UK: Tata Jaguar Land Rover develops "self-learning vehicle"

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover says it has developed - with the help of the latest artificial intelligence technologies - a "self-learning vehicle" that can offer a "completely personalised driving experience".

CHINA: Dongfeng PSA JV raises 2014 sales target after strong H1

PSA Peugeot Citroën has said that in the first half of 2014, its unit sales in China rose 28% in a market up 12.3% thanks to its joint ventures Dongfeng Peugeot Citroën Automobile (DPCA) and Changan PSA Automobile (CAPSA).

UK: GM Europe adds manufacturing jobs in UK

GM Europe's UK unit, Vauxhall, has announced that it will create 550 new jobs in the UK as it adds a shift at the van-making plant in Luton and adds jobs at Ellesmere Port ahead of the next generation Astra model's introduction in 2015.

US: Chrysler expands safety recall to install WIN module detent ring

Chrysler Group is expanding a previous safety recall to install a more robust ignition switch module detent ring.


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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Advanced tech drives the news

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VEHICLE ANALYSIS: D-Max lifts Isuzu sales by 85%

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COMMENT: Electric avenue fires Formula E to life

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THE WEEK THAT WAS: More GM recalls

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Top Auto News

Car sales in Western Europe up 3.9% in June

Dave Leggett | 11 Jul 14

Car sales in Western Europe grew by 3.9% in June according to data released by LMC Automotive. In the first six months of 2014, the region's sales were up 5% year-on-year, and the market remains on course for a solid full year expansion.

GM appoints new public policy chief

Dave Leggett | 11 Jul 14

General Motors has appointed Robert Ferguson as senior vice president (VP), global public policy.

TRW receives takeover approach from ZF – report

Dave Leggett | 10 Jul 14

TRW has reportedly received a preliminary takeover approach from Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen AG.

Recent News - (Updated: 6:34pm 11 Jul 2014)

Infiniti's De Nysschen moves to head Cadillac

Williams' F1 opens new engineering facility

VW selects Bosch as e-Golf charging partner

JLR’s deliveries rise 17% in June

US: Nissan launches ‘No Charge to Charge’

ZF to show 'Innovation Truck' concept

Kia eyes diesel entry in US

GM India eyes exports to Africa

Latest Auto Interviews

INTERVIEW: Anne Ruthmann, Citroën C4 Cactus project manager 8 Jul 14

Glenn Brooks

Citroën C4 Cactus Chef de Projet Anne Ruthmann answers questions on key suppliers, lightweight technology, sales prospects and other topics.

Q&A with Han Hendriks, Vice President Advanced Product Development & Sales, Johnson Controls Automotive Interiors 8 Jul 14

Matthew Beecham

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one manufacturers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Han Hendriks about consumer expectations of car interiors, JCI’s Interior Vision 2025 and their new operating model tailored at innovation management. Han represents JCI’s Interiors business worldwide and is the innovation leader of this business.

Q&A with Cruden 3 Jul 14

Matthew Beecham

Driver-in-the-loop simulation is becoming more widespread among automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers, not least because the latest data gathering and modelling methods mean virtual road test routes can be created more quickly and accurately. Dutch company, Cruden, is a leader in the design and manufacture of vehicle simulators for automotive testing as well as the building of road, tyre and vehicle models. just-auto spoke to Nico Kruithof, a computer scientist working at the forefront of developments to make motion simulators an essential part of the vehicle dynamics evaluation programme.

Automotive Blog

Hyundai's empty Genesis convoy

Glenn Brooks | 10 Jul 14

We can forget just how amazing some of the technology in the latest production cars is. This video from HMA is a terrific reminder.

Toyota i-Road leaning car - the video

Glenn Brooks | 30 Jun 14

TMC continues to promote Japan's Ha-Mo car sharing scheme via its own i-Road commuter model. The latest promotional video is worth a look.

'Last mile mobility'

Dave Leggett | 20 Jun 14

Thoughts are turning to future mobility today. There's an event on this subject in London next week that I will be attending on Wednesday.

Hot Automotive Issues

St Petersburg International Economic Forum 2014

Despite pressure from some Western capitals not to attend, this year's SPIEF attracted more than 6,000 delegates, mostly CEOs, but also laced with a sprinkling of Prime Ministers and Presidents. We group the round-up here.

General Motors grapples with recalls

General Motors is facing a crisis in North America as it struggles to deal with large recalls that have raised serious concerns over its safety processes and supplier relations in the 2000s.

Quarterly results - get the abacus out...

It's quarterly results time again, mostly Q1 2014 and Q4/full year 2013/2014. We've assembled all our coverage into one handy package right here. Enjoy.

Auto China, Beijing 2014

China's big auto show this year is in Beijing (it alternates annually with Shanghai). Western and domestic makers have turned out in force. Our coverage of the news that matters is gathered here.

Auto Market Research

LMC Automotive's European Passenger Car Production Estimates

LMC Automotive's European Passenger Car Production Estimates - Latest Monthly Update

This service provides customers with the very latest monthly estimates of passenger car production across all of Europe. Updated monthly and provided model-by-model, and available only via just-auto, the service fills the gaps between the latest actual published data and the present... Read more

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Renault S.A. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

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Italy Autos Report Q3 2014

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New Cars: Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide

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New Cars in Asia-Pacific

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