matt prior opinion
EVs may be less flexible, but can your petrol car power a camping trip?
New cars

Will electric cars ever be able to go truly off grid?

Prior riffs on batteries, camping in an EV, and the man sending 24 ambulances to Ukraine

21 July 2024
Will electric cars ever be able to go truly off grid?
Audi E Tron GT front quarter tracking
The biggest discount on any EV right now is £21,395 off the Audi E-tron GT
Electric vehicles

Editor's letter: Discounts top £20k as car makers race to shift EVs

Given the tough market conditions, car makers are turning to big discounts to help hit mandated EV sales targets

18 July 2024
Autocar Business
Editor's letter: Discounts top £20k as car makers race to shift EVs
polestar 5 prototype 2023 front left quarter static
Polestar will soon release its own Taycan competitor in the form of the snouty 5
New cars

Is Polestar about to out-Lotus Lotus?

Unlike the new Emeya, the upcoming Polestar 5 has the engineering hallmarks of an old-school Lotus

18 July 2024
Is Polestar about to out-Lotus Lotus?
Matt prior opinion
Fisker finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in June
New cars

How can you fix a car when its maker goes out of business?

Prior riffs on the demise of Fisker and how maintaining software is now a manufacturer’s ongoing responsibility

13 July 2024
How can you fix a car when its maker goes out of business?
MG Cyberster plinth Goodwood FoS 2024
MG's centenary celebrations included taking over the Festival of Speed's central feature
Electric vehicles

Editor's letter: Chinese brands make a splash at Goodwood

The 2024 Festival of Speed will be remembered for the Chinese presence, with MG taking centre stage

12 July 2024
Autocar Business
Editor's letter: Chinese brands make a splash at Goodwood
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

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New car news

Lanzante interview   Goodwood FOS 2024   ME 8
Championship cars are painted in famous helmet liveries – this one is inspired by Alain Prost's 1986 design
Features

How to build an F1-engined Porsche 911

20 July 2024
How to build an F1-engined Porsche 911

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?