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VW Slovakia strike ends as union accepts improved offer

27 Jun 2017 | Simon Warburton

Volkswagen Slovakia's six-day walkout by thousands of staff has ended with workers returning to work after an improved offer by the automake...


ZF teams with start-ups to ensure 'fleet of foot' reaction

26 Jun 2017 | Simon Warburton

ZF says its collaboration with many start-up companies will allow it to bring products more quickly to market as well as identify hitherto u...


KSS to buy Takata in principle for US$1.59bn

26 Jun 2017 | Simon Warburton

Key Safety Systems and Takata have reached an agreement in principle to sponsor a restructuring plan for the purchase of substantially all o...


Volkswagen planning five I.D. electric cars - report

23 Jun 2017 | Glenn Brooks

A Dutch website has published what appears to be a Volkswagen presentation which details plans for the I.D. range of electric cars. Accordin...

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VW Slovakia strike ends as union accepts improved offer

27 Jun 2017 | Simon Warburton

Volkswagen Slovakia's six-day walkout by thousands of staff has ended with workers returning to work after an improved offer by the automaker.


Goodwood FoS world premieres - the list so far

27 Jun 2017 | Glenn Brooks

The annual Goodwood Festival of Speed takes place in south east England from later this week, and over the coming weekend. A comprehensive list of vehicle world debuts will be published by just-auto on Monday 3 July. Here below is what has been announced so far by OEMs.


Aston Martin delays electric RapidE until 2019

27 Jun 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Aston Martin is to build 155 units of the RapidE, a plug-in version of the now seven-year old Rapide hatchback. The firm will work with Williams Advanced Engineering to bring the car to production in 2019.


just-auto Plus only Yokohama Tyre Corporation appoints new director for supply chain and logistics

27 Jun 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Yokohama Tyre Corporation’s (YTC) announced that Rick Alonzo has joined the company as senior director of supply chain and logistics....


just-auto Plus only Saint-Gobain to build new flat glass plant in Mexico

27 Jun 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Saint-Gobain has announced it is building a new flat glass (float) production line in Saltillo in Mexico. This plant, scheduled to come on...


just-auto Plus only NGK begins new automotive sensors plant in Thailand

27 Jun 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

NGK Spark Plug Company Limited(chairman, president, and CEO: Shinichi Odo, headquarters: Nagoya, hereafter NGK Spark Plug) is pleased to...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors announces senior management changes

27 Jun 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) on 26 June 2017 announced senior management changes in the Philippines and Australia to strengthen its...


just-auto Plus only HERE/Pioneer join over mapping solutions for autonomous driving

27 Jun 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

HERE Technologies (HERE), the Netherlands-based global provider of mapping and location services, and Increment P Corporation (IPC), a...


just-auto Plus only Daimler Trucks extend supply agreement with Wabco for new AMT technology

27 Jun 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Wabco Holdings a leading global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial...


just-auto Plus only Axalta opens new coatings facility in Argentina

27 Jun 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Axalta Coating Systems a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, celebrated its first production and logistics centre in...


US light vehicle market cooling in June

26 Jun 2017 | Dave Leggett

The US light vehicle market is continuing to slow this month, according to analysts at JD Power and LMC Automotive.


ZF teams with start-ups to ensure 'fleet of foot' reaction

26 Jun 2017 | Simon Warburton

ZF says its collaboration with many start-up companies will allow it to bring products more quickly to market as well as identify hitherto untapped areas of technology.


KSS to buy Takata in principle for US$1.59bn

26 Jun 2017 | Simon Warburton

Key Safety Systems and Takata have reached an agreement in principle to sponsor a restructuring plan for the purchase of substantially all of Takata’s global assets and operations by the American supplier for an aggregate purchase price of US$1.59bn.


Daihatsu targets Brazil in partnership with Toyota

26 Jun 2017 | Tony Pugliese

Daihatsu Motors plans to launch small and compact cars in Brazil market as part of a broader strategy of expanding its collaboration with its parent company Toyota Motor in emerging markets worldwide.


Ford Brazil first to launch 1.5 litre I3

26 Jun 2017 | Fernando Calmon

Ford Brazil is launching a new, 1.5 litre, three cylinder, flex fuel engine in the updated EcoSport. Internally known as Dragon, the engine initially will come from Ford India, where it is in production but not used in any locally produced model but the Brazilian powertrain plant in Taubaté, 146km/91 miles east of São Paulo City will eventually produce it as a replacement for the current four-cylinder, 1.6-litre Sigma motor.


Mitsubishi Motors targets 40% growth by 2019-20

26 Jun 2017 | Tony Pugliese

Mitsubishi Motors aims to increase global production by at least 40% to 1.5m vehicles by the 2019-20 financial year compared with less than 1.1m units in the last fiscal year.


Tata denies plans to list JLR

26 Jun 2017 | Tony Pugliese

Indian conglomerate Tata Group is said to be considering an initial public offering (IPO) for its Jaguar Land Rover subsidiary, according to reports in India citing unnamed sources.


Saving Skippy - why Volvo's AD prototypes are confused by roos

26 Jun 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Volvo Cars is finding that kangaroos in mid-jump befuddle the XC90 autonomous drive prototypes it is testing in Australia.


Frankfurt IAA world debuts list - BMW X3 official details

26 Jun 2017 | Glenn Brooks

BMW has announced official details of the new X3, having shown the new SUV to the media at an event at its US plant on 26 June. The public debut will take place at the IAA.


Jaguar delivers on 300PS petrol Ingenium promise

26 Jun 2017 | Graeme Roberts

As promised, Jaguar is introducing an yet powerful 300PS Ingenium petrol engine to its XE and XF saloons and F-Pace SUV models.

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