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Management briefing: Geneva reflections (1)

It's the annual event that quietly wakes Europe's auto industry into action after winter slumber. Now that it has come and gone, just-auto's...

PRODUCT EYE: Kia pro_cee'd GT

Can a Kia ever be considered against the Golf GTI, Glenn Brooks wonders, as he tries the strangely named pro_cee'd GT....

GENEVA WRAP: Europe still struggles, future bright

The sun shone eventually on the automotive industry at this week's Geneva show but there are still a lot of dark clouds hanging over Europe....

COMMENT: The 'must see' CES

There's an annual event which does not appear on any auto show calendar, yet which for large sections of the motor industry is more importan...

Latest Interviews

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.


INTERVIEW: Kia UK President and CEO, Paul Philpott 10 May 2013

Dave Leggett

Paul Philpott, Kia UK President and CEO, believes that the integration of offline and online 'customer journeys' is the key to meeting future customer demands.

Latest News

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.


Korean domestic sales up 3%, overseas 8% 4 Apr 2014

Tony Pugliese

Domestic sales among South Korea’s five main automakers increased by 2.7% to 121,416 vehicles in March, from 118,212 units a year earlier, according to data released by the country’s mainstream vehicle manufacturers.


US light vehicle sales roared in March 2 Apr 2014

Bill Cawthon

While March weather came in like a lion and went out like a lamb, US light vehicle sales started roaring in the second half of the month.


Hyundai restates new Sonata fuel economy 17 Mar 2014

Graeme Roberts

Hyundai Motor admitted on Monday the fuel economy of its updated Sonata sedan was less than it had previously stated, an error that could further undermine the South Korean automaker's reputation after a number of fuel economy-related lawsuits in North America.


Apple updates iOS to add CarPlay functions 12 Mar 2014

Graeme Roberts

Apple has introduced a new version 7.1 of its iOS software that adds CarPlay funtionality to its mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads.

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

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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Electric Vehicles in East Asia 2012-2022

Electric Vehicles in East Asia 2012-2022

56% of the value of sales of electric vehicles is and will remain in East Asia and cars only account for about half of the value of the electric vehicle business worldwide. It is therefore important t...

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Tunisia Autos Report Q2 2014

Tunisia Autos Report Q2 2014

Business Monitor International's Tunisia Autos Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, auto associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independ...

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