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General Motors' UK operations' chief is Vauxhall MD Tim Tozer. He tells just-auto about the brand's high hopes for the new Astra and the resurgence of the UK manufacturing plant that makes it (one of two in Europe).
There years ago this month Paul Philpott became the managing director of Kia Motors for the UK and Ireland. This followed a stint at Kia Motors Europe (KME) in Frankfurt and prior to that, senior roles at Ford of Britain and Toyota GB.
The UK’s Business Secretary, Sajid Javid, has told an auto industry conference in London that retaining tariff-free access to "markets that are so important to the British automotive industry" is "top of my list".
The SMMT’s chief executive Mike Hawes has said that the UK automotive sector is in a good place to withstand the challenges ahead following the referendum decision for the UK to leave the EU.
UK car output was up 26.4% to 150,802 vehicles in May according to data issued by the SMMT.
The second generation Porsche Panamera has been shown to the media. As well as being the first model for MSB, a Volkswagen Group RWD/AWD architecture, the new hatchback sees the arrival of a fresh V8 diesel engine, now compliant with the latest EC emissions legislation.
Nissan Motor said global production in May increased 0.4% year-on-year to 435,938 units, the fourth consecutive month of increase and a record for the month.
The next Citroën C3 has been shown to the media at a special event ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show show in the autumn. Developed on PSA's elderly PF1 platform using the B618 project code, the new model sports an evolution of the C4 Cactus' Airbumps.
Inteva Products is expanding its global manufacturing capabilities with a new 300,000-square-foot facility in Guanajuato, Silao, Mexico.
European supplier body, CLEPA, says it is "shocked" by the UK's decision to split with Brussels after last week's (23 June) referendum, which saw Britain vote to leave the 28-State strong organisation.
Scandinavian supplier association, FKG says the UK's shock vote last week (23 June) to exit the European Union (EU) should not trigger tariff impositions as the impact from the decision continues to reverberate around the Continent.
Germany's automotive manufacturing and supplier body, VDA, is cautioning against any European Union (EU) imposition of customs barriers following the UK's decision to exit the Brussels association.
Production of the new GLC Coupe has started at Daimler's Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen.
Toyota Industries Engine India (TIEI), a joint venture between the local Kirloskar Systems (KSL) and Japan's Toyota Industries Corporation has opened a new diesel engine plant at Jigani Industrial Area, Bengaluru.
Following BMW, which will begin X1 SUV exports from its Brazilian assembly plant to the US next month, three other automakers have decided to hire temporary workers to help fill new orders from overseas due to increased competitiveness following devaluation of the Brazilian real versus the US dollar.
Iran's Central Bank says it, as well as the country's financial institutions, are compliant with international norms.
Iran's Ambassador to Russia is calling for more private businesses to become involved in his country as the post-sanctions landscape starts to open up real possibilities for overseas companies.
Geely's Volvo Cars has started production of its V90 premium estate at Torslanda, Sweden.
A spokesman for Volkswagen of America has told just-auto that the Jetta Hybrid is being discontinued. The car was built at Puebla in Mexico, mainly for the US market.
AvtoVAZ has unveiled the composition of its new board members today (23 June) at its annual general shareholder meeting.
Iran's Industry Minister has delivered a tub-thumping series of reasons why Western operations should consider reviving old ties or starting new ones in the post-sanctions era.
Hyundai Motor Group has recently (re)merged separately run Hyundai and Kia units into one in China, according to a Korean report.
So another St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) has flashed by in its usual white blur of back-to-back press conferences and some of the highest level networking I've ever seen.
I'm starting to get a small idea of the scale of things here in China, but really, I'm only scratching the surface of this vast country.
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