Recent articles by Steve Fowler

Vauxhall Zafira fires - Catherine Crearie

Vauxhall Zafira fires: all Zafira B models recalled again

19 May, 2016

Vauxhall is launching a second round of recalls to the Zafira B models to address the risk of cars catching fire

SEAT Ateca Cupra - exclusive pictures front

Exclusive: 300bhp SEAT Ateca Cupra SUV in the works

18 May, 2016

SEAT aims to turn up the heat on its SEAT Ateca SUV; new Ateca Cupra likely to star at the 2016 Paris Motor Show

Kia GT spies front side

Sporty 2017 Kia GT four-door snapped for the first time

17 May, 2016

Kia's range-topping sports saloon is seen out and about in disguise before it arrives in showrooms next year

New Audi A8 spies front side

New 2017 Audi A8: Full details, new spyshots and electric turbo engines

16 May, 2016

New spy images reported to be of A8 saloon, while mild hybrid engine tech will be used for 2017 debut

Opinion: Bentley bentayga

“The Bentley Bentayga is brilliant but at this price, it should feel unique”

11 May, 2016

Editor-in-chief Steve Fowler explains what Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce’s forthcoming luxury SUVs can learn from Bentley’s Bentayga.

Volvo XC90 long term - second report header
Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Volvo XC90

5 May, 2016

Second report: Autonomous technology is making our Car of the Year a dream for commuting

Jaguar XF Sportbrake - front (watermarked)

Plans for Jaguar XF Sportbrake revealed

4 May, 2016

Jaguar XF Sportbrake estate will be unveiled next year, and will be joined by extreme SVR version to rival the Audi RS6

Steve Opinion - Geely

"The Chinese are coming - and very exciting it is too"

4 May, 2016

Steve Fowler's been in China, and has found himself impressed by the Far Eastern companies' products

Jaguar XF long wheelbase - Beijing Show - front

China-only Jaguar XF L unveiled at Beijing Motor Show

26 Apr, 2016

Long wheelbase Jaguar XF makes Beijing debut but it won't get a UK release any time soon

Bentley Bentayga luxury SUV front tracking

Bentley Bentayga Speed performance models on the way

26 Apr, 2016

Demand for the luxury SUV means the range is likely to include faster Bentayga Speed models in future

LeEco LeSEE - front

Chinese giant behind LeEco LeSee Tesla rival working with Aston Martin

26 Apr, 2016

Collaboration between LeEco and Aston Martin will work on new electric cars and in-car gadgets

Emgrand GS rear

Geely set to launch SUV in the UK within two years

26 Apr, 2016

Chinese car maker Geely will launch a European designed, Chinese built SUV model in 2017

Driver Power 2016

Electric cars dominate Driver Power 2016, the UK’s biggest car satisfaction survey

20 Apr, 2016

Tesla Model S tops Driver Power 2016 with highest-ever satisfaction rating, with Renault ZOE in second and four hybrids in the top ten


'Your views provide real insight for buyers and car makers'

20 Apr, 2016

There's nothing more valuable to car makers than knowing what you really think, whether they like it or not, says Steve Fowler

2015 Skoda Octavia - front driving
In-depth reviews

Skoda Octavia review

The Skoda Octavia is a subtle alternative to the Volkswagen Golf that offers more space and better value


'Formula One is fast becoming a farce which is best ignored'

13 Apr, 2016

Steve Fowler's love affair with F1 is almost over, as he resorts to wishful thinking in order to keep the flame alive

Jaguar XF 2.0d 2016 - front tracking
Road tests

Jaguar XF 2.0D diesel 2016 review

8 Apr, 2016

Jaguar's XF is setting a high standard in the executive saloon class, even in economical 2.0d guise

Porsche Cayman GT4 UK review - front

'Speculator' Porsche Cayman GT4s removed from official website

7 Apr, 2016

After being accused of colluding with speculators, Porsche dealers remove cars advertised at well over list price from the website


"Could Mazda's World Car of the Year win be the start of something big?"

30 Mar, 2016

Mazda stole the show at the awards ceremony - one that's usually dominated by German brands, says Steve Fowler

Kia Niro 2016 review - crop front tracking
Road tests

Kia Niro hybrid SUV 2016 review

29 Mar, 2016

We hit the road in the Kia Niro hybrid crossover to see if the Toyota Prius should be worried

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