Barrels of Hennessy 250 maturing in the cellars in Cognac. Photograph: Matthew J Oliver
Roll out the cognac barrels
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  • April 18, 2015, 05:00

Very old cognac you might think should be served in one of those big balloon glasses – and swirled round and round for all it is worth before a dro(...)

Next SLK will go front-drive and become an Audi TT rival

Mercedes is planning to utterly change its SLK model as it seeks to convert its convertible into a rival for Audi’s TT. The SLK has, since its origina(...)

New car sales are up by over 30 per cent based on both registration and licensing figures for the first three months of 2015

The number of new cars taxed for the first time during the first three months of this year is up 33.5 per cent on the same period last year. By the en(...)

A still image taken from a police dash cam video allegedly shows Walter Scott running from his vehicle during a traffic stop before he was shot and killed by white police officer Michael Slager in North Charleston, South Carolina. Image: South Carolina Law Enforcement Division/Reuters. 1:10

South Carolina officials investigating the weekend shooting death of a black man by a police officer have released a video that shows the early mom(...)

The Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion in in San Francisco. “In the future,” Dr Mankowski says, “speed won’t matter anymore. Only time and space.” 2:00

Self-driving cars won’t just change the way we go to and fro, according to the world’s oldest car company. Instead, Mercedes-Benz thinks self-driving (...)

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(...)

Dancing girls at the unveiling of the Jaguar media conference on April 1st, during the New York Auto Show at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. Photograph: Don Emmertdon/AFP

Detroit may be where cars are made, but New York is becoming the town to show them off. Just look around at the New York International Auto Show. Hond(...)

New RX has more dramatic styling and will come with the option of seven seats, eventually.

Lexus has launched its most important new model for some time with the unveiling of the new RX SUV at the New York motor show. The RX accounts for aro(...)

Exit M-Class, enter GLE

Mercedes has culled the M-Class badge from its lineup, for the first time since it introduced its big SUV way back in 1997. The replacement is the GLE(...)

Trans-USA drive for Delphi’s robot car, but does an emissions sting in the tail lie in wait for autonomous cars?

Automotive systems supplier Delphi is planning a dramatic demonstration of the current state-of-the-art robot car. The company, independent now aft(...)