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The Top Gear car review: Alpine A110

FOR: A genuinely different rival to the Cayman, and a fine advert for light weight AGAINST: Its approach may be too dedicated for some Overview What is it? It’s the new Renault Alpine A110. And it’s something very different. On the surface it’s perfectly straightforward, a compact two-seat coupe in the mould of the Porsche Cayman and Audi TT. But ... Read More »

Next-Gen BMW M3 Spotted Testing For The First Time

A test mule of the new BMW M3 performance sedan was recently spotted testing on the international roads. The car was rumoured to be in the making for a quite a while now and this is the first time that a prototype of the upcoming BMW M3 has been spotted testing. The next-gen BMW M3 is likely to be introduced sometime in ... Read More »

What to see at the Los Angeles Auto Show

In Los Angeles, the auto industry is holding its breath. Change is coming, but no one exactly knows when or how EVs or self-driving cars will make a dent in the way Americans drive. What is clear is that if new technologies are successful, California, with its push toward zero emissions and lucrative tax incentives, will lead the way in ... Read More »

Electric cars still the future

Queen’s Park should let the free market bring electric vehicles along and not be tempted by taxes and quotas. – Toronto Star file photo The road to Ontario’s electric-car future is long, twisted and filled with deep potholes, as the provincial government is discovering. Despite doling out $75 million in rebates to people who buy electric vehicles and spending $20 ... Read More »

Early Model 3 review shows off the best and worst features on Tesla’s new EV

If you’ve been wondering why we still haven’t seen a thorough and enlightening Model 3 review, the simple answer is that the number of Model 3 vehicles out on the road is infinitesimal. The reason for this, not surprisingly, is that Tesla, as some astutely predicted months ago, has experienced some challenges with respect to Model 3 production. Despite Elon Musk ... Read More »

The Indian man who changed his name to Regret

His parents named him Sathyanarayana Iyer. But he changed it to Regret Iyer. The BBC’s Geeta Pandey meets him in the southern Indian city of Bangalore to find out if he has ever regretted his decision. Mr Iyer wears many hats – he describes himself as a writer, publisher, photographer, journalist, cartoonist and many other things. When I met the ... Read More »

What to expect at the Los Angeles Auto Show

What can we expect to see next week at the Los Angeles Auto Show that we’ve not seen before? It’s the first major North American auto show of the season, open to the public on Dec. 1 with press events in advance. Check out globedrive.com for news and updates. FCA 2018 Jeep Wrangler. FCA Undoubtedly the star of the show, Jeep’s new Wrangler has been teased and ... Read More »

Donating a car to charity? You might want to pump the brakes

Thinking of donating your clunker to charity for a nice tax deduction? Proceed with caution. The gifting of used cars to “charities” has become a favorite way for Americans to dispose of unwanted vehicles. And why not? You can avoid the headache of selling or junking the car, help a charitable cause and lower your tax burden all at the ... Read More »

This is the best used car on sale right now – and it’ll cost you just £6,000

THE SEAT Leon has been crowned as the best used car money can buy – and it’s an absolute bargain. The 2013 family hatchback was named winner by What Car?’s expert judges who said it combined driving fun, quality, safety and kerb appeal. And you can pick up a good example with full service history for just £6,000. The model ... Read More »

80: Toyota GT86 – following the finest traditions for blue collar sports cars

The GT86 is not just another addition to the burgeoning Toyota fleet. This has been a messenger, a motoring signal to the masses: Toyota is back in the sports car market and it means business. After mistakenly abandoning this segment with the death of the MR2, in 2012 the GT86 announced a reversal of strategy at the brand, courtesy of a partnership ... Read More »