Editorials Oct 13, 2015

Volkswagen cheats

The Volkswagen scandal has also exposed an uncomfortable truth that has long been known but rarely discussed — virtually all automakers "cheat" on the emissions tests.

The car of the future that runs on air

World Mar 30, 2013

The car of the future that runs on air

by Tim Lewis

There was a sense, when I arrived in Paris a couple of weeks ago, that France was if not quite in meltdown then certainly enduring a profound existential crisis. Unemployment had metastasized to 10.6 percent, and the country's credit rating was in the dumps. President ...

No driver, no problem: how road travel will change

World Mar 30, 2013

No driver, no problem: how road travel will change

by Kit Buchan

Navigation Innovation in motoring has always involved the gradual removal of human agency from the general business of operating a car. The hand crank, the choke and the double-dip clutch are thankfully behind us, and new cars can not only turn the wheels and pump ...