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VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Lexus NX 300h

After years in the European wilderness, Lexus now seems set on a steady path of sales expansion. The new NX, a RAV4-sized crossover, is the...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Kia electrifies its Soul

Kia Motors (UK) is taking a softly-softly approach to the launch of its first battery-electric car, targeting just 100-200 sales in 2015 thr...

COMMENT: Did cheap gas kill another Nissan hybrid?

The current low pump price of gasoline in the US might have claimed its first victim: the Murano Hybrid. Nissan North America, having former...

Special management briefing: Paris reflections (2)

The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only mo...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Dr Sae-Hoon Kim, Hyundai fuel cell R&D 5 Nov 2014

Roger Stansfield

The Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster which followed the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in 2011 might inadvertently provide a foot in the door for sales of hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles to take off, believes the man in charge of Hyundai-Kia's FCEV research and development, Dr Sae-Hoon Kim.


INTERVIEW: Peugeot CEO Maxim Picat (Part 2) 10 Oct 2014

Glenn Brooks

In the second and final part of an interview with Maxim Picat, the head of Peugeot explains why the brand cannot launch a low-cost model, and details plans for new energy cars.

Latest News

GUANGZHOU DEBUTS: 'Chery Land Rover' Evoque 21 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

The media preview day of the 12th edition of Auto Guangzhou was 20 November 2014. Here follows a list of vehicle and concept world premieres.


LA DEBUTS: Mullen defibrillates the Miles Coda EV 21 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

Mullen Technologies, the firm which bought the assets of the bankrupt Miles EV, has announced plans to reintroduce the Coda electric sedan. Its new name will be Mullen 700e.


US: GM shows front end of next Chevy Volt 20 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

It won't be fully revealed until January's NAIAS, but the covers have been partially removed from a 2016 Chevrolet Volt at an event in Los Angeles.


LA DEBUTS: Audi A7 h-tron - hydrogen fuel cell 20 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

Audi has revealed an experimental hydrogen fuel cell version of the A7 Sportback at the LA auto show. But there's a twist: it's also a plug-in hybrid.


2014 LA SHOW: World debuts list [final version] 20 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

Various world premieres for the 2014 LA international auto show took place during the 18 & 19 November media preview days.


Toyota outlines plan for fuel cell vehicle launch 18 Nov 14

Dave Leggett

Toyota is planning to launch its 'Mirai' Fuel Cell Sedan in Japan from the middle of next month.

Latest blogs

Battery range estimation innovation 30 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

EV battery range is an interesting area, not least because any discrepancy between claimed range and actual could be pretty significant when margins for error are low and distances travelled are not all that long.


Tesla story: Forbes takes aim at the WSJ 28 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

It's rare that a writer on one publication will take direct aim at another publication's work.

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