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Volvo Cars books record first half revenue

Geely's Volvo Cars has reported record revenue for the first six months of 2019 of SEK130.1bn, up from SEK122.9bn a year ago.

Volvo Group EV trucks to have Samsung batteries

Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have agreed a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for electric trucks.

SEAT to offer corporate carsharing in Madrid

SEAT is going to begin offering corporate carsharing services through Respiro. The move was announced at ‘Madrid on the move by SEAT', an event in the...

Coscharis to assemble Nigeria Logans and Dusters

Coscharis is to start assembling Renault's Logan and Duster brands in Nigeria, as well as distribute them from October this year.

PSA and CTAG team on autonomous driving tests

PSA and CTAG and Groupe PSA are testing the contribution communication technologies can make to the development of automated vehicle functions in an...

Advance Auto Parts appoints new CMO

Advance Auto Parts has appointed Jason McDonell, who the supplier says will join the company as EVP and CMO, effective 29 July.

Motus selects Alabama for interior factory

Motus Integrated Technologies has selected Gadsden, in Etowah County, as the location for its new manufacturing facility.

Third Ford South Africa shift to add jobs at Silverton plant

Strong demand for the Ranger pickup truck it produces both for local sale and export has led Ford South Africa to add a third shift from August 2019.

VWoA to stop Golf wagon production

Tell us something we didn't already know: The United States has fallen out of love with station wagons (aka estate...

NEVS acquisition launches mobility pod corner module

Following its June 2018 acquisition by Swedish EV manufacturer NEVS, British in-wheel motor technology company Protean...

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Daimler future models - Denza, smart and Mercedes-Maybach

This first article in a series has three Daimler brands as its focus. What is to become of Denza, a JV between the German group and China's BYD? The same question can be asked about smart, which Daimler is restructuring as part of an alliance with Geely. And then there is Mercedes-Maybach, a sub-brand which has already been through its own reinvention. In all three cases, future models are key.

ANALYSIS - Volkswagen Polo GTI+

Volkswagen keeps coming up with ways to make certain sports models more desirable and of course, more profitable. For...

Volvo plots a course for the future of Polestar

Polestar will soon start producing the 1, a low volume PHEV super-coupe that will be joined in 2020 by a BEV crossover...

Under the skin of the new Mini Electric

We take an in-depth look at the new Mini Electric, due in March 2020.

JLR engines boss on new Ingenium straight six

Land Rover's progress remains uneven. Worldwide, sales fell by 10.1 per cent last month yet in Britain the brand enjoyed a record June even with the local market falling by 4.9 per cent. New models such as the L551 Evoque are beginning to make an impact, while a state of the art straight-six petrol engine is now giving the L494 Range Rover Sport a fresh boost.

Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Cupra concept

SEAT's Cupra division has confirmed a world premiere for the Frankfurt motor show in September.

Osram takeover and Linux Auto expands - the week

News Osram's board was supporting an offer for the supplier from a bidding consortium of Bain Capital and The Carlyle...

Will future models propel Volvo to a million cars a year?

Volvo is selling ever more cars and SUVs, even in China. Global deliveries for the first half of 2019 saw the brand...

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FCA proposes transformative merger with Renault

FCA (Fiat-Chrysler) has proposed a 'transformative merger' with Renault to create a combined business that produces and...

Honda restructures manufacturing operations - and axes UK plant

Honda is planning to close its UK and Turkey plants as part of plans to re-balance its global manufacturing operations...

CES 2019

OEMs and Tier 1s continue to announce vehicle and technology world premieres at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in...

Ghosn charges create turmoil in Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance

Amid allegations of financial misconduct, Carlos Ghosn has been removed from his position as chairman at Nissan. The...

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Reflections on a market with Magna Mirrors

Vehicle rearview mirrors have transformed into complex vision systems jammed with electronics and consumer safety...

Interview part 1: Sernauto CEO José Portilla

Spanish suppliers association CEO, José Portilla has had many years experience in manufacturing sectors such as steel...

Hydrogen storage fuels innovation - Q&A with Magna Steyr

Magna Steyr is a global, brand-independent engineering and manufacturing partner to automakers,...

Bosch on tomorrow’s steering systems

Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH develops, produces, and sells steering technology for...

Steering tomorrow’s car – Q&A with Nexteer

Nexteer Automotive is a global manufacturer of steering and driveline systems. Earlier this year, it...

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