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ANALYSIS: VW's self-defeating defeat devices

In September 2015, the industry – and VW in particular – was dealt a seismic shock when it became clear that VW had sought to cheat US emiss...

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...

ANALYSIS: Mazda humiliates Toyota in Germany

It has no rich parent; no manufacturing plant in Europe; sells no hybrids, EVs or PHEVs. Plus, a new roadster has just been added to the mod...

COMMENT: Ford F-Series production soars

Low gasoline prices and a relatively strong US economy are no doubt the main drivers of a huge boost in production of Ford's F-Series pick-u...

Latest Interviews

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.


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?

Latest News

Toyota tallies Thailand 10% down in 2016 21 Jan 16

Graeme Roberts

Thailand's total domestic car sales are expected to fall 10% year on year in 2016 to 720,000 units, the president of Toyota's Thai unit said, citing a weaker economy and a newly introduced tax.


Detroit - FCA results for 2015 at top end 11 Jan 16

Graeme Roberts

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' (FCA) financial performance last year came in at the top end of the company's own forecasts, chief executive Sergio Marchionne said in Detroit on Monday.


The eight megatrends set to disrupt autos 5 Jan 16

Graeme Roberts

The global automotive industry stands on the brink of unprecedented change due to the impact of eight discrete megatrends, according to a new report from just-auto, set to be published next month.


Hyundai-Kia targets 1.5% global sales growth 4 Jan 16

Tony Pugliese

Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors have set a combined global sales target of 8.13m units for 2016.


Visteon back in black this third quarter 9 Nov 15

Graeme Roberts

Visteon's sales for the third quarter ended 30 September 2015 were up 1.9% year on year to US$808m. Pre-tax operating income was $31m compared to a previous-year loss of $11m. Net income rose to $5m from a $21m loss.


APMA urges Ottawa "not to relent" on TPP 26 Aug 15

Simon Warburton

Canada's powerful automotive supplier body, APMA, is urging its government stand firm in the face of intense pressure to ink the current Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal, as criticism grows it forms part of President Barack Obama's wishlist of 'legacy' deals before he vacates office.

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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