OK, OK, I admit it - just-auto.com this week is looking a bit like Assembly Plant News.com...
It's the annual event that quietly wakes Europe's auto industry into action after winter slumber. Now that it has come and gone, just-auto's...
There's a reminder in the news today of the importance of product in the automotive industry. Yes, market geography accounts for a lot in th...
Due probably to the fact, the odd Opel GT roadster excepted, most of the 1.6m affected cars were sold in North America, General Motors' 'ign...
There have been some advances made to shock absorbers (dampers) which may be referred to as trends. To improve ride comfort without adding to cost, manufacturers are creating a longer shock absorber movement. Another clear trend in the shocks sector is integrating more electronics. Here, Matthew Beecham talked with executives of ZF about the challenges of developing vehicle suspensions for emerging markets, NVH improved dampers and adoption of electronic suspension technologies.
Duncan Aldred was named as the acting vice president, sales, marketing and aftersales Opel/Vauxhall, in January, in addition to his existing role as chairman and managing director of Vauxhall Motors. Simon Warburton caught up with him at the SMMT's recent Test Day.
The European new car market recorded a third successive quarter of growth thanks to a 9.3% year on year increase in March.
Chevrolet is to sell the Trax small SUV in the US. Unlike Europe, where both Chevrolet and Opel/Vauxhall versions were sold from the off, General Motors launched the model line with the more upmarket Buick Encore version.
General Motors' European unit, Opel, may break even before its 2016 deadline, media reports on Monday said.
Opel said its recent model offensive has been a "huge success" in Europe as the brand achieved 6.7% market share in the region, its highest since June 2011.
General Motors said it would spend US$449m to upgrade manufacturing processes at Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly and Brownstown Battery Assembly plants to prepare for the next generation of electric vehicles and advanced battery technologies.
Curiously little mention of Vauxhall at today's Opel 'Zeit Konferenz', but first sight of the Monza concept, followed by a chance to see the i3 in motion at a BMW event this evening (Monday).
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