For some performance car fans, the letters E, V and O mean more than GTI ever will. Mitsubishi's Lancer has recruited a dedicated following over its 13-year lifetime, and the firm has just launched the ninth version.
Times are tough for Hummer. Back in the US, petrol prices have crunched down on the massive H2's sales, and short of a new Middle East war, it is difficult to see how anyone could boost awareness of the military brand further.
There is something about the magic of the VW badge which is hard to put your finger on. Mounted on the new Passat, it turns a family four-door into an executive saloon, regardless of specification or price.
Motorways across the UK prove it. The rise and rise in popularity of the MPV and SUV, as well as the challenge of brands such as BMW and Audi, look like killing off 'traditional' family cars altogether.
Small car buyers have never had it so good. Hot on the heels of the Toyota Aygo comes Citroen's new entry-level model, the C1. It is the product of the city car family developed jointly by PSA and Toyota, which is completed by the Peugeot 107.
Cash is king in the family car market. Even the most established manufacturers are forced to fight tooth and nail for every sale. Customers will not pay a penny more than they feel they have to, which is where the Kia Cerato comes in...
Here's the clearest view yet of Cadillac's future direction. The US firm is working with European styling houses to raise its profile further and the inaugural result is the Bertone Villa, revealed at the Geneva Motor Show in March.