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JAPAN: Honda books Q1 profits

Honda has boosted first fiscal quarter operating profit 16.4% to JPY239.2bn (US$1,954m)....

BRAZIL: VW Up TSI makes debut in Brazil before Europe

The launch of Volkswagen's Up TSi powertrain option is the first time Brazil has produced a car more advanced, in engine technology, than it...

UK: Delphi ramps up acquisitions

As the automotive supplier sector sees increasing restructuring, Delphi has announced it is positioning for growth with new acquisitions and...

IRAN: Suppliers eye western joint ventures as thaw starts

Iran's component producer association says joint ventures will form a key plank of its plan to re-establish ties with western companies....

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JAPAN: Honda books Q1 profits 31 Jul 2015

Graeme Roberts

Honda has boosted first fiscal quarter operating profit 16.4% to JPY239.2bn (US$1,954m).


BRAZIL: VW Up TSI makes debut in Brazil before Europe 31 Jul 2015

Fernando Calmon

The launch of Volkswagen's Up TSi powertrain option is the first time Brazil has produced a car more advanced, in engine technology, than its sibling marketed in Europe.


JAPAN: Denso boosts Q1 operating profit 31 Jul 2015

Graeme Roberts

Denso's revenue for the first quarter ended 30 June 2015 was up 7.6% year on year to JPY1.10 trillion (US$9bn). Operating profit was up 5.5% to JPY86.7bn.


US: BorgWarner Q2 earnings down 22% on stronger dollar 31 Jul 2015

Dave Leggett

BorgWarner has reported net earnings for the second quarter 22% down, hit by currency effects and a stronger dollar.


GERMANY: Audi to debut OLED lighting at IAA 31 Jul 2015

Dave Leggett

Audi says it is presenting its next step OLED automotive lighting technology for the first time at the IAA in Frankfurt.


CHINA: Chery spearheads nation's auto export drive 31 Jul 2015

Tony Pugliese

China’s Chery Automobile said it exported 50,130 vehicles in the first half of 2015, more than 25% of all Chinese vehicle exports in that period.


UK: Delphi ramps up acquisitions 30 Jul 2015

Dave Leggett

As the automotive supplier sector sees increasing restructuring, Delphi has announced it is positioning for growth with new acquisitions and investments in key automotive technology and product growth areas.


IRAN: Suppliers eye western joint ventures as thaw starts 30 Jul 2015

Simon Warburton

Iran's component producer association says joint ventures will form a key plank of its plan to re-establish ties with western companies.


UK: Profitable quarter sees FCA hike forecasts 30 Jul 2015

Graeme Roberts

After second quarter 2015 profit rises of around 60%, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has revised upwards some of its full year forecasts.


GERMANY: Audi brand sets first half sales record 30 Jul 2015

Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen's premium Audi Group division boosted operating profit 9.1% to EUR2.9bn in the first half of 2015.


JAPAN: Mitsubishi Motors sales and profits fall in first quarter 30 Jul 2015

Graeme Roberts

Despite some rises in unit sales in key export markets, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) posted falls in overall sales and profits in its first fiscal quarter to 30 June, 2015.


SOUTH KOREA: GM workers vote for pay deal 30 Jul 2015

Graeme Roberts

General Motors Korea union workers have approved a new pay deal but just 55% said yes.


GERMANY: Volkswagen Group operating profit rises 30 Jul 2015

Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen Group boosted second quarter 2015 operating profit 4.9% to EUR3.49bn on sales up 9.9% to EUR56.04bn.


UK: Delphi Q2 results beat forecasts 30 Jul 2015

Dave Leggett

Delphi has posted strong second quarter results with net income up to US$667m on sales of US$3.86bn in the second quarter.


JAPAN: Currency and depreciation reduce Mazda profits 30 Jul 2015

Graeme Roberts

Despite a 14.2% year on year rise in sales to JPY806,007m, Mazda Motor Corporation (MMC) booked a 5.4% rise in fiscal first quarter operating income to JPY53.3m and net income off 24.8% to JPY36.8m.


FRANCE: Renault H1 operating profit up 30 Jul 2015

Graeme Roberts

The Renault Group has reported a hefty rise in operating profit for the first half of 2015.


FRANCE: Renault-Nissan Alliance RCI Banque boosts profits 30 Jul 2015

Graeme Roberts

RCI Banque, which finances Renault-Nissan Alliance operations and dealerships, booked 2015 first half earnings before tax up 17.5% year on year to EUR422m.


INDONESIA: DFSK building MPV plant 30 Jul 2015

Graeme Roberts

Chinese automaker Dongfeng Sokon Motor (DFSK), a joint venture between Dongfeng Motor and Sokon Motor, is gearing up to produce vehicles in Indonesia, according to local reports.


MYANMAR: Suzuki Motor starts Ertiga production 30 Jul 2015

Graeme Roberts

Suzuki (Myanmar) Motor (SMMC) has started production of the three row, seven seat Ertiga MPV.


BRAZIL: General Motors adds $1.9bn to Brazil spend 29 Jul 2015

Graeme Roberts

General Motors is increasing spending in Brazil to US$3.84bn (R$ 13bn) in the 2014-2019 timeframe.


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