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Maserati future models - a global analysis

1 December 2016 | Glenn Brooks

The third instalment in just-auto's analysis of FCA's passenger car brands' model lines is a focus on Maserati. A look at what's ahead for Alfa Romeo was recently published, followed by an examination of Ferrari's plans. Features on Fiat, Abarth & Lancia; Chrysler, Dodge & RAM; and Jeep will be published soon.

Ferrari future models - global analysis

30 November 2016 | Glenn Brooks

The second part of just-auto's series concerning FCA's passenger vehicle brands centres on Ferrari. A look at what's ahead for Alfa Romeo was recently published, with features on Maserati; Fiat, Abarth & Lancia; Chrysler, Dodge & RAM; and Jeep to follow.

Porsche future models - a global analysis

23 November 2016 | Glenn Brooks

Rounding out the series on the current and future vehicles of the Volkswagen Group’s passenger car brands, this analysis looks at Porsche’s sports cars and SUVs.

Bentley, Lamborghini & Bugatti future models

21 November 2016 | Glenn Brooks

Following the reviews of Volkswagen, Audi, Škoda and SEAT, the fifth of a six-part series concerning the Volkswagen Group's brands examines Bentley, Lamborghini and Bugatti. Porsche will be the final chapter.

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Why hydrogen is coming, according to Kia

3 December 2015 | Roger Stansfield

"In future, all energy will come as electricity." Those words are not from some environmental activist or soundbite politician, but from a senior figure within the auto industry, which perhaps makes them all the more surprising.

Q&A: Kia MD sees 100,000 sales in UK

23 July 2015 | Glenn Brooks

There years ago this month Paul Philpott became the managing director of Kia Motors for the UK and Ireland. This followed a stint at Kia Motors Europe (KME) in Frankfurt and prior to that, senior roles at Ford of Britain and Toyota GB.

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Porsche sustainability committee begins work

2 December 2016 | Dave Leggett

The Porsche 'sustainability advisory committee' has begun its work, the company has announced.

Ballard Power supplies Riga fuel cell buses

2 December 2016 | Simon Warburton

Ballard Power Systems has inked a Long-Term Sales Agreement with Solaris Bus & Coach headquartered in Poland, for the sale and supply of fuel cell modules to support deployment of Solaris fuel cell buses in Europe.

just-auto Plus only New Pacifica Hybrid achieves top US EPA rating

1 December 2016 | just-auto plus Extended News

Exceeding initial programme targets, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid has earned a fuel economy rating of 84 miles-per-gallon-equivalent (MPGe) from the US Environmental Protection Agency...

New Ford Fiesta delayed until July 2017

30 November 2016 | Glenn Brooks

Ford has revealed the eighth generation Fiesta to 2,500 onlookers at a special event inside its Niehl plant. The Cologne factory will be the lead global manufacturing location but the company has admitted to just-auto that production will not commence until July.

CO2 fines loom for European automakers - report

28 November 2016 | Graeme Roberts

Eight of Europe's largest carmakers reportedly will miss carbon dioxide emissions targets due to come into force in 2021, leaving them facing the prospect of billions of euros in fines, a media report said.

EC outlines further vehicle CO2 opinion

28 November 2016 | Simon Warburton

European Commission (EC) scientists have outlined their opinion, through the High-Level Group of the Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM), focusing on enhancing the measurement of CO2 emissions from cars.

Michigan forefront of autonomous - Rick Snyder

24 November 2016 | Simon Warburton

Michigan governor, Rick Snyder has attended groundbreaking at the American Centre for Mobility at Willow Run in Ypsilanti Township.

NHTSA releases driver-distraction guidelines

24 November 2016 | just-auto plus Extended News

America's Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released proposed guidelines to help address driver distraction caused by mobile and other electronic devices in vehicles.

just-auto Plus only BMW/Durr/BASF study on integrated paint process

24 November 2016 | just-auto plus Extended News

The BMW Group saves 12,000 tonnes of CO2 annually during automotive production at its Munich plant by eliminating one step from the paint process. This means that compared to a conventionally...

Maserati executive confirms electric Alfieri

23 November 2016 | Glenn Brooks

An EV rival for the next Porsche 911 and Jaguar F-TYPE will be released in 2020, a Maserati executive has told just-auto.com.

just-auto Plus only All-new Kia Niro crosses 23,000 orders in Europe

18 November 2016 | just-auto plus Extended News

The new Kia Niro is proving an early sales success for Kia Motors, with more than 23,000 orders placed across Europe since the low-emissions hybrid crossover went on sale from the middle of this...

just-auto Plus only Toyota explores hydrogen fuel cells for HCVs

18 November 2016 | just-auto plus Extended News

Toyota has long maintained that hydrogen fuel cell technology could be a zero emission solution across a broad spectrum of vehicle types. The scalability of this technology is enabling the...

just-auto Plus only BMW explores sustainable/innovative logistics

18 November 2016 | just-auto plus Extended News

The BMW Group will increasingly rely on innovation, digitalisation and sustainability for logistics in the future. A fully-networked supply chain, autonomous transport robots and the use of...

2016 LA auto show - world premieres list

17 November 2016 | Glenn Brooks

The following cars, light trucks and concepts were world premieres at the 2016 LA auto show.

Dodge Ram diesel owners file suit over emissions

15 November 2016 | Graeme Roberts

Owners of 2500 and 3500 Dodge Ram trucks have filed a class-action lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler and engine manufacturer Cummins, claiming that the two companies "conspired to knowingly deceive consumers and regulators of illegally high levels of diesel emissions in their vehicles".

US, German, regulators eyeing Audi CO2 emissions

14 November 2016 | Graeme Roberts

The investigation into emissions fraud at Volkswagen reportedly widened over the weekend after the automaker acknowledged US and German regulators were examining why some Audi cars and SUVS behaved differently during tests than they did on the road.

just-auto Plus only Hyundai Tucson passes 1.5m zero emission miles

9 November 2016 | just-auto plus Extended News

In celebration of National Hydrogen Day, 8 October 2016, Hyundai Tucson fuel cell drivers have again surpassed an important threshold, accumulating more than 1,500,000 miles on the roads and...

Audi apparently cheated on CO2 emissions tests

7 November 2016 | Graeme Roberts

California regulators recently discovered software installed on some of Volkswagen's Audi models appears to have allowed the cars to cheat carbon dioxide emissions testing standards, Wall Street Journal (WSJ) sources said.

just-auto Plus only Nissan retains US EPA’s fuel efficient automaker

4 November 2016 | just-auto plus Extended News

Nissan Group is the most fuel efficient full-line automaker in the US for the third year running, according to the recently released 2016 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) "CO2 and Fuel...

just-auto Plus only Mazda tops US EPA's Fuel Economy Trends Report

4 November 2016 | just-auto plus Extended News

Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that the Light Duty Fuel Economy Trends Report, released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on 2 November, 2016, lists the company as having the...

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