Latest News

Global automotive industry news, data and analysis

Top insights


Jaguar future models

FREE TO READ - Global pandemic recovery briefing

Biometrics in cars – the journey so far

Beijing motor show - the just-auto preview

Latest automotive news


California sets new car ICE ban for 2035

The US State of California’s Governor has said it will require that by 2035, all new cars and passenger trucks sold in California are zero emission...

Tesla German plant faces water issue

Tesla is continuing with plans to build its new factory in Germany and will build battery cells and battery packs at the site in Brandenburg, near...

EVs shine in August Europe sales gloom

August was not a strong month for European new car registrations as volume fell 18% year on year last month, indicating the positive trend seen since...

Renault Samsung to export XM3 to Europe from 2020

South Korea's Renault Samsung Motors announced this week it plans to export its XM3 SUV model to Europe from next year to help lift production volumes...

Hyundai unveils Ioniq cabin concept for future EVs

Hyundai Motor this week unveiled the Ioniq concept cabin, its latest vehicle interior concept developed in partnership with LG Electronics for future...

Geely launches open-source EV architecture

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has announced the launch of its Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA), claimed to be the world’s first open-source...

Beijing to establish cloud based self-driving zone

The Beijing municipal authorities plan to establish a large, cloud based, testing zone for self driving vehicles by the end of 2020 which is seen as...

FREE TO READ - Global pandemic sector recovery briefing

As we enter a recovery phase around the world, we aim to bring you the latest news and intelligence on the speed, nature and shape of the automotive sector's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mahle to shut two Germany factories

Mahle is to close two German factories in Gaildorf (Baden-Württemberg) and Freiberg (Saxony), while adding there will be...

Valeo develops bus/coach air sterilisation system

Valeo has developed what it says is the world's most powerful air sterilisation system for bus and coach cabins.

Subscribe to our newsletters

Get the latest comment, analysis and breaking news first. Sign up for the just-auto newsletter.

Daily News Alert:

see example

Weekly Summary:

see example

Research Updates:

see example

Get the newsletter

We care about your privacy

Yes! I want to hear about automotive industry webinars and relevant offers

Latest automotive insights


Interior design and technology – Kia XCeed

The fourth member of the Kia Ceed family is built at Kia’s production facility in Žilina, Slovakia. Tailored to the tastes of European buyers and representing a sporty alternative to traditional SUVs, the XCeed was conceived at the brand’s design centre in Frankfurt. It bridges the gap between the Ceed and Sportage. Continuing just-auto/AIC’s review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look inside this offering for the crossover utility vehicle (CUV) segment that Kia has squeezed into.

Jaguar future models

The leaping cat brand saw its EU-EFTA-UK sales halve to 24,389 during the year to the end of August. Data for North...

RESEARCH SNAPSHOT – Biometrics in cars

While most of us are accustomed to using our fingerprint to unlock our phones, can biometrics be used to reliably unlock...

ANALYSIS - Skoda Octavia

Twenty years ago this month, a new era began for Škoda as production of the first modern era Octavia began at Mladá...

Beijing motor show - Audi Q5 L facelift

After a delay of five months, AutoChina is set to go ahead this weekend. The latest addition to just-auto.com's list of premieres is a facelift for the long-wheelbase Audi Q5.

Tata Motors future models

Until recently, Tata seemed to be the main victim as the likes of Hyundai, Kia and MG gained ground in a recovering...

Future models and an FTA - the week

Our future models reports continued this week with a look at Honda: Thanks to its sales and production records being...

ANALYSIS - Toyota Corolla Trek Hybrid

Even with a market collapse for several months, Toyota Motor Europe still managed to sell more than 60,000 Corollas...

Hot issues


COVID-19 hits the auto industry

The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is causing disruption in China (especially Hubei province) with knock-on impacts on...

CES 2020

OEMs and Tier 1s announce vehicle and technology innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Our...

PSA and FCA plan to merge

PSA and FCA have jointly published plans for a merger that they say opens a path to the creation of a new group with...

Strike hits General Motors in North America

In the middle of September, some 49,000 UAW members at GM in the US walked out in what is the company's first strike...

Latest interviews


Sit down, we need to talk – Facetime with Nio

While giving instructions in our cars is nothing new, putting questions to the likes of Alexa and Cortana while on the...

INTERVIEW – Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida

Makoto Uchida became president and CEO of Nissan in January 2020, and by May had unveiled his four-year transformation...

SNAPSHOT - Skoda designer discusses Enyaq iV SUV

Karl Neuhold, head of exterior design at Skoda, highlights the upcoming Enyaq IV car's design...

Seven golden rules of supply chain management

Supply chain resilience has been sorely tested by Covid-19. We speak to Professor Richard Wilding,...

Exhausting business – Tenneco hits the right note on the Chevy Corvette

Tenneco is supplying thermal and acoustic management solutions in an exhaust system design for...

Thought leaders


New from just-auto - the just-auto magazine. Read it for free now.

New from just-auto - the just-auto magazine. Read it for free now.

Webinar on-demand: Next Generation Design for the Automotive industry

The automotive industry is changing faster than ever, with electrification, connectivity autonomous driving, and lightweight construction combining to do away with old design...

Webinar - Interiors with Instincts: 3D Imaging Radar for In-Car Sensing

Register for the October 21st webinar now >>>

Research store


Audi AG (NSU) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Audi AG (NSU) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Audi AG (Audi) a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, is an automobile manufacturer. It designs, develops, manufactures, and commercializes premium cars, and motorcycles globally. .. Read more

Published: September 2020 - ($125.00)


Global electric and hybrid light vehicles market - forecasts to 2034

Published: July 2020 - ($1495.00)


Electric Vehicle Batteries - Thematic Research

Published: August 2020 - ($1950.00)

About just-auto

just-auto is the online resource for the automotive industry. Packed with the latest global automotive industry news, analysis and research, just-auto gives automotive industry executives the intelligence they need to do their jobs better. Visitors to just-auto can also buy global automotive industry research from our own market research store.

just-auto's online advertising team also offer opportunities for companies to advertise to our membership of senior decision makers. Join the thousands of automotive executives who stay ahead of trends in the global automotive industry with just-auto.



Forgot your password?