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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.


Metallic brown is new colour for Europe on 2015 range. Grille is like that introduced with new Fit/Jazz which arrives later this yearVEHICLE ANALYSIS: Honda CR-V update majors on diesel powertrain 23 Jan 15

Graeme Roberts

When you already have a vehicle that is a major success (outselling all car models in the US in December) and one of the most popular models in its segment pretty much worldwide, there's not too much point in altering the recipe too much.


Forensic scrutiny will now fall on Hoegh Osaka cargo in Southampton: Picture courtesy Maritime & Coastguard AgencyCOMMENT: What now for docked Hoegh Osaka cargo? 23 Jan 15

Simon Warburton

So the saga of the Osaka is finally over - at least the seaborne element of it anyway - but perhaps now the real drama begins back at port in Southampton.


AudiANALYSIS: Has Audi reached a limit with model proliferation? 22 Jan 15

Ray Hutton

Audi's continuing success has come with a stream of new products but is a TT family a step too far?


Q&A with Philip Abram, Chief Infotainment Officer for General Motors 19 Jan 15

Cat Dow

At the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, just-auto's Cat Dow caught up with GM's Chief Infotainment Office Philip Abram to learn more about the OEM's plans for connected vehicles.


INTERVIEW: Nexteer Automotive president and COO Laurent Bresson 19 Jan 15

Calum MacRae

Nexteer, the former GM Saginaw steering division, has flourished under the ownership of China-based Pacific Century Motors its owner since 2011. Calum MacRae caught up with Nexteer’s president and COO Laurent Bresson at the recent NAIAS.


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Valuable cars perch periously above the drinkValuable cars perch periously above the drink

Barely had the car carrier Hoegh Osaka left the port of Southampton and entered the Solent, something went horribly wrong and the ship listed hard over before the pilot and crew beached her on a sandbank. At risk are 1,200 JLR vehicles, 65 Minis, one Rolls-Royce and a bunch of JCB machines. We're following the salvage saga.

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Dave LeggettLatest blog entry: Europe: thoughts on currency movements 16 Jan 2015

Dave Leggett

Interesting news today that Ford is significantly raising output of the Fiesta in Germany in Q1 (other models, too, but mainly Fiesta). The move prompts a number of thoughts.


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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