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Toyota profits rise as vehicle sales slow

Despite a quarter million slide in vehicle unit sales, Toyota Motor Corporation profits rose in the nine-month period ended 31 December, 201...

Volvo nixes range extenders

Volvo has decided against using range-extenders with its hybrid models, or using internal combustion engines to charge up batteries on the m...

AvtoVAZ lauds Medvedev auto interest at Togliatti summit

AvtoVAZ is hailing the Russian government's close interest in the automotive industry after Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev held a recent co...

AvtoVAZ falls to four-day week as Russia woes continue

AvtoVAZ is to put employees on a four-day week from 16 February, resulting in a 20% pay cut as the economic travails in Russia continue to e...

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Toyota profits rise as vehicle sales slow 5 Feb 2016

Graeme Roberts

Despite a quarter million slide in vehicle unit sales, Toyota Motor Corporation profits rose in the nine-month period ended 31 December, 2015.


Volvo nixes range extenders 5 Feb 2016

Chris Wright

Volvo has decided against using range-extenders with its hybrid models, or using internal combustion engines to charge up batteries on the move because of the increased fuel consumption this causes.


AvtoVAZ lauds Medvedev auto interest at Togliatti summit 5 Feb 2016

Simon Warburton

AvtoVAZ is hailing the Russian government's close interest in the automotive industry after Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev held a recent conference at the manufacturer's Togliatti headquarters.


AvtoVAZ falls to four-day week as Russia woes continue 5 Feb 2016

Simon Warburton

AvtoVAZ is to put employees on a four-day week from 16 February, resulting in a 20% pay cut as the economic travails in Russia continue to extract a heavy price on the country's automotive sector.


China's JAC to invest in Algerian truck plant 5 Feb 2016

Tony Pugliese

China’s Jianghuai Automobile Company (JAC), based in Anhui province, plans to build a US$128m assembly plant in Algeria.


New York show debuts list - 2017 Buick Encore 5 Feb 2016

Glenn Brooks

North America's 2017 model year Buick Encore will be revealed at next month's New York auto show. The facelifted crossover should have similar updates to the related and just announced Opel Mokka X.


Geneva premieres list - Bentley Mulsanne facelift world debut 5 Feb 2016

Glenn Brooks

A facelift for the Bentley Mulsanne will have its public debut at next month's Geneva show, and there will be an extended wheelbase version too.


Honda to recall more Takata airbag cars in Japan 5 Feb 2016

Graeme Roberts

Honda Motor on Friday said it would about 443,000 vehicles in Japan to replace potentially faulty Takata airbags.


B-Quick expands Thai service network 5 Feb 2016

Tony Pugliese

Thai auto service chain B-Quik plans to invest THB270m (US$7.6m) this year to expand its nationwide network of service outlets, according to local reports.


Johnson Electric inks AML Développement binding offer 5 Feb 2016

Simon Warburton

Johnson Electric has signed a binding offer to acquire AML Développement, the holding company of AML Systems, a supplier of active modules for vehicle headlamps.


ZF TRW secures Electronic Park Brake India contract 5 Feb 2016

Simon Warburton

ZF TRW says through its joint venture, Brakes India, it has won the first business award for its Electric Park Brake (EPB) system in the country.


UK car registrations climb to 11-year January high 4 Feb 2016

Graeme Roberts

The UK’s new car market got off to "a positive start in January", the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said, with registrations climbing 2.9% year on year to an 11-year high of 169,678 units. January 2005 saw 181,474 new cars registered.


Daimler posts record sales – investors unimpressed 4 Feb 2016

Dave Leggett

Daimler has posted strong earnings and record sales for 2015, but was met with a fall to its share price after it warned that growth in earnings and profit will slow in 2016.


Johnson Controls recognises 11 suppliers 4 Feb 2016

Simon Warburton

Johnson Controls has recognised 11 component manufacturers at its sixth annual Supplier Excellence Awards ceremony.


Honda recalling 2.3m more Takata inflator-equipped cars 4 Feb 2016

Graeme Roberts

Honda is expanding its recall in North America of late-model vehicles equipped with potentially defective Takata air bags, media reports said.


German car market up 3.3% in January 4 Feb 2016

Dave Leggett

The German car market was up 3.3% to 218,365 units according to data released by the German KBA organisation.


Delphi Q4 net income down, but beats estimates 4 Feb 2016

Dave Leggett

Delphi has posted fourth quarter profit down 44.1% on currency movements and higher commodity costs, but the figures beat analyst estimates.


Mazda boosts nine-month profits 4 Feb 2016

Graeme Roberts

Mazda boosted operating income 14.1% to JPY173,370m in the first nine months of fiscal 2015/2016. Sales rose 16.1% to JPY2,547,799.


2016 Delhi Auto Expo - world premieres list 4 Feb 2016

Glenn Brooks

Chevrolet, Fiat, Hyundai, Isuzu, Mahindra, Maruti Suzuki, Renault, Tata Motors, Toyota and Volkswagen all had vehicle and/or concept world premieres at 2016's New Delhi Auto Expo.


Jeep India sales to start soon 4 Feb 2016

Graeme Roberts

Jeep sales in India will start in mid-2016, the automaker confirmed during the Delhi show.


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