Recent articles by Ken Gibson

Aston Martin DP-100 on track

Options are open for Aston Martin hypercar project

13 Aug, 2015

Rumours of an Adrian Newey designed Aston Martin supercar are premature but the extreme road car project is being considered

Aston DBX

UK in the running to get new Aston Martin factory

12 Aug, 2015

Aston Martin is considering ten locations for its new plant with PM David Cameron pushing for one in the UK, possibly Wales

Best of British: Nissan factory

Nissan's Sunderland success story: UK car manufacturing at its best

30 Jul, 2015

Best of British: we look at how Nissan threw a lifeline to the ailing North East with its world-beating Sunderland plant

Best of British Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce: back from the dead

13 Jul, 2015

Best of British: we meet the new blood helping Rolls-Royce achieve record sales – 17 years after it was sold with no factory and no cars


The MINI revolution: reinventing the most famous small car in the world

11 Jul, 2015

Our Best of British series continues as we meet some of 
the staff who’ve helped create a MINI boom under BMW

Best of British main feature

Putting the Great into Britain: exploring the car industry

10 Jul, 2015

The British car industry is booming, we visit the country's key car manufacturing sites to find out what went right

Renault Twizy F1 action 2
Road tests

Renault Twizy F1 review

4 Oct, 2013

The Renault Twizy F1 is an extreme version of the oddball electric car with F1-sourced KERS tech and 97bhp

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo front tracking
Road tests

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo concept

8 Dec, 2012

We hit the road in the new hybrid Porsche Panamera estate concept

Lotus Esprit

Lotus' future is safe

23 Oct, 2012

DRB-HICOM's Aslam Farikullah gives assurances that Lotus production will stay in Britain

Aston Martin DBS

Aston Martin centenary special

2 May, 2012

A new Aston Martin will be launched to celebrate the firm's 100th birthday next year

Dany Bahar Lotus boss

Latest on the future of Lotus

16 Apr, 2012

Lotus is facing an uncertain future – we talk to boss Dany Bahar about what lies ahead

mini uk jobs

£500m keeps MINI in the UK

13 Jun, 2011

Cash injection has secured British MINI jobs.

vauxhall calibra

New Calibra shapes up

10 Jun, 2011

We reveal stunning look of reborn Vauxhall coupé due to be joined by soft-top and heads raft of new models from firm.

New Vauxhall Zafira front
Road tests

New Vauxhall Zafira

28 Mar, 2011

We try new Vauxhall MPV in Arctic Circle, offers more flexible cabin, better drive

Range Rover Evoque
Road tests

Range Rover Evoque

21 Feb, 2011

The big verdict on groundbreaking new star set to change the way we think about 4x4s forever.

We drive the Coca Cola Christmas lorry! ken
Road tests

We drive the Coca Cola Christmas lorry!

20 Dec, 2010

Forget Santa's sleigh! We’ve driven the famous Kenworth truck from Coca-Cola’s Christmas adverts.

Vince Cable Range Rover

Vince Cable drives new Hybrid Range Rover

31 Aug, 2010

Ken Gibson joins the business secretary as he drives the latest cars from Aston, Land Rover and Jaguar.

Range Rover static
Road tests

Range Rover 2010 review

13 Aug, 2010

We celebrate Brit’s 40th birthday on the US’s toughest trail

Jag F-type is go!

Jag F-type is go!

28 May, 2010

Reborn roadster leads Brits into new era

Jag XJ joins the green party
Road tests

Jag XJ joins the green party

28 May, 2010

Revolutionary Limo Green is a hybrid big cat promising planet-friendly luxury motoring

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