Marussia’s Jules Bianchi remains critical in hospital in Japan after crash at Suzuka. Photograph: PA Wire

Formula One driver Jules Bianchi remains in a “critical but stable” condition after suffering one of the most common traumatic and devastating brain (...)

 Sebastian Vettel of Germany is to hang up his Red Bull helmet at the end of the season, ahead of a move to Ferrari.  Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Sebastian Vettel is to leave Red Bull at the end of the current season and join Ferrari, the team has announced. The four-times world champion is to b(...)

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Fuel economy and the feelgood factor: those are the big themes from the opening day of the Paris motor show, which boasts all the usual glitz and gla(...)

It might be nearly a year behind the times, but Italy’s wildest supercar maker has leapfrogged the hybrid supercar party by delivering a 320km/h coupe(...)

Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain drives during the qualifying session at the Singapore F1 Grand Prix at the Marina Bay street circuit in Singapore. Photograph: Xavier Galiana / Reuters

Lewis Hamilton pipped title rival and Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg by just seven thousandths of a second after a nail-biting qualifying session fo(...)

 Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP during practice ahead of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix at Marina Bay Street Circuit  in Singapore. Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton laid down an early marker that he will be the man to beat in the Singapore Grand Prix this weekend when he set the fastest time in the(...)

Queen Elizabeth II’s understated but significant words of insight on the troubled history of Anglo-Irish relations at a state dinner in Dublin in 2011 are included in the new edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations: “With the benefit of historical hindsight, we can all see things which we would wish had been done differently or not at all.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

As Scotland goes to the polls today to decide on its independence, it is interesting to leaf through this week’s newly published eighth edition of (...)

Former Chinese security chief Zhou Yongkang, the most senior target yet of President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption crackdown. Photograph: Feng Li/Getty Images

The investigation into former security czar and member of the Politburo’s all-powerful Standing Committee, Zhou Yongkang, makes him the most senior v(...)

 Fiat-Chrysler  chief executive Sergio Marchionne attends a press conference in Maranello, Modena, Italy, yesterday. Photograph: Giorgio Benvenuti/EPA

Sergio Marchionne, chief executive of Fiat, will take over as chairman of Ferrari next month after the resignation of Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, the(...)

Luca Cordero di Montezemolo at a press conference in Maranello, Modena, Italy, today. Montezemolo said he was resigning after 23 years at the helm, in a move that had widely been expected after his record was questioned by parent company Fiat-Chrysler. Photograph: EPA

At first glance, the resignation today of Ferrari chief executive Luca De Montezemolo, has a football-style, manager sacking look about it. You have b(...)