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
Can a Kia ever be considered against the Golf GTI, Glenn Brooks wonders, as he tries the strangely named pro_cee'd GT.
The media preview day for AutoChina 2014 is Sunday 20 April. Each time a vehicle or concept world premiere is confirmed for this event, our preview list is updated.
These are the vehicle, concept and product world premieres launched at this key European event.
Speaking at the Geneva motor show, a Renault spokesman has told just-auto.com that "whilst the platform is Z.E. ready, no Twingo Z.E. is currently planned".
McLaren Automotive pulled the covers off the 650S at a special event on the eve of the show.
The latest in a series of concepts which preview two future SsangYong B-segment SUVs has been revealed at the Geneva show.
As the four millionth Mégane rolled off the line this week at Renault España’s Palencia plant, Glenn Brooks was trying the just-launched facelifted model on UK roads.
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.
Volkswagen has decided on 'GTE', rather than the rumoured 'TwinDrive' as the badge for its new plug-in hybrid Golf. The car uses the same powertrain as the Audi A3 e-tron.
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.
A Vauxhall spokesman told just-auto the GM Europe division remains committed to outgoing CEO Duncan Aldred's goal of outselling Ford of Britain in passenger cars "by 2016".
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.
The media preview days for the 2014 New York International Auto Show are 16 & 17 April. The debuts list will be continuously updated as OEMs announce concepts and production vehicles.
Renault's Digital Marketing department has used Twitter to partly reveal the third generation Twingo, with a camouflaged car having its covering peeled off one panel at a time.
Referring to it as a 'global utility vehicle', Ford of Canada has announced that the second generation Edge SUV will, like the current model, be manufactured at Oakville in Ontario.
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