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VEHICLE ANALYSIS: MY2015 Volvo V60 Polestar

Yes, it's thirsty but the straight-six under the bonnet of the new V60 Polestar is Volvo's best sounding engine yet. Even better than the sa...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Volkswagen Polo 1.2 TSI

It can't catch the sixth place Qashqai but the recently facelifted VW Polo is now the UK's seventh best seller, ahead of the entire Audi A3...

ANALYSIS: Opel-Vauxhall and Buick's shared future

GM's Europe-based brands are plotting what could be a major reversal of fortunes. It's all about new cars, extra models and an ever-closer a...

PLDB Future Models - LA & Guangzhou shows insights

With Europe's big motor shows of 2014 now gone, it's now time for California (LA, first press day today, November 18) and southern China (Gu...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Fiat brand head, Olivier Francois 17 Nov 2014

Chris Wright

Fiat's 500 family could be the template for future C or D segment models, Fiat global brand chief Olivier Francois has hinted in an interview with just-auto.


INTERVIEW: Peugeot CEO Maxim Picat (Part 2) 10 Oct 2014

Glenn Brooks

In the second and final part of an interview with Maxim Picat, the head of Peugeot explains why the brand cannot launch a low-cost model, and details plans for new energy cars.

Latest News

Toyota reveals next-gen integrated safety tech 27 Nov 14

Dave Leggett

Toyota has revealed some of the smart new technologies and systems it will be featuring in future models from 2015 to make driving safer. It says that these have been designed from the start to work together to help cut the number of road accidents.


US: Alcoa rises on news of aluminium Lexus models 26 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

The share price of Alcoa Inc has risen by 2% in New York after a report that Toyota is planning aluminium body panels for a new generation of Lexus models.


INDIA: Datsun horror inspires national crash tests 26 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

A minimum national standard for vehicle occupant protection is being proposed for India. This follows the recent negative publicity for Nissan after footage of a Datsun Go being crashed went viral.


UK: Bentley BY716 SUV to be called 'Bentayga' 26 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

De Telegraaf is claiming it has information which reveals the name of the big SUV that Bentley is due to begin selling in 2016.


DETROIT 2015 DEBUTS: Nissan Titan video preview 26 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

Nissan North America has announced the first in a series of short films which show elements of its next big pick-up. The 2016 Titan will be revealed at the NAIAS in mid-January.


SOUTH KOREA: SsangYong X100 to be called 'Tivoli' 25 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

Having been previewed by multiple concepts in recent years, the production version of SsangYong's small SUV has been announced. The Tivoli will be launched worldwide from early 2015.

Latest blogs

AvtoVAZ concession to heat-seeking cats 12 Nov 14

Dave Leggett

Russia is a tough environment for car companies. Right now, weak demand and possible future overcapacity for some of the big joint venture OEMs is a concern. And the depreciation of the rouble and associated uncertainties is a sizeable worry, also.


What would a new Fiat 600 look like? 11 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

This man has imagined a new look for the famous little Fiat as a way of celebrating its 60th birthday.

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