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COMMENT: Putin defies winter with Lada backing

As winter starts to really take hold in Russia – both climatically through the advent of the first real cold of this time of year – and equa...

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...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: 208 GTi & future Peugeots

DS is PSA’s luxury brand, Citroen a quirky-mainstream marque, leaving Peugeot to be an alternative to Volkswagen. That’s the theory. Where d...

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...

Latest Interviews

Q&A: SsangYong's Steve Gray on doubling sales 26 Oct 2015

Glenn Brooks

SsangYong has operated in Europe for a long time, but suddenly, sales have been surging - beyond 100% YoY in most countries. And that's not just due to the addition of the hot-selling Tivoli B-crossover. Steve Gray, the company's UK head of Marketing, tells just-auto what's ahead for the rest of the decade.

Interview with Ford of Britain's MD 18 Sep 2015

Calum MacRae

At the 2015 IAA, we caught up with Ford of Britain’s newly-appointed chairman and managing director Andy Barratt. Prior to taking up his new role he had served as Ford of Britain’s director of sales since 2011.

Latest News

GM to sell Chinese made Buick SUV in US - reports 13 Nov 15

Graeme Roberts

General Motors, soon after agreeing to a new union contract that is expected to drive up its US labour costs, reportedly plans to become the first major automaker to sell Chinese-made cars in the US.

Porsche starts on Canadian training centre, corpor 11 Nov 15

Graeme Roberts

Porsche Cars Canada has broken ground on the site that will host a new Toronto dealership and the future corporate headquarters for the brand in Canada. The site on the northeast corner of highways 401 and 404 will provide high visibility on a transport corridor where approximately 600,000 vehicles pass daily.

VW offers US diesel owners $1,000 10 Nov 15

Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen of America is offering US$500 in cash and $500 in VW dealer credit to owners of its diesel cars, a first step in compensating them in the wake of a global emissions-test cheating scandal.

Putin cites Russian supplier advantage with Vesta 27 Oct 15

Simon Warburton

President Vladimir Putin is urging Russian suppliers and automakers to take advantage of the present rouble depreciation as the current wave of international sanctions shows no sign of easing.

RHA warns on supply chain in Calais impasse 26 Oct 15

Simon Warburton

Britain's Road Haulage Association (RHA) is warning supply chain disruption is still widespread as the migrant crisis at the Port of Calais is now seeing a reported 7,000 refugees attempting to cross the English Channel.

Volvo taps into South Carolina supplier footprint 20 Oct 15

Simon Warburton

Volvo Cars says its decision to build a plant in Charleston, South Carolina sends a strong signal to the US of its serious intentions to regain market share in the country and taps into the State's existing supplier footprint.

Latest blogs

Wind, fire and then locusts? 4 Aug 15

Graeme Roberts

As one who has worked 'down in parts' in a previous life I have not a little sympathy for the warehouse and counter men and women at Hyundai Motor Company Australia's spare parts operation.

GM Luton plant site redevelopment slow 2 Jun 15

Graeme Roberts

What to do with an old vehicle plant site once last units have been shipped and the buildings bowled?

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