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 motor show world debut list - BJA Renault Clio

18 Jan 2019 | Glenn Brooks

Global debuts for the 2019 Geneva motor show are listed below. The latest addition to just-auto's roster of world premieres is the production version of Groupe Renault's BJA project: the new Clio.


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.


GENEVA SHOW - ACEA defends international trade benefits

6 Mar 2018 | Dave Leggett

The European automotive OEMs' trade association, ACEA, has used the Geneva Show to offer a stout defence of international trade in the automotive industry.


GENEVA SHOW - Renault launches new petrol engine developed with Daimler

6 Mar 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Renault launched a new 1.3 litre, direct injection turbocharged petrol engine, co-developed by the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance and Daimler at the Geneva show.


GENEVA INTERVIEW - Kia Motors Europe's Michael Cole

6 Mar 2018 | Chris Wright

Kia Motors Europe is cautiously optimistic that it can break through the 500,000 sales barrier this year with numbers already running 6% ahead of last year which ended with 472,000 sales.


GENEVA INTERVIEW - FCA's Sergio Marchionne

6 Mar 2018 | Chris Wright

Fiat Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne is never short of a few words for the press, in an hour long round table in Geneva he covered a multitude of bases from the performance of the brands, steel tariffs in the US, the Chinese, diesel engines, new technologies and even his own plans once he steps down from his role.


GENEVA SHOW - Aston Martin presents future for ZEV Lagondas

6 Mar 2018 | Dave Leggett

Aston Martin has presented its Lagonda Vision Concept, which it says heralds the beginning of a new range of emission-free luxury vehicles under the Lagonda brand. Production is planned to start in 2021.


GENEVA SHOW - Honda confirms Urban EV for Europe in 2019

6 Mar 2018 | Dave Leggett

Honda has said that it will open order books for a production version of it retro-styled 'Urban EV Concept' electric vehicle from early 2019, with sales planned in Europe by the end of that year.


GENEVA SHOW - Diesel hardware retrofits not way forward - VDA

6 Mar 2018 | Dave Leggett

Bernhard Mattes, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), has reiterated that the German auto industry prefers software updates to hardware retrofits of emission control technologies, as a way to clean up diesel emissions and improve air quality.



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