CHINA: Jaguar Land Rover opens joint venture factory with Chery

Tata Motors luxury vehicle unit Jaguar Land Rover has opened its first full manufcaturing facility outside the UK, in China.

UK: Britain better off inside a reformed EU - PM

Britain's prime minister, David Cameron, has told just-auto that he believes Britain is better off inside a reformed European Union (EU).

CHINA: Dongfeng Nissan adds fourth factory

Dongfeng Nissan’s Dalian plant, which will become the hub for the company’s SUV production in China, has started production bringing the joint venture's number of assembly operations in the country to four.

UK: JLR starts Discovery Sport production

Two weeks after making its motor show debut, the first production Land Rover Discovery Sport has come off the Halewood production line in England.

Special management briefing: Paris show reflections (Part 2)

The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only modest praise, and Volvo went properly premium - just some of the many highlights from the 2014 show.

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Special management briefing: Paris reflections (2)

The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only mo...

Special management briefing: Paris reflections (1)

The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only mo...


THE WEEK THAT WAS: More from Paris and a key new Ford 10 Oct 14

Interviews conducted at the Paris show have been published this week - chats with François Bancon at Infiniti and Maxim Picat at Peugeot (also here) and also more from Ford's Mark Fields.


VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Ford Mondeo redesigned for 2015 10 Oct 14

Over three generations since 1993, Ford has sold over 1.4m Mondeos in the UK alone and the car is a staple of the D-segment 'user chooser' fleet driver. With the new model for 2015, redesigned bumper to bumper, the UK sales company is tweaking its approach.

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JLR-Chery JV opens China factory

Graeme Roberts | 21 Oct 14

Tata Motors luxury vehicle unit Jaguar Land Rover has opened its first full manufcaturing facility outside the UK, in China.


Britain better off inside a reformed EU - UK PM

Dave Leggett | 21 Oct 14

Britain's prime minister, David Cameron, has told just-auto that he believes Britain is better off inside a reformed European Union (EU).


Sweden auto should move faster with Iran: SIC

Simon Warburton | 21 Oct 14

Swedish automotive companies need to act faster to take opportunities of business in Iran says one association with interests in both countries.

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Volvo China to launch petrol S60L hybrid in 2015

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Latest Auto Interviews

Q&A with Allison Transmission 13 Oct 14

Matthew Beecham

Allison, the automatic transmission specialists, is rolling out FuelSense, a fuel-saving solution that automatically adjusts shift schedules, selects neutral and manages vehicle acceleration to maximise transmission fuel economy. Last month, Kenworth became the third OEM to adopt the package. Manlio Alvaro, director of EMEA Marketing, tells just-auto that testing indicates FuelSense has the potential to reduce fuel consumption by up to 20 per cent when compared to the previous generation of Allison Electronic Controls without these fuel saving feature


INTERVIEW: Peugeot CEO Maxim Picat (Part 2) 10 Oct 14

Glenn Brooks

In the second and final part of an interview with Maxim Picat, the head of Peugeot explains why the brand cannot launch a low-cost model, and details plans for new energy cars.


INTERVIEW: Peugeot CEO Maxim Picat (Part 1) 10 Oct 14

Glenn Brooks

Can Peugeot become a near-premium brand, in time? CEO Maxim Picat believes it can. Here, he discusses progress on future vehicles and powertrains, and challenges the suggestion that rivals for Dacia and Renault's Logan and Sandero are needed.

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Cameron needs alliances in the EU

Dave Leggett | 21 Oct 14

It was interesting to speak with UK prime minister David Cameron yesterday. I didn't have much time, so I went for the European question.


Delphi visit

Dave Leggett | 14 Oct 14

I've been visiting powertrain people at Delphi today, hearing about some of the fascinating stuff going on there to yield engine efficiency savings.


250,000km off-road in a Benz G-Class

Glenn Brooks | 14 Oct 14

A German couple have just handed over Otto, their trusty 300 GD, to the Mercedes-Benz museum. What makes Otto so special? Read this and find out.

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General Motors grapples with recalls

General Motors is facing a crisis in North America as it struggles to deal with large recalls that have raised serious concerns over its safety processes and supplier relations in the 2000s.

Paris show

The media preview days of the 2014 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile are on 2 & 3 October. Our previews and show reports are here.

Moscow show opens

One of the world’s biggest car shows, the Moscow International Automobile Salon (MIAS) opened to media - including just-auto - on 27 August in the city’s Crocus Expo exhibition centre. This year's show occupies over 120,000 sq m and over 50 automakers are attending. The show features a record number of new vehicles, including nine world premieres, nine European and 43 Russian premieres, and 16 concept cars.

Second quarter, half year, fiscal quarter results

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LMC Automotive's European Passenger Car Production Estimates

LMC Automotive's European Passenger Car Production Estimates - Latest Monthly Update

This service provides customers with the very latest monthly estimates of passenger car production across all of Europe. Updated monthly and provided model-by-model, and available only via just-auto, the service fills the gaps between the latest actual published data and the present... Read more

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