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Hiroto Saikawa, outgoing president and CEO of Nissan Motor Co. Photograph: EPA/Kimimasa Mayama
Who can fix Nissan?

For almost a year, Hiroto Saikawa defied gravity. Against expectations, Nissan’s chief executive survived the ousting of Carlos Ghosn, a damning corpo(...)

Volkswagen T-Cross is a fun little crossover, overshadowed by its own hype and the more affordable Polo hatchback

Clearly someone at Volkswagen has a monumental crush on Cara Delevingne. Certainly more so than the company’s latest crossover. Fancy finding out mor(...)

In a surprise result, Peugeot has topped the latest JD Power rating for the most reliable car brand

In something of a surprise, given the results of previous surveys, Peugeot has been named by JD Power as the most reliable car brand for 2019. JD Powe(...)

The new Suzuki model to be built at the site  will be based on the Toyota Corolla model currently built there. Photograph: Reuters

Toyota will begin producing a new model at its Burnaston plant in Derbyshire, in a rare piece of good news for the UK’s beleaguered car industry. The(...)

The Vitara gets the fundamentals right. It’s compact, but usefully practical. It’s designed to be light, nimble, and easy around town, but equally adept at dealing with demands of a more rural nature

So, here we are. It’s a bright, cold, winter’s afternoon. The rain has cleared, and there is a set of keys to a shiny new Suzuki in my hands. It has t(...)

The Irish Times top car for 2019: Jaguar’s I-Pace

Next year is looking already starting to look like a banner year for new cars, with several genuinely iconic models up for renewal, including the new (...)

Suzuki Swift: It feels nimble and agile, and the 1.0-litre ‘Boosterjet’ turbo petrol engine is an utter delight

Can’t stretch the budget to a Mini? Simples - buy a Suzuki Swift instead. No, seriously, hear me out. Ever since its 2004 re-invention, the Swift has (...)

Suzuki Vitara: Passenger space is good, and the boot is  bigger than is the norm for cars in this class

Suzuki’s Vitara was once an oddball of a car - a small, and relatively affordable off-roader that had some high-street posing cachet (you could even h(...)

Tetsuya Tada: “What’s changed at Toyota is what is seen as successful inside the company. It used to be about revenue and margin, but now people are starting to see what value each car brings to its customer.”

Considering that both the Camry and Corolla names are making imminent comebacks, you might be forgiven for assuming the more things change at Toyota, (...)

Peugeot’s stunning concept car, the e-Legend coupe

The Paris motor show 2018 has been more low key than in previous years, due to some big name car companies ignoring the event. However, that seems to (...)

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