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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...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Bleak Christmas ahead for some

Less than two weeks to Christmas - where did 2014 go? For most, it's a time of celebration, presents, family reunion and far too much food....

ANALYSIS: Opel-Vauxhall and Buick's shared future

GM's Europe-based brands are plotting what could be a major reversal of fortunes. It's all about new cars, extra models and an ever-closer a...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: There's a ghost in the house...

Yes folks, there's a ghost in the house and the temptation is to say, it's the ghost of safety. Okay, that's a bit laboured in the week of H...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Tim Tozer, Vauxhall's new chief 11 Aug 2014

Chris Wright

The appointment of a non-GM person reflects the way the US giant is moving as is the way it has dealt with the recall crisis in the US.


INTERVIEW: GM President Dan Ammann 27 Jun 2014

Dave Leggett

General Motors President Dan Ammann says that GM is performing to plan and that its European operations are on target to achieve profitability by "mid-decade".

Latest News

German car market looking positive 5 Mar 2015

Fernando Calmon

The German car market was up 7% in February, a result which the VDA said leaves the market on track to turn out at around 3m units in 2015.


GENEVA: Russia and diesel worry GM Europe chief 4 Mar 2015

Roger Stansfield

The president of General Motors Europe, Karl-Thomas Neumann, is marking exactly two years in the job at the Geneva show having made considerable strides to update the Opel/Vauxhall product portfolio and powertrains and exercise the cost controls necesssary to return the group to profitability by next year.


OnStar to be 'revolutionary' in Europe - Opel head 3 Mar 2015

Dave Leggett

General Motors' European chief, Karl-Thomas Neumann, believes that the rollout of the company's OnStar telematics system to Europe will have a revolutionary impact on the auto industry.


French market sales make gains in early 2015 3 Mar 2015

Graeme Roberts

French light vehicle registrations have continued to make gains during the early months of 2015, IHS Automotive principal analyst Ian Fletcher said in a research note.


GM targets 100,000 for new baby 3 Mar 2015

Roger Stansfield

General Motors expects its new entry-level car, which will be badged as the Opel Karl in mainland Europe and revive Vauxhall's Viva nameplate in the UK, to sell close to 100,000 units a year.

Latest blogs

Opel/Vauxhall's chief gets delightfully candid 4 Mar 2015

Dave Leggett

General Motors' European chief, Karl-Thomas Neumann, was on good form in Geneva this week.


Geneva bound, via Monaco and Grenoble 2 Mar 2015

Dave Leggett

This was the scene in Monaco yesterday morning as a group of UK journalists set out on a drive to Geneva from Monaco in some old and new Vauxhall cars.

Company research

Traffic Sign Recognition System Trends

Traffic Sign Recognition System Trends

Traffic sign recognition systems can use detection techniques as simple as the ones in which the traffic signs are detected in an image format through an onboard road-facing camera and subsequently te...

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CNG Vehicles Market in Europe 2014-2018

CNG Vehicles Market in Europe 2014-2018

CNG is a natural gas used in automobiles as an alternative to gasoline and diesel. Natural gas is a mixture of hydrocarbons that is found deep within the earth, and primarily consists of methane....

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CNG Vehicle Market in Europe 2012-2016

CNG Vehicle Market in Europe 2012-2016

TechNavio's analysts forecast the Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicle market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 16.84 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market...

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