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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

Daimler truck plant reaches 20,000 milestone 19 Dec 14

Graeme Roberts

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has now built over 20,000 BharatBenz and Fuso trucks at its plant in Chennai, south west India.

Iran's Akia Ultra to discuss bus assembly with BYD 18 Dec 14

Tony Pugliese

Iranian bus maker Akia Ultra is considering assembling electric buses sourced from China’s BYD Auto.

Navistar’s net full year loss US$579m 17 Dec 14

Graeme Roberts

Navistar's revenue for the fiscal fourth quarter ended 31 October 2014 was up 9.34% to US$3.01bn compared with $2.75bn in the fiscal fourth quarter ended 31 October 2013.

Nissan licences detection technology for Hitachi 16 Dec 14

Simon Warburton

Nissan says it has licenced its Around View Monitor and Moving Object Detection (MOD) technology, jointly developed with Clarion for use by Hitachi Construction Machinery

Russia’s GAZ Group starts sales in Georgia 15 Dec 14

Graeme Roberts

GAZ Group, part of Russia’s largest diversified industrial group Basic Element, announced the start of GAZ vehicles sales, including the GAZelle Next and GAZon Next, in Georgia.

Volvo Thailand starts shipping UDs to South Africa 12 Dec 14

Graeme Roberts

Volvo has started shipping UD brand trucks to South Africa from Thailand.

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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