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ASEAN market declines in 2019

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Nissan CEO under pressure from shareholders

Nissan’s chief executive Makoto Uchida is coming under fire from shareholders anxious to see the under-performing company's strategy for...

JLR warns of China supply-chain hit

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has warned that its UK production risks being hit from next month because of supply-chain difficulties due to the...

Leoni calls for EV high voltage harness standard

Key harness supplier Leoni reckons high voltage wiring for electric vehicles could be manufactured considerably more cost effectively if automakers...

Honda changing automobiles unit structure

Honda Motor said it would change its automobile business from a collaborative structure where each area of S-E-D-B (Sales, Engineering/production,...

JLR shows urban mobility concept

Jaguar Land Rover has shown its Project Vector, part of its Destination Zero project, an autonomous, electric, connected urban mobility vehicle.

Opel to return to Japan

As doors close on Opel, others are opening.

British HGV market grows 12.6% in 2019

The UK’s new heavy goods vehicle (HGV - over 6 tonnes gross vehicle weight) market rose 12.6% in 2019, with 48,535 units registered, according to...

Automakers restart production in China

Automakers across China restarted production this week, after three weeks of shutdowns to help prevent the spread of the COVID19 virus, although most are operating in conditions far from normal.

Beijing auto show postponed

The Beijing Motor Show (Auto China 2020) scheduled for April has been postponed due to the health crisis in China caused...

GM sounds the retreat over Oceania and Thailand

General Motors announced over the weekend plans to withdraw from a number of markets in the Asia-Pacific and Oceania...

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