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New G01 BMW X3 outgrows the Audi Q5

26 Jun 2017 | Glenn Brooks

BMW has revealed the new X3 to the media at an event in South Carolina. The G01 series version of this Spartanburg-made SUV is not only 61mm...

How Buick could push Toyota out of China's top 3

21 Jun 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Buick cars and light trucks are the focus of the second feature in the series concerning the current and future vehicles of General Motors....

GM China's future vehicles - Baojun and Wuling

16 Jun 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Baojun and Wuling are two of the best selling brands in China, and each is controlled by the SAIC General Motors Wuling joint venture. This...

ANALYSIS - Renegade diesel and future small Jeeps

15 Jun 2017 | Glenn Brooks

It might be three years old now but still the smallest Jeep just keeps on gathering strength. The boxy-chunky-cute styling give the Renegade...

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Industry 4.0 more effective than low labour costs

11 Jan 2017 | Calum MacRae

Johannes Roters is the CEO of Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, the vehicle interior giant created by the 2015 70:30 joint-venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim and Johnson Controls interior business (now Adient). just-auto's Calum MacRae was provided with an update to the company's strategy and progress at the 2017 NAIAS in Detroit.

Delphi CTO targets user cockpit experience

12 Apr 2016 | Dave Leggett

Delphi’s Chief Technology Officer, Jeff Owens, has told just-auto that the automotive battle for the Millennials is being played out in the user experience in the car cockpit.

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Saint-Gobain to build flat glass plant in Mexico

27 Jun 2017 | Simon Warburton

Saint-Gobain is to start a new flat glass (float) production line in Saltillo, Mexico, scheduled to come on stream at the beginning of 2020, manufacturing glass for the automotive and construction sectors.

US light vehicle market cooling in June

26 Jun 2017 | Dave Leggett

The US light vehicle market is continuing to slow this month, according to analysts at JD Power and LMC Automotive.

New Nissan Leaf EV will have ProPilot Assist

23 Jun 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Nissan has released an image of its upcoming, redesigned all-electric Leaf's instrument cluster showing ProPilot Assist technology, its new driver-assistance technology claimed to reduce "the hassle of stop-and-go highway driving".

New vehicle initial quality is best ever - JDP

22 Jun 2017 | Graeme Roberts

New vehicle quality is at its highest level ever, improving a significant 8% from last year, according to the JD Power 2017 US Initial Quality Study.

Magna announces Lincoln Continental supply deals

22 Jun 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Magna said it had received a special Lincoln Luxury World Excellence Award from Ford for its supply deals for the new Continental.

Adient develops removable seat covers

22 Jun 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Seating supplier Adient has developed removable seat covers to, it said, "maintain comfort and individualisation for drivers and passengers in the car-sharing market".

Toyota really redesigns 2018 Camry

21 Jun 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Toyota has completely redesigned the Camry, the best-selling car in America for the past 15 years, on sale in the US late summer. The eighth generation model is built on the TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture platform and changes include new engines and transmissions. Unlike previous generations, little is carried over to the new model.

Tesla autopilot software chief quits

21 Jun 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Tesla's head of autopilot software, Chris Lattner, has left the company after less than six months with the electric carmaker.

Live Earth/Inrix team on visualisation

21 Jun 2017 | Simon Warburton

Live Earth says it will work with Inrix to bring real-time visualisation to the transportation industry.

Ford US to import Focus from China instead

20 Jun 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Ford said its next-generation Focus for the US would be sourced primarily from a joint venture in China, instead of Mexico, saving an additional US$500m on top of the $500 million savings announced earlier this year by cancelling plans for a new factory in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and moving production to the Hermosillo, Mexico, plant.

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