Believe it or not, Kia is the fastest growing car company in Britain - but bosses have no time to celebrate. They're too busy hoping to cash in on the compact SUV market with an all-new Sportage, which goes on sale in the New Year.
The gloves are off in the premium hatch sector. Audi and BMW think they have it sewn up with the A3 and 1-Series respectively, but Alfa Romeo has now revised the 147 to join the bitter fight for sales.
What does Citroen mean to you? A heritage of wacky technology? A sporty image spawned by hot Saxos and a World Rally Championship win? Great cashback deals? Well, here is the most intriguing Citroen for a long time
Sporty diesels are proving to be very popular additions to manufacturers' ranges these days, so when Saab announced the arrival of its latest 9-3 TiD in the UK, Auto Express was first in the queue to have a go behind the wheel.
Mention performance Subarus, and most people will think of the rally replica Impreza WRX. The four-wheel-drive saloon has been a huge hit for the Japanese firm, and is very much the definition of the brand.