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COMMENT: Nissan looks for top UEFA bang for buck

It's not hard to see why Nissan was so keen to replace Ford as UEFA's automotive partner in its four-year Champions League sponsorship deal,...

PRODUCT EYE: Audi RS Q3

It was a record March and first quarter for Audi, globally and in Britain. To stay ahead of BMW and Mercedes-Benz, more crossovers, includin...

PRODUCT EYE: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Motors UK's MD is making a bold claim for a brand which retailed 2,700 passenger vehicles in Q1: he wants to sell 3,000-10,000 un...

PRODUCT EYE: i10 crucial to Hyundai's EU ambitions

Six months on from its global debut at the Frankfurt motor show, the Hyundai is making waves in Europe and India’s A segment hatchback marke...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Michelin winter tyres Europe 7 Apr 2014

Simon Warburton

Pierre-Edouard Sorel joined Michelin in 2005. He started as a sales representative in France in trade marketing. At the end of 2007, he headed the market intelligence department of Michelin's Earthmover tyres product line and has been marketing manager for winter tyres in Europe since 2011. Sorel talked to Simon Warburton about legislation, labelling and the dealer benefits of winter tyre usage.


INTERVIEW: Yoo Il Lee, SsangYong president & CEO 31 Mar 2014

Glenn Brooks

Yoo Il Lee, a former senior executive with Hyundai Motor, came out of retirement three years ago to run SsangYong Motor, having been appointed by a bankruptcy court. The now profitable firm has ambitious plans, Glenn Brooks hears.

Latest News

Ford to launch Lincoln in China 17 Apr 14

Graeme Roberts

Ford is to take its premium Lincoln brand to China with an eye on buyers who currently choose Audi, BMW and Mercedes.


Nevs headcount climbs to 700+ as 9-3s delivered 17 Apr 14

Simon Warburton

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (Nevs) says it now employs more than 700 people at its Trollhättan plant in Western Sweden as 9-3 production starts to ramp up.


Nevs starts 9-3 deliveries to Swedish dealers 16 Apr 14

Simon Warburton

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (Nevs) has started the very first delivery of its 9-3 models to dealers across Sweden with the demonstrator vehicles available for test drive.


Nevs inks Orio parts deal, EV start rumours swirl 15 Apr 14

Simon Warburton

National Electric Sweden (NEVS), has inked a spare components deal with Orio, formerly Saab Automobile Parts, as rumours swirl it has started pilot manufacture of its 9-3 electric vehicle.


Former Bentley chief returns for another round 15 Apr 14

Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen Group motorsport chief Wolfgang Dürheimer is to become chairman and CEO of Bentley Motors from 1 June, 2014, replacing Wolfgang Schreiber, who will take up a new position within the group.


Ford UEFA exit prompted by new media focus 8 Apr 14

Simon Warburton

Ford of Europe is citing the coincidence of a significant ramping up in new product and a shift in media focus, for its decision to exit Champions League sponsorship after a 21-year relationship.

Latest blogs

Car dealers bad for customers? 26 Mar 14

Graeme Roberts

In the inbox this afternoon. Car dealerships are a bad deal for customers.


How to nick three new Kias 14 Jan 14

Graeme Roberts

A tale of Kia thievery in the papers today.

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