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Skoda global sales surge 11.6% in H1 2018

In the first six months of this year, Skoda delivered 652,700 vehicles, a record result.

Audi says solution for NA diesels agreed

Almost three years on from the start of the VW Group dieselgate crisis, Audi says it can offer a specific solution for all its diesel engines in the...

just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales surge 7.1% in H1 2018

The Volkswagen Group recorded the best ever first half year in its history, delivering 5.5m vehicles to customers. Deliveries in June grew 4.1% to...

just-auto Plus only VW Group China sales up 9.2% in H1 2018

Volkswagen Group China announced the first half-year deliveries for 2018: with its two Chinese joint venture partners, SAIC Volkswagen and...

Denso US joins Plug and Play mobility platform

Denso has announced its Silicon Valley office’s partnership with Plug and Play, the "world’s largest innovation platform".

just-auto Plus only Evonik sales up 4% to EUR7.5bn in H1 2018

Evonik has increased adjusted EBITDA to EUR742m (US$864m) in the second quarter of 2018 (prior-year: EUR640m). All three chemical segments contributed...

just-auto Plus only Covestro to increase film production globally

Covestro intends to significantly expand its global film production to meet the growing demand in all regions. In particular, capacity expansions are...

Vietnamese car company to unveil models at Paris Show

A new Vietnamese car company, VinFast, says it is developing its own range of 'world-class vehicles' to be produced at a new facility in northern Vietnam.

EU and Japan sign historic FTA

The European Union (EU) signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with Japan on Tuesday that will eliminate tariffs on almost...

SEAT starts assembling Arona and Leon in Algeria

VW Group-owned Seat has begun the final assembly of the Arona and the Leon models at a plant in Algeria.

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COMMENT - Marchionne, going but not gone

In less than six months’ time, Sergio Marchionne’s 14-year reign over the Fiat car business will come to an end.

Another good Volvo arrives at platform SPA

There was a noticeable air of excitement amongst Volvo Car UK people at the redesigned V60's press launch in Yorkshire...

Paris motor show world debuts list - Audi TT facelift

The public world premiere of a restyled Audi TT will take place at the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile.

Lotus under Geely - what's the plan?

Lotus is something of a curiosity. Like Chrysler, many companies have owned it, only to eventually sell to another firm,...

ANALYSIS - F39 BMW X2 targets Range Rover Evoque

BMW keeps on filling out its Sport Activity Vehicle line-up, making 2018 a busy year for the brand's SAVs. The X7 will soon act as a new bookend to a range which starts with the X1. A new X5 is imminent, while the second generation X4 is arriving at dealerships. The line-up was recently completed - for now at least - by the X2, a 4,360mm long Range Rover Evoque rival.

Interior design and technology – Fiat 500L

The Fiat 500L MPV was launched in the UK in 2013, receiving a facelift in 2017 when 40 per cent of the components were...

2018 Goodwood FoS world debuts list

This year's Goodwood Festival of Speed marked a quarter century of the event. The list of vehicle world premieres is...

Future model analysis always goes down a treat - the week

Geely's Volvo Cars has attracted a lot of coverage and attention recently - future electrification plan, acclaimed new...

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Trade tensions on the rise

Arrangements for international trade have become an area of concern for OEMs and suppliers with global sourcing...

What does WLTP mean for the auto industry?

From September 2018, all new cars in Europe, India, South Korea and Japan will have to report their fuel economy and CO2...

Turkey snapshot

Turkey is literally and metaphorically at a crossroads between East and West, while its 80m population has an average...

Russian Automotive Forum 2018

The annual Russian Automotive Forum brings OEMs and suppliers together to discuss developments and progress for the auto...

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Magna Exteriors makes an impact with front-end modules

What is a front-end module? It depends on who makes it and for whom. Front-end modules (FEMs) typically encompass the...

Valeo on tomorrow’s climate control systems

Cabin comfort is a given for motorists nowadays. The trend for multizone air-conditioning systems enables automakers to...

The science of sound - How Harman is striking a chord in the small car segment

Designing and developing a car audio system for a certain model is a complex process. Hitting the...

Magna lifts the lid off the car roof systems market

Magna covers the entire spectrum of vehicle roof systems. Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of...

Faurecia VP on tomorrow’s cockpit and smart interiors

The car - integral to the daily lives of millions of people – is being transformed into a living...

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Webinar on demand: The Impact of Advanced Thermoplastic Insulation Systems on e-motors

Automotive experts James Bonnett & Chris Slowinski explore the challenges e-motor manufacturers are facing & discuss how advanced thermoplastic insulation can help meet the...

Renesas: Expert white papers

At Renesas, a leading supplier of automotive microcontrollers and SoC products, we aim to be a provider of total solutions in response to growing trends and market needs. Through...

If you thought AWD technology couldn’t deliver both efficiency and performance, think again.

Although AWD vehicles are known for improving safety and performance, they often create complexity, production cost, and fuel economy challenges for automotive manufacturers.

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Global light vehicle OE batteries market - forecasts to 2033

Global light vehicle OE batteries market - forecasts to 2033

Published: Jul 2018

This QUBE report from just-auto report provides a comprehensive overview of the global electric vehicles and OE starter battery sector, major suppliers, top 14 markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use this report to gain a quick overview of the sector globally, prepare supply and demand forecasts, understand the size and scope of the top 14 markets and produce internal sales plans and forecasts.


Global light vehicle materials market - forecasts to 2033

Global light vehicle materials market - forecasts to 2033

Published: Jul 2018

This QUBE report from just-auto report provides a comprehensive overview of the global material trends sector, major suppliers, top markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use this report to gain a quick overview of the sector globally, prepare supply and demand forecasts, understand the size and scope of the top 14 markets and produce internal sales plans and forecasts.


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