Recent articles by Graham Hope


'The £1m DfT emissions report tells us nothing we didn't already know'

28 Apr, 2016

As emissions remains a hot topic, editor Graham Hope is struggling to see the point of the Department for Transport's £1m report

Ford GT Configurator - front three quarter

New Ford GT supercar order books open

13 Apr, 2016

You can now place an order for one of the first 500 Ford GTs - but those with less spare cash can play on the configurator too


'The Jaguar F-Pace lives up to the hype, and is a fitting tribute'

6 Apr, 2016

The new F-Pace stands out but we're reminded that it's people who make the car industry great

Nissan Navara Visia 2016 - crop front cornering
Road tests

Nissan Navara Acenta dCi 160 pick-up review

30 Mar, 2016

We test the new Nissan Navara truck with its entry-level engine and middle-ranking Acenta spec

Hyundai Ulsan - factory

Hyundai's factory: The biggest in the world

28 Mar, 2016

No plant builds more cars a year than Hyundai's remarkable Ulsan facility in South Korea. We visit a true manufacturing phenomenon


"Pick-up sales are on the up, so it's no wonder more car brands are entering the fray"

27 Mar, 2016

After noticing that pick-ups are becoming easier to live with, it's not hard to see why they are growing in popularity, says Graham Hope

Renault Alpine Vision concept - front white

Renault's Alpine brand could get Mercedes-AMG power

22 Mar, 2016

Renault hints that it could turn to Mercedes-AMG in the hunt for performance engines to power its Alpine range


"VW's desire for rehabilitation shouldn't overshadow its cars"

9 Mar, 2016

It seems odd for Volkswagen to focus on an improbable autonomous future when its line-up of Geneva stars is so promising, says Graham Hope

Kia Sorento Long-termer - header
Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Kia Sorento

7 Mar, 2016

Second report: Our man gets a lift to test SUV's seven-seat capability

Skoda badge

SUVs to form a key part of Skoda's future strategy

4 Mar, 2016

Skoda CEO Bernhard Maier tells us that SUVs will play an important role in the brand's future

2016 Ford Kuga SUV - front

Hot Ford Kuga is planned but ST badging unlikely

2 Mar, 2016

Ford has its sights set on performance version of the Ford Kuga to complement the luxury Vignale model

Skoda Roomster

No room in the range as Skoda Roomster gets the axe

2 Mar, 2016

Dated Skoda Roomster will not be replaced as brand look ahead to the future

VW Golf GTE Sport concept side

VW plans new electric car to take eco motoring mainstream

29 Feb, 2016

Volkswagen wants to revolutionise the electric car market and be quicker to adopt new technologies, like Tesla

Hyundai Ioniq
Road tests

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid 2016 review

16 Feb, 2016

We get an early taste of hybrid with Toyota Prius unashamedly in its sights


'It's no surprise that Europe's car makers still have China in their sights'

10 Feb, 2016

After a visit to Renault's new factory in Wuhan, expansion in China means sustainable growth for car makers, says Graham Hope

Renault factory Wuhan China

Renault opens new factory in Wuhan, China

1 Feb, 2016

Renault's new manufacturing plant will build the Kadjar and a new large SUV in partnership with Dongfeng

Renault ZOE front tracking

Renault could turn to hybrid tech

1 Feb, 2016

Renault is considering its hybrid options but it won’t be bringing the Kwid crossover to Europe

Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Ford Mondeo

28 Jan, 2016

Final report: 'Global' family car feels like it's best suited to US roads

Opinion - Hyundai Ioniq

'Hyundai is great at selling cars, but has to appeal to the heart too'

27 Jan, 2016

As Hyundai’s sales soar, Graham Hope finds out that they aim to be the world’s largest manufacturer, and the most beloved

Genesis G90 front tracking cropped
Road tests

New Genesis G90 2016 review

21 Jan, 2016

We get a first taste of Hyundai's premium brand, Genesis, in South Korea

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