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Volvo S60 review

Volvo S60 review

Volvo is on a roll and the all-new S60 is further proof. Completing the current award-winning range of SUVs, saloons and estates, it’s another winner from the Chinese-owned Swedish brand. The remarkable thing about the S60 is that it’s not simply a saloon version of the V60 estate launched in …

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More glory for the Volvo XC40

Volvo XC40

The Volvo XC40 has grabbed another ‘Car of the Year’ award, adding an Honest John trophy to its European and Japanese titles. Billed as the “most honest and unbiased awards in the industry”, the overall winner of the Honest John Awards is the car that has proved the most popular …

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Motorists driven to road rage

Traffic jam

More than one in five (22%) of motorists have got out of their vehicle to argue with another driver in a road rage incident, according to a new study from automotive data experts, HPI. The research also reveals that a fifth (19%) have actually followed another driver following an incident. …

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New Land Rover Defender – above and beyond

New Land Rover Defender

The eagerly-awaited next-generation Land Rover Defender is to complete a final phase of field testing with the Tusk Trust, on location in Kenya. A  specially-camouflaged Defender prototype will experience life at the Borana Conservancy as part of Land Rover’s 15-year partnership with Tusk Trust. The prototype will tow heavy loads, …

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Fasten your seatbelts for The Car Years

The Car Years - Alex Riley and Vicki Butler-Henderson

A brand new motoring TV show fronted by Vicki Butler-Henderson and Alex Riley is set to hit ITV4 on Tuesdays from May 7. Sponsored by classic car insurer Footman James, the new series for petrolheads will celebrate some of the most important cars in automotive history. Enjoying a prime evening …

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Lexus helps save the universe

Lexus RC F sport Men in Black International

The mighty Lexus RC F sport coupe has a starring role in new movie Men in Black: International, heading to a cinema near you this summer. To complete their missions, the Men in Black need vehicles with the horsepower for high-speed pursuits, the most advanced alien-fighting technology, and sophisticated styling …

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Top 10 car brands for customer satisfaction

Lexus UX

Japanese car makers led by Lexus have dominated the Driver Power 2019 brand results, claiming six of the Top 10 spots. Hot on the heels of last week’s Driver Power new car results – which saw the Toyota Prius claim victory as the best car on sale today – the …

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Drivers holding back on electric switch

Electric car charging

Lower prices, reassurances over battery life and more accessible charge points are among the things drivers claim would persuade them to switch to an electric car, it has emerged. According to research commissioned by Jardine Motors Group, despite the fact that electric vehicles are greener, just 7% of motorists have …

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Jaguar I-Pace wins World Car of the Year hat-trick

Jaguar I-Pace

The game-changing all-electric Jaguar I-Pace has completed an historic treble at the 2019 World Car Awards. Not only did it win the coveted 2019 World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year titles – equalling the success of the F-Pace in 2017 – it was also …

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Revealed: the most satisfying new cars to own

Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid

The Toyota Prius has topped the table in the UK’s biggest new car ownership survey. The world’s biggest-selling hybrid car narrowly beat the Lexus IS saloon in the 2019 Driver Power survey, published exclusively by Auto Express. In all, there were three hybrids in the Driver Power top five, while …

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