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28 Apr 2017 | Dave Leggett

It has been raining (with some sleet) and is unseasonably cool here in the UK, bad weather a sure sign that a national holiday is imminent....


GM reports Q1 net income up by a third

28 Apr 2017 | Dave Leggett

Boosted by higher profitability in North America, General Motors has reported first quarter net income up by 33.5% to USD2.6bn....


Renault revenues surge 25% in Q1

28 Apr 2017 | Dave Leggett

Renault has reported that its group revenues surged by 25.2% to EUR13,129m in the first quarter, boosted by the contribution of AvtoVAZ and...


GM and Toyota to boost Brazil exports

28 Apr 2017 | Fernando Calmon

The 70% year on year growth in exports from Brazilian auto plants in the first quarter of 2017 delighted the automakers and has prompted som...

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28 Apr 2017 | Dave Leggett

It has been raining (with some sleet) and is unseasonably cool here in the UK, bad weather a sure sign that a national holiday is imminent. And, indeed, Monday 1st May is the annual May Day holiday here.


GM reports Q1 net income up by a third

28 Apr 2017 | Dave Leggett

Boosted by higher profitability in North America, General Motors has reported first quarter net income up by 33.5% to USD2.6bn.


Renault revenues surge 25% in Q1

28 Apr 2017 | Dave Leggett

Renault has reported that its group revenues surged by 25.2% to EUR13,129m in the first quarter, boosted by the contribution of AvtoVAZ and higher global vehicle sales across its brands and through JVs across the world.


GM and Toyota to boost Brazil exports

28 Apr 2017 | Fernando Calmon

The 70% year on year growth in exports from Brazilian auto plants in the first quarter of 2017 delighted the automakers and has prompted something of a rush to get more cars out to foreign markets amidst only a slight domestic recovery so far. Toyota and GM have just confirmed they're doing just that.


Magna inks Chinese seating joint venture deal

28 Apr 2017 | Graeme Roberts

To expand its seating expertise in China and throughout Asia, Magna has entered into a joint venture cooperation agreement with China's Hubei Aviation Precision Machinery in a deal expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017.


Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products raises forged suspension parts output

28 Apr 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products, a US joint venture, announced plans to further expand its production facilities to meet rising demand in North America for aluminium forged suspension products.


Volkswagen Group expands digital supply chain

28 Apr 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen Group Procurement's global supplier network currently includes about 40,000 partners and the group business platform ONE, which was developed to make cooperation with all these partners even leaner and more efficient in the future, is now live, the automaker announced.


GAC begins construction of new China plant

28 Apr 2017 | Tony Pugliese

Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) said this week it had started construction of a new vehicle factory in an industrial park in Panyu district, in the southern city of Guangzhou.


Volvo Cars reports Q1 operating profit up 11%

28 Apr 2017 | Dave Leggett

Geely-owned Volvo Cars has reported an operating profit of SEK3.5 billion (USD318m) for the first three months of the year, up 11% year-on-year. It said the increase was mainly driven by strong demand for the XC60 and 90 series model ranges.


VW develops Coasting - Engine off function

28 Apr 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen has shown a new coasting function for internal combustion engines, which shuts off the engine completely, at the Vienna Motor Symposium.


Hyundai Mobis develops 48V mild hybrid tech

28 Apr 2017 | Dave Leggett

Hyundai Mobis  says it has succeeded in developing the core technologies for 48V mild hybrids.


Lear completes Grupo Antolin auto seating buy

28 Apr 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Lear Corporation announced the completion of its acquisition of Grupo Antolin's automotive seating business.


Mazda Japan to launch new CX-8 crossover

28 Apr 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Mazda Motor plans to launch the CX-8 crossover SUV in Japan.


BorgWarner Q1 sales up 6.1%

28 Apr 2017 | Dave Leggett

BorgWarner has reported net sales of USD2,407m in the first quarter, up 6.1% on last year.


Denso/Ibiden join to develop next-gen exhaust system

28 Apr 2017 | Dave Leggett

Denso Corporation and electronics and ceramics company Ibiden have formed a capital and business alliance to jointly develop 'the next-generation vehicle exhaust system'.


just-auto Plus only Toyota Australia recalls HiLux models over auxiliary battery kit issue

28 Apr 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Toyota Australia has initiated a safety recall on HiLux 4x4 and HiLux 4x2 Hi Rider Diesel models sold from September 2015 until January...


just-auto Plus only Toyota US recalls Tacoma vehicles

28 Apr 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Toyota Motor North America, announced that it is conducting a safety recall of certain Model Year 2016 and 2017 Toyota Tacoma vehicles in...


just-auto Plus only Sogefi Q1 2017 revenue up 12.6% at EUR439.1m

28 Apr 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

The Board of Directors of Sogefi S.p.A., which met under the chairmanship of Monica Mondardini, has approved the Interim Financial Report of...


just-auto Plus only Toyo Tyre announces personnel changes

28 Apr 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Toyo Tyre and Rubber announces the following personnel changes. 1. Personnel changes (Effective 1 April 2017) Tomoyuki Uriu New...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors Japan sells 15,184 units in March 2017

28 Apr 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Mitsubishi Motors announces production, sales and export figures for March 2017 and for the 2016 Fiscal Year Production Domestic...

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