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It's been a long time coming but finally European car buyers are becoming aware of Infiniti. The Q30 is the reason why brand sales were up by 177% in the first half of 2016.>
The auto industry's current roster of infamous, recall-related scandals remained in the just-auto news this week as further revelations unfolded. Example: this article, confirming an aspect of the saga already well scrutinised by both regulators and media - air bag supplier Takata routinely manipulated results of inflator tests supplied to Honda. Just today, we learned US regulators, aka NHTSA, want GM to recall another 4.3m Takata inflator-equipped vehicles. To use an old media biz term, this story 'has legs' and it sure will run awhile yet.>
Are there really people who think the 585PS 4.0-litre biturbo V8 S8 is too slow? It seems so, as Audi now sells a 605PS plus variant which also has a handy lift in torque to 750Nm.>
The new vehicle market in Indonesia continued to recover in June, with sales rising by 11.3% to 91,500 units from 82,200 units a year earlier, according to data released by the automotive industry group Gaikindo.>
The automotive industry in Asia is busy weighing up the implications of last month’s decision by the UK to leave the EU - whether the outcome of the referendum represents an opportunity for their businesses or in fact a threat. The impact so far in terms of currency fluctuations has been significant.>
Thoughts this week are with the clever technology that is gradually changing the world of manufacturing.>
Current hot issue
The UK has voted in a national referendum to leave the EU. It’s a move that brings a range of uncertainties in areas such as trade. The automotive industry is at the heart of the possible effects.
So another St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) has flashed by in its usual white blur of back-to-back press conferences and some of the highest level networking I've ever seen.
Roving correspondent Chris 'CJ' Wright gets out and about to interview key industry players and also offers his astute opinions on emerging industry trends.
Experienced industry writer Ray Hutton looks behind company news to review market trends and company performances in the context of corporate strategies.
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A round-up of just-auto’s coverage of the Frankfurt Motor Show. Our team highlight the show’s most lauded car launches and auto show debuts, futuristic concept cars and manufacturer announcements.
just-auto reports from the Geneva Motor Show, including concept cars and auto show debuts, manufacturer news and the most anticipated car launches.
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Our team bring you informed analysis of selected new vehicle models and put them in automotive industry perspective
Analyst Glenn Brooks looks at OEM new product developments in the context of company strategies and market trends
just-auto business editor Simon Warburton offers up a wide range of views in his distinctive style, informed by daily contact with the global auto industry
Jakarta-based Tony Pugliese's regular updates, news and analysis from the ASEAN countries of south-east Asia
Matthew Beecham interviews automotive component industry specialists to learn more about changing technologies and new innovations.
Deputy/news editor Graeme Roberts' Friday wrap on the important automotive news from the week just ending.
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Mark Bursa's in-depth look at key trends and companies across the automotive world.
Financial analyst and former city slicker Rob Golding's regular sideways look at the automotive business.
just-auto editor Dave Leggett's overview of the auto industry, its companies, products and people.
- Auto business confidence hit but holding up, despite Brexit
- Nissan Kicks making global 'Olympics' debut in Brazil
- FCA US to spend $1.5bn at Sterling Heights assembly plant
- ZF TRW mulls 1-100m parts failure rate
- Hyundai Motor sees H1 profit and sales volume decline
- Europe first half new car sales highest since 2008
- Faurecia posts H1 operating income up 28% to EUR490m
- Nissan US adds XD and Single Cab to Titan truck line
- Gentex records Q2 net sales up 12% to EU$424m
- Hyundai Motor establishes new project IONIQ lab
- Valeo records H1 net income up 23% to EUR422m
- General Motors re-thinks India strategy - report
- Heat issue challenging as technology ramps up - ZF TRW
- ZF TRW still arrows in on affordable safety concept
- Ford offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on all US 2017 models
- Recalls redux - the week that was
- Audi S8 plus - if 585PS just isn’t enough power
- Brexit could lift UK auto production – Asian view
- Driving the new Q30, and Infiniti future models
- Ford and Lincoln future models into the 2020s
- Mixed reaction to Tesla's latest plans
- General Motors re-thinks India strategy - report
- General Motors Europe in profit as records tumble
- Volkswagen emissions scandal hits Porsche SE
- Mahle opens vehicle engineering centre in UK