The 83rd Geneva International Motor Show ran from 5 to 17 March, 2013. Our coverage is here.
Details of concepts and new models which made their global debuts at the Geneva motor show on media preview days 5 and 6 March.
SsangYong Motor has released initial details of a nano tube technology-based innovation for heating and defrosting vehicle glass.
Having peered under concepts to check for real engines and suspension systems, and gently interrogated multiple industry executives in the quest to slake readers' insatiable thirsts for knowledge, Glenn Brooks now reports his findings.
As our list of vehicle and concept world premieres attests, this year’s Geneva motor show media preview days saw a bumper crop of new models revealed. Glenn Brooks, our man at the Palais des Expositions, reports his observations.
Ford will import the EcoSport compact crossover from India for Europe (which means both left- and right hand drive) where it will compete in a growing, but increasingly crowded segment, the automaker's European chief said.
TRW has shown a new seatbelt concept in collaboration with Rinspeed at the Geneva Motor Show.
Daimler chief executive Dieter Zetsche said European car markets were in worse shape than they would have seemed late last year.
Fiat chief executive Sergio Marchionne has said it was likely the carmaker would agree with Chrysler's minority shareholder VEBA on a price for Fiat to buy VEBA's 41.5% stake in Chrysler.
Mercedez-Benz is planning a wider range of models with the new S-Class to make up for the end of production of the Maybach 57 and 62.
Volvo Cars has revealed a technology that detects and automatically brakes for cyclists swerving out in front of the car.
Ford is developing what it calls 'bandwidths' for every aspect of new cars - from the way they drive to the quality of the interior trim - so they can be quickly and easily adapted for sale anywhere in the world.
Ford's new Mondeo is being delayed by the "need to address the business structure in Europe" - and in particular the future of the Genk plant in Belgium - said the company's head of product development, Barb Samardzich.
Land Rover has built seven all-electric Defender 110s as test-beds for how electric vehicle components survive in tough off-road conditions.
Toyota's European business is set to turn a profit in the 2012-2013 financial year after a five-year hiatus, a senior official said at the Geneva show.
General Motors' Opel aims to match last year's sales level of more than 1m vehicles in Europe in 2013 thanks to the launch of the new Adam subcompact and Cascada cabriolet models.
Volkswagen's Audi luxury division suffered a clear drop in February vehicle sales, a figure partially distorted by a statistical effect, chief executive Rupert Stadler said.
BMW aims to increase vehicle sales further in 2013 after posting record sales in 2012, chief executive Norbert Reithofer said.
Fiat chief executive Sergio Marchionne has confirmed the company's 2013 profit targets and an outlook for a European car market at last year's levels.
PSA Peugeot Citroen is sticking to its full year market forecast despite a difficult start to the year, while pricing remains under pressure, brands chief Frederic Saint-Geours said.
Ford, which expects a US$2bn loss in Europe this year, expects regional sales will be at the low end of the company's sales forecast during the first half of the year.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has announced in Geneva that it will increase its investment plans for manufacturing and new product development.
Volkswagen Group has reiterated its strategic goal of becoming the world's most environmentally sustainable automaker by 2018 and is planning to reduce the average CO2 output for its European lineup to 95g/km by 2020.
Opel and Vauxhall's ongoing new model offensive is set to continue, according to plans revealed to just-auto on the eve of the Geneva motor show's first media preview day.
A spokesperson for Renault has told just-auto that the second generation Dacia Logan wagon will have its world premiere at next week's Geneva motor show.
A spokesperson for Hyundai Motor Europe GmbH has told just-auto that the new Grand Santa Fe will not be sold in the UK. This, despite Britain being the only one of Europe's big five regional markets to be experiencing growth.
Qoros, the new China-based luxury car brand involving Chery, is to show its first series production car at the Geneva Motor Show.
Opel/Vauxhall will show its cleanest ever diesel engine fitted in a vehicle at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show.
Following the world premiere of the Chevrolet Spark Electric Vehicle in Los Angeles last year, the car will be shown at this year's Geneva Motor Show ahead of planned sales in Europe in 2014.
The first details of the Mercedes-Benz M 133 engine have emerged. The turbocharged four-cylinder petrol unit boasts an output of 360hp (265kW) and will be manufactured at Daimler's four-cylinder assembly plant at Kölleda.
Alfa Romeo is to reveal the production version of the 4C at the 2013 motor show. The mid-engined sports car will be manufactured by Maserati at its Modena works.
SsangYong says a design study which it will reveal at next month's Geneva motor show is "a multi interface mid-premium CUV (crossover utility vehicle) concept" that will define a new design philosophy for the Mahindra-controlled brand.
BMW has released images and initial specifications for the 3 Series Gran Turismo. This, the first five-door hatchback in the history of the 3 Series, is longer and taller than the sedan and wagon variants.
The production model of Suzuki's all-new C-segment crossover will be making its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show next month.
Opel/Vauxhall will show its 'ADAM ROCKS' concept at the Geneva Motor Show next month. GM's European mid-market brands say it is an urban mini-crossover that could open up a new segment in the industry.
Bentley Motors has begun pre-launch activity for a new Flying Spur by posting a video on YouTube, stating that more information will follow on 20 February.
Renault is set to pull the covers off an updated Scénic and Grand Scénic range at the Geneva motor show. As well as the facelifts and new engines, the XMOD, a rival for the VW CrossTouran, will also be revealed.
Renault has announced 'Captur' as the production name for the J87 project, a B-segment crossover that will also replace the Modus and Grand Modus MPVs. It will reveal full details of this additional model at the Geneva motor show in March.
Peugeot has revealed initial details of the 2008, a new crossover. This rival for the Ford EcoSport and Nissan Juke will be manufactured in France, Brazil and China. Its global debut is set for the Geneva motor show in March.
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