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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...

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...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Lexus NX 300h

After years in the European wilderness, Lexus now seems set on a steady path of sales expansion. The new NX, a RAV4-sized crossover, is the...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Musical chairs at Ford

We've just this afternoon had official confirmation of what became this week's biggest news - as broken this morning by just-auto, top Ford...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Alain Uyttenhoven, Head of Lexus Europe 24 Nov 2014

Glenn Brooks

Russia, Lexus' number one market in its European region, might be down, but UK sales are up strongly. On balance then, 2014 has been a good year, according to the brand's Head of Europe. Next, he promises more hybrids but no diesels. Why?


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

Edmunds sees Black Friday boost for US car sales 25 Nov 14

Dave Leggett

Edmunds forecasts that 1,261,813 new cars and light trucks will be sold in the US in November for an estimated Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) of 16.7m. It says the market will get a boost from the impact of Black Friday's retail sales stimulus later this week.


More downs than ups, says GM's Ammann 25 Nov 14

Tony Lewis

Demand in most parts of the world will continue to be soft while the US will continue its slow growth, according to General Motors' president Dan Ammann.


2014 GUANGZHOU SHOW: World premieres list 24 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

The media preview day of the 12th edition of Auto Guangzhou was 20 November 2014. Here follows a list of vehicle and concept world premieres.


THAILAND MOTOR EXPO DEBUTS: Nissan X-Trail 24 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

The sixth of an eventual nine plants building the Nissan X-Trail (Rogue) has just come on line in Thailand ahead of the car's local debut. This will be at the local Motor Expo later this month.


LA DEBUTS: Mullen defibrillates the Miles Coda EV 21 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

Mullen Technologies, the firm which bought the assets of the bankrupt Miles EV, has announced plans to reintroduce the Coda electric sedan. Its new name will be Mullen 700e.


GUANGZHOU DEBUTS: Kia KX3 for B-SUV segment 20 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

With the Chery Tiggo 3 and Great Wall's Haval H2 both selling up a storm in China's B-SUV vehicle class, the Dongfeng Yueda Kia JV is keen to get in on the action. Thus the debut of the Kia KX3 prototype at the Guangzhou motor show.

Latest blogs

Safety observations: cars, cyclists and pedestrians 20 Nov 14

Dave Leggett

Some interesting observations here on road safety, its costs and the risks you may run if you choose to cycle or walk, rather than drive, in some places.


UK car market still up - some thoughts 6 Nov 14

Dave Leggett

The UK car market continues to surprise and was up by 14.2% year-on-year in October. It looks good. There are a few things to note.

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