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Valmet on recruitment drive

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Toyota to announce Thai investment

Toyota is expected to announce a major investment in its Thai passenger car business next month, according to local reports citing the country’s...

China’s Liebao Automobile mulls plant in SE Asia

China’s Hunan Liebao Automobile Company plans to invest in a new vehicle assembly facility in south-east Asia as part of a broader plan to expand its...

Valmet on recruitment drive

Valmet Automotive has begun its recruitment drive to meet additional workload requirements prompted by a new manufacturing agreement with Mercedes...

UK supplier put in administration

A UK automotive pressings supplier, employing around 350 people in Coventry, reportedly has been put into administration.

Ford Mustang exports boost global sales lead

Ford claims its Mustang has been the best-selling sports car in the US over the last 50 years, and now, thanks to exports, is the most popular sports...

Ford plans autumn PHEV van trial in London

The first fleets participating in the Ford Transit plug-in hybrid van (PHEV) London trial, starting this autumn, have been confirmed.

Mercedes-Benz expands car sharing services

Four months after the launch of a successful pilot phase in Munich, Mercedes-Benz's private car sharing platform is now gradually being rolled out in...

Chinese premium demand fuels leather rise - Yanfeng

Interiors specialist Yanfeng, says rising demand for premium cars in China will fuel demand both for its products and the automotive leather segment.

Mitsubishi inaugurates new plant in Indonesia

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has inaugurated a new manufacturing plant in Indonesia that will employ 3,000...

Bosch looks to EUR1bn savings using Industry 4.0

Bosch is aiming for EUR1bn (US$1.1bn) in productivity savings using Industry 4.0 manufacturing methods as the concept...

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Tomorrow's winners prepare for change today - COMMENT

How much disruption will the auto industry experience over the next ten years or so? It's a question that many are asking as attempts to sketch out the future of mobility - or, more accurately, urban mobility - gather pace.

ANALYSIS - Diesel and hybrid to come for new Honda Civic

The 2SV series Civic currently being rolled out across European markets is a crucial car for Honda Motor Europe. The...

Autonomous tech creeping in - the week

Autonomous driving will, of course, arrive in stages; there are already defined levels of autonomy and quite a bit of...

ANALYSIS - 2017 Lexus IS 300h

The IS hybrid is one of those cars you don't often see, especially in the UK, which is a pity, as the IS 300h deserves...

ANALYSIS - Nissan future models part 1

This is the first of two features which looks at the future models of the Nissan brand. Here, the focus is on cars, from Kei-class to Luxury, along with the 370Z/Fairlady Z and GT-R sports cars. The final part in the Nissan Motor Company series will examine Nissan brand crossovers, SUVs, MPVs, pick-ups, Hybrids, EVs and PHEVs.

ANALYSIS - 2017 Audi A5 Coupé 2.0 TDI

SUVs and crossovers might be stealing sales from many two-door cars but that doesn't mean premium-priced models are...

Daimler suggests a good Q1 result - the week

'Early doors' - to borrow a phrase from our editor - for me ahead of the Easter break hence an earlier than usual look...

Interior design and technology - Volvo V60

Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look inside Volvo’s...

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Where next for PSA Group? Future model strategy revealed

We take a forensic look at PSA Group brands and future new model strategy

2017 Russia Automotive Forum

As the Russian automotive market and industry eyes a slow recovery, the industry gathered at the annual Russia...

Geneva Motor Show 2017

March brings the annual Geneva Motor Show. A showcase for new models and concepts aimed at Europe, the industry's top...

PSA to acquire Opel/Vauxhall from GM

General Motors' loss-making European operations under the Opel/Vauxhall brands are to be sold to PSA in an EUR2.2bn...

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Continuing just-auto/QUBE's review of interior design and technology trends, we borrowed a Volkswagen Tiguan to take a...

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2017 Automotive Megatrends and Markets Report

2017 Automotive Megatrends and Markets Report

Published: Feb 2017

This report reviews developments in major automotive global markets - with a particular emphasis on growth opportunities - and also considers the new forces, the ‘megatrends’, that are reshaping personal mobility and the industry that provides that. As well as reviewing major car market developments, we give consideration to the next wave of emerging markets. If China has emerged as by far the world’s largest vehicle market, attention will start to turn to the places that will similarly emerge as major sources of automotive demand in the future.


Automotive Aftermarket Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide_2017

Automotive Aftermarket Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide_2017

Published: Feb 2017

The Emerging 5 Automotive Aftermarket industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2012-16, and forecast to 2021). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.


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