Jaguar Land Rover wants its SVO badge to become as evocative (and as profitable) as Merc’s AMG

Jaguar and Land Rover have confirmed their joint ambition to start chasing the customers of BMW M, Mercedes AMG and Audi RS with the announcment of a (...)

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(...)

The Range Rover Sport glides over bumps as if they were not there

BMW is seen as the founder of the Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) segment – or Sports Activity Vehicle as they prefer to call it. It all began with th(...)

Red carpet royalty: Channing Tatum, Kirsten Stewart and Robert Pattinson all have high-profile films at Cannes

It’s not easy being a teen heartthrob. Every day you have to fight your way past hordes of screaming hormones when going out for hobnobs and Toilet Du(...)

Jeep Cherokee: it has now become mainstream – it is lower, sleeker and has much less of a presence on the road

It wasn’t just a lot of property owners who woke up with a hangover when the crash came. There were plenty of people who found their driveways (...)

Ivor Callely’s political career had ground to a halt long before his conviction in Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. But his guilty plea on charge(...)

A Mercedes-Benz GLA compact SUV, produced by Daimler AG, on display at the 65th Frankfurt International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany, late last year. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg 3:23

Better late than never, it seems, as Mercedes-Benz has produced its first-ever front-wheel-drive premium compact SUV, the GLA. In keepin(...)

Last year was one of the darkest years for the European motor industry, but in global terms it was an excellent time to be a premium car maker. As pro(...)

Applicants now may be interviewed to check their suitability for disability badges, while higher-quality, harder-to-forge badges are now issued centrally, not locally. Photograph: Getty

British motorists can be a grumpy lot. Some complaints are justified, some are not. On a long list, the abuse of disabled parking bays in supermarkets(...)

Victoria Mary Clarke, second from left, beside her partner, Shane MacGowan, followed by Gerry O’Boyle. Far right, Chris Gascoyne, who plays Peter Barlow

I am sitting in the Coronation Street Rovers Return pub on a Sunday afternoon, having a gin and tonic with Peter Barlow. This is a momentous occasion (...)