2019 BMW 5 Series: mild-hybrid tech added to 520d models

BMW brings 48V generator tech to 520d engine, while new M Performance options are added to range

23 September 2019
News

Vauxhall Viva and Insignia Sports Tourer taken off sale

City car is axed earlier than expected, while the brand's largest estate disappeared from its website earlier this month

23 September 2019
News
Industry
Citroen Berlingo 2019 long-term review - hero front

Citroen Berlingo long-term review

Returning MPV trendsetter has six months to prove van-style people carriers still have a place on our roads alongside SUVs

23 September 2019
Long-Term Review

Mercedes-Benz could end discounts under new sales process

Manufacturer is planning a radical overhaul of its dealer network that would give it control of the sales process

23 September 2019
News
Industry
Aston Martin DBS drifting - front
Aston’s atmo V12 packs a refined 510bhp punch

Used car buying guide: Aston Martin DBS

You might need a win on the premium bonds to afford it, but prices for Aston’s DBS, a former 007 car, have never been so low

23 September 2019
News
Used cars
Future Jaguar F-Type, as imagined by Autocar
F-Type sports car could be reinvented as a hybrid or full EV

Jaguar could revive C-X75 concept as next-gen F-Type

Mid-engined layout and electric power are in play for next-generation 911 rival

23 September 2019
News
New cars
Audi A8 spotlight cutaway
Advanced lighting technology, like this Audi A8 laser spotlight developed by Hella, makes night driving safer but is an enabler for EV technology as well

Under the skin: Why LEDs are a bright idea for fuel economy

Light-emitting diodes cast a brighter glow and use less energy, but there are other benefits as well

23 September 2019
News
Technology

EU motor industry leaders unite against ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Organisations representing vehicle and parts makers across EU and UK call for no-deal to be ruled out to avoid “severe” consequences

22 September 2019
News
Industry

20 things cars couldn’t do a decade ago

A look at the remarkable prototype technology that has arrived in production cars in just the past decade

22 September 2019
Slideshow
Rimac poses with his C_Two, for which the writing is on the wall

How Croatian supercar firm Rimac is shaping the future of fast cars

Mate Rimac describes the first hypercar his firm created as "an electric car built by petrolheads", but even the 1888bhp follow-up is only part of the story

22 September 2019
News
Features
Land Rover LCV2/3 at British Motor Museum, Gaydon
Use of aluminium for the chassis saved weight

The reinvented Land Rover Defender that never was

Resurrecting Land Rover’s icon is nothing new, as we discovered when we met the man behind the 1997 LCV2/3

22 September 2019
News
Features
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How the Volkswagen ID R conquered China's toughest road

We watched the blistering electric racer set another record on one of the world’s most spectacular mountain roads

21 September 2019
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