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Range Rover Sport SVR - the fastest Land Rover yet

Jaguar has been in the news this week with the first details of the F-TYPE SVR. We should get used to those initials, as they signify what y...

January 2016, management briefing (Part 2)

The second part of this month’s briefing reviews just some of the supplier autonomous driving innovations that caught our eye in the consume...

2016 QX80 - Infiniti's monster sized money spinner

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...

Sensing new opportunities

Motorists’ insatiable appetite for cleaner, safer and more comfortable cars is driving demand for sensors. As part of a new research project...

Latest Interviews

HERE Automotive on strategies to support autonomou 1 Feb 2016

Cat Dow

At the 2016 CES, Cat Dow talked with Floris Van Der Klashorst, vice-president of HERE Automotive. HERE's a creator of connected navigation solutions and since December 2015 has been owned by an alliance of the German automakers Audi, BMW and Daimler.


Yanfeng Automotive Interiors VP Q&A 1 Feb 2016

Matthew Beecham

Last summer saw the official launch of Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI), a joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co Ltd and Johnson Controls. YFAI has sales revenues of some $8.5 billion, an order backlog of $10 billion and expectations to gain further market share in China and other Asian markets. Its product portfolio includes instrument panels and cockpit systems, door panels, floor consoles and overhead consoles. Matthew Beecham caught up with Han Hendriks, Vice President Advanced Product Development & Sales at YFAI to learn more about the company’s growth prospects.

Latest News

NSK develops centering steering wheel control 8 Feb 16

Simon Warburton

NSK says it has developed an electrical power steering (EPS) system equipped with Active On-Centering (steering wheel return) control.


Geneva premieres list - Bentley Mulsanne facelift 5 Feb 16

Glenn Brooks

A facelift for the Bentley Mulsanne will have its public debut at next month's Geneva show, and there will be an extended wheelbase version too.


Project aims to establish human-like autonomy acts 1 Feb 16

Graeme Roberts

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover is taking part in a research project that, it claims, will help future autonomous vehicles drive naturally like human drivers, rather than like robots.


Bosch starts Japan automated driving evaluation 26 Jan 16

Simon Warburton

Bosch says it is testing automated driving in Japan following its evaluation of similar technology in Germany and the US.


Daimler’s Zetsche impressed by Sillicon Valley 25 Jan 16

Dave Leggett

Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche has told a German newspaper that Google and Apple have made more progress on automotive projects than he had previously assumed


Ford to standardise start-stop on EcoBoost F-150s 22 Jan 16

Graeme Roberts

Ford is to standardise automatic start-stop across its entire line of EcoBoost 2017 F-150 pickups.

Latest blogs

The old and the new 11 Jan 16

Dave Leggett

This is coming to you from a chilly Detroit. I am in town this week for the auto show (NAISA) and to attend some industry conferences.


Happy New Year! 4 Jan 16

Dave Leggett

Let me begin 2016 by wishing everyone reading this a very Happy New Year! If you had a festive break, I hope it was a good one. It seemed to pass rather quickly for me, as ever.

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