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SsangYong plots 250K pa growth path

30 Mar 2017 | Dave Leggett

Mahindra-owned SUV specialist SsangYong is shooting for annual capacity of 250,000 units a year by 2022, some 60% higher than its 2016 level...


Ford expanding Canadian R&D

30 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Ford, with financial help from provincial and federal governments, is expanding Canadian research and development presence with an additiona...


ZF boosts profits, reduces TRW-related debt

30 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

ZF Friedrichshafen announced on Thursday it had "closed the 2016 fiscal year with a clear rise in profits and a strong improvement in cash f...


Kia Picanto focuses on what matters to buyers

28 Mar 2017 | Chris Wright

When you try to say everything, in the end you say nothing - targeting the best in class everywhere does not sell cars....

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SsangYong plots 250K pa growth path

30 Mar 2017 | Dave Leggett

Mahindra-owned SUV specialist SsangYong is shooting for annual capacity of 250,000 units a year by 2022, some 60% higher than its 2016 level of global sales.


Ford expanding Canadian R&D

30 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Ford, with financial help from provincial and federal governments, is expanding Canadian research and development presence with an additional C$500m spend.


ZF boosts profits, reduces TRW-related debt

30 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

ZF Friedrichshafen announced on Thursday it had "closed the 2016 fiscal year with a clear rise in profits and a strong improvement in cash flow".


Beijing Benz targets China's top premium slot

30 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

BAIC Motor Group, with subsidiaries Beijing Brand, Beijing Benz, Beijing Hyundai and Fujian Benz boosted combined 2016 sales 16.4% to 1.929m units.


Toyota and others recall more Takata airbag cars

30 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Toyota and other automakers are recalling around 2.9m vehicles in Japan, China, Oceania and other regions as part of the wider Takata inflator-related recall ordered last year.


ZF takes stake in radar specialist

30 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

ZF Friedrichshafen announced it had acquired around 45% of the shares in Astyx Communication & Sensors.


2017 Seoul motor show - world debuts list

30 Mar 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Hyundai Motor Company and SsangYong Motor were the only two companies which had vehicle world premieres at this year's South Korean motor show.


Connected/autonomous vehicles will improve life quality - SMMT survey

30 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) will transform the lives of six out of every 10 people in the UK, according to research by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).


Government eyes autonomous vehicle excellence cluster

30 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

The UK government wants to see a 'cluster of excellence' along the London to Birmingham M40 motorway corridor - companies developing technology to support connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV).


Fujitsu and VMware expand collaboration

30 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Fujitsu and VMware have announced expanded collaboration to combine the former's OTA reprogramming with the latter's IoT products for more efficient updates.


PSA extends its partnership with Total

30 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

PSA Group and Total have renewed their long-standing lubricant supply deal.


just-auto Plus only Tata Motors launches Tigor in India

30 Mar 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Tata Motors on 29 March 2017 announced the commercial launch of its new ‘Styleback’, Tata Tigor, meant for the young and...


just-auto Plus only Porsche extends appointment of its chairman

30 Mar 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

At the meeting held on 29 March 2017, the Supervisory Board of Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE), Stuttgart, extended the...


just-auto Plus only MAN begins operations at Salzgitter’s new assembly line

30 Mar 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

MAN Truck and Bus has put its new assembly line for axle production at its Salzgitter plant into operation. From 2018 onward, it will see...


just-auto Plus only Kia Asian premieres Stinger at Seoul Motor Show

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The new Kia Stinger fastback sports sedan makes its Asian premiere at the 2017 Seoul Motor Show. Shown in a new colour and specification...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai reveals its future mobility concepts at the Seoul Motor Show

30 Mar 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Hyundai Motor has revealed further developments for its future mobility strategy by demonstrating a suite of industry-leading technologies...


just-auto Plus only Hitachi slot-in type airflow sensors used in new Prius PHV

30 Mar 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Hitachi Automotive Systems announced that hot wire slot-in type airflow sensors from Hitachi Automotive Systems have been used in the new,...


just-auto Plus only Ford US issues safety/compliance recalls

30 Mar 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Ford Motor Company is issuing three safety recalls and one safety compliance recall in North America. Details are as follows: Ford issues...


just-auto Plus only Grammer revenue up 18.9% at EUR1.696bn in 2016

30 Mar 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

The Grammer Group, a leading international supplier of interior components for passenger cars and seats for commercial vehicles, has today...


just-auto Plus only FHI Japan sales up 10.2% in February 2017

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FHI announces production, japan sales and export results for February 2017 Domestic Production: February 2017 - 59,337 units; change -...

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