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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Eastern political instability

Political instability and shaky industrial relations were among the issues that bubbled up on this week....

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Results season again

We are now in the midst of what I like to call slash-your-wrists or lose-the-will-to-live season and it can apply equally to whether you are...

Kia Motors America - a "bit player" with ambition

Kia Motors America may be marking 20 years in the US this year but, despite 535,179 sales in 2013 (down 4% on 2012), the recent hit of 5m cu...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Driving the Swedish nanny state

Been lying awake at night wondering how plug-in cars are doing in Europe? Me, neither, but, having now evaluated a few - Vauxhall Ampera [ak...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: GM President Dan Ammann 27 Jun 2014

Dave Leggett

General Motors President Dan Ammann says that GM is performing to plan and that its European operations are on target to achieve profitability by "mid-decade".

Q&A with Tenneco: Energy recovery technologies 14 Apr 2014

Matthew Beecham

Tenneco’s advances in exhaust heat recovery technologies include thermoelectric generators (TEGs) and Rankine systems for powering electrical accessories, recharging batteries and supporting vehicle propulsion without reducing engine performance. Tenneco reckons that the same trends that are causing the vehicle powertrain to become electrified are indeed causing its after-treatment systems to become electrified. Matthew Beecham spoke to Marcel Womann, Supervisor, Advanced Cold End Products, Advanced Engineering, Tenneco Clean Air Division about TEGs.

Latest News

Equinox shift to Mexico to offset SRX move to US? 28 Aug 2014

Graeme Roberts

While General Motors, in a move hailed by the United Auto Workers, last night (27 August) announced production of the Cadillac SRX would be shifted from Mexico to Tennessee, the Reuters news agency reported subsequently it had learned the automaker also plans to move some other assembly work from the US to Mexico.

Cadillac SRX moving from Mexico 27 Aug 2014

Graeme Roberts

General Motors said on Wednesday (27 August) it would spend US$185m to make small petrol engines at its Spring Hill manufacturing complex (once a Saturn plant), retaining 390 jobs. GM also said it would build the next generation Cadillac SRX there, moving the model from Mexico.

Compensation claims against GM continue to rise 27 Aug 2014

Chris Wright

The number of deaths said to be associated with General Motors’ ignition switch fault have reached 100 and are among 284 compensation claims made against the company.

BorgWarner supplies VFS for GM’s GF6 autobox 20 Aug 2014

Dave Leggett

BorgWarner is supplying its mini direct-acting variable force solenoid (VFS) for General Motors' (GM) global front-wheel drive 6-speed automatic transmission programme (GF6).

PHILIPPINES: Vehicle sales jump 32% in July 13 Aug 2014

Tony Pugliese

New vehicle sales in the Philippines rose by 32.1% to a monthly record of 20,730 units in July, from 15,689 a year ago, according to the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines' (CAMPI) monthly statistical report.

Latest blogs

Putting a proper motor in the Karma 15 Jan 2014

Graeme Roberts

What do you do with an EV sports sedan if the company that sold it to you has gone bust?

Company research

LMC Automotive's European Passenger Car Production Estimates (annual subscription)

LMC Automotive's European Passenger Car Production Estimates

LMC Automotive's service provides customers with the very latest monthly estimates of passenger car production across all of Europe. Updated monthly and provided model-by-model, and available only via...

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Hot issue: Vehicle connectivity at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show

Hot issue: Vehicle connectivity at the 2014 Consumer Electro

The rapid convergence of the worlds of consumer electronics and automotive technology means that January's annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is now well and truly on the auto industr...

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Global light vehicle fuel tanks and delivery systems market- forecasts to 2029

Global light vehicle fuel tanks and delivery systems market-

This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global light vehicle fuel tanks sector, major suppliers, top 14 markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use this...

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