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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Out 'n' about with Mazda

Post-Geneva, there was no shortage of auto industry happenings this week....

THE WEEK THAT WAS: There's a ghost in the house...

Yes folks, there's a ghost in the house and the temptation is to say, it's the ghost of safety. Okay, that's a bit laboured in the week of H...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Recall axe falls at GM

There are 15 vacant desks at General Motors in the US today - the latest development in the debacle that saw a faulty ignition switch design...

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...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Shell's Dr. Jens Sommer 11 Nov 2014

Calum MacRae

Dr. Jens Sommer has worked as Senior Transmission Expert in Shell Global Solutions in Germany since 2010. Currently, he is based at Shell's new Technology Centre in Shanghai to support local OEMs. As Senior Transmission Expert, Dr. Sommer is in charge of manual transmission and dry dual clutch transmission fluid development activities, which covers passenger cars as well as heavy duty applications.

Q&A with Federal-Mogul Motorparts 24 Jun 2014

Matthew Beecham

Federal-Mogul’s Vehicle Components division was recently renamed Federal-Mogul Motorparts. This business manufactures vehicle braking, chassis, sealing and other service parts. Here, Matthew Beecham spoke to Daniel Ninivaggi, CEO, Federal-Mogul Motorparts.

Latest News

Takata recall widens to 33.8m vehicles in US 20 May 15

Dave Leggett

Takata's epic airbag recall has now widened to 33.8m vehicles in the US, making it the largest US recall ever.

Marchionne warns of NHTSA action costs results 20 May 15

Dave Leggett

Fiat-Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne has warned that a tougher stance towards the auto industry from US regulators will mean higher costs for automakers.

Honda airbag recall spreads to India 18 May 15

Dave Leggett

Honda's Takata airbag recall has now spread to India.

Mazda sets up new parts hub in Thailand 15 May 15

Tony Pugliese

Mazda Motor has established a new joint venture company in Thailand to serve as an international distribution hub for its growing automotive component business in the country.

Fiat-Chrysler expands recall of Jeeps for airbags 14 May 15

Dave Leggett

FCA US is expanding by an estimated 62,148 vehicles its recall of US-market SUVs to upgrade airbag software.

Mitsubishi recalls over 130,000 vehicles in US 11 May 15

Dave Leggett

Mitsubishi has recalled more than 130,000 vehicles in the US covered by two separate NHTSA announcements.

Latest blogs

The just-auto Readership Survey 2014 7 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

We have just launched our first readership survey in two years.

An aftermarket innovation impacting JLR 13 May 14

Dave Leggett

Well, it is maybe not an innovation for people to be all that pleased about.

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