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ANALYSIS: Can Evoque remain JLR’s golden goose?

It's the car that created what must surely be the most profitable vehicle segment since the original Range Rover. Now, as the Evoque reaches...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Porsche Boxster GTS

Porsche's Europe-wide sales are by 43% so far this year. The addition of the Macan is obviously a big factor but so too is the firm's policy...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: GM, FCA, axe plant, Chrysler UK

Two major automakers respectively wielded the axe this week. General Motors all but shut down its Russian production and dumped Opel there w...

Europe can be a Cadillac 'test bed' region

While Cadillac’s goal of evolving into a global luxury brand is dependent on the US and China, Europe remains part of the long-term equation...

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

GERMANY: Mazda outsells Nissan as Qashqai crashes 16 Apr 15

Glenn Brooks

Thanks to a plethora of new and updated models, Mazda has found itself in the extraordinary situation of having overtaken Nissan in Europe's largest national market.


Volvo UK dealer network getting a makeover 16 Apr 15

Chris Wright

Geely owned Volvo Car UK is to set new dealer standards for its distribution network and introduce two new initiatives aimed at removing some of the perceived barriers between customers while improving trust, service and overall impressions of the brand.


Proton revamps Malysian dealer network 16 Apr 15

Tony Pugliese

Malaysia’s Proton Holdings plans to overhaul the domestic sales and aftersales network of its local distributor Proton Edar in order to provide a better network coverage and improve performance.


US: GM slashes Cadillac ELR price, increases range 15 Apr 15

Glenn Brooks

General Motors has announced a revised Cadillac ELR. The 2016 model year edition of this slow-selling plug-in series hybrid is now US$9,000 cheaper than it was at launch.


Michelin acquires 40% stake in Allopneus 15 Apr 15

Dave Leggett

Michelin has announced its acquisition of a 40% stake in Allopneus, a French internet tyre retailer on the web, for EUR60m (US$63.6m).


Volvo UK ups its customer experience game 15 Apr 15

Dave Leggett

Volvo Car UK says that it is to embark on new standards for its UK dealer network that improve the retail experience for its customers.

Latest blogs

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.


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.

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