Vehicle manufacturing: Latest news and analysis articles
It's been a long time coming but finally European car buyers are becoming aware of Infiniti. The Q30 is the reason why brand sales were up b...
The automotive industry in Asia is busy weighing up the implications of last month’s decision by the UK to leave the EU - whether the outcom...
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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.
Nissan has really needed something different to boost its sales in Brazil where it both imports or manufactures locally the vehicles it sells.
FCA US said it would spend US$1.48bn at its Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Michigan to retool for the redesigned Ram 1500 pickup truck "and support the future growth of the Ram brand".
Nissan's US unit has added new XD and Single Cab versions to its Titan full-size pickup line.
General Motors officials have said the automaker is re-evaluating its planned US$1bn spend to date in India and has put on hold moves to bring a new car platform to the country.
'Special items' totalling EUR2.2bn on Volkswagen AG's first half 2016 books, due to costs associated with the diesel emissions scandal, would have a "negative effect" on fully year group results for Porsche SE, the Stuttgart-based sports car and luxury SUV maker said, adding its full year, group profit after tax forecast nonetheless remained unchanged.
China is the largest passenger vehicle market in the world in terms of both production and sales volumes and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are looking to harness the potential of this vast market by rolling out new and improved powertrains, according to a new report.
The BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) joint venture had added the 1 series sedan to its locally-built range, saying the premium compact car segment is the fastest growing segment both in China and worldwide.
Future Mobility, a Chinese electric-vehicle (EV) start-up established at the beginning of the year, plans to launch a premium car model by 2020 that will compete with existing global vehicle manufacturers such as BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi.
Several UK car factories face an uncertain future following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, according to PA Consulting Group research.
Turbo charging a one-litre, three-cylinder engine is a growing trend here in Brazil.
FCA said it would spend more than $1bn on its assembly plants in Illinois and Ohio to retool them for Jeep models. Up to 1,000 new jobs could be created.
New collaborative robots – or co-bots – are being used to help Ford workers in Germany fit shock absorbers to Fiesta cars, a task that requires pinpoint accuracy, strength and dexterity. Employees work hand-in-hand with the robots to ensure a perfect fit.
Reports in the US suggest that a supplier to General Motors that filed for bankruptcy protection last week could lead to widespread disruption of production at GM plants in North America.
Škoda is using three weeks of production downtime in July to carry out extensive maintenance and modernization of three Czech production sites.
Significant growth in China's cities is likely to come through second and third tier centres as the country swiftly looks to become a 30m vehicle market in the next few years.
Honda Motor began production of its premium-branded Acura vehicles in China for the first time last week.
Porsche aims to keep its profit margin running at a double-digit percentage of sales in the coming years, benefiting from more efficient production while boosting spending on its first all-electric car, chief executive Oliver Blume has said.
Robotic glove technology developed out of a partnership between General Motors and NASA for use on the International Space Station is finding new life on earth in health care, manufacturing and other industrial applications though a licensing agreement between GM and Bioservo Technologies AB, a Swedish medical technology company.
Porsche has opened a new engine plant at its main site in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen where 400 workers produce around 200 V8s a day after a EUR80m spend.
The Fitch ratings agency says that Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is the automotive group most at risk of revenue and earnings pressure due to the so-called Brexit referendum result for the UK to leave the EU.
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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