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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

Daimler restructures cooperation with Tesla 22 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Daimler said it had reorganised its cooperation with Tesla Motors by terminating the share-price hedge it initiated in 2013 and selling its Tesla stake of about 4% without affecting the cooperation between the two on automotive projects.


Volvo China to launch petrol S60L hybrid in 2015 21 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Volvo plans to launch a special long wheelbase, petrol S60L plug-in hybrid model in China in mid-2015, a local media report said.


ULEV government grants triple in last three months 20 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Sales of electric cars and other plug-in vehicles in the UK "continue to rapidly increase, with a record number of people taking advantage of government grants", claimed the Department of Transport in a statement on Monday.


Brazil incentives for hybrids do not include EVs 17 Oct 14

Fernando Calmon

Long awaited, the expected fiscal incentive for production and sale of hybrid cars here in Brazil has finally reached draft stage. Yet there was a bit of a surprise: plug-in hybrids and pure EVs are not included.


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.


Cadillac and Chevy set for electrification push 15 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

GM's North America President Mark Reuss has told just-auto that the Cadillac and Chevrolet brands are set for a raft of electrified products.

Latest blogs

The just-auto Readership Survey 2014 7 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

We have just launched our first readership survey in two years.


Tesla Model S reliability 31 Jul 14

Glenn Brooks

With RHD Tesla cars only going on sale in the UK in recent weeks, it's way too early to be talking about the ownership experience. But in the US, it's a different story.

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