Regulations: Latest news and analysis articles
3 August 2016 | Dave Leggett
A study by consultants AlixPartners suggests the automotive industry faces the "biggest challenge of the past 100 years" and predicts that in the next 15 years electric and hybrid cars could capture over half of the market. It also says connected and autonomous driving will open up new earnings potential while digitisation will enable double digit cost reductions.
17 May 2016 | Chris Wright
There's an old saying in the UK – you can wait for hours for a bus then two will come along together. It's an analogy that can be placed on many things. How often, for example, do you see or hear about something of which you have never come across before only for it to crop up again within a very short space of time? As soon as some scandal breaks there seems to suddenly be all sorts of people coming forward saying they have been affected.
6 May 2016 | Simon Warburton
"Independence Day" is how Boris Johnson – recent Mayor of London – and star turn of the UK's so-called Brexit wing looking for an amicable divorce from Brussels - is describing the day after next month's British referendum on European Union membership.
30 October 2015 | Simon Warburton
As winter starts to really take hold in Russia – both climatically through the advent of the first real cold of this time of year – and equally with the country finding itself in a state of political deep freeze – this vast territory finds itself beleaguered on almost all fronts.
6 October 2016 | Simon Warburton
French supplier association, FIEV says it has written to all candidates involved in the country's Presidential elections next year, urging a 14-point plant to rejuvenate domestic industrial policy.
23 May 2016 | Matthew Beecham
With the powertrain world reeling from a series of emissions-related revelations, ‘compliance’ may seem a brave subject to choose for a keynote speech at the recent Vienna Motor Symposium. Delphi’s vice president engineering, Delphi Powertrain, John Fuerst tells just-auto why he believes this is the right time to take a deeper look at the topic.
30 November 2016 | Tony Pugliese
The South Korean government has said it may ban six car models sold by three foreign automakers in the country after it found issues with the certification documents used to obtain sales permits, according to local reports.
29 November 2016 | Simon Warburton
DB Schenker and MAN are to test networked truck convoys on the A9 Motorway between Munich and Nuremberg next year.
29 November 2016 | Graeme Roberts
SK Innovation has delayed building an electric vehicle battery factory in China because of regulatory uncertainty there, two company officials told the Reuters news agency.
28 November 2016 | Graeme Roberts
Eight of Europe's largest carmakers reportedly will miss carbon dioxide emissions targets due to come into force in 2021, leaving them facing the prospect of billions of euros in fines, a media report said.
28 November 2016 | Simon Warburton
European Commission (EC) scientists have outlined their opinion, through the High-Level Group of the Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM), focusing on enhancing the measurement of CO2 emissions from cars.
18 November 2016 | Simon Warburton
Britain's House of Lords Science and Technology Committee will continue its inquiry investigating driverless vehicles on 22 November, hearing evidence from the Department for Transport, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy as well as leading academics.
17 November 2016 | Simon Warburton
One acadaemic is stressing the need for autonomous vehicle research not just to concentrate on the undoubted heavy content needed for autonomous vehicle, but also the effect of the phenomenon on societal mobility.
16 November 2016 | Graeme Roberts
Ford’s chief executive officer has taken aim at President-elect Trump’s plan to scuttle free trade and impose a 35% tariff on cars made in Mexico.
15 November 2016 | Simon Warburton
America's Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is adding a sound requirement for all newly-manufactured hybrid and electric light-duty vehicles to help protect pedestrians.
8 November 2016 | Dave Leggett
As China's temporary car purchase tax reduction expiry date approaches, there is increasing speculation inside China that an extension of the tax into 2017 or further market support are being considered by the government.
7 November 2016 | Simon Warburton
British trade association, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) says it wants tariffs to be avoided "at all costs" as the UK embarks on its complicated extrication from the European Union (EU).
2 November 2016 | Simon Warburton
UK Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) says it needs to react to the fact many British regions with automotive manufacturing voted to leave the European Union (EU) recently, but adds newly-installed British Prime Minister, Theresa May is looking to focus on wider industrial issues and not just Brexit.
31 October 2016 | Dave Leggett
In an interview with the BBC, UK government minister and business secretary Greg Clark said that the UK would be seeking to maintain tariff-free trade in automotive products between the UK and the EU after the UK's departure from the European Union.
26 October 2016 | Simon Warburton
Brussels says Portuguese plans to support the purchase of low-emission buses for public infrastructure in urban areas are in line with European Union (EU) State aid rules.
26 October 2016 | Dave Leggett
Crisis-hit Takata Corporation has announced that its US subsidiary TK Holdings (TKH) has appointed Paul M. O’Brien as vice president of Ethics and Compliance.
25 October 2016 | Dave Leggett
The US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says it is taking a proactive safety approach to protect vehicles from malicious cyber-attacks and unauthorised access by releasing proposed guidance for improving motor vehicle cybersecurity.
17 October 2016 | Dave Leggett
In an interview with the Financial Times newspaper, the German auto industry trade association (VDA) chief has warned that the British auto sector faces decline with output moving to central and eastern Europe if the country loses free and unfettered access to the EU’s single market.
4 October 2016 | Simon Warburton
Plastic Omnium says its high-pressure hydrogen storage prototype has a recharge time of three minutes compared to several hours for electric vehicles.
30 September 2016 | Simon Warburton
PSA Groupe says it is "very comfortable" with the results of emissions testings carried out at the behest of the French government in the wake of the Volkswagen diesel scandal.
20 September 2016 | Graeme Roberts
The Obama administration has said it was considering seeking the power to review and approve technology for self-driving cars before they hit the road and said US states should not set separate rules.