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ANALYSIS: Making sense of China's sales volatility

Just as in Europe, India or the USA, looking at China as one market doesn't give you the full picture. Differences across geographical areas...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Chop Alfa or Sergio?

Time for Alfa or Sergio to go? That was the title of a Comment piece by our US sales analyst Bill Cawthon which attracted plenty of looks on...

What now for docked Hoegh Osaka cargo?

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 i...

ANALYSIS: Hoegh Osaka saga: Knowns and unknowns

With news salvers working on the 51,000t Hoegh Osaka carliner could tow the giant ship back into the Port of Southampton next week just-auto...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Ford UK fleet director, Phil Hollins 3 Mar 2014

Dave Leggett

Ford's UK fleet director Phil Hollins is responsible for UK market leader Ford's fleet sales. Dave Leggett recently caught up with him at a launch event for the new Transit Connect.


Q&A with XL Hybrids: Electric powertrains for CVs 24 Jul 2013

Matthew Beecham

US-based XL Hybrids is a developer of hybrid-electric powertrain technology for commercial vans and pickup trucks. In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with the company’s VP of business development and co-founder, Justin Ashton about what makes their technology different and where we can see it.

Latest News

CV and engine production rise in June 27 Jul 15

Graeme Roberts

British commercial vehicle manufacturing grew by more than a quarter in the first six months of the year, according to Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) data.


Thailand's Kwaithong to build EV plant 23 Jul 15

Tony Pugliese

Thai engineering company Kwaithong Motor is investing THB5bn (US$143m) in an electric vehicle (EV) assembly plant in the country.


VW’s truck business to be based in Braunschweig 22 Jul 15

Dave Leggett

Volkswagen plans to set up the headquarters of Truck & Bus - its new truck business - in Braunschweig, which is around 25km from the automaker's own headquarters in Wolfsburg.


Navistar partners on Michigan automated test site 21 Jul 15

Simon Warburton

Navistar says it has cooperated with industry leaders from automotive and technology sectors to open MCity, the University of Michigan's test site for connected and automated vehicles.


Concentric to axe 34 jobs in Argentina 20 Jul 15

Simon Warburton

Concentric is to restructure its new facility in Chivilcoy, Argentina, in line with the weak demand in the South American commercial vehicle market, triggering 34 job losses.


All aluminium bus bodies at prototype stage 20 Jul 15

Graeme Roberts

China Zhongwang, the world's second largest industrial aluminium extrusion product developer and manufacturer, and the biggest in Asia, has announced a bus body deal.

Latest blogs

The just-auto Readership Survey 2014 7 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

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


Mercedes basks in German World Cup victory 16 Jul 14

Simon Warburton

Mercedes-Benz has wasted no time in basking in Germany's reflected glory of winning the World Cup on Sunday night and becoming the first side since reunification to lift the golden trophy.

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