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The 2015 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show got underway yesterday at the shiny new Indonesian Convention and Exhibition centre in B...
For many years, power steering technology was focused on hydraulic systems but demand is now favouring electric power steering mainly due to...
| 28 Jul 2015
Just as in Europe, India or the USA, looking at China as one market doesn't give you the full picture. Differences across geographical areas are one reason why some models are suddenly hugely popular, while others are fading rapidly.
| 16 Jul 2015
Vehicle sales ended the first half of CY2015 down 11%, due mostly to a tax rise for Kei-models. Yet not every OEM is suffering. Mazda was up 47% in June, while multiple European brands are also enjoying high percentage gains.
| 25 Jun 2015
Driver assistance systems use a combination of warnings and some degree of active intervention to help steer the driver away from trouble. Although the accent is on giving assistance to the driver rather than take control away, motorists are still wary about cars that supposedly drive themselves. While active intervention clearly holds many possibilities, it is also fraught with difficulty. Matthew Beecham considers the stage we have reached with three advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), rearview cameras, autonomous emergency braking (AEB) systems and head-up displays (HUDs) in cars. This second instalment considers AEB and HUDs.
| 1 Jun 2015
The rearview mirror has been transformed over the last decade into a high-tech electronic module, writes Matthew Beecham. Tomorrow’s mirrors will feature even more, including lights, cameras, displays and controls.
| 20 May 2015
Mike O'Driscoll, Group CEO of Williams, leads a brand that is well known for its motorsports activity and Formula One participation. However, the firm is now eyeing more consultancy business and looking further afield for opportunities. Ian Adcock caught up with him to hear more.
| 14 Oct 2014
Calum MacRae talked to JATCO's Yuko Fujita. JATCO holds 49% of the world CVT market. JATCO, 75% held by Nissan Motor Company, was exhibiting at the Paris Motor Show for the first time.
| 25 Aug 2015
Rane TRW Steering Systems Occupant Safety Division - a 50:50 joint venture between Rane group and ZF TRW - has opened an airbag manufacturing plant located near its seatbelt factory in Singaperumal Koil, Chennai.
| 18 Aug 2015
Nissan says it has collaborated with ten other members in the creation of a potential next generation pedestrian alert technology.
| 17 Aug 2015
National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) and Dongfeng (DFM) have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to achieve what they refer to as global industrial synergies.
| 13 Aug 2015
Nissan is to use production capacity in Japan to make its Qashqai SUV for the North American market. The move improves capacity utilisation in Japan and takes advantage of the weaker yen.
| 6 Aug 2015
Nissan vehicle sales in China dropped by almost 14% in July versus a year earlier, as the company felt the impact of slowing demand in the world's biggest car market.
| 5 Aug 2015
Rising sales of new commercial vehicles are leveling off and New Zealand's Motor Industry Association has lowered its expectation of breaching the 130,000-unit mark this calendar year.
| 4 Aug 2015
Americans flocked to dealer lots in July, snapping up more than 1.5m cars and trucks, an increase of 5.3% from July 2014, well above analyst forecasts.
| 30 Jul 2015
RCI Banque, which finances Renault-Nissan Alliance operations and dealerships, booked 2015 first half earnings before tax up 17.5% year on year to EUR422m.
| 29 Jul 2015
Nissan Motor has boosted operating income sharply in its first fiscal quarter.
| 28 Jul 2015
Daimler and the Renault-Nissan Alliance have formed a joint venture company to oversee the building and operation of the Mexican factory that eventually will build Mercedes and Infiniti models.
| 27 Jul 2015
New vehicle sales in the United States are expected to increase 2.6% year on year to 1.47m units in July 2015, resulting in an estimated 17.1m seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to Kelley Blue Book.
| 20 Jul 2015
Car sales data released by JATO shows the European car market ending the first half of the year hit a high with sales up 14.6% in June and 8.4% during the first half versus the same period last year.
| 20 Jul 2015
Nissan India has opened a regional parts distribution centre at Luhari in Gurgaon, Haryana.
| 17 Jul 2015
Nissan Motor plans to continue to increase production in Japan to take advantage of the extremely favourable yen:dollar exchange rate.
| 17 Jul 2015
Nissan Europe has announced record sales in the first six months of 2015, making it the top selling Asian brand in the region, after 384,726 units were sold in the first six months of 2015, an increase of 4.3% year on year.
| 16 Jul 2015
GKN Driveline has opened its new AWD manufacturing facility in Thailand.
| 14 Jul 2015
After a flat May, new vehicle sales in New Zealand bounced back in June to 13,030 units, setting a record for the month which was the fifth strongest on record.
| 13 Jul 2015
New vehicle sales in China fell by 2.3% to 1,803,000 units in June, from 1,845,800 units in the same month of last year, according to data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).
| 10 Jul 2015
Nissan Motor has revealed a Takata air bag in an SUV had deployed with too much force and caused a fire in a light crash in Japan, the automaker's first such case in the country.
| 9 Jul 2015
Nissan Motor will start producing the Rogue crossover (X-Trail in some markets) from spring 2016 at its production subsidiary in Kyushu, Japan, for export to North America.
| 9 Jul 2015
Nissan has warned that large falls on Chinese stock markets could negatively impact consumer confidence in the country.
| 8 Jul 2015
Renault has shown its new D-Segment model, the Talisman, which replaces the Laguna and goes on sale in European markets at the end of the year.
| 7 Jan 2015
The fantastically named Cedric, once hugely popular in Japan as a taxi, has been laid to rest.
| 6 Aug 2014
It really does get tiresome when some (deep breath, choose words carefully) 'uninformed' person tells me the UK doesn't have a car industry any more. We do, albeit mostly foreign owned.
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