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Future Cadillacs, UAW strike - the week

General Motors future models - Cadillac

Q&A with Delphi Technologies CEO Richard F. Dauch

Bosch on tomorrow’s steering systems

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GM strike rumbles on; talks continue

Reports in the US point to some progress in talks between General Motors and the UAW, as GM's first strike in twelve years continued this week.

Haldex chief welcomes ZF sale of 20% stake

Haldex chairman Joergen Durban has welcomed ZF's divestment of its stake in his company, adding he hoped Knorr-Bremse would do likewise.

GM Korea union restarts strike action

Now General Motors is dealing with strike action in South Korea as well as in the US.

EPA starts on Trump California emissions promise

The US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said...

IIHS rates Tesla Model 3 a 'top safety pick'

Tesla has picked up its first award from the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), as the 2019 Model 3, its most expensive sedan, achieved...

BASF innovation for thinner and lighter components

In a joint project, BASF and STR Automotive have brought components for premium vehicles into serial production for the first time using a new...

Ford Europe launches app-based connected services

Ford has launched a new connected vehicle smartphone app that it says will help small business customers maximise efficiency, security and productivit

Amazon to buy 100,000 electric vans

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' sweeping new plan to tackle climate change, announced at an event on Thursday at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, includes a deal to purchase 100,000 electric delivery vans from vehicle manufacturer Rivian, cnbc.com reported.

Skoda starts production of its first PHEV

Skoda's first production model to be fitted with plug-in hybrid electric drive - the Skoda iV - has rolled off the...

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...

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Future Cadillacs, UAW strike, Delphi interview - the week

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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...

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 and North America, GM has thrown much money at the division and infused it with fresh thinking. Suddenly, no-one can say there are too many big cars but too few SUVs. The CT4 and CT5 sedans will soon be rolling into showrooms, an elegant next generation Escalade is now just months away from being revealed, while the 2020s will bring an electric SUV and many other novelties.

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...

The last Frankfurt as we know it? - the week

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...

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Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) 2019

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...

Webinar: How will new technologies impact vehicle performance & customer trips to repair facilities?

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

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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Autonomous light vehicle market review and forecasts to 2034

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McLaren Group Ltd - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Global vehicle lightweighting - technology, trends and the future

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