Global Auto Show Coverage

Global Auto Show Coverage

just-auto’s round-up of auto shows from around the world, featuring car launches, motor show debuts, concept cars and controversy.


Management briefing - Frankfurt motor show overview

18 Sep 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Did Mercedes-AMG win the battle of the clicks for news coverage from the 2017 Frankfurt IAA? The Project ONE hypercar was certainly one of the highlights - when did we last see an F1 engine in a road car? In the world of important new production cars, the VW T-Roc and Polo were the stand outs, while for futuristic prototypes, Audi was surely the winner with its Aicon concept.


Volkswagen finally enters Qashqai segment with T-Roc

23 Aug 2017 | Glenn Brooks

When the new Golf-sized T-Roc crossover enters production in a few months' time, it will be eleven years since Nissan defined and began its domination of a new vehicle class with the Qashqai. This is just the first of multiple additional Volkswagens too - Europe's most successful brand is finally fully embracing crossovers and SUVs.


Ferrari Portofino will replace California T

23 Aug 2017 | Glenn Brooks

The successor for what started life in 2008 as the F149 California before changing names to California T in 2014 has been named. The new Ferrari Portofino is a 2+2 coupé-convertible, powered by a 441kW (600cv) turbocharged V8.


Future model blitz from BMW for Frankfurt IAA

12 May 2017 | Glenn Brooks

A BMW insider has confirmed to just-auto that the company will use the showcase of the Frankfurt IAA in September to commence its fightback against Mercedes-Benz and Audi. There will be "multiple" world premieres and that will include the M5 and X2 as well as a concept version of the X7.


2017 Geneva motor show - world debuts list

8 Mar 2017 | Glenn Brooks

All the world premieres from the 2017 Geneva motor show are listed below. The most important models this year were the Range Rover Velar, Kia Picanto, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, Opel Crossland X & Insignia, Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, SEAT Ibiza, Subaru XV, Volkswagen Arteon and Volvo XC60.


Brussels motor show - Jaguar F-TYPE & Skoda Octavia debuts

13 Jan 2017 | Glenn Brooks

The 2017 Brussels motor show has taken place, with the facelifted Jaguar F-TYPE the main debutante.


2017 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

11 Jan 2017 | Glenn Brooks

All the world premieres from the 2017 North American International Auto Show are listed below. The most important models this year were of course the ninth generation Toyota Camry, which will also be the first vehicle using the (TN)GA-K architecture to be manufactured in the US; and the updated Ford F-150 which gains fresh engines, including a diesel.


2016 Paris motor show - premieres list

30 Sep 2016 | Glenn Brooks

The Audi Q5, Citroën C3, Hyundai i30, Kia Rio, Land Rover Discovery, Nissan Micra, Peugeots 3008 & 5008, Porsche Panamera, Renault Alaskan and Škoda Kodiaq were the most important production models at the 2016 Paris motor show. As for design studies and prototypes, the BMW Concept X2, Generation EQ SUV from Daimler, Lexus UX, Renault Trezor and Volkswagen I.D. were the main show stoppers. Surprisingly, the BMW 5 Series, Infiniti QX50 and a mid-life facelift for the VW Golf did not appear.


2016 Geneva show - world premieres list

2 Mar 2016 | Glenn Brooks

The Audi Q2, Toyota C-HR, Hyundai Ioniq, Maserati Levante, Renault Scenic, SEAT Ateca and Volvo V90 were arguably the most important cars to have had their world premieres at this year's Geneva motor show.


2015 TOKYO SHOW: World premieres

29 Oct 2015 | Glenn Brooks

A list of world premieres at the 2015 Tokyo motor show appears below.


TOKYO SHOW: Lexus reveals fuel cell LF-FC prototype

28 Oct 2015 | Glenn Brooks

The Lexus LF-FC, a 5.3m long concept, has been revealed at the Tokyo show. It not only provides a preview of the next long-wheelbase Lexus LS but a potential hydrogen-fuelled variant for later in the decade.


2015 FRANKFURT IAA MOTOR SHOW: World debuts

17 Sep 2015 | Glenn Brooks

Various world premieres were announced at the 2015 IAA Cars in Frankfurt am Main and we continued to update just-auto's global debuts list. Media preview days were 15 & 16 September.


2015 DETROIT SHOW: World premieres

14 Jan 2015 | Glenn Brooks

Various world premieres were announced at the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) and we continued to update just-auto's global debuts list. Media preview days were 12 & 13 January.


DETROIT DEBUTS: Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupé teased

28 Nov 2014 | Glenn Brooks

With no fanfare whatsoever, Mercedes-Benz has slipped a partial image of a forthcoming BMW X6 rival onto its media website.


DETROIT 2015 DEBUTS: Nissan Titan video preview

26 Nov 2014 | Glenn Brooks

Nissan North America has announced the first in a series of short films which show elements of its next big pick-up. The 2016 Titan will be revealed at the NAIAS in mid-January.



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