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VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Infiniti Q50 2.0t

There was already a choice of V6 petrol hybrid or four-cylinder diesel power for Infiniti Europe's Q50. Now, Nissan's upscale division has a...

COMMENT: Post Soviet unions no zest for strikes

One of the aspects that genuinely surprised me about the recent visit to Russia organised by Renault and AvtoVAZ was the almost complete abs...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Vauxhall Adam Rocks Air

Keen on the Fiat Panda Cross but don't need rear doors? General Motors Europe hopes you might be tempted by its new Vauxhall Adam Rocks Air,...

COMMENT: From the Russian shop floor

Last week Simon Warburton visited the Moscow Motor Show with Renault Russia and had the opportunity to talk with senior executives, as well...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Paul Philpott, Kia UK President and CEO 18 Sep 2014

Dave Leggett

Paul Philpott, Kia UK President and CEO, has given just-auto an upbeat assessment of conditions in the UK car market and growth prospects for the Kia brand.


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.

Latest News

Toyota recalls vehicles for fuel pipe check 19 Sep 14

Chris Wright

Toyota is recalling about 20,000 North American made vehicles, mostly in the US, because of the danger of possible fuel leaks.


Suzuki recalls 453,000 minivehicles 19 Sep 14

Graeme Roberts

Suzuki is recalling 453,225 minivehicles in Japan to fix faulty air conditioner evaporator fans in air conditioning units that have resulted in three fires so far.


Feds want to "supervise" nonbank auto lenders 18 Sep 14

Graeme Roberts

The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said it plans to oversee larger nonbank auto finance companies for the first time at the federal level after claiming to have uncovered "auto-lending discrimination" at banks.


EU car sales recovery continued in August 17 Sep 14

Dave Leggett

The EU area's car market recovery continued in August with sales up 2.1% on last year, according to data released by ACEA.


Apollo Tyres attempts SA restructure 17 Sep 14

Graeme Roberts

Apollo Tyres has hired a specialist to restructure its operations in South Africa.


GM Holden starts axing engineers - report 17 Sep 14

Graeme Roberts

Although there are three years until production in Australia ends, General Motors' Holden is preparing to sack half its local engineering workforce - 300 people.

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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