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Turbo is distinguished by wider tracks and a rear wing (shown here in raised form)PRODUCT EYE: Porsche 911 Turbo 22 Apr 14

Glenn Brooks

The latest 911 Turbo might not look revolutionary but for Porsche it is. Electric power steering, ‘virtual’ gears to smooth out changing for its seven-speed dual clutch manual, an active rear axle and e-diff, liquid cooling for the transfer case…the list of firsts goes on.

"The Volkswagen Group is once again assuming a pioneering role in China and launching the biggest initiative for e-mobility in ChinaCOMMENT: Beijing wants a greener auto sector, but will the regions take note? 22 Apr 14

Dave Leggett

The focus in Beijing's auto show this year is firmly on green technologies. That's perhaps not too surprising when you bear in mind the problems that China is experiencing with air quality in its major cities.

Q&A with Bizol 22 Apr 14

Matthew Beecham

Bizol is a lubricant and technical fluids brand wholly-owned by Boris Tatievski. Matthew Beecham spoke to him about oils for alternative powertrains and how business is shaping-up in BRIC markets.

Pruning and profit are priorities for new PSA chief Carlos Tavares who has some big challenges aheadTHE WEEK THAT WAS: Carlos sharpens the pruning knife 17 Apr 14

Graeme Roberts

PSA's Carlos Tavares wasted little time getting his feet under the CEO's table before announcing he was getting the pruning knife out to hack away at the fiendishly complicated global Citroen and Peugeot product lines, all in pursuit of a 2% operating margin by 2018 with a longer-term target of 5%.

The DS 6WR will be built alongside the DS5 and DS 5LS at CAPSA in Shenzhen: they also use PSAANALYSIS: The models likely to be axed by PSA's Tavares 16 Apr 14

Glenn Brooks

The new head of PSA Peugeot Citroën says the group's model range will be slashed to just 26 vehicles, across three brands, by 2020. Which vehicles might Carlos Tavares be sharpening his axe for?

Engine assembly at FordApril 2014 management briefing: UK engine manufacturing (1) 14 Apr 14

Calum MacRae

The recent announcement by Bentley that its Crewe headquarters is to become the centre of excellence for the Volkswagen Group for all W12 engine production from the end of 2014 onwards served to further underline the strength of the UK's engine manufacturing sector. In this month's management briefing, Calum MacRae considers this burgeoning sector and its prospects. Part 1 looks at the state of the sector currently.

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