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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

Ashok Leyland to introduce Optare buses in India 16 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Ashok Leyland plans to introduce locally made, Optare buses in India including electric and hybrid models.


SKF inks two Scania deals worth US$50m 13 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

SKF has signed two agreements with Scania totalling SEK360m (US$50.2m) for the supply of wheel bearings and high pressure valve stem seals.


Meritor to launch downspeeding products 9 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

Starting early next year, Meritor will launch a portfolio of products that supports trucking industry demand for fuel economy through downspeeding of engines.


Growing van sales drive UK CV registrations 6 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

September registrations of commercial vehicles in the UK rose 10.8% year on year to 54,497 units with year to date sales up 12.6% to 269,456.


Renault Sandouville adds commercial vehicles 1 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Renault's Sandouville plant, which this year celebrates its half-century, is producing commercial vehicles for the first time.


Haldex finalises global restructuring 30 Sep 14

Simon Warburton

Haldex says its global restructuring programme announced last year and affecting several several countries and functions, has been finalised.

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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