Sauber C36-Ferrari unveiled

For its twenty-fifth season in Formula One, Sauber F1 Team has created an all-new car. The C36-Ferrari, which will be driven by Marcus Ericsson and Pascal Wehrlein, is due to debut at the first Circuit de Catalunya pre-season test session later this month.

Opel Ampera-e NEDC range confirmed

An impressive range makes General Motor's decision not to offer the pure-electric Ampera-e in right-hand drive form (wearing Vauxhall badges) even more disappointing.

BMW builds a hover bike (sort of)

Fans of Lego Technic will already know that kit number 42063 – the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure motorcycle – comes with alternative instructions to construct the Hover Ride Design Concept.

James Bond inspires a unique Evora Sport 410

Lotus Exclusive, the brand’s personalisation department, has created a one-off Evora Sport 410. A tribute to the Esprit S1 submersible that was driven by James Bond in ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’, it features numerous cosmetic flourishes.

Peugeot announces the Partner Tepee Electric

Peugeot has finally decided to offer an electric-powered version of the five-seat Partner Tepee MPV. Considering the virtually identical Partner Electric van was first unveiled in 2012, its arrival has been rather a long time coming.

Urban eTruck customer trials to begin

Following last year’s electric-powered Urban eTruck prototype, Mercedes-Benz has announced a small build run and the start of user trials.

Ferrari 812 Superfast vs. Ferrari F12berlinetta

One of the undoubted stars of next month’s Geneva Motor Show will be the new Ferrari 812 Superfast. According to the company, this V12-powered model is set to become “the most powerful and exclusive” member of its road car line-up.

Mitsubishi has named its new crossover

Next month's Geneva Motor Show will see the unveiling of Mitsubishi's Eclipse Cross.

2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Special

Black components, a larger headlight nacelle, 'Turbine' cast wheels and the lack of any windscreen distinguish the new 2017 Road King Special.

An engine downsize for the 2017 Isuzu D-Max

Isuzu has confirmed that the D-Max pick-up is getting a smaller-capacity 1.9 litre turbo-diesel engine. It's Euro 6-compliant but, because nitrogen oxide emissions aren't controlled via selective catalytic reduction, an AdBlue exhaust fluid tank isn't required.

Mercedes-Benz has launched a new black cab

Taking a ride in a black cab is on the 'to do' lists of many visitors to London. Of course, they probably envisage hailing a traditionally-shaped LTI TX4 or Metrocab, not a converted van.

Škoda updates the Citigo for 2017

It's been five years since Škoda's Citigo first arrived at dealers, so the diminutive city car was probably overdue a refresh.

The Nissan Titan gains a King Cab option

When the current Titan full-size pick-up was first announced a couple of years ago, Nissan promised that the range would include a King Cab configuration. Now, at last, it's here.

Škoda introduces the Kodiaq Sportline

Is there such a thing as too much choice? When it comes to the Kodiaq SUV, Škoda clearly doesn’t think so.

Škoda launches the Kodiaq Scout

Standard-fit all-wheel drive should mean the Kodiaq Scout’s all-terrain ability lives up to its more rugged look.

The Toyota Yaris gets a new petrol engine

Given the current trend for small-capacity, three-cylinder, turbocharged engines, Toyota’s decision to stick a 1.5 litre, four-cylinder, normally-aspirated petrol unit in the 2017 Yaris supermini might come as a surprise.

Three Commodore limited editions unveiled

Sadly, the current Holden Commodore will soon be replaced by a rebadged Vauxhall / Opel Insignia Grand Sport. So, to commemorate the rear-wheel drive model’s imminent passing, three special versions have been created.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV updated for 2017

A series of small changes might make the all-wheel drive Outlander plug-in hybrid a slightly more practical proposition.

Top 10: Irish car sales 2016

Figures published by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show that over 146,000 new cars were registered in the country during 2016. In fact, market size grew by 17.5% compared to 2015, with most of the additional volume appearing in January and February.

Kia Stinger European specifications announced

Kia certainly created a stir at the North American International Auto Show earlier this month by unveiling the Stinger. Described by its maker as a fastback sports sedan, sales across Europe are due to begin during the fourth quarter of 2017.

Transit Custom PHEV to be trialled in London

Ford and Transport for London are collaborating on a project that's going to assess twenty plug-in hybrid Transit Custom vans. These prototype vehicles will be allocated to various fleets from autumn 2017 for a twelve-month period.

Vauxhall / Opel Crossland X first view

In its launch photographs, the new Crossland X looks fairly bulky. Don't be deceived though, because this B-segment crossover (which will sit alongside the Mokka X in the Vauxhall and Opel ranges) is actually quite compact.

Knaus Crafter-based camper van concept

Fiat's Ducato pretty much dominates the large camper van scene at the moment. Whether or not the all-new Volkswagen Crafter can steal market share from its established Italian rival remains to be seen, but conversions have already started to emerge.

NP300 Navara Trek-1° special edition unveiled

Full marks to Nissan for giving its latest limited edition pick-up an interesting name. The Trek-1°, which is based on the range-topping NP300 Navara Tekna, alludes to the -1° longitude of the Navarre desert in Spain.

Chevy’s Cruze becomes the Holden Astra sedan

Holden has released the first images of its 2017 Astra sedan. This new four-door, which arrives at dealers in May, is essentially a Chevrolet Cruze with a restyled nose.

A high performance Yaris is coming

Current World Rally Championship regulations don't require manufacturers to build a certain number of identical cars in order to participate. That wasn't the case under the long-superseded Group B and Group A rules, which demanded the production of so-called homologation specials.

Top 10: UK car sales 2016 - winners and losers

Total new car registrations hit an all-time high of 2,692,786 in 2016. Compared to 2015, that figure represented a modest rise of 2.3%. Of course, some manufacturers comfortably beat the market average, but it was a year to forget for others.

The run-out Honda Civic Type R Black Edition

After just eighteen months, production of the current Civic Type R has come to an end. A total of 2,500 examples were allocated to the UK market and, to celebrate the model's departure, the final 100 have been built to Black Edition specification.

2017 NACTOY winners

2017's North American Car of the Year, Truck of the Year and Utility Vehicle of the Year have been announced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Top 10: UK car sales 2016

Numerous ‘experts’ predicted that economic doom and gloom would surely follow when the UK voted to leave the European Union. Well, if new car registrations are a pertinent measure, then they’ve been wrong so far.