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Ford China sales crash 55% in November

Ford's sales in China plunged 55% year on year in November to 52,434 units. YTD sales were off 35% at 695,028.

Schaeffler start-up to present 'bio-hybrid' at CES

Bio-Hybrid GmbH, a company belonging to the Schaeffler Group, will present a 'near-production Bio-Hybrid' (think four-wheeled and pedal-powered, but...

Ford is latest OEM to hit China market problems

Ford's recent sharp decline to sales in China echoes that of other OEMs who say the market is experiencing difficulties as consumer confidence is...

Proton launches Geely-based X70 SUV

Malaysian national carmaker Proton this week officially launched its first SUV, based on a model already on sale in China by its new strategic partner...

Chile has Latin America’s largest EV bus fleet

The Chilean government has celebrated the arrival of 100 BYD K9FE electric buses in Santiago, the capital of Chile.

PPG boosts automated dispense cell financing

PPG is increasing investment in automated dispense cell manufacturing of paint and related coatings for the automotive parts and accessories...

Kiekert names Jerome Debreu as CFO

Kiekert has appointed Jerome Debreu as chief financial officer from 1 January, 2019.

Furious France slams Ford Bordeaux closure as "cowardice"

France's Finance Minister has launched an astonishingly blistering attack on Ford's decision to abandon a potential sale of its Bordeaux transmission plant, slamming the US manufacturer's move as "cowardice" and a "lie."

China vehicle sales fall 14% in November

New vehicle sales in China continued to fall sharply in November, by 13.9% to 2.55 million units from 2.7 million units...

Renault board says Ghosn Renault pay 'in compliance'

Renault's Board of Directors has met under the Chairmanship of Philippe Lagayette, Lead Independent Director, and heard...

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BMW poaches Audi autonomous driving chief - the week

News that former Audi automated driving head Alejandro Vukotich would take over as head of BMW Group's driver assistance and autonomous driving development department on 1 January, replacing the retiring Elmar Frickenstein, was a most-read news story this week.

Detroit auto show world debuts list - Infiniti EV crossover

It was already known that Infiniti would be showing a preview of its first electric vehicle at the 2019 NAIAS. Now comes...

Nissan re-engines rather than renews the Qashqai

Competition is hotting up in the European C-SUV sector as Honda unveils a new CR-V, with a hybrid to come, and Toyota...

Will new 2HX CR-V give Honda Europe the boost it needs?

What Honda claims is 'the world's best selling SUV' is newly available in European countries, some two years since the...

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just-auto's New & Future Vehicles Editor, Glenn Brooks, provides a summary update on our latest intelligence surrounding OEM strategies and future new product, extracted from just-auto's product lifecycle database (PLDB)

COMMENT - The uncertain road  to driverless delivery

Autonomous vehicles are increasingly seen as at the heart of a radically different future landscape for transport...

Daihatsu and Perodua future vehicles

The latest in a series of articles which looks into the future model plans of TMC's divisions follows a recent look at...

Will Kia succeed with multi-model Ceed plans?

Kia Motors Europe is just weeks away from an annual sales record by crossing the half-million mark. In Britain, KME's...

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Amid allegations of financial misconduct, Carlos Ghosn has been removed from his position as chairman at Nissan. The...

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There were some notable no-shows but still plenty of excitement around the biennial Paris show. We were there and our...

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LMC Automotive's North American Light Vehicle Production Update - Latest Monthly Update

LMC Automotive's North American Light Vehicle Production Update - Latest Monthly Update

Published: Nov 2018

This service provides customers with the very latest monthly data showing production for all light vehicles produced in North America. This data which is updated monthly and provided model-by-model, is only available via just-auto. The production numbers are shown for the latest month and for the year-to-date, for both the current year and the previous year. Coverage includes domestic brands and overseas brands manufacturing in the US, Canada and Mexico.


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Valeo SA (FR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Valeo SA (Valeo) is an automotive technology company that focuses on the design, production and sale of components, integrated systems, and modules for the automotive industry.


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