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Special management briefing: Paris reflections (2)

The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only mo...

Special management briefing: Paris reflections (1)

The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only mo...

PRODUCT PEEP: Family, meet (BMW's i3) REX

Would, I had been wondering, a dinky little range extender electric, otherwise known as BMW's new i3 REX, make a family car? Discuss....

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: BMW i8

If you like being looked at, you will love the i8. It turns the heads of seemingly everyone who sees you on the road, and even more so in ca...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Peugeot CEO Maxim Picat (Part 2) 10 Oct 2014

Glenn Brooks

In the second and final part of an interview with Maxim Picat, the head of Peugeot explains why the brand cannot launch a low-cost model, and details plans for new energy cars.


INTERVIEW: Peugeot CEO Maxim Picat (Part 1) 10 Oct 2014

Glenn Brooks

Can Peugeot become a near-premium brand, in time? CEO Maxim Picat believes it can. Here, he discusses progress on future vehicles and powertrains, and challenges the suggestion that rivals for Dacia and Renault's Logan and Sandero are needed.

Latest News

Johnson Matthey to buy Clariant battery business 31 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

Johnson Matthey says it has entered into an agreement to acquire the battery materials business of Clariant for US$75m.


LG Chem starts work on Nanjing EV battery plant 30 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

LG Chem has held a ground breaking ceremony for the construction of electric-car battery plant in Nanjing, China, to meet what it describes as "growing demand in the world's biggest car market"


GUANGZHOU DEBUTS: Infiniti QX50L (LWB and facelift 30 Oct 14

Glenn Brooks

Various world premieres for the November 2014 Guangzhou motor show have been announced. Ongoing updates are being made to the list ahead of the media preview days.


GM confirms Michigan centre for next gen Volt 28 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

General Motors has confirmed that the company's Warren Transmission Plant will build the electric drive unit for the second-generation Chevrolet Volt.


SOUTH KOREA: Future Hyundai Sonata hybrid gearbox 28 Oct 14

Glenn Brooks

Hyundai Motor has announced the first details of a new six-speed automatic transmission for its future hybrid cars.


Audi reportedly scraps A6 Hybrid 28 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

Audi has reportedly scrapped its hybrid-powered A6 due to low sales.

Latest blogs

Battery range estimation innovation 30 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

EV battery range is an interesting area, not least because any discrepancy between claimed range and actual could be pretty significant when margins for error are low and distances travelled are not all that long.


Tesla story: Forbes takes aim at the WSJ 28 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

It's rare that a writer on one publication will take direct aim at another publication's work.

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