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Most current Golf suppliers retain business for G8

Volkswagen said 80% of all planned for its eight generation Golf - due out in about 18 months - "were already under contract for the current Golf".

PSA unions agree jobs deal

PSA’s Central Works Committee has given the green light to the Jobs and Skills Alignment System (DAEC) agreement after five out of six French unions...

New year bodes well for Brazil car market

The Brazilian market finally leveled off and started recovery in 2017. A better year had been forecast in December 2016 after a consecutive four year...

PSA to create third Portugal production team

PSA is to create a third production team at its Portuguese plant in Mangualde in April this year and hire nearly 225 people at the facility by May.

VW establishes mobility company in Rwanda

VW has founded Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda to provide modern integrated mobility services in Africa.

Half of car dealerships to go in a decade - survey

UK automotive executives expect that almost half of all car dealerships will disappear in less than a decade, according to KPMG’s Global Automotive...

Magna Graz builds updated Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Mercedes-Benz's latest G-Class will continue to be built under contract in Graz, Austria, by Magna Steyr.

DETROIT - VW structural reform led to US turnaround - VW exec

Volkswagen Group's North American chief, Hinrich Woebcken, told the audience at Automotive News World Congress in Detroit that regional reforms at the embattled carmaker two years ago have been instrumental to the VW brand's turnaround in the US.

EU registrations pass 15m for first time since 2007

Statistics from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) show new passenger car registrations grew 3.4%...

DETROIT - GAC 'serious' about US market entry in 2019 - analyst

Guangzhou Auto (GAC) is serious about entering the US market by the end of 2019, according to China automotive...

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Eyes on Detroit - the week

Our analysis of future Fiat and Abarth models was the most popular article on just-auto this week, followed closely by the Detroit revelation of Ford's long awaited, revived US market Ranger, now a mid-size pickup rather than its predecessor's 'small'. Ford has adapted the Australian-designed (so its local unit claims) model built mostly for other markets in Thailand and South Africa, rather than going it alone as it did for the last Ranger. Compare the latest Ranger with its ancestor, the late 1970s Courier, a rebadged Mazda B-series, and you can see how much these once-small trucks have grown over the generations.

Audi RS 3 Sportback - is 400 horsepower enough?

Did anyone really think the 367PS pre-facelift RS 3 Sportback lacked power? Clearly, some did. Or perhaps Audi felt the...

ANALYSIS - Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace

The latest Tiguan has been available since 2016. Now comes the extended wheelbase seven-seater, which has more...

Ford launches updated Romanian EcoSport in UK

You don’t have to rewind too many years to a time when the only SUVs on the roads were either in the US or limited to...

ANALYSIS - future Chrysler, Dodge and Ram models

The success of the new Ram 1500 is key to FCA. Should this high-margin pick-up become an even better seller than the old-shape model, it will see the final flames of what had once been a massive cash burn extinguished this year. Following a recent feature on Fiat and Abarth, this report takes a look at what else is in the pipeline for Ram, as well as for the Chrysler and Dodge brands.

ANALYSIS - Future Fiat and Abarth models

The first chapter in a series of articles exploring the current and next models from FCA Italy's stable of makes centres...

From Vegas to Tatarstan - The Week

There's really only one place to start this week and it has to be in the Nevada desert where the annual tech-fest of the...

SNAPSHOT - AGVs in manufacturing at SEAT's Martorell plant

Volkswagen Group brand SEAT has released details of its intelligent robots' operations at its Martorell, Spain,...

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CES and NAIAS 2018

January gets the new year started with the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at Las Vegas - increasingly important in...

Geneva 2018

Hot on the heels of CES in Las Vegas and NAIAS in Detroit comes the first big European show of the year - Geneva. We'll...

Interiors futures

When an SAE Level 5 car becomes a social (or empty) space that neither needs nor wants your help, what can we really...

Tokyo Motor Show 2017

The latest auto show debuts, car launches, manufacturer news and cutting-edge concept cars – brought straight to you...

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CES - AImotive and their vision first approach to autonomous

AImotive is a Hungary-based AI expert that hopes to bring autonomous driving to the masses. Its technology is based on a...

CES - Zenuity on making autonomous driving a reality

Zenuity was formed a year ago as a joint venture of Volvo and Autoliv. Its mission is to help transform the auto...

CES - Harman EVP on the next level of car connectivity

Just under a year ago, Harman International became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics....

CES – Luxoft on digital cockpit, autonomous driving and connected mobility services

Luxoft, a global IT service provider, used the most recent CES to demonstrate its latest digital...

LiDAR Q&A with Velodyne

At the 2018 CES in Las Vegas just-auto's Calum MacRae chatted with John Eggert, director, automotive...

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Boost Innovation With New Technology

Cutting solutions introduced to the market 10 to 15 years ago may still be reliable and productive, but they are not capable of responding to new market requirements, most notably...

If you thought AWD technology couldn’t deliver both efficiency and performance, think again.

Although AWD vehicles are known for improving safety and performance, they often create complexity, production cost, and fuel economy challenges for automotive manufacturers.

Webinar on demand: The Impact of Advanced Thermoplastic Insulation Systems on e-motors

Automotive experts James Bonnett & Chris Slowinski explore the challenges e-motor manufacturers are facing & discuss how advanced thermoplastic insulation can help meet the...

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New from just-auto this quarter, this report has been extracted from motor industry information and intelligence platform QUBE and provides a comprehensive overview of the global light vehicle OE tyre and wheel sectors with analysis of the major suppliers, top markets, technology trends and market size forecasts.

Global electric and hybrid light vehicles market - forecasts to 2032

Global electric and hybrid light vehicles market - forecasts to 2032

Published: Jan 2018

This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global electrified vehicles sector, major OEM developments, top 14 markets, technology trends and market projections. Use this report to gain a quick overview of the sector and to understand the size and scope of the world's key markets

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