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Frankfurt motor show

Opinion: Land Rover's new Defender could save the Discovery

Now the Defender is here, the Discovery can begin to distance itself from the Range Rover and forge its own character

13 September 2019
Volkswagen ID 3 at Frankfurt motor show 2019
Demand for the ID 3 will be strong, but not enough to warrant VW axing the Golf
Frankfurt motor show

Opinion: Why manufacturers won't ditch ICE models yet

Volkswagen can't stake its future on the new ID 3, so the Golf is sticking around. And the same is happening at Porsche and Mercedes

11 September 2019
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Opinion: JLR boss Ralf Speth on preparing for Brexit

Britain's biggest car maker faces concerns over parts deliveries and administrative delays

10 September 2019
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Frankfurt motor show

Opinion: Volkswagen's 'friendlier, people-focused' era begins with the ID 3

Electric hatch's 'smiling face' is a sign that Volkswagen is leaving the legacy of Dieselgate behind

10 September 2019
2020 Land Rover Defender reveal - off-roading front
Frankfurt motor show

Opinion: What a Defender owner thinks of the new Defender

The new Defender won't be everything the old car was, which, in a lot of ways, is no bad thing

10 September 2019
Frankfurt motor show

Opinion: Frankfurt is when electrification gets serious

With tough new emissions targets about to be introduced, car firms are having to push electrified cars like never before

10 September 2019
Frankfurt motor show

Opinion: Smaller Frankfurt show to feature two big star cars

The Volkswagen ID 3 and new Land Rover Defender are set to dominate attention at this year's 'compact' show

9 September 2019
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Frankfurt motor show

Opinion: New Taycan interior shows off Porsche's heavy touch

Screens or buttons: there's benefits of both, but does the new Taycan strike a fine balance?

4 September 2019
Mercedes EQ concept
Mercedes will launch its first electric vehicle, the EQ C, in 2019
Frankfurt motor show

Why industry bosses say electrification will have consequences

Daimler’s Dieter Zetsche and PSA chief Carlos Tavares warn of the risks associated with heavy investment in electric powertrains

12 September 2017
Opinion: The Ferrari Portofino is a big step forward in design
Frankfurt motor show

The new Ferrari Portofino is a big step forward in design

The old California T wasn't exactly an ugly duckling, but its replacement marks a major improvement

12 September 2017
BMW X7 concept
The BMW X7 concept: Mark Tisshaw isn't a fan…
Frankfurt motor show

Why I'm not a fan of the BMW Concept X7

Mark Tisshaw is normally a big fan of BMW's styling efforts – but finds the X7 a little, well, ugly

12 September 2017
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Mini offers a wide range of personalisation options, which could be difficult with new WLTP tests
Frankfurt motor show

Why new emissions tests could reduce choice and raise prices

A requirement for every specification of car to undergo the new WLTP economy tests could have unforeseen circumstances

12 September 2017

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