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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...

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...

Kia Motors America - a "bit player" with ambition

Kia Motors America may be marking 20 years in the US this year but, despite 535,179 sales in 2013 (down 4% on 2012), the recent hit of 5m cu...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Roasting in Kia's Mojave oven

Memo to self - be a little less facetious. Put 'off on a desert safari' in my Skype status to explain my absence and was greeted on return w...

Latest Interviews

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.

Q&A with Jonathan Lee Recruitment 11 Feb 2014

Matthew Beecham

The British Prime Minister, David Cameron, has promised a referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union by 2017 (after the next general election). The Confederation of British Industry has argued that staying in the EU is overwhelmingly favourable for business; a view shared by the PM. Despite this, the issue has divided business leaders and spelled uncertainty for investors in UK-based global industries at a time when economic recovery and growth is crucial. In this interview, Matthew Beecham spoke with Jon Blaze, Head of Recruitment Operations at Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading specialist engineering recruitment consultancy. He gave an insight as to the impact that this change could have on the automotive jobs market.

Latest News

UK car output nudged up in July 21 Aug 2014

Dave Leggett

Data released by the SMMT shows that there were 132,570 cars manufactured in the UK July - a rise of 2.8%.

JLR reveals special operations UK site 15 Aug 2014

Simon Warburton

Jaguar Land Rover says it has chosen Prologis Park, Ryton, near Coventry in the UK, for the company's investment in its Special Vehicle Operations Technical Centre.

Land Rover models to be recalled 14 Aug 2014

Dave Leggett

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is recalling 46,515 SUVs in the US and Canada because of a front passenger air bag issue, according to documents filed with US safety regulators.

China's anti-trust probe widens 13 Aug 2014

Tony Pugliese

China's anti-trust probe has expanded to include over 1,000 local Chinese and overseas automotive companies, according to local sources quoting a Chinese government official.

JLR drives profits at Indian parent 11 Aug 2014

Chris Wright

Strong sales and an increased first quarter profit at Jaguar Land Rover have once again boosted the figures of Indian owner Tata Motors.

Latest blogs

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.

Spring issue of Lotus Engineering's proActive 14 Apr 2014

Dave Leggett

The latest issue of Lotus Engineering's proActive is out.

Company research

Jaguar Car Dealers (UK) - Industry Report

Jaguar Car Dealers (UK) - Industry Report

Plimsoll Publishing’s JAGUAR CAR DEALERS (UK) Analysis provides a detailed overview of the JAGUAR CAR DEALERS (UK) market and delivers a comprehensive individual analysis on the top 50 companies, incl...

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Jaguar Land Rover: Providing remarkable growth throughout the economic downturn

Jaguar Land Rover: Providing remarkable growth throughout th

Jaguar Land Rover has proved itself to be a strong and stable business in spite of the economic downturn, with good sales results in both developing and developed markets. Despite some difficult years...

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Global light vehicle wiring market- forecasts to 2029

Global light vehicle wiring market- forecasts to 2029

This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global OE automotive electrical wiring (EDS) sector, major suppliers, top markets, technology trends and market size forecasts....

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