Recent articles by Mike Rutherford

Peugeot Opinion

"If real-world fuel consumption is your major concern, buy a French car"

30 Sep, 2014

Auto Express' Mike Rutherford believes the French have unlocked the secret to high real-world fuel economy

Infiniti opinion

"Infiniti is offering something the German brands can’t - exclusivity"

25 Sep, 2014

Infiniti is aiming to top our Driver Power dealership survey rather than beat the Germans - a positive according to Mike Rutherford

AE Opinion Mazda MX-5

"You can’t afford not to invest in a Mazda MX-5"

18 Sep, 2014

Mazda has perfected the MX-5 in such a way that not even Ferrari could do better, says Mike Rutherford

Opinion - motorway

"Looming 2015 Election is forcing the coalition to address 30m motorists they've ignored so far"

10 Sep, 2014

We've had morsels of good news for motorists recently but Mike Rutherford thinks we're just been sweet-talked ahead of the 2015 election

Nissan English car plant relocating to Scotland

Nissan factory moving from England to Scotland?

22 Nov, 2013

Scottish business and political leaders urge manufacturer to move north of the border over EU dispute

Hyundai HCD-14 Concept

Hyundai Genesis expected to be sold in UK

16 Oct, 2013

Right-hand drive versions of Hyundai Genesis confirmed, UK launch expected

Rolls-Royce SUV

Rolls-Royce SUV is taking shape

1 Oct, 2013

Rolls-Royce CEO confims designers are already working on SUV - and our exclusive image shows how car could look

Volkswagen XL1 front tracking
Road tests

Volkswagen XL1

7 Mar, 2013

We drive the innovative new 313 mpg Volkswagen XL1 ahead of its arrival in showrooms this year


Kia says “maybe” to the idea of a UK car plant

14 Sep, 2012

Kia could follow in the footsteps of Nissan and Honda by building a factory in the UK, Auto Express has learned

Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet

Britain's depreciation winners and losers

24 Aug, 2012

The new Porsche 911 will hold its value best over the next three years

VW XL1 driving Doha
Road tests

Volkswagen XL1

31 Jan, 2011

We drive the VW XL1 - world’s most economical car - on the streets of Doha to see what it feels like to return 313mpg.

Mike Rutherford

Rutherford's Column

3 Sep, 2010

Whenever I’m asked to nominate the best second-hand cars to buy, run and resell, my reply is simple: don’t be obsessed with fashionable badges on the grille...


Taxed out of town

21 Jun, 2008

Britain’s cities could soon be turned into no-go zones for motorists by a controversial new parking tax.

Mike Rutherford

Mike Rutherford's column

8 Jun, 2008

This week Mike has discovered luxury car comfort, at a bargain price.

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Mike Rutherford's column

1 Jun, 2008

With fuel prices going through the roof, Mike wonders which pump is your best bet for a fuller wallet.

Mike Rutherford

Mike Rutherford's column

25 May, 2008

If rising fuel prices and crippling tax weren't enough, Mike now fears we're going to pay to park at work.


Mike Rutherford's column

9 May, 2008

This week, Mike the end of Ken Livingstone's reign as London Mayor.

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