Recent articles by Steve Fowler

Toyota Prius 2016 UK - front cornering
Road tests

New Toyota Prius 2016 review

10 Feb, 2016

The all-new Toyota Prius hybrid hits the UK, with a better drive and lower running costs

Skoda Citigo Sport front corner
In-depth reviews

Skoda Citigo review

Crowned the Auto Express Best City Car for four years running, the Skoda Citigo is as spacious as the VW up! - and cheaper

Kia Niro 2016 - chicago front quarter

New Kia Niro hybrid kicks-off Kia’s eco explosion

11 Feb, 2016

Crossover Kia Niro hybrid promises 89g/km and bargain price to take on the Toyota Prius

Tesla Model 3 - front 2

Tesla Model 3 to debut on 31 March 2016

11 Feb, 2016

Tesla's all-electric BMW 3 Series rival, the Model 3, will be revealed in March but Tesla won't "show everything"


"You just can't get the staff these days - or so say car industry bosses"

3 Feb, 2016

Bosses say the British car industry needs more apprentices, despite a career in the business being rewarding and fun, says Steve Fowler

Jaguar Land Rover visit - header

Best of British: Jaguar Land Rover’s amazing turnaround

26 Jan, 2016

We chart the astonishing rise of Jaguar Land Rover in eight meteoric years since Tata took over the helm

Lexus LC500 - front show

New 2016 Mercedes E-Class: UK prices, engines and on sale date

18 Jan, 2016

With baby S-Class looks and a raft of innovations, new Mercedes E-Class takes the fight to BMW 5 Series and Jag XF

Volvo XC90 front
In-depth reviews

Volvo XC90 review

Volvo XC90 blazes a trail with its technology, efficiency, style and safety. That’s why it’s the Auto Express Car of the Year 2015!

Skoda Fabia - on the road
In-depth reviews

Skoda Fabia review

All-new Skoda Fabia cuts a dashing new look with sharper styling. It's more practical than ever, with more space and clever features


"It's been a great year for the car industry, so we're told"

14 Jan, 2016

There may have been 2.6 million registrations in 2015, but that doesn't mean 2.6 million new cars on the road, says Steve Fowler

Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Range Rover Sport

13 Jan, 2016

Final report: Big SUV has made quite a splash in its year on our fleet

Ford Mustang
In-depth reviews

Ford Mustang review

New Mustang is on sale in the UK, and it delivers great performance and handling at a bargain price

Genesis G90

Hyundai’s Genesis brand to arrive in Europe with SUVs

12 Jan, 2016

Hyundai's premium Genesis off-shoot launched the G90 in Detroit but new SUVs will be its first European cars

New 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo S side

Next Porsche 911 to get plug-in hybrid power

12 Jan, 2016

Porsche engineering boss reveals hybrid and electric versions of the Porsche 911 sports car are planned

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg "the perfect couple" says Mercedes boss

12 Jan, 2016

Mercedes chairman Dieter Zetsche is happy with Hamilton's 'rock star lifestyle if he keeps winning F1 races

Mercedes GLC 220d - head on

Hydrogen-powered GLC SUV to lead Mercedes electric car range

12 Jan, 2016

A new modular platform will be the basis for a whole range of electric and hydrogen Mercedes cars

Volvo S90 at Detroit Motor show

New 2016 Volvo S90 targets executive car top spot in Detroit

11 Jan, 2016

Can Volvo worry the German old guard with its new S90 executive saloon?

OPINION: Ford mustang

"Ford's fightback starts in the best way – with fast, affordable, fun"

2 Jan, 2016

The new Ford Mustang is a return to form for Ford after some recent wobbles, says Steve Fowler.

Lamborghini Aventador SV - front action

What are your cars of the year 2015?

27 Dec, 2015

Tell us which of 2015's new cars have been hits and which have been misses according to your good selves...

Vauxhall Zafira fires - Catherine Crearie

Vauxhall Zafira fires: cause of recall confirmed as dangerous repairs

16 Dec, 2015

Vauxhall has recalled 234,938 Zafira B models after a spate of fires caused by incorrect repairs by non-Vauxhall technicians

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