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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.
General Motors and its joint ventures in China sold 257,770 vehicles in China during February, a new record for the month. Sales increased 19.9% year on year from 215,070 vehicles in the same month last year.
Though Opel as a stand-alone brand was axed in Australia last August - after less than a year - some upmarket models are set to return, according to a local report.
The decision to withdraw Chevrolet from Europe was made to "clear the runway for Opel and Vauxhall," said Dan Ammann, president of General Motors and chairman of Opel's supervisory board.
There are now six million Hyundai cars on European roads and the brand is growing faster than ever. It aims to increase its market share in the region from 3.4% now to 5% by the end of the decade.
Fourteen new model launches and a spend of over EUR2bn euros will take Nissan's European production to a record level in 2014, chief planning officer and executive vice president Andy Palmer said.
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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