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Skoda's new press shop draws eyes this week

News that Škoda is building a new, energy-efficient press shop at its main factory in Mladá Boleslav drew a lot of eyes to just-auto.com thi...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Ups and downs

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with tier one suppliers, this week Matthew Beecham talked with Detlef Jürss, group vice presiden...

September management briefing: Frankfurt review

Glenn Brooks | 23 Sep 2015

In the second and final part of this month's management briefing, we take a look at the stand out concepts, production cars and trends seen at the 2015 Frankfurt IAA motor show.

ANALYSIS: Japan under attack from foreign brands

Glenn Brooks | 16 Jul 2015

Vehicle sales ended the first half of CY2015 down 11%, due mostly to a tax rise for Kei-models. Yet not every OEM is suffering. Mazda was up 47% in June, while multiple European brands are also enjoying high percentage gains.

COMMENT: Why the VW Touareg Hybrid had to die

Glenn Brooks | 26 May 2015

The Volkswagen Group is killing off two engines in the Touareg due to the anti-pollution requirements of Euro 6 emissions regulations in EU countries.

RESEARCH ANALYSIS: Review of vehicle roof systems

Matthew Beecham | 11 May 2015

While the variation of roof systems continues to grow, the push for lighter cars has led to the adoption of carbon fibre and polycarbonate in roof design. Matthew Beecham reviews some trends in the roof system market.

Latest Interviews

IAC on personalizing tomorrow’s car interiors

Matthew Beecham | 18 Nov 2015

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one suppliers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Fritz Schweindl, Director Advanced Engineering International Automotive Components (IAC) Europe. IAC is a global supplier of automotive components and systems, including interior and exterior trim.

INTERVIEW: Audi's 'Mr RHD' retires

Graeme Roberts | 31 Jul 2014

David Ingrams, who retired from Audi UK's press office today (31 July) played a key role in helping the German automaker's engineers achieve "uncompromised" right hand drive configurations and also oversaw a collection of about 50 classic cars, many of which he helped to launch when new. The man who praised Audi for taking the long-term view has himself served 36 years with the automaker and the connection may not yet be completely severed.

Latest News

Audi suspends two engineers over US diesel V6

Graeme Roberts | 27 Nov 2015

Audi has suspended two engineers after its larger diesel engines were found evading emissions limits in the United States, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler told a newspaper.

VW diesel scandal clobbers Porsche profit

Graeme Roberts | 11 Nov 2015

Porsche Automobil Holding SE booked group profit of EUR1.19bn euro for the period from 1 January to 30 September 2015 compared with EUR2.50bn a year ago after the cost effects of the diesel emissions scandal at VW AG started to take a toll. Porsche has also revised down sharply its profits forecasts.

Porsche 2015 global sales up 27%

Graeme Roberts | 11 Nov 2015

Porsche delivered 18,699 new cars worldwide last month, an increase of 18% year on year. Year to date sales rose 27% to a record 191,784 units in the first 10 months of the year. The full year 2014 tally was 189,849.

Porsche starts on Canadian training centre, corpor

Graeme Roberts | 11 Nov 2015

Porsche Cars Canada has broken ground on the site that will host a new Toronto dealership and the future corporate headquarters for the brand in Canada. The site on the northeast corner of highways 401 and 404 will provide high visibility on a transport corridor where approximately 600,000 vehicles pass daily.

UK sales dip for first time in years

Graeme Roberts | 5 Nov 2015

Data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showed UK new car registrations dropped for the first time in more than three and a half years as market growth levelled off in October 2015. 177,664 new cars were registered in the month, a dip of 1.1% on last year’s figure and following a record 43 consecutive months of growth. Year to date data showed the new car market is up 6.4% to 2,274,550 cars -  the best YTS result on record.

Porsche names new North America chief

Graeme Roberts | 14 Oct 2015

Porsche's executive board has appointed Klaus Zellmer as new president and chief executive officer of Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), effective 1 November.

Winterkorn to step down from remaining VW posts?

Graeme Roberts | 13 Oct 2015

Former Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn, who quit last month, will step down from his remaining posts related to the company, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper and TV stations NDR and WDR reported, without citing sources. The resignations are expected in the coming days, as soon as a few remaining formalities have been dealt with, they said, according to Reuters.

New VW CEO replaces PR chief

Graeme Roberts | 1 Oct 2015

Volkswagen AG's new CEO, former Porsche chief Matthias Müller, has named Porsche head of public relations and press Hans-Gerd Bode (54) head of group communications, investor relations and external relations, with immediate effect. He succeeds Stephan Grühsem (53), "who is leaving the company by amicable agreement", according to a VW statement.

Porsche appoints Oliver Blume as board chairman

Graeme Roberts | 1 Oct 2015

The supervisory board of Porsche has appointed Oliver Blume chairman of the executive board effective immediately. He replaces Matthias Müller, now chairman of the board of management of Volkswagen group.

Prosecutors launch Winterkorn investigation

Graeme Roberts | 28 Sep 2015

German prosecutors have launched an investigation into former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn as a result of the diesel emissions-rigging scandal, according to multiple media reports on Monday (28 September).

Rolls-Royce North America names new president

Graeme Roberts | 28 Sep 2015

BMW-owned Rolls-Royce has announced North America president Eric Shepherd "has decided to move to a new entrepreneurial role in the super-luxury automotive retail sector within the Rolls-Royce family".

2016 GENEVA SHOW DEBUTS: Porsche Panamera

Glenn Brooks | 25 Sep 2015

Porsche is now the sixth brand to have announced a world premiere for the 2016 Geneva motor show.

US: EPA now examining VW/Audi/Porsche V6 diesels

Glenn Brooks | 23 Sep 2015

An official with the United States' Environmental Protection Agency has reportedly told the Detroit News that vehicles powered by the Volkswagen Group's 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine are being tested for potential exhaust emissions irregularities.

Porsche shows electric sports car concept

Dave Leggett | 15 Sep 2015

Porsche has shown an electric sports car concept at Frankfurt. Porsche says the 'Mission E' concept car shows how Porsche envisions the future of the electric sports car.

Porsche CFO named as VW supervisory board chairman

Graeme Roberts | 3 Sep 2015

Shareholder representatives on Porsche Automobil Holding SE's supervisory board want the supervisory board of Volkswagen AG to elect Hans Dieter Pötsch, currently a member of the executive board of Porsche SE and of Volkswagen AG, to the VW AG supervisory board at an extraordinary shareholder meeting in November 2015. A respective decision should also be taken at the supervisory board of Porsche SE, they said in a statement.

LG supplying LCD displays to Honda and Porsche

Graeme Roberts | 25 Aug 2015

South Korea's LG Electronics will supply Honda Motor and Porsche with in-car displays as the supplier tries to grow its auto business to counter weak sales at its mainstay television and smartphone units, a media report said.

Porsche adds INRIX real time traffic information

Graeme Roberts | 24 Aug 2015

Porsche is adding real time traffic information to its models sold in Europe from September.

Porsche July sales rise in double digits

Graeme Roberts | 7 Aug 2015

Porsche sales rose 22% year on year to 20,733 cars worldwide in July.

Porsche claims record half year

Graeme Roberts | 29 Jul 2015

After record results for deliveries, sales revenue and earnings, Porsche said H1 2015 was the best half year in company history.

VW India three top sales executives step down

Graeme Roberts | 23 Jul 2015

Three top level executives at Volkswagen Group Sales India reportedly have stepped down in the recent past.

Porsche works council chief named to VW board

Graeme Roberts | 2 Jul 2015

Uwe Hück was appointed a member of the Volkswagen supervisory board by Braunschweig Local Court effective 1 July. He replaced Jürgen Dorn who resigned.

Porsche acquires Kuka Systems toolmaking

Graeme Roberts | 22 Jun 2015

Porsche is taking over the toolmaking division of Kuka Systems with locations in Schwarzenberg in the German state of Saxony and the Slovakian town Dubnica.

Latest blogs

Papped in Prague: the facelifted Porsche 911

Glenn Brooks | 16 Jul 2015

Its official debut might be just under two months away at the Frankfurt IAA, but the mid-life refresh for the 911 has been seen in public. The pics have appeared, inevitably, on FaceBook.

Porsche Macan is video-papped in Dubai

Glenn Brooks | 24 Oct 2013

It had to happen. Just under a month to go before its international debut at the LA auto show and someone has captured a now only lightly disguised Macan on film.

Company research

Porsche Automobil Holding SE (PAH3) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Porsche Automobil Holding SE (PAH3) - Financial and Strategi

Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE) is a holding company with investments in automobile industry. Porsche SE conducts operations through an operational affiliate and a joint venture company....

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Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Germany)

Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Germany)

This report presents quick facts about Porsche Automobil Holding SE, which is principally involved in the Manufacture and Distribution of Automobiles....

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Global light vehicle door modules market- forecasts to 2030

Global light vehicle door modules market- forecasts to 2030

This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global light vehicle OE automotive door modules sector, major suppliers, top markets, technology trends and market size forecas...

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