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ANALYSIS - is the future for Jaguar electric?

15 Aug 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Once in danger of going the same way as Saab or Lancia, Jaguar has been brought back to life via massive infusions of cash, intelligently sp...


Future models, waistlines, diesel deals - the week

11 Aug 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Our 'future models' analysis is always popular and, this week, we put Land Rover and Range Rover SUVs for the 2020s - not that far away - un...


How 900Nm and 48V make the Audi SQ7 TDI epic

11 Aug 2017 | Glenn Brooks

In the words of a friend who owns a Golf GTD and is a long time fan of multiple Volkswagen Group models, driving the Audi SQ7 would have to...


ANALYSIS - Land Rover future models out to 2030

9 Aug 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Land Rover is both the vehicle volume and profits powerhouse of not only JLR but Tata Motors Limited too. Thanks to a spark of genius which...


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User experience in the connected car

8 Aug 2017 | Matthew Beecham

With continuously improving connectivity in the car as we move towards autonomous vehicles, experts are predicting fast and vast improvements in the user experience (discuss). Continuing just-auto/QUBE's series of interviews with suppliers, we caught up with Harman’s head of advanced engineering and user experience, Rashmi Rao to learn about the possibilities and how car occupants will benefit.


DSD on the transmission engineering landscape

20 Jul 2017 | Matthew Beecham

Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews with suppliers, we spoke to Alex Tylee-Birdsall, co-founder and director of Drive System Design, about how the transmissions market is undergoing a period of change.

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Autoliv/Seeing Machines to develop nextgen DMS

17 Aug 2017 | Simon Warburton

Autoliv is to collaborate with Seeing Machines to develop next generation driver monitoring systems (DMS) for autonomous vehicles.


Vauxhall expands passenger carrying Vivaro range

17 Aug 2017 | Graeme Roberts

PSA Group's Vauxhall has announced two new up level, passenger carrying Vivaro van variants which make their debut at the Frankfurt show next month: the Tourer Elite and Combi Plus.


Chery to launch new brand, SUV, at Frankfurt

16 Aug 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Chery Automobile said it would start sales of passenger cars in Europe within the next few years under a new brand.


Honda Europe revises 1.6 diesel for Civic

16 Aug 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Honda Motor Europe has announced a comprehensively revised 120PS 1.6 litre i-DTEC diesel engine for its Civic range from March 2018, tested under new real world procedures.


FCA to join BMW, Intel and Mobileye on autonomous

16 Aug 2017 | Graeme Roberts

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing an autonomous driving platform for global deployment.


IAA world debuts - Chery M31T prototype

16 Aug 2017 | Glenn Brooks

The IAA might be missing Alfa Romeo, DS, Fiat, Jeep, Infiniti, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot and Volvo, but one new brand will be making an appearance: Chery Auto will reveal an SUV prototype.


Deutsche Post and Ford show off e-van

16 Aug 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Deutsche Post DHL Group and Ford presented the first of their jointly produced electric delivery van – or e-van – today in Cologne, Germany.


Continental and Kordsa team on new adhesion

16 Aug 2017 | Simon Warburton

Continental and textile supplier for the tyre industry, Kordsa, are working together on a new adhesion system standard for bonding reinforcing materials to rubber based compounds.


Ford Europe sales down 4.8% in July 2017

15 Aug 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Ford Europe sold 99,900 total vehicles in July, down 4.8% year over year, but year to date total sales of 845,300 were up 2.6% for the best first seven months of the year since 2009 in the traditional Euro 20 markets.


Now even Merkel sees an end to diesel

14 Aug 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Even Germany's chancellor had admitted diesel's days are numbered.



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