Saying goodbye to Wimbledon Stadium
On the last Sunday in March this year, the chequered flag at Wimbledon Stadium fluttered for the final time

Saying goodbye to Wimbledon Stadium

Wimbledon Stadium has closed its doors to short oval racing after 55 years. We watched the curtain fall on London’s last active motorsport venue

23 April 2017
News
Renault Kwid: around the globe in the world's cheapest car

Renault Kwid: around the globe in the world's cheapest car

Can a new city car that costs £4000 survive a winter drive from India, where it is built, to France, where it was designed? We joined the team finding out

22 April 2017
News
New cars
1981 Land Rover Series III, 1995 Porsche 968 Sport, 1958 Citroën 2CV AZ
"An old Porsche, an even older Land Rover and a positively ancient Citroën. I’m not going to pretend they have anything in common, that some golden thread links them and explains their presence in my shed. On the contrary, it is their differences I celebrate."

The perfect three-car garages

Own three cars and you’ll be able to cover all motoring bases, especially if you happen to be as well informed about motors as an Autocar writer. Or so you might think…

22 April 2017
News
New cars
Honda Civic vs Peugeot 308 vs Volkswagen Golf: group test
Honda Civic vs Peugeot 308 vs Volkswagen Golf: group test

Honda Civic vs Peugeot 308 vs Volkswagen Golf: group test

The new Honda Civic has jettisoned the individualism of its forebears for conventionality, but can it beat the establishment? To find out, we've pit it against the Peugeot 308 and facelifted VW Golf

22 April 2017
News
New cars
Citroen C5 Aircross
Tavares hopes the Citroen C5 Aircross, pictured against the backdrop of Shanghai, will help revive PSA's sales in China

China is key to PSA becoming a global car maker

Proving itself in China is fundamental to global success, says PSA Group boss Carlos Tavares, who is confident its new SUVs will help its goals

21 April 2017
News
Industry
Volkswagen 2.0-litre TDI engine
Volkswagen Dieselgate fix causes break downs and reduced performance, says report

Volkswagen denies its Dieselgate fix causes breakdowns

Volkswagen Diesel Customer Forum says owners have suffered increased fuel consumption and reduced performance; manufacturer says this represents less than 1% of cars

21 April 2017
News
Industry
Mercedes-Benz A Saloon concept

Jim Holder - Mercedes-Benz A Saloon concept

When cars look this good, it's little wonder that they'll sell. And, with Mercedes-Benz enjoying a long tradition of turning concepts into near-unchanged production cars, there's little doubt the A-Class Saloon will sell. Sure, this praise is delivered with the faint fear that - like many of Mercedes' small cars - it won't be dynamically on a par with its rivals, but even the cynics have to acknowledge the designers' work in making the firm's cars ultra-desirable.

Shanghai motor show 2017 - our star cars

Autocar staffers pick their top headline act from the Shanghai motor show, now that the dust has settled from Asia's biggest motoring event

21 April 2017
News
Shanghai auto show
New cars for 2017

New Cars for 2017: What's coming this year

Autocar's new cars list gives you all the information on 2017's new arrivals, rounding up all the new models going on sale in the UK

21 April 2017
News
New cars
Income-based speeding fines
Motorists caught at more than 101mph in a 70mph limit could be fined between 125% and 175% of their weekly income, while those breaking the speed limit in a 30mph area will get three points and a 25-75% penalty of their weekly wage.

New income-based speeding fines come into effect on Monday

A new type of proportional fine based on the offender’s weekly income comes into effect on Monday; fines are capped at £2500 on motorways and £1000 elsewhere

21 April 2017
News
New cars
Toyota Prius Plug-in

Toyota Prius Plug-in Business Edition Plus 2017 UK review

Second-generation Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid gets a bigger battery with new 39-mile electric range, more tech and styling updates, but it's expensive

21 April 2017
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    We drive MG’s upcoming Ford Ecosport rival in China-spec; good looks and a smart interior bode well for the UK version