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Mitsubishi Motors chairman supports Ghosn

Mitsubishi Motors CEO Osamu Masuko has come out in support of under-fire Nissan CEO and Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance kingpin Carlos Ghosn,...

Japanese government offers support to alliance

Media reports from Japan said the government was ready to work for the stability of the Nissan-Renault global alliance following the shock arrest of...

Dealers downbeat on China market prospects

Dealers in China are taking a downbeat view on market prospects in China, with the China Association of Automobile Dealers (CAAD) warning that a...

GM names new head of Korea R&D unit

General Motors has nominated Roberto Rempel, executive chief engineer for small SUVs and mini vehicles, as the head of its R&D unit in Korea. GM...

BMW uses virtual reality to design workstations

BMW says that virtual reality (VR) techniques are increasingly finding use in BMW Group production and, in particular, is using VR technology to...

Kia drip feeds more of its new Soul

More details of Kia's full redesign of the Soul model line have been announced ahead of its global debut the Los Angeles auto show which opens next...

Flexible energy options needed for EV growth

Flexible energy options, such as energy storage, smart-charging electric vehicles, demand response and interconnectors, are needed to ensure that the...

Renault retains "temporarily incapacitated" Ghosn as CEO

Renault says it is retaining Carlos Ghosn as CEO but has asked alliance partner, Nissan for "all information in their possession" while the Japanese automaker investigates the Brazilian-born Frenchman for what it says is "misconduct."

France-Japan Finance Ministers to meet for Alliance talks

French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire and his Japanese counterpart, Hiroshige Seko, are to meet in Paris tomorrow (21...

Thierry Bolloré takes temporary Renault helm

Renault says COO, Thierry Bolloré, will be "specifically in charge of the continuity of the Executive Committee of...

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COMMENT - Is there politics behind Nissan Ghosn charges?

Companies are not just about the clinical science of conducting business and maximising returns for stakeholders. There are other elements in these sometimes complex social organisations.

ANALYSIS - Skoda drops diesel from updated Fabia

A facelift and updated engines for the big-selling Fabia have arrived at just the right time for Skoda, helping the...

Global automotive market report - Q3 2018

There were signs of global vehicle market weakness in the third quarter and stock market volatility suggests investors...

LA auto show world debuts list - Subaru Crosstrek PHEV and facelifted Mercedes-AMG GTs

Multiple new model and concept world premieres which will take place at the LA auto show. The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek...

Will Suzuki still dominate India in 2030?

In October, Maruti Suzuki's share of the Indian market dipped below fifty per cent. In no other market of this size, let alone one of around five million vehicle sales per annum, does a single brand dominate. As India's economy expands and its new vehicle market inevitably overtakes Japan to become the world's third largest, will Suzuki Motor have the right models to stay firmly in first place?

2018 Guangzhou motor show - world premieres list

Below is a list of vehicle world premieres which appeared at the 2018 edition of AutoGuangzhou.

Mercedes goes hybrid with hydrogen - the week

This week, Mercedes-Benz launched an electric vehicle featuring a hydrogen fuel cell and conventional plug-in hybrid...

Citroen 'Europeanises' the C5 Aircross with new rear seats

When it reaches European showrooms early in 2019, Citroen's C5 Aircross C-SUV will be new to this market but not new to...

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Ghosn charges create turmoil in Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance

Amid allegations of financial misconduct, Carlos Ghosn is to be removed from his position as chairman at Nissan. The...

Paris 2018

There were some notable no-shows but still plenty of excitement around the biennial Paris show. We were there and our...

Trade tensions on the rise

Arrangements for international trade have become an area of concern for OEMs and suppliers with global sourcing...

What does WLTP mean for the auto industry?

From September 2018, all new cars in Europe, India, South Korea and Japan will have to report their fuel economy and CO2...

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Hyundai-Kia's design chief on CASE opportunities

Hyundai Motor Group Design chief Peter Schreyer is rightly proud of his role in changing not only the look,  but the...

How drivers with engineering expertise create a better user experience

As vehicle quality and reliability has improved, OEMs are increasingly aware of the role user experience can play in the...

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As Brexit negotiations roil and foment in the corridors of Westminster in London, the Berlaymont in...

Paris Interview - PSA Global Purchasing EVP Michelle Wen

New Groupe PSA Executive Vice President, Global Purchasing & Supplier Quality, Michelle Wen has held...

Paris interview - French suppliers association FIEV CEO Jacques Mauge

French supplier association, FIEV (Fédération des Industries des Equipements pour Véhicules) had a...

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