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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...

COMMENT: Paris in need of radicalism once more

Conjure up an image of Paris and chances are a multitude of accepted versions will crowd your brain, a smorgasbord of real experiences and t...

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: VP François Bancon on Infiniti's future 8 Oct 2014

Glenn Brooks

Renault-Nissan Alliance veteran Francois Bancon heads up Product Strategy for Infiniti. He is charged with overseeing a 60 percent expansion of the brand's vehicle range over the next five years.

Latest News

JLR eyes US southern states 'transplant' - paper 20 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) reportedly is talking to local governments in several southern states about setting up a factory in the US which would be a first for a British carmaker in the world's second-largest vehicle market.


Iran car parc Scandi supplier potential: SIC 20 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

Improving Western relations with Tehran and a need to renew the country's ageing car parc present genuine automaker supplier opportunities says one Iran expert.


GBP5.4m fund to boost UK OEM parts sales 20 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Funding of GBP5.4m awarded today (20 October) by the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) will help six local automotive suppliers win new business and close the skills gap.


IF Metall lauds Sweden union-board industry stance 20 Oct 14

Simon Warburton

Leading Swedish union, IF Metals, is stressing the collaborative nature of its approach to bargaining, which has recently netted the creation of 1,300 new jobs at Volvo's Torsland plant near Gothenburg.


VW recalls 1.1m cars in North America and China 20 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen is recalling over 1.1m cars in North America and China to correct a potential problem with rear suspension parts.


ULEV government grants triple in last three months 20 Oct 14

Graeme Roberts

Sales of electric cars and other plug-in vehicles in the UK "continue to rapidly increase, with a record number of people taking advantage of government grants", claimed the Department of Transport in a statement on Monday.

Latest blogs

The just-auto Readership Survey 2014 7 Oct 14

Dave Leggett

We have just launched our first readership survey in two years.


Rule Britannia 6 Aug 14

Graeme Roberts

It really does get tiresome when some (deep breath, choose words carefully) 'uninformed' person tells me the UK doesn't have a car industry any more. We do, albeit mostly foreign owned.

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