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Renault dominated the Geneva headlines with the unveiling of the production 5
Corporate

Editor's letter: 2024 Geneva motor show was small but worthy

This year marked the return of one of the industry's biggest events – and proved motor shows still have their place

27 February 2024
Autocar Business
Editor's letter: 2024 Geneva motor show was small but worthy
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Ineos owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe
New cars

Ineos isn't a rich man's pet project – it's a proper car maker

Owned by tycoon Sir Jim Ratcliffe, Ineos Automotive now boasts a three-car line-up

26 February 2024
Ineos isn't a rich man's pet project – it's a proper car maker
1960s farming
American farmers stalled in their willingness to adopt new technologies
Electric vehicles

History shows appetite can return for electric cars

The stalling point for EV adoption in the UK could have been predicted in the 1960s - by American farmers

23 February 2024
Autocar Business
History shows appetite can return for electric cars
New cars

Will phone payments make car park machines obsolete?

Prior discusses Autocar's research that found that 83% of motorists would use a machine over apps

17 February 2024
Will phone payments make car park machines obsolete?
ac q4etron charging sportback
New laws are forcing car makers to sell more EVs from this year
Electric vehicles

Car makers are hitting back at 'vocal anti-EV campaign' with facts

Major manufacturers remain buoyed as House of Lords report highlights 'misleading' articles from mainstream media

16 February 2024
Autocar Business
Car makers are hitting back at 'vocal anti-EV campaign' with facts
Matt Prior opinion
Mantara, RV8, Griffith: early ’90s was a great time for simple thrills
New cars

Not all cars were better "back in the day"

Prior talks about how we don't have to tolerate badly performing cars anymore, but basic thrills are still available

10 February 2024
Not all cars were better "back in the day"
Electric vehicles

UK electric car goals unachievable without purchase incentives

Lobby groups, car makers and even the House of Lords have called for incentives to spur private market demand

9 February 2024
Autocar Business
UK electric car goals unachievable without purchase incentives
Matt prior
MIRA’s Tom Lee shows Prior the future of engineering
New cars

Why simulators are the future of engineering

Prior talks about how car development is hastened when virtual, and why that's good news today

3 February 2024
Why simulators are the future of engineering
Mercedes A200 2023 front cornering
A-Class drove much of Mercedes' volume growth over the past decade
Electric vehicles

Editor’s letter: No more A-Class, no more 'naked Mercedes'

German giant to focus on profitability rather than volume following strategic about-turn

2 February 2024
Autocar Business
Editor’s letter: No more A-Class, no more 'naked Mercedes'
Matt Prior opinion
Do small cars driving slowly bring out the worst in you?
New cars

Do small car drivers have an unfair reputation?

Prior riffs on how automotive prejudice can affect us all and why being in a posh car pays dividends

27 January 2024
Do small car drivers have an unfair reputation?
Matt Prior opinion
Many supercar drivers also own a Toyota hatch for everyday duties
New cars

The brilliance of the Toyota GR Yaris and why 'hooning' is allowed

Prior talks with the chief engineer of the GR Yaris, and riffs on Australia's 'moron tourism'

20 January 2024
The brilliance of the Toyota GR Yaris and why 'hooning' is allowed
Tech, development and manufacturing

Are solid-state batteries the next autonomous cars?

Car makers signpost 2028 as the starting date for mass production, but it's definitely not a given

19 January 2024
Autocar Business
Are solid-state batteries the next autonomous cars?

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Dacia Sandrider Geneva motor show front
The Sandrider takes clear inspiration from 2022's Manifesto concept
Motorsport

Dacia Sandrider makes public debut at Geneva motor show

26 February 2024
Dacia Sandrider makes public debut at Geneva motor show