major European automotive bodies are warning of the potential damage that Brexit could do to the automotive industry

Leading EU automotive bodies warn of potential Brexit damage

The automotive bodies' stance on protecting the industry in the wake of Brexit reflects that of the UK equivalent, the SMMT, according to its chief executive Mike Hawes

27 April 2017
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Industry
2017 Suzuki Swift

2017 Suzuki Swift on sale in June priced from £10,999

Suzuki’s Ford Fiesta rival is larger and more practical than its predecessor; there's also a hybrid version

27 April 2017
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Lotus Elise Sprint

Lotus Elise Sprint 2017 review

The latest incarnation of the Elise may be out of its depth on track, but on the public road it is probably the purest version since the original

27 April 2017
First Drive
Swallow Doretti

Throwback Thursday: 1954 Swallow Doretti road test

We tested the Doretti, a two-seat roadster related to the Triumph TR2, and built in Walsall by an offshoot of Jaguar

27 April 2017
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Throwback Thursday
UK car manufacturing hits 17-year high thanks to growing exports

UK car manufacturing hits 17-year high thanks to growing exports

British manufacturers built 170,691 vehicles this March - 7.3% more than they did last March

27 April 2017
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Industry

BMW 530e iPerformance 2017 review

The compromises of adding a plug-in hybrid drivetrain to the 5 Series make the new 530e iPerformance tough to recommend

26 April 2017
First Drive
2017 BMW 440i Coupé

BMW 440i Coupe 2017 review

The assumption was that a few minor tweaks to the 2017 BMW 440i Coupé wouldn't make much of a difference. It turns out they do

26 April 2017
First Drive
Autocar magazine 26 April – out now

Autocar magazine 26 April – out now

This week: New Porsche 911 GT3 driven; Land Rover Discovery faces rivals; MG E-Motion and the Shanghai motor show

26 April 2017
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This week in Autocar
Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche 911 GT3 2017 review

Brilliant new Porsche 911 GT3 picks up where the previous GT3 RS and 911 R left off

26 April 2017
First Drive
Ducati

Volkswagen considers Ducati sale amid Dieselgate cost-cutting measures

Following various money-saving measures in motorsport, Ducati could be the first Volkswagen Group brand to be sold off to pay off Dieselgate costs

26 April 2017
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    First Drive
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    Seat's fastest Leon ST is fun to drive quickly and has enough space for all the family, but VW's own Golf R Estate is even better to drive
  • Porsche 911 GT3 manual 2017 review
    First Drive
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    The new 911 GT3 is an excellent machine; does the addition of a manual gearbox make it even better?
  • Skoda Karoq
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    The Yeti has morphed into the Karoq for its second generation, and this early drive reveals a solid, practical small SUV that could challenge the class best
  • Opel Ampera-e
    First Drive
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    Opel's second-generation Ampera is smaller than the first, and now purely electric. It's also very capable with a remarkable range
  • Lotus Elise Sprint
    First Drive
    27 April 2017
    The latest incarnation of the Elise may be out of its depth on track, but on the public road it is probably the purest version since the original