Recent articles by Graham Hope

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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

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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

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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

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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


'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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Hot Hyundais on the way as Hyundai N performance division confirmed

21 Jan, 2016

Three Hyundai N performance cars are on the way with the i30 N and Genesis G70 N set to arrive first

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'We push MPs for change on MPG and emissions tests'

20 Jan, 2016

Auto Express invited to talk car emissions with Transport Select Comittee

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Hyundai and Kia plan eco-explosion with major hybrid tech roll out

19 Jan, 2016

Hyundai's Ioniq is just the start with 26 Hyundai, Kia and Genesis hybrids planned by 2020


"2016 is crunch time for Italian car brands"

6 Jan, 2016

Some of Fiat Chrysler's bold targets come to fruition this year, but will they work? Graham Hope looks ahead


Deals On Wheels: Vauxhall Astra super-salesman

10 Dec, 2015

We meet the super-salesman who’s devoted 32 years of his life to selling Britain’s favourite hatch

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Lamborghini Urus SUV will use the brand's first turbo V8

1 Dec, 2015

Lamborghini Urus will go into production in 2018, powered by a 4.0-litre twin turbo V8


'Mazda and Subaru do things differently - even bordering on the maverick'

4 Nov, 2015

The Japanese brands' determination leads to some fantastic cars, says Graham Hope


'The car industry mustn't get bogged down in negativity'

28 Oct, 2015

There is a worry that the car industry is currently a soft target and one that needs kicking, says Graham Hope

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Mazda RX-Vision Tokyo concept previews new RX-7 coupe

27 Oct, 2015

This is the Mazda RX-Vision concept, a sleek sports car that hints at a new rotary-engined production car

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Ultra-luxurious £200k Range Rover on the way

23 Sep, 2015

More expensive Range Rover would take on new challengers from Bentley and Rolls-Royce

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