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The ASEAN vehicle market was down in 2014, but the decline was off a high baseANALYSIS: ASEAN vehicle market down almost 10% in 2014 28 Jan 15

Tony Pugliese

The fourth quarter sales data is in and 2014 saw vehicle sales fall by almost 10% in the ASEAN region. Tony Pugliese analyses the results in major markets across the region and considers prospects for 2015.


Doors and roof are the only panels that havenVEHICLE ANALYSIS: Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid 28 Jan 15

Glenn Brooks

At 2,350kg, it's easily the weightiest variant of the newly facelifted range. Somehow, though, the PHEV Cayenne is Porsche's most officially fuel efficient SUV yet.


Q&A with Mike Savage, Chief Engineer, Drive System Design 28 Jan 15

Matthew Beecham

Business trends can change quickly in developing markets, such as India, reflecting the pace of change in society. Matthew Beecham spoke to Mike Savage, chief engineer at Drive System Design about how the transmissions market in India is undergoing a period of radical change.


Continental’s multifunctional smartphone terminalRESEARCH ANALYSIS: Review of cockpits and instrumentation 26 Jan 15

Matthew Beecham

Although there can be no doubt that tomorrow's drivers will be better informed, there remains some concern about information over-load. Matthew Beecham reports on some innovations to help keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel.


Q&A with Peter Becker, Executive Managing Director of Kumho Tire - European Technical Centre 26 Jan 15

Matthew Beecham

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with global tyre manufacturers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Peter Becker, Executive Managing Director, Kumho Tire Co Inc about trends in tyre development, modelling, labelling and run-flats.


The shipTHE WEEK THAT WAS: New Hondas and the ship's upright again 23 Jan 15

Graeme Roberts

Just back from what was my first ever Honda launch event to bring you news of the 2015 CR-V update for Europe, majoring, of course on a new diesel engine and ZF's new(ish) nine-speed automatic.


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TakataTakata's airbag inflator woes

Airbag supplier Takata is under fire as potentially faulty inflators - which can fragment into shrapnel as the 'bag inflates and have been blamed for several deaths - prompt NHTSA to intensify the urgency of recalling 7.8m cars in the US and its territories alone. Our coverage is here.

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Glenn BrooksLatest blog entry: Opel CEO K-T Neumann teases us with Corsa OPC 29 Jan 2015

Glenn Brooks

Opel has put out a short video of the still-secret Corsa OPC being driven in turn by Joachim Winkelhock and CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann.


Other Global Auto Shows Other Global Auto Shows

just-auto doesn't just cover the top five motor shows. This page collects together our coverage of other global auto shows, including the car launches, motor show debuts and concept cars that matter.


Global Auto Show Coverage Global Auto Show Coverage

just-auto’s round-up of auto shows from around the world, featuring car launches, motor show debuts, concept cars and controversy.


Tokyo Motor Show Tokyo Motor Show

The latest auto show debuts, car launches, manufacturer news and cutting-edge concept cars – brought straight to you from the Tokyo Motor Show by just-auto.


Detroit Auto Show Detroit Auto Show

Direct from the Detroit Auto Show – just-auto covers the most important car launches, motor show debuts, concept cars and manufacturer news from the show.


Frankfurt Motor Show Frankfurt Motor Show

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.


Geneva Motor Show Geneva Motor Show

just-auto reports from the Geneva Motor Show, including concept cars and auto show debuts, manufacturer news and the most anticipated car launches.


Paris Motor Show Paris Motor Show

All the car launches and debuts, manufacturer announcements, concept cars and auto show controversy - direct from the Paris Motor Show


Product Eye Product Eye

Our team bring you informed analysis of selected new vehicle models and put them in automotive industry perspective


Brooks On OEM Product Trends Brooks On OEM Product Trends

Analyst Glenn Brooks looks at OEM new product developments in the context of company strategies and market trends


Slice Of Warburton Slice Of Warburton

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


Our Man In ASEAN Our Man In ASEAN

Jakarta-based Tony Pugliese's regular updates, news and analysis from the ASEAN countries of south-east Asia


Beecham Beecham's Tech-Talk

Matthew Beecham interviews automotive component industry specialists to learn more about changing technologies and new innovations.


The Week That Was The Week That Was

Deputy/news editor Graeme Roberts' Friday wrap on the important automotive news from the week just ending.


Research In Focus Research In Focus

Information summaries and extracts from just-auto's continually updated research portfolio.


Bursa Bursa's World

Mark Bursa's in-depth look at key trends and companies across the automotive world.


Golding Golding's Take

Financial analyst and former city slicker Rob Golding's regular sideways look at the automotive business.


From the Editor From the Editor

just-auto editor Dave Leggett's overview of the auto industry, its companies, products and people.

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