Thursday, 10 March 2016 00:00

Rem Koolhaas on urban mobility

The architect talks to Peter Smisek about how transport will shape the cities of the future, and why total connectivity might not be as desirable as it sounds

Published in News
Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

Cars and our urban future

A two-day conference in Rotterdam featuring Rem Koolhaas revealed the European car industry to be confident in its future, but cautious about veering too far outside its comfort zone, says Peter Smisek

Published in Comment
Friday, 20 November 2015 00:00

The German car industry

Germany once ruled the auto industry, but all that’s left today are nods to history, macho fascias, broad haunches, sagging sides – and cheating on emissions tests, says John Jervis

Published in Crimes Against Design
Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:08

Formula 1 cars

There are few things more graceful than a classic sports car. So why are today's machines so spectacularly vulgar?

Published in Crimes Against Design
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 12:48

Parking signs

Few things make a New Yorker's blood boil more than a ticket on the windshield. Is it time for parking rules to be displayed in a calmer, clearer, perhaps even more charming manner?

Published in Rethink
Friday, 07 February 2014 11:30

Volkswagen Beetle

The Volkswagen Beetle crawled out from its dark origins in the Nazi era to travel the world, go bananas on the big screen, and truly live up to its name

Published in Icon of the Month
Friday, 01 March 2013 00:00

Drive

What does the role of cars in film tell us about the grip the automobile has on our imagination? Debika Ray sifts through the film clips

Published in Review
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 09:39

Lee Friedlander

The American photographer's irreverent perspective exposes the superficiality of car-worship, says Isabel Stevens.

Published in Review