BMW: posted 17.9 per cent growth in sales in China

Last week, until an hour before kick-off, a friendly football match between Argentina and Brazil in Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium was looking dicey be(...)

French? Yes. International? Yes. Dominated by the Germans? Of course... 1:15

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(...)

A fat-fingered trade sent a spasm through Japan’s stock market on Wednesday, as a transaction worth almost Y68tn ($617 billion) was entered – and then swiftly cancelled.

A fat-fingered trade sent a spasm through Japan’s stock market on Wednesday, as a transaction worth almost Y68tn ($617 billion) was entered – and then(...)

Chief Designer Ian Callum poses alongside the new Jaguar XE automobile during its the World Premier launch in London last month.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Audi A big show for Audi this one, as it continues its relentless march into every motoring niche. The facelifts of the A6 and Q3 will get their (...)

Honda has resprayed its Civic Type-R concept blue but still won’t confirm its power output.

Honda, stung hard by falling sales in Europe (eben as it expands healthily in the US and other global markets) is giving the Civic hatchback a mid-lif(...)

Italian consumer advocacy group, is taking Volkswagen and Fiat to court over misleading fuel economy claims

Altroconsumo, an Italian consumer advocacy group, is taking Volkswagen and Fiat to court, alleging misleading fuel economy claims, and it’s encouragin(...)

Debby Bezzina works on a pilot programme on intra-vehicle communication the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute in Ann Arbor. Pilot programme: Debby Bezzina. Photograph: Joshua Lott/New York Times

A driver moves along in traffic, the forward view blocked by a truck or a bend in the road. Suddenly, up ahead, someone slams on the brake. Tyres scre(...)

 Tiger Woods  rubs his back before hitting his second shot on the 17th hole during the second round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

After the playing of a video clip of highlights from Tiger Woods’ golf trip to India in February, Woods stepped to the microphone yesterday at Islewor(...)

Honda’s new HR-V will rival the Nissan Juke when it arrives in early 2015

These are the first official photos of Honda’s new HR-V, a rival to the Nissan Juke and a revival of a classic nineties Honda nameplate. In many ways,(...)

The Ariel is   ridiculously  fast: there’s no real weight to slow the progress and a pure and linear torque curve thanks to the supercharger strapped to the 2-litre iVTEC

The shocked looks of the locals tell their own story. We’re storming through another typically quiet Somerset village in what looks for all the wor(...)