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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...

Special management briefing: Paris reflections (2)

The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only mo...

Special management briefing: Paris reflections (1)

The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only mo...

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

Opel announces management changes 21 Nov 2014

Simon Warburton

Opel Group has appointed current executive chief engineer, vans, light commercial vehicles and Alliance Programmes, Charlie Klein, as VP vehicle engineering Europe.


Opel/Vauxhall to produce new SUV at Rüsselsheim 20 Nov 2014

Dave Leggett

GM Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra has announced the production of a new SUV in Rüsselsheim by the end of the decade as part of GM's ongoing commitment to its still loss-making European operations.


GM's top lawyer to retire 20 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

General Motors has announced its general counsel Michael Millikin will retire early in 2015.


Tesla outsells rivals as Europe sales rise 6% 17 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Spain led the way in September as Europe’s new car sales increased 6% year on year, according to analysts at JATO Dynamics. Sales in Spain were up 25.9% while Germany and Great Britain saw increases of 5.2% and 5.6% respectively last month.


GM says Q3 sales best since 1980 15 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

General Motors sold 2,449,595 vehicles around the world in the third quarter of 2014, up 2% year on year but the company’s best third quarter since 1980. In the first nine months, sales were also up 2% to 7,371,743 units.

Latest blogs

Karl Lagerfeld shoots his cat (and the Corsa) 3 Nov 2014

Glenn Brooks

Surely this release from Opel is in the running for the award for 2014's most bizarre 'news' item?


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.

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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LMC Automotive's European Passenger Car Production Estimates - Latest Monthly Update

LMC Automotive's European Passenger Car Production Estimates

This service provides customers with the very latest monthly estimates of passenger car production across all of Europe. Updated monthly and provided model-by-model, and available only via just-auto,...

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