Electric vehicles

Editor's letter: What can Labour do for the car industry?

Labour has won the UK general election – and this is how it can help the nation's ailing automotive trade

5 July 2024
Autocar Business
Editor's letter: What can Labour do for the car industry?
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Humans are to blame for crashes - autonomous cars won't fix that

Matt Prior takes aim at people peddling false narratives about autonomy because it furthers their own causes

30 June 2024
Humans are to blame for crashes - autonomous cars won&#039;t fix that
Government and legislation

Editor's letter: Legal flip-flopping means car makers can't make decisions

A shock policy announcement can uproot a car firm's entire 15-year plan, as Ford's EV boss tells us

28 June 2024
Autocar Business
Editor&#039;s letter: Legal flip-flopping means car makers can&#039;t make decisions
Tesla Model Y opinion Matt Prior
An 'SUV' today is the acceptable face of the Citroën Xsara Picasso
New cars

Why the Tesla Model Y isn't really an SUV, but a trendy MPV

SUVs accounted for nearly half of all car sales globally last year – or did they?

22 June 2024
Why the Tesla Model Y isn&#039;t really an SUV, but a trendy MPV
Car sales

Why BYD is sponsoring Euro 2024

Chinese firm looks to "future international expansion" at football tournament set to be watched by billions

20 June 2024
Autocar Business
Why BYD is sponsoring Euro 2024
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&#039;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&#039;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&#039;s letter: let&#039;s have more than empty promises in the election

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New car news

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Bold new look brings a front end to match the new MG 3 supermini
New cars

New MG HS on sale now with 75-mile PHEV for sub-£32,000

11 July 2024
New MG HS on sale now with 75-mile PHEV for sub-£32,000

Motorsport news

British grand prix
Verstappen is the clear favourite, but his rivals are (finally) closing in
Motorsport

What are the chances of a British winner at Silverstone?

5 July 2024
What are the chances of a British winner at Silverstone?