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Indonesian vehicle sales surge in July

New vehicle sales in Indonesia jumped by over 37% to 85,130 units in July, compared with 61,890 units in the same month of last year, according to...

Ford opposes Lynk & Co trademark application

Ford Motor Company has complained to the US Patent and Trademark Office about Chinese automaker Geely Holdings’ application to register the Lynk & Co...

UK power operator issues warning on EV charging

The UK's national electricity transmission operator, the National Grid, has warned that future powerful fast chargers for electric vehicles risk...

BorgWarner to show technology in IAA debut

BorgWarner will exhibit its technology for the first time at next month's IAA in Frankfurt.

Proterra electric buses for Raleigh Airport

Raleigh-Durham Airport (RDU) Authority has approved the purchase of four Proterra Catalyst E2 zero-emissions battery-electric transit buses and...

Brose shows 'Competence in Mechatronics' at IAA

Brose will showcase its new products at next month's IAA using a 'Competence in Mechatronics' theme for interiors and vehicle access.

Johnson Controls unveils leadership changes

Johnson Controls says George Oliver, currently president and COO, will assume the role of chairman and CEO from 1 September, six months earlier than...

Ford UK introduces scrappage incentive

In what it says is an initiative to drive air quality improvement across Britain, Ford UK is introducing a scrappage scheme for pre-2010 registered vehicles that applies to all makes and can get customers up to GBP7,000 off new Fords.

Russia sales rebound gives GAZ cautious cheer

Russian Machines is optimistic the nascent signs of recovery witnessed recently in the country will translate into...

Ford signs MOU for new line of EVs in China

Ford has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Anhui Zotye Automobile Co., Ltd., a major...

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ANALYSIS - Ford's future global cars and minivans

Following on from a look at what Ford Motor Company is believed to be planning for Lincoln, the second chapter of a three-part series now turns to future Ford cars and minivans. The final instalment will be all about the blue oval brand's next generation of SUVs and pick-up trucks. Each feature includes details of autonomous, hybrid, PHEV, EV and/or hydrogen fuel cell models.

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