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Future models - Denza, smart and Mercedes-Maybach

Interview part 1: Sernauto CEO José Portilla

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Toyota to develop BEVs for China with BYD

In another sign that Toyota is ramping up its battery electric vehicle (BEV) plans, the company has announced an agreement with BYD to jointly develop...

Indonesia sales slightly higher in June

New vehicle sales in Indonesia rose by 1.2% to 59,539 units in June 2019 from 58,842 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing wholesale...

Continental opens new powertrain plant in China

Continental has announced the official opening of its new Powertrain plant in Wuhu, China.

Chery selects Quanergy as its lidar partner

Lidar provider, Quanergy Systems says it is partnering with with Chery Automobile.

Audi appoints new Ingolstadt plant director

Audi's Ingolstadt plant director Albert Mayer is to retire this autumn and will be succeeded by Achim Heinfling, who is currently managing director of...

Teijin inks joint agreement with AEV Robotics

Teijin has signed a joint development agreement with AEV Robotics (AEV).

Thai market declines in June

Thailand's new vehicle market declined in June 2019 for the first time since early 2017, by 2.1% to 86,048 units from 87,854 units in the same month...

Oliver Zipse named as next BMW CEO

Oliver Zipse will assume the role of BMW Group board chairman and CEO effective on 16 August 2019. The company’s Supervisory Board made the decision during a meeting at its Spartanburg plant in the US.

SHOW REPORT - Gaikindo International Indonesia International Auto 2019

The Gaikindo International Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) got under way earlier than usual this year, on...

Hyundai claims world first for new hybrid transmission

Hyundai Motor Group claims to have developed the world's first active shift control (ASC) transmission.

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Talking Spanish supply and inline sixes - the week

Our interview - well, Simon Warburton's actually - with the director ejecutivo (CEO) of the Spanish suppliers association was very popular on just-auto this week, as we'd expect given the size of our supply chain audience.

Daimler future models - Denza, smart and Mercedes-Maybach

This first article in a series has three Daimler brands as its focus. What is to become of Denza, a JV between the...

ANALYSIS - Volkswagen Polo GTI+

Volkswagen keeps coming up with ways to make certain sports models more desirable and of course, more profitable. For...

Volvo plots a course for the future of Polestar

Polestar will soon start producing the 1, a low volume PHEV super-coupe that will be joined in 2020 by a BEV crossover...

Under the skin of the new Mini Electric

We take an in-depth look at the new Mini Electric, due in March 2020.

JLR engines boss on new Ingenium straight six

Land Rover's progress remains uneven. Worldwide, sales fell by 10.1 per cent last month yet in Britain the brand enjoyed...

Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Cupra concept

SEAT's Cupra division has confirmed a world premiere for the Frankfurt motor show in September.

Osram takeover and Linux Auto expands - the week

News Osram's board was supporting an offer for the supplier from a bidding consortium of Bain Capital and The Carlyle...

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FCA proposes transformative merger with Renault

FCA (Fiat-Chrysler) has proposed a 'transformative merger' with Renault to create a combined business that produces and...

Honda restructures manufacturing operations - and axes UK plant

Honda is planning to close its UK and Turkey plants as part of plans to re-balance its global manufacturing operations...

CES 2019

OEMs and Tier 1s continue to announce vehicle and technology world premieres at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in...

Ghosn charges create turmoil in Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance

Amid allegations of financial misconduct, Carlos Ghosn has been removed from his position as chairman at Nissan. The...

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Reflections on a market with Magna Mirrors

Vehicle rearview mirrors have transformed into complex vision systems jammed with electronics and consumer safety...

Interview part 1: Sernauto CEO José Portilla

Spanish suppliers association CEO, José Portilla has had many years experience in manufacturing sectors such as steel...

Hydrogen storage fuels innovation - Q&A with Magna Steyr

Magna Steyr is a global, brand-independent engineering and manufacturing partner to automakers,...

Bosch on tomorrow’s steering systems

Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH develops, produces, and sells steering technology for...

Steering tomorrow’s car – Q&A with Nexteer

Nexteer Automotive is a global manufacturer of steering and driveline systems. Earlier this year, it...

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Webinar on-demand: Thermoplastic gears – a solution to powertrain NVH improvement?

We explore several technical and commercial case studies, look at durability, NVH performance, cost-effectiveness (ROI) of thermoplastic PEEK gears versus metal gears, and why...

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M&A in Automotive - Thematic Research

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In this report, we look at mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the automotive sector over the last five years. We also highlight potential future bid targets in the sector, who is likely to acquire them and why... Read more

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Advanced engine technologies for meeting CO2 and fuel economy targets - forecasts to 2034

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Connected vehicle technologies - forecasts to 2034

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