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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: 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

China becoming Volvo Car's largest market 27 Aug 2014

Graeme Roberts

China is on course to become Volvo Car's largest market in 2014, pleasing both Chinese owner Geely and marketing, sales and customer service chief Alain Visser.


Opel hails assembly tools produced from 3D printer 21 Aug 2014

Dave Leggett

Opel says that assembly tools produced by a 3D printer are an increasingly important part of the production process.


Chevy chief tight-lipped on new Volt 8 Aug 2014

Graeme Roberts

A top General Motors executive remained tight-lipped on details of the redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Volt the automaker announced would be launched at the Detroit show in January 2015.


GM opens new regional headquarters in Singapore 6 Aug 2014

Graeme Roberts

General Motors has officially opened its new regional headquarters in Singapore. General Motors International will support six key markets - Africa, Australia, India, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and South Korea.


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.

Latest blogs

Rule Britannia 6 Aug 2014

Graeme Roberts

It really does get tiresome when some (deep breath, choose words carefully) 'uninformed' person tells me the UK doesn't have a car industry any more. We do, albeit mostly foreign owned.


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.

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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