Vehicle manufacturers: Latest news and analysis articles
One guess what dominated just-auto's news, analysis and comment this week. VW, emissions, diesel and recalls, natch. Early in the week we as...
This presentation by Elon Musk is half an hour long but well worth watching. It demonstrates yet again that Tesla Motors doesn't do many thi...
Where is this all going to end? That must be the feeling of Volkswagen group executives every morning as they watch the TV news bulletins an...
I'm not unsympathetic to him at all but, as the Volkswagen emissions-test rigging scandal continued to erupt this week, after the EPA's shoc...
PSA Peugeot Citroen chief executive has a considerable challenge on his hands to forge a successful place in the global market for the company and its three brands - Peugeot, Citroen and DS. He tells Ray Hutton how 'Back in the Race' is bringing results.
At the 2015 IAA, Calum MacRae spoke with Rolf Deges, Vehicle Line Director, CD-cars and covered Ford’s product development process, AWD developments and the challenges that connectivity brings.
After building a combined 94,401 units of its F-150 and F-Series Super Duty pick-ups in August, Ford has ramped up production further, with 96,504 made in September.
Adding Labor Day to September US light vehicle sales not only made for a very good month, it made history. September’s seasonally adjusted annualised rate (SAAR) of 18.17m units was not only the highest monthly reading since July 2005, it was the highest September SAAR in automotive history, according to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Scandinavian supplier body, FKG says despite the emissions conflagration currently sweeping through Volkswagen, it still believes diesel technology to be the future of powertrains, albeit one possibly allied to a hybrid model.
Domestic sales by South Korea’s five main automakers increased by 15.7% to 128,067 units in September, from 110,662 units a year earlier, according to data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers. The data does not include sales by South Korea’s low-volume commercial vehicle manufacturers, including Tata-Daewoo and Daewoo Bus Corporation, which typically account for less than 2% of the domestic market combined.
Suzuki has revealed multiple world premieres for this month's Tokyo motor show.
Industry analysts are rapidly revising their assessments of prospects for diesel-engined cars in the US market in the wake of the VW diesel emissions testing scandal. The US light vehicle market had seemed ripe for growth of volume and penetration for diesel-engines, but forecast penetration of diesel in the light vehicle market in the US has been significantly downgraded by automotive analysts at just-auto's QUBE research unit.
It's been quite a week for Volkswagen. The unfolding diesel emissions scandal is one of those stories that, as journalists love to say, has legs.
Claimed 'first spy shots' of the redesigned 2016 Buick LaCrosse have been obtained by a Chinese autos website. This is the Chinese variant which will be made by the Shanghai-GM joint venture and is included in just-auto's Product Lifecycle Database (PLDB). It will be an important new car line for GM's Buick brand in China, its largest market.
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