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Henrik Fisker at CES in Las Vegas, says the solid-state batteries have the potential to be much cheaper to make than lithium-ion batteries.

In an announcement designed, surely, to take some of the wind from Tesla’s sails, Henrik Fisker is claiming to have made a dramatic breakthrough in ba(...)

Jia Yueting, co-founder and head of  LeEco:  “We’ll repay our debts to financial institutions, suppliers and everyone else.” Photograph: Reuters

Jia Yueting, the chairman of digital and hardware giant LeEco, has quit as chairman of its listed arm amid mounting financial woes. He has fostered (...)

French driver Stephane Sarrazin (R) and English driver Mike Conway react after teammate Kamui Kobayashi’s No 7 car goes out of the race in the middle of the night.

Porsche won the 2017 Le Mans 24hrs, extending the Stuttgart brand’s winning run at the great French race to a record 19 victories, all since 1970. Not(...)

The ex-wife of an oil and gas trader has been awarded about €538 million in what is believed to be one of the largest divorce settlements ever agreed by a UK court. File photograph: Getty Images

The ex-wife of an oil and gas trader has been awarded £453 million (about €538 million) in what is believed to be one of the largest divorce settlemen(...)

A world debut for the Audi RS5

For all the pre-show hoopla and publicity, the 2017 Geneva motor show will go down as one of the quieter ones. There were only a precious few cars mak(...)

Peugeot Instinct concept

Peugeot just can’t seem to keep itself out of the news right now. First off, it has won the 2017 European Car Of The Year award and late on Sunday it (...)

A ‘Reborn’ Series I Land Rover: Land Rover isn’t remanufacturing these cars from the ground up, it’s using original cars as donor vehicles, but neither is this traditional restoration. It’s something different again.

Land Rover’s Classic division has confirmed that it will start building (or re-building, depending on your point of view) Series 1 Range Rovers, first(...)

Mercedes has dramatically confirmed that it will make a mid-engined hypercar to cash in on its enormous success in recent years in Formula One

Mercedes has dramatically confirmed that it will make a mid-engined hypercar to cash in on its enormous success in recent years in Formula One. The an(...)

Unlike early predictions of a complex ‘active’ suspension system, Citroën’s has created a purely ‘passive’ setup, one that reacts as would any car’s springs and dampers to muffle the bumps and thumps coming up from the road

We’ve been highly critical of some Citroën and DS models in the recent past for not having a comfortable ride quality. The current DS 5 comes in for p(...)

Back from the dead: the XKSS will return next year to mark the 60th anniversary of Jaguar’s original XKSS

Jaguar has confirmed it will bring its classic XKSS sports car back from the dead and nine of the 1950s classics will be rebuilt with a price tag star(...)

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