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Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE - Matthew Beecham reviews the bloss...
The doubters appear to have been proved wrong, if sales of the new XC90 in Sweden are any indication: Volvo's pricey SUV on its own took a f...
| 1 Jun 2015
The rearview mirror has been transformed over the last decade into a high-tech electronic module, writes Matthew Beecham. Tomorrow’s mirrors will feature even more, including lights, cameras, displays and controls.
| 29 May 2015
As those - all three of you - who honour me with your occasional presence on my self-curated 'just-auto' Facebook page may have guessed, when I'm not helping to cover the current cutting edge state of the autobiz, I like to wallow in a rose-tinted backview of the 1960s when British, Australian and Canadian cars dominated my import-restricted former colony, V8s were an attainable aspiration (one could put one in one's Cortina if one so wished), petrol was cheap (diesel for trucks only) and the Holy Grail for a Kiwi Kar Nut was the annual Earls Court show in London.
| 19 May 2015
Can the XE finally establish Jaguar in the hottest sector of the premium car market? Ray Hutton considers the issues.
| 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.
| 20 May 2015
Mike O'Driscoll, Group CEO of Williams, leads a brand that is well known for its motorsports activity and Formula One participation. However, the firm is now eyeing more consultancy business and looking further afield for opportunities. Ian Adcock caught up with him to hear more.
| 28 May 2014
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.
| 30 Jun 2015
The UK auto industry continues to deliver on growth to turnover, exports and employment, according to SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes.
| 16 Jun 2015
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has revealed some of its prototype technologies at the Future Tech showcase in Gaydon, UK where they are developing driver-focused autonomous capabilities which work in all weathers and environments.
| 2 Jun 2015
Tata Motors' luxury vehicle unit Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has appointed a new head of sales in China where the company has seen a slow down in sales in recent months. Mark Bishop succeeds Yi Lu, who resigned in mid-April citing personal reasons.
| 28 May 2015
London is to return to the motor show circuit next year with an open air event in Battersea Park, next to the River Thames, run by a privately owned events organisation.
| 28 May 2015
UK automakers passed the 500,000 milestone for car production in April with 530,505 new cars built to date.
| 8 May 2015
Jaguar Land Rover’s local subsidiary has always been rather vague about what it will produce at its under-construction, BRL740m/$240m factory in Itatiaia, state of Rio de Janeiro, scheduled to start assembly of 24,000 units yearly of up to three models from the second quarter of 2016.
| 5 May 2015
April US light vehicle sales rose 4.6% to about 1.45m cars and light trucks. That was a bit shy of analysts’ estimates but still healthy.
| 27 Apr 2015
Jaguar Land Rover's new two-litre, four-cylinder, Ingenium diesel engine, built in a new, 450,000 unit capacity factory in Wolverhampton, is to become available in the Discovery Sport line which recently replaced the Freelander.
| 20 Apr 2015
BorgWarner has announced a deal to supply variable cam timing (VCT) and engine timing systems for Jaguar Land Rover's new Ingenium I4 engine line.
| 16 Apr 2015
Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has fully automated its global priority warranty parts returns service by awarding a contract to SEKO Logistics.
| 14 Apr 2015
Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR) 70 year old plant at Solihull in the British Midlands has been given a new lease of life with the addition of the Jaguar XE to the factory that began with, and, until now, had only produced Land Rovers.
| 10 Apr 2015
Digital Radio UK said on Friday 450,000 new cars were registered in Q1 2015 with digital radio (DAB) as standard, an increase of 100,000 over Q1 2104 and 130,000 over Q4 2014.
| 7 Apr 2015
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) North America has chosen Sirius XM Connected Vehicle Services to provide call centre support for safety and security services to vehicle occupants using its Jaguar InControl and Land Rover InControl infotainment systems.
| 2 Apr 2015
After introducing InControl Touch Pro, its next generation infotainment and connected car technology in the redesigned XF, Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover has announced a new initiative to support the development of future infotainment technologies in the US.
| 1 Apr 2015
Owners of carship, Hoegh Osaka say the last of around 1,200 Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles are being removed from parking areas in Southampton docks at the end of this week as mystery continues to surround their future fate.
| 31 Mar 2015
Today's announcement by Honda means Britain’s booming car manufacturing industry has received yet another huge boost with three major manufacturers announcing UK investments worth more than GBP1bn in the past six days.
| 26 Mar 2015
Research commissioned by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has found the development of connected and autonomous vehicles will help generate 320,000 jobs in the country as well as delivering other benefits to the economy.
| 26 Mar 2015
Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover has announced a GBP600m plant and R&D spend in central England where it is based.
| 26 Mar 2015
Managing the relationship between vehicle manufacturers and internet giants such as Apple and Google will be a major challenge in the future for the connected car - the auto industry is not determining the pace, it is the smartphone.
| 25 Mar 2015
Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover has announced plans to expand its advanced engineering and design centre at Whitley, Coventry, doubling its footprint at the site.
| 24 Mar 2015
Jaguar has unveiled its second generation XF model with a dramatic event involving a high-wire journey in London's docklands.
| 24 Mar 2015
Analysis undertaken by PA Consulting Group suggests that premium carmakers will struggle to hit the EU's 2021 CO2 emission targets and will therefore be faced with large fines.
| 6 Jan 2015
While various parties figure out What To Do with the Hoegh Osaka and its valuable cargo of Jaguar Land Rover, Mini, Rolls-Royce and JCB products, here's how things turned out the last time we covered such an event.
| 24 Oct 2014
Making cars where you sell them makes sense on a number of grounds. It can be a way to save on shipping costs, exploit lower manufacturing costs, avoid import tariffs and reduce exchange rate risks.
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