Life in the fast lane: “Some of the ‘fuerdai’ have a crush on the life of luxury ... they drive Bentley, Maserati, Porsche and so on”

When news broke online that Wang Sicong, son of Wang Jianlin, China’s richest man, had spent €350,000 in a single night at a karaoke bar in Beijing, (...)

Tesla Motors’ mass-market Model 3 electric cars which are set to retail at $35,000.(Photograph: Tesla Motors/Handout via Reuters)

Tesla Motors gave a sneak preview Thursday of its Model 3 sedan, saying more than 130,000 people had ordered the car, even though it is more than a y(...)

Oil versus electricity: Protesters attend a rally in Beverly Hills, California demanding the Los Angeles Times not be sold to the Koch Brothers, portraits of which were held up. Charles and Bill Koch have donated millions to various conservative causes, including a new lobby group opposing electric cars. Photograph:  Joe Klamar/AFP

The Koch brothers are a cheery pair. Super wealthy, they control Koch Industries, America’s second-largest privately owned corporation, and they are f(...)

Leicester City’s N’Golo Kanté (centre)  is arguably the best player in the Premiership at the moment.  Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Now they’re going to believe us, Now they’re going to believe us, Now they’re going to believe us, We’re going to win the league. As Leicester City f(...)

Koenigsegg says the light battery stack, encased in a sealed unit for better cooling, is at F1-levels of technology and that the Regera will sprint from 0-100kmh in just 2.8secs

If you’ve never heard of Christian Von Koneigsegg, then don’t blame yourself. The softly-spoken Swedish supercar magnate has made a business of making(...)

Skoda has its own SUV in the pipeline and the VisionS concept indicates what it will look like

The 2016 Geneva motor show will give us some pretty big hints as to the rest of the motoring year to come. Kicking off on March 1st, it will be the fi(...)

 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaking in Laconia, New Hampshire. When campaigning in the state on Tuesday, a struggling Bush urged his audience to “please clap”.  Photograph: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images

There’s an old saying in politics: the higher the tree the monkey climbs, the more you see of its private parts (and variations thereof). The various(...)

Detroit my be broken and broke (the city filed for bankruptcy in 2013 and is still being bailed out by the state of Michigan) but it’s still Motown, M(...)

Skoda has come out on top of the latest JD Power car buyer satisfaction survey

The latest round of JD Power car buyer satisfaction surveys makes for interesting reason, especially for those who’ve recently bought a Skoda or a car(...)

Porsche has topped the JD Power quality survey, ending years of Japanese domination

In a dramatic turnaround, European and Korean car-makers have topped the latest JD Power Initial Quality Survey (IQS) report, which tallies car buy(...)