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VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Maserati Ghibli diesel

How might Maserati attain its worldwide sales goal of 75,000 cars a year by 2018? By adding new models and offering more diesels. To judge b...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: 2014 Peugeot RCZ R

Audi, or Peugeot? No contest. But what if the question is instead TT or RCZ R? Trickier. It would be ironic if PSA's cost cutting means this...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Bentley Continental GT V8 S

The current Continental GT has been on the market since early 2011 but Bentley continues to expand and update the range. A great excuse for...

Special management briefing: Paris reflections (2)

The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only mo...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Allison Transmission 13 Oct 2014

Matthew Beecham

Allison, the automatic transmission specialists, is rolling out FuelSense, a fuel-saving solution that automatically adjusts shift schedules, selects neutral and manages vehicle acceleration to maximise transmission fuel economy. Last month, Kenworth became the third OEM to adopt the package. Manlio Alvaro, director of EMEA Marketing, tells just-auto that testing indicates FuelSense has the potential to reduce fuel consumption by up to 20 per cent when compared to the previous generation of Allison Electronic Controls without these fuel saving feature


INTERVIEW: Peugeot CEO Maxim Picat (Part 2) 10 Oct 2014

Glenn Brooks

In the second and final part of an interview with Maxim Picat, the head of Peugeot explains why the brand cannot launch a low-cost model, and details plans for new energy cars.

Latest News

BELGIUM: Europe-wide mandate for ESP on cars & LCV 30 Oct 14

Glenn Brooks

From 1 November, all cars and light commercial vehicles registered in European Union member states, with a GVW of fewer than 3.5 tonnes, must have ESP as standard equipment. The regulation will take effect for all other vehicles on 1 November 2015.


Visteon concept for HMI uses eye movement 30 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

Visteon has developed a Human Machine Interface (HMI) concept based on eye movement.


LA DEBUTS: BMW X5 M & X6 M 30 Oct 14

Glenn Brooks

BMW has now confirmed the world premieres of the X5 M and X6 M for November's LA international auto show.


SOUTH KOREA: Future Hyundai Sonata hybrid gearbox 28 Oct 14

Glenn Brooks

Hyundai Motor has announced the first details of a new six-speed automatic transmission for its future hybrid cars.


Honda introduces pedestrian avoidance system 27 Oct 14

Chris Wright

Honda will introduce a new generation driver assist system with its redesigned Legend before the end of the year, adding a number of new functions including a claimed world-first 'pedestrian collision mitigation steering'.


Next Audi A8 will be 'autonomous'-capable 22 Oct 14

Chris Wright

The next-generation Audi A8 will be able to drive itself.

Latest blogs

Battery range estimation innovation 30 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

EV battery range is an interesting area, not least because any discrepancy between claimed range and actual could be pretty significant when margins for error are low and distances travelled are not all that long.


Delphi visit 14 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

I've been visiting powertrain people at Delphi today, hearing about some of the fascinating stuff going on there to yield engine efficiency savings.

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