A substantial midlife upgrade and an improved standard specification at no additional cost should boost the appeal of Volkswagen's large Touareg SUV. David Thomson tries the entry-level 150kW turbo-diesel.
Given their intense rivalry in the marketplace, it came as no surprise when Ford responded to Toyota's recent unveiling of the next Hilux by revealing its updated Ranger at National Fieldays. Richard Bosselman reports.
Lewis Hamilton put Monaco misery behind him on Sunday with a controlled Canadian Grand Prix victory that sent the Formula One world champion 17 points clear of Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg.
Built by Subaru with extensive engineering and mechanical input from Toyota, the endeavour that spawned the Toyota 86 and its identical twin, the Subaru BRZ, has been one of the few joint-production success stories of recent motoring history.