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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Eyes on Russia

In a bit of a change from my usual weekly epistle, may I first draw your attention to some articles from Our (occasional) Man in Russia, Sim...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Assembly plant week?

OK, OK, I admit it - this week is looking a bit like Assembly Plant

ANALYSIS: Scale and mega-platforms

Dave Leggett considers some of the big strategic drivers for the global automotive industry. In particular, he believes that the the shift o...

Review of 2013

It has been another busy year for us on just-auto. We have covered the global automotive industry news, brought you interviews with key peop...

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INTERVIEW: Magna International's Guenther Apfalter 13 Mar 2012

Simon Warburton

Magna International has just announced 2011 full year net income of US$1bn, although European vehicle production fell by 4%. Magna International Europe and Magna Steyr Group president Guenther Apfalter talked to Simon Warburton at company headquarters south of Vienna about challenges in Europe and the direction the company is headed.

DR Motor outlines Termini Imerese plans 24 Feb 2011

Simon Warburton

A third automotive company - DR Motor - has shown its hand at the last minute expressing an interest in moving into part of Fiat's Termini Imerese plant in Sicily, as the Italian and Sicilian governments prepare to divide up EUR450m (US$621m) in grants for the site

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Moody's holds JLR-bolstered Tata Motors' rating 4 Jun 2014

Graeme Roberts

Citing a "strong consolidated performance" for the fiscal year ended 31 March, 2014, Moody's has held its rating for Tata Motors (TML) stable at Ba3 but cautioned that the current 2014/15 financial year remains "critical for the group with both JLR and the Indian businesses facing challenges".

JLR JV starts Evoque trial production 30 May 2014

Graeme Roberts

Unofficial photos of what was described as a line-off ceremony for the first Chinese built Range Rover Evoque have appeared today (Friday 30 May) on a Chinese car enthusiasts' website. just-auto believes, however, the white vehicle pictured is more likely a trial production unit rather than production 'Job One'.

China PEV/PHEV sales up 120% in first quarter 20 May 2014

Graeme Roberts

In the first three months of 2014 sales of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in China jumped 120% from a year ago to 6,853 units, according to CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers).

BASF expands Brazil waterborne paint production 14 Apr 2014

Graeme Roberts

BASF has spent EUR2.5m (US$3.5m) at its Demarchi coatings site, located in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, to expand its capacity to supply the local automotive industry with waterborne paint.

Chery-JLR JV on target for Q4 SOP 2 Apr 2014

Graeme Roberts

Production of vehicles at Chery Jaguar Land Rover is on target to start in the fourth quarter of the year as construction on the new plant in Changshu, Jiangsu province, is on schedule.

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Chery Automobile Co., Ltd. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Chery Automobile Co., Ltd. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), P

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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Global Electric Taxi Market 2014-2018

Global Electric Taxi Market 2014-2018

TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Electric Taxi market to grow at a CAGR of 33.98 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the cost-effici...

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Automobile Manufacturing Industry in China 2011-2015

Automobile Manufacturing Industry in China 2011-2015

TechNavio's analysts forecast the Automobile Manufacturing industry in China to grow at a CAGR of 16 percent in terms of revenue over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors for this growth is th...

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