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COMMENT: US JLR plant likely to get a warm welcome

The weekend's news Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover is 'talking to southern states' about establishing a factory in the United States is an in...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: 2014 Kia Sportage

Kia has just enjoyed its best September yet in Britain, with 13,292 cars delivered. And the top model? The Sportage, which is selling better...

Special management briefing: Paris reflections (1)

The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only mo...

Management briefing: Paris show preview

The 2014 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile opens to the press in early October. This month's Management Briefing offers a preview of the likely...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Paul Philpott, Kia UK President and CEO 18 Sep 2014

Dave Leggett

Paul Philpott, Kia UK President and CEO, has given just-auto an upbeat assessment of conditions in the UK car market and growth prospects for the Kia brand.


Q&A with Harman: 2014 Consumer Electronics Show 8 Jan 2014

Matthew Beecham

Harman is using the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to launch its latest technologies to the consumer and automotive sectors. Matthew Beecham talked with Harman’s executive vice president and president of Infotainment Division, Sachin Lawande about the company’s innovations on display.

Latest News

JLR eyes US southern states 'transplant' - paper 20 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) reportedly is talking to local governments in several southern states about setting up a factory in the US which would be a first for a British carmaker in the world's second-largest vehicle market.


Thai parts maker expands in Equador 17 Oct 2014

Tony Pugliese

Thai automotive components maker Fortune Parts Industry (FPI) is building a new parts plant in Equador to tap into the country’s growing automotive sector.


Ford F-150 is the new 'Truck of Texas' 13 Oct 2014

Bill Cawthon

Texas is the largest truck market in the US, accounting for more full-size pickup sales than the next three states, California, Oklahoma and Florida, combined.


Kia brand value accelerates 10 Oct 2014

Chris Wright

Design is everything it seems - since declaring design management as a core driver of the company's future growth, Kia Motors Corporation's brand value has skyrocketed by 480% from US$929m in 2007 to US$5.4bn, according to Interbrand's list of 100 Best Global Brands 2014.


Hyundai and Kia plan to strengthen hybrids in 2015 8 Oct 2014

Tony Pugliese

South Korea's Hyundai and Kia plan to strengthen their low-emission line-ups in 2015 with hybrid versions of the mid-segment Sonata and K5/Optima models.

Latest blogs

How to nick three new Kias 14 Jan 2014

Graeme Roberts

A tale of Kia thievery in the papers today.


Dummy-nomics and an almost forgotten red Elan 12 Nov 2013

Dave Leggett

Hyundai-Kia's R&D centre at Namyang was a fascinating whirlwind.

Company research

Kia Motors Corporation - Strategy and SWOT Report

Kia Motors Corporation - Strategy and SWOT Report

Kia Motors Corporation - SWOT Analysis company profile is the essential source for top-level company data and information. Kia Motors Corporation - SWOT Analysis examines the company’s key business......

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Automotive Manufacturing in South Korea

Automotive Manufacturing in South Korea

Automotive Manufacturing in South Korea industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2008-12, and forecast to 2017). The...

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New Cars in Colombia

New Cars in Colombia

New Cars in Colombia industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The prof...

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