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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Automotive safety...

One thing that has always got everyone in the automotive business talking is safety. It's an interesting one. Cars have become much safer in...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Lexus concedes to Germany

An intriguing yet realistic admission from the chief of Lexus Europe this week - the Germans can't be beat so the Toyota luxury brand will t...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Lexus NX 300h

After years in the European wilderness, Lexus now seems set on a steady path of sales expansion. The new NX, a RAV4-sized crossover, is the...

SAO PAULO SHOW: This year's was one of the best

Attracting over 750,000 visitors in 11 days, the São Paulo motor show saw several locally made and imported new model launches of varying de...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Alain Uyttenhoven, Head of Lexus Europe 24 Nov 2014

Glenn Brooks

Russia, Lexus' number one market in its European region, might be down, but UK sales are up strongly. On balance then, 2014 has been a good year, according to the brand's Head of Europe. Next, he promises more hybrids but no diesels. Why?


Q&A with Takata: Occupant restraint systems 7 Oct 2013

Matthew Beecham

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with global players in the occupant restraints market, Matthew Beecham talked with Claus Rudolf, Vice President of Global Engineering at Takata Corp. Headquartered Tokyo, Japan, Takata's products are primarily sold in Japan, the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Latest News

Toyota reveals next-gen integrated safety tech 27 Nov 2014

Dave Leggett

Toyota has revealed some of the smart new technologies and systems it will be featuring in future models from 2015 to make driving safer. It says that these have been designed from the start to work together to help cut the number of road accidents.


US: Alcoa rises on news of aluminium Lexus models 26 Nov 2014

Glenn Brooks

The share price of Alcoa Inc has risen by 2% in New York after a report that Toyota is planning aluminium body panels for a new generation of Lexus models.


BELGIUM: Jaguar overtaken by Lexus across Europe 18 Nov 2014

Glenn Brooks

A sales surge by the Japanese brand, combined with a lack of interest in Jaguar by buyers outside the UK has seen Lexus overtake the British car maker in Europe.


Toyota US plant rolls out second automatic line 14 Nov 2014

Graeme Roberts

The Toyota powertrain plant in Buffalo, West Virginia has made its first six-speed high torque automatic transmission on its new second line.


UK: German brands can't be beaten - Lexus Europe 11 Nov 2014

Glenn Brooks

Alain Uyttenhoven, the head of Brussels-based Lexus Europe, has told just-auto that it is "impossible to catch the German three, worldwide" but that the brand is determined to be "number four".

Latest blogs

Doughnut time 22 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Sometimes the answer to "Why?" can be answered "Just because..." As in this video made by Lexus Poland as part of its launch of the NX mid-size SUV line.


Brand 'trust' for premiums 30 Apr 2014

Dave Leggett

Some interesting thoughts here from Tokuo Fukuichi, head of Lexus, on brand trust and where Lexus is compared with the Germans.

Company research

Hybrid and Electric Cars in the US: Two differing strategies

Hybrid and Electric Cars in the US: Two differing strategies

The US hybrid and electric car market has grown strongly in recent years. The dominance of Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) is being challenged by other manufacturers, such as Ford Motor Company (For...

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Global light diesel vehicles market- forecasts to 2029

Global light diesel vehicles market- forecasts to 2029

This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global diesel technologies sector, major suppliers, top 14 markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use this repor...

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Global 4WD and AWD light vehicle market- forecasts to 2029

Global 4WD and AWD light vehicle market- forecasts to 2029

This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global 4WD and AWD sector, major suppliers, top 14 markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use this report to gai...

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