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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...

ANALYSIS: Shock as US Honda CR-V outsells all cars

With 32,369 units sold, American Honda's CR-V was the market's best selling SUV in December. Another upset: the Toyota Camry was toppled as...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: 2015MY Great Wall Steed

In a decade's time, will Great Wall have become a rising force across European markets in the way that Hyundai and Kia are now? The newly re...

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

Kyotokyukou takes five BYD pure electric buses 24 Feb 15

Simon Warburton

Kyotokyukou Bus has taken delivery of five long-range battery electric buses from BYD.


Commercial vehicle production down in January 19 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

The UK produced 5,443 commercial vehicles in January, down almost 19% year on year.


Volvo group truck deliveries dip in January 19 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

Deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations in January 2015 fell 4% year on year to 13,055 vehicles.


Hyundai plans CV boost 16 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

Hyundai Motor said it would spend KRW2 trillion over the next six years to make and sell more commercial vehicles.


SMMT urges London diesel action 11 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on Wednesday brought together commercial vehicle and bus manufacturers with London’s transport policy makers and others around the country at a special event in the capital to discuss the future contribution of commercial vehicles to improving air quality.The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on Wednesday brough together commercial vehicle and bus manufacturers with London’s transport policy makers and others around the country at a special event in the capital to discuss the future contribution of commercial vehicles to improving air quality.


Daimler starts bus chassis export 10 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

Daimler Buses in India has begun bus chassis exports, initially to Egypt, where they will receive bodies built by long time partner MCV.

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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