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ANALYSIS: Opel-Vauxhall and Buick's shared future

GM's Europe-based brands are plotting what could be a major reversal of fortunes. It's all about new cars, extra models and an ever-closer a...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: BMW X4

The sales target might be modest but there's no denying the ability of BMW's newest model, the Macan and Evoque-challenging X4....

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé

The arrival of the Gran Coupé sees BMW expanding the 4 Series to three body styles. How does this new hatchback compare to the rival Audi A5...

ANALYSIS: How Vauxhall could overtake Ford in 2015

It used to seem far fetched to suggest that more Vauxhall passenger vehicles could be sold in Britain than Fords, but it no longer does. And...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Alain Uyttenhoven, Head of Lexus Europe 24 Nov 2014

Glenn Brooks

Russia, Lexus' number one market in its European region, might be down, but UK sales are up strongly. On balance then, 2014 has been a good year, according to the brand's Head of Europe. Next, he promises more hybrids but no diesels. Why?


INTERVIEW: VP François Bancon on Infiniti's future 8 Oct 2014

Glenn Brooks

Renault-Nissan Alliance veteran Francois Bancon heads up Product Strategy for Infiniti. He is charged with overseeing a 60 percent expansion of the brand's vehicle range over the next five years.

Latest News

GUANGZHOU DEBUTS: Kia KX3 for B-SUV segment 20 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

With the Chery Tiggo 3 and Great Wall's Haval H2 both selling up a storm in China's B-SUV vehicle class, the Dongfeng Yueda Kia JV is keen to get in on the action. Thus the debut of the Kia KX3 prototype at the Guangzhou motor show.


Seven of Faurecia's top ten plants in China 18 Nov 14

Simon Warburton

Faurecia says the importance of China to its Group can be gauged by the fact seven out of its top ten plants are located in the country.


Tough China standards create opportunity: Faurecia 17 Nov 14

Simon Warburton

Stricter Chinese performance and emissions standards will lead to strong business opportunities, says global supplier, Faurecia.


UK: German brands can't be beaten - Lexus Europe 11 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

Alain Uyttenhoven, the head of Brussels-based Lexus Europe, has told just-auto that it is "impossible to catch the German three, worldwide" but that the brand is determined to be "number four".


Slow down threatens Latin American economies 26 Sep 14

Chris Wright

A slow down in the growth of the middle classes in Latin America, following a steady rise during the past decade, is likely to have a broad economic impact, affecting a number of industries - including automotive - according to a report by Moody’s Investors Service.


China drives global auto sales growth 24 Sep 14

Graeme Roberts

China will continue to drive global auto sales growth over the next 12 to 18 months, while shipments of US-made vehicles will slow, Moody's Investors Service said in a new report.

Latest blogs

The just-auto Readership Survey 2014 7 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

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


Maintaining clearness in St Petersburg 21 May 14

Simon Warburton

I'm not sure if I expected icebergs floating down the river in St Petersburg in May, but what I certainly didn't bank on was a 30C wall of heat ahead of this year's International Economic Forum (SPIEF), which I'm attending for the first time this week.

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