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LMC Automotive has a forecasting event with a very strong European focus coming up...
Earlier this year, Opel said that CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann would expand his social communication activities to LinkedIn as a member of the "influencer" programme limited to 500 participants worldwide..
We’re well into Q1 results season and there are one or two interesting straws in the wind...
just-auto takes a break 29 Apr 16
It is raining and unseasonably cool here in the UK, a sure sign that a national holiday is imminent...
Mitsubishi's not-so-happy history 20 Apr 16
Mitsubishi is in the news today and it reminded me of a bit of history. Some of you may recall the auto industry and Japanese public were stunned when it emerged in the summer of 2000 that Mitsubishi had systematically hid auto defects to avoid recalls for more than 20 years...
Queen of Parts 18 Apr 16
The Queen celebrates her 90th birthday on Thursday this week (April 21)...
Tesla charms again 6 Apr 16
I just looked at Tesla Motors stock price and it’s been moving up since February...
Ken Block and his doughnuts/donuts 15 Mar 16
There has been something of a media furore in the UK this week involving filming for the news series of BBC's Top Gear...
Nissan's 'self-parking office chairs' 22 Feb 16
Have to admit, this made me laugh. Nissan has come up with a tidy solution to the age-old problem of wandering chairs in the open plan office...
The consolidation game 9 Feb 16
Consolidation in the supplier sector continues apace. Companies are positioning themselves to be well placed for future growth; that means reviewing product portfolios, technology capabilities, market geography and degrees of specialisation. It can lead to M&A activity and it can also mean the divestment of company business units, too...
- ANALYSIS - Jaguar takes on Porsche with F-PACE
- Peugeot steps up a gear with new 3008
- Autumn facelift beckons for Citroen's Family hit
- THE WEEK - aftermarket player and new products
- Delphi Powertrain VP on compliance - Q&A
- Tesla chooses Mando for autonomous technology
- Ford recalls 271,000 F-150s for brake job
- Romanian PM asks Ford for more
- GKN wins plug-in AWD axle deal
- UK engine making for local use surges 51% in April