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Briefing: Emerging markets in trouble (3)

In the full year 2014, Argentina, Brazil, India, Russia, Thailand & Turkey are set to become an even greater drag on global light vehicle ma...

COMMENT: 'Showing instruments' in West stand off?

There was no escaping it - the proverbial elephant in the room formed the backdrop to this week's Moscow Motor Show just as it had in St Pet...

Briefing: Emerging markets in trouble (2)

In the full year 2014, Argentina, Brazil, India, Russia, Thailand & Turkey are set to become an even greater drag on global light vehicle ma...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Škoda Octavia estate 4x4

It's well known that the British love estates, one of the reasons why the UK is such an important market for Škoda. Multiple derivatives con...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Tesla UK country manager Georg Ell 31 Jul 2014

Glenn Brooks

With a background in IT and start-ups, Georg Ell isn't your typical car company boss. But he seems a perfect fit in his role as UK and Ireland country manager for Tesla Motors.


INTERVIEW: Anne Ruthmann, Citroën C4 Cactus PM 8 Jul 2014

Glenn Brooks

Citroën C4 Cactus Chef de Projet Anne Ruthmann answers questions on key suppliers, lightweight technology, sales prospects and other topics.

Latest News

SOUTH KOREA: Kia Sorento goes large for gen three 29 Aug 14

Glenn Brooks

The third generation Sorento, revealed earlier today (29 August) to the media in South Korea, is longer, lower and wider. The Hyundai Motor group brand wants to sell 270,000 units of this new SUV in 2015.


Malaysia' Inokom expands capacity, targets higher 29 Aug 14

Tony Pugliese

Malaysian car assembler Inokom plans to spend MYR40m (US$12.7m) this year to expand capacity at its assembly plant in Kulim state.


Little appetite for union at Renault Russia 29 Aug 14

Simon Warburton

Renault's Russian director, Bruno Ancelin, says he was "heavily surprised" there was no appetite for a trade union at the company's Moscow plant when he arrived to take up his post.


Renault Russia wants 80% content as rouble tenses 29 Aug 14

Simon Warburton

Renault Russia says it is looking to up the localised content of its vehicles to 80% as the fallout from the current political turmoil involving Moscow and Ukraine continues to take its toll on the rouble.


Perodua expects strong demand for new Axia 29 Aug 14

Tony Pugliese

Malaysia’s second national car company Perodua said it had received 6,000 orders for its Axia small car since mid-August.


Lexus details NX high-tech safety systems 29 Aug 14

Graeme Roberts

Lexus GB's new hybrid NX 300h will be its first UK model fitted as standard with radar-controlled systems to help prevent accidents, the automaker said.

Latest blogs

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.


Toyota i-Road leaning car - the video 30 Jun 14

Glenn Brooks

TMC continues to promote Japan's Ha-Mo car sharing scheme via its own i-Road commuter model. The latest promotional video is worth a look.

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