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BMW and Mobileye working on crowd sourcing sensor

BMW Group and Mobileye have announced they have signed an agreement to crowd source data for high definition maps that will be needed for autonomous...

Ficosa joins 5G Automotive Association

Spanish Tier 1 automotive supplier Ficosa says it has become the first Spanish company to join the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA).

Toyota introduces new exhaust purifying catalyst

Toyota has announced the commercial availability of a new, smaller catalyst that it says uses 20% less precious metal in approximately 20% less...

BMW in UK faces pension row dispute

A dispute over changes to worker pensions at BMW in the UK - potentially affecting workers at its MINI and Rolls-Royce assembly plants - has yet to be...

Geneva show debuts list - Range Rover Velar

Land Rover has announced the Range Rover Velar, Aston Martin will reveal the Vanquish S and Dacia will premiere a Stepway version of the Logan MCV at...

Thyssenkrup sells CSA to Ternium for EUR1.5bn

Thyssenkrupp has reached agreement with Ternium on the sale of the CSA Siderúrgica do Atlântico (CSA) steel plant in Brazil to Ternium for a purchase...

ZF/Porsche develop modular hybrid transmission kit

With an all-new 8-speed dual clutch transmission (8DT) as a basis, ZF and Porsche say they have collaborated to develop a modular hybrid transmission...

UK MP hails Tata Steel investment ahead of Brexit

Tata Steel's decision to plough GBP4m (US$5m) into a new tailor welded blanks line at its Wednesfield plant in the UK's West Midlands region, has been hailed by its local Member of Parliament as "reassuring."

Unite urges UK Prime Minister to support Vauxhall jobs

British labour body, Unite, is urging the UK government to match any political or financial commitment made by Berlin or...

Mercedes confirms Russia car plant

Mercedes-Benz is to create a new plant to make cars in the Moscow Region of Russia from 2019.

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PSA-Opel/Vauxhall deal raises Brexit concerns - COMMENT

We could see a framework deal for Peugeot's acquisition of GM's Opel/Vauxhall operations by the end of this week. The two are clearly at an advanced stage in the discussions and are reportedly at the point of putting a value on the deal.

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With PSA in frame, FCA-GM merger still makes no sense

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