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Britishvolt appoints Ray Macera at UK gigaplant

Britishvolt has appointed Ray Macera as project director for the construction and implementation of the UK's first battery gigaplant.

European battery makers more likely to eye niches

European battery makers are gearing up to take advantage of massive green stimulus packages unveiled since the coronavirus pandemic though many...

EVN secures initial GBP50m for EV charging

Charging developer, The EV Network (EVN) and London-based clean energy investor, Sustainable Development Capital (SDCL) have agreed an initial GBP50m...

Vitesco supplies VW EV drive control unit

Vitesco Technologies (formerly Continental's powertrain division) announced it was supplying Volkswagen the key drive control unit for the ID.3.

J-Bus puts Allison transmission into medium models

Allison said its T280 fully automatic transmission had been selected as standard transmission for new medium sized city buses manufactured by J-Bus,...

Nikola eyes Hyundai help with hydrogen

US electric truck maker Nikola has said it was open to collaborating with Hyundai Motor on hydrogen technology following a media report that it had...

FCA appoints new MD in South Korea

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Korea has appointed Jake Aumann as its new managing director, replacing Pablo Rosso who was suspended by the company...

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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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The digital economy requires the democratisation of data - COMMENT

In this eighth guest article written exclusively for just-auto, Dato Madani Sahari, the CEO of Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii), reflects on our digital lifestyles, the data being generated and the increasing need for the smart integration of databases - alongside data protection - to get the best societal outcomes.

RESEARCH SNAPSHOT – Game of drones

The auto industry is seeing a steady influx of drone technology being used for a variety of purposes, ranging from...

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...

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. Continuing just-auto/AIC’s review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look inside this seven-seater crossover.

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...

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...

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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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The automotive industry is changing faster than ever, with electrification, connectivity autonomous driving, and lightweight construction combining to do away with old design...

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