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Ghosn to step down as CEO of Nissan

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Nissan uses FB live for Micra build options poll

Nissan says that some 500,000 Nissan fans joined a live social media broadcast to help choose Micra’s exterior, interior and personalisation options...

US market strong in January - Edmunds

Edmunds forecasts that 1,331,787 new cars and trucks will be sold in the US in February for an estimated Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) of...

Audi plans China expansion

Audi plans to launch five clean-energy vehicles and expand annual production in China to 1m units over the next five years, sources in China say.

Maruti Suzuki to invest more in R&D unit

Maruti Suzuki aims to complete the second phase of its research and development centre in northern Haryana state by March 2019 at an estimated...

PSA profit spike ahead of Opel purchase talks

PSA Groupe has delivered significantly improved operating income up 18% to EUR3.24bn (US$3.4bn) handing the manufacturer a healthy warchest ahead of...

ZF to cooperate with Plug & Play

ZF and the digital start-up accelerator Plug & Play have agreed on a strategic cooperation. As ‘Founding Anchor Partner’, ZF can further expand its...

Plastic Omnium posts 2016 auto revenue of EUR6.6bn

Plastic Omnium's Automotive Division has recorded 2016 revenue up 17.3% to EUR6.6bn (US$7bn).

Ghosn to step down as CEO of Nissan

Nissan Motor announced on Thursday that Carlos Ghosn is to step down as chief executive officer of the company in April, to be replaced by the current chief operating officer Hiroto Saikawa.

PSA chief eyes cost savings after Opel buy

PSA chief Carlos Tavares is looking for large and 'speedy' cost savings following the planned acquisition of...

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...

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It has been a week of high winds and resultant waves. Extreme weather system Doris hit us here on the edge of the Atlantic and caused a little local disruption.

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