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JLR cuts, Ssangyong doom, manager moves - the week

Rimac – what’s all the fuss about?

Material matters - Challenges of casting EV parts

Mahindra and Pininfarina future models

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Tatung and Tangeng join forces for electric buses

Taiwanese industrial conglomerate Tatung Company has signed a contract to supply electric power systems to local commercial vehicle manufacturer...

VW's new strategy for megatrends transformation

Volkswagen says it is accelerating its transformation into a software-driven mobility provider under a new strategy called 'Accelerate'.

Japan sales flat in February

Japan's new vehicle market was just slightly higher at 432,299 units in February 2021 from 430,185 units a year earlier, according to registration...

Hyundai shares EV battery recall costs with LG

Hyundai Motor has agreed to share the cost of replacing the batteries on its recently recalled electric vehicles (EVs) with LG Energy Solutions,...

Auto Shanghai - Roewe Ei5 facelift

The latest additions to just-auto's list of global premieres for 2021's biggest motor show are the facelifted Roewe Ei5 and the Skoda Octavia Pro.

Edag starts new Munich test centre construction

Edag Group is to bundle its test competencies and capacities in a new building at the Waldmeisterstraße site in Munich, near BMW's Research and...

just-auto Plus only Sweden to build largest electromobility test bed

Research Institutes of Sweden has decided that Sweden's largest testbed facility for electric vehicles will be located at Save in...

FREE TO READ - Global pandemic sector recovery briefing

As we enter a recovery phase around the world, we aim to bring you the latest news and intelligence on the speed, nature and shape of the automotive sector's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

VW claims 'Project Trinity' car will lift EV/AV strategy 

Volkswagen says it is planning an electric car to be built in Wolfsburg from 2026 that will set new standards in terms...

Porsche ups Rimac stake to 24% with new investment

Porsche has further increased its investment in Rimac Automobili, a high-performance electric car startup, expanding its...

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Toyota scents a city car opportunity in Europe

Toyota has confirmed that it will produce an A-segment city car based on its TNGA-B architecture for European buyers. It will be the third compact TNGA-B model after the B-segment Yaris launched in 2020 and similar Yaris Cross SUV due later in 2021. The new model could get a new name, but it will probably keep the Aygo nameplate that’s been on sale in Europe for two generations alongside the badge-engineered Citroen C1 and Peugeot 108.

JLR cuts, Ssangyong gloom, manager moves - the week

Hardly the best 'good news' story on just-auto this week, but our report Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) was planning...

Toyota scores a bullseye with GR Yaris

If Akio Toyoda wasn't running TMC, would a project to create a tiny hatchback on a bespoke platform and price it at...

Rimac – what’s all the fuss about?

Electric vehicle startups are a dime a dozen at the moment.

Mahindra and Pininfarina future models

This year will be one of ups and downs for Mahindra & Mahindra. On the plus side, the company's Automobili Pininfarina subsidiary is due to launch the first of several hypercars and the Mahindra brand itself will roll out several new models. But there are big questions to be resolved over the future of SsangYong Motor and the unwinding of what had once looked like a promising alliance with Ford.

Interior design and technology – SEAT Leon

The fourth and latest generation SEAT Leon is the first for the brand that integrates a plug-in hybrid system as well as...

JLR job cuts, January global sales, new Magna plant - the week

News Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) had confirmed a further 2,000 job cuts this year, following the automaker's...

Is contract manufacturing the future for EV startups?

This week's announcement from EV startup Fisker it had inked a deal with Taiwan's Hon Hai Technology Group, better known...

Hot issues

Semiconductor shortages hit automotive output

As vehicle production volumes rise again, OEMs are reporting supply bottlenecks for critical semiconductors - with the...

Virtual CES 2021

In 2021, CES went virtual. Nevertheless, OEMs and Tier 1s announced many vehicle and technology innovations online. Our...

Perspectives on 2020 - views from around the auto industry

In these extraordinary times, we have reached out to parts of the global auto industry for perspectives on current...

COVID-19 hits the auto industry

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

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Redesigning the automotive retail experience - Q&A with ZeroLight

There are some in the auto industry who believe that the rise of digital solutions within the new car buying journey...

Euro vision - Q&A with Apollo Vredestein

Tyres remain a key technology within chassis engineering. Quite apart from the fact that vehicle grip and handling...

Riding high on coconut shells - Q&A with Carbon Air

A British materials company is planning further growth of applications for its ‘activated carbon’...

Material matters - Challenges of casting EV and hybrid components

As vehicles are developed to meet the low emissions targets set around the world, it isn’t just...

5G and the digital cockpit – Q&A with Harman

Forget RPM, think EPM (Experiences Per Mile). As mobility shifts, the digital cockpit is evolving,...

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