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Well, it's been a very short working week - just two days in fact - but the new year has already given us auto industry talking points. As e...
It has been another busy year for us on just-auto. We have covered the global automotive industry news, brought you interviews with key peop...
The European car market may be a challenging place and likely to remain so in 2014, but this week's digest of news in the auto biz shows no...
The third generation Mazda3 sees the company breaking free from Ford platforms and powertrains, instead using its own architecture and engin...
Soon to clock up six months as head of SEAT, Jürgen Stackmann talks brand performance, plans for China and future products with just-auto.com. Glenn Brooks reports.
Martin Leach, the former head of Ford of Europe, Mazda and Maserati, now runs Magma - a multi-faceted automotive industry consultancy and service provider. Dave Leggett recently caught up with him in London to hear his views on the current state of the automotive business and the challenges ahead.
Russian automotive market observers estimate the current unrest created by political turmoil in Ukraine and Crimea is triggering an uptick in sales as consumers look to avoid price rises.
A Vauxhall spokesman told just-auto the GM Europe division remains committed to outgoing CEO Duncan Aldred's goal of outselling Ford of Britain in passenger cars "by 2016".
Buyer confidence seen in 2013's UK new car sales tally continued into January 2014 as "fuel-efficient motoring" drove "a solid start to 2014 new car registrations", the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said.
The relentless blast of winter weather in the US likely kept car shoppers away from dealerships in January, Edmunds.com said, forecasting 1,036,533 new cars and trucks will be sold this month for an estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 15.6m. The projected sales would be down 23.6% compared with December 2013, and 0.6% year on year.
Kelley Blue Book (KBB) analysts are picking US new light vehicle sales this month will rise 1.6% year on year to 1.06m units for an estimated 15.9m seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR).
In a world automotive market up 3.9% last year, the Renault group's sales of passenger cars and LCVs rose only 3.1% over 2012 to 2,628,208 vehicles.
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