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Opel worker hours trimmed

Time to end the era of homogeneous design?

EVs in US not such a Smart move - the week

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Opel worker hours trimmed

As part of a drive to reduce costs and make PSA's Opel-Vauxhall unit more competitive, workers at Opel will have their hours pegged at 35 hours per...

EXCLUSIVE - Volkswagen Touareg world debut

A source has confirmed to just-auto that the third generation of Volkswagen's Touareg is only months away from production. Its public debut will be at...

Hanon Systems to build compressor plant in China

Global automotive supplier Hanon Systems announced that it had signed an investment agreement with the Dalian municipal government in China to expand...

VW group YTD volume up 3.9% so far

Volkswagen Group sold 995,900 vehicles in November, up 11.1% year on year. YTD volume was up 3.9% to 9,743,400.

Paccar appoints new president and CFO

Paccar has appointed Harrie Schippers as president and chief financial officer, effective 1 January next year.

Renault opens new Dieppe Alpine A110 line

Renault chairman and CEO, Carlos Ghosn, as well as France’s Minister for Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire, have inaugurated the new Alpine A110...

AGC develops new CFRTP technology

AGC Asahi Glass has unveiled a new technology enhancing the performance of carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP).

DETROIT AUTO SHOW - 2019 Chevy Silverado world debut

World premieres for the North American International Auto Show are noted below, with a new generation of the Chevrolet Silverado having been added.

PSA/OV purchasing integration to account for 30% synergies

PSA has unveiled a new unit bring together Peugeot/Citroën/DS (PCD) and Opel/Vauxhall (OV) Purchasing and Supplier...

Renault forms JV with Brilliance for China LCV production

Renault and Brilliance China Automotive Holdings [BMW's car JV partner] have inked a joint venture to manufacture and...

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EVs in US not such a Smart move - the week

Going all-electric in the US does not appear to have worked too well for Smart, as we noted in this article. "Might the initial results of a strategy which has been Smart US dropping its petrol-powered Fortwo range hold a warning for others? In November, the brand was not only outsold by Lamborghini but Rolls-Royce was the only make which delivered fewer cars." As automakers dive headlong into 'e-mobility', does a cautionary tale lie therein?

Volkswagen goes after Qashqai with Bamtastic T-Roc

Volkswagen has at long last entered Europe's C-crossover segment, with a rival for the Qashqai. The T-Roc is strong on...

Time to end the era of homogeneous design?

Has the world gone mad? We've all been there - looking at the supernumerated types on the late train back home. We'll...

The Ingenium petrol Evoque - any good?

Last time I spent more than 10 minutes with a Range Rover product: it had an inline six cylinder engine. Diesel. Made by...

ANALYSIS - Future EVs and SUVs will transform SEAT

This year, SEAT has finally pleased its paymasters in Wolfsburg. The company might not yet be exactly awash with cash, but the black ink is at last flowing. The Volkswagen Group's belief that its Spanish outpost could be turned around saw the Germans injecting much money and goodwill into SEAT. Crucially, it was put to good use in the form of adding SUVs. More models are on the way.

ANALYSIS - Future Volkswagen EVs and SUVs

In this final part of three articles which discuss the current and future models plans for the Volkswagen passenger car...

COMMENT - US sales plummet as Smart goes electric

Might the initial results of a strategy which has been smart USA dropping its petrol-powered fortwo range hold a warning...

Land Rover Defender mini-me planned - the week

A story about an upcoming new model for a much loved brand drew a lot of readership this week. Such interest in the Home...

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Interiors futures

When an SAE Level 5 car becomes a social (or empty) space that neither needs nor wants your help, what can we really...

Tokyo Motor Show 2017

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Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) 2017

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

The virtual world and automotive

The virtual world is edging closer and impacting the buying and driving experience. There are virtual reality headsets...

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just-auto’s Calum MacRae met with Nautilus’s CEO and founder Matthew Riley and Mark Glasson the company’s president of...

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Boost Innovation With New Technology

Cutting solutions introduced to the market 10 to 15 years ago may still be reliable and productive, but they are not capable of responding to new market requirements, most notably...

If you thought AWD technology couldn’t deliver both efficiency and performance, think again.

Although AWD vehicles are known for improving safety and performance, they often create complexity, production cost, and fuel economy challenges for automotive manufacturers.

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Autonomous light vehicle market review and forecasts to 2032

Autonomous light vehicle market review and forecasts to 2032

Published: Oct 2017

New to just-auto this quarter, this report has been extracted from motor industry information and intelligence platform QUBE and provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging autonomous light vehicle sector, major suppliers, top 14 markets, technology trends and market size forecasts.


Global electric and hybrid light vehicles market - forecasts to 2032

Global electric and hybrid light vehicles market - forecasts to 2032

Published: Oct 2017

This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global electrified vehicles sector, major OEM developments, top 14 markets, technology trends and market projections. Use this report to gain a quick overview of the sector and to understand the size and scope of the world's key markets


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