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It's still 2014, but not for much longer. In the global automotive business, plenty happened in 2014. Seasoned observer Dave Leggett offers...
One thing that has always got everyone in the automotive business talking is safety. It's an interesting one. Cars have become much safer in...
Indonesia is an ASEAN market with plenty of growth potential. However, Tony Pugliese notes that it has hit some bumps in the road as fuel pr...
I've come off the bench this week, as just-auto news editor, Graeme Roberts, takes a well-earned sojorn in Shakespeare's home county, HQ als...
China's astonishing growth rates of recent years is starting to ebb, but still represents a powerful performance that is the envy of most of the developed world. Simon Warburton talked to global component producer, Faurecia deputy general manager China Division, Jingcheng Li, about opportunities which challenges such as emissions control and lightweighting, present.
Can Peugeot become a near-premium brand, in time? CEO Maxim Picat believes it can. Here, he discusses progress on future vehicles and powertrains, and challenges the suggestion that rivals for Dacia and Renault's Logan and Sandero are needed.
The new Spin Activ is the first mass-produced Chevrolet in Brazil to gain the 'adventurous look' - effectively SUV off-roader looks minus the actual off-road ability.
In the last 12 years, as annual new vehicle sales have climbed 140%, the Brazilian buyer profile has changed and, even more, so has product segmentation.
Nissan Motor and Renault have stopped taking orders for some cars in Russia and could raise prices on others if the ruble's plunge continues, alliance chief executive Carlos Ghosn said.
A study by auto industry lobby group Anfavea on the evolution of the Brazilian market for the next 20 years, presented at a recent Harvard Business School (HBS) seminar in São Paulo, attracted considerable interest from companies eyeing the local market.
China’s Geely Automobile Holdings saw its Hong Kong listed shares drop by over 20% this week after it told regulators that net earnings for the year are expected to decline by 50% due to the economic crisis in Russia.
Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has now built over 20,000 BharatBenz and Fuso trucks at its plant in Chennai, south west India.
Well, on average, male and 33.5 years of age, with average annual household income of $175,000. There's some interesting stuff here in a survey of 800 premium brand car customers in China carried out by the Hurun Research Institute.
Russia is a tough environment for car companies. Right now, weak demand and possible future overcapacity for some of the big joint venture OEMs is a concern. And the depreciation of the rouble and associated uncertainties is a sizeable worry, also.
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