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Polestar would like public listing eventually: CEO

Polestar, the premium electric vehicle maker owned China's Geely and Volvo Cars, would like to eventually be publicly listed, but the immediate focus...

Hyundai and Aptiv AVs JV named Motional

The autonomous driving joint venture between Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv has been launched with its official name and brand identity: Motional.

ZF sees pace of electrification increasing

ZF says the global pandemic is accelerating changes which were already occurring in the automotive sector, particularly in the electrification field.

Enel X expands charging network to 50,000 points

Enel X is expanding its EV charging network to more than 50,000 public charging points by starting eRoaming connectivity with charging point operator,...

Vietnam sales drop 10% in July

New vehicle sales in Vietnam declined by just over 9.5% to 23,368 units in July 2020 from 25,828 units in the same month of last year, according to...

Judge rules ride hail drivers are employees

A California judge has granted a state request for a preliminary injunction blocking Uber Technologies and Lyft from classifying their drivers as...

FAW eyes higher Hongqi sales targets

China's FAW Group is considering setting a higher sales target for its Hongqi, or Red Flag, premium brand in coming years as its sales surge, its...

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China sales rise 16% in July

China's new vehicle market continued to recover in July 2020, with sales rising by 16.4% to 2.11m units from 1.81m units...

Hyundai Motor announces Ioniq EV brand

Hyundai has announced the launch of a new Ioniq brand dedicated to battery electric vehicles. Previously it was a model...

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Renault sales triple aided by new Captur

After the COVID crash decimated its UK market car sales, Renault has staged an exceptional comeback, deliveries shooting up by more than 200 per cent in July. The Clio is a big reason for that, while in the B-SUV segment, the new Captur is much in demand.

GM future models - Wuling goes electric

Exceedingly strong in light commercials, SGMW's Wuling brand is also a force to be reckoned with in MPVs. The division...

Interior design and technology – SEAT Tarraco

Launched in 2018, the SEAT Tarraco joins the Spanish brand’s SUV family alongside the smaller Arona and midsize Ateca....

GM future models - Baojun bounce back?

Knocked for six by COVID-19, SAIC, General Motors and Wuling Motors' Baojun brand is not only back on its feet but many...

Mazda's future in the spotlight - the week

Our update on future Mazda models was a top read this week. The automaker - Toyo Kogyo as was - celebrates its 100th birthday this year and, while it won't be breaking any sales or profits records in 2020 (who will?), the firm is nonetheless in fairly good shape.

G20 and G21 BMW 3 Series diesels go mild hybrid

Eighteen months in since production of the latest 3 Series commenced, BMW continues to tweak its best selling car via...

Future models - Aston Martin Lagonda

The first half of 2020 should have been a stand-out time for Aston Martin Lagonda, following the opening of a new...

All of Turkey’s Christmases come at once as sales continue to confound

As anticipated, July was indeed a month to remember for the Turkish market with light vehicle sales surging by an...

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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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Seven golden rules of supply chain management

Supply chain resilience has been sorely tested by Covid-19. We speak to Professor Richard Wilding, who outlines seven...

Exhausting business – Tenneco hits the right note on the Chevy Corvette

Tenneco is supplying thermal and acoustic management solutions in an exhaust system design for first-ever, mid-engine...

Faurecia VP on connected and personalised car interiors

If you appreciate uncluttered, simple dashboards, then it will come as welcome news that traditional...

Exponential demand for ADAS puts pressure on vehicle testing

The volume and complexity of vehicle testing for assessments and approvals are expanding rapidly,...

Falken Tyre is on a roll as the COVID-19 lockdown eases

In the latest of our COVID-19 industry updates, we speak with Markus Bögner, COO and President of...

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2020 and Beyond – What can we expect from the Next 20 Years of Automotive Technology?

TU-Automotive Detroit is celebrating its 20th birthday this year. And to kick off this year’s campaign we looked back at the past 20 years of Automotive Technology and asked our...

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