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GM CFO leaving for payment start-up

Payment start-up Stripe has snagged General Motors' chief financial officer Dhivya Suryadevara amid an e-commerce boom brought on by the pandemic.

Ford UK suspends Kuga PHEV sales on fire risk

Ford in Britain has reportedly suspended sales of its Kuga PHEV model due to concerns over vehicle fires related to overheating battery packs.

Veoneer completes US brake divestiture to ZF

Veoneer has completed the divestiture of its US brake control business to ZF.

Mahindra to give up control of Ssangyong

India's Mahindra & Mahindra confirmed this week it was prepared to give up its majority ownership of Ssangyong Motor to help it find a new strategic...

ABB starts building EV infrastructure plant

ABB has started construction of a new plant in the Italian city of San Giovanni Valdarno, serving as a global innovation centre and a production site...

South Korean import sales rise 2% in July

Sales of imported light passenger vehicles in South Korea increased by 1.7% to 19,778 units in July 2020 from 19,453 in the same month of last year,...

Nikola wins order for 2,500 BEV waste trucks

Nikola Corporation, a global leader in zero-emission and infrastructure solutions, announced a "minimum order" of 2,500 electrified refuse trucks from...

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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...

ZF first-half sales down 27% to EUR13.5bn

ZF has recorded first-half sales down 27% to EUR13.5bn (US$16bn) as the supplier reacts to conditions created by the...

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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 is also beginning an expansion from the functional vehicles of the past and present, as witnessed by a series of concepts which have hinted strongly at what's coming for Wuling in the 2020s.

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....

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 additional engines and updates for the operating system. With the addition of the G21 estate to the G20 and China's G28 extended wheelbase Li sedans, the range of body styles is also now complete.

Future models - Aston Martin Lagonda

The first half of 2020 should have been a stand-out time for Aston Martin Lagonda, following the opening of a new...

All of Turkey’s Christmases come at once as sales continue to confound

As anticipated, July was indeed a month to remember for the Turkish market with light vehicle sales surging by an...

Triad vehicle markets post stronger than expected sales in July

Provisional data compiled by GlobalData shows a much stronger demand picture for light vehicles in July than anticipated...

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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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Global light vehicle transmissions and clutches market - forecasts to 2035

Global light vehicle transmissions and clutches market - forecasts to 2035

This report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global transmissions sector, major suppliers, top markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use this report to gain a quick overview of the sector and to understand the size and scope of the world's key markets.. Read more

Published: July 2020 - ($1495.00)


Global light vehicle turbochargers market - forecasts to 2035

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Global light vehicle steering market - forecasts to 2035

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