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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 equa...
There is much more to the IAA in Frankfurt than a dazzling array of new cars. At the world's biggest auto show, suppliers' stands bristled w...
I'm not unsympathetic to him at all but, as the Volkswagen emissions-test rigging scandal continued to erupt this week, after the EPA's shoc...
If not exactly a stampede, there is certainly an orderly queue of suppliers beating a retreat to distance themselves from one of the greates...
Russia, Lexus' number one market in its European region, might be down, but UK sales are up strongly. On balance then, 2014 has been a good year, according to the brand's Head of Europe. Next, he promises more hybrids but no diesels. Why?
Gian Maria Olivetti joned Federal-Mogul in 2007 as VP, pistons, rings and liners. He was previously at Fiat Group, where he was executive director, worldwide engines and transmissions, responsible for Iveco. He talked to Simon Warburton at Federal-Mogul's recent Media Technology Day at the company's Wiesbaden plant near Frankfurt about key elements of the business including legislation, the future of ICE engines, CO2 emissions and materials.
Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) last night (29 April) said vehicles sold in the United States were not impacted by the fuel consumption testing data irregularities the automaker has admitted to over the past two weeks.
Mitsubishi Motors reportedly has admitted improperly tested the fuel economy of its cars for the past 25 years, deepening a crisis that has already wiped out half its market value.
NSK says it wants to continue its relationship with PSA Groupe, despite the French automaker pursuing a civil claim related to bearings cartel activity in tandem with several other suppliers.
PSA Groupe supplier, NSK, says it is "absolutely possible" it could reach an out of Court settlement with the French automaker, which is seeking US$577m from several bearings manufacturers involved in price fixing activities.
Delphi says it is not actively involved in lobbying governments surrounding legislative issues, but nonetheless enjoys the ear of authorities as new technologies evolve.
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) said it welcomed the vote in the European Parliament on the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
Kia Motors and Total Lubrifiants have renewed their partnership agreement for another five years with Total remaining Kia's "preferred" aftermarket lubricants supplier exclusively across a network of 5,500 dealers in 180 countries - including west European markets from 1 January, 2017.
Valeo has formally acquired bus air conditioning supplier, Spheros from Deutsche Beteiligungs after receiving clearance from anti-trust authorities.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has charged that Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. deceived consumers with the advertising campaign it used to promote its supposedly "clean diesel" VWs and Audis, which Volkswagen fitted with illegal emission defeat devices designed to mask high emissions during government tests.
Opel says it will publish WLTP test cycle based fuel consumption numbers, reflecting more everyday driving conditions and it will also implement improved SCR diesel applications in new vehicles – which will lower harmful NOx emissions. The initiatives are voluntary ahead of regulatory changes in Europe.
Opel/Vauxhall CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has told just-auto that the brands are planning to increase diesel mix in Europe, in spite of the uncertainties caused for diesel’s outlook due to the ramifications of VW’s so-called ‘dieselgate’ scandal and its wider fallout.
Mercedes-Benz in the US faces a class action lawsuit from the owner of Mercedes BlueTEC diesel car that accuses it of knowingly programming so-called ‘clean diesel’ cars to emit illegally excessive levels of nitrogen oxides.
PSA Peugeot Citroen is declining to comment on reports it will pay Iran Khodro (IKCO) EUR400m (US$447m) 'compensation' for the years international economic sanctions were imposed against Tehran.
New Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller faces a crucial meeting on Wednesday (13 January) with US regulators to discuss ways out of the emissions-cheating crisis, a day after the California Air Resources Board (CARB) rejected the automaker's initial proposed engine fix.
ZF says it is using the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas continuing this week, as a platform to highlight its position in environmental sensing technology.
The global automotive industry stands on the brink of unprecedented change due to the impact of eight discrete megatrends, according to a new report from just-auto, set to be published next month.
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has imposed a US$40m civil penalty and performance requirements on BMW North America for a series of safety violations.
The second global high-level conference on road safety, hosted recently by the Brazilian government in the capital Brasília, had the advantage of sharing experiences of this complicated issue world-wide, taking cultural, general attitude about safety, and economic development differences between countries into account.
European Commission officials have approved the acquisition of automotive transmissions specialist, Getrag by Magna International through the EU Merger Regulation, despite there being certain overlaps between both supplier’s activities.
Volkswagen maintains it still enjoys a healthy relationship with capital markets, even securing new credit lines, despite the obvious fallout from its emissions scandal continuing to wreak havoc with its once carefully-nurtured reputation.
It's been an eventful week in French industrial relations - and that's a competitive field - as the country's hard-wired unionism exerts a summer push.
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- THE WEEK THAT WAS - Diesel developments
- Comment - emissions 'failures' hardly a surprise
- ANALYSIS - supercharged Jaguar XF
- ANALYSIS - 2016 Kia Carnival Platinum
- THE WEEK THAT WAS - VW agrees a deal with the US
- JLR achieves aluminium recycling milestone
- Ford books record Q1 pre-tax profit
- Ford to idle top-selling truck's plant for a week
- Mitsubishi orders plunge in crisis
- German government incentivises electric car sales