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VEHICLE ANALYSIS: 2015MY Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian

It might be about to enter its ninth year of production but the L200 pick-up remains competitive and has aided Mitsubishi Motors Europe's 23...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: D-Max lifts Isuzu sales by 85%

Despite having a one-model range, Isuzu sales have been rising strongly in 2014, and outpacing the market. In June alone, volumes were up by...

NEW PRODUCT: Nissan unveils the 'big box Leaf'

Commercial vehicle operators approach the appraisal of a new vehicle with a completely different approach to a private car buyer or company...

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...

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

DETROIT 2015 DEBUTS: Nissan Titan video preview 26 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

Nissan North America has announced the first in a series of short films which show elements of its next big pick-up. The 2016 Titan will be revealed at the NAIAS in mid-January.


Volvo makes provision for EU antitrust probe 25 Nov 14

Dave Leggett

Volvo Group says it has decided to make a provision of EUR400m in respect of an on-going antitrust investigation by the European Commission into heavy truck pricing and the possibility of collusion between a number of European heavy truck makers.


Michelin opens Tweel US tyre plant 21 Nov 14

Simon Warburton

Michelin has opened its newest plant in North America, which will produce the Michelin X Tweel Airless Radial Tyre for commercial applications.


Boon Koon to assemble small trucks in Malaysia 20 Nov 14

Tony Pugliese

Malaysia's Boon Koon Group plans to assemble small trucks in Malaysia from 2015, sourced from kit form from China's Brilliance Shineray.


Tough China standards create opportunity: Faurecia 17 Nov 14

Simon Warburton

Stricter Chinese performance and emissions standards will lead to strong business opportunities, says global supplier, Faurecia.


VW Poland lays new Crafter factory foundation 14 Nov 14

Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has laid the foundation stone for a new plant in Wrzesnia, near Poznan, Poland.

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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