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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Hobnobbing with the A-listers

A highlight for the Z-list 'trade site' peasant this week was - courtesy of right place, right time - to sup down at the A-listers' table on...

Volvo UK specs up seven seat XC90 redesign

Volvo's UK unit is keeping one card up its sleeve when it launches the redesigned XC90 SUV starting in June....

ANALYSIS: Suzuki's new brand flagship - Vitara

As a car brand, Suzuki is not one of the big beasts of the auto industry. It's something of a niche player but is now planning to cement its...

ANALYSIS: Mercedes smart brand's last chance?

Mercedes-Benz has struggled for 18 years to make profits from smart. Platform sharing with Renault may be the brand's last chance, writes Ra...

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.

Q&A: Philip Abram, Chief Infotainment Officer, GM 19 Jan 2015

Cat Dow

At the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, just-auto's Cat Dow caught up with GM's Chief Infotainment Office Philip Abram to learn more about the OEM's plans for connected vehicles.

Latest News

NEVS estimates reorganisation exit "very likely" 27 Feb 15

Simon Warburton

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) says it considers it "very likely" it will secure approval for a compensation plan from 60% of creditors and exit the current reorganisation status.

2014 model leadership goes down to wire 27 Feb 15

Fernando Calmon

In the first year of new safety rules here in Brazil, aged models were phased out - VW Kombi, Fiat Mille and Gol Mk IV so 2014 year kept rivals Fiat and Volkswagen on tenterhooks until 31 December to see who had the market leader.

BMW 2 Series Convertible launched 27 Feb 15

Dave Leggett

BMW has launched its 2 Series Convertible in the UK car market. The new model directly replaces the 1 Series Convertible and is significantly larger than that car (72mm longer and 22mm wider).

GM to axe Sonic output in Thailand 27 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

A day after announcing it is to stop making GM-branded cars in Indonesia, General Motors said on Friday it would cease production of its Chevrolet Sonic in Thailand by the middle of this year.

Nissan has plant capacity for 10% US share 27 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

Nissan Motor will be able to meet its goal of taking 10% of the US market in two years without any major new investments and by making use of capacity available at factories in Japan and South Korea, a top executive has said.

Geneva show list updated 27 Feb 15

Glenn Brooks

The media preview days of the 2015 Geneva motor show are Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 March. Here follows the latest list of vehicle and concept world premieres.

Latest blogs

Toyota Mirai - more than meets the eye 25 Feb 15

Dave Leggett

The short films available on YouTube showing Toyota's Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell being made are well worth a look (as noted by previous blog). The Motomachi plant in Toyota City is churning out three Mirais a day.

Watch the Toyota Mirai being made 24 Feb 15

Glenn Brooks

Here's a chance to see details of Toyota's Mirai fuel cell car being manufactured at its Motomachi plant in Japan.

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