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Latest Interviews

Kia UK MD on how to raise brand pricing 23 Jul 2015

Glenn Brooks

In the second of a two-part Q&A, Paul Philpott reveals when Kia will launch a B-crossover, how he won't rule out one day outselling Toyota, and the secret of how a cheap cars brand became one now selling GBP40,000-plus models.


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.

Latest News

'Seasoned auto executive' to head GM South America 29 Jul 15

Graeme Roberts

General Motors has named a new chief for South America.


Hyundai India to raise prices 27 Jul 15

Graeme Roberts

Hyundai plans to raise the price of its entire model line in India by up to INR30,000 (US$467).


Hyundai India to export Creta 24 Jul 15

Graeme Roberts

Hyundai plans to start exporting the Creta from India to Africa, the Middle East and Latin America from 2015, as the company looks to boost its global sales.


UK: Kia is “ready for a [global] sports car" - MD 23 Jul 15

Glenn Brooks

Kia UK’s MD Paul Philpott has told just-auto that the brand is “ready for a sports car” but that such a vehicle “has to work globally”.


VW India three top sales executives step down 23 Jul 15

Graeme Roberts

Three top level executives at Volkswagen Group Sales India reportedly have stepped down in the recent past.


Tata Motors to increase bus and truck exports 23 Jul 15

Graeme Roberts

Jaguar Land Rover's Indian parent company Tata Motors plans to triple bus and truck exports to offset sluggish domestic sales.

Latest blogs

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?


Top Gear's storm in a teacup 12 Mar 15

Dave Leggett

Overseas readers may be picking up media reports of a 'fracas' and a presenter's suspension at popular BBC TV programme Top Gear and wondering what's going on.

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