Vehicle manufacturers: Latest news and analysis articles
If I had to think of one adjective to describe this week's autobiz news, 'interesting' is as good a fit as any. Bit of this, bit of that....
Last week saw Scandinavian automotive supplier body FKG's Annual Forum in Gothenburg, bringing together more than 400 component producers, p...
Ping goes the inbox. A welcome new email comes from our colleagues at JATO Dynamics with the latest eight-month YTD European PHEV sales data...
It's as if the Cold War never went away....
In the second and final part of an interview with Maxim Picat, the head of Peugeot explains why the brand cannot launch a low-cost model, and details plans for new energy cars.
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.
Ford Motor Company on Friday (24 October) reported 2014 third quarter pre-tax profit down $1.4bn year on year to $1.2bn though it was nonetheless the automaker's 21st consecutive profitable quarter.
Making use of its new 9,600 units a year quota limit for additional IPI excise tax exemption, Honda is, for the first time, importing the Civic Si 2-door coupe version - from Canada.
Former Ford PR chief Jason Vines, a key lieutenant of CEO Jacques Nasser at the time, says the company bugged his telephone during the company's 2001 Firestone tyre crisis.
Production of the redesigned Mazda 2 (Demio in Japan) has started at the automaker’s new plant in Mexico.
In the latest development in the Takata airbag saga, Nissan Motor said it is recalling 260,000 vehicles globally due to a defect in driver-side air bags made by the supplier.
Various world premieres for the 2014 LA international auto show have been announced, and others will follow. Ongoing updates are being made to the list ahead of the 18 & 19 November media preview days.
Making cars where you sell them makes sense on a number of grounds. It can be a way to save on shipping costs, exploit lower manufacturing costs, avoid import tariffs and reduce exchange rate risks.
A German couple have just handed over Otto, their trusty 300 GD, to the Mercedes-Benz museum. What makes Otto so special? Read this and find out.
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- THE WEEK THAT WAS: Interesting, interesting...
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- COMMENT: FKG keeps ears on the track in Gothenburg
- Tatkata airbag recall extended to 7.8m US vehicles
- JLR-Chery JV opens China factory
- Daimler restructures cooperation with Tesla
- UK: Vauxhall goes after Ford with Corsa pricing
- Next Audi A8 will be 'autonomous'-capable
- Jaguar Land Rover: Providing remarkable growth throughout the economic downturn
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