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French court staves off GM&S market wolves

April Europe sales slip as diesel loses dominance

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NDRC approves JAC/VW China JV

The authorities in Beijing have approved an electric vehicle JV between Volkswagen and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC Motors).

Start-ups selected for VW start-up incubator

The first six teams for the new start-up incubator at Volkswagen’s Gläserne Manufaktur in Dresden have been chosen: the start-ups Smart City System...

Mahindra invests in EV growth in India

India’s Mahindra & Mahindra has announced plans to double electric vehicle production capacity this year, as it prepares for growing demand in its...

Faurecia opens new South Korea HQ/technical centre

Faurecia has inaugurated its new South Korea headquarters and technical centre in Seoul, Gyeonggi-do Province, in the presence of Gyeong-pil Nam,...

Lamborghini to build paint plant for Urus SUV

VW subsidiary Lamborghini has announced the planned construction of a new paint plant.

MMC rebuilding R&D facilities at Okazaki

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has started a major renovation work of the R&D Centre in Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture, which includes the rebuilding...

Faurecia to develop carbon fibre hydrogen tanks

Faurecia has said it has acquired an 'exclusive access to the intellectual property and process know-how of composite hydrogen tanks from Stelia...

UK car output down 18.2% in April

UK car manufacturing fell in April, according to figures released by the SMMT. Some 122,116 cars were produced in the month, an -18.2% decrease on April 2016. The SMMT said that the timing of Easter adversely impacted the April total this year.

Aston Martin sees DB11 boost to Q1 results

Luxury sports car maker has reported a surge to sales and profit as its new DB11 lifts unit volumes.

GM to cut back its Singapore regional HQ

General Motors has said it plans to reduce the workforce at its Singapore regional headquarters by over 70% this year as...

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Automotive light-vehicle sensors - technology, trends and forecasts to 2031

Automotive light-vehicle sensors - technology, trends and forecasts to 2031

Published: Apr 2017

Compiled and extracted form just-auto's intelligence platform QUBE, this newly updated report offers a detailed overview of the light vehicle sensors sector with forecasts out to 2031.


Connected vehicle technologies - forecasts to 2031

Connected vehicle technologies - forecasts to 2031

Published: Apr 2017

This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global automotive connectivity sector, major applications, top 14 markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use this report to gain a quick overview of the connectivity sector globally, prepare supply and demand forecasts, understand the size and scope of the top 14 markets and produce internal sales plans and forecasts.


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