All articles by David Leggett

Just Auto’s Editor since 2000. Past positions include head of automotive forecasting at the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), forecast analyst at IHS Markit and senior economist at the UK’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

David Leggett


Suzuki signs autonomous tech agreement with Applied EV

Suzuki signs MoU with Australian tech company, Applied EV, for e-AV platform

Valeo announces ‘major contracts’ for its latest LiDAR system

There are two ADAS contract wins for Valeo – one in the US (robotaxis) and one in Asia

Faraday Future starts production of FF 91

Long-delayed start of production for the California-based electric car start-up

European Investment Bank in talks with Volta Trucks for €40 million funding

Venture debt funding to support Volta Trucks’ Truck as a Service growth plan

UK car output up 13.1% in February

UK output up for both home and overseas markets but exports drive overall uplift

Tesla and BYD battle for BEV market leadership

Rapidly expanding global BEV market being fought over by BYD and Tesla

Volkswagen Group restructures Sustainability unit

Dirk Voeste to head up the Volkswagen Group’s Sustainability unit from next month

Continental and HERE partner with Iveco

HERE and Iveco hope to increase safety and fuel-saving functions in commercial vehicles

EU approves zero CO2 emissions for new cars and vans from 2035

The decision from EU lawmakers was expected, but there is controversy over an e-fuels opt-out lobbied for by Germany

Daimler Truck collaborates with Siemens for digital engineering platform

Next generation product development and lifecycle management platform to replace Daimler AG legacy systems