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BMW upbeat on 2021 prospects

BMW has said it is optimistic about prospects ahead for the current year, with growth centred on electric models. It also outlined a strategy for...

Chip shortage suspends Subaru Japan output

Subaru Corporation has temporarily suspended production at factories in Japan "due to interruptions in deliveries of certain parts using...

Trump China chip policy didn't help auto shortage

A global shortage of semiconductors which has led to automakers worldwide shutting assembly lines has, in some cases, been exacerbated by the outgoing...

Shanghai motor show - first world premieres named

It might be more than three months away but already, some OEMs are announcing vehicle world debuts for the biennial Auto Shanghai. The list below will...

South Korea to aid self-driving R&D

The South Korean government said it would make available grants worth KRW1.1trn (US$1bn) over the next seven years to companies developing autonomous...

VW opens new regional parts hub in Malaysia

Volkswagen Group has opened a new aftermarket parts distribution centre in Malaysia to supply 21 Asia-Pacific countries, according to local reports.

"Strong tensions" on semiconductor market - Valeo

Valeo says it is seeing "very strong tensions" as the impact of the semiconductor shortage continues to affect global OEMs.

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.

Kia to launch seven E-GMP models by 2027

Kia Motors plans to launch seven, purpose-built, all-electric vehicle models based on the group's newly-developed...

Supplier confirms SAIC/Alibaba premium EV JV plans

SAIC's plan to join forces with 'etail' giant Alibaba to launch a new premium EV brand, IM (or "intelligence in...

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You want chips with that? - the week

There's irony in the connection between two key themes running through just-auto's news this week - the latest round of ingenious electronic trickery unveiled throught the first ever virtual CES show (a moment of silence for the huge loss to Las Vegas' hospitality and entertainment sectors, please; this could stick) and the acute shortage of chips which power said electronics.

The chips are down as semiconductor shortage bites

Modern vehicles are as reliant on computer chips as they are on their engines and chassis. Most come fitted with a...

Renaulution - the future models changes

Groupe Renault is to be reinvented, yet again. The company uses the term 'Renaulution' to sum-up what's coming in the...

Smoke from a small fire? Apple and Hyundai...

Rumours have persisted for a number of years that US electronics giant Apple is exploring options for entering the...

GWM future vehicles - Wey and Haval

In the first chapter of a series looking at GWM's existing and next generation models, the focus was on three minor brands: Pao, Ora and Great Wall itself. In this second part, the focus shifts to what's new and what's next for Wey and Haval.

Plans progressing for Honda EVs to be built at GM plants

Details of the evolving tie-up between Honda and General Motors to build electric vehicles together are beginning to...

What downturn? Great Wall surges and looks ahead

In this first of a two-part series, the existing and next generation models of GWM's Pao and Ora brands, along with...

China’s NEV sector to drive economic growth

China’s expanding electric vehicle (EV) market is becoming an increasingly significant engine of economic growth in the...

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Semiconductor shortages hit automotive output

As vehicle production volumes rise again, OEMs are reporting supply bottlenecks for critical semiconductors - with the...

Virtual CES 2021

In 2021, CES went virtual. Nevertheless, OEMs and Tier 1s announced many vehicle and technology innovations online. Our...

Perspectives on 2020 - views from around the auto industry

In these extraordinary times, we have reached out to parts of the global auto industry for perspectives on current...

COVID-19 hits the auto industry

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

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Tomorrow’s cockpit – more connected, versatile and immersive

A car interior must suit the owner’s lifestyle, yet also be functional and flexible. Connectivity between the vehicle,...

Redefining car interiors – Q&A with Faurecia

The driver and passenger experience is changing, with advanced technologies able to boost safety and reduce the load on...

VIRTUAL CES - Gentex’s digital vision

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has gone digital this week, and so has Gentex. The tier one...

System solutions for the software-defined car - Q&A with ZF

The vehicle of the future will feature high levels of networking and automation defined by software,...

Intelligent cockpit systems - intuitive and interconnected, anticipating user needs

Modern vehicles are already described as ‘supercomputers on wheels’, with the levels of compute and...

Thought leaders


Webinar on-demand: Next Generation Design for the Automotive industry

The automotive industry is changing faster than ever, with electrification, connectivity autonomous driving, and lightweight construction combining to do away with old design...

Webinar on-demand - Interiors with Instincts: 3D Imaging Radar for In-Car Sensing

Safety, innovation and scalability are all key factors in designing intelligent interiors.

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Hybrid and Electric Cars in United Kingdom

Hybrid and Electric Cars in United Kingdom

Hybrid and Electric Cars in the United Kingdom industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2015-19, and forecast to 2024). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market... Read more

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Global electric and hybrid light vehicles market - forecasts to 2034

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