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PLDB Future Models - LA & Guangzhou shows insights

With Europe's big motor shows of 2014 now gone, it's now time for California (LA, first press day today, November 18) and southern China (Gu...

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...

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...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Interesting, interesting...

If I had to think of one adjective to describe this week's autobiz news, 'interesting' is as good a fit as any. Bit of this, bit of that....

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 truck plant reaches 20,000 milestone 19 Dec 2014

Graeme Roberts

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has now built over 20,000 BharatBenz and Fuso trucks at its plant in Chennai, south west India.


ZF produces around 27m ready-to-install axle sets 17 Dec 2014

Dave Leggett

ZF says that it has been delivering Just-in-Time and Just-in-Sequence complete axle systems to automotive manufacturers' production lines for 20 years.


Daimler appoints Merc car sales chief to board 11 Dec 2014

Dave Leggett

Daimler has appointed Mercedes car sales chief to the board, a move that has been interpreted as making the 'rising star' a potential candidate to eventually succeed Dieter Zetsche as group CEO.


Mercedes to launch BMW X6 rival in Detroit 10 Dec 2014

Graeme Roberts

Mercedes-Benz will launch its rival for the BMW X6 - the GLE - at the Detroit show in January. It will enter production at Daimler's US plant in Alabama from 2015.


IAC expands Anniston interiors factory 10 Dec 2014

Graeme Roberts

International Automotive Components (IAC) has opened a 126,000 sq ft extension in Anniston, Alabama, expanding the interiors factory to 262,000 sq ft.

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

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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Medium & Heavy Trucks in Spain

Medium & Heavy Trucks in Spain

Medium & Heavy Trucks in Spain industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2009-13, and forecast to 2018)...

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