Why BMW has changed its mind on EV platforms

The German firm has rowed back on its early snubbing of EV 'skateboard' architecture

Nissan’s advantage over electric car rivals

Steve Fowler thinks Nissan is in a great position to build on the Leaf's success

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Voltswagen saga shows trust is harder to rebuild than bad jokes

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A bold new vision of the future from Volkswagen

With its Project Trinity, the German manufacturer is certainly being ambitious, but where does this leave the emotional connection to the car?

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BMW M Drift Analyser makes going sideways nerdy

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