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JLR and NA plant: it makes business sense 24 Oct 14

Making cars where you sell them makes sense on a number of grounds. It can be a way to save on shipping costs, exploit lower manufacturing costs, avoid import tariffs and reduce exchange rate risks...


just-auto on BBC 24 Oct 14

The Paris Show seems a long time ago now, but I have been sent a link to a BBC news item in which just-auto's editor makes a brief appearance...


Cameron needs alliances in the EU 21 Oct 14

It was interesting to speak with UK prime minister David Cameron yesterday. I didn't have much time, so I went for the European question...


Delphi visit 14 Oct 14

I've been visiting powertrain people at Delphi today, hearing about some of the fascinating stuff going on there to yield engine efficiency savings...


Henry Ford's house 13 Oct 14

A tour of Detroit at the weekend brought me to Henry Ford's house...


Ford Flex 11 Oct 14

I'm in Detroit at the moment - here to participate in a conference yesterday, followed by a round of company visits and interviews over the next week or so...


The just-auto Readership Survey 2014 7 Oct 14

We have just launched our first readership survey in two years...


Paris Show: I want that one 2 Oct 14

Busy day today in Paris. Interviews, people to see, cars to get a look at...


TRW and ZF 15 Sep 14

We're digesting the news that TRW will be (subject to the usual approvals) acquired by ZF. Looks like ZF has paid top dollar...


On this day... 11 Sep 14

Here we are again. September 11. On that day in 2001, I was in Frankfurt at the auto show...

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