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Ford to launch esports teams in Europe

Ford says it is to launch its first ever esports teams to build on its real-world racing heritage and compete 'at the very highest level on the...

Nexteer and Dongfeng JV starts steering production

Nexteer Automotive has announced that the Dongfeng Nexteer Steering Systems (Wuhan) Co., Ltd., joint venture (JV) with Dongfeng Motor Parts and...

RideOS launches new Ridehail Platform

RideOS has launched its new Ridehail Platform — including a Ridehail API and open-source mobile apps.

Yandex to boost self-driving fleet and testing

Russia's Google competitor Yandex is reportedly planning to increase its fleet of self-driving vehicles ten-fold to more than 1,000 cars.

ChargePlace Scotland passes 1,000 EV points

ChargePlace Scotland now has more than 1,000 publicly available EV charge points across the country according to the devolved government in Edinburgh.

FTA asks UK govt for Brexit full impact assessment

Britain's Freight Transport Association (FTA) is urging the government to share its full impact assessment for a potential No Deal departure from the...

Nvidia reports Q2 2019 revenue at US$2.58bn

Nvidia has reported revenue for the second quarter ended 28 July 2019, of US$2.58bn compared with US$3.12bn a year earlier and US$2.22bn in the...

Jaguar Land Rover plans new global parts centre

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is planning to create a new parts distribution base in the English Midlands.

Action needed to boost China car sales - CAAM

As worries grow over China's economic slowdown and adverse consequences for the automotive sector, China's automotive...

NEV sales in China fall in July

Sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) in China fell by 4.7% to 80,000 units in July 2019 from 84,000 units a year earlier,...

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Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Mercedes-Benz EQV

Six months on from the debut of a prototype at the Geneva motor show, the Mercedes-Benz EQV will have its world premiere at the Frankfurt IAA.

2019 Chengdu motor show - Great Wall Pao P-Series

By no means a major Chinese motor show, nonetheless the annual event in Chengdu is usually the venue for quite a few...

Nissan reboots Micra with Mercedes-Alliance engine

Why isn't Nissan Europe a more powerful force in small cars? Intense competition in the Qashqai segment and the...

Aston Martin Lagonda future models

Aston Martin Lagonda's recent announcement that it no longer expects a GBP20m payment for IP from Detroit Electric sent...

2019 Monterey Week world debuts list

Monterey Automotive Week, including the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, took place between 13 and 18 August inclusive. The following cars and concepts were world premieres.

H1 results, BMW's future, redefining 'car' - the week

Steering specialist Nexteer Automotive's comments, as it announced first half 2019 results, reflected what may other...

G29 BMW Z4 M40i - does it beat the Boxster?

Daimler says it won't replace the Mercedes SLC, Audi plans to axe the TT and Nissan keeps trying to fathom how it can...

Scala propels Skoda into C segment mainstream

The European market's C segment has been good to SEAT and Audi, while in the class betwixt this one and the traditional...

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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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Magna Seating VP on tomorrow's solutions

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

Interview part 2: Sernauto CEO José Portilla

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

Reflections on a market with Magna Mirrors

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

Interview part 1: Sernauto CEO José Portilla

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

Hydrogen storage fuels innovation - Q&A with Magna Steyr

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