Le Mans and Sportscars

Could underdog Alpine be a shock contender at Le Mans?

Alpine Racing’s chief expects little from the team this year – but I think he’s wrong

14 June 2024
Could underdog Alpine be a shock contender at Le Mans?
Electric vehicles

Editor's letter: Why Chinese EV tariffs could backfire on Europe

The European Commission yesterday announced Chinese EVs could be hit with tariffs as high as 38.1%

13 June 2024
Autocar Business
Editor's letter: Why Chinese EV tariffs could backfire on Europe
New cars

Is McLaren's overlapping model range hindering its success?

McLaren has not been without ongoing problems, having lost £873 million last year

8 June 2024
Is McLaren's overlapping model range hindering its success?
Business

As the UK car market grows, these are the trends to watch

The headline figures suggest an increasingly healthy UK car market

7 June 2024
Autocar Business
As the UK car market grows, these are the trends to watch
Geneva motor show

Who killed the Geneva motor show?

In the wake of today’s bombshell news from the event organisers, it’s a question worth exploring...

2 June 2024
Who killed the Geneva motor show?
Matt prior opinion
The EV9 is a cracking car on the whole, but ADAS tarnishes its character
New cars

When automated driver assistance systems go badly wrong

Prior has braking difficulties in a Kia EV9, causing him to question the reliability of software

1 June 2024
When automated driver assistance systems go badly wrong
Government and legislation

Editor's letter: let's have more than empty promises in the election

Irrespective of the party, campaigns now seem to be part of an infinite game of promises to fix stuff that’s broken

31 May 2024
Autocar Business
Editor's letter: let's have more than empty promises in the election
Features

The best cars of Villa d'Este are not at Villa d’Este

The surprises that are found on display, parked up and tucked away are even better than the main event

28 May 2024
The best cars of Villa d'Este are not at Villa d’Este
Matt Prior testers notes autonomous commute
A commute like this will remain the stuff of dreams – for now, at least...
New cars

Self-driving isn't dead, but the autonomous car might be

Various car makers have recently pulled investment from autonomous cars, favouring buses and taxis instead

25 May 2024
Self-driving isn't dead, but the autonomous car might be
citroen c3 review 2024 03 rear tracking
C3 is made to a budget but it doesn't feel cheap – a key part of Citroën's forward-looking ethos
Car sales

Citroën says it's back – and I'm minded to agree

CEO Thierry Koskas wants the French marque to "be a popular brand" again while keeping costs down

24 May 2024
Autocar Business
Citroën says it's back – and I'm minded to agree
New cars

It's harder than ever to know what car makers will do next

From JLR re-adopting its ancient 5.0-litre V8 to Rimac ditching EVs, the headlines seem to be changing fast

18 May 2024
It's harder than ever to know what car makers will do next
Business

Editor's letter: No more questions over future of Cupra and Seat

Since its breakaway in 2018, Cupra has stormed up the sales charts. Not so for Seat, but it still has a future

17 May 2024
Autocar Business
Editor's letter: No more questions over future of Cupra and Seat

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New car news

Volkswagen Golf GTI front three quarter lead
New Golf has redesigned, angular LED headlights and teledial wheels for the GTI
New cars

Reinvented Volkswagen Golf GTI goes on sale from £38,900

18 June 2024
Reinvented Volkswagen Golf GTI goes on sale from £38,900

Motorsport news

le mans 2023
Since the first race 101 years ago, a total of 34 Brits have been part of the winning crew
Motorsport

The Brits to watch at Le Mans 2024

13 June 2024
The Brits to watch at Le Mans 2024