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Audi delays JV talks with SAIC Motor until 2018

Former GM CFO heads for White House

Carmakers join 'hydrogen council' at Davos

Mini goes after Qashqai with new F60 Countryman

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First glimpse of GM Europe's new small SUV

General Motors Europe's Opel and Vauxhall brands took a while, some rebadged Korean interlopers excepted, to get into SUVs so this year, comparatively...

Renault Samsung aims for 270,000 units in 2017

Park Dong-hoon, the CEO of Renault Samsung Motors, has said the company's goal for 2017 is to sell 270,000 units (around 5% up on 2016) on its...

Nissan starts vehicle assembly in Myanmar

Nissan and its local partner Tan Chong Motor (Myanmar) Co., Ltd. (TCMM) have begun assembling cars in Myanmar (also widely known by its former name,...

Former GM CFO heads for White House

A former GM CFO has been appointed assistant to the president and director of strategic initiatives in the incoming Trump administration. Chris...

Former Tata chairman opposed to successor

Unsurprisingly, former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry opposes the appointment of Natarajan Chandrasekaran as his successor and may even be preparing...

Honda Canada expands Takata airbag recall

Excluding any vehicles subject to the earlier Takata airbag inflator recalls, approximately 298,613 additional Honda and Acura vehicles in Canada will...

GM China to launch 18 new/refreshed models in 2017

General Motors will launch 18 new and refreshed models this year in China to achieve continued growth in the company’s largest retail market.

Carmakers join 'hydrogen council' at Davos

Carmakers Daimler, Hyundai, BMW, Honda and Toyota are among corporate giants - comprising energy, engineering and automotive firms - backing a new global initiative to promote hydrogen technologies.

Audi delays JV talks with SAIC Motor until 2018

Volkswagen announced this week it will further delay collaboration talks between Audi and China’s SAIC Motor in a move...

GM announces $1bn spend on US manufacturing

General Motors has announced an additional US$1bn spend on its US manufacturing operations, as heralded by earlier media...

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Mini goes after Qashqai with new F60 Countryman

A second Mini model in the C segment goes on sale in Britain and other European nations from February. The new, bigger Countryman leaves the B-C size class, there is no successor for the Paceman and all build this time is by VDL in the Netherlands instead of by Magna Steyr in Austria.

Shows, snow - the week

The start of the year usually has a pleasant familiarity to it - CES and Detroit shows and, in my case just this...

ANALYSIS - The four-cylinder Porsche Cayman S

Emissions. Reading that word surely makes executives at Volkswagen Group divisions shudder. But sometimes its use is...

AI and the future automotive experience

The recent CES included a number of innovations and concepts pitched at the emerging world of autonomous drive. However,...

Interior design and technology - Vauxhall Astra

Inspired by the Monza concept, the seventh-generation Vauxhall Astra made its global debut at the 2015 IAA. As one of the UK’s best-sellers, Astra is a household name for British car buyers with almost three million sold in the country over the last 38 years. Built at the carmaker’s Ellesmere Port factory, the mid-size hatchback is based on a lightweight vehicle architecture with a new design, punchy powertrains and novel technologies. Continuing just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we borrowed one to take a closer look.

ANALYSIS - Alpine & Dacia future models [new information added]

Alpine and Dacia are the first marques for a new series concerning Groupe Renault. Future model plans for RSM's Samsung...

Why RSM Samsung matters to Groupe Renault globally

Alpine and Dacia were the first marques for a new series concerning Groupe Renault. Future model plans for RSM's Samsung...

Briefing - HCCI engine technology

News that Mazda is hoping for a 30% fuel efficiency gain on an HCCI (Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition) engine to...

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CES and NAIAS

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

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...

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Eden Games gears up for mobile devices

The global gaming market is accelerating at a rapid rate. The sheer scale and reach has meant the traditionally...

Industry 4.0 will drive more efficiency gains than low-cost country sourcing according to Yanfeng

Johannes Roters is the CEO of Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, the vehicle interior giant created by the 2015 70:30...

Falken swoops on the European OE tyre market

Falken Tyre recently formed an OE partnership with Czech car manufacturer Škoda, marking the latest...

Visteon on transforming the car cockpit experience

Continuing just-auto’s interviews with Visteon, we spoke to the vehicle cockpit electronics...

NextEV US CEO on Car 3.0 and delivering a premium user experience

With a team in motorsport’s first all-electric race series, the FIA Formula E Championship, and a...

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3M: Automotive Bonding

The latest addition to the Automotive Attachment Tape family - is a high performance tape that has the potential to simplify the attachment process while reducing overall costs and...

Boost Innovation With New Technology

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...

Uncover hidden value to reach Operational Excellence factsheet

Lectra’s expertise in automotive cutting room processes has matured throughout more than 20 years of successful partnerships with the world’s largest groups. Download our Uncover...

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