New BMW X6 will have to deal with rivals its predecessor never faced.

I think it’s fair to say that we critics have always been a touch bemused by the success of the BMW X6. After all, why would you want to take a perfec(...)

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(...)

Fiat-Chrysler chief executive Sergio Marchionne: “The most likely date for the listing in the US is October 13th.” Photograph: Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg

Fiat-Chrysler aims to list shares in the newly merged carmaker in New York next month, chief executive Sergio Marchionne said, adding that a decision (...)

Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty
Fiat says arrivederci to Italy
  • Motors
  • August 6, 2014, 01:00

The company that most represented postwar Italy to the world in the 1960s and 1970s has abandoned the country. Fiat, the maker of Fiat, Lancia, Alfa R(...)

Ireland was well represented with stunt rider Mattie Griffin who thrilled the crowds on his BMW F800 R

This year marks the 21st anniversary of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, an event that attracts elite racing drivers from all corners of motor sport bu(...)

The Maserati Quattroporte, always a big car, has grown even bigger. It’s so big it dwarfs the stretched versions of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, the (...)

From July, new cars will display the 142 number plate, as we enter into the second year of the new registration system. Perhaps we’ll be used to it(...)

Three-time Australian former one world champion Sir Jack Brabham has died aged 88. Brabham won world championships with Cooper in 1959 & 1960 and with Brabham Racing in 1966. He was also the only person to have won the Formula One world championship in his own car. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Sir Jack Brabham, who has died aged 88, was one of motor racing’s great practical heroes, a tough Australian who applied a down-to-earth attitude to h(...)

Visitors look at a BMW 218d Active Tourer SUV automobile, right, and a BMW 435i Gran Coupe automobile as they stand on display at the company’s stand on the opening day of the 84th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva.

BMW, the world’s biggest maker of luxury cars, said first-quarter profit rose 2.6 per cent as growth in demand for its sport-utility vehicles helped m(...)

All-new Escort is for China only. For now.

Ford has shown a production version of its new Escort in Beijing. It’s the first car to wear the Escort badge since 2000, and is aimed at Chine(...)