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GM CEO wants Opel independent after sale to PSA

Ford plans pothole plotter

PSA eyes Opel - the week

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Geneva show debuts list - Hyundai i30 Wagon

The i30 estate will make its world debut at the Geneva motor show, Hyundai has announced.

Ford nixes human intervention on driverless cars

Ford, having noted engineers monitoring self-driving cars are dozing off, has decided to remove the steering wheel, brake and accelerator pedals from...

Toronto motor show - world debuts list

There were just two world premieres at the 2017 Canadian International Auto show.

Ford plans pothole plotter

Ford claims costly car repairs could be prevented with the help of an ingenious, crowd-sourced virtual pothole map, which it is researching, with...

Valeo sales rise 14% to EUR16.5bn in 2016

Valeo has unveiled 2016 net income up 27% to EUR925m (EUR985m) with sales up 14% to EUR16.5bn.

Chinese Audi dealers demand US$4bn to cover losses

Audi dealers in China are demanding CNY28bn yuan ($4bn) to cover losses over the past three years that they blame on the automaker adding too many...

Yet another facelift for nine-year old Citroën C5

Another world premiere for April's Auto Shanghai 2017 has been been added to just-auto.com's debuts list. Astonishingly, the poor selling Citroën C5...

GM CEO wants Opel left independent after sale to PSA

Opel should remain an independent company with current management in place after a possible sale to PSA Peugeot Citroën, GM CEO Mary Barra has insisted in negotiations with the French company.

UK union requests ugent PSA CEO talks

British union leaders are requesting urgent talks with the CEO of PSA Groupe as speculation grows any new Franco-German...

GM downplays factory closures if PSA deal seals

General Motors has downplayed the possibility of large-scale factory closures in Germany and Britain following any deal...

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PSA eyes Opel - the week

It would be fair to say la merde a frappé le ventilateur when news broke - on Valentines Day, no less, that Opel was on the block. Again. With the French automaker PSA in the frame this time. We have been here before.

ANALYSIS - Citroën future models part 1

This is the second feature in a five-part series which examines the current and future models for PSA Group's passenger...

With PSA in frame, FCA-GM merger still makes no sense

Since before the bailouts of 2009, industry and financial mavens have been calling for the merger of Fiat Chrysler...

Has GM finally lost patience with Europe?

PSA Peugeot Citroen has confirmed that it is in talks over the possible acquisition of General Motors' European business...

Will Geely take control of Proton?

Shares in Proton Holding’s main shareholder, DRB-Hicom Bhd, rose to a three-month high last week as speculation mounted that China’s Geely Automobile Holdings is the front-runner to take control of Malaysia's first national car company.

The week - some engines go walkies, good results and a Toyota tech fest

The most-read story on just-auto this week is an embarrassing one for the automaker concerned - the theft of an...

China, India and Europe boost global car sales 5.6%

JATO Dynamics' analysis of 52 markets found that 84.24m units were sold in 2016, which was driven by increased demand in...

Toyota doubles Prius PHV range and goes tech-mad

And so, round two of Prius plug-in, a much improved, longer range, more distinctive, fully redesigned model dripping...

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Will PSA take on GM's European operations?

General Motors' European operations continue to lose money. The company has confirmed it is in discussions with PSA...

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...

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VW Car-Net – a personalised ecosystem of connected services

Volkswagen’s Car-Net platform provides a variety of in-vehicle internet-based services, including remote vehicle access,...

Adient on lightweight, customised seating solutions for autonomous driving

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one component manufacturers, we spoke to executives from Adient,...

Continental on AR-HUDs, gesture control, display and connectivity technologies

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with global component suppliers, we spoke to Alexander...

Harman EVP on the meaning of lifestyle audio

One key topic of focus at this year’s consumer electronics show (CES) was the future of the...

Lanxess on new opportunities for lightweighting using composites

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with global players in the automotive industry, we spoke...

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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...

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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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Global light vehicle OE batteries market - forecasts to 2031

Global light vehicle OE batteries market - forecasts to 2031

Published: Jan 2017

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


Global light vehicle electric motors market - forecasts to 2031

Global light vehicle electric motors market - forecasts to 2031

Published: Jan 2017

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


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