Life with a used Renault Clio Renaultsport 182 – part 5
The 182 wears a thin layer of winter grime

Life with a used Renaultsport Clio 182: In search of the perfect chassis setup

The Clio is fast approaching full health - but that doesn't mean the work is almost finished

by Sam Sheehan
18 January 2018
Used garage
Opinion: Why Mercedes-AMG needs the V8 in an electric future
AMG is famous for its V8 models, such as the C63 S Coupé

Why Mercedes-AMG needs the V8 in an electric future

A switch to zero-emissions propulsion is inevitable, even for a brand like AMG. But it needn't spell the end of the bent-eight motor

by Andrew Frankel
16 January 2018
Detroit motor show
Mercedes G-Class
The second-generation Mercedes G-Class

Is the Mercedes G-Class relevant any more?

SUVs are everywhere, but the G-Class is from a different age of off-roaders. We reflect on its viability in today's market

by Rachel Burgess
15 January 2018
Detroit motor show
General Motors HQ
General Motors' buildings are dominant in Detroit's skyline

Detroit motor show must fight for its place at the table

Detroit is known as the heart and soul of the motor industry, but with tougher competition on home soil, it needs to keep up

by Rachel Burgess
15 January 2018
Detroit motor show
2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
The G-Class has sold 20,000 units annually in recent years

Can the iconic Mercedes G-Class really reinvent itself?

Plenty has changed on the new G-Class, despite its near-identical looks to its predecessor. We consider why it's worth it for Mercedes

by Matt Prior
15 January 2018
Detroit motor show
Ford F-150: a UK perspective on an American giant
The Ford F-150 - America's best-selling car

Ford F-150: a UK perspective on an American giant

Driving Ford's all-conquering F-150 ahead of the Detroit motor show reveals just why it's America's best selling vehicle

by Steve Cropley
14 January 2018
Detroit motor show
VW Moia
The VW Moia ride-sharing vehicle

Why Volkswagen and Hyundai are teaming up with a self-driving start-up firm

A new company set up by the former head of the Google car project has become a key player in autonomous technology

by James Attwood
9 January 2018
Industry
Death of diesel
The industry has confused consumers when it comes to diesel

The death of diesel? Not if commonsense can prevail

With diesel's demise largely led by public confusion, it's time someone in authority speaks out before more damage is done

by Jim Holder
9 January 2018
Green cars
Police car
‘Police’ is actually old Norse for ‘no overtaking’

Matt Prior: The tester's notes that didn't make the cut in 2017

It's a new year, so it's time to release a few unused road tester notes from the past 12 months

by Matt Prior
5 January 2018
Motoring

Can anything be done to save diesel?

Latest figures reveal another dramatic year-on-year drop in diesel registration figures. Can the tide be turned?

by Jim Holder
5 January 2018
Industry

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