Geneva Motor Show

Geneva Motor Show

just-auto reports from the Geneva Motor Show, including concept cars and auto show debuts, manufacturer news and the most anticipated car launches.

Geneva show cancelled for second year

29 Jun 2020 | Glenn Brooks

Switzerland's largest public event has been cancelled for the second year in succession, with the next Geneva International Motor Show pencilled in for 2022.

2020 Geneva motor show - all the digital debuts

3 Mar 2020 | Glenn Brooks

The cancellation of the Geneva motor show meant that most vehicles which would have been world debuts were instead revealed via online premieres. Concepts, prototypes and production models originally due to have their public premieres are listed below.

Management briefing - 2020 Geneva motor no-show

25 Feb 2020 | Glenn Brooks

This year's Geneva Salon will be remembered as being cancelled due to the coronavirus. What would we have seen? There was no stand-out star, although there were to be many important prototypes and production models making their world debuts. Please note that our preview was written before cancellation.

Koenigsegg Jesko has 1,500Nm and eight clutches

8 Mar 2019 | Glenn Brooks

The Jesko, a so-called 'megacar' revealed by Koenigsegg at the Geneva motor show, has a self-developed transmission which can cope with 1,500Nm of torque.

Management briefing - 2019 Geneva motor show overview

6 Mar 2019 | Glenn Brooks

There were more surprises at this year's Geneva motor show than has been the case with previous events. For brands such as Alfa Romeo and Fiat, that worked a treat with the Tonale and Centoventi concepts having a high level of media coverage. We also learned a great deal about these and other makes' future vehicle plans, highlights of which are noted below.

2019 Geneva motor show world debuts list

6 Mar 2019 | Glenn Brooks

Concepts, prototypes and production models which were world premieres at the 2019 Geneva motor show are discussed below.

Management briefing - 2019 Geneva motor show preview

27 Feb 2019 | Glenn Brooks

Volkswagen won't be revealing the Mark VIII Golf at this week's Geneva motor show, which is great news for Renault, which can garner much publicity for the new edition of Europe's second best selling vehicle.

C300 SsangYong Korando shown ahead of Geneva

18 Feb 2019 | Glenn Brooks

The production version of the C300 project - the next Korando - has been revealed in South Korea. The public world premiere will be at next month's Geneva motor show.

GENEVA INTERVIEW - Nissan Europe SVP of sales and marketing Ken Ramirez

12 Mar 2018 | Mike Vousden

Ken Ramirez is Nissan Europe's recently appointed senior vice president sales and marketing. We caught up with him at the 2018 Geneva show to talk about the cars on display and the brand's plans for an electrified future.

GENEVA SHOW - Flying car maker goes back to the future

8 Mar 2018 | Chris Wright

As far back as the 1960s motor show visitors were given visions for the future with pictures and posters of carefree couples buzzing around cities in their flying cars.

GENEVA INTERVIEW - Cupra strategy director Antonino Labate

7 Mar 2018 | Mike Vousden

We caught up with Antonino Labate, director of strategy, business development and operations at Cupra, Seat's newly spun off performance-minded sister brand. He discusses the genesis of the brand, the thinking behind launching with an SUV and how Cupra could develop in the future.

GENEVA SHOW - Changes are a'coming

7 Mar 2018 | Mike Vousden

The Geneva show has traditionally been seen as the European motoring industry's foremost new car showcase. While the 2018 event is similar to previous years – the rotating car platforms and strobe-lit press conferences remain – there's a growing sense that great changes are afoot. As Ken Ramirez, Nissan's head of sales and marketing observed – the kinds of questions being asked now simply didn't exist 10 years ago.

GENEVA SHOW - Ssangyong plans electric offroader

7 Mar 2018 | Chris Wright

South Korean brand Ssangyong is upping its game with the launch of a vastly improved and more sophisticated Rexton SUV and will make a technology leap in two years time with the launch of an all electric, fully off road capable model based on the Korando.

GENEVA SHOW - Volvo Cars' Chinese Polestar plant on schedule

7 Mar 2018 | Chris Wright

Polestar, Volvo Cars’ new electric  performance brand, is on track to have its first plant up and running in Chengdu, China, by the middle of next year with initial plans to make 500 models annually.

2018 GENEVA SHOW - World premieres list

7 Mar 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the Geneva motor show are named below.

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