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Is contract manufacturing the future for new EVs?

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Green NCAP adds PHEVs to ratings

Green NCAP on Thursday announced its environmental performance ratings of 25 new cars including, for the first time, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles...

Stellantis talks to UK as it mulls Ellesmere Port

Stellantis is in talks with the UK government concerning the Vauxhall manufacturing site at Ellesmere Port as its future remains uncertain.

Ellesmere Port faces decision on future

Vauxhall's vehicle manufacturing plant at Ellesmere Port in northwest England is facing an imminent announcement on its future, reports suggest.

Biden pushes for US$37bn to address chip shortage

President Joe Biden is asking for US$37bn to bolster American supply chains as the semiconductor pinch continues to affect manufacturers worldwide.

Toyota postpones opening new Myanmar plant

Toyota Motor has decided to postpone the opening of its new plant in Myanmar amid heightened political uncertainty following the 1 February coup,...

"Perfect storm" in chips shortage - CLEPA chief

Europe's automotive supplier association (CLEPA), says the perfect storm surrounding the current semiconductor shortage will continue at least for the...

Hon Hai to build EVs for Fisker, EV output soon

Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Company, known also as Foxconn, said it had signed a preliminary agreement to co-develop and build an electric...

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.

Nissan axes pickup from UK and Europe - report

Nissan is withdrawing its popular Navara pickup truck from the UK and Europe just as a facelifted model line goes on...

New VW app keeps football fans in the loop

A free We Score app included in Volkswagen Golf models from 2020 delivers live football updates.

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Is contract manufacturing the future for EV startups?

This week's announcement from EV startup Fisker it had inked a deal with Taiwan's Hon Hai Technology Group, better known as consumer electronics contract manufacturer Foxconn, to co-develop and build a "breakthrough new segment vehicle" reflects a new approach from EV startups - contract rather than in-house build.

COMMENT - BEVs and hydrogen provide fuel for thought

There have been a number of stories in the press recently which all in one way or another related to the potential...

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...

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 0.6% when compared with last year. The SAAR came in at 81.46m, the lowest since June 2020, and slightly below the level of January 2020 due to a different balance to regional sales.

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...

Car companies bite the electric bullet - the week

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

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Semiconductor shortages hit automotive output

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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Redesigning the automotive retail experience - Q&A with ZeroLight

There are some in the auto industry who believe that the rise of digital solutions within the new car buying journey...

Euro vision - Q&A with Apollo Vredestein

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’...

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...

5G and the digital cockpit – Q&A with Harman

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

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The automotive industry is changing faster than ever, with electrification, connectivity autonomous driving, and lightweight construction combining to do away with old design...

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Safety, innovation and scalability are all key factors in designing intelligent interiors.

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Hybrid and Electric Cars in the United Kingdom industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2015-19, and forecast to 2024). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market... Read more

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