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Top 10: Electric cars with the best real-world range

Battery technology and charging infrastructure is constantly improving, quickly turning EVs from niche vehicles to a viable replacements to combustion-engined cars. But how far...

McLaren Elva: 600kW roadster now limited to 249 examples

McLaren has announced that it will produce just 249 examples of the ultra-exclusive Elva speedster, down from a planned 399 units.  The decision, confirmed by...

Silverstone could host multiple 2020 Formula 1 races

The home of the British GP could fill in for various cancelled grands prix in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. British GP host circuit...

Mercedes-Benz: organic batteries a ‘very promising’ technology

Mercedes is working to improve the efficiency of lithium ion batteries – Hinnentach estimates that range could still be boosted by up to 25% – while...

Analysis: Aston Martin is not out of the woods yet

Despite a big cash injection from Lawrence Stroll, the British luxury marque faces a tough future It’s an old political cliché that a week is...

Q&A: Mercedes CEO on EV strategy, F1, Smart and more

In the absence of the Geneva motor show, Steve Cropley got on the phone to Mercedes-Benz boss Ola Källenius for an update on what...

The unthinkables: 10 of the most controversial car innovations

From a front-drive Lotus to a fast, entertaining big Volvo, we round up some of the biggest automotive breaks from tradition Chevrolet’s decision to relocate...

Mercedes F1 aids breathing aid development

The Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 team’s powertrain division has teamed up with leading London-based university UCL to develop and build a breathing aid designed to...

Volvo engineers team up for ‘Hack the Crisis’

Volvo’s ‘Hack the Crisis’ hackathon will bring around 200 global Volvo developers and engineers together to help save lives and businesses Volvo will join the...

Alfa Romeo: no plans to expand GTA range

Alfa Romeo has no plans to use its famous GTA nameplate on the Stelvio, following the reveal of the Giulia GTA last month. The Italian...

Facelifted BMW 5 Series spied in saloon and estate forms

New prototypes of the facelifted BMW 5 Series have been caught revealing new details ahead of its scheduled launch later this year. The test mules wear...

Opinion: Ferrari’s questionable decision to restart production

Italy is now widely hoped to be over the very worst of its tragic national ordeal with Coronavirus. It’s clearly too early to write...

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2021 BMW 420i M Sport Review

We test the entry point to the new generation BMW 4 Series, big grille and all, prior to its on sale in Australia. We had...

New 992 Porsche 911 GT3 spied testing at the Nürburgring

This is our best look yet at the 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 ahead of its full reveal

EV registrations overtake diesels in Europe

New figures reveal EV, plug-in and hybrid models made up one in four new cars registered in Europe in September

Retro-styled Toyota RAV4 revealed as Mitsuoka Buddy

Japanese coachbuilder draws from 1990s American SUVs for its latest quirky creation