All articles by David Leggett

Just Auto’s Editor since 2000. Past positions include head of automotive forecasting at the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), forecast analyst at IHS Markit and senior economist at the UK’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

David Leggett


Baidu first in China to offer driverless airport rides

Baidu has launched its Apollo Go driverless rides at Wuhan’s airport

Hozon nets CNY7bn in pre-IPO fundraising round

Chinese EV maker Hozon secures more funding

UK car production surges 31% in July

As supply shortages ease, UK car production surges versus year-ago levels

Signals: IS Dongseo to acquire Slovakian EV battery recycler BTS

Acquisition of BTS will give IS Dongseo a strong foothold in the emerging European battery recycling sector

PHINIA eyes future after BorgWarner spin-off

In July, BorgWarner completed the spin-off of its Fuel Systems and Aftermarket segments when PHINIA debuted on the NYSE

As auto industry rebounds, EVs look set to drag profits down

For years to come, EVs will come with heavy investment and lower scale than ICE vehicles

Polestar and Mobileye working on next gen AV tech

First deliveries iof Polestar 4 in China are expected before the end of 2023

Geneva heads to Doha

Geneva Motor Show organisers puff up Doha for now, but GIMS planned to be back in Geneva in 2024