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GM planning electric van - report

General Motors is developing an electric van aimed at business users, joining a growing list of carmakers planning EVs for the same segment which...

Gefco ships protective equipment to Romania

Gefco has organised time-critical shipments of protective equipment for a regional supplier of dental clinics and a large multinational distribution...

Northvolt and Hydro team for joint venture

Northvolt and Hydro have formed a joint venture, Hydro Volt, to enable recycling of battery materials and aluminium from the Norwegian market for...

Dacia sends 1,100 to 'technical unemployment'

Dacia has placed 1,100 employees at its factory in Mioveni, near Pitesti, Romania in 'technical unemployment' between 2 and 30 June, local media...

ITM Power forms H2OzBus Project

ITM Power has formed the H2OzBus Project and signed a memorandum of understanding with partners for evaluation in Australia.

Aston Martin Lagonda cuts 500 jobs

Aston Martin Lagonda has announced plans to cut up to 500 jobs as the luxury carmaker gears up for a turnaround plan aimed at restoring profitability...

Hyundai-Kia US sales rebound in May from April low

Hyundai Motor Group reported an 18% fall in US vehicle sales to 104,786 units in May from 128,296 units a year earlier, as the COVID-19 coronavirus...

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UK new car sales down 89% in May

The UK new car market fell by 89% in May as it was impacted by lockdown and shuttered dealerships. However, the result...

Nissan UK factory still under threat from no deal Brexit

Nissan's Sunderland plant is "unsustainable" without a Brexit trade deal, COO Ashwani Gupta has told the BBC.

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COMMENT - May market numbers exceed expectations

Today, industry associations representing the vehicle markets of Germany, the UK and Russia all reported May light vehicle sales.

Geely fortifies Proton and Lotus for growth

Many were the sceptics when Li Shufu became the latest owner and part owner of Lotus Cars and Proton respectively. So...

Nissan Sunderland plant uncertainties are a reminder of still-present Brexit risks

In widely reported remarks, Nissan COO Ashwani Gupta has reiterated the importance of UK-EU free trade to the future of...

Geely and Volvo readying Lynk & Co for expansion

Geely and Volvo's experiment with the creation of Lynk & Co has bounced between convincing and worrying, sales currently...

Geely and Geometry future models

A sales plunge at home in the second half of 2019 was a shock to Geely and its namesake brand. Efforts have since been redoubled to fight off not just Haval, Changan and Wuling but even the big foreign marques are in Geely's cross hairs. Lots of new models are on the way so Nissan, Honda and Toyota need to watch their backs again.

Nissan right to focus on core strengths and cost control

Nissan has now confirmed the closure of its Barcelona, Spain, manufacturing plant as part of a new business plan that...

RESEARCH SNAPSHOT - Sterilising cars in a post-COVID-19 market

COVID-19 has brought car sterilisation into sharp focus. Continuing just-auto/AIC’s series of research snapshots,...

Crisis eases, capacity cuts and V2G - the week

The COVID-19 crisis and its heavy impact on the automotive sector are still very much with us. There were plenty of...

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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...

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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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China’s shift to online sales gathers pace

Volkswagen in China is reporting that sales have recovered sharply after the COVID-19 slump that hit the market hard in...

How tomorrow’s car could take care of your mind, body and soul

The importance of health and wellness has come into sharp focus in recent months. Consumer technologies such as fitness...

T-Roc Cabrio - has Volkswagen created a segment?

One of the many recent events which Volkswagen had to cancel was the media launch of the T-Roc...

Using driving simulators to navigate the ‘new normal’

As COVID-19 continues to impact the global automotive industry, OEMs and Tier Ones are looking at...

Innovative interiors de rigueur for Citroen

In today’s car interior, space in front of the wheel remains a priority with the explosion of added...

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