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


Volkswagen agrees pay deal with IG Metall        

VW does wage deal with Germany’s largest labour union

Europe’s EV platform strategy: flexible, focused, or both!

The sale of ICE LVs will be prohibited in Europe from 2035, so automakers are forming strategies to best navigate the transition to BEVs.

Mitsubishi Motors JV starts sales of new Outlander in China

GAC Mitsubishi JV starts sales and production of new Outlander in China

VinFast receives big order from Autonomy

US electric subscription company Autonomy puts in big order to VinFast

Lear acquires ‘Industry 4.0’ specialist InTouch Automation

Lear hopes the acquisition will boost efforts to automate the testing and validation of components and finished seats

GM gets EV supply chain boost on nickel deal with Vale

Long-term nickel sulphate supply agreement will boost GM’s EV supply chain in NA

Jaguar Land Rover looking for tech workers

JLR is targeting displaced tech workers for digital roles

Honda to launch new ZR-V SUV in Japan in April

Honda claims vehicle’s lowered body provides the SUV with more sedan-like driving position and handling

Malaysia vehicle sales fall in October

Malaysia’s market has already returned to pre-pandemic levels

Mobis develops gesture recognition digital display

Mobis system allows user to select frequently-used menus effortlessly