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Subaru output hit by part defect

Subaru has said its factory in Japan could be out of action for almost two weeks after it discovered a suspected defect in a power-steering component.

Michelin to acquire 80% of Multistrada for US$439m

Michelin has signed a US$439m agreement to acquire 80% of Indonesian tyre manufacturer, Multistrada Arah Sarana.

TI Automotive supplies plastic fuel tanks to Karma

TI Automotive is to provide blow moulded plastic fuel tanks for Karma's luxury electric vehicle programme.

Enel installs 130 charge points in Italy/Austria

Enel has installed 130 Fast Recharge charging stations, which are now operating on long-distance roads of Italy and Austria as part of the EVA+...

Michelin acquires Multistrada

Michelin has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire 80% of PT Multistrada Arah Sarana ("Multistrada"), a tyre manufacturer based in...

Grammer/Allygrow open joint tech centre in India

Grammer and Allygrow Technologies have set up up a joint venture in India to develop solutions for the automotive and commercial vehicle industry.

ExxonMobil and partners team on biofuel

ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group (REG) have signed a joint research agreement with Clariant to evaluate the potential use of cellulosic sugars...

Renault board to meet to resolve Ghosn succession

Renault has called a board meeting for tomorrow morning (24 January) which will reportedly seal Carlos Ghosn's replacements as Renault chairman and CEO.

Mercedes-Benz to build battery factory in Poland

Mercedes-Benz is to build a battery factory at Jawor in Poland in a move that will extend its global battery production...

ZF teams with Transdev for shared mobility

ZF is partnering with Transdev to develop a new shared mobility solution by integrating the e.GO Mover shuttle with the...

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Geneva motor show world debut list - Honda electric city car prototype

Global debuts for the 2019 Geneva motor show are listed below. The latest addition to just-auto's roster of world premieres is an official announcement from Honda of a 'new electric vehicle prototype'.

ANALYSIS - Porsche future models

As Porsche terms it, 2018 saw "a new peak in deliveries". The quarter million mark was exceeded, the year on year gain...

BMW and Mercedes talks prove auto is very CASE sensitive

Recent Reports emanating from the German newspaper Handelsblatt suggest that the two fierce rivals, BMW and...

Audi future EVs - should Elon fear e-tron?

The first in two features which cover what Audi is up to worldwide looked at the division's current and next generation...

Future Audi cars - the fightback begins

Even with the downturn in China, Audi still sold over 575,000 vehicles in 2018, way more than either Mercedes or BMW. Things are also good in the US, where the brand delivered in excess of 220,000 SUVs and cars. Europe, however, is a disaster. That's due to Volkswagen AG having been ill-prepared for WLTP. Plus, it will take a while yet for all current models to be approved as compliant. What though, is coming down the pipeline in terms of fresh, future models? Lots, is the short answer.

Ghosn, Brexit and a giant BMW grille - the week

As one of my colleagues remarked, the grille on the just facelifted BMW 7 Series is somewhat reminiscent of the...

25 years on comes the fifth generation Toyota RAV4

It seems hard to believe Toyota's RAV4 is 25 years old and entering its fifth generation. Seems only a few years ago I...

ANALYSIS - Future models for SEAT and Cupra

Buoyed by a young model range and the addition of multiple crossover/SUVs, SEAT made 2018 its best year yet for vehicle...

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Ghosn charges create turmoil in Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance

Amid allegations of financial misconduct, Carlos Ghosn has been removed from his position as chairman at Nissan. The...

CES 2019

OEMs and Tier 1s continue to announce vehicle and technology world premieres at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in...

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...

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Prodrive’s solution to composite recycling

Prodrive Composites has developed a process for manufacturing recyclable composite components that can satisfy future...

Sounds right – Q&A with Harman Car Audio VP

A number of automotive trends were evident at last week’s CES, notably how Artificial Intelligence, smart audio and...

CES - Shifting gears from RPM to EPM with Harman

Harman used the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) last week to...

CES – Harman’s Ignite cloud platform expands ecosystem

We heard at CES last week how Harman is expanding its Over-the-Air (OTA) offering to allow OEMs to...

CES – Harman on tomorrow’s 5G connectivity opportunities

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