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UK: Vauxhall undercuts Fiesta with new Corsa pricing

The fourth generation Vauxhall Corsa will undercut the entry level Ford Fiesta, Britain's long-time best selling car, by GBP1,000 when it go...

US [updated 14:30BST]: Takata airbag recall extended to 7.8m vehicles

Safety regulator NHTSA on Wednesday (22 October) expanded the number of vehicles in the United States that may be affected by recalls for po...

SWEDEN: Volvo looks to double output by 2020

Volvo says it is looking to double its market share to 2% in order to offer an alternative to German brands....

GERMANY: Daimler restructures Tesla cooperation

Daimler said it had reorganised its cooperation with Tesla Motors by terminating the share-price hedge it initiated in 2013 and selling its...

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UK: Vauxhall undercuts Fiesta with new Corsa pricing 23 Oct 2014

Glenn Brooks

The fourth generation Vauxhall Corsa will undercut the entry level Ford Fiesta, Britain's long-time best selling car, by GBP1,000 when it goes on sale at year-end.


LA DEBUTS: Scion iM concept 23 Oct 2014

Glenn Brooks

Various world premieres for the 2014 LA international auto show have been announced, and others will follow. Ongoing updates are being made to the list ahead of the 18 & 19 November media preview days.


US [updated 14:30BST]: Takata airbag recall extended to 7.8m vehicles 22 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Safety regulator NHTSA on Wednesday (22 October) expanded the number of vehicles in the United States that may be affected by recalls for potentially defective Takata air bags that could spray shrapnel at occupants from 6.1m announced on Tuesday to 7.8m.


FRANCE: PSA on course to hit targets ahead of schedule 22 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

PSA Peugeot Citroen could reach its cashflow target two years early thanks to better than expected growth at its growth at its Faurecia parts unit which contributed to an unexpected increase in third quarter revenue.


SWEDEN: Volvo looks to double output by 2020 22 Oct 2014

Simon Warburton

Volvo says it is looking to double its market share to 2% in order to offer an alternative to German brands.


GERMANY: Daimler restructures Tesla cooperation 22 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Daimler said it had reorganised its cooperation with Tesla Motors by terminating the share-price hedge it initiated in 2013 and selling its Tesla stake of about 4% without affecting the cooperation between the two on automotive projects.


SWEDEN: FKG looks to January for Iran supplier visit 22 Oct 2014

Simon Warburton

Scandinavian automotive supplier body, FKG, is confirming it will look to lead a supplier delegation to Iran early next year as a thawing diplomatic environment continues to take shape.


UK: First nine months "mark six year car production high" - SMMT 22 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Automakers in the UK have boosted output in the calendar year to date to the highest level since 2008, producing 1,132,017 units – up just 0.6% year on year.


SWEDEN: FKG rues lack of Industry Minister: MD 22 Oct 2014

Simon Warburton

Scandinavian automotive supplier body, FKG, is describing the lack of a Swedish Industry Minister as a "bit odd," following the election of a new Parliament in Stockholm.


JAPAN: Takata shares recover after airbag recall charge update 22 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Takata Corporation, the Japanese maker of air bags at the centre of an auto industry-wide safety crisis, has recovered from its biggest-ever drop in Tokyo share trading after saying additional charges related to recalls would be small.


GERMANY: Next Audi A8 will be 'autonomous'-capable 22 Oct 2014

Chris Wright

The next-generation Audi A8 will be able to drive itself.


JAPAN: Mitsubishi revises fiscal H1 forecasts 22 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has revised its consolidated forecasts for the first half of fiscal 2014 (to 30 September, 2014) from the previous forecasts announced on 24 April, 2014.


SAO PAULO DEBUTS: Nissan SUV concept - new image 22 Oct 2014

Glenn Brooks

The press preview day of the 2014 São Paulo Motor Show is 28 October. Nissan and VW are the first manufacturers to have announced world premieres.


THAILAND: Sales fall further in September 22 Oct 2014

Tony Pugliese

Thailand’s new vehicle market continued to plummet in September, with sales falling by 27.5% to 68,843 units compared with 94,859 units in the same month of last year, according to data released by the Federation of Thai Industries.


CHINA: Jaguar Land Rover opens joint venture factory with Chery 21 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Tata Motors luxury vehicle unit Jaguar Land Rover has opened its first full manufcaturing facility outside the UK, in China.


UK: Britain better off inside a reformed EU - PM 21 Oct 2014

Dave Leggett

Britain's prime minister, David Cameron, has told just-auto that he believes Britain is better off inside a reformed European Union (EU).


SWEDEN: Auto companies should move faster with Iran: SIC 21 Oct 2014

Simon Warburton

Swedish automotive companies need to act faster to take opportunities of business in Iran says one association with interests in both countries.


INDIA: Hyundai to establish emerging markets exports base 21 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Hyundai plans to make India its export base for emerging markets in south east Asia, Latin America and Africa.


US: Toyota recalls 247,000 more vehicles for airbag inflator issue 21 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Toyota Motor Sales USA, has announced a supplemental safety recall of approximately 247,000 Toyota Corolla, Matrix, Sequoia, Tundra and Lexus SC vehicles produced from 2001 to 2004 and equipped with front passenger airbag inflators supplied by Takata.


MALAYSIA: Volkswagen assembly plant to export from 2015 21 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen Group Malaysia plans to start exporting vehicles it produces from completely knocked down (CKD) kits to neighbouring countries, Bernama.com.my reported.


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