Recent articles by Steve Fowler

Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Range Rover Sport

13 Aug, 2015

Fourth report: We expose silent tyres' secret ahead of first service

BMW Retail Online

BMW launches new online car buying scheme

27 Nov, 2015

New BMW Retail Online will enable you to buy a BMW in less than ten minutes, day or night


'The 124 Spider could be the car to reignite Fiat's fortunes'

25 Nov, 2015

It's a smart move to look at yesteryear for inspiration, says Steve Fowler

McLaren 570S GT side front

'Fastback' McLaren 570S GT spotted ahead of 2016 release

23 Nov, 2015

New images of McLaren's more practical 570S reveal tweaked look, with more space and possibly a 2+2 cabin layout

Alfa Romeo SUV

Alfa Romeo SUV set for 2016 debut

19 Nov, 2015

Alfa Romeo's BMW X3 and Audi Q5 rival to follow the Giulia saloon it will be based on, with 5 Series and X5 rivals to follow

Range Rover Evoque Convertible

New 2016 Range Rover Evoque Convertible debuts in LA: full details

18 Nov, 2015

Land Rover has built the world’s first luxury SUV convertible. The Range Rover Evoque Convertible is due in spring 2016 at £47,500


"Hyundai has been transforming how people buy cars"

18 Nov, 2015

The brand's Rockar shopping centre store is a great new way to buy a car, and other car makers should follow suit, says Steve Fowler

Tesla Model X launch event

Teslapedia launches with database of Tesla facts and figures

12 Nov, 2015

Tesla fans set up website for Model S, Model X and roadster owners and fans to share information

Tesla Model 3 - front 2

Tesla Model 3 to debut in March 2016

12 Nov, 2015

Tesla's all-electric BMW 3 Series rival could be at next year’s Geneva Motor Show


"The true effect of the VW scandal has yet to emerge"

11 Nov, 2015

Car buyers are thinking twice about what and when - but they still want to buy cars, says Steve Fowler

Audi A3 front action
In-depth reviews

Audi A3 review

Audi’s A3 takes on the BMW 1 Series and Mercedes A-Class with good looks, impressive economy and a decent drive


'Mandatory automatic headlights could be a real safety boon'

23 Oct, 2015

If technology exists that can help to make drivers safer, we should encourage its use, says Steve Fowler


Aston Martin reveals all-electric RapidE

21 Oct, 2015

1,000bhp, four-wheel drive and 200-mile range planned for luxury saloon due around 2017

Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine - tracking
Road tests

New Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine review

15 Oct, 2015

The plug-in electric hybrid version of our 2015 Car of the Year promises supercar pace in an SUV with low running costs

Volvo new electric saloon

Volvo’s all-electric Tesla rival to arrive in 2019

15 Oct, 2015

Full-electric S60-sized model with 300 mile-plus range to lead range of electrified Volvos

Opinion Ford Fiesta

“Fiesta leads the sales charts with PCPs helping it stay on top”

14 Oct, 2015

PCP deals continue to boost new car sales, and keeps cars like the Ford Fiesta at the top of the sales charts, says Steve Fowler

Opinion Tesla Model X

“Tesla’s right to be concerned about pollution inside cars”

7 Oct, 2015

It’s tailpipe emissions in the headlines, but the next big concern will be internal air cleanliness, and Tesla is one step ahead

Nissan Qashqai 2014 front
In-depth reviews

Nissan Qashqai review

The Nissan Qashqai is British-built and comfortably the country’s favourite crossover SUV - what’s not to like?

Tesla Model S 70D
Road tests

Tesla Model S 70D review

2 Oct, 2015

The entry-level Tesla Model S opens the unique Tesla experience up to buyers with £50k to spend

Aston Martin badge

Aston Martin restructuring means job losses at Gaydon HQ

2 Oct, 2015

CEO Andy Palmer’s restructuring plan includes job losses, but new manufacturing plans announced within six weeks.

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