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Kia Motors America - a "bit player" with ambition

Kia Motors America may be marking 20 years in the US this year but, despite 535,179 sales in 2013 (down 4% on 2012), the recent hit of 5m cu...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Interview time

We've been hearing from several key auto industry chiefs this week....

Management briefing: Geneva reflections (2)

In the second part of this month's briefing, just-auto's future products editor, Glenn Brooks, completes his reflections on the significant...

Suzuki OEM supply deal for India intrigues

I have to say I'm somewhat intrigued by today's news from India and Japan: Suzuki will build a new car plant of its own to supply Indian aff...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Aha: Analytical data from the Cloud 28 Jul 2014

Matthew Beecham

The IT industry has made much of the benefits of a Cloud infrastructure, offering better security and less complex networks in the workplace. Infotainment specialist Harman with subsidiary Aha claims its use in the car could be equally effective. It is now offering OEMs and service providers a chance to use the Cloud beyond downloading apps, navigation updates or music. Understanding what features are being used by the end customer, finding software bugs, removing unused features, reducing recalls or targeting specific customers with updates and advertising are just some of the ideas that Harman claims it can offer with its new Aha Cloud Platform Analytics and Updates Service. just-auto spoke to Siegfried Schuler, Director Centre of Competence Aha, about the service and find out what OEMs are most interested in.

Q&A with CAP-XX: Supercapacitors for stop-start 3 Jun 2013

Matthew Beecham

Australia’s CAP-XX Ltd is developing supercapacitors to provide high power support to automotive stop-start systems, protecting and extending the operating life of the car's battery in the process. Supercapacitors are lighter than a battery, can operate at low temperatures and be charged and discharged almost without limit. To find out more, Matthew Beecham talked with CAP-XX’s CEO Anthony Kongats and Pierre Mars, Vice President Applications Engineering & Quality.

Latest News

Philippine sales jump 39% in August 15 Sep 2014

Tony Pugliese

New vehicle sales in the Philippines rose by 39.5% to around 19,120 units in August, from 13,704 units in the same month of last year, according to the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI).

Subaru hikes sales forecast 11 Sep 2014

Graeme Roberts

Subaru of America has hiked its 2014 full year sales forecast 40,000 units to a record 500,000 vehicles and expects a year on year rise of over 17%.

One minitruck, three brands 9 Sep 2014

Graeme Roberts

They don't make just minicars in Japan, there are minitrucks, too.

August heat fires up US light vehicle sales 4 Sep 2014

Bill Cawthon

US light vehicle sales rocked in August, rising 5.5% to nearly 1.6m cars and light trucks, blowing right past analyst estimates.

Toyota stays on top of global hybrid sales chart 1 Sep 2014

Graeme Roberts

Toyota sold 665,740 hybrids in the first six months of 2014, 4.1% ahead of last year's record tally.

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Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (7270) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (7270) - Financial and Strategic

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (7270) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compi...

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Global electrified light vehicles market- forecasts to 2018

Global electrified light vehicles market- forecasts to 2018

This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global electrified vehicles sector, major OEM developments, top 14 markets, technology trends and market projections. Use this...

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Automotive Semiconductor Trends

Automotive Semiconductor Trends

The report analyzes and presents an overview of Automotive Semiconductors market worldwide....

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