6 December 2013
The media preview days for the 2014 North American International Auto Show are 13 & 14 January. Each time a vehicle or concept world premiere is confirmed for this event, our preview list is updated.
4 December 2013
Daimler has built its first GLA compact premium SUV at the Rastatt plant. It's fourth of five new Mercedes-Benz compact models.
3 December 2013
Fiat reportedly is close to a deal to build Chrysler's Jeep models in China.
3 December 2013
Daimler's Mercedes-Benz has built a helipad in the grounds of its Pune assembly plant to fly in potential AMG sports brand buyers.
2 December 2013
Toyota Motor Europe (TME) said on Monday the Turkish built Verso 1.6 D-4D compact MPV [minivan] would be its first model with an engine supplied by the BMW Group under a contract agreed by the manufacturers two years ago.
29 November 2013
Daimler will build a research and development centre in South Korea as part of a four point expansion plan in Asia’s fourth largest economy.
27 November 2013
The EU has agreed a compromise on future tougher CO2 limits that have been opposed by German OEMs and the German government.
26 November 2013
Daimler Financial Services is financing more than 3m vehicles for the first time in its history.
25 November 2013
Daimler Trucks Asia said it was combining the activities of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) for further sales growth in Asia and Africa.
22 November 2013
Despite the obvious attractions in Tokyo (our coverage wrapped here), Los Angeles and, for that matter Guangzhou, events in China attracted many just-auto.com readers this week.
21 November 2013
Daimler is optimistic about its sales in Japan despite the country's scheduled consumption tax hike to 8% from 5% in April next year.
20 November 2013
A joint venture between Daimler and BYD - Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology (BDNT) - is building up a small dealer network ahead of the launch of the Denza electric vehicle brand in 2014.
19 November 2013
Daimler has completed the acquisition of a 12% stake in its Chinese partner, BAIC Motor, the passenger car unit of Beijing Automotive Group, which has just completed the first Mercedes car engine plant outside Germany.
18 November 2013
Daimler's Mercedes-Benz has opened its first passenger car engine plant outside of Germany in China at Beijing Benz Automotive in Beijing.
8 November 2013
Radically differing views of the German road safety authority's (KBA) final refrigerant report have emerged as the long-running coolant saga shows no sign of ending.
1 November 2013
Daimler would like to expand cooperation with Tesla, a top Daimler executive has said.
30 October 2013
Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Company (BAIC), which has a joint venture with Daimler's Mercedes-Benz, has agreed to spend RMB3.6bn (US$591m) on a new automotive production joint venture in China’s Yunnan province, in cooperation with Yunnan Jingcheng Group.
29 October 2013
Daimler will spend around BRL1bn (US$458m) on its two Brazilian commercial vehicle plants between 2014 and 2015, the automaker said.
28 October 2013
Leoni has officially opened its fourth wiring systems plant in China, this one supplying Beijing Benz Automotive, the joint venture between Daimler and BAIC.
25 October 2013
On the whole, I think I'll bill the seven days just passed (TGIF) as largely good news week.
24 October 2013
Daimler has reported third quarter earnings before interest and taxes up 16% to EUR2.23bn.
18 October 2013
Media giant Publicis has won a three-way battle to win Daimler’s pan-European business.
16 October 2013
Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Vans division has launched new engines and body styles for its range of Citan urban delivery vans which are built on an OEM basis by Renault.
10 October 2013
Aston Martin is dropping the Toyota iQ-based Cygnet city car following slow sales to focus on models more geared to their traditional customers.
7 October 2013
Volkswagen group luxury brand Audi booked sales in September up 10% year on year to 150,300 units.
4 October 2013
News about Tata Motors' UK success story - Jaguar Land Rover - always seems to attract a lot of interest from just-auto readers. That was certainly so this week.
4 October 2013
There may be a global economic downturn but no one has told Daimler's Mercedes Benz which has reported all time record sales worldwide for September.
2 October 2013
If at first you don't succeed, try again - having failed once in Brazil with an ambitious A-class production programme that never achieved expected volume, Daimler is coming back with a new car assembly plant - in Iracemápolis near São Paulo - to build the next-generation C-Class and the GLA.
1 October 2013
Mitsubishi Motors is about to celebrate 40 years in Europe. It began with its first official new vehicle display at the London motor show in October 1974.
27 September 2013
Nissan Leaf drivers in two major Texas cities will have unlimited access to the eVgo network for public charging stations for their first year of ownership at no cost.