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Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Tesla UK country manager Georg Ell 31 Jul 2014

Glenn Brooks

With a background in IT and start-ups, Georg Ell isn't your typical car company boss. But he seems a perfect fit in his role as UK and Ireland country manager for Tesla Motors.


INTERVIEW: Audi's 'Mr RHD' retires 31 Jul 2014

Graeme Roberts

David Ingrams, who retired from Audi UK's press office today (31 July) played a key role in helping the German automaker's engineers achieve "uncompromised" right hand drive configurations and also oversaw a collection of about 50 classic cars, many of which he helped to launch when new. The man who praised Audi for taking the long-term view has himself served 36 years with the automaker and the connection may not yet be completely severed.

Latest News

Mercedes to hike prices in India 19 Aug 14

Dave Leggett

Mercedes-Benz India has announced an upward revision of the price of its models effective from 1 September.


Hyundai launches interactive billboard in Times Sq 15 Aug 14

Dave Leggett

Hyundai Motor has launched a new interactive billboard campaign entitled 'Hyundai Brilliant Interactive Art'.


Sorl Auto Parts unveils Q2 net income of US$4.1m 15 Aug 14

Simon Warburton

Sorl Auto Parts has unveiled second quarter net income of US$4.1m, with sales rising year-over-year 14.3% to US$65.7m.


China's anti-trust probe widens 13 Aug 14

Tony Pugliese

China's anti-trust probe has expanded to include over 1,000 local Chinese and overseas automotive companies, according to local sources quoting a Chinese government official.


Qoros adds Beijing showrooms 12 Aug 14

Dave Leggett

Qoros Automotive, the premium brand joint venture between Chery Auto and Israel Corp, has announced it will open its first authorised dealership and a city showroom in Beijing.


Fiat plans India Maserati launch - report 12 Aug 14

Dave Leggett

Fiat plans to launch its Maserati brand in India, The Economic Times said citing a source.

Latest blogs

Mercedes basks in German World Cup victory 16 Jul 14

Simon Warburton

Mercedes-Benz has wasted no time in basking in Germany's reflected glory of winning the World Cup on Sunday night and becoming the first side since reunification to lift the golden trophy.


Brand 'trust' for premiums 30 Apr 14

Dave Leggett

Some interesting thoughts here from Tokuo Fukuichi, head of Lexus, on brand trust and where Lexus is compared with the Germans.

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