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VEHICLE ANALYSIS: MY2015 Range Rover Hybrid

It’s 120kg heavier than its equivalent SDV6 variants, yet averages 30+mpg in the real world with 26% fewer emissions of CO2. It will glide i...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Hobnobbing with the A-listers

A highlight for the Z-list 'trade site' peasant this week was - courtesy of right place, right time - to sup down at the A-listers' table on...

Volvo UK specs up seven seat XC90 redesign

Volvo's UK unit is keeping one card up its sleeve when it launches the redesigned XC90 SUV starting in June....

ANALYSIS: Suzuki's new brand flagship - Vitara

As a car brand, Suzuki is not one of the big beasts of the auto industry. It's something of a niche player but is now planning to cement its...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Carl Bayliss, head of Infiniti UK 5 Feb 2015

Glenn Brooks

Carl Bayliss recently returned to his homeland after a decade in Hong Kong. He is the new country manager for Infiniti UK, responsible for all business activities including Sales, Marketing and Network Development.


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.

Latest News

Renault Nissan India to launch global car platform 5 Mar 15

Graeme Roberts

The Renault Nissan Alliance plans to launch a global car platform in India.


Auto companies need better future product intel 4 Mar 15

Calum MacRae

Some 84% of automotive companies say that information on future car models is important to their company's strategy, yet only 39% claim to have a detailed, written-down forecast, according to a new survey for PLDB, the auto model database from industry analysts just-auto.


GENEVA: SsangYong eyes return to profit 4 Mar 15

Dave Leggett

Lee Yoo-il, CEO of Ssangyong Motors, has told just-auto that he expects the Mahindra-owned company to return to profitability "maybe next year" as output and sales continue to rise.


Daimler launches new Merc van in US 4 Mar 15

Graeme Roberts

Daimler's new Mercedes-Benz Metris is a version of the Vito van adapted for the US market. Van and Tourer (passenger) sales begin in September.


GENEVA: Fiat Chrysler names new car 124 Spider 4 Mar 15

Graeme Roberts

Fiat Chrysler has confirmed that its new roadster developed with Mazda will be named the 124 Spider.


Volvo to launch three cylinder S60L T3 in Q2 2015 4 Mar 15

Graeme Roberts

Volvo plans to launch its S60L T3 in China in the second quarter of 2015 at a starting price of CNY220,000 (US$35,661). The new version's 1.5-litre turbocharged three cylinder petrol engine will produce 180hp of power and 265nm of torque.

Latest blogs

Geneva bound, via Monaco and Grenoble 2 Mar 15

Dave Leggett

This was the scene in Monaco yesterday morning as a group of UK journalists set out on a drive to Geneva from Monaco in some old and new Vauxhall cars.


An Opel mule surfaces Stateside 10 Feb 15

Graeme Roberts

If you live in North America and want to buy an Opel, you head for your friendly Buick corner store and drive home in a shiny new Regal built in Canada, though launch models a few years back actually were shipped over from Germany.

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