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Texas jury rules GM ignition switch not to blame

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Volkswagen insists it has a "fundamental interest in maintaining long-term and stable relations with suppliers,"...

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Volkswagen's US unit has agreed to settle - "in principle" - claims from dealers related to the diesel emissions testing...

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THE WEEK THAT WAS - VW and GM back in the news

Two of the world's largest automakers - Volkswagen and General Motors - have been in the news again this week, neither for entirely good reasons. Let's start with VW and its supplier row.

VW fires warning shot across supplier bows?

Volkswagen's major row with two of its suppliers for the past week or so concerned a relatively small dispute with...

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The imminent end of North America's 2016 model year sees Toyota winding up Scion division but retaining certain models...

COMMENT - VW must change its buyer behaviour

As VW Group wrestles with the cost and other implications of ‘dieselgate’, attention this week was drawn to a dispute between the company and two of its suppliers. If it is looking at its supplier base for cost savings, it will need to act carefully. Richard Gane considers the strategic implications for OEM-supplier relationships.  

Is Vauxhall car making in the UK doomed?

Is Opel/Vauxhall's announcement of production cuts in Germany affecting UK-bound cars the General Motors Europe's unit's...

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Remember when the BMW 3 Series seemed unassailable in the UK and the rest of the European region? The latest Audi A4,...

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Volkswagen Group is at the centre of a scandal originating in the US that has revealed the rigging of emissions tests...

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Global Commercial Vehicle Advance Driver Assistance Systems Market 2016-2020

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About Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Market Sources indicate that the market for ADAS in the passenger cars category showed the highest growth, owing to the rapid penetration in the mass segments that were earlier restricted only to the luxury vehicles segment. The commercial vehicle OEMs will likely follow suit owing to market potential.

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