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VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Outlander & future Mitsubishis

The plug-in hybrid version of the Outlander has been a strong seller for Mitsubishi Motors in the UK and many other European markets. Now co...

2015 TOKYO SHOW: World premieres

A list of world premieres at the 2015 Tokyo motor show appears below....

Supplier messages from 2015 IAA

There is much more to the IAA in Frankfurt than a dazzling array of new cars. At the world's biggest auto show, suppliers' stands bristled w...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: New Kadjar & future Renault SUVs

Having seen the enormous and ongoing success of the Qashqai in European markets, Renault has at last entered the segment which was more or l...

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Q&A: Kia MD sees 100,000 sales in UK 23 Jul 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.

Q&A: Volvo XC90 chief engineer Håkan Ivarsson 2 Jul 2015

Glenn Brooks

Volvo Cars' technical director for the 90 Cluster models opens up about the development of the XC90. Plus, what's coming for two VCC architectures: SPA for medium and large vehicles, and the smaller Geely-Volvo CMA.

Latest News

World premieres at 2015 Guangzhou motor show 27 Nov 15

Glenn Brooks

A list of world premieres at the 2015 Guangzhou motor show appears below.

Low-carbon may create 66,000 French jobs - report 26 Nov 15

Simon Warburton

Renault, Michelin and a raft of energy providers, as well as suppliers, are backing a low-carbon report published ahead of next week's COP21 meeting where dozens of Heads of State are expected to descend on Paris.

ACEA welcomes big climate conference 26 Nov 15

Graeme Roberts

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) said the COP21 climate conference, starting in Paris next week, was "a historic opportunity to establish a policy framework that allows Europe to drive down greenhouse gas emissions, while generating jobs and economic growth".

ACEA urges comprehensive stance from COP21 26 Nov 15

Simon Warburton

ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association) is urging a more "comprehensive" approach be adopted to driving down CO2 emissions from vehicle and production processes ahead of next week's COP21 climate conference in Paris.

BYD aids Schiphol sustainability with 35 ebuses 26 Nov 15

Simon Warburton

BYD says it has helped Amsterdam Schiphol Airport achieve part of its sustainability goals by supplying Europe's "largest, pure electric bus fleet," with a total of 35 airside vehicles in use at Holland's main aviation gateway.

Volkswagen diesel recall in Europe will take year 25 Nov 15

Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen Group announced on Wednesday fixes for 1.6- and two-litre EA 189 diesel engines that give false emissions readings, saying it would need all of 2016 to carry out the recalls. The measures are for Europe only and do not apply to US models.

Latest blogs

Sparkle in the rain 29 Oct 15

Simon Warburton

To the backdrop of bright autumnal sunshine - not to mention a certain German automaker's woes - this year's recent FKG Suppliers Forum in Gothenburg fused a heady mixture of knowledge exchange and networking.

Are these pics of the next Prius authentic? 7 Jul 15

Glenn Brooks

If these images turn out to be the real deal, then Toyota's design department is getting even braver than usual. Taiwan-based Autonet has just published what appear to be shots of the next Prius and Prius PHEV.

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