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Toyota and PSA cooperation on small vans will continue with new Citroën Spacetourer, Peugeot Traveller and Toyota Proace models due out in t...
Ford is adding truck production equipment and facilities at its own plant in Thailand to meet demand for the Ranger pickup truck in Asia Pac...
Hyundai Motor affiliate Kia announced on Tuesday it had shipped 15m vehicles to other markets, 40 years after starting exports....
Automakers in China are betting that Chinese families will embrace the minivan, hoping the larger, unsexy sibling of the bestselling SUV wil...
Toyota and PSA cooperation on small vans will continue with new Citroën Spacetourer, Peugeot Traveller and Toyota Proace models due out in the first half of 2016 after launch at the Geneva show next March. MPV and shuttle versions will also be available.
Ford is adding truck production equipment and facilities at its own plant in Thailand to meet demand for the Ranger pickup truck in Asia Pacific markets.
Hyundai Motor affiliate Kia announced on Tuesday it had shipped 15m vehicles to other markets, 40 years after starting exports.
Ford's long-serving John Fleming, most recently head of manufacturing and labour affairs, is to retire after over 48 years at the automaker.
Ford said it would create 2,000 new jobs and spend US$1.3bn at its Kentucky Truck Plant for the launch of the redesigned 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty truck.
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines unit plans to increase local assembly by 17% next year because it expects strong demand during an election season.
Toyota's Venezuela unit has started exporting locally made car parts to generate hard currency income and help it withstand the OPEC country's economic crisis, a media report said.
Construction has been completed on German owned Brose UK’s new GBP35m factory in Coventry, England, which will supply Jaguar Land Rover.
Magna International is set to commence production at its two units in the Sanand auto cluster from the second week of December.
Automakers in China are betting that Chinese families will embrace the minivan, hoping the larger, unsexy sibling of the bestselling SUV will become the next big thing just as Beijing relaxes the one-child policy.
In a typically cautious Japanese move, Honda has decided to defer the start of production at its new manufacturing plant in Itirapina, 190km/118miles northwest of São Paulo City. Plant construction has ended and it was supposed to be opened in coming days but plans have been postponed due to market lows likely to extend to 2016.
Lear Corporation has acquired Arada Systems, a Troy, Michigan based automotive technology company that specialises in Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2X) communications.
Japanese automobile output fell 0.5% year on year to 817,080 units in October, the 16th consecutive month of falls.
BMW GB has rolled out a system where buyers can now carry out the whole process of buying a car online. Previously, some steps could only be completed at a dealership.
Ferrari has announced it has entered into a EUR2.5bn syndicated loan facility with a group of 10 bookrunner banks as it moves to become independent from FCA.
Citroën Brazil has retired the 'monovolume' C3 Picasso, replacing it with new entry level versions of the 'pseudo-adventurer' C3 Aircross for 2016.
New vehicle sales in Thailand fell by 4.1% year on year to 67,910 units in October - the slowest rate of decline in the last two years, reflecting mainly very low year-earlier volumes.
There's always a silver lining somewhere. In a year so far marked by a deep fall in domestic sales, predicted to reach 27%, the Brazilian real's devaluation of some 40% has boosted sales abroad.
A list of world premieres at the 2015 Guangzhou motor show appears below.
Posten, the Norwegian postal service, has ordered 240 Renault Kangoo Maxi ZEs. They will be used mostly in areas of high population density.
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