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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

Toyota Mississippi exports first Corollas 23 Apr 14

Graeme Roberts

Toyota has begun exporting Corollas built at its Mississippi plant for the first time.

Subaru considers US EV re-launch 23 Apr 14

Graeme Roberts

Tightening environmental regulations in the US have prompted Subaru maker Fuji Heavy Industries to consider launching electric vehicles again in the region, president Yasuyuki Yoshinaga has said.

CHINA: Geely future model plans revealed 22 Apr 14

Glenn Brooks

A document listing details of Geely Auto future models has been published on the firm's website. It also shows an imminent, dramatic cull of existing cars.

Ford launches seven seat 'concept' SUV 22 Apr 14

Graeme Roberts

Ford's apparently production ready Everest Concept previews a medium, seven-seat off-road SUV to be added to the automaker's range in China and other Asia-Pacific and emerging markets.

Malaysia sales rise 2% in March 22 Apr 14

Tony Pugliese

New vehicle sales in Malaysia increased by 2.3% to 58,919 units in March, from 57,622 units in the same month of last year, according to data released by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA).

Third successive quarter of growth in Europe 17 Apr 14

Graeme Roberts

The European new car market recorded a third successive quarter of growth thanks to a 9.3% year on year increase in March.

Latest blogs

BEIJING MOTOR SHOW: every new model 21 Apr 14

Glenn Brooks

What might well be the most comprehensive guide to AutoChina 2014 has been updated on, so do take a look.

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.

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