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Continental to close Rubi and Nogales plants

Continental's board has approved the closure of its Rubi plant in Spain by 2021 and the Nogales site in Mexico by 2024.

BMW signs battery cell contract with Northvolt

The BMW Group has signed a long-term supply contract worth EUR2bn for battery cells with the Swedish company Northvolt.

EV Connect and Greenlots complete roaming work

EV Connect and Shell Group member, Greenlots have completed the driver roaming integration between the companies’ charging networks.

Can new Magnite SUV revive Nissan India?

Calendar 2020 has been a torrid time for Nissan Motor India, the division's namesake brand selling a mere 70 vehicles last month and only 1,423 for...

PSA global sales reach 1m units in first half

PSA says global sales reached1m units in the first semester, in the context of the coronavirus crisis.

Toyota temporarily halts production at India plant

Toyota in India (Toyota Kirloskar Motor - TKM) has announced the temporary halting of production at its plant in Bidadi, Karnataka starting from July...

Automakers hoping for H2 recovery at Bangkok show

The 41st Bangkok International Motor Show got under way this week at the Impact Muang Thong Thani exhibition centre in Thailand's capital city, with...

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Mitsubishi launches Xpander Cross in Vietnam

Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) has introduced the locally assembled Xpander Cross in Vietnam, following launches in Indonesia...

PSA and FCA merger to be known as Stellantis

PSA and FCA have named their 50:50 merger, Stellantis after identifying the name following the Combination Agreement...

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Level 5 fully self-driving cars not due anytime soon

In widely reported remarks, Tesla CEO, Elon Musk said last week that he believed the electric car company would have "basic functionality" for level 5 vehicle autonomy complete by the end of the year. He was speaking in video comments made at Shanghai's annual World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC). We believe that market-ready level 5 vehicles will not be available for several more years.

RESEARCH SNAPSHOT – The car as a wellness retreat

The importance of health and wellness has come into even sharper focus in 2020. Continuing just-auto/AIC’s series of...

BMW AG future models - BMW M division

As with AMG for Daimler, M must be one of BMW Group's best money makers. While they sometimes chase the same customers,...

Ford's Mexico engine supply problems sound a warning for global supply chains

Ford in the US is facing production shortages due to COVID-19 production constraints at an engine plant in Mexico.

RESEARCH SNAPSHOT - Car subscription in the ‘new normal’

For some folks, car ownership means commitment, responsibilities and hassle. The emergence of novel purchase models such as car subscription is a breath of fresh air for those preferring more flexibility in getting about. While the pandemic has created uncertainties in the mobility services space, there are more opportunities for disrupters. Continuing just-auto/AIC’s series of research snapshots, Matthew Beecham takes the pulse of the car subscription market.

BMW AG future models - BMW SUVs

The second part of just-auto.com's focus on BMW Group's future models now turns to SUVs, including certain electrified...

Sales recovering but outlook still grim - the week

Unsurprisingly, the COVID-19 pandemic, which is showing troubling signs of a resurgence in many countries following the...

Investment opportunities ahead in digital Malaysia

In a seventh guest article written exclusively for just-auto, Dato Madani Sahari, the CEO of Malaysia Automotive,...

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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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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 buttons are...

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...

How data farming can accelerate AV development

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) rely on artificial intelligence (AI) to direct behaviour. AI is built up...

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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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Global light vehicle OE batteries market - forecasts to 2035

Global light vehicle OE batteries market - forecasts to 2035

This report from just-auto report provides a comprehensive overview of the global electric vehicles and OE starter battery sector, major suppliers, top 14 markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use this report to gain a quick overview of the sector globally, prepare supply and demand forecasts, understand the size and scope of the top 14 markets and produce internal sales plans and forecasts... Read more

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