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Mazda's superb new 3 and Ford job cuts - the week

Nissan plots a course for Datsun into the 2020s

AvtoVAZ to reinvigorate Lada with new models

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First Ionity charging station launched in UK

Ionity - the JV between BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford and VW set up to create a network of high power electric battery charging stations throughout...

Dassault boosts Renault’s EV last-mile research

Dassault Systèmes has announced that the in-house LCI (Cooperative Innovation Laboratory) of Groupe Renault used its '3DEXPERIENCE' platform to...

Opel releases more info on Corsa-e

Opel/Vauxhall has released more detail on the upcoming fully electric variant of its sixth generation Corsa.

Moody's downgrades Nissan with negative outlook

Moody's Japan has downgraded the issuer rating of Nissan Motor to A3 from A2. The outlook is negative.

BYD delivers Argentina's first electric buses

A fleet of 12 BYD K9 electric buses for the city of Mendoza, Argentina, arrived at the port of San Antonio in Chile.

Hanon Systems inaugurates Chongqing site in China

Automotive supplier Hanon Systems has announced the formal opening of Chongqing Hanon Jianshe Automotive Thermal Systems Co., Ltd.

Denso develops new diode for alternators

Denso has announced that it has developed a high-efficiency diode for alternators for gasoline and diesel engine vehicles with the semiconductor...

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We are off on Monday, May 27, as it's a public holiday here in Britain.

Mercedes starts A-Class sedan output at Rastatt

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Cars plant at Rastatt, Germany, has marked two milestones: production of its five millionth...

Ford's robotic solution for driverless delivery

Ford is teaming up with Agility Robotics to explore a robotic solution for future autonomous vehicle goods deliveries.

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Mazda's superb new 3 and Ford job cuts - the week

Blowing me own trumpet again - parp - my look at Mazda's excellent new 3 topped the analysis eyeball-attracting chart at just-auto this week. I have always held Mazda products in high regard (even owned one in a previous life) and this new 'un reinforced the belief while the pioneering compression ignition petrol engine - albeit with a little spark plug assistance therein - is still to come. Sadly, bad news also draws eyeballs and Ford's 7,000 white collar jobs axe topped the news chart. Read through the details and the reasons make sense but it's still hard for those affected.

Five years after its revival - what next for Datsun?

Nissan brought back Datsun in 2014 as a brand specialising in small, cheap models for lower income countries. Since...

First look at Mazda's redesigned 3

Two things that have always impressed me about recent new Mazdas - superb build quality and paintwork, especially in...

Relief as Trump holds fire on auto tariffs - COMMENT

News earlier this month that US President Donald Trump had decided to delay imposing tariffs on vehicles and automotive...

AvtoVAZ to reinvigorate Lada with new models

A flat Russian market is failing to hold back the growth of Lada which, with a 22% share, is way ahead of number two make Kia. Crucially, Renault is putting in more money to maintain the momentum and various new models are not far away from release.

Will future models save sinking Renault Samsung?

Last month, its deliveries numbering only 6,175 vehicles, Renault Samsung slid down the Korean sales chart even further,...

Volvo's new 'American car' - the week

My look at Volvo's new US-born 'citizen', the S60 saloon/sedan, drew the most just-auto reader eyeballs this week, and...

ANALYSIS - MY19 Maserati Levante GranLusso

Three and a half years on from its market introduction, Maserati UK has thrown out the former diesel-only strategy for...

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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...

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...

Paris 2018

There were some notable no-shows but still plenty of excitement around the biennial Paris show. We were there and our...

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Fuel for thought - some low carbon alternatives

A greener form of motoring, low carbon vehicles emit fewer harmful gases compared to a conventional car. Continuing...

Powering low carbon tech - Q&A with APC

The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) was set up six years ago in Coventry, the once centrepiece of the British car...

Electrifying trucks - challenges and opportunities

It is said that commercial vehicles are the most difficult to electrify and likely to be the last to...

Lubricating electric vehicles – Q&A with Millers Oils

Lubricants are critical for cooling high-temperature components within ICE vehicles, but the...

Real-world NOx emissions test leaves ‘dirty diesels’ nowhere to hide

Today’s launch of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in central London is a welcome step on the road...

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Medium & Heavy Trucks in the United States

Medium & Heavy Trucks in the United States

Published: Apr 2019

Medium & Heavy Trucks in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2014-18, and forecast to 2023). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.


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Medium & Heavy Trucks in Europe

Published: Apr 2019

Medium & Heavy Trucks in Europe industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2014-18, and forecast to 2023). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.


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