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Zlatan says, buy a Volvo 1 Jun 16

Volvo Cars is teaming up with footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the European launch campaign of the V90 premium estate. He's an enigmatic chap, for sure, but he can certainly play football...


Upcoming LMC Automotive forecasting event and Brexit panel 6 May 16

LMC Automotive has a forecasting event with a very strong European focus coming up...


Opel CEO shares 'metrics for success' 4 May 16

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..


Q1 financials generally good, but will the going get tougher? 4 May 16

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...



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