Audi R8 e-tron killed off for production – again

Photo red Audi R8 e-Tron

It seems Audi has confirmed to Autocar that the electric Audi R8 – the R8 e-Tron – isn’t viable for production and won’t be made, citing poor range and high cost. It’s more than six months since we reported that Audi were planning to kill off any production plans for the electric R8 e-Tron, with […]

Better Place EV Battery Swap business goes bust

Better Place Battery Swap Station photo

Better Place, the Israeli company that planned to revolutionise electric car ownership by offering battery swap technology, has filed for bankruptcy. It seemed like a good idea: take the cost of batteries out of the cost of buying an electric car and instead charge EV owners to use ‘Battery Swap’ stations where depleted batteries could […]

BMW 4 Series Coupe makes UK debut at PGA Championship

Photo BMW 4 Series Coupe at PGA Championships in Wentworth, UK.

The BMW 4 Series Coupe Concept – the soon to arrive replacement for the old 3 Series Coupe – has made its UK debut at the BMW PGA Championships this weekend. We had our first look at the car that will replace the old 3-Series Coupe ahead of its debut at the 2013 Detroit Auto […]

1953 Ferrari 340/375 MM Pinin Farina Berlinetta ‘Competizione’ makes €9,856,000

photo of red 1953 Ferrari 340/375 MM Pinin Farina Berlinetta ‘Competizione’

A 1953 Ferrari 340/375 MM Pinin Farina Berlinetta ‘Competizione’ has made €9,856,000 in R. M. Auctions Villa Erba sale during the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este weekend. It’s the annual  Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este festival of supercars and classic cars this weekend, and poart of that is the RM Auctions sale at Vella Erba, on the banks of Lake […]

Henrik Fisker wants to buy back Fisker

Photo of Henrik Fisker and Fisker car

Henrik Fisker has teamed up with Hong Kong billionaire Richard Li to try and save the Fisker Car Company from bankruptcy. The resignation of Henrik Fisker in March from the eponymous company he worked so hard to build in to a credible ‘Green’ car company precipitated the meltdown of Fisker, which now stands on the […]

Hyundai i20 WRC starts testing

Hyundai i20 WRC car photo

Ahead of an official WRC debut in Monte Carlo in January 2014, Hyundai has starting testing their i20 WRC Rally car on real roads. Hyundai has been busy plotting its return to WRC Rallying for 2014, but so far it’s all been about behind the scenes work on building an i20 capable of taking on […]

Monaco Grand Prix (2013): RESULT

Mercedes leading start of 2013 Monaco GP Photo

With a Mercedes front row – and Rosberg on pole – can Mercedes finally turn their stunning qualifying in to a stunning result in Monaco? Monaco can often be a bit of a procession, with limited opportunities to pass, and the 2013 Monaco Grand Prix was no different. But it was so interspersed with accident and […]