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General Motors future models - Holden

Q&A with Delphi Technologies CEO Richard F. Dauch

LA auto show - Audi e-tron Sportback world debut

Steering acquisitions open AD truck opportunities

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Seat to trial landfill methane in vehicles

Volkswagen Group Spanish subsidiary Seat said it would participate, until 2023 in the Life Landfill Biofuel project, which was recently approved by...

UK fleets plan restructuring due to WLTP

Almost one in six business car fleets in the UK is planning some sort of restructuring due to the new WLTP vehicle testing regime, according to...

AAM sells US iron casting operations

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its US iron casting...

Kobe Steel unit officially opens US alloy plant

Kobe Steel said US subsidiary, Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions (KPEX) held an opening ceremony for a new automotive extrusion plant in Bowling...

Falken secures Audi tyre OEM deal

Falken Tyre Europe said it had secured a contract to supply VW Group premium brand Audi with OEM fit tyres for a new compact SUV.

Malaysia sales down sharply again in August

Malaysia's new vehicle market continued to plunge in August, by 22% to 51,148 units compared with strong year-earlier sales of 65,550 units, according...

just-auto Plus only Subaru marks ten million vehicle sales in the US

Subaru of America announced the sale of its 10-millionth vehicle in the US. The new owner took delivery of a 2019 Subaru Impreza at the oldest Subaru...

Akebono Brake to close six plants worldwide in turnaround plan

Struggling Japanese components maker Akebono Brake Industry said it would end operations at six manufacturing plants in Japan and overseas as part of a restructuring plan designed to rebuild the ailing business.

Toyota Brazil adding third car line at Sorocaba

Toyota Motor said its Brazilian sales and manufacturing subsidiary, Toyota do Brasil (TDB), would spend BRL1bn (US$243m)...

UAW strike shuts down GM Canada Oshawa truck plant

The United Auto Workers (UAW) strike against General Motors in the US from Sunday night led to hundreds of workers at...

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Volvo surges as Lynk and Geely sales nose-dive

What's the best selling premium make C segment SUV in Europe? A BMW. And what's number two? Hint: it's neither a Mercedes nor an Audi. The Volvo XC40 is not only ahead of the GLA-Class and Q3, it's closing the gap to the market leading X1 too.

Tokyo motor show world debuts - Mitsubishi PHEV concept

Mitsubishi is the second manufacturer to announce a global premiere for next month's Tokyo motor show.

General Motors future models - Holden

Once the number one make in Australia, Holden now mostly dwells in position number nine. In August, sales dropped by 18...

General Motors future models - Cadillac

Stung by criticism that Cadillac wasn't offering the right luxury vehicles for shifting customer preferences in China...

LA auto show - Audi e-tron Sportback world debut

Having revealed the e-tron Sportback concept at Auto Shanghai in April, Audi now says the production version will be a world premiere at the Los Angeles auto show in November.

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Will this be the last Frankfurt as we know it? That was the question being posed in Germany as the latest IAA opened...

Interior design and technology – VW Golf

Although the VW Golf Mk 7 has been around for quite a while (appearing on our shores in 2012 and updated in 2016), its...

Renegade Trailhawk - the torquetastic baby Jeep

In a segment where 4x4 drive is the exception to a front-wheel drive rule, the most rugged version yet of Jeep's...

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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...

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...

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Q&A with Delphi Technologies CEO Richard F. Dauch

After the break-up of supplier giant Delphi Automotive into Aptiv and Delphi Technologies, Delphi Technologies is in...

Steering system acquisitions open AD truck opportunities for Knorr-Bremse

Braking system supplier, Knorr-Bremse entered the commercial vehicle steering market in 2016 when it acquired tedrive...

SsangYong UK's MD Nick Laird on the push to double sales

We sit down with Nick Laird, SsangYong UK's Managing Director at the launch of the new Korando SUV...

How ADAS simulation tech keep drivers in the loop

In all walks of life, culture can have a major influence on user-behaviour. Automotive engineers...

Magna Seating VP on tomorrow's solutions

Although lighter car seats remains a focus of research, other developments in seating have been...

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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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Customers are bombarded with new technologies in today's vehicles. This brings new opportunities to improve safety, however there is a learning curve for both manufacturers and...

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Shared mobility - Thematic Research

This report takes a look at the sharing economy through the lens of car sharing and ride hailing – two shared mobility services that have emerged recently as part of the wider sharing economy... Read more

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

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