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VW R&D lab works on future materials

The week - new and future products galore

Shanghai show debuts list - Aston Martin DB11 V8

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Uber resumes some driverless car testing

Uber has resumed driverless vehicle testing in San Francisco following weekend crash in Arizona caused by the driver of another car.

PPG to increase coatings prices in Europe

Following an earlier announcement for the same reason in the Asian region, PPG said it would increase prices and surcharges in Europe "to offset a...

GM India signs three year wage deal for Talegaon

General Motors India (GMI) said a new three-year wage agreement, good till 31 March, 2020, just signed with the General Motors Employees union would...

Nissan launches new Innovation Lab in Paris

Nissan has announced the launch of its new Innovation Lab in Paris. Designed to develop new innovation projects in all areas of the business, Nissan...

Supplier fire slows some Audi output

A fire at a supplier is affecting some Audi output this week.

Volkswagen names new chief compliance officer

Volkswagen has named a new chief compliance officer. This is a brand appointment, not the group role which changed hands last January.

Hyundai China sales hit by diplomatic row

Hyundai Motor has suspended production at one of its Chinese factories for a week as fears grow that a diplomatic row between China and South Korea is...

VW R&D lab works on future materials

Volkswagen Group's Open Hybrid LabFactory in Wolfsburg is working on lightweight construction materials and production processes.

Toyota launches Lexus in India

Toyota Motor's luxury Lexus brand was launched in India today, bringing, the automaker said, "a new luxury experience,...

Brazil's 'Japan week' for new model launches

It was unplanned, they say, but 'Japanese Week in Brazil' happened here anyway as three automakers launched new models:...

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The week - new and future products galore

Our look at future Volvos was the most popular read on just-auto this week, a pleasing result, because I know how much work it takes to put one of those together. Hat tip, then, to our resident 'new and future products' editor/analyst (he'll answer to either) Glenn Brooks, also researcher/editor for our production life, factory source and platform basis research database PLDB. If you're not familiar with PLDB (or our OEM/supplier research database QUBE), follow the link for a preview; if you'd like to see more, click this link to get in touch.

ANALYSIS - Volvo XC90 D5 PowerPulse

Volvo continues to tweak and expand the XC90 model line-up. The Drive-E diesel can now be upgraded with a PowerPulse...

ANALYSIS - current and future Datsun vehicles

Future models for the three brands of Nissan Motor are the latest to be explored in just-auto's ongoing series. Datsun...

RESEARCH SNAPSHOT - Review of automotive glazing trends

Continuing just-auto/QUBE's series of research snapshots, this one takes a closer look at some trends in the application...

ANALYSIS - future Volvo cars and SUVs

Following on from two recent features concerning future models for the Lynk & Co, Geely and Geely Emgrand brands, now comes the final part in a series: current and future Volvo vehicles.

BREXIT - UK-EU trade uncertainties cloud outlook

The outlook for the UK's automotive sector after Brexit - the now omnipresent term for the UK's exit from the EU -...

THE WEEK - More Chinese Volvos are a-coming

The Chinese are coming - certainly some of the Volvo models they make over there.

ANALYSIS - New C3 leads Citroën sales fightback

Groupe PSA's sales fightback continues, with Citroën starting to gain the new vehicles it has needed for some time to...

Hot issues


2017 Russia Automotive Forum

As the Russian automotive market and industry eyes a slow recovery, the industry gathered at the annual Russia...

Geneva Motor Show 2017

March brings the annual Geneva Motor Show. A showcase for new models and concepts aimed at Europe, the industry's top...

PSA to acquire Opel/Vauxhall from GM

General Motors' loss-making European operations under the Opel/Vauxhall brands are to be sold to PSA in an EUR2.2bn...

CES and NAIAS

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

Latest interviews


Magna Steyr President on a Fuel-Cell Range-Extended Electric Vehicle and investment plans in Slovenia

Magna Steyr is a global, brand-independent engineering and manufacturing partner to automakers, offering solutions for a...

Bosch on trends in the fuel injection market

Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews with tier one automotive component suppliers, we spoke to Rasmus Frei,...

Federal-Mogul Motorparts on trends in the foundation brake system market

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one automotive component suppliers, we spoke...

Ford of Europe on connectivity developments

Ford is doing much in the Connected Vehicle Technologies space. Its award-winning SYNC 3 system...

Magna VP on smart materials, connectivity and autonomous car interiors

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one component suppliers, we spoke to Ian...

Thought leaders


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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2017 Automotive Megatrends and Markets Report

2017 Automotive Megatrends and Markets Report

Published: Feb 2017

This report reviews developments in major automotive global markets - with a particular emphasis on growth opportunities - and also considers the new forces, the ‘megatrends’, that are reshaping personal mobility and the industry that provides that. As well as reviewing major car market developments, we give consideration to the next wave of emerging markets. If China has emerged as by far the world’s largest vehicle market, attention will start to turn to the places that will similarly emerge as major sources of automotive demand in the future.


Global light vehicle safety systems market - forecasts to 2031

Global light vehicle safety systems market - forecasts to 2031

Published: Jan 2017

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


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