Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard is determined to get the carmaker’s alliance with Japan’s Nissan back on track next year, he said, adding other matters such as a potential tie-up with Fiat Chrysler were less of a priority.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
Nissan chief executive Hiroto Saikawa will step down because of a scandal involving inflated stock-linked bonuses, thus deepening the turmoil that has enveloped the Japanese carmaker since the arrest of former chairman Carlos Ghosn.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
Fiat Chrysler is a “house of brands” and that ensures it will be one of the few traditional carmakers to survive the disruption the auto industry is facing from the rise of electric and self-driving cars, according to chief executive officer Mike Manley.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Luca de Meo is not necessarily a man many people in this part of the world have heard of or know anything about. But, as president of Seat since 2015, the Milan-born 53-year-old is one of the more interesting automotive bosses around and he is also a gentleman whose stock is rising considerably right now.
Sat, 05 May, 2018
Time was when the micro-mini segment was populated with cars which between them were equipped with little more technology as could be seen on, say, a wheelbarrow. Dodgy plastics, terrible seats, appalling designs, poor chassis, and absolutely no kit was the order of the day.
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
Fiat Chrysler will join an alliance led by BMW to develop self-driving cars, intensifying a race by carmakers and technology companies to develop ‘robotaxis’ which can be called up via smartphone and paid for by the minute.
Thu, 17 Aug, 2017
The Fiat 500L is a car we’re pretty familiar with by now. Take one regular 500, pump it full of growth hormones and what you’re left with is the 500L — a far more practical take on the hugely popular little supermini.
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
CITROËN has always — well, nearly always — been a paragon of style and virtuosity when it comes to the design of their cars and the classics the company has come up with down the years are far too numerous to go through in the limited amount of space we have available.
Sat, 11 Mar, 2017
Having spent years making popular, if dull, versions of their Micra supermini, which were sometimes pretty but rarely exciting to drive, Nissan has upped the ante which the latest version of the car which will go on sale here in April.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2017
Tue, 20 Dec, 2016