John Siminster writes for the motoring section of The Independent.
11 March 2012 12:00 AM
For the 59 judges from across Europe, six of them from the UK (including me), this was shaping up to be a close contest. Last Monday, the European Car of the Year (COTY) winner was to be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show for the first time. Could Volkswagen's Up mini-car beat Vauxhall's electric-petrol Ampera? Or would high technology rule, as it did in 2011 when the electric Nissan Leaf won?
04 March 2012 12:00 AM
Out of the shadows: Will a new model finally get the Lexus GS sports saloon noticed?
26 February 2012 12:00 AM
Take the high road: How do three new versions of VW's latest compact measure up?
12 February 2012 12:00 AM
Enter Hyundai's Veloster – the first three-door car to add up
05 February 2012 12:00 AM
Why the new Bentley GT is all the better for downsizing its engine
22 January 2012 12:00 AM
Why Fiat's new Panda can give VW's compact a run for its money
15 January 2012 12:00 AM
Kia's roomy saloon seems destined for the minicab ranks
08 January 2012 12:00 AM
Can Toyota bounce back from a terrible year with its new GT?
11 December 2011 12:00 AM
Can BMW live up to its old slogan with the new 3-series?
04 December 2011 12:00 AM
Why fans of a 911's 'talkative' steering are going to have to let go...
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