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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...

COMMENT: US JLR plant likely to get a warm welcome

The weekend's news Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover is 'talking to southern states' about establishing a factory in the United States is an in...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Paris, the US, Sweden...

This week, we wrapped up our Paris show coverage with a comprehensive two-part management briefing which proved very popular - it's here and...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: 2014 Kia Sportage

Kia has just enjoyed its best September yet in Britain, with 13,292 cars delivered. And the top model? The Sportage, which is selling better...

Latest Interviews

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.


INTERVIEW: Peugeot CEO Maxim Picat (Part 1) 10 Oct 2014

Glenn Brooks

Can Peugeot become a near-premium brand, in time? CEO Maxim Picat believes it can. Here, he discusses progress on future vehicles and powertrains, and challenges the suggestion that rivals for Dacia and Renault's Logan and Sandero are needed.

Latest News

Tatkata airbag recall extended to 7.8m US vehicles 22 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Safety regulator NHTSA on Wednesday (22 October) expanded the number of vehicles in the United States that may be affected by recalls for potentially defective Takata air bags that could spray shrapnel at occupants from 6.1m announced on Tuesday to 7.8m.


Volvo looks to double output by 2020 22 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

Volvo says it is looking to double its market share to 2% in order to offer an alternative to German brands.


Daimler restructures cooperation with Tesla 22 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Daimler said it had reorganised its cooperation with Tesla Motors by terminating the share-price hedge it initiated in 2013 and selling its Tesla stake of about 4% without affecting the cooperation between the two on automotive projects.


FKG rues lack of Industry Minister: MD 22 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

Scandinavian automotive supplier body, FKG, is describing the lack of a Swedish Industry Minister as a "bit odd," following the election of a new Parliament in Stockholm.


Mitsubishi revises fiscal H1 forecasts 22 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has revised its consolidated forecasts for the first half of fiscal 2014 (to 30 September, 2014) from the previous forecasts announced on 24 April, 2014.


SAO PAULO DEBUTS: Nissan small SUV concept 22 Oct 14

Glenn Brooks

The press preview day of the 2014 São Paulo Motor Show is 28 October. Nissan and VW are the first manufacturers to have announced world premieres.

Latest blogs

250,000km off-road in a Benz G-Class 14 Oct 14

Glenn Brooks

A German couple have just handed over Otto, their trusty 300 GD, to the Mercedes-Benz museum. What makes Otto so special? Read this and find out.


Henry Ford's house 13 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

A tour of Detroit at the weekend brought me to Henry Ford's house.

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