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Gestamp reduces debt in 2020

Announcing full year results for 2020, metal components supplier Gestamp said it had reduced its net debt by EUR271m to EUR2,058m, adding it was...

Volvo Cars and Geely to merge powertrain units

Volvo Cars and Geely Auto have agreed on a wide-ranging collaboration that they say will maximise the strengths of the Swedish and Chinese automotive...

Mitsubishi updates 'not-for-Europe' PHEVs

Mitsubishi Motors North America announced pricing and availability of the updated, end of line, 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric...

SUVs set market share record in EU27

SUVs started 2021 in Europe "with a success story", according to JATO Dynamics, which said data for 27 markets showed the sector accounted for 44% of...

Suzuki chief to step down after 40 years

Osamu Suzuki, the 91 year old chairman of Suzuki Motor, is to step down after heading the carmaker for over 40 years and turning it into one of the...

PPG Defleet One paint approved by DTNA

PPG says Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) has approved the PPG Defleet One paint system for warranty and aftermarket repairs on its Freightliiner &...

Michelin tyres to be 100% sustainable by 2050

Michelin says its tyres will be made entirely from renewable, recycled, bio-sourced or otherwise sustainable materials by 2050.

FREE TO READ - Global pandemic sector recovery briefing

As we enter a recovery phase around the world, we aim to bring you the latest news and intelligence on the speed, nature and shape of the automotive sector's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Is Mitsubishi mulling reversal on Europe pull-out?

Mitsubishi Motors is considering a plan to source a model from its alliance partner Renault to sell in Europe, according...

Hyundai to replace Kona EV batteries due to fire risk

Hyundai Motor will replace the batteries in more than 25,000 Kona electric vehicles (EVs) sold in South Korea due to the...

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Honda open to partnerships in race for EVs

Honda is looking to set up more partnerships to tackle future challenges – that is the message coming from the company’s incoming CEO, Toshihiro Mibe. The statement is intended as a rallying cry for the company – a recognition that rapid change is upon the automotive industry, and Honda will need to branch out to ensure it is ready to tackle it.

GAC Guangzhou Auto future models

In addition to JVs with Toyota, Honda & Acura, Mitsubishi and Stellantis (Jeep), GAC's thriving own-brand business sold...

European lockdowns drag down global sales in January

The first month of light vehicle sales for 2021 have now been collated for global markets. They show a marginal rise of...

Ford joins the charge towards electrification

Ford is the latest global automaker to commit to a bold electrification strategy. The US company has announced that, by...

SWM - little known yet outselling Jeep in China

Quite a few China-based car brands vanished in 2020 yet one that many hadn't paid much attention to had a surprisingly good year. Even though Brilliance Automotive and Shineray Motorcycle Company's SWM only sold 50,459 cars, it outperformed some big names, including Bestune, Maxus, Nio, Jeep, Lincoln and Land Rover. Later in 2021 we should see a move into EVs.

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The news this week was dominated by announcements of electric vehicle strategies. Jaguar Land Rover said its Jaguar...

Electrification - is it a sprint or a marathon?

In this latest guest article written exclusively for just-auto, Dato Madani Sahari, the CEO of Malaysia Automotive,...

Tesla’s updated Model S lays down gauntlet for rising EV challengers

Tesla changed the public’s perception of electric vehicles in 2012 with the launch of the Model S sedan. This was the...

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As vehicle production volumes rise again, OEMs are reporting supply bottlenecks for critical semiconductors - with the...

Virtual CES 2021

In 2021, CES went virtual. Nevertheless, OEMs and Tier 1s announced many vehicle and technology innovations online. Our...

Perspectives on 2020 - views from around the auto industry

In these extraordinary times, we have reached out to parts of the global auto industry for perspectives on current...

COVID-19 hits the auto industry

The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is causing disruption in China (especially Hubei province) with knock-on impacts on...

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Tyres remain a key technology within chassis engineering. Quite apart from the fact that vehicle grip and handling...

Riding high on coconut shells - Q&A with Carbon Air

A British materials company is planning further growth of applications for its ‘activated carbon’ air suspension...

Material matters - Challenges of casting EV and hybrid components

As vehicles are developed to meet the low emissions targets set around the world, it isn’t just...

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Forget RPM, think EPM (Experiences Per Mile). As mobility shifts, the digital cockpit is evolving,...

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Forget what is under the hood, the battleground has shifted to what is inside the cockpit. Market...

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