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Once the Volkswagen Group’s biggest underachiever, SEAT is succeeding at last. The evidence? In Germany it’s now a top-ten brand, and in the...

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....

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Audi A6 3.0 TDI quattro

The facelifted A6 range is now on sale in Britain. As well as the styling changes, emissions are claimed to be up to 22% lower, Matrix headl...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: 2015MY Range Rover Sport SDV8

The 2015 model year Range Rover Sport is now on sale, and there are two main mechanical changes: an extra 40Nm of torque for the 4.4-litre d...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Carl Bayliss, head of Infiniti UK 5 Feb 2015

Glenn Brooks

Carl Bayliss recently returned to his homeland after a decade in Hong Kong. He is the new country manager for Infiniti UK, responsible for all business activities including Sales, Marketing and Network Development.

INTERVIEW: Paul Williams, CEO, SsangYong UK 28 Nov 2014

Dave Leggett

The head of the UK distribution arm of SsangYong tells Dave Leggett that he expects the Korean brand to double its UK sales in 2015, boosted by the impact of the upcoming small SUV, Tivoli.

Latest News

FCA to start exports from Wilmington 27 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

FCA US has announced that it will begin exporting vehicles from the port of Wilmington, Delaware, in March.

Volkswagen sets up Malawi office 26 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen, together with agent CFAO Malawi, has opened an office in Malawi.

Changan Ford aims to be among top three 23 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

Changan Ford aims to be among the top three automakers in China and plans to launch 15 models in the country in 2015 to achieve the target.

Toyota India to launch Vios sedan soon 23 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

Toyota plans to launch the Vios sedan in India soon.

Ally expects more loss of GM business - report 20 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

Ally Financial is moving to replace its remaining exclusive leasing deals with General Motors, assuming the carmaker will eventually take that business in-house completely, the lender's chief executive said in an interview.

OEMs want agreement but process taking time: NEVS 18 Feb 15

Simon Warburton

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) says both unnamed overseas OEMs involved in a potential takeover of the ailing carmaker want to come to an agreement, but concedes the process is taking more time than anticipated.

Latest blogs

The crusher, sale, or resale? 6 Jan 15

Graeme Roberts

While various parties figure out What To Do with the Hoegh Osaka and its valuable cargo of Jaguar Land Rover, Mini, Rolls-Royce and JCB products, here's how things turned out the last time we covered such an event.

Doughnut time 22 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Sometimes the answer to "Why?" can be answered "Just because..." As in this video made by Lexus Poland as part of its launch of the NX mid-size SUV line.

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