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Mitsubishi to sell stake in Chinese engine JV

Mitsubishi Motors plans to sell its 15% stake in Harbin Dongan Auto Engine Company, its engine joint venture plant based in the Chinese city of...

Toyota hybrid sales reach new UK milestones

Toyota (GB) said UK sales of its hybrid cars had reached 300,000 units or 400,000, counting in the Lexus models.

Nissan chief wants alliance 'inequality' addressed

Nissan Motor has hinted the 20-year alliance with Renault could end if issues of inequality are not addressed.

SMMT stresses need for Brexit trade deal with EU

The UK automotive trade association SMMT says that getting a departure deal with the EU must be the next UK prime minister's first job as it warned of...

Renesas names CFO Hidetoshi Shibata CEO

Semiconductor specialist Renesas Electronics said Hidetoshi Shibata had been named representative director, president and CEO, from 1 July, following...

just-auto Plus only Kumho Tyre Europe announces leadership appointment

Since the beginning of this month, Kumho’s European Technical Centre (KETC) in the Hessian town of Morfelden-Walldorf, Germany has been led by...

just-auto Plus only Ford Europe launches all-new Focus ST

Twelve percent more powerful. Twelve percent faster. Ford revealed that the all-new Ford Focus ST five-door sprints from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 5.7...

Continental launches improved vehicle surroundings radar

Continental has launched a new short-range radar which provides more precise detection of vehicle surroundings.

FCA launches in-car commerce platform

FCA in the US is launching Uconnect Market, a new platform that allows car occupants to make on demand reservations and...

Gestamp prepared for tie-ups - executive chairman

Gestamp says it is "prepared" for consolidation in the industry, but maintains it will continue its focus on...

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Groupe PSA future model plans - Opel and Vauxhall

A lot has changed since just-auto.com looked at Opel and Vauxhall future models a year ago. Legacy vehicles from the GM ownership era are disappearing, replaced by fresh ones with PSA platforms, along with BEV and PHEV models. There is much more to come.

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BMW has revealed a plug-in hybrid supercar concept at an event in Munich. The Vision M Next is to make its public debut...

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Launched at the 2016 Paris motor show, the second generation Peugeot 3008 competes in a crowded C segment SUV market....

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Another note to self this week: don't automatically assume a range extender is also a PHEV - certainly the maker of a...

Groupe PSA future model plans - DS

DS Automobiles remains a troubled division of Groupe PSA. Sales have slid to minimal levels in China and in May were only 4,192 for all of Europe. Things might be about to improve though, with the 7 Crossback starting to find relative favour in EU countries and deliveries of the 3 Crossback commencing. But what to do about China?

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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...

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Delphi Technologies’ CTO on smart propulsion solutions, GDi and the CV diesel market

Since its spin-off from Delphi Automotive in 2017, Delphi Technologies has been pushing back the technical boundaries on...

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Renault SA (RNO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Renault SA (RNO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: Jun 2019

Renault SA (Renault) is an automobile company. It designs, manufactures, sells and distributes passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, and electric vehicles. The company also provides various services including sales financing, leasing, maintenance, and services contracts. Renault markets products under Renault, Dacia, Renault Samsung Motors, Alpine, and Lada brands. It distributes products through a network of primary and secondary dealers across the world. Renault has operations in Europe, Eurasia, the Middle East, North America, South America, Africa, and Asia Pacific. The company has manufacturing facilities across the world. Renault is headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, Ile-de-France, France.


Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: May 2019

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) is an automotive company. It develops, manufactures and sells automobiles and motorcycles, spare parts and accessories, and engines. The company also offers deposit business, retail customer and dealer financing, insurance, fleet business and car leasing services. BMW provides products and services related to the machinery and metal-working industry. It markets offerings under the BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce, Alphabet, Alphera, ReachNow and Motorrad brands. The company serves customers in Europe, the Americas, Asia and other regions; and has production and assembly facilities, and sales network across the world. BMW is headquartered in Munich, Bayern, Germany.


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