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Tata turmoil - brand crashes to seventh at home

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UAW summons local GM branch chiefs to Detroit

The United Auto Workers (UAW) has summoned local union leaders to Detroit on Thursday for an update on its negotiations with General Motors.

UK finalises no-deal Brexit haulier preparations

British government authorities say final preparations in the event of a no-deal Brexit are taking place as traffic management steps in Kent are...

Syria clouds Turkey's planned new VW plant

Volkswagen has postponed the final decision on whether to build a car plant in Turkey, a company spokesman has said, amid international criticism of...

GF Casting divests Austria iron foundry

GF Casting Solutions is divesting its iron foundry in Herzogenburg (Austria) to MRB FerCon.

New BYD ADL Enviro200EVS for London

BYD says 22 BYD ADL Enviro200EV models are now in service on London routes between Highgate, Camden Town, King’s Cross and the City.

DeepRoute to start California self-driving tests

DeepRoute is to start testing self-drive vehicles in California.

Cummins appoints Amy Adams VP Hydrogen

Cummins says Amy Adams will join the Electrified Power business segment as vice president – Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Technologies.

Citroen UK plans for a 'hard Brexit'

Citroen UK's managing director Karl Howkins has told just-auto that his company is planning on a 'hard Brexit' with import tariffs added on cars shipped from the EU that could cause the UK market to decline by as much as 25%

China sales decline continues in September

New vehicle sales in China continued to slide in September 2019, by 5.2% to 2.27m units, from already weak year earlier...

Semcon new partner for VW truck electrification in Brazil

Semcon Brazil is entering a partnership with Volkswagen Brazil Truck and Bus to develop an e-delivery truck.

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Why the Volkswagen Tiguan is Europe's No.1 SUV

It took TMC and Honda many generations plus decades of nurturing and promotion to eventually make the RAV4 and CR-V two of the world's three top selling SUVs. The other one, which didn't exist twelve years ago, is only in its second generation. So what makes the Volkswagen Tiguan so sought after in China, Europe and North America?

Tokyo motor show world debuts - Toyota Copen GR Sport

World premieres for this month's Tokyo motor show continue to be announced. The latest is a version of the Daihatsu...

Renault board wields the CEO axe - the week

News Renault has dismissed Thierry Bollore as CEO with immediate effect, ending a week of intense speculation concerning...

COMMENT - Renault-Nissan Alliance now needs re-set

The board of Renault has decided to change its CEO in a sign that it is determined to move on from the turmoil of the...

LA auto show world debuts - Toyota RAV4 PHEV

Toyota says the public premiere of the 2021 RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid will take place at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November. Today also sees the release of information about the 2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport, which will have its auto show debut in Los Angeles.

Tata in turmoil - brand crashes to seventh at home

Tata wholesale deliveries collapsed by 56% in September, way more than the overall Indian market's 23% fall after a 31%...

Volvo S60 saloon shifts to warp speed with Twin Engine powertrain

Select Fusion Red Volvo S60 T8 Twin Engine AWD R-Design Plus saloon at UK 'Recharge' event. Vaguely recall last drive of...

Kia ready for 2020 with updated Niro Hybrid

Kia, one of the most consistent brands for rising sales in the European region, is on course to sell perhaps as many as...

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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...

Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) 2019

It's Frankfurt's turn to host Europe's big automotive show this year. Our coverage is gathered together here.

Q2 2019 company results

Second quarter, half year, first fiscal quarter - financial results for the period ended June 30 are in. We have covered...

FCA proposes transformative merger with Renault

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

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Faurecia Clean Mobility develops and produces novel solutions to drive mobility and industry toward zero emissions. Its...

Aerospace opportunities for automotive knowhow

The conventional view is that technology transfers from the aerospace industry to the automotive sector but James...

CEO Alain Visser on the future of Lynk & Co

The chief executive of VCC and Geely's Lynk & Co division stated on several occasions in recent...

Top trends - Q&A with Magna Car Top Systems

For some time, we have observed how the small, rectangle-shaped car roof window is being outshone by...

Modules out in front – Q&A with Magna Exteriors

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De-dieselization - Thematic Research

De-dieselization - Thematic Research

De-dieselization refers to the rapid market backlash against diesel, particularly in European markets, emanating from the VW emissions scandal and, concurrently, from increased lobbying over air quality in cities with diesel engines seen widely as the main culprit for dangerous urban air quality... Read more

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