The best of the week's news, videos, first drives and road tests
19 June 2009

Welcome to's round-up of the best of the week's news, videos, first drives and road tests.

We kick this week's selection off with our videos, including the sensational Renault Clio 200 Cup versus Ford Focus RS showdown.


Focus RS-chasing hatch revealed

New Vauxhall Astra on video

Skoda’s Fabia rally car in action

Car news

Vauxhall Astra interior revealed

F450 packed with F1 tech

A5 Sportback: official images

BMW X1 teaser image

BMW X1 spied undisguised

Mini by Rolls-Royce

Mito to get revolutionary engine

Prototype MG for sale

Infiniti EX from £35,200

Seat Bocanegra adds £700

Citroen's powerful new V6 diesel

Skoda's Octavia GreenLine

Fiat launches Bravo MSN

Fiesta gets automatic 'box

Hummer 'will go green'

'Dodge Charger platform for Alfa'

UK hydrogen cars planned

Renault’s new electric concept

Hyundai leads scrappage sales

Ferrari boss to auction his 599

Bugatti Veyron #001 for sale

Car production down 43 per cent

Tuned Ferrari California unveiled

Update: Geely ‘to buy Volvo’

New 2.0-litre Mondeo Econetic

Renault Megane estate details

Infiniti G37 prices announced

Merc CLS Grand Edition revealed

Prius production increased

Saab owner lays out plans

Fabia Scout launched in UK

Lexus LF-A at Goodwood

First drivesRenault Megane Sport Tourer

Skoda Yeti 2.0 TDI CR 110

Veritas RSIII

Aston Martin DBS V12 5.9 Volante

Renault Scenic 1.5 dCi 110

Road testMazda 3 1.6 TS2

IndustryKoenigsegg hints at Saab plans

Saab sale to Koenigsegg agreed

A brief history of Koenigsegg

A brief history of Saab

Qatar closes on Porsche stake

GM: 'Vauxhall/Opel sale still open'

Hyundai out-selling Vauxhall

Porsche decision ‘in two weeks’

Mass electric use a decade away

GM cuts NASCAR funding

Production to end at Fiat factory

No Euro car recovery before 2011

Renault strengthens China links

Magna to separate from Opel

Ford sales down 16.3 per cent

VW group sales up 1.5 per cent

GM exec goes to GAZ

Bosch sales hit by recession

European car sales tumble

Mustang gets a Track Pack

60,000 sign up to scrappage

Mercedes' young driver's school

Other newsVW’s Engine of the Year Award

New British motor show likely

Caterham gets Euro go-ahead

MotorsportF1 rebels to form own series

Peugeot wins Le Mans 24 Hours

Our Verdict

Ford Focus 2011-2014

Can the Ford Focus capture the hearts and minds of hatchback buyers?

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