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PRODUCT EYE: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Motors UK's MD is making a bold claim for a brand which retailed 2,700 passenger vehicles in Q1: he wants to sell 3,000-10,000 un...

ANALYSIS: Europe inches out of recession

There are more hopeful signs lately of gathering monentum for recovery in the European car market. Car sales in Western Europe were up by 10...

COMMENT: Chinese OEMs on the move in North Africa

China's Shanghai GM Wuling, and BYD, have caused a surprise with world premieres at Algeria's national motor show. Renault and PSA should be...

COMMENT: What's really behind Honda's Europe woes

Not for the first time, Honda Motor Europe's Swindon plant west of London is soon to suffer a production cut. The reason is not, as the comp...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Yoo Il Lee, SsangYong president & CEO 31 Mar 2014

Glenn Brooks

Yoo Il Lee, a former senior executive with Hyundai Motor, came out of retirement three years ago to run SsangYong Motor, having been appointed by a bankruptcy court. The now profitable firm has ambitious plans, Glenn Brooks hears.

INTERVIEW: Ford UK fleet director, Phil Hollins 3 Mar 2014

Dave Leggett

Ford's UK fleet director Phil Hollins is responsible for UK market leader Ford's fleet sales. Dave Leggett recently caught up with him at a launch event for the new Transit Connect.

Latest News

VW Group Q1 sales grow 5.8% 16 Apr 14

Chris Wright

Volkswagen Group sales were up 5.8% at 2.4m units in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period last year. Growth in March was 7.6% year-on-year at 929,500 units.

Ford Europe Q1 sales outpace market rise 15 Apr 14

Graeme Roberts

Ford Europe said its sales volume increases in March and the first quarter of 2014 outpaced the overall market.

Vietnam sales rise 22% in March, 29% YTD 15 Apr 14

Graeme Roberts

New vehicle sales in Vietnam increased by close to 22% to 9,313 units in March, from 7,650 units in the same month of last year, according to data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association.

Mexico out-exports Japan to US in first quarter 14 Apr 14

Graeme Roberts

Mexico's auto industry claims to have overtaken Japan as the second biggest car exporter to the United States in the past three months.

Indonesia market up 13% in March 14 Apr 14

Tony Pugliese

New vehicle sales in Indonesia increased by 13.3% to 113,292 units in March from 99,957 units a year earlier, according to data released by industry association Gaikindo.

Philippine sales jump 25% in March 14 Apr 14

Tony Pugliese

New vehicle sales in the Philippines jumped by 25.4% to a monthly record of 19,173 units in March, accord to data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association.

Latest blogs

Ukraine's economic shock waves - magnitude uncertain 7 Mar 14

Dave Leggett

We're having more conversations with industry folk who are wondering where the Ukraine's crisis could lead.

Audi and Honda competition for Tesla? A view 3 Feb 14

Graeme Roberts

An interesting reality check on Tesla products, now and future, from a US hedge fund manager.

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