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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Bank holiday and election fever

A short week for us due to the first (of two) bank holidays has ended in a surprise majority win for the Conservatives overnight (along with...

Briefing: GM's OnStar system planned for Europe

The wave of advanced vehicle connectivity technologies coming to vehicles embrace a number of interlinked elements, from seamless personal c...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: GM, FCA, axe plant, Chrysler UK

Two major automakers respectively wielded the axe this week. General Motors all but shut down its Russian production and dumped Opel there w...

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...

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

UK car market has topped out - Vauxhall chief 22 May 2015

Dave Leggett

The UK car market continues to turn in high monthly numbers, but it is topping out according to Vauxhall MD Tim Tozer.


Opel to show IntelliLux lighting at Frankfurt show 18 May 2015

Simon Warburton

Opel is to feature its LED Matrix IntelliLux lighting system at the Frankfurt International Motor Show this year for its Astra range.


Opel gets German market boost 12 May 2015

Dave Leggett

Opel has said that its sales in April were up 4%, boosted by a strong gain in Germany.


Volkswagen Golf stays top of European tree in Q1 22 Apr 2015

Graeme Roberts

European new car sales were 8.9% higher in Q1 2015 than in the same period in 2014, according to JATO Dynamics. March sales were up 11.1%.


GM boosts global sales 2% in Q1 2015 21 Apr 2015

Graeme Roberts

General Motors (GM) sold 2.4m vehicles globally in the first quarter of 2015, up 2% compared to a year ago.

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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