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ANALYSIS - Future Honda cars and architectures

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UK car production up in October

Car production in the UK rose in October driven by strong exports. The small gain of 3.5% reversed the recent declining trend, but the SMMT also said...

Dongfeng Infiniti to start up second plant

Dongfeng Infiniti Company is set to begin production of Infiniti-branded vehicles at a second plant in China, in the Dalian Free Trade Zone in the...

Singapore opens autonomous driving centre

Singapore has officially opened the CETRAN (Centre of Excellence for Test and Research of Automomous Vehicles) dedicated to the development of self...

Thai sales rise 13% in October

Thailand’s new vehicle market expanded by 13.1% to 68,551 units in October compared with 60,634 units a year earlier, according to data released by...

just-auto Plus only VW appoints new head of Powertrain Development

Kurt Blumenröder, previously speaker of the Management Board of IAV GmbH, is to be head of Powertrain Development of the Volkswagen brand from 1...

just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp reports loss of EUR591m in Q2 2017

The industrial and technology group Thyssenkrupp continues its good operating performance, achieving important milestones on its Strategic Way Forward...

just-auto Plus only Lanxess building new plastics plant in China

Speciality chemicals group Lanxess is strengthening its presence in the growing market of China: The Cologne-based company is building a new plant for...

FCA Serbia cites megatrends as driving business

FCA Serbia purchasing says the emergence of new mobility solutions such as self-driving taxis and partnership with technology companies will drive business.

EC slaps five suppliers with EUR34m total cartel fine

Five suppliers, namely Tokai Rika, Takata, Autoliv, Toyoda Gosei and Marutaka, have been handed fines totalling EUR34m...

AIO chief bangs UK drum as Brexit talks enter crucial phase

Britain's Automotive Investment CEO has delivered an upbeat assessment of supplier activity in the UK following London's...

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ANALYSIS - Future Honda cars and architectures

Having already explored what's ahead for Acura, the second chapter in a three-part series examining Honda's future models plans now turns to the company's next generation of Honda cars, crossovers and SUVs. The final article will be all about MPVs/minivans, pick-ups and electrified models.

Why is Norway a case study for EVs?

In global terms, Norway enjoys by far the highest penetration of electric vehicles in its car market. Exclusively for...

Interior design and technology – Kia Soul

Launched in 2008 for those looking to make a funky and bold statement, the Kia Soul is certainly out of the ordinary....

ANALYSIS - How Honda sees the future of Acura

Can a luxury brand which after 31 years is only a moderate success in North America, is absent from Europe and Japan and...

Struggling Chery calls in local help in Brazil - the week

Our Man in Brazil, Fernando Calmon, reported this week on an interesting development that sees seasoned local importer, assembler and distributor CAOA Group join with Chery to manage Chery's factory in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The deal is valued at around US$60m for CAOA to acquire 50% of the Chinese brand's Brazilian operations including the Jacarei plant, in the Greater Sao Paulo area; importation and sales are included.

ANALYSIS - Peugeot 308 SW and GTI

Has the long-awaited recovery of the Peugeot brand finally begun? Even if things remain terrible in China with a...

Kia launches fast grand tourer flagship with V6 engine

Although only about 80 of the brand's 180 UK dealers have signed up to sell it so far, Kia's new Stinger, in those...

PSA outlines global mobility strategy

Newly enlarged Groupe PSA faces challenges on a number of fronts as it looks to integrate Opel and Vauxhall to its...

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Tokyo Motor Show 2017

The latest auto show debuts, car launches, manufacturer news and cutting-edge concept cars – brought straight to you...

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...

BMW Group future product strategy

BMW is pouring money into renewing both its global model range and trying to create sub-segments which it could dominate...

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Q&A with VW Group on quantum computing

The Volkswagen Group and Google have announced a far-reaching research partnership in quantum computing. Quantum...

Q&A with Mojio CEO, Kenny Hawk

Software platform developer, Mojio, is set to go from strength to strength, working directly with the mobile carriers to...

TOKYO SHOW - Mazda designers explain 'Kodo'

When Mazda broke off its relationship with Ford some 10 or more years ago the brand had to come up...

Q&A with Daimler's Ola Källenius on electrification

Ola Källenius, Daimler board member responsible for Group Research at Daimler outlines the major...

Bosch VP on next steps for steering technologies

Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews with tier one suppliers, we spoke to Dr Marcus...

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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.

Webinar on demand: The Impact of Advanced Thermoplastic Insulation Systems on e-motors

Automotive experts James Bonnett & Chris Slowinski explore the challenges e-motor manufacturers are facing & discuss how advanced thermoplastic insulation can help meet the...

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Global light vehicle electric motors market - forecasts to 2032

Global light vehicle electric motors market - forecasts to 2032

Published: Oct 2017

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


China New Energy Vehicle Report

China New Energy Vehicle Report

Published: Oct 2017

This report provides analysis of the CAFC regulation and carbon credit system in China and its update in June 2017. It describes the impact this draft legislation has on carmakers and suppliers in the future. The updated regulation framework implies that it will lead to premium manufacturers reaching the set quotas far more easily and selling on credit to players in the lower price segment in the future. The report is essential reading for any vehicle maker nad supplier into the market to stay informed of the latest changes and to capitalise on potential future gains.


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