Opel Ampera-e Paris debut confirmed

October's Paris Motor Show is due to see the first public appearance of the Opel Ampera-e. This electric-powered five-door hatchback, which apparently will offer “a fun-to-drive experience”, is essentially a rebadged Chevrolet Bolt.

Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo Edition models

This year's Düsseldorf Caravan Salon will see Mercedes-Benz unveil Edition versions of its Marco Polo and Marco Polo Activity camper vans.

Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante revealed

Following the Vanquish Zagato coupé's launch in June, Aston Martin has announced the imminent arrival of a Volante convertible version.

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 unveiled

A credible concept car needs to combine spectacular styling with technical progress. The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6, which has appeared at the Monterey Car Week, fulfils both of those criteria.

2017 Buick Cascada ST edition revealed

Buick has added a Sport Touring variant to its Cascada line-up.

A new livery for the BMW 2002 Hommage

For this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, BMW has given its 2002 Hommage a fresh colour scheme.

Cadillac creates the Escala Concept

According to Cadillac, the Escala Concept offers a preview of how the brand's design language is going to evolve.

The NP300 Navara becomes Euro 6 compliant

Nissan has tweaked the 2.3 litre, four-cylinder diesel engine that powers its NP300 Navara pick-up. Output is still either 158 bhp (118 kW / 160 PS) in single turbo guise or 187 bhp (140 kW / 190 PS) with twin turbos, but reduced emissions now mean Euro 6 compliance.

Volvo will supply Uber with autonomous cars

Becoming an Uber driver might not be a wise long-term job move. That's because Volvo has announced a deal with the app-based taxi service to provide autonomous vehicles.

McLaren 570GT by MSO Concept revealed

McLaren Special Operations has created a unique car for the upcoming Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

American-spec 2017 Civic Hatchback unveiled

In what is a sign of changing tastes, Honda is getting ready to offer its tenth-generation Civic in five-door hatchback form across North America. This new addition to the range, which will arrive in dealers later this year, joins the existing sedan and coupé models.

Ford F-150 STX and Super Duty STX announced

For the 2017 model year, buyers of Ford’s pick-up trucks in North America can specify a new STX trim grade.

MAN enters the LCV market with its new TGE

Volkswagen subsidiary MAN is about to launch its first light commercial vehicle. The new TGE, which will be available with gross weights of between 3.0 and 5.5 tonnes, is essentially a rebadged 2017 Volkswagen Crafter.

Škoda Kodiaq teaser shots released

Ahead of an official unveiling on the 1st of September, Škoda is continuing the teaser campaign for its all-new Kodiaq.

2017 Caterham Seven 310 unveiled

Compared to the existing Seven 270, the new Seven 310 benefits from an extra 17 bhp (13 kW / 18 PS). That increase – which results from revised mapping and high-performance camshafts – takes output from the 1.6 litre Ford Sigma engine up to 152 bhp (113 kW / 154 PS).

Nissan e-NV200 SOFC prototype revealed

Earlier this year, Nissan announced that it was developing a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) using bio-ethanol as a primary fuel. Now the technology has appeared in a prototype vehicle.

UK prices for the Passat GTE announced

Volkswagen dealers are now accepting orders for the Passat GTE plug-in hybrid.

2017 Volkswagen Crafter revealed

Unlike its predecessor, the second-generation Crafter won't share a bodyshell with the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. This all-new model, which takes many styling cues from the smaller Transporter, is going to be manufactured at a specially-constructed plant in Poland.

Suzuki creates two GSX-S1000 special editions

Suzuki has launched the GSX-S1000 Carbon Edition and GSX-S1000FA Tour Edition in the UK. In both cases, those names give a big clue regarding their extra specification.

Lotus launches the Elise Race 250

As its name suggests, the new Elise Race 250 is intended purely for competition use.

BMW Motorsport announces the M4 GT4

BMW Motorsport is developing a racing version of the M4 Coupé for customer teams and its own Junior Programme. This new competition car will comply with GT4 regulations, but deliveries aren't due to begin until the second half of 2017.

The all-electric Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck

Growing concerns about worsening city-centre air quality might eventually lead to severe restrictions for diesel-powered vehicles in municipal areas. Of course, such curbs would probably affect delivery trucks too, so manufacturers are starting to explore alternatives.

2017 Toyota Yaris WRC development continues

Next year will see the return of Toyota to the World Rally Championship. In preparation for that impending challenge, work on a new WRC-specification Yaris is progressing.

2017 Honda CBR250RR first view

Following the Light Weight Super Sports Concept's debut at last year's Tokyo Motor Show, Honda has unveiled the production CBR250RR.

2016 BMW M5 Competition Edition launched

Only 200 examples of the M5 Competition Edition are going to be built, so it’s set to be a very rare sight.

The unique Bentayga Fly Fishing by Mulliner

Fly fishing usually involves lots of gear, which can end up getting wet, dirty and smelly. It's probably not the kind of cargo that a Bentley Bentayga owner would want to carry around in their vehicle without taking certain precautions.

BMW 1 Series Sedan introduced in China

Hatchbacks aren't very popular in China, so BMW has created a saloon version of the 1 Series especially for that market.

2017 Renault Mégane Grand Coupé first view

It remains to be seen what impact the current political unrest in Turkey will have on the country's motor industry. If there's disruption, the new Mégane Grand Coupé – which is being built at the Oyak-Renault plant in Bursa – is one model that could be affected.

Special Ford 'Ole Yeller' Mustang unveiled

Ford has created its ninth unique aviation-themed Mustang. This latest iteration is a tribute to a North American P-51D Mustang named 'Ole Yeller', which has been a regular sight at air shows and the Reno National Championship Air Races for many years.

Mercedes-Benz Style Edition Garia Golf Car

Golf carts exist because some people are too lazy to walk a course's eighteen holes. Quite a few of them probably drive a Mercedes-Benz, so it seems appropriate that their favourite car brand has collaborated with Garia to develop a vehicle for the fairways.