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ANALYSIS: Nissan Europe is closing in on Toyota

Certain new and accelerating trends are revealed for the European passenger car market in the latest figures issued by ACEA....


The new Fabia five-door hatchback, on sale this month in Britain, is shorter but roomier and weighs an average 65kg less, boasts the largest...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Tipping point avoided...

One way or another, this first full working week after the festive break has been an eventful one....

ANALYSIS: Shock as US Honda CR-V outsells all cars

With 32,369 units sold, American Honda's CR-V was the market's best selling SUV in December. Another upset: the Toyota Camry was toppled as...

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

Volvo Cars expects better sales and profit in 2015 26 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) expects sales and profitability to show a clear improvement in 2015, driven by continued growth in China and Europe and a return to growth in the US, according to president and chief executive Håkan Samuelsson.

Hyundai India targets 500,000 vehicles 19 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

Hyundai aims to sell 500,000 vehicles in India in the near future. To achieve this target, the company plans to launch several models and enter new segments.

EY says reshoring could add 315,000 jobs to UK 17 Feb 15

Simon Warburton

Consultants EY estimates the UK could add GBP15.3bn (US$23.4bn) to its economy and create more than 315,000 jobs if previously ooutsourced work is repatriated to Britain.

Market could dive further 40% this year: analyst 10 Feb 15

Simon Warburton

Russian analysts estimate the market could plunge by up to 40% this year to reach depths last seen in the 2009 crisis.

Toyota puts the brakes on sales expectations 21 Jan 15

Chris Wright

Volkswagen could move ahead of Toyota as the world’s biggest carmaker by sales as the Japanese company projected a drop in annual its vehicle volume this year with demand dropping in its domestic as well as other key markets.

Perodua targets 6% sales rise 16 Jan 15

Tony Pugliese

Malaysia’s second national car company, Perodua, aims to increase sales by 6% to 208,000 units in 2015, compared with flat sales of 196,100 units in 2014, despite what the company describes as "challenging" market conditions in the country.

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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