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Briefing: Active safety systems

Driver assistance systems use a combination of warnings and some degree of active intervention to help steer the driver away from trouble. A...

RESEARCH SNAPSHOT: Review of start-stop engines

Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE - Matthew Beecham reviews the bloss...

COMMENT: Hyundai's Aslan premium sedan bombs

Glenn Brooks | 9 Jun 2015

It was launched with great fanfare only last year but sales of the Aslan, Hyundai's import-fighter, continue to disappoint. This is worrying news for HMG in its home market.

COMMENT: GM's new Camaro to join a surging segment

Glenn Brooks | 18 May 2015

The new 2016 Camaro looks good, has a far better interior than the old shape model and promises better economy. But will it be good enough to match the Ford Mustang?

RESEARCH ANALYSIS: Review of vehicle roof systems

Matthew Beecham | 11 May 2015

While the variation of roof systems continues to grow, the push for lighter cars has led to the adoption of carbon fibre and polycarbonate in roof design. Matthew Beecham reviews some trends in the roof system market.

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Good news for UK Auto Making

Graeme Roberts | 2 Apr 2015

There was some good news for UK Auto Manufacturing Plc this week as Honda announced that its under-used European car plant in Swindon would become the global production hub for the next generation Civic five door hatchback.

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: GM President Dan Ammann

Dave Leggett | 27 Jun 2014

General Motors President Dan Ammann says that GM is performing to plan and that its European operations are on target to achieve profitability by "mid-decade".

Q&A with Tenneco: Energy recovery technologies

Matthew Beecham | 14 Apr 2014

Tenneco’s advances in exhaust heat recovery technologies include thermoelectric generators (TEGs) and Rankine systems for powering electrical accessories, recharging batteries and supporting vehicle propulsion without reducing engine performance. Tenneco reckons that the same trends that are causing the vehicle powertrain to become electrified are indeed causing its after-treatment systems to become electrified. Matthew Beecham spoke to Marcel Womann, Supervisor, Advanced Cold End Products, Advanced Engineering, Tenneco Clean Air Division about TEGs.

Latest News

GM Thailand to export engines to North America

Tony Pugliese | 2 Jul 2015

General Motors Thailand plans to begin exports of diesel engines to North America from its factory in Rayong.

GAZ looks to Tier 3 and beyond in supplier focus

Simon Warburton | 25 Jun 2015

Russian producer, GAZ Group says it has "supplier visibility" down to Tier 3 level and even further as it looks to leverage the possibly short-lived advantage of a rouble under pressure.

GAZ 'wastes not one rouble' in efficiency drive

Simon Warburton | 25 Jun 2015

GAZ Group parent, Russian Machines says "not one rouble" is wasted in the company as it continues its efficiency moves to drive down costs in the business.

Chevy eyes more profit from new Cruze

Graeme Roberts | 25 Jun 2015

General Motors redesigned 2016 Cruze, on sale in the US early next year, will generate US$1,500 more profit per car than the old model, GM has estimated.

Chevrolet adds Theft Alarm Notification to OnStar

Graeme Roberts | 25 Jun 2015

Chevrolet has announced Theft Alarm Notification, an enhancement to the existing Stolen Vehicle Assistance service allowing OnStar subscribers to receive a real-time alert when the vehicle's alarm sounds. The service will be available to eligible subscribers later this summer.

OnStar arrives in Brazil with Chevrolet Cruze

Graeme Roberts | 25 Jun 2015

General Motors' OnStar service will continue its global expansion with the launch of its emergency, security, navigation, diagnostics and connectivity services in Brazil in the Chevrolet Cruze later this year.

GAZ owner sees market easing, incentives still key

Simon Warburton | 18 Jun 2015

GAZ Group's parent estimates the bottom may have been reached of plummeting passenger and light commercial vehicle sales in Russia but concedes the government will likely have to keep stepping in with incentive programmes.

GM and Isuzu confirm collaboration in CVs

Dave Leggett | 16 Jun 2015

As reported earlier on just-auto General Motors and Isuzu Motors have reached an agreement on a US commercial vehicle collaboration, allowing Isuzu to strengthen its product line-up and GM to expand its commercial vehicle portfolio.

Chevrolet to offer low cab forward trucks

Dave Leggett | 16 Jun 2015

Under its new deal with Isuzu, Chevrolet has announced it will offer low cab forward medium-duty trucks in the US in 2016, returning the brand to a growing segment of the commercial vehicle market and expanding choices for fleet and commercial truck customers.

GM India hosts free pollution checks

Dave Leggett | 16 Jun 2015

As an environmentally conscious corporate citizen, General Motors India celebrated World Environment Day on 5 June by organising free Pollution Check-Up Camps across its dealerships and facilities including the Talegaon and Halol manufacturing facilities and General Motors Technical Centre India (GMTC-I).

GM to cut production, lay off workers at Orion

Graeme Roberts | 15 Jun 2015

General Motors plans to manufacture fewer Buick Veranos and Chevrolet Sonics at its Orion Township assembly plant.

Auto profit remittances from Brazil come to a halt

Fernando Calmon | 12 Jun 2015

In 2006, when Brazil’s central bank (BCB) started issuing statistics on the profits remitted abroad categorised by the different sectors in which foreign companies operated, automakers and auto parts manufacturers were always highlighted.

Philippine sales rise 18% in May

Graeme Roberts | 10 Jun 2015

New vehicle sales in the Philippines rose by over 18% to 23,139 units in May, from 19,598 a year earlier, according to data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).

General Motors' China May sales slip

Graeme Roberts | 5 Jun 2015

General Motors and its joint ventures sold 252,567 vehicles in May in China, down 4% year on year, due mainly to model changeovers or phase-out.

GM invests in Michigan components plant

Dave Leggett | 2 Jun 2015

General Motors has announced it will invest US$119m in tools and equipment to support production of future vehicle components at its Grand Rapids Operations, creating approximately 300 future jobs.

BMW to start X4 Kaliningrad build with Avtotor

Simon Warburton | 2 Jun 2015

BMW says it is to start assembling X4 models in Kaliningrad in partnership with Avtotor.

South Korea domestic sales rise 0.7% in May

Tony Pugliese | 2 Jun 2015

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five main automakers increased just 0.7% to 121,497 units in May, compared with 120,644 units in the same month of last year, according to data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers compiled by just-auto.

More carmakers add Google and Apple systems

Chris Wright | 29 May 2015

Carmakers are moving quickly to follow Hyundai's lead in offer Google's Android Auto and Apple's CarPlay systems.

GM to spend US$1.2bn at Fort Wayne truck plant

Graeme Roberts | 27 May 2015

General Motors (GM) is spending US$1.2bn at its full size pickup truck plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on upgrades and technology to improve the plant's competitiveness assembling high quality light- and heavy-duty models.

GM upgrades Corvette plant paint shop

Chris Wright | 26 May 2015

A new paint shop is included in General Motors' US$439m spend on its Chevrolet Corvette plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

US: New Chevrolet Camaro has four-cylinder engine

Glenn Brooks | 18 May 2015

General Motors has included the first turbocharged engine in the history of the Chevrolet Camaro as part of the new, 2016 model year coupe range.

Philippine sales up 18% in April

Tony Pugliese | 12 May 2015

New vehicle sales in the Philippines rose by 18% to 21,259 units in April, up from 18,015 units a year earlier, according to data jointly released by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).

Latest blogs

Chevrolet asks journalist to leave Camaro launch. Guess why?

Glenn Brooks | 19 May 2015

A writer from Jalopnik had an early exit from last weekend's Chevrolet Camaro media driving event after he crashed a prototype.

2015 Detroit Show's sunny backdrop

Dave Leggett | 13 Jan 2015

It's very cold this week in Detroit, but the weather for North America's auto industry is set pretty fair - for now.

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This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global cockpits and instrumentation sector, major suppliers, top 14 markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use t...

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Egypt Autos Report Q1 2015

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Business Monitor International's Egypt Autos Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, auto associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independen...

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