Too young for a driver's licence at 15, Evelina Christiansen is already cruising in a sleek BMW in Sweden, where teens can drive any car modified to roll no faster than a golf cart. While teenagers elsewhere have to make do with a moped or scooter until they get a driver's licence, young Swedes can use almost any vehicle that has its top speed capped.
In terms of monetary value, what is the most valuable cargo you have driven on the road? Few people are likely to have been in charge of a more expensive load than Michael McGowan, who for years transported one of the world’s greatest racehorses.
The banking crisis has been caused by the interest rate rises, and further hikes were supposed to be a no no.
Let’s celebrate the Maxus as a pioneer in the field of sensible, practical BEV production
There can be no quick fix for deeply rooted economic problems.
The Youtube stars have created something of a commercial blueprint by harnessing the platform’s algorithms to maximise Prime’s exposure.
For some producers, the American approach to EU delicacies really grates.
The average person will spend 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime, so you might as well try and enjoy it.
In theory, the Renault 14 should have been the French manufacturer’s alternative to the Volkswagen Golf. In practice, it suffered from an offbeat appearance and a well-founded reputation for corrosion. Only six of all types remain in use, and only one of these is a flagship TS version such as this, which Kenneth Campbell’s father acquired new on 25 March 1981.
SAIC Volkswagen Automotive Co is offering 3.7 billion yuan ($537 million) in cash subsidies for car purchases in China, joining more than 40 brands in slashing prices ahead of a change in emissions rules in the world's largest auto market. The joint venture between China's SAIC Motor Corp Ltd and Germany's Volkswagen AG is offering 15,000 yuan to 50,000 yuan in subsidies until April 30 for its full lineup, which includes the Teramont, Lavida and Phideon models, SAIC-VW said on its WeChat account late on Thursday.
To encourage the ‘economically inactive’ back to work, the government is changing pensions, childcare funding and creating more support for people with long-term illnesses.
The battle to produce an affordable small electric car is one that many makers are finding hard to win due to safety regulations and demands on range requirements but restrictions on battery sizes, but Volkswagen under its new boss Thomas Schäfer has unveiled its concept for such a ‘people’s car’ costing less than £22,000 (€25,000).
The organiser of the popular Goodwood’s Festival of Speed said he fears the target will be a tough challenge.
The Volkswagen Polo GTI has long lived in the shadow of its bigger brother, the Golf GTI. Does it step into the light with this improved model? Jonathan Crouch drives it.
The DS 7 E-TENSE 4x4 300 represents this luxury French brand's more distinctive take on what a 'D'-segment luxury plug-in SUV should be. It can take you up to 40 miles without emitting any CO2 and manage 128mpg.
New rules following a spate of bank failures in 19th century Britain could provide some lessons for today’s regulators.
Childcare, pensions and support for energy bills are among the main budget plans for the UK government.
BMW expects over 50% of new sales to be all-electric vehicles well ahead of its 2030 target and could envision a hydrogen-powered car going into production in the second half of the decade, the premium carmaker said on Wednesday. The carmaker forecast slightly higher deliveries and an 8-10% margin for the year, up from its 7-9% target in 2022, but cautioned that it still expected high costs from supply chain troubles and had not factored a deep recession in its key markets into its outlook. BMW finance chief Nicolas Peter, who is due to retire later this year, said he expected energy and chip supply to stabilise but still predicted significant cost burdens from logistics bottlenecks and high raw material prices.
The AI is not a major threat to human employment.
The evidence on whether TikTok poses a risk to users’ privacy and security.
Reading economic news can be confusing. Here’s how to understand what the news is – and isn’t – telling you.
The collapse of a US bank is the latest crisis for central banks to deal with. But rather than being saviours of the global economy, what if they are actually a big part of the problem?
We’ve been waiting for Elon Musk to reveal details of Tesla’s new entry-level model; at the company’s recent investor day he came tantalisingly close. However, we’ll have to wait a while before further details of the much-vaunted car, which is set to rival the Volkswagen ID.3, are made public – and that means it’ll be longer still before you can buy one.
He steadied the ship in the autumn. Can he now turn around the Conservatives’ electoral fortunes?
The speed of SVB’s collapse was a surprise but central bankers can learn lessons from this failure.