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2020 NAIAS Detroit auto show cancelled

The North American International Auto Show will not take place this year, the organiser has announced.

Mitsubishi cuts kei car output

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation said it would temporarily suspend production of kei cars in Japan.

UK car production steady in February

UK car output was steady in February (with a decline of just 0.8% versus last year), but the month precedes the period when the COVID-19 crisis hit...

Faurecia/Valeo donate 130,000 masks to hospitals

Faurecia has donated 100,000 surgical masks to the Civil Hospitals of Colmar in Eastern France, an area particularly affected by the coronavirus,...

Lear provides coronavirus business update

Lear is instituting additional employee safety measures and enhancing the company's financial flexibility in light of the substantial impact Covid-19...

AAM withdraws 2020 financial outlook

AAM says, as a result of the unexpected disruption in light vehicle production and economic uncertainty due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic,...

FCA closes plants to 14 April

Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) said plants across the US and Canada, as well as headquarters operations and construction projects, would remain closed until 14...

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US vehicle market heading for 35.5% March decrease - Edmunds

Analysts at Edmunds say that March will see a much reduced US vehicle market in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus...

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Virus doom continues with the odd glimmer of hope - the week

One guess what was the main topic of the news/politicians/medics/countries/cruise ships/talking heads this week? Our running daily update, understandably, was most-read article of the week and is on course to be so for the next month/year/decade/century/all time, the way things are going.

COMMENT - Covid-19 could stall CASE disruption

While the automotive industry has been an active participant in all four strands of CASE, it was perhaps the sharing...

Chery Auto future models - Cowin, Karry and Chery

It's tricky times for Chery Auto, even if being owned by the city of Wuhu at least means it is somewhat protected from...

FCA future models - Ram

A decade ago, Ram was a fledgling brand, newly created out of Dodge trucks. Fast forward to 2019 and Americans bought a...

Shutdowns to cost European auto industry GBP29bn

Sweeping announcements by the region’s automakers mean that over one million vehicles will be lost from production in the period up to the week beginning 27th April. The COVID-19 coronavirus is cutting a swathe through the economic and social fabric of the world and bringing incalculable human cost. Indeed, it is presenting an economic crisis few expected to see again in their lifetimes after the 2007/8 global financial crisis.

FCA future models - Jeep

Having sold a stonking 242,969 Grand Cherokees last year in the US alone, FCA's Jeep division just keeps on breaking...

Interior design and technology – Volvo XC90

Launched in 2015 – and subtly refreshed last year - the second-generation Volvo XC90 comes teeming with semi-autonomous...

The virus gets worse - the week

There was a glimmer of hope in all the bad news this week - Wuhan, aka Coronavirus Central (thanks a lot) on...

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COVID-19 hits the auto industry

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

CES 2020

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...

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...

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Nio confident on prospects despite COVID-19 crisis

It’s clear that the impact of COVID-19 on China was significant and dramatic in the first few months of 2020. Factories...

Interview with Mercedes-Benz interior design director

Mercedes-Benz interior designers break new ground with every model. To learn how they achieve it and what inspires them,...

Yanfeng is on a mission to wipe out COVID-19 germs in the car

Given the accent on tomorrow’s car interior is becoming more about occupant comfort and health, how...

Ford puts a Spin on the micromobility market

Spin, the micromobility unit of Ford Motor, is expanding its footprint from 70 markets in the US to...

The weight is over – Revival of aluminium matrix composites

Lightweighting remains the holy grail of the automotive industry. Legacy materials such as high...

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