2014 World Car Awards winners

This year’s World Car Awards winners have been named at the New York International Auto Show. Some of the results might be rather surprising…

Citroën unveils the DS 6WR

Citroën’s strategy to make DS a separate sub-brand is set to continue with the 6WR. An SUV inspired by the Wild Rubis concept, it’ll be launched first in China.

Peugeot 2008 DKR unveiled

Mini has been victorious in the car category of the Dakar Rally for the past three years. However, in 2015 that winning streak could be under threat from the new Peugeot 2008 DKR.

Discovery Vision Concept first view

Just before its unveiling at the New York International Auto Show, Land Rover has offered a glimpse of the Discovery Vision Concept.

2015 Nissan Murano revealed

Nissan has unveiled its all-new third-generation Murano mid-size crossover.

Smart fortwo grandstyle launched

Smart’s latest fortwo special edition follows a familiar pattern. Named the grandstyle, it takes the existing passion model as a starting point and adds some extra specification.

North American Cruze updated for 2015

Chevrolet has revealed its 2015 North American-specification Cruze.

2014/2015 Formula E calendar revised

Some changes to the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship calendar have been agreed by the FIA World Motor Sport Council.

2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible unveiled

Chevrolet has announced the arrival of its most powerful drop-top ever, the 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible.

Jeep Grand Cherokee concept for Moab 2014

The Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel Trail Warrior is one of six concepts built by Jeep and Mopar for the 2014 Easter Jeep Safari.

Two Jeep Cherokee concepts for Moab 2014

In addition to a trio of Wrangler concepts, Jeep and Mopar together have prepared two Cherokee specials for this year’s Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah.

Three Jeep Wrangler concepts for Moab 2014

Jeep has collaborated with Mopar to create three special Wrangler concepts for this year’s Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah.

Mercedes-Benz SL 400 UK price announced

Following the unveiling of the SL 400 earlier this week, Mercedes-Benz has confirmed a UK price and specification for its new roadster variant.

2015 Lexus NX first view

Lexus has unveiled the new NX. A mid-size crossover, its task will be to steal segment share from established rivals such as the Audi Q5 and BMW X3.

Mini DeLux limited edition revealed

Winner of the Mini Originals design competition is the ‘DeLux’, which rather looks as if it was inspired by the movie Tron.

2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD High Country

Chevrolet is adding a High Country variant to its 2015 Silverado HD pick-up range. Promising a bit more luxury, it’ll be offered on 2500 and 3500 models equipped with a crew cab.

Škoda launches SE Business models

With fleet and corporate sales accounting for over half of UK registrations, it’s unsurprising that Škoda has decided to target those sectors with a new SE Business trim grade.

Bentley Mulsanne Hybrid Concept

This month’s Beijing Motor Show will see Bentley unveil the Mulsanne-based Hybrid Concept.

Ford S-Max Vignale Concept unveiled

Like Ghia, Vignale started out as an Italian automotive design house and coachbuilder. Now, like Ghia before it, Vignale has become the name for Ford’s upmarket trim grade in Europe.

Citroën creates the DS 5LS R concept

Citroën’s DS sub-brand has unveiled the 5LS R concept, which previews a sporty version of the model that’s available exclusively in China.

Mercedes-Benz SL 400 replaces the SL 350

As with many members of the current Mercedes-Benz range, the new SL 400’s name doesn’t denote its engine capacity.

2014 Mugen Shinden San revealed

After two consecutive second-place finishes in the Isle of Man TT Zero, Team Mugen must be desperate to secure a victory in the zero-emissions motorcycle race this year.

2014 Mercedes DTM driver squad confirmed

Mercedes-Benz is entering this year’s DTM with a team of seven AMG C-Coupés.

2014 Datsun on-DO saloon unveiled

Russia is the target market for Datsun’s latest model, the peculiarly-named on-DO.

2015 BMW M4 Convertible revealed

Last December saw the new M3 Saloon and M4 Coupé unveiled. Now, as anticipated, they’ve been joined by the first-ever M4 Convertible.

Top 10: UK car sales Q1 2014

The arrival of the ‘14’ plate saw 464,824 cars registered in the UK during March, an increase of 17.7% compared to the same month last year. That growth, which was higher than expected, resulted mainly from pent-up retail demand, continued low interest rates and the availability of some attractive finance deals.

2014 Ram Heavy Duty Black package

Following last year’s 1500 Black Express, Ram has introduced a Black appearance package for the 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty pick-ups.

Ypsilon Elefantino 2014 Collection launched

Lancia has unveiled the Ypsilon Elefantino 2014 Collection in Milan. The brand’s latest ‘Special Series’ model, it has been created to appeal to a younger, more fashion-conscious clientele.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV UK prices

Prices for the new Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle will start from £28,249 in the UK. Unusually, that makes it the same as an equivalent diesel-powered Outlander.

Four more 2014 BMW M4 DTM liveries

BMW Motorsport has unveiled the colour schemes that will adorn the new M4 DTM race cars of António Félix da Costa, Augusto Farfus, Maxime Martin and Marco Wittmann.