Skoda Karoq

It might have been a late arrival to the SUV party, but Skoda can’t keep up with the demand for its recent crossover, the Kodiaq. Brand director of Sk(...)

Ross O’Carroll-Kelly: If you’d told me, when I was, like, 16, that I’d end up literally working for a living, I would have asked you, well, what was the point of playing rugby in the first place? Illustration: Alan Clarke

If you’d told me, when I was, like, 16 years old, that one day I’d end up literally working for a living, I would have asked you, well, what was the p(...)

Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance: “Our vision now is a profitable core business.” Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

French carmaker Renault expects a first-mover advantage in electric cars and a wider range of vehicles for emerging markets to help it deliver a 44 pe(...)

Passenger car sales in Japan account for roughly 10%  of Nissan’s global sales

Nissan Motor will recall all 1.2 million new passenger cars it sold in Japan over the past three years after discovering final vehicle inspections wer(...)

For all its french links, the Opel Grandland X manages to have it own look. There is a nice upright grille that features the blitz badge and some smaller wings.

Bonjour was the first word spoken to the press when Opel revealed its new Grandland X at the Frankfurt motor show in Germany. It was followed by sever(...)

The advertisement featured real home video footage taken by a car loan customer surprising his partner and young child with a new car.  Stock photograph: Getty Images

An AIB television advertisement “must not reappear in its current form again,” the Advertising Standards Authority has ruled. The advertisement feat(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) is flanked by Volkswagen chairman Matthias Mueller (C-R) and Volkswagen board member Herbert Diess (C-L) as she visits the booth of Volkswagen (VW) at the Frankfurt motor show

Frankfurt has come and Frankfurt has gone. The biggest car show in Europe, which runs only every two years, has finished with its media and press prev(...)

Mercedes’ Project One supercar  can hit 200km/h in six seconds with a top speed in excess of 350km/h. Photograph: Getty Images

When the annals of motoring history are written, the honour for spearheading the electric car revolution won’t go to the likes of Tesla or cars like t(...)

Chery Exeed TX seems to lift design elements from various Lexus, Land Rover, and even Renault products

The halls of many a motor show for the past decade have rung to the warning that the Chinese are coming. China, with its huge market for cars, its pro(...)

Opel’s new Grandland: aiming to win favour with current Nissan Qashqai customers

Opel has launched both its Grandland X rival to the all-conquering Nissan Qashqai, and its first plugin hybrid model in Frankfurt. Frankfurt is Opel’s(...)