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UK CV production down in August

August commercial vehicle production in the UK fell 11.5% year on year (better than cars) with 4,915 vans, taxis, trucks and buses manufactured.

Ford Romania plant adds Puma ST

Ford's Romanian said it had started production of the Puma ST crossover at its plant in Craiova.

Serbia auto wiring plant ahead of schedule

South Korean automotive components manufacturer Kyungshin Cable might open its new factory in Serbia's Smederevska Palanka ahead of schedule, in...

Ex-PSA man to lead Hyundai powertrain tech

Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) has announced it has appointed Alain Raposo as Executive Vice President in charge of its Powertrain Tech Unit at the Group’s...

Hyundai Motor builds second plant in Vietnam

Hyundai Motor broke ground on its second vehicle assembly plant in Vietnam this week, according to local reports, as the carmaker looks to strengthen...

Volvo Cars goes for green bonds, too

Volvo Cars says it has established a Green Finance Framework, allowing the company to fund its ambitious climate plan and electrification strategy by...

Renault Samsung to halt production until October

Renault Samsung Motors confirmed it plans to suspend production at its only assembly plant until mid October to slow the build-up of inventory.

FREE TO READ - Global pandemic sector recovery briefing

As we enter a recovery phase around the world, we aim to bring you the latest news and intelligence on the speed, nature and shape of the automotive sector's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

UK car output down 44.6% in August as crisis bites

UK car production declined by 44.6% in August due to the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on economies and car...

Mahle to shut two Germany factories

Mahle is to close two German factories in Gaildorf (Baden-Württemberg) and Freiberg (Saxony), while adding there will be...

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2020 Beijing motor show - the world premieres

Delayed by five months, AutoChina 2020 opens to the public on 30 September. Below is a list of production model and concept world premieres.

Jaguar, Tesla and a reimagined sun visor - the week

Future models-r-us. You knew that. This week, Jaguar was in the spotlight: The leaping cat brand saw its EU-EFTA-UK...

Interior design and technology – Kia XCeed

The fourth member of the Kia Ceed family is built at Kia’s production facility in Žilina, Slovakia. Tailored to the...

Jaguar future models

The leaping cat brand saw its EU-EFTA-UK sales halve to 24,389 during the year to the end of August. Data for North...

RESEARCH SNAPSHOT – Biometrics in cars

While most of us are accustomed to using our fingerprint to unlock our phones, can biometrics be used to reliably unlock our cars? Some automakers are exploring the application of fingerprint sensors as well as retinal scans, and voice/facial recognition to replace the conventional key fob for accessing a car and starting its engine. Continuing just-auto/AIC’s series of research snapshots, Matthew Beecham assesses the stage reached with fingerprint sensors to access the car.

ANALYSIS - Skoda Octavia

Twenty years ago this month, a new era began for Škoda as production of the first modern era Octavia began at Mladá...

Tata Motors future models

Until recently, Tata seemed to be the main victim as the likes of Hyundai, Kia and MG gained ground in a recovering...

Future models and an FTA - the week

Our future models reports continued this week with a look at Honda: Thanks to its sales and production records being...

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COVID-19 hits the auto industry

The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is causing disruption in China (especially Hubei province) with knock-on impacts on...

CES 2020

OEMs and Tier 1s announce vehicle and technology innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Our...

PSA and FCA plan to merge

PSA and FCA have jointly published plans for a merger that they say opens a path to the creation of a new group with...

Strike hits General Motors in North America

In the middle of September, some 49,000 UAW members at GM in the US walked out in what is the company's first strike...

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Sit down, we need to talk – Facetime with Nio

While giving instructions in our cars is nothing new, putting questions to the likes of Alexa and Cortana while on the...

INTERVIEW – Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida

Makoto Uchida became president and CEO of Nissan in January 2020, and by May had unveiled his four-year transformation...

SNAPSHOT - Skoda designer discusses Enyaq iV SUV

Karl Neuhold, head of exterior design at Skoda, highlights the upcoming Enyaq IV car's design...

Seven golden rules of supply chain management

Supply chain resilience has been sorely tested by Covid-19. We speak to Professor Richard Wilding,...

Exhausting business – Tenneco hits the right note on the Chevy Corvette

Tenneco is supplying thermal and acoustic management solutions in an exhaust system design for...

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