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ANALYSIS: Europe's car market in 2014, and 2015

The market might have been up by 5.4% in 2014 but there were some surprising brands on the list of those which saw their sales effectively c...

ANALYSIS: The challenge of vehicle lightweighting

Vehicle designers and engineers are coming under unprecedented pressure to remove weight from vehicles wherever they can. As part of a new r...

ANALYSIS: Shock as US Honda CR-V outsells all cars

With 32,369 units sold, American Honda's CR-V was the market's best selling SUV in December. Another upset: the Toyota Camry was toppled as...

Briefing: Review of 2014 (3)

It's still 2014, but not for much longer. In the global automotive business, plenty happened in 2014. Seasoned observer Dave Leggett offers...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with TI Automotive 17 Nov 2014

Matthew Beecham

Emissions legislation, weight, packaging, safety and cost are the main factors driving fuel tank innovation. Matthew Beecham talked to Albert Boecker, Product & Advanced Engineering Director, Global Fuel Tank Systems, TI Automotive about the supplier’s fuel system technology and what can be done about ‘fuel slosh’.


INTERVIEW: Audi's 'Mr RHD' retires 31 Jul 2014

Graeme Roberts

David Ingrams, who retired from Audi UK's press office today (31 July) played a key role in helping the German automaker's engineers achieve "uncompromised" right hand drive configurations and also oversaw a collection of about 50 classic cars, many of which he helped to launch when new. The man who praised Audi for taking the long-term view has himself served 36 years with the automaker and the connection may not yet be completely severed.

Latest News

Daimler adds Mercedes CLA wagon at Kecskemét 20 Jan 2015

Graeme Roberts

Mercedes-Benz has stated building the CLA Shooting Brake (wagon) at its newest plant in Kecskemét, Hungary.


Deal ends 10-day Volkswagen Brazil strike 19 Jan 2015

Graeme Roberts

Workers at a Volkswagen factory in Brazil voted to end a 10-day strike after the automaker agreed to cancel 800 layoffs and presented a new labour deal good to the end of 2019.


Mercedes-Benz China to launch GLA in May 19 Jan 2015

Graeme Roberts

Mercedes-Benz plans to launch the GLA in China in May. The price of the model will range from CNY220,000 (US$35,824) to CNY450,000.


Mercedes spends in Malaysia after strong 2014 16 Jan 2015

Graeme Roberts

Mercedes-Benz plans to spend MYR280m (US$78.5m) in Malaysia over the next four years to further strengthen its sales network.


Daimler recalls 114,000 I4 Mercedes diesels 14 Jan 2015

Graeme Roberts

Daimler said it was recalling 114,000 of its four cylinder, diesel Mercedes-Benz cars in Germany because some are equipped with faulty seals that can cause potential oil leaks.

Latest blogs

250,000km off-road in a Benz G-Class 14 Oct 2014

Glenn Brooks

A German couple have just handed over Otto, their trusty 300 GD, to the Mercedes-Benz museum. What makes Otto so special? Read this and find out.


Mercedes basks in German World Cup victory 16 Jul 2014

Simon Warburton

Mercedes-Benz has wasted no time in basking in Germany's reflected glory of winning the World Cup on Sunday night and becoming the first side since reunification to lift the golden trophy.

Company research

LMC Automotive's European Passenger Car Production Estimates (annual subscription)

LMC Automotive's European Passenger Car Production Estimates

LMC Automotive's service provides customers with the very latest monthly estimates of passenger car production across all of Europe. Updated monthly and provided model-by-model, and available only via...

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Global electrified light vehicles market- forecasts to 2018

Global electrified light vehicles market- forecasts to 2018

This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global electrified vehicles sector, major OEM developments, top 14 markets, technology trends and market projections. Use this...

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Daimler AG (DAI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Daimler AG (DAI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Rev

Daimler AG (DAI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData...

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