The French government has been buying shares in French carmaker Renault SA to increase its stake to up to 19.73 per cent with the aim of blocking a resolution at the next annual general meeting that could reduce its control over the company. (Photograph: Angel Navarrete/Bloomberg)

The French government has been buying shares in French carmaker Renault SA to increase its stake to up to 19.73 per cent with the aim of blocking a r(...)

Mercedes’s  pickup will be launched on global markets by 2020.

Mercedes has revealed a first sketch of a medium-sized pickup truck which it intends to launch on to global markets by 2020. “The Mercedes-Benz picku(...)

A new Citroën DS5 with a vintage Citroën DS (left) at the International Motor Show in Geneva last month. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Can you countenance a premium French car brand? History suggests the public are a little sceptical about such things. While there have been some obvio(...)

Investors were today booking profits on car stocks, the sector which has risen the most since the start of the year. BMW fell 1.3 per cent. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

US stocks retreated yesterday from the previous session’s rally, although major indices were headed for a positive first quarter.The European Central(...)

Modern look: Mazda’s baby SUV will give the Renault Captur some serious competition in the eye-catching stakes

Graphs. Lots and lots of graphs. So many graphs. Graphs sufficient that you could easily create a graph of the effect of graphs on my eyelids. Some ca(...)

Mercedes-AMG looks to have F1’s 2015 season sewn up before it even starts.

The key questions to ask ahead of the first race of the Formula One season opener in Melbourne this weekend is not who will be quickest or who will wi(...)

Jaideep Prabhu: argues that large industrial models, with expensive overheads and complex hierarchies, are no longer appropriate. Photograph: Ben Watkins

Doing more with less is not merely a recessionary response to weak consumer demand but an increasingly necessary business strategy that addresses g(...)

The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept at the motor show in Geneva. Photograph:  Martial Trezzini/Keystone

If politicians are searching for signs of European economic recovery, they need look no further than the show floor at the Geneva motor show.Petrolhea(...)

The new Volkswagen Passat at the 85th International Motor Show in Geneva. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Volkswagen’s new Passat has won the prestigious car of the year title in Europe. The German family saloon was awarded 340 points by the panel of inter(...)

 Ferrari 488 GTB lost some of its showstopping appeal due to the fact so many supercar rivals were unveiled on the same day

Right, this is as good a time as any to stop, nibble the corner of a sandwich and take stock of what we’ve seen and what we know so far at the Geneva (...)