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GKN eyes small hybrid growth with e-axle module

ACEA asks EC for more "reasonable" RDE lead-times

CLEPA/ACEA team for data access solutions

Renault's magic Faurecia seats - the week

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CLEPA/ACEA team for data access solutions

Europe’s automobile manufacturers and suppliers say they are joining forces to find a solution for secure and safe access to vehicle data to...

EC launches emissions action against seven States

Brussels is to take action against seven Member States on the grounds they have "failed to fulfil their obligations" concerning European Union (EC)...

South Korea import sales fall 16% in November

Sales of imported vehicles in South Korea continued to decline in November, by 15.8% to 19,361 units from 22,991 units a year earlier, according to...

Honda sales sneak past Toyota in China

Honda Motor sales in China passed Toyota Motor's in the first 11 months of 2016 as new models attracted buyers and set the Japanese rivals up for a...

Vietnam market expands by 26% in November 

New vehicle sales in Vietnam increased by 25.7% to 26,295 units in November, from 20,922 units a year earlier, according to data released by the...

Millbrook opens new 4WD dyno facility

Millbrook Group, an independent vehicle test, validation and engineering service provider here in the UK, has officially opened its new, 4WD climatic...

SKF supplies hub bearing units for Cadillac CT6

SKF is supplying General Motors with front and rear wheel hub bearing units for the new 2016 Cadillac CT6 sedan.

ACEA asks EC for more "reasonable" RDE lead-times

Europe's Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has written to EC Vice President Frans Timmermans, requesting what it refers to as more "reasonable" lead-times concerning the next package of the Real Driving Emissions Test.

New Continental AdBlue dosing system shines in tests

Continental has introduced a new AdBlue dosing system for diesel engines fitted with SCR (selective catalytic reduction)...

GM's E2JO project - first images of next Opel & Vauxhall Insignia

At the same moment when General Motors Europe's Opel and Vauxhall lifted an embargo on publishing images of the next...

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Renault's magic Faurecia seats - the week

Our story about Renault's redesigned Scenic MPV (aka minivan, people carrier, etc, etc) with magic Faurecia seats drew a lot of just-auto readers' eyeballs this week. Having specialised for decades in trying to catch out PRs 'first in the auto world' claims, I was at first cynical.

ANALYSIS - Hyundai i20 Turbo

You could be excused for overlooking the Hyundai i20. The styling isn’t memorable, but a new three-cylinder turbo petrol...

Why is FCA killing a premium brand which outsells Audi?

In spite of Lancia being the number one premium brand in its home market, FCA has decided that this luxury make has no...

Toyota's approach to developing environmental technologies

As fuel consumption regulations continue to strengthen in various countries, and as many automobile manufacturers...

Toyota's new TNGA based engines and transmissions

Toyota Motor Corporation, now rolling out new vehicles - the fourth generation Prius hybrid and C-HR compact crossover - on its Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), announced it had developed advanced engines and transmissions and further evolved its hybrid systems and plans to use these new powertrain units in a "rapidly broadening range of vehicle models", starting in 2017.

Audi finds another niche with RS Q3 performance

The 367PS RS Q3 performance might seem like a model which no-one asked for. Small sales numbers but big margins from...

Innovative Faurecia seats for new Renault Scénic

Designed with the capability to have 48V electrics for next year's Hybrid Assist variants, the new Renault Scénic and...

Mercedes-Benz: Artificial intelligence – is there a human-centred approach?

How is artificial intelligence (AI) influencing tomorrow's mobility? How can we use its ideas today? How intelligent...

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VW Group - future model plans & platforms

In this six-part series, we examine the new product strategies of the VW Group's car brands - Volkwagen, Audi, SEAT;...

Paris 2016

There were some notable no-shows but still plenty of excitement around the biennial Paris show. We were there and our...

UK to leave the EU - what might it mean?

The UK has voted in a national referendum to leave the EU. It’s a move that brings a range of uncertainties in areas...

China's 2016 Global Automotive Forum in Chongqing

'New normal', 'still room to grow', 'lead or be knocked out'. Just three takeaways from this year's GAF in the key...

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GKN eyes small hybrid growth with e-axle module - Interview

Peter Moelgg, Chief Executive of GKN Driveline’s eDrive and AWD business, tells just-auto about the company's expanding...

Ericsson on the connected car's move to 5G

TU-Automotive’s connected car conference brought together some major players and highlighted some key trends and...

Harman on dealing with cybersecurity

While news broke this week that Samsung has acquired automotive technology group, Harman Inc. for...

Industrie 4.0 and how it will transform the automotive industry

Industrie 4.0 is the trending "buzz terminology" in the manufacturing sector - with BMW and Daimler...

How Harman is harmonising the millennial market – Q&A

Forget 22-inch wheels, a recent study found that around one-third of new car buyers say that the...

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Cost control and operational excellence in the automotive industry

Process optimization, continuous performance improvement and sustainable results are fundamentals of lean methodology that Lectra applies to its integrated cutting room, enabling...

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Published: Oct 2016

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Global light vehicle OE shock absorbers market - forecasts to 2031

Global light vehicle OE shock absorbers market - forecasts to 2031

Published: Oct 2016

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


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