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China’s automakers look to reverse EV market drop

Hybrid-only era over - Lexus EVs and PHEVs coming

Is Ford Ranger Raptor worth fifty grand?

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Kia to produce two new models in India in 2020

Kia Motors announced it will begin production of two new vehicle models in India next year to help lift local sales.

Mercedes-Benz sets November sales record

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz boosted sales 5.3% year on year to sell 209,058 cars in November, a record for the month.

Evbox reopens renovated Bordeaux facility

Evbox has reopened its renovated and upgraded Bordeaux factory for electric vehicle fast-charging stations.

More Takata airbags recalled in the US

Joyson Safety Systems, the company established as a result of the merger between bankrupt Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata and Chinese-owned Key...

BASF doubles Jiangmen refinish coatings capacity

BASF is to double production capacity of automotive refinish coatings at its Jiangmen site in China.

Freudenberg inks final deal for 100% Filc shares

Freudenberg has signed a final agreement to acquire 100% of Filc shares.

just-auto Plus only Hyundai Canada: 4th consecutive record sales month

Hyundai Canada today announced its best November sales results to date, marking the brand's fourth consecutive months of record sales. In...

GM confirms LG battery JV for Lordstown

General Motors has confirmed an earlier report it would team up with LG Chem to mass-produce battery cells for future battery-electric vehicles.

UK car market slips 1.3% in November

The UK new car market fell by 1.3% in November, with 156,621 models registered, according to figures released today by...

CEE - CASE trends can cross transport sectors - Yanfeng

Yanfeng says some of its interior concepts can be applied across many disciplines as the supplier looks to take...

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Look ma, no spark plugs (some of the time)

In the hundred-plus years of the automobile, certain technology has bubbled to the top and largely stayed there. Pistons still go up and down (or side to side) inside engines. Despite the occasional flirt with rotaries (tip sealing problems) and alternatives such as the Orbital. Petrol motors have spark plugs, diesels work on compression ignition. Friction clutches separate engine from gearbox so you can change a box of cogs essentially unchanged since the dawn of time. Automatics are still best, I think, as epicyclic gear trains with a torque converter. Freon became the air conditioning refrigerant of choice because you could chill a meat locker with such a system.

China’s automakers look to reverse sharp EV market decline

Since the government cut subsidies in June, China’s new energy vehicle (NEV) market - comprising mainly electric and...

Is Ford Ranger Raptor worth fifty grand?

Think no-one would pay almost fifty thousand pounds for a Ford? Think again. And it isn't only the Mustang Bullitt that...

Hybrid-only era over - Lexus EVs and PHEVs coming

Lexus will have another very good year in 2019. Sales have risen strongly in China, and in Europe too, while the brand...

Perodua and Daihatsu - future models and platforms

The second feature in the Toyota Motor Corporation series is a look at the current and future models of subsidiary Daihatsu Motor. The Osaka-based firm in turn controls Perodua, a brand which has a 40 per cent share of the Malaysian market, sales for the first three quarters totalling 178,754 cars.

Electrification and autonomous is costing jobs - the week

We began this wrap last week with job cuts and 'ere we go again.

Global vehicle market subdued - Q3 analysis

The global light vehicle market is continuing on a downward trend this year according to the latest data, although the...

Is Toyota's hybrid Avensis replacement any good?

In some circles, the Toyota Camry is a Marmite (or should that be Vegemite?) car. Y'love it or hate it. Some residents...

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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...

Strike hits General Motors in North America

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...

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...

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Harman VP on why sensor fusion makes sense for ADAS and autonomous driving

The automotive industry remains divided on the sensor configuration needed to support autonomous driving. Tesla is...

Valeo VP on smart thermal management systems

Valeo Thermal Systems is on a mission to optimise thermal energy management for cleaner, safer and more reliable...

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In a short space of time, Ian Callum and the team at CALLUM have formed a design studio and...

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