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ANALYSIS - Volkswagen Polo GTI+

17 Jul 2019 | Glenn Brooks

Volkswagen keeps coming up with ways to make certain sports models even more desirable and of course, even more profitable. For those who wi...

Under the skin of the new Mini Electric

15 Jul 2019 | Mike Vousden

We take an in-depth look at the new Mini Electric, due in March 2020....

JLR engines boss on new Ingenium straight six

15 Jul 2019 | Glenn Brooks

Land Rover's progress remains uneven. Worldwide, sales fell by 10.1 per cent last month yet in Britain the brand enjoyed a record June even...

Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Cupra concept

15 Jul 2019 | Glenn Brooks

SEAT's Cupra division has confirmed a world premiere for the Frankfurt motor show in September....

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Interview part 1: Sernauto CEO José Portilla

17 Jul 2019 | Simon Warburton

Spanish suppliers association CEO, José Portilla has had many years experience in manufacturing sectors such as steel and automotive, while he is now CEO of Spanish suppliers association, Sernauto. Simon Warburton caught up with him as Spain looks to address the twin challenges of slowing global demand and the transition to new mobility.

Hydrogen storage fuels innovation - Q&A with Magna Steyr

15 Jul 2019 | Matthew Beecham

Magna Steyr is a global, brand-independent engineering and manufacturing partner to automakers, offering solutions for a range of services with development and assembly strategies. Its product expertise includes fuel tanks and systems. To learn more about this part of the business, we spoke to Jean-Luc Bichler, Vice President, Magna Steyr Fuel Systems and Martin Seiner, Director, Sales, Magna Steyr Fuel Systems.

Latest news

Lotus launches electric hypercar

17 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

As noted in our recent analyst forecast of future Proton and Lotus models, the English company has now launched its electric hypercar, called Evija ('ev-eye-a'), co-developed by Lotus and Williams Advanced Engineering.

Spain "hungry" for new government - Sernauto CEO

17 Jul 2019 | Simon Warburton

Spain's automotive supplier association (Sernauto) says it is "hungry" for a new government to be formed in Madrid as long-running political horse-trading raises the prospect of a further general election later this year.

Jaguar's Callum resurfaces at - Callum

17 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Those who wondered what former Jaguar design director Ian Callum might do after ending his 20-year career with the automaker on 1 July need wonder no more.

Lubricants supplier remarkably frank about software slip-up

17 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

It has to be the frankest statement we at just-auto have seen from a company in a long time: "The introduction of new company software in January has turned Liqui Moly into a permanent building site."

HBPO to build new front-end module plant in Germany

17 Jul 2019 | Dave Leggett

Next year, HBPO will start its series production of front-end modules (FEM) in Saarland: from September 2020 onwards, the planned location of HBPO Saarland in Kleinblittersdorf will be supplying Daimler, 25 km away.

Vibracoustic opens Germany material development centre

17 Jul 2019 | Simon Warburton

Vibracoustic has opened its new Material Development Centre in Weinheim, Germany, with 25 material staff supporting new prototype compounds and conducting testing in the 2,200 square metre facility.

UK gov gives JLR GBP500m loan guarantee for EVs

16 Jul 2019 | Dave Leggett

UK prime minister Theresa May has signed off a GBP500m loan guarantee to help Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover build electric cars in Britain.

ZF introduces electric two speed drive for passenger cars

16 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Soon after announcing a second huge order for eight-speed automatics plus a 'hybridised' eight-speed automatic for 2022, ZF has launched an electric two speed drive for passenger cars.

Spain to attract CASE business - acting Industry Minister

16 Jul 2019 | Simon Warburton

Spain's acting Industry Minister says she wants the country to become a platform to attract companies involved in CASE technologies as the industry transits from conventional fuel burn to cleaner propulsion alternatives

Recaro overhauls production transport system

16 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Recaro said it would be first manufacturer worldwide to use the Montrac intelligent rail and shuttle transport system for seat production.

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