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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Ford plant sold to MMC

It's not unusual for one automaker to buy a plant from another and Mitsubishi's purchase of a Philippines plant from Ford makes perfect sens...

Report from the Bangkok Motor Show

The 35th Bangkok International Motor Show got underway this week in a much more somber mood than last year. just-auto's ASEAN markets specia...

Management briefing: Geneva reflections (2)

In the second part of this month's briefing, just-auto's future products editor, Glenn Brooks, completes his reflections on the significant...

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...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Oerlikon Drive Systems 23 Jan 2014

Matthew Beecham

Oerlikon Segment Drive Systems, with its brands Oerlikon Graziano and Oerlikon Fairfield, develops complete drive systems, gearing solutions and transmission components, with a product portfolio providing transmissions for high performance cars, solutions for all-wheel-drive vehicles and agricultural tractors, as well as Torque Hub planetary drive for industrial machinery and off-highway mobile equipment. In this interview, Matthew Beecham spoke to Paolo Mantelli, Head of Performance Automotive, Oerlikon Drive Systems about some of its latest innovations and technology partnerships with Continental and Vocis.

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

Growing inventory rattles Brazil automakers 14 Apr 2014

Fernando Calmon

By the end of the first quarter, Brazil's domestic auto market showed weak sales compared to the same period of 2013, despite the seasonal effect of Mardi Gras. Forecasts for 2014 range from a 1% downturn (some already admit up to 3%) to marginal 1% growth.

BMW to decide soon on second plant 9 Apr 2014

Graeme Roberts

BMW is considering building a second manufacturing unit in North America to meet the increasing regional demand for its vehicles.

Daimler updates US Mercedes/Freightliner Sprinter 9 Apr 2014

Graeme Roberts

Daimler has updated its US market Mercedes/Freightliner Sprinter to as it looks to better compete in the commercial van segment.

Audi may increase Q2 production 8 Apr 2014

Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen group luxury brand Audi said it may further increase production in Germany during the second quarter after adding shifts in past months due to strong demand for premium cars from China and Europe.

BMW India sees more profit in high end models 7 Apr 2014

Graeme Roberts

BMW wants to sell more ultra high-end models in India to improve profits there.

Latest blogs

Swish Cobo kicks off Detroit show 14 Jan 2014

Simon Warburton

My first Society of Automotive Analysts (SAA) Outlook Conference yesterday (12 January) afternoon in the renovated Cobo Center in downtown Detroit and a pretty impressive 150 delegates made the sessions lively and entertaining.

Mercedes W205 C-Class pics are out 29 Oct 2013

Glenn Brooks

Seems to be the month for pics of future German cars being finding their way onto the web ahead of schedule. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the latest.

Company research

Global electrified light vehicles market 2007 to 2018

Global electrified light vehicles market 2007 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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Colombia Autos Report 2014

Colombia Autos Report 2014

Colombia Autos Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, auto associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive in...

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Algeria Autos Report Q2 2014

Algeria Autos Report Q2 2014

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

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