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ANALYSIS: Hyundai axes Veloster, goes after Toyota

It’s not often that a vehicle is killed off just days after just-auto drives it. The lack of a diesel engine did for the Hyundai Veloster in...

ANALYSIS: Future models for North America - Part 2

Part one of this two-part series concerned the major models the Detroit Three vehicle makers have up their sleeves for 2015. Now we take a l...

Review of 2014 (1)

It's still 2014, but not for much longer. In the global automotive business, plenty happened in 2014. Seasoned observer Dave Leggett offers...

ANALYSIS: Future models for North America - Part 1

The NAIAS in mid-January will mark the official start to the next wave of vehicle launches in the US. So what are the major OEMs readying fo...

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

GENEVA 2015 DEBUTS: Lotus Evora facelift 19 Dec 14

Glenn Brooks

It might not be taking place until March, but the first cars to be making their global debuts at the next Geneva motor show have been announced.


New York Taxi of Tomorrow programme starts in Apri 19 Dec 14

Graeme Roberts

New York City’s Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) has set 20 April, 2015, as the start date for the Taxi of Tomorrow programme which calls for most retiring taxis to be replaced with the Nissan NV200 and will significantly increase the number of wheelchair accessible taxis in the fleet.


Hyundai redesigns Sonata hybrid 17 Dec 14

Graeme Roberts

Hyundai has launched its redesigned Sonata Hybrid with "unique hybrid design" styling changes, new safety and convenience features and an upgraded powertrain that delivers claimed class-leading fuel economy of 18.2km/litre.


DETROIT 2015 DEBUTS: Cadillac CTS-V & Lexus GS F 17 Dec 14

Glenn Brooks

Various world premieres for the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) have been announced, and others will follow. Ongoing updates are being made to the list ahead of the 12 & 13 January media preview days.


Renault India to launch two new models in 2015 15 Dec 14

Graeme Roberts

Renault plans to launch two new models in India in 2015, a local report said.


Russia’s GAZ Group starts sales in Georgia 15 Dec 14

Graeme Roberts

GAZ Group, part of Russia’s largest diversified industrial group Basic Element, announced the start of GAZ vehicles sales, including the GAZelle Next and GAZon Next, in Georgia.

Latest blogs

Four years with a Voltwagen 2 Dec 14

Graeme Roberts

This is one of the more interesting long-term tests I've read in a while as a former sell-side analyst turned technology and auto reviewer in the US reports on four years of life with General Motors' Chevrolet Volt - aka the Opel/Vauxhall Ampera.


Watch Volvo's next XC90 get rolled, and rolled 28 Nov 14

Glenn Brooks

We all remember that video of the outgoing XC90 being rolled SEVEN times and no crushing of the roof. To me, it's been the gold standard of safe cars ever since.

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