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Volkswagen - future model plans & platforms

BWI to start Czech damper production in 2017

COMMENT - Industry consolidation just ratcheted up

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Mercedes-Benz presents X-Class pickup

Mercedes has shown a new concept pickup that will provide the basis for a new premium mid-size pickup that will be launched in 2017 and made in...

Strikes drag Hyundai Motor profits down

Hyundai Motor has posted third quarter financial results that show a decline in profit to its lowest level in nearly four years, the company's results...

Geneva motor show - first world premiere announced

Opel/Vauxhall is the first OEM to announce a vehicle world premiere for the 2017 Geneva motor show.

LA show - Mercedes & Mini world debuts

Mercedes-AMG's E 63 4MATIC and the new Mini Countryman will be LA show premieres, Daimler and BMW have announced.

Detroit show - BMW G30 5 Series world premiere

BMW is the first OEM to confirm that it will have a world premiere at the 2017 Detroit auto show.

CES 2017 - Faraday Future to reveal electric SUV

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will host multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres. Faraday Future is the first...

VW gets final approval of the 2.0L TDI settlement

Volkswagen has got the final approval of the 2.0L TDI 'dieselgate' settlement in the US. Under the settlement, affected owners receive the pre-scandal...

Loss-making Tata Nano should be shut down - Mistry

Cyrus Mistry has hit back at his sudden removal as chairman of the board at Tata Sons this week. In an open letter to the board, he expresses his shock at the 'invalidity and illegality' of the move and says that the board 'has not covered itself in glory'.

GM/IBM partner over OnStar Go mobility platform

General Motors and IBM on have announced a partnership to bring OnStar and IBM Watson together to create OnStar Go,...

GM to take $400m Brexit hit in H2

It is emerging that General Motors' European operations are being hard hit on the bottom line by the adverse economic...

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Volkswagen - future model plans & platforms

The future model strategy for the VW brand is explored here in this, the first of a series concerning the Volkswagen Group's passenger car brands. The other chapters will be a focus on Audi; then SEAT and Škoda; with Porsche, Lamborghini and Bugatti the subjects of the fourth and final installment.

COMMENT - Industry consolidation just ratcheted up

Industry consolidation is much talked about in automotive circles. Just the other day, I heard the prediction - one that...

Eastern Europe labour worries surface this week

I doubt things are at the Panic Button stage but, as automakers and suppliers continue to pile into 'low cost' eastern...

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China's 2016 Global Automotive Forum in Chongqing

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FIEV urges action from France President candidates

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Europe Autos Report Q4 2016

Europe Autos Report Q4 2016

Published: Oct 2016

Business Monitor International's Europe Autos Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, auto associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Europe's automotive industry.

United States Autos Report Q4 2016

United States Autos Report Q4 2016

Published: Sep 2016

Business Monitor International's United States Autos Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, auto associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on United States's automotive industry.

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