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Geely to withdraw Proton bid

23 Mar 2017 | Tony Pugliese

China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has decided to withdraw its bid to acquire Malaysia's first national carmaker Proton, according to repo...


ANALYSIS - 2017 Levorg and future Subarus

22 Mar 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Subaru's UK importer believes there is a niche for the brand as "the affordable Land Rover", pricing its models between GBP18,000 and 32,000...


GEFCO diversifies offer to combat Russia downturn

22 Mar 2017 | Simon Warburton

Logistics operator, GEFCO says its Russian operations have been able to largely cope with the downturn in the domestic automotive market by...


GM to phase out Cruze production in Thailand

22 Mar 2017 | Tony Pugliese

General Motors has said it plans to phase out sales and production of passenger cars in Thailand, choosing instead to focus on its more popu...

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Geely to withdraw Proton bid

23 Mar 2017 | Tony Pugliese

China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has decided to withdraw its bid to acquire Malaysia's first national carmaker Proton, according to reports in China.


Seoul motor show - SsangYong & Hyundai world debuts

23 Mar 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Hyundai Motor Company and SsangYong Motor will each have at least one production vehicle world premiere apiece at the Seoul motor show.


Skoda sales revenue up 9.8% to EUR13.7bn in 2016

23 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Skoda said it broke volume and financial result records in 2016 as vehicle deliveries rose 6.7% year on year to 1,126,500, boosting sales revenue 9.8% to EUR13.7bn (US$14.7bn), both new records.


VW begins Tiguan assembly in India

23 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen India has begun Tiguan assembly at its Aurangabad facility in Maharashtra. The model was first shown locally at the Delhi Auto Expo in 2016 and will go on sale later this year, taking the brand into the growing SUV segment.


White still Europe's most popular car colour

23 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

White is still the most popular car colour in Europe, with a share of 29%, followed by black with 19% and grey with 18%, according to a report from BASF's coatings division.


Car exports drive UK production up in February

23 Mar 2017 | Dave Leggett

The SMMT has released data that shows UK car manufacturing output was at its highest February level for 17 years last month as car production rose 8.0% to 153,041 units.


Nissan confirms autonomous drive for next Qashqai

23 Mar 2017 | Dave Leggett

Nissan has confirmed that phase one of its ProPILOT autonomous drive technology will be made available in the new Nissan Qashqai launching in FY17 and the second-generation model of the Nissan LEAF.


Geely UK unit opens new electric taxi factory

23 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Geely's London Taxi Company (LTC) has opened what is claims is the UK's first car plant dedicated solely to the production of range-extended electric vehicles.


Wabco making truck air disc brakes in South Carolina

23 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Wabco has expanded its North American production with output of air disc brakes (ADB) for commercial vehicles following the opening of its new factory in North Charleston, South Carolina.


just-auto Plus only VW launches start-up incubator program in Dresden

23 Mar 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Volkswagen's Transparent Factory in Dresden is supporting innovative business ideas connected with the future of mobility. Together with...


just-auto Plus only Peterbilt introduces Allison TC10 fully automatic transmission

23 Mar 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Peterbilt announces the availability of the Allison TC10 fully automatic transmission on Models 567 and 579 later this year. The Allison...


just-auto Plus only PPG offers revised proposal to acquire AkzoNobel

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PPG announced that it made a revised proposal on 20 March 2017 to acquire Akzo Nobel N.V.for EUR90.00 (cum dividend) per ordinary share,...


just-auto Plus only Peterbilt enhances Model 579 with fuel efficiency and driver comfort

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Peterbilt has announced enhancements to the Model 579 EPIQ package that deliver an 8% fuel economy improvement for the 2018 model...


just-auto Plus only Peterbilt completes expansion of Denton facility

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Peterbilt’s expansion of its Denton, Texas manufacturing facility has been completed and all new areas are fully operational, the...


just-auto Plus only Peterbilt Class 6-8 vehicles equipped with Bendix AD-IS

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For Peterbilt Motors Company’s vehicles, fuel efficiency and high performance are must-haves. That’s why the truck manufacturer...


just-auto Plus only Microsoft inks new patent licensing agreement with Toyota

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Microsoft on 22 March 2017 announced a new patent licensing agreement with Toyota that includes broad coverage for connected car...


just-auto Plus only Kenworth selects Bendix AD-IS for Class 6-8 vehicles

23 Mar 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Air dryers were originally supplied with commercial vehicles in the 1970s to help eliminate brake-line freeze-up. Today’s trucks...


just-auto Plus only Daimler Trucks North America appoints new president and CEO

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Roger Nielsen (56) has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and its affiliated...


just-auto Plus only Bendix Wingman technology standard for Peterbilt Model 579

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Bendix Wingman Advanced – a collision mitigation technology – will become standard on the Peterbilt Model 579, the company...


just-auto Plus only Bendix surpasses 500,000 ESP system sales since launch

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When Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC introduced Bendix ESP Electronic Stability Program in 2005, it marked the first time a...

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