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Emerging markets in trouble (1)

In the full year 2014, Argentina, Brazil, India, Russia, Thailand & Turkey are set to become an even greater drag on global light vehicle ma...

ANALYSIS: Piston days - Daimler leads steel charge

In an automotive era when vehicle lightweighting is all the rage and vehicle manufacturers such as JLR and Ford launching all-aluminium vers...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Europe, slowly, on the up?

While the Next Problem seems to be South America, judging by the number of times it's mentioned in the results statements for the last quart...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Results season again

We are now in the midst of what I like to call slash-your-wrists or lose-the-will-to-live season and it can apply equally to whether you are...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Aha: Analytical data from the Cloud 28 Jul 2014

Matthew Beecham

The IT industry has made much of the benefits of a Cloud infrastructure, offering better security and less complex networks in the workplace. Infotainment specialist Harman with subsidiary Aha claims its use in the car could be equally effective. It is now offering OEMs and service providers a chance to use the Cloud beyond downloading apps, navigation updates or music. Understanding what features are being used by the end customer, finding software bugs, removing unused features, reducing recalls or targeting specific customers with updates and advertising are just some of the ideas that Harman claims it can offer with its new Aha Cloud Platform Analytics and Updates Service. just-auto spoke to Siegfried Schuler, Director Centre of Competence Aha, about the service and find out what OEMs are most interested in.

INTERVIEW: Ford CEO Alan Mulally 28 May 2014

Dave Leggett

Alan Mulally's tenure as Ford's CEO has seen the company evolve in line with his vision of 'One Ford'. He also successfully guided Ford through recession and has generally been lauded by investors. He passes the reins over to Mark Fields in July. Dave Leggett caught up with him on the London leg of his Ford circuit farewell tour of Europe.

Latest News

China levies big fines on Japanese parts makers 20 Aug 2014

Dave Leggett

China's regulatory authorities have found a group of Japanese automotive parts makers guilty of price fixing and handed out large fines.

Ford recalls 160,000 cars to fix wiring problem 18 Aug 2014

Tony Lewis

Ford is recalling some 160,00 Focus ST and Escape models to fix a problem with the wiring that could cause engines to stall.

Ford to build big solar array at WHQ 15 Aug 2014

Dave Leggett

Ford is teaming up with DTE Energy to build Michigan's largest solar array at Ford World Headquarters.

VIETNAM: Sales rise 36% in July - 29% YTD 14 Aug 2014

Tony Pugliese

New vehicle sales in Vietnam increased by 36% to 11,173 units in July, from 8,209 units in the same month of last year, according to data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association.

BRAZIL: Ford reveals global Ka sedan and hatchback 13 Aug 2014

Glenn Brooks

A new generation of the Ford Ka has been shown to the media in Brazil. Unlike the outgoing model, there are two body styles: a sedan and a five-door hatchback.

Latest blogs

Rule Britannia 6 Aug 2014

Graeme Roberts

It really does get tiresome when some (deep breath, choose words carefully) 'uninformed' person tells me the UK doesn't have a car industry any more. We do, albeit mostly foreign owned.

Sir Nick Scheele's career highlight - in his own words 21 Jul 2014

Dave Leggett

Tributes are flowing in for Nick Scheele who has passed away, aged 70.

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Ford Motor Company - Strategy and SWOT Report

Ford Motor Company - Strategy and SWOT Report

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Ford Motor Company - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

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Ford Car Dealers (UK) - Industry Report

Ford Car Dealers (UK) - Industry Report

Plimsoll Publishing’s FORD CAR DEALERS (UK) Analysis provides a detailed overview of the FORD CAR DEALERS (UK) market and delivers a comprehensive individual analysis on the top 70 companies, includin...

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