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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Results season again

We are now in the midst of what I like to call slash-your-wrists or lose-the-will-to-live season and it can apply equally to whether you are...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer

While PSA, Renault, Ford and Toyota struggle in Europe's D segment, Opel-Vauxhall boasts of 100,000 Insignia orders since the facelifted mod...

ANALYSIS: How Vauxhall could overtake Ford in 2015

It used to seem far fetched to suggest that more Vauxhall passenger vehicles could be sold in Britain than Fords, but it no longer does. And...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Jazzing up the Juke

Having rather liked the Nissan Juke at its original press launch in Germany some - ye gods - four years ago now, I thought, with a new car v...

Latest Interviews

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".


Q&A with David Lindley, SAIC's UK tech centre MD 16 Jun 2014

Dave Leggett

SAIC Motor technical Centre UK SMTC UK works on designing, developing and engineering advanced new vehicle and powertrain products for SAIC, one of the world's largest automotive manufacturers and owner of the MG brand. Dave Leggett interviewed SMTC UK's managing director David Lindley.

Latest News

Opel axing Ampera, promises replacement EV 23 Jul 2014

Graeme Roberts

Opel chief Karl-Thomas Neumann has confirmed the Opel/Vauxhall Ampera is for the chop but, in a series of Twitter posts, promised a replacement.


Opel Group formed within Adam Opel 22 Jul 2014

Graeme Roberts

General Motors' European unit Adam Opel AG has established Opel Group to assume full responsibility for General Motors’ business in Europe plus Russia (where Chevrolet continues) and Cadillac.


Opel budget line will replace Chevys - reports 22 Jul 2014

Graeme Roberts

Opel plans to build a range of entry-level cars to recapture the type of budget customer who in the past bought its Chevrolet brand, media reports said.


GM H1 sales up 1.4% worldwide 17 Jul 2014

Graeme Roberts

Recalls, what recalls? General Motors sold 2,505,889 vehicles around the world in the second quarter of 2014, with year over year sales in the United States and China up 7% and 8%, respectively. Total sales were up 0.5% in the second quarter. In the first half, GM sold 4,921,928 vehicles, up 1.4%.


European new car sales up 5.8% in first half 17 Jul 2014

Dave Leggett

June car sales in Europe were up 4.3% to leave sales for the first half of the year up 5.8% over last year according to data released by JATO Dynamics.

Latest blogs

Opel/Vauxhall Corsa pics hit the web 19 Jun 2014

Glenn Brooks

Opel and Vauxhall will issue images and details of the next Corsa to the media on 9 July. But as often happens, some papped shots have already appeared.


FRANKFURT BLOG 9 Sep 2013

Glenn Brooks

Curiously little mention of Vauxhall at today's Opel 'Zeit Konferenz', but first sight of the Monza concept, followed by a chance to see the i3 in motion at a BMW event this evening (Monday).

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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Automotive Manufacturing in Poland

Automotive Manufacturing in Poland

Automotive Manufacturing in Poland industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2008-12, and forecast to 2017). The prof...

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Automotive Manufacturing in Germany

Automotive Manufacturing in Germany

Automotive Manufacturing in Germany industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2008-12, and forecast to 2017). The pro...

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