geneva

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the launch of the Ford Fiesta, we head off on a road trip to Geneva in a 1976 example

25 June 2016
News
A day with Morgan boss Steve Morris

A day with Morgan boss Steve Morris

After joining Morgan at the age of 16 as an apprentice, as of 2013, Steve Morris is now the managing director of the company

19 June 2016
News
Michelin base

This is what happens to tyres at Le Mans

We go behind the scenes at the Michelin base on race night at the 24-hour endurance race

19 June 2016
Blog
Bentley Continental GT

Bentley Continental GT long-term test review: the Conti lifestyle

Our Steve Cropley has experienced an extraordinary few days with some keen Bentley owners including the CEO, Wolfgang Dürheimer

18 June 2016
News
Ford GT race car

Ford GT on class pole position at Le Mans - the secrets of its speed

Ford's technical boss Raj Nair explains how the GT race car was specifically developed with a singular purpose: to win the Le Mans 24 Hours

17 June 2016
Blog
Ford GT Le Mans

Ford's big weekend at Le Mans 2016 begins now

Ford is sparing no expense at Le Mans this year, as the new Ford GT lines up to take on the famous Circuit de la Sarthe

16 June 2016
Blog
Ssangyong

Should we take Ssangyong seriously?

We've seen the likes of Hyundai and Kia transform from also-rans to major manufacturers, and Ssangyong has every chance of following suit

9 June 2016
Blog

New Ssangyong Rexton to lead sales push from 2017

The SUV will go on sale next year priced at less than £30k and will be previewed by a thinly-veiled concept at the Paris motor show

9 June 2016
News
Ford Ka+

Ford Ka city car reborn as five-door Dacia Sandero rival

The Ka+ will be priced below the Fiesta, starting from £8995, and order books are open now

8 June 2016
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  • Audi A3 Sportback 2.0 TDI S line
    First Drive
    28 June 2016
    We've driven the facelifted version of the ever-popular Audi A3 Sportback in 2.0 TDI guise on UK roads for the first time
  • Audi Q2 1.4 TFSI S-Line
    First Drive
    26 June 2016
    The Audi Q2 is the German brand’s smallest SUV yet. Can it impress in production guise on European roads?
  • Ford S-Max Vignale
    First Drive
    24 June 2016
    The Ford S-Max Vignale is the company's premium executive express. Can it really be worth the extra over the standard S-Max?
  • Volkswagen Scirocco GTS
    First Drive
    23 June 2016
    Still a really fun and likeable coupé but the extra power doesn't justify the VW Scirocco GTS's high price
  • Ford Fiesta ST200
    First Drive
    23 June 2016
    Fresh from testing it abroad, we've just got our hands on the Ford Fiesta ST200 for a blat on UK roads