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Groupe PSA future model plans - Opel and Vauxhall

Delphi Technologies’ CTO on smart propulsion, GDi

Groupe PSA future model plans - DS

Frankfurt IAA debuts - 900Nm Audi SQ8 TDI

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Nexteer opens Morocco plant

Steering systems specialist Nexteer has opened its first African plant in Kenitra, Morocco.

Apple buys self-driving start-up Drive.ai

Apple Inc has confirmed that it has acquired self-driving start-up company Drive.ai.

Mitsubishi joining Nissan in Tennessee

Mitsubishi Motors plans to relocate its North America headquarters from California to Tennessee, a move that will bring it closer to its majority...

Uncertain times for US automakers - report

A new Edmunds report says that 2019 has been a year of contrasts for automakers as they struggle to find a new normal amid rising interest rates,...

Volvo Cars releases 'armoured cars'

Geely-owned Volvo Cars says it is launching armoured cars for 'people needing heightened protection'.

Suzuki again chooses Hitachi ADAS components

Hitachi Automotive Systems said its stereo camera, which enables the detection of pedestrians at night, has been chosen by Suzuki Motor Corporation...

Toyota Australia boosts full year profit

Toyota Motor Corporation Australia (TMCA), now well freed of the shackles of local manufacturing, has posted an after-tax profit of A$206m for the...

GM spends $20m to ready Arlington for new large SUVs

General Motors said it was spending an additional US$20m at Arlington Assembly to upgrade plant conveyors in preparation for the launch of redesigned full-size SUVs.

Continental launches improved vehicle surroundings radar

Continental has launched a new short-range radar which provides more precise detection of vehicle surroundings.

FCA launches in-car commerce platform

FCA in the US is launching Uconnect Market, a new platform that allows car occupants to make on demand reservations and...

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Nissan lengthens Leaf legs, tweaks SUV and Micra powertrains

Nissan Motor (GB) has launched its new range-topping battery electric Leaf e+ with longer range and more power.

Torque boost makes Mazda MX-5 even more desirable

The MX-5 is now four years old but Mazda hasn't yet felt the need to refresh the looks. The engine line-up though, has...

Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Ford Puma

BMW has revealed a plug-in hybrid supercar concept at an event in Munich. The Vision M Next is to make its public debut...

Groupe PSA future model plans - Opel and Vauxhall

A lot has changed since just-auto.com looked at Opel and Vauxhall future models a year ago. Legacy vehicles from the GM...

Interior design and technology – Peugeot 3008

Launched at the 2016 Paris motor show, the second generation Peugeot 3008 competes in a crowded C segment SUV market. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we slipped inside this popular compact family crossover to see what distinguishes it from its predecessor. Quite a lot it seems.

Don't call our range extender a PHEV - the week

Another note to self this week: don't automatically assume a range extender is also a PHEV - certainly the maker of a...

Groupe PSA future model plans - DS

DS Automobiles remains a troubled division of Groupe PSA. Sales have slid to minimal levels in China and in May were...

Groupe PSA future model plans - Citroën

For a long time, Citroën was in trouble in many European markets. No longer. Its French market sales in particular are...

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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...

CES 2019

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

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...

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Delphi Technologies’ CTO on smart propulsion solutions, GDi and the CV diesel market

Since its spin-off from Delphi Automotive in 2017, Delphi Technologies has been pushing back the technical boundaries on...

Fuel for thought - some low carbon alternatives

A greener form of motoring, low carbon vehicles emit fewer harmful gases compared to a conventional car. Continuing...

Powering low carbon tech - Q&A with APC

The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) was set up six years ago in Coventry, the once centrepiece of...

Electrifying trucks - challenges and opportunities

It is said that commercial vehicles are the most difficult to electrify and likely to be the last to...

Lubricating electric vehicles – Q&A with Millers Oils

Lubricants are critical for cooling high-temperature components within ICE vehicles, but the...

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Renault SA (RNO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Renault SA (RNO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: Jun 2019

Renault SA (Renault) is an automobile company. It designs, manufactures, sells and distributes passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, and electric vehicles. The company also provides various services including sales financing, leasing, maintenance, and services contracts. Renault markets products under Renault, Dacia, Renault Samsung Motors, Alpine, and Lada brands. It distributes products through a network of primary and secondary dealers across the world. Renault has operations in Europe, Eurasia, the Middle East, North America, South America, Africa, and Asia Pacific. The company has manufacturing facilities across the world. Renault is headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, Ile-de-France, France.


Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: May 2019

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) is an automotive company. It develops, manufactures and sells automobiles and motorcycles, spare parts and accessories, and engines. The company also offers deposit business, retail customer and dealer financing, insurance, fleet business and car leasing services. BMW provides products and services related to the machinery and metal-working industry. It markets offerings under the BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce, Alphabet, Alphera, ReachNow and Motorrad brands. The company serves customers in Europe, the Americas, Asia and other regions; and has production and assembly facilities, and sales network across the world. BMW is headquartered in Munich, Bayern, Germany.


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