It's the Paris Motor Show's 120th anniversary. The industry's facing radical change, and Mazda, Nissan, Volvo and even France's PSA Group did not attend. More and more hybrid and all-electric models are on show for fewer and fewer attendees.
Opel's five-door Insignia Grand Sport sedan is a real head-turner. Now it comes with another gasoline engine option - a 1.6-liter turbo with an output of 147 kW. Thanks to a particulate filter, it meets Euro 6d-Temp emissions standards.
In 2019, the BMW X5 will be celebrating 20 years on the road, and the German carmaker has released a new version of the model. The original Sports Activity Vehicle was once very popular in the segment, but has lost market share in the last few years.
The Nissan Qashqai has received an update, and the changes are more than skin-deep.
Jaguar has created a new audio system that helps blind pedestrians avoid near-silent electric cars.
Alternating every two years with the Frankfurt International Motor Show for Commercial Vehicles, this major trade fair sets the tone for the segment. This year, it was all about digitalization, electromobility and urban logistics.
Jaguar Land Rover has conducted the first autonomous lap of one of the UK's most challenging roads.
UK Autodrive has completed its three-year project on autonomous vehicle technology. The aim of the project is to help reduce accidents, congestion and pollution.
The 2019 iteration of this estate car looks sportier and sleeker than its predecessor, while the cabin is minimalist but classy. And lots of high-tech assistants help keep driver and passengers safe and relaxed, even on longer trips.
It took 42 years, but Volkswagen finally has a GTI for younger people in its line-up again. We look at how the new version of the Up! compares to the 1970s Golf GTI.
This week we take a look at one of the car industry's forgotten trendsetters. A compact sedan designed by Carl Borgward in the late 1950s played a key role in shaping attitudes towards mid-sized models.
The CX-3 is one of the Japanese manufacturer's most successful models. Now Mazda has updated its compact SUV in an attempt to retain its slice of a competitive market. We took the crossover through its paces.
A car's battery is an integral component and one that will need replacing during your car's life - here's how to check its condition.
Are you considering an electric car? Always make sure that such a purchase makes sense for you before putting your money down.
SEAT has rolled out its latest SUV - their 14th model named after a Spanish place. It was christened Tarraco, the ancient Roman name for Tarragona, in an online vote. Over 146,000 people in 134 countries took part. The Tarraco is SEAT's flagship.
Opel has unveiled the fifth generation of its multifunctional high-roof Combo van, developed based on the EMP2 platform from Opel's new parent company PSA. It comes as the commercial Cargo version or the family-oriented Life version.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed, now in its 25th year, is all about cars and motorsport. Some 180,000 visitors flock to the event in southern England to see victorious race cars from bygone days and the latest high-performance vehicles.
No Volvo has ever been powered by just three cylinders - until now. The turbocharged T3 power plant makes its debut in the XC40 SUV. It puts out 115 kilowatts. For now, it's available only with front-wheel drive and a six-speed manual transmission.
Renault has shown off its latest concept car, the autonomous, electric EZ-Ultimo.
Porsche has revealed that the 911 Speedster, which originally debuted as a concept car, will go on sale in 2019.
Football star David Beckham introduced the first made-in-Vietnam cars in Paris on Tuesday. VinFast, a unit of Vietnam's largest conglomerate Vingroup, invited Beckham to attend the launch of its new cars at the Paris Motor Show. Beckham is known...
BMW has revealed the new 3 Series at the Paris Motor Show. Here's what you need to know about the upcoming model.
Porsche has revealed a new track car based on the 911 GT2 RS, designed to recall to the 935 racer of the 1970s.
While essential maintenance checks are always wise, ensuring your car is in its best shape heading into winter is crucial. Here's seven tips to prepare your vehicle for the colder months ahead.
The 2nd-generation Audi Q3 is a family SUV - a compact crossover with allround talents. The exterior shows greater self-confidence, while the interior offers plenty of room and variability. Deliveries in some European countries begin in November 2...
Bigger, stronger, faster: The body-builder's motto also goes for Hyundai. When in was launched in 1991, it was received with a weak smile, now it's become an established brand. That especially goes for the Santa Fe, that's now in its fourth genera...
BMW is showing off its new racer that's set to enter into FIA's fully electric Formula E racing series in December 2018. The new BMW iFE.18 went for its first spin at the official Formula E test. DW met the BMW works drivers and took a closer look...
For the first time, the colorful W get-together took place in Wolfsburg to celebrate the New Beetle's 20th birthday. Whether it's a unicorn on wheels, a Star Wars theme, or a souped-up an, the Beetle Sunshine Tour has something for everyone.
DW tested the Mazda 2 in an unusual variation: the smallest of the 3 gasoline engines available, putting out 55 kW, along with the exclusive Kizoku intense trim level, with design perks and driver's assistance systems enhancing elegance and comfort.
Skoda has helped two athletes set a thrilling world record. Martial artist Markus Haas caught an arrow from Olympian archer Laurence Baldauff - fired at a blistering 134mph.
BMW presents its first self-driving motorcycle. The vehicle can drive off, accelerate, turn and independently slow to a stop, and its aim is to improve rider safety.
The Vauxhall Corsa GSi is on sale now - here's the key information on the new hot hatch.
WLTP emissions testing is now mandatory for all newly-registered cars in the UK - here's what you need to know.
Ferrari has unveiled two special limited-edition special-series vehicles. The Monza SP1 and SP2 take inspiration from classic Ferrari race cars. They're the first models in a new concept of limited-edition models called 'Icone'.
The disguised prototype of the T-Cross - VW's new baby SUV - is being test driven in public, not in the standard black and white stickers of a disguised vehicle but with a multicolored covering. On its side it bears a logo that reads "I am more".
The new third-generation Bentley Continental GT boasts 467 kW of power, an incredible 900 Nm of torque, and a top speed of 333 km/h. We took this beautiful beast for a spin, and met up with Bentley's Head of Interior Design, Darren Day.
Mercedes-Benz recently invited journalists from all over the world to the Swedish capital Stockholm for the global premiere of its new all-electric SUV. The EQC is the first model in Mercedes' new electric "EQ" line and is classed as a crossover SUV.
Peugeot's new Rifter is robust proof that not every new model rolled out these days has to be an SUV. This one's a multi-purpose vehicle, or, as Americans would call it, a minivan. It's available with one gasoline and two diesel engines.
Most fans of recreational vehicle are lured by the freedom of the open road. They can taste that freedom at Dusseldorf's Caravan Salon, the world's largest trade fair for recreational vehicles, motorhomes and campers.
The Audi E-tron Quattro is the first all-electric production car from the German manufacturer.
After 80 years, the Volkswagen Beetle will finally cease production, according to the German firm.
In 1961, Hans Trippel began production of the Amphicar 770 - the world's first commercial amphibious car. Powered by two propellers, it cruises through the water at 6.5 knots or 12 km/h. Only 3,878 of them were built.
With the new Q8, Audi is looking to compete with BMW and Mercedes in the increasingly popular SUV coupe sector. It melds the elegance of a four-door coupe with the versatility of a large SUV.
The Monterey Car Week is unlike any other vintage car meet in the world. During it, classic and race car fans of every age and nationality converge on the Pacific coast to talk shop and dream of driving one of the many exquisite models themselves.
Mazda has given its flagship model a major facelift rather than putting a new generation out on the roads. And the update marks an improvement on the car's predecessor - especially in the interior.