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India has seen plenty of automotive sector interest in recent years. It's a market with huge potential for growth, but a China-style market...
Can a Kia ever be considered against the Golf GTI, Glenn Brooks wonders, as he tries the strangely named pro_cee'd GT....
Tata's UK-based Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) unit has grown volume and profit in recent years, underpinned by successful model range additions an...
As the four millionth Mégane rolled off the line this week at Renault España’s Palencia plant, Glenn Brooks was trying the just-launched fac...
Dave Leggett considers some of the big strategic drivers for the global automotive industry. In particular, he believes that the the shift of global demand to emerging markets and the growth of "mega-platforms" will reinforce auto industry scale economies - favouring the bigger groups.
With the Mazda MX-5 soon to celebrate 25 years of production, Glenn Brooks recalls its 1989 launch, tries the latest car, and takes a look at what’s coming for next year's fourth generation model.
The Malaysian government announced a second update to its National Automotive Policy (NAP) in January. Tony Pugliese provides an assessment of a policy that looks ambitious.
The latest data from ACEA shows that the EU's car market grew by 5.5% in January. Positive territory will be welcome across the region, but analysts note that the market remains far from 'fixed'.
It's mid-cycle update time for Opel and Vauxhall's Meriva MPV. Glenn Brooks tries the new 1.6 CDTi 'whisper' diesel, and the 1.4 VVT Turbo petrol.
There are lots of people out there who think most Chinese cars are poorly built and dull to drive. Glenn Brooks would advise them to try the MG3.
Last year, the XC60 was Volvo's best seller worldwide. But V40 sales rose rapidly, making it the new number two model. Glenn Brooks tries an updated 'model year 2014' D3 five-cylinder diesel to see how it stacks up against its C-premium segment rivals.
This year marks a step change in the F1 regulations. A raft of aero and powertrain rules are set to create a more efficient race car with more direct links to road car technologies. V8s, used since 2006, will be replaced by all new 1.6 litre turbo charged V6. Engines are now also referred to as 'power units' thanks to the increased hybrid nature of their power generation.
Few things are as all-American as a big Jeep. And yet, as Glenn Brooks has been reflecting, the Grand Cherokee he's been testing has a Daimler platform, a VM Motori engine and will soon be the basis of Maserati's first SUV.
Škoda has just given the Yeti a facelift and a new Haldex 4x4 system. Glenn Brooks was curious to see how the restyle looks covered in mud.
Imagine a big SUV that does 0-62mph in 5.3 seconds but returns an average 30-40mpg and handles like, well, like a BMW. Glenn Brooks has been driving the new X5 M50d.
On a recent trip to Mercedes-Benz UK's HQ, Glenn Brooks tried out various newly released models, including the S 63 AMG L supercar limo.
For January's management briefing, we review developments and prospects for vehicle demand in the major regions of the world. Dave Leggett considers the state of the global economy and world vehicle market.
New vehicle sales in the ASEAN region's six main markets declined by 12% to 873,336 units in the fourth quarter, from 992,567 units a year earlier, according to data compiled exclusively for just-auto.
Are a facelift, reduced CO2 emissions, improved safety features and a new single-speed drivetrain enough to keep the Land Rover Discovery competitive? Glenn Brooks gets the measure of the just-launched 2014 model.
As 2014 is the Volkswagen Phaeton’s 12th and most likely final full year of production, Glenn Brooks thought it was high time he tried this limo.
With all the global vehicle debuts of this year's NAIAS now revealed, Glenn Brooks looks ahead to the other big motor shows of 2014, and the cars likely to be launched there.
Additional models have proven to be key for the revival of the Renault brand in the UK. Glenn Brooks has been spending some time with yet another one of them: the Scénic XMOD crossover.
The Subaru Outback deserves to find more favour with British buyers, Glenn Brooks believes, after having just tried the updated model with the new combination of boxer diesel and Geartronic CVT.
The UK's car market does stand out in Europe as the only one of the big four national markets to see growth in 2013. So, what's been going on? Why has the UK apparently bucked the regional trend?
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