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The ID Life is a fully electric small car to be launched in 2025 at a cost of about €20,000 in Germany in a bid to make battery-powered cars affordable for the masses and younger generations

A new post-Covid world emerged in Munich this week, one where Germany’s biggest motor show is no longer just about cars. At least that’s the message. (...)

Opel’s Grandland Hybrid4 is not thrilling, but solid and capable of nosing its way into your affections

The Opel Grandland X was launched in 2017 and has since gone on to sell 300,000 units across Europe. It’s Opel Ireland’s second-best selling car right(...)

Car makers say aggressive EV sales goals can only be met with billions of dollars in government incentives including consumer subsidies and EV charging networks. Photograph: iStock

Joe Biden will ramp up his climate change policies on Thursday by signing an executive order calling for half of all new vehicles sold in the US to be(...)

Toyota said  net profit jumped more than 460 per cent in the first quarter, boosted by strong sales fuelled by the recovery from the coronavirus crisis. Photograph: Philip Fong/AFP

Toyota Motor Corp posted a record quarterly profit on Wednesday and Honda Motor Co raised its annual profit estimate as pandemic-hit sales rebounded, (...)

A study by Transport and Environment think-tank shows on-road emissions from plug-in hybrids 'are on average 2-4 times higher than their official CO2 values'. File photograph: iStock

For everyone thinking that cars are now all electric (or at least hybrid), I have some news for you. Well, some statistics – to be more accurate. Even(...)

The Opel Mokka’s   eye-bleeding green colour is not for everyone  but I guess when you want to draw attention to a major change, discretion isn’t on the cards

Opel’s Mokka in matcha can certainly divide a car park. Having spent last week in the sleek Audi e-Tron GT, I was getting used to people pointing and (...)

Stellantis, created by the January merger of Peugeot-maker PSA and Fiat Chrysler, reported better-than-expected results for 2020. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

Low global car inventories and cost cuts should boost Stellantis’s profit margins this year, although a shortage of semiconductors and investments in (...)

The new DS 4 car: the latest French assault on the German-dominated Matterhorn known as the premium car game

This is the new DS 4. Note, not Citroën DS 4 – DS has been a standalone brand since 2015, in spite of the fact that its greatest creation, the origina(...)

According to Renault design director Gilles Vidal, the Renault 5 prototype “embodies modernity, a vehicle relevant to its time: urban, electric, attractive”.

French car giant Renault is planning a major overhaul of its business plan that will include the revival of at least two popular models from its past(...)

Shareholders of Fiat Chrysler and PSA Peugeot decisively voted on Monday to merge to create the world’s fourth-largest car company. Photographs:   Marco Bertorello and Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images

Shareholders of Fiat Chrysler and PSA Peugeot decisively voted on Monday to merge the US-Italian and French manufacturers to create the world’s fourth(...)