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VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Toyota Avensis, powered by BMW

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2015 TOKYO SHOW: World premieres

A list of world premieres at the 2015 Tokyo motor show appears below....

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: X152 F-TYPE & future Jaguar X161

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Car firms 'must embrace mobility changes' 11 Nov 2015

Dave Leggett

Ford's former Chief Technical Officer Paul Mascarenas has told just-auto that he believes the challenges faced by the auto industry currently put it at a pivotal stage and those firms who fail to embrace the emerging mega-trends will lose out.

Q&A: SsangYong's Steve Gray on doubling sales 26 Oct 2015

Glenn Brooks

SsangYong has operated in Europe for a long time, but suddenly, sales have been surging - beyond 100% YoY in most countries. And that's not just due to the addition of the hot-selling Tivoli B-crossover. Steve Gray, the company's UK head of Marketing, tells just-auto what's ahead for the rest of the decade.

Latest News

Toyota and PSA redesign shared van line 1 Dec 15

Graeme Roberts

Toyota and PSA cooperation on small vans will continue with new Citroën Spacetourer, Peugeot Traveller and Toyota Proace models due out in the first half of 2016 after launch at the Geneva show next March. MPV and shuttle versions will also be available.

Kia marks 40 years of exports with unit 15m 1 Dec 15

Graeme Roberts

Hyundai Motor affiliate Kia announced on Tuesday it had shipped 15m vehicles to other markets, 40 years after starting exports.

Mitsubishi Philippines plans output boost 1 Dec 15

Graeme Roberts

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines unit plans to increase local assembly by 17% next year because it expects strong demand during an election season.

Japan auto output slips in October 30 Nov 15

Graeme Roberts

Japanese automobile output fell 0.5% year on year to 817,080 units  in October, the 16th consecutive month of falls.

World premieres at 2015 Guangzhou motor show 27 Nov 15

Glenn Brooks

A list of world premieres at the 2015 Guangzhou motor show appears below.

Audi suspends two engineers over US diesel V6 27 Nov 15

Graeme Roberts

Audi has suspended two engineers after its larger diesel engines were found evading emissions limits in the United States, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler told a newspaper.

Latest blogs

Is this Toyota China's Nissan Leaf rival? 23 Oct 15

Graeme Roberts

News just in from China suggests a Toyota joint venture there - via a new China-only brand - is readying what might be a decent five door hatchback rival for Nissan's well-entrenched Leaf EV.

The car and freedom 15 Oct 15

Dave Leggett

I was at an industry conference a few days ago and the usual 'megatrends' were present in a number of presentations (typical buzz words and terms: 'urbanisation', 'megacities', 'digitisation', 'connectivity', 'autonomous', 'sharing economy', 'disruptors', 'new mobility' - you get the picture).

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