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Aftermarket growing again in Europe

Europe remains world's largest aftermarket according to data from research firm Frost & Sullivan. It's a big industry accounting for around...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: 'Boss-napping'

A dispute in France caught the eye last week. A couple of unfortunate Goodyear executives found themselves at the sharp end of an industrial...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Back into the fray...

Well, it's been a very short working week - just two days in fact - but the new year has already given us auto industry talking points. As e...

Review of 2013

It has been another busy year for us on just-auto. We have covered the global automotive industry news, brought you interviews with key peop...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Chrysler's MOPAR chief, Pietro Gorlier 19 Mar 2014

Chris Wright

The launch of the new Jeep Renegade opens up a whole new showcase of parts and accessories for MOPAR, the long established aftersales arm of Chrysler.

Q&A with Meyle: Shock absorber aftermarket 22 Jul 2013

Matthew Beecham

Despite the continual innovation in the shocks market, price pressure from OEMs remains intense, effectively dampening revenue growth. Here, Matthew Beecham talks with Andrew Tress, sales manager for Meyle UK about the need to educate the motorist about the dangers of using worn out shock absorbers in an effort to lift sales in an increasingly competitive aftermarket. Meyle UK was established in 2009 to supply the British market with quality replacement parts.

Latest News

Nevs starts 9-3 deliveries to Swedish dealers 16 Apr 14

Simon Warburton

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (Nevs) has started the very first delivery of its 9-3 models to dealers across Sweden with the demonstrator vehicles available for test drive.

Nevs aims at winter start latest for series EVs 15 Apr 14

Simon Warburton

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (Nevs) says it is aiming for series production start of its Saab 9-3 battery-powered model by autumn or winter this year.

Tesla eyes partner for China charging network 15 Apr 14

Dave Leggett

Tesla Motor chief Elon Musk is set to meet with China's largest refiner Sinopec Group to discuss possible cooperation on building charging units during his visit to the country next week.

Toyota boosts aftermarket network in ASEAN 15 Apr 14

Dave Leggett

Toyota is working with affiliates to grow its vehicle maintenance network in southeast Asia.

The fold away electric scooter by Audi appointment 11 Apr 14


It's possibly the ultimate accessory for the Audi owner about town - a fold away electric mini scooter, branded with the German company's name and logo, which can be tucked away in a corner of the boot until needed.

Automechanika to add 'alternative powertrain' 9 Apr 14

Dave Leggett

The organisers of this year's flagship Automechanika aftermarket trade fair in Frankfurt are adding a hall dedicated to alternative powertrain and new mobility concepts.

Latest blogs

Ford's timely snow plough prep option 6 Feb 14

Graeme Roberts

If you live there you are probably up to your armpits in the white stuff, frozen solid, with the power off and the heating oil bill up 50%. If not, you might have heard that the midwest and northeast US, and even points far further south than they should be, have had wave after wave of snow and ice storms.

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