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Management briefing: UK engine manufacturing (1)

The recent announcement by Bentley that its Crewe headquarters is to become the centre of excellence for the Volkswagen Group for all W12 en...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: The bubble car returns

There's a tale told that Leonard Lord, head of British Motor Corporation (the merged Austin and Morris post-war), eyed Isetta bubble cars an...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Ford plant sold to MMC

It's not unusual for one automaker to buy a plant from another and Mitsubishi's purchase of a Philippines plant from Ford makes perfect sens...

COMMENT: GM CEO heads for lions' dens

Imagine you're the new CEO of an automaker whose recently recalled millions of vehicles, some fitted with a potentially faulty ignition swit...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Sumit Sawhney, CEO Renault India 13 Feb 2014

Roger Stansfield

On the eve of the Delhi Auto Expo at the beginning of this month, Sumit Sawhney took over as president and CEO of Renault's operations in India, becoming the first local to head the company in his home country. just-auto caught up with him.


Q&A with XL Hybrids: Electric powertrains for CVs 24 Jul 2013

Matthew Beecham

US-based XL Hybrids is a developer of hybrid-electric powertrain technology for commercial vans and pickup trucks. In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with the company’s VP of business development and co-founder, Justin Ashton about what makes their technology different and where we can see it.

Latest News

Nevs headcount climbs to 700+ as 9-3s delivered 17 Apr 2014

Simon Warburton

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (Nevs) says it now employs more than 700 people at its Trollhättan plant in Western Sweden as 9-3 production starts to ramp up.


GM forms 'Global Product Integrity' unit 16 Apr 2014

Dave Leggett

Speaking in New York ahead of the auto show, General Motors CEO Mary Barra has announced the formation of a new unit within the global product development area to be tasked with safety performance.


GM CEO recall comments draw senator's retort 16 Apr 2014

Graeme Roberts

Comments made by General Motors CEO Mary Barra ahead of the New York auto show have attracted a sharp retort from a US senator.


Chevrolet US adds Trax to small SUV lineup 16 Apr 2014

Graeme Roberts

Chevrolet is to sell the Trax small SUV in the US. Unlike Europe, where both Chevrolet and Opel/Vauxhall versions were sold from the off, General Motors launched the model line with the more upmarket Buick Encore version.


Chevrolet China looks for a Cruze boost 15 Apr 2014

Graeme Roberts

General Motors will launch the updated Chevrolet Cruze sedan this month at the Beijing show, choosing China for the model’s global debut as the carmaker seeks to boost sales of the brand in its biggest market.

Latest blogs

Metering expectations 16 Jan 2014

Simon Warburton

Huge sheets of ice are progressing in a stately manner down the Detroit River outside the Cobo and with forecast of snow this afternoon, it will feel more like Michigan in January than yesterday's almost balmy temperatures.


What's Bob Lutz up to these days? 15 Jan 2014

Dave Leggett

As I have remarked before, the irrepressible Bob Lutz (age 81 years young) is keeping pretty busy in his retirement.

Company research

General Motors Corporation - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

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General Motors Company (formerly NGMCO, Inc.; Vehicle Acquisition Holdings LLC) - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

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General Motors: Leading US car maker emerges from bankruptcy

General Motors: Leading US car maker emerges from bankruptcy

This Case Study examines the factors that led to US auto giant GM's bankruptcy in 2009, describes its rescue plan, and assesses its effectiveness....

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