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SsangYong plots 250K pa growth path

ZF boosts profits, reduces TRW-related debt

Ford expanding Canadian R&D

UK triggers Brexit countdown - COMMENT

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Beijing Benz targets China's top premium slot

BAIC Motor Group, with subsidiaries Beijing Brand, Beijing Benz, Beijing Hyundai and Fujian Benz boosted combined 2016 sales 16.4% to 1.929m units.

Toyota and others recall more Takata airbag cars

Toyota and other automakers are recalling around 2.9m vehicles in Japan, China, Oceania and other regions as part of the wider Takata inflator-related...

ZF takes stake in radar specialist

ZF Friedrichshafen announced it had acquired around 45% of the shares in Astyx Communication & Sensors.

2017 Seoul motor show - world debuts list

Hyundai Motor Company and SsangYong Motor were the only two companies which had vehicle world premieres at this year's South Korean motor show.

Connected/autonomous vehicles will improve life

Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) will transform the lives of six out of every 10 people in the UK, according to research by the Society of...

Government eyes autonomous vehicle cluster

The UK government wants to see a 'cluster of excellence' along the London to Birmingham M40 motorway corridor - companies developing technology to...

Fujitsu and VMware expand collaboration

Fujitsu and VMware have announced expanded collaboration to combine the former's OTA reprogramming with the latter's IoT products for more efficient...

SsangYong plots 250K pa growth path

Mahindra-owned SUV specialist SsangYong is shooting for annual capacity of 250,000 units a year by 2022, some 60% higher than its 2016 level of global sales.

Ford expanding Canadian R&D

Ford, with financial help from provincial and federal governments, is expanding Canadian research and development...

ZF boosts profits, reduces TRW-related debt

ZF Friedrichshafen announced on Thursday it had "closed the 2016 fiscal year with a clear rise in profits and a strong...

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UK triggers Brexit countdown - COMMENT

The UK prime minister, Theresa May, has invoked the EU constitution's 'Article 50' which formally begins the two-year process by which the UK exits the EU. Although trade arrangements are not formally included in the UK's exit terms, they are sure to be the subject of intense discussions.

The week - new and future products galore

Our look at future Volvos was the most popular read on just-auto this week, a pleasing result, because I know how much...

ANALYSIS - Volvo XC90 D5 PowerPulse

Volvo continues to tweak and expand the XC90 model line-up. The Drive-E diesel can now be upgraded with a PowerPulse...

ANALYSIS - current and future Datsun vehicles

Future models for the three brands of Nissan Motor are the latest to be explored in just-auto's ongoing series. Datsun...

RESEARCH SNAPSHOT - Review of automotive glazing trends

Continuing just-auto/QUBE's series of research snapshots, this one takes a closer look at some trends in the application of water-repellent coatings, polycarbonate and solar control glazing.

ANALYSIS - future Volvo cars and SUVs

Following on from two recent features concerning future models for the Lynk & Co, Geely and Geely Emgrand brands, now...

BREXIT - UK-EU trade uncertainties cloud outlook

The outlook for the UK's automotive sector after Brexit - the now omnipresent term for the UK's exit from the EU -...

THE WEEK - More Chinese Volvos are a-coming

The Chinese are coming - certainly some of the Volvo models they make over there.

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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...

CES and NAIAS

January gets the new year started with the Consumer Electronics Show - increasingly important in automotive - and...

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Rinspeed’s Oasis concept car interior – Q&A with Stahl

Chemical company Stahl created the funky living room or ‘third living space of the future’ for the Rinspeed Oasis...

BMW's Peter Schwarzenbauer eyes digitalisation with enthusiasm

BMW's Peter Schwarzenbauer likes to joke that his business card "takes five minutes to read" and that his full title -...

Magna Steyr President on a Fuel-Cell Range-Extended Electric Vehicle and investment plans in Slovenia

Magna Steyr is a global, brand-independent engineering and manufacturing partner to automakers,...

Bosch on trends in the fuel injection market

Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews with tier one automotive component suppliers, we...

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Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one automotive component suppliers, we spoke...

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3M: Automotive Bonding

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Cutting solutions introduced to the market 10 to 15 years ago may still be reliable and productive, but they are not capable of responding to new market requirements, most notably...

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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.


Global light vehicle safety systems market - forecasts to 2031

Global light vehicle safety systems market - forecasts to 2031

Published: Jan 2017

This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global automotive safety systems sector, major suppliers, top 14 markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use this report to gain a quick overview of the safety sector and to understand the size and scope of the world's key markets


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