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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Driving for fun...

I was at the SMMT's annual test day yesterday. At this agreeable event, vehicle manufacturers make cars available for journalists to drive a...

ANALYSIS: Will the XE work for Jaguar?

Can the XE finally establish Jaguar in the hottest sector of the premium car market? Ray Hutton considers the issues....

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Celerio and Suzuki's future cars

Don't let the vanilla styling make you overlook the importance of the Celerio hatchback for Suzuki in Europe. The days of this brand being a...

COMMENT: GM's new Camaro to join a surging segment

The new 2016 Camaro looks good, has a far better interior than the old shape model and promises better economy. But will it be good enough t...

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Williams CEO eyes consultancy business expansion 20 May 2015

Guest author

Mike O'Driscoll, Group CEO of Williams, leads a brand that is well known for its motorsports activity and Formula One participation. However, the firm is now eyeing more consultancy business and looking further afield for opportunities. Ian Adcock caught up with him to hear more.

Briefing: Vehicle connectivity technologies (1) 10 Apr 2015

Cat Dow

The wave of advanced vehicle connectivity technologies coming to vehicles embrace a number of interlinked elements, from seamless personal connectivity, to driver assistance systems (and autonomous vehicle control), intelligent transport systems, on-board telematics and the changing human machine interface itself inside the vehicle. In this month's management briefing we talk to OEMs and examine key aspects of the connectivity revolution coming down the line. In this first instalment, Cat Dow speaks with Volvo Car's Petter Hörling about its priorities in the connected car area.

Latest News

UK car market has topped out - Vauxhall chief 22 May 15

Dave Leggett

The UK car market continues to turn in high monthly numbers, but it is topping out according to Vauxhall MD Tim Tozer.

Perodua targets higher exports 22 May 15

Tony Pugliese

Malaysia's second national car company Perodua, which has Japan's Daihatsu Motor as its strategic partner, plans to begin exports of the Axia small car in the second half of 2015.

Korean plug-in market set for growth 22 May 15

Dave Leggett

Reports in the Korean media say that the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and electric car market is set for a growth spurt amid prospects for new government incentives and product introductions.

VILLA d’ESTE DEBUTS LIST: BMW and Zagato-Maserati 22 May 15

Glenn Brooks

The Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2015 takes place this weekend in the grounds of the historic hotel overlooking Lake Como. BMW and Zagato have each announced world premieres for the event.

FCA orders noise cancellation tech from Harman 22 May 15

Dave Leggett

Harman says it has been awarded a contract from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to equip Fiat Chrysler vehicles with Engine Order Cancellation (EOC) technology, which decreases perceptible cabin noise.

Honda begins production of 2016 Pilot SUV 22 May 15

Dave Leggett

Honda has started the mass production of the all-new 2016 Honda Pilot at Honda Manufacturing of Alabama (HMA) on 21 May.

Latest blogs

Brush with Vauxhall history - original Viva, Job 1 22 May 15

Dave Leggett

I was at an event yesterday organised by the UK's automotive trade association, the SMMT. It was a drive event at Millbrook Proving Ground.

The dinosaurs are back 19 May 15

Dave Leggett

The dinosaurs are back? No, that's not a reference to the Top Gear Three who are reportedly readying for a Netflix rebirth.

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