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GM confirms investment in southern Brazil

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Auto groups oppose Trump NAFTA US content plans

Auto industry groups from Canada, Mexico and the US are pushing back against the Trump administration's demand for higher US automotive content in a...

Switzerland bans Porsche diesel registrations

Switzerland's road agency has imposed a preliminary ban on new registrations of Porsche Cayenne cars equipped with manipulated diesel engine...

Will Daimler and BMW combine car sharing services?

Daimler and BMW are rumoured to be in talks to combine their car-sharing services Car2Go and DriveNow, the chief executive of car rental company and...

Drivers need convincing of automated car benefits

Drivers fail to see that automated and driverless vehicles will deliver promised benefits according to a new study.

GAZ launches van production in Turkey

GAZ Group has started assembly of Gazelle Next cargo van and combi van models in Turkey.

Trelleborg to build new facility in Denmark

Trelleborg has, through its business area Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, invested in a new production facility for sealing solutions in...

PPG opens new Argentina refinish training centre

PPG announced it has opened a new 300 sq m training centre for automotive refinish professionals in Pillar, Argentina.

GM confirms investment in southern Brazil

General Motors will spend BRL1.4bn/US$430m on its Gravataí plant in state of Rio Grande do Sul.

Hyundai Motor previews new fuel cell vehicle

Hyundai Motor has offered an early glimpse of its next generation fuel cell vehicle, well ahead of the hydrogen-powered...

Nissan sees e-Power potential in emerging markets

Nissan Motor Indonesia displayed the first model to receive the new e-Power drivetrain, the Note, at the motor show in...

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Electrics, Frankfurt, GM, FCA - the week

Our scrutiny of future Jaguar SUVs and electric models drew a lot of looks this week as did news of electric Ford Transits developed with DHL Deutsche Post.

Honda & Acura NSX: better than an Audi R8?

What could better demonstrate the strange situation that Honda UK and Honda Motor Europe find themselves in than the...

Will Ford sieze an electric opportunity for Lincoln?

It has been just over a year since what Ford calls The Lincoln Motor Company was the subject of a just-auto in-depth...

ANALYSIS - More SUVs and an electric future for Jaguar

Once in danger of going the same way as Saab or Lancia, Jaguar has been brought back to life via massive infusions of...

Future models, Toyota waistlines, diesel deals - the week

Our 'future models' analysis is always popular and, this week, we put Land Rover and Range Rover SUVs for the 2020s - not that far away - under the microscope. We talked connected car user experience with Harman and I, having fired a heap of flak at Toyota stylists over their (cars') waistlines, was put thoroughly in my place by my own traitorous kids.

How 900Nm and 48V make the Audi SQ7 TDI epic

In the words of a friend who owns a Golf GTD and is a long time fan of multiple Volkswagen Group models, driving the...

ANALYSIS - Land Rover and Range Rover SUVs for the 2020s

Land Rover is both the vehicle volume and profits powerhouse of not only JLR but Tata Motors Limited too. Thanks to a...

Automotive technologies through a patent lens

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The virtual world and automotive

The virtual world is edging closer and impacting the buying and driving experience. There are virtual reality headsets...

BMW Group future product strategy

BMW is pouring money into renewing both its global model range and trying to create sub-segments which it could dominate...

All change at Ford

Ford has changed its CEO and reshuffled its top management as it seeks a corporate reset in the face of falling profits...

Where next for PSA Group? Future model strategy revealed

We take a forensic look at PSA Group brands and future new model strategy

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The 2017 global light vehicle front end modules report - forecasts to 2032

The 2017 global light vehicle front end modules report - forecasts to 2032

Published: Jul 2017

This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global OE front end modules sector, major suppliers, top markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use this report to gain a quick overview of the sector and to understand the size and scope of the world's key markets


China New Energy Vehicle Report

China New Energy Vehicle Report

Published: Jul 2017

This up to date report responds, among other things, to the following questions: Who dominates the market currently and why? What changes can be expected or not? How difficult will it be for the various OEMs to meet the fuel saving targets and the NEV carbon credit quotas laid down by the government? What impact will changes of the regulation have and how will technology trends be affected? What are reasonable game plans of the OEMs in terms of model mix in order to achieve the regulation? Why might 48V and plug-in hybrids be the winners out of all this?


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