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Lear records Q2 net loss of US$294m

Lear has posted a second-quarter net loss of US$294m, while sales fell to US$2.4bn from US$5bn.

Volvo Cars reports 14.2% global sales growth

Geely's Volvo Cars posted strong sales in July, with volumes up 14.2% compared with the same period last year.

Plug Power hydrogen solutions for Asda truck fleet

Plug Power is providing UK-based supermarket, Asda with hydrogen fuel cell solutions to power the lift truck fleet.

GM asks to reinstate FCA lawsuit

General Motors reportedly has asked a U.S. federal judge to reinstate a racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA), saying it has...

Bridgestone appoints Charlie Rule to head BATO LA

Bridgestone Americas has appointed Charlie Rule as Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations Latin America (BATO LA), president, effective 1 August.

Cooper Tire posts Q2 net loss of US$6m

Cooper Tire has reported a second-quarter net loss of US$6m, compared with net income of US$9m for the same period last year.

Hankook Tire records Q2 operating profit of US$57m

Hankook Tire has posted second-quarter operating profit down 37% to US$57.4m.

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Hackett handing Ford reins to Farley

Ford said on Tuesday (4 August) Jim Hackett, its president and CEO since 2017, plans to retire and will be replaced by...

South Korean sales rise 10% year on year in July

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined increased by just over 10% to 144,422 units in July...

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Mazda future models

Mazda celebrates its 100th birthday this year. While it won't be breaking any sales or profits records in 2020, the firm is nonetheless in fairly good shape. Just as importantly, there is no one market upon which the company is reliant. As for future models, Mazda is well placed and looks set to continue a step-by-step move into premium brand territory.

Mitsubishi’s new three-year plan will bring it closer to Nissan

Mitsubishi Motors last week announced a new far-reaching three-year business plan, referred to as 'Small but Beautiful',...

RESEARCH SNAPSHOT - Level 2 ADAS technologies trickle down car segments

While advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) technologies have appeared in luxury cars for some time, they are...

Interior design and technology – Volvo V60

The third-generation Volvo V60 was launched two years ago in its natural habitat – the driveway of a family home in...

Honda e - finally an electric car to lust after

Retro-cute looks and snazzy interiors are not normally what we associate with Hondas sold in the European region. In that context the new e is revolutionary stuff.

VW JV keeps Anhui Jianghuai Automobile going - the week

A shake-out which began a year ago is seeing many brands disappear from China's monthly sales charts. For a while, Anhui...

ASEAN vehicle sales plunge 66% in Q2

Sales of new vehicles in southeast Asia’s six largest markets combined plunged by almost 66% to 291,889 units in the...

France reshapes automotive scrappage program

Earlier this week, France's environment ministry announced subtle changes to scrappage program it implemented in June.

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The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is causing disruption in China (especially Hubei province) with knock-on impacts on...

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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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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

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