The New Toyota Prius promises greater refinement than the current model, particularly at motorway speeds and during acceleration

Toyota will, next year, have a new rival to the Nissan Qashqai in its ranks. The Japanese giant isn’t quite ready to show it to us yet, partially beca(...)

Time to park your cyncism: The Thunder Power claims  outputs of either 310 or 430hp, can accelerate from 0-100kmh in less than 5.0 seconds and  can go for up to 650km on one charge. It can also have a range of 300km after just a 30min charge.

You might want to file this one under ‘yeah, right…’ Taiwanese electric car maker Thunder Power (which at least is surely the best name at the Frankfu(...)

Choosing a car: technology is changing the way people decide to buy vehicles.

The car salesman has gone through a number of metamorphoses, some unfortunate, since Karl Benz first realised that there wasn’t much point in designin(...)

Porsche Mission E: the company says its electric concept car has a 500km range. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

Frankfurt Auto Show managed a loop-the-loop, a surge and then a stumble. Which is appropriate, for that’s much like the story of the current motor in(...)

Seat Leon cross sport: still a concept

This is not Seat’s all-important first ever SUV. This is still not the car that will, hopefully, take on the hordes of competing mid-size crossovers i(...)

Nissan’s Gripz concept: a hint of what we can expect from the next-generation Nissan Juke

It’s shorter than a Juke, uses a hybrid drive system and has styling inspired by that of a sports bicycle. It also has a very silly name with a deadly(...)

Renault’s new Megane

It was extensively leaked in the run up to the Frankfurt motor show, but the reveal of the new Renault Megane is a significant one. While the upmarket(...)

Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo:  for Sony’s Gran Turismo Playstation game

Hyundai has big ambitions in the motoring world, so perhaps its appropriate that its Frankfurt show stand encompasses such a broad church of ideas, fr(...)

Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder is such an old-school Italian supercar that you can feel your sideburns grow just looking at it.

While electric and plugin power, and more and more green motoring, is certainly to the fore at the Frankfurt motor show this year, Lamborghini clearly(...)

Ford is working on  a new family of diesel-like fuels which could, potentially, give an internal combustion engine similar Co2 emissions to that of an electric car

Ford has announced a research programme in co-operation with the German government and Aachen University to produce a new family of diesel-like fuels (...)