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


Great Wall launches first locally assembled model in Pakistan

Great Wall (GWM) now assembles Haval H6 HEV in Pakistan

UK business lease enquiries shoot up for EVs in Q3

More than half of business lease enquiries in Britain were on electrified vehicles in Q3

BorgWarner to build battery systems in Brazil

New facility will manufacture battery systems adaptable to any vehicle

All quiet on the COP27 front

Automotive industry presence at COP27 seemed thin

Ficosa India engineering centre to increase workforce by a fifth

Ficosa’s Indian tech hub plans to increase its workforce by 18% in 2023

Mercedes to offer OTA acceleration upgrade for EQS as part of subscription

The move towards offering additional hardware-based features through subscriptions will be highly controversial

UK car production output returned to growth in October

UK car manufacturing output rose 7.4% in October

Continental claims advances on EV brakes

Continental claims new ‘Green Caliper’ for disc brakes on EVs saves significant weight

US industry inventory improves to lift forecast November sales

Supply shortages are unwinding in the US as demand concerns rise