The new Audi A4: significant weight saving means impressive fuel economy and low emissions

Audi has shed more than 100kg from the next-generation A4, making it the most economical of the mainstream German premium mid-sized family cars, even (...)

 A man taking photos beside the Volkswagen logo at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai, China, in April. A  vast shopping spree  in past years built up the now titanic Volkswagen Group. Photograph: How Hwee Young/EPA

“The merger is wonderful news. It will be the saving . . . of the industry. One has the know-how on the heavy vehicle side and one on the car side.(...)

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(...)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will launch the first of a new range of Alfa Romeo cars on Wednesday, the lynchpin of its turnaround plan and potentially an opportunity to attract a cash-rich merger partner.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will launch the first of a new range of Alfa Romeo cars on Wednesday, the lynchpin of its turnaround plan and potentia(...)

New Mercedes Benz GLC means the mid-sized Merc will finally be sold in right-hand drive

The mid-sized premium SUV fight has been a lucrative one for the motor trade, with Audi’s Q5 dominating proceedings and BMW’s X3 and Range Rover’s Evo(...)

 Nico Rosberg of Mercedes AMG GP in action during the first training session for the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria in Spielberg. Photo: EPA

Mercedes set the pace in first practice for the Austrian Grand Prix on Friday while Ferrari principal Maurizio Arrivabene risked being run over in the(...)

Manufacturing car components to supply assembly lines around the world is a growing business

What do the decorative trim on the Porsche Macan, the software running the connected car technologies on the Tesla Model S and the air ducts on the(...)

Ford Mustang V8

Best in class Ford Mustang V8 Fastback In amongst the expected haul of Ferraris, Porsches, BMWs and Mercedes, the big, square Mustang cuts (...)

Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Best in class Mercedes-Benz S-Class It may well be a horrendous cliche to point out that the big Merc is the best car in the luxury class, (...)

BMW 5 Series

Best in class BMW 5 Series It’s another big win for Beemer when it comes to making executive cars. While it might be unkind to refer to th(...)