Car sales

Can Lotus thrive away from its Norfolk home?

Brand that for so long struggled to survive now targeting 150,000 cars per year under Geely ownership

12 April 2024
Autocar Business
Can Lotus thrive away from its Norfolk home?
Software

How will Audi reimagine itself in a software-led era?

CEO Gernot Döller says Audi needs "a new interpretation”, but a software-based agenda brings tough challenges

5 April 2024
Autocar Business
How will Audi reimagine itself in a software-led era?
Consumer

How to clamp down on roadside rubbish

Prior reckons we shouldn't feel as much shame about the state of the UK's road as we do

1 April 2024
How to clamp down on roadside rubbish
Prior opinion
What would Colin Chapman, Lotus's founder and whose signature adorns the service's badge, have thought?
New cars

Why Chapman Bespoke is right for the times

Our editor-at-large wouldn't dare say whether Colin Chapman would have 'approved' of the service or not

30 March 2024
Why Chapman Bespoke is right for the times
Business

Industry digest: is business politeness becoming too cliché?

Some email cliches have become so over-used that they can now make the sender appear like an inexperienced communicator

26 March 2024
Autocar Business
Industry digest: is business politeness becoming too cliché?
Matt Prior column
Now there’s a rare sight: two traffic police cars in the same place
New cars

The problems with outsourcing police work to cameras

Prior riffs on the cutbacks made to UK police forces and why outsourcing their services only leads to more trouble

25 March 2024
The problems with outsourcing police work to cameras
Adrian Hallmark
Adrian Hallmark last year drove Bentley to its second-best financial performance to date
Corporate

Why Hallmark appointment is a huge coup for Aston Martin

Adrian Hallmark has, remarkably, left Bentley after six successful years to head Aston Martin

22 March 2024
Why Hallmark appointment is a huge coup for Aston Martin
Car sales

Personalisation pushes up profits at Bentley

Demand for luxury cars flatlined last year but the British marque's profits were its second highest to date

22 March 2024
Autocar Business
Personalisation pushes up profits at Bentley
Matt Prior
The Raptor may be seen as a performance car, but 50mph is its limit here
New cars

Why UK speed limits are confusing for pick-up drivers

A confusing mess of speed limit types leaves some vehicles with an unusual exception - Matt Prior explains

16 March 2024
Why UK speed limits are confusing for pick-up drivers
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Should the Model 3's steering wheel indicators disqualify it from being sold in the UK?
New cars

Finally: new safety rules recognise that buttons beat touchscreens

Controls that have migrated away from physical buttons and onto touchscreens has left Matt Prior in despair

7 March 2024
Finally: new safety rules recognise that buttons beat touchscreens
Government and legislation

The government is making its own EV target impossible to hit

Omission of any EV incentives from the spring budget wasn't a surprise, but car makers have reacted furiously

7 March 2024
Autocar Business
The government is making its own EV target impossible to hit
Matt Prior opinion
Mandatory driving refreshers could cure lane hogging
New cars

Should UK motorists have to take driving licence refresher courses?

Some questionable driving standards make Prior vexed, prompting him to talk mandatory refresher courses

2 March 2024
Should UK motorists have to take driving licence refresher courses?

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EQS test cars used a 1.0 petrol engine to charge the battery
New cars

Mercedes-Benz abandons range-extender EV trials

16 April 2024
Mercedes-Benz abandons range-extender EV trials

Motorsport news

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The full broadcasting schedule is set to be revealed in the coming weeks
Motorsport

2024 BTCC race season to be streamed live via TikTok

27 March 2024
2024 BTCC race season to be streamed live via TikTok