Byton K-Byte electric saloon concept
Byton K-Byte electric saloon concept

Autocar confidential: Mini design freedom, Byton's Chinese focus & the end for manual

Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up this week's gossip from across the automotive industry

21 August 2018
News
Confidential
Kia Sportage
Kia isn’t simply all about offering reassurance; it also makes jolly nice cars

James Ruppert: looking for a used car? Consider a Kia

If you’re after a used car, put South Korea’s Kia on the shortlist

21 August 2018
News
Used car buying guides

Co-production cars: the triumphs & disasters

In 2018, the car industry still follows a 250-year old microeconomic theory: economies of scale

20 August 2018
Slideshow
Ford issues latest motor industry Brexit warning

Ford issues latest motor industry Brexit warning

Ford joins ranks of UK car makers in warning no-deal Brexit would be damaging to operations, following significant drop in earnings

20 August 2018
News
New cars
Audi On Demand launched as short-term rental offering

Audi On Demand launched as short-term rental offering

The latest on-demand service is Audi’s, and it has launched in Manchester. It will be extended to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle, Birmingham and London by year’s end

20 August 2018
News
New cars
Suzuki Swift Sport 2018 long-term review hero front

Suzuki Swift Sport long-term review

The Japanese hot hatch is all grown up in terms of character, technology and price, but is it still a fun-loving kid at heart? Let’s find out

20 August 2018
First Drive
Lucid's first model, the Air, is claimed to have 1000bhp and a 400-mile-range

Saudi Arabia in talks to invest $1bn in Lucid Motors

A non-binding agreement has been reached between US electric vehicle company and sovereign wealth fund, Reuters has reported

20 August 2018
News
Industry
Speed limit

Zero-tolerance policy for speeding under official review

Britain's road policing chief claims in new report that the '10% rule' gives the impression that it is "okay to speed"

20 August 2018
News
New cars
Dyson plans three-car EV range

Dyson trademarks Digital Motor for road car use

Latest development in Dyson’s automotive project is the trademarking of the phrase ‘Digital Motor’ for use in association with cars

20 August 2018
News
New cars
Rimac reveals bespoke C_Two California edition with champagne holder

Rimac reveals bespoke C_Two California with champagne holder

One-off California edition gets bright blue paint and custom champagne flute holders inside

20 August 2018
News
New cars

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