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Management briefing: UK engine manufacturing (1)

The recent announcement by Bentley that its Crewe headquarters is to become the centre of excellence for the Volkswagen Group for all W12 en...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Assembly plant week?

OK, OK, I admit it - just-auto.com this week is looking a bit like Assembly Plant News.com...

BMW i3 plant Leipzig marries new alongside old

'Marriage' is, to anyone used to touring car assembly plants regularly, a familiar term, describing the joining of painted and trimmed body...

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...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: VW Rus director Marcus Osegowitsch 20 Mar 2014

Simon Warburton

Marcus Osegowitsch is general director, Volkswagen Group Rus and Simon Warburton caught up with him on the sidelines of this year's Russian Automotive Forum organised by Adam Smith Conferences in Moscow.


Q&A with SABIC’s Innovative Plastics: PC glazing 17 Feb 2014

Matthew Beecham

Alongside the enthusiasm amongst car designers for more glass, pressure to produce more complex glazing shapes and styles is also driving up interest in alternative polycarbonate (PC) glazing technologies. We wouldn’t call it a gold rush but we continue to see a steady stream of interest in PC glazings for certain applications. To find out how this market is shaping up, Matthew Beecham spoke to Scott Fallon, general manager, Automotive, SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business.

Latest News

Third successive quarter of growth in Europe 17 Apr 2014

Graeme Roberts

The European new car market recorded a third successive quarter of growth thanks to a 9.3% year on year increase in March.


Faurecia supplying parts for 2015 VW Golf 17 Apr 2014

Graeme Roberts

Faurecia is supplying parts for the 2015 Mexican built NAFTA Volkswagen Golf being launched this spring.


Suzuki plans simpler, cheaper hybrid (than Toyota) 16 Apr 2014

Graeme Roberts

Suzuki Motor has said it will introduce an affordable, simplified petrol-electric hybrid technology in its cars.


VW Group Q1 sales grow 5.8% 16 Apr 2014

Chris Wright

Volkswagen Group sales were up 5.8% at 2.4m units in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period last year. Growth in March was 7.6% year-on-year at 929,500 units.


Chevrolet China looks for a Cruze boost 15 Apr 2014

Graeme Roberts

General Motors will launch the updated Chevrolet Cruze sedan this month at the Beijing show, choosing China for the model’s global debut as the carmaker seeks to boost sales of the brand in its biggest market.

Latest blogs

VW bites the bullet down under 12 Jun 2013

Graeme Roberts

I don't think the saga of the problematic VWs in Australia is going to go down as one of the auto industry's Great PR Moments.

Company research

Volkswagen AG (VOW3) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Volkswagen AG (VOW3) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis

Volkswagen AG (VOW3) - 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 compiled by Global...

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Volkswagen AG - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Volkswagen AG - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships &

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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Car Manufacturing - Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide

Car Manufacturing - Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide

The Emerging 5 Car Manufacturing industry guide provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2008-12, and forecast to 2017)...

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