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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...

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...

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 (1)

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

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

JLR-Chery JV opens China factory 21 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Tata Motors luxury vehicle unit Jaguar Land Rover has opened its first full manufcaturing facility outside the UK, in China.


Hyundai India to be emerging markets export hub 21 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Hyundai plans to make India its export base for emerging markets in south east Asia, Latin America and Africa.


VW Malaysia assembly plant to export from 2015 21 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen Group Malaysia plans to start exporting vehicles it produces from completely knocked down (CKD) kits to neighbouring countries, Bernama.com.my reported.


Dongfeng Nissan adds fourth China factory 21 Oct 14

Chris Wright

Dongfeng Nissan’s Dalian plant, which will become the hub for the company’s SUV production in China, has started production bringing the joint venture's number of assembly operations in the country to four.


Cadillac to commence local SRX build in 2015 21 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Cadillac plans to begin manufacturing its SRX SUV in China from 2015, CarNewsChina.com reported. The model, which is currently imported, will be built at a new plant near Shanghai.


Hyundai Turkey starts on European Elite i20 21 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Hyundai has started production of the European version of its redesigned Elite i20 in Turkey.

Latest blogs

Henry Ford's house 13 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

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


NEVS' reorganisation plan for Saab 7 Oct 14

Glenn Brooks

There's all manner of interesting stuff in this document, which has surfaced on the web. Such as some supposed future models for the brand. And the possibility that Saab will become a contract assembler.

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