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"Independence Day" is how Boris Johnson – recent Mayor of London – and star turn of the UK's so-called Brexit wing looking for an amicable d...
Ford’s decision in January to pull out of Japan and Indonesia, two major automotive markets in Asia, by the end of the year took the rest of...
Infiniti had a record year in 2015, selling 215,250 vehicles worldwide. January is looking good too, with the addition of the UK-built Q30 j...
BMW not too long ago revealed a preview of a 1 Series sedan, something which could well be the perfect complement to the current hatchback r...
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.
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.
Ford dealers in Indonesia are demanding compensation following the carmaker's announcement earlier this year to exit the market by the end of 2016, according to local reports.
Daimler's supervisory board has named Britta Seeger a member of the board of management for Mercedes-Benz Cars marketing and sales effective on 1 January 2017. Seeger replaces Ola Källenius who will head group research and Mercedes-Benz cars development.
Hyundai Motor dealers in China are seeking compensation from the South Korean automaker, claiming their businesses have been affected by the company’s failure to offer sufficient product.
Mercedes-Benz is investing massively in the development of its digital competence as part of its 'best customer experience' sales and marketing initiative. The aim is to quickly set up a 'digital unit' headed by Sabine Scheunert, as part of a cross-departmental joint initiative between marketing and IT.
Thai vehicle dealer Amorn Group plans to add Subaru to its brand portfolio this year as it continues to expand its domestic operations.
Kia Motors Mexico has celebrated its first anniversary with the announcement it will launch the Niro Hybrid Utility Vehicle (HUV) at the end of the year. This will be its first hybrid vehicle in the country.
Hyundai Motor Group has recently (re)merged separately run Hyundai and Kia units into one in China, according to a Korean report.
Ford has announced announcing major changes in its China, India, global strategy and finance management team as part of plans to "elevate" Chinese operations and its new strategy to be both an auto and mobility company.
After sales service determines dealership customer satisfaction and loyalty, according to the JD Power 2016 UK Customer Service Index (CSI) Study.
No cars in stock, just virtual reality headsets and service bays, a few demonstrator/service loan vehicles. That is the possible Cadillac dealership of the future, at least at a certain level, and is an idea division president Johan de Nysschen has been floating for months.
VW’s SEAT brand says it has conducted a "virtual handover" of over 100 new SEAT Leons to a large corporate customer. SEAT also said the operation gives a strong indication of how technology could be used to enhance the delivery experience of cars to the next generation of connected drivers.
Volkswagen Group and on-demand mobility provider Gett, said they have the cornerstone for a partnership at a kick-off event at the DRIVE Volkswagen Group Forum in Berlin.
We are off on Monday, May 30, as it’s a public holiday here in Britain. Therefore, there will be no daily newsletter on Monday, normal service resumed on Tuesday, May 31.
Volvo Car UK has appointed Jon Wakefield as acting managing director, effective 1 July. HE succeeds Nick Connor who has been appointed chief executive of Polestar.
Volkswagen has reportedly announced price cuts in Japan that could take up to almost US$1,500 off the price of its Golf model as it looks to win back customers amid the ongoing adverse publicity from its emissions testing scandal.
Britain's Road Haulage Association (RHA) says its predictions migrants intent on reaching the UK are using smaller French ports other than the main artery at Calais, are being borne out.
Gefco says it generated a turnover of EUR4.2bn (US$4.8bn) billion last year, up 3% compared to 2014.
Ford of Britain said over 60,000 prospective buyers have configured a Canadian-made Edge since January 2016 while right-hand-drive production has just begun.
FCA China partner Guangzhou Automobile Group is reportedly looking for help from FCA with its US market entry strategy.
Mazda UK has brought its customer relations centre in-house at its new head office in Dartford, Kent, replacing its "traditional outsourced customer contact centre approach" with its own employees.
According to Toyota GB, the first Mirai in the UK to be booked in for a routine service gave technicians at a north west London dealership the opportunity to put their specialist hydrogen fuel cell training into practice.
I got to visit the Louvre museum in Paris last week with PSA Peugeot-Citroen. It was a pretty lavish affair for a facelift to the DS 3 model, but the scale of the event and the lavishness points to how important the premium DS brand is to PSA.
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