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VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Volkswagen Scirocco TDI 150 DSG

Fresh from a mid-cycle update, the VW Scirocco is something of a survivor. While a few new entries such as the Veloster have appeared in its...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: MY2015 Volvo V60 Polestar

Yes, it's thirsty but the straight-six under the bonnet of the new V60 Polestar is Volvo's best sounding engine yet. Even better than the sa...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: All eyes on Vienna

I've come off the bench this week, as just-auto news editor, Graeme Roberts, takes a well-earned sojorn in Shakespeare's home county, HQ als...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Volkswagen Polo 1.2 TSI

It can't catch the sixth place Qashqai but the recently facelifted VW Polo is now the UK's seventh best seller, ahead of the entire Audi A3...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Ford Europe COO Barb Samardzich 31 Oct 2014

Dave Leggett

In the light of continued losses in Europe, Ford Europe COO Barb Samardzich has updated just-auto on the company's assessment of the business environment and its strategy to get back to sustainable profitability.


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

Members "smashed" says union as Genk closure looms 28 Nov 14

Simon Warburton

A Ford union at its Genk plant says members will be "smashed" as the automaker prepares imminently to shut the Belgium site with 4,500 direct job losses and possibly thousands more in the supply chain.


US: Opel Cascada to become Buick Velite? 28 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

General Motors has registered a request with the US Patent and Trademark office for the model name 'Velite', leading to speculation that a modified Opel Cascada/Cabrio will be sold in North America.


UK: Tata "could move JLR production abroad" 27 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

Lord Bhattacharyya, who was instrumental in helping to secure the sale of Jaguar Land Rover to Tata Motors, has written of his concern for the company's future in Britain. JLR is currently embroiled in a wage dispute with its UK workforce.


SAIC to make MG eco-cars in Thailand 27 Nov 14

Tony Pugliese

Thailand's SAIC Motor-CP Co Ltd, a joint venture 51%-owned by China's SAIC Motor Corporation and 49% by the local Charoen Pokphand Group, plans to produce eco-cars at a new plant in the country.


US: Alcoa rises on news of aluminium Lexus models 26 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

The share price of Alcoa Inc has risen by 2% in New York after a report that Toyota is planning aluminium body panels for a new generation of Lexus models.


UK: Bentley BY716 SUV to be called 'Bentayga' 26 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

De Telegraaf is claiming it has information which reveals the name of the big SUV that Bentley is due to begin selling in 2016.

Latest blogs

Watch Volvo's next XC90 get rolled, and rolled 28 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

We all remember that video of the outgoing XC90 being rolled SEVEN times and no crushing of the roof. To me, it's been the gold standard of safe cars ever since.


Tesla's X-Men robots - watch the video 18 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

Tesla Motors tends not to issue factual, dry media releases. Take this one, its most recent, concerning some upgrades made at its Fremont factory.

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