Brooks On OEM Product Trends

Brooks On OEM Product Trends

By: Glenn Brooks

Analyst Glenn Brooks looks at OEM new product developments in the context of company strategies and market trends


Geneva show debuts list - BMW, Jaguar & Opel premieres

17 Jan 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Facelifts for the BMW 4 Series range as well as the new Jaguar XF estate and the Opel Crossland X will have their public debuts at the Geneva motor show.


Brussels motor show - Jaguar F-TYPE & Skoda Octavia debuts

13 Jan 2017 | Glenn Brooks

The 2017 Brussels motor show has taken place, with the facelifted Jaguar F-TYPE the main debutante.


ANALYSIS - The four-cylinder Porsche Cayman S

13 Jan 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Emissions. Reading that word surely makes executives at Volkswagen Group divisions shudder. But sometimes its use is benign: the new 2.5-litre flat-four turbo in the Porsche 718 Cayman S is low on CO2, returns more than 35mpg in the real world and sounds like no other previous Porsche engine.


FCA to reveal 700hp+ Dodge Demon at New York show

12 Jan 2017 | Glenn Brooks

The first vehicle debut to be announced for April's New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) is FCA US' 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. While only a new variant of an old car and obviously developed to try to keep the Challenger selling, the Demon is to be even faster than the 707hp Hellcat.


Why RSM Samsung matters to Groupe Renault globally

11 Jan 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Alpine and Dacia were the first marques for a new series concerning Groupe Renault. Future model plans for RSM's Samsung brand make up this, the second feature, while a third concentrating on Renault passenger vehicles will follow later in January.


2017 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

11 Jan 2017 | Glenn Brooks

All the world premieres from the 2017 North American International Auto Show are listed below. The most important models this year were of course the ninth generation Toyota Camry, which will also be the first vehicle using the (TN)GA-K architecture to be manufactured in the US; and the updated Ford F-150 which gains fresh engines, including a diesel.


CES 2017 - list of world debuts

6 Jan 2017 | Glenn Brooks

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, open to the public between 5 and 8 January, hosted multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres.


Refreshed Clio helps Renault UK to five-year sales high

5 Jan 2017 | Glenn Brooks

The changes are subtle but a facelift and a new 110hp diesel engine have played a role in giving the revised Clio a major sales boost in Britain.


2018 Stinger and other future Kia models

4 Jan 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Hyundai Motor and Genesis were the the first and second of Hyundai Motor Group's divisions to be explored in a three-feature series, and now comes Kia Motors Corporation. The company has multiple future models on the horizon, including Project CK, the Stinger, a big sports hatchback which will be revealed on 9 January.


Genesis future models - a global analysis

22 Dec 2016 | Glenn Brooks

The final OEM to have its future model plans examined by just-auto.com in 2016 is HMG. Hyundai Motor was the first division to be explored in this three-feature series, and now comes Genesis. An examination of what's ahead for Kia Motors will follow.


Hyundai future models [updated following sacking of HMA's CEO]

21 Dec 2016 | Glenn Brooks

The final OEM to have its future model plans examined by just-auto.com in 2016 is HMG. Hyundai Motor is the first division to be explored in this three-feature series. Examinations of what's ahead for Genesis and Kia Motors will follow.


ANALYSIS - The CFRP & aluminium Audi R8 V10 plus

19 Dec 2016 | Glenn Brooks

It might have a 449kW (610PS) V10 engine but without its lightweight hybrid platform, the Audi R8 V10 plus wouldn't have such devastating performance. How devastating? Top speed is 330km/h (205mph) and zero to 100km/h takes just 3.2 seconds.


Chrysler, Dodge & RAM future models - a global analysis

16 Dec 2016 | Glenn Brooks

The seventh and final feature in the series concerning the future model plans of FCA Italy's and FCA US' brands is an analysis of what's coming for Chrysler, Dodge and RAM.


Jeep future models - a global analysis

14 Dec 2016 | Glenn Brooks

The penultimate feature in the series concerning the future model plans of FCA' passenger vehicle brands is an analysis of what's ahead for Jeep.


Fiat & Abarth future models - a global analysis

13 Dec 2016 | Glenn Brooks

The final chapter in a series of articles exploring the current and next models from FCA Italy’s stable of makes centres on the Fiat brand, as well as Abarth.



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