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LA auto show - Audi e-tron Sportback world debut

Steering acquisitions open AD truck opportunities

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Mitsubishi teases Tokyo show hybrid SUV concept

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) plans to show a small plug-in hybrid electric SUV concept car at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019 which opens its...

Nissan and EDF Group partner on EV smart charging

Nissan and EDF Group have signed a cooperation agreement to accelerate the delivery of electric mobility together – particularly through the smart...

UAW slams GM strike healthcare pay decision

The United Auto Workers criticised General Motors on Wednesday after the automaker said the union would have to pay for striking workers' health care...

Nissan Motor selling distribution business

Struggling Nissan Motor wants to sell its vehicle parts and materials distribution business in a deal that may be valued at about $1 billion,...

Infineon and Synopsys to accelerate AI in AVs

Infineon Technologies says it has started a collaboration with Synopsys, Inc. to accelerate the development of AI and neural networks for automated...

Thai market decline steepens in August

Thailand's new vehicle market declined for a third straight month in August, by 6.9% to 80,838 units from strong year earlier sales of 86,814 units,...

Toyota launches 12th generation Corolla in Japan

Toyota Motor launched its new generation Corolla in Japan, the first full redesign for its popular compact passenger car in seven years.

New automaker gives manufacturing boost to Wales

A new automaker is to build a 4x4 vehicle in Bridgend Wales, next door to the doomed Ford engine factory slated for closure at the end of 2020.

Toyota to further invest in its San Antonio truck plant

Toyota is investing US$391m at its San Antonio truck assembly plant. Once complete, the plant's total investment will...

Hyundai Motor Group develops new front centre airbag

Hyundai Motor Group has developed a new centre side airbag which works to separate the space between driver and...

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Tokyo motor show world debuts - Mitsubishi PHEV concept

Mitsubishi is the second manufacturer to announce a global premiere for next month's Tokyo motor show.

General Motors future models - Holden

Once the number one make in Australia, Holden now mostly dwells in position number nine. In August, sales dropped by 18...

General Motors future models - Cadillac

Stung by criticism that Cadillac wasn't offering the right luxury vehicles for shifting customer preferences in China...

LA auto show - Audi e-tron Sportback world debut

Having revealed the e-tron Sportback concept at Auto Shanghai in April, Audi now says the production version will be a...

The last Frankfurt as we know it? - the week

Will this be the last Frankfurt as we know it? That was the question being posed in Germany as the latest IAA opened minus a number of global automaker players that once would not have given Europe's premier show a miss.

Interior design and technology – VW Golf

Although the VW Golf Mk 7 has been around for quite a while (appearing on our shores in 2012 and updated in 2016), its...

Renegade Trailhawk - the torquetastic baby Jeep

In a segment where 4x4 drive is the exception to a front-wheel drive rule, the most rugged version yet of Jeep's...

General Motors future models - Buick

A relatively small brand in North America, Buick is a big deal in China, where 432,264 vehicles were sold in the first...

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Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) 2019

It's Frankfurt's turn to host Europe's big automotive show this year. Our coverage is gathered together here.

Q2 2019 company results

Second quarter, half year, first fiscal quarter - financial results for the period ended June 30 are in. We have covered...

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...

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Steering system acquisitions open AD truck opportunities for Knorr-Bremse

Braking system supplier, Knorr-Bremse entered the commercial vehicle steering market in 2016 when it acquired tedrive...

SsangYong UK's MD Nick Laird on the push to double sales

We sit down with Nick Laird, SsangYong UK's Managing Director at the launch of the new Korando SUV to learn more about...

How ADAS simulation tech keep drivers in the loop

In all walks of life, culture can have a major influence on user-behaviour. Automotive engineers...

Magna Seating VP on tomorrow's solutions

Although lighter car seats remains a focus of research, other developments in seating have been...

Interview part 2: Sernauto CEO José Portilla

Spanish suppliers association CEO, José Portilla has had many years experience in manufacturing...

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Webinar on-demand: Thermoplastic gears – a solution to powertrain NVH improvement?

We explore several technical and commercial case studies, look at durability, NVH performance, cost-effectiveness (ROI) of thermoplastic PEEK gears versus metal gears, and why...

Webinar: How will new technologies impact vehicle performance & customer trips to repair facilities?

Customers are bombarded with new technologies in today's vehicles. This brings new opportunities to improve safety, however there is a learning curve for both manufacturers and...

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2019 Automotive Megatrends and Markets Report

2019 Automotive Megatrends and Markets Report

This report reviews developments in major automotive global markets – with a particular emphasis on growth opportunities – and also considers the new forces, the ‘megatrends’, that are reshaping personal mobility and the industry that provides that. As well as reviewing major car market developments, we give consideration to the next wave of emerging markets... Read more

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Global light vehicle materials market - forecasts to 2034

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Global light vehicle seating market - forecasts to 2034

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Global light vehicle roof systems market - forecasts to 2034

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Global light vehicle safety systems market - forecasts to 2034

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