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China woes force Mando to downsize

Korean auto components maker Mando has reportedly decided to downsize its workforce on declining Chinese business.

Malaysia vehicle sales continued to plunge in July

Malaysia’s new vehicle market continued to fall sharply in July, by almost 26% to 50,853 units compared with strong year-earlier sales of 68,466...

RHA hails new UK Transport Secretary approach

RHA Chief Executive, Richard Burnett says he welcomes a "totally different, pro-active" approach from new British Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps.

Rheinmetall secures fuel cell component order

Rheinmetall Automotive is developing a recirculation fan for hydrogen not yet consumed within fuel cell stacks, as well as coolant pumps for 400 and...

Sumitomo Chemical acquires Emas Plastik

Sumitomo Chemical has acquired Emas Plastik, a major plastic compounder group in Turkey.

Henkel partners in SYMPA 3D printing project

Henkel is partnering in research and development project, SYMPA, sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), as well...

LEVC selects EO Charging as Scotland partner

London EV Company (LEVC) has selected EO Charging as its partner in Scotland to install Smart Home Charge Points.

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 trade association has called for more action to boost market demand.

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,...

VW Group July sales slip a bit

Volkswagen Group said July 2019 sales worldwide slipped 2.4% to 886,100 vehicles.

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Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Mercedes A and B PHEVs

Three plug-hybrid Mercedes-Benz cars have been announced. The A 250 e, A 250 e Saloon and B 250 e will have their motor show world debuts at the Frankfurt IAA.

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....

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...

2019 Chengdu motor show - world premieres list

By no means a major Chinese motor show, nonetheless the annual event in Chengdu is usually the venue for quite a few world premieres. This year's CDMS is no exception and just-auto's list of expected and confirmed world debuts will be updated over the coming weeks as press preview day draws closer.

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...

BMW AG future models - Mini and Rolls-Royce

Having expanded the Mini range earlier this decade, BMW says its aim is now to fully focus on profitability. Deliveries...

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

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