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Rheinmetall secures electrical vacuum pump order

Rheinmetall Automotive has secured what it says is a major order for electrical vacuum pumps from an unnamed automaker.

Japan sales fall 23% in June

Japan’s new vehicle market continued to decline sharply in June 2020, by almost 23% to 347,371 units from 450,398 units a year earlier, according to...

Hyundai exports first batch of hydrogen trucks

Hyundai Motor this week said it exported its first hydrogen powered trucks from South Korea, a batch of 10 heavy duty fuel cell electric vehicles...

EC gives green light for Osram acquisition by AMS

European Commission authorities have unconditionally approved the proposed acquisition of Osram by AMS through the EU Merger Regulation.

Australian new vehicle sales recover in June

New vehicle sales in Australia in June 2020 were down just 6.4% year on year, described by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) as "the...

Karma to expand European retail network

Karma Automotive is to expand its business in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

Taiwan sales rebound by 8% in June

The new vehicle market in Taiwan expanded by 8.2% to 41,386 units in June 2020 from 38,239 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing...

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British Gas orders 1,000 Vauxhall electric vans

British Gas said it had ordered 1,000 new all-electric Vivaro-e vans from PSA's Vauxhall. It's claimed to be the largest...

Ineos in talks with Daimler over Hambach site

Ineos Automotive - which is planning to launch a new 4x4 utility vehicle called 'Grenadier' in 2022 - has confirmed it...

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Virtual and augmented reality get COVID-19 boost – should the auto industry embrace this technology?

Virtual and augmented reality get COVID-19boost –should the auto industry embrace this technology?Virtual reality (VR) and its cousin, augmented reality (AR) were previously niche facets of the gaming industry, but have been growing in popularity since COVID-19 lockdown orders were implemented in many countries as consumers seek out new forms of escapism closer to home. Of the USD300m of non-advertising revenue Facebook reported in Q1 2020, a large proportion of that was driven by the company’s Oculus virtual reality gaming offshoot demonstrating the technology’s growing importance.

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The Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered looks like any other workaday variant, yet the posh adjustable dampers set it apart,...

Good and bad news and a Defender competitor revealed - the week

Gestamp is consolidating here in the UK. It is to close two plants as well as move staff from the Cannock site to the...

Daimler future models - Mercedes EQ [now with Hambach update]

BMW has i and Audi has e-tron: these are reserved for electric vehicles. Mercedes-Benz instead has one name for both...

Tesla resilience continues to confound COVID-19 crisis

Tesla's market capitalisation now exceeds that of Toyota, making it the most valued carmaker in the world.

China introduces measures to support struggling NEV segment

The Chinese government over the last few months has introduced a number of measures to help the country’s struggling new...

Daimler future models - Mercedes-AMG

Soon to lose its CEO to Aston Martin Lagonda, Mercedes-AMG is a major money maker for Daimler AG. Under Tobias Moers,...

JLR - Too far, too soon? Is it all doom and gloom?

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The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is causing disruption in China (especially Hubei province) with knock-on impacts on...

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OEMs and Tier 1s announce vehicle and technology innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Our...

PSA and FCA plan to merge

PSA and FCA have jointly published plans for a merger that they say opens a path to the creation of a new group with...

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In the middle of September, some 49,000 UAW members at GM in the US walked out in what is the company's first strike...

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Tenneco is supplying thermal and acoustic management solutions in an exhaust system design for first-ever, mid-engine...

Faurecia VP on connected and personalised car interiors

If you appreciate uncluttered, simple dashboards, then it will come as welcome news that traditional buttons are...

Exponential demand for ADAS puts pressure on vehicle testing

The volume and complexity of vehicle testing for assessments and approvals are expanding rapidly,...

Falken Tyre is on a roll as the COVID-19 lockdown eases

In the latest of our COVID-19 industry updates, we speak with Markus Bögner, COO and President of...

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Hydrogen remains the most abundantly available and commonly known element in the universe and it will become a game changer by being the source of cleaner power (zero-emission fuel) on a massive scale. Hydrogen is light, storable, energy-heavy, and does not produce direct carbon emissions or greenhouse gases (GHG). Sectors such as soil refining, ammonia production, methanol production and steel production use hydrogen extensively. Hydrogen will likely play a crucial role in clean energy transition with increase in its use in sectors such as transportation, buildings and power generation. Interest in the use of hydrogen technology is increasing in a range of niche transport market segments, besides other applications. In the short to medium term, hydrogen technology could be used to replace compressed natural gas (CNG) in some areas with minor changes to the existing infrastructure... Read more

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