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Ford looks to smaller cars as record $9bn loss stuns market

Ford pinned its future on an ambitious attempt to persuade Americans to drive smaller, European-style cars, after plunging to its biggest loss ever.

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GM looks to an electric avenue

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

GM has high hopes for its Chevy Volt, but unless drivers have easy access to recharging points, the development of electric cars is doomed. A new deal with 30 US utilities will help. Stephen Foley reports

The environmentally friendlier life of Brian

Tuesday, 22 July 2008

A team of girls from Sandbach High School in Cheshire have built a high-tech vehicle called Brian, incorporating a lightweight, honeycomb carbon-fibre chassis with a ground clearance of 20mm, and a top speed of 40mph

The Austin Allegro was often referred to as the 'All-aggro'

Austin Allegro voted Britain's worst car

Thursday, 17 July 2008

The Austin Allegro has been voted Britain's worst-ever car.

Birkin S3

Niche sports cars: Small but perfectly formed

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

They're fast, they're unusual and they're popping up all over the world. Mark Piesing reports on the rise of niche sports cars

The Citreon C5 looks like a 'compacted, albeit quite stylish, turd'

On The Road: Don't listen to the Mad Men

Sunday, 13 July 2008

The uninspired makers of the Citroen C5 have served us up a car we don't really need – but given the power of advertising, their creative gurus will no doubt convince some of us that we can't live without it

Renault Scenic ZEV H2

How far will Renault's hydrogen fuel cell Scenic go?

Friday, 27 June 2008

The development costs mean that each of Renault's new hydrogen fuel Scenic ZEV H2 is currently worth about a million euros. But is the world really on the road to a hydrogen future?

Motoring overseas? Then get your cover up to speed

Sunday, 22 June 2008

Many drivers wrongly assume their policy provides comprehensive protection in Europe. Laura Harding shows how to get a continental upgrade

Dyson working on new generation of fast, green cars

Sunday, 22 June 2008

The design guru has seen the future of transport, he tells Martin Hickman: solar-powered electric vehicles

When cool meets the cat - BMW Gina

Sunday, 15 June 2008

The BMW GINA Light Visionary Model is the first car to sport a sexy Olivia Newton-John disco catsuit. Tell me more ...

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