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Nio Europe EV invasion begins with Norway

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) startup Nio announced it plans to begin selling cars overseas in September with Norway chosen as its first export market...

Lyft sees Q1 revenue plunge

Lyft has reported Q1 revenue of $609.0 million versus $955.7 million in the first quarter of 2020, a decrease of 36 percent year-over-year, but an...

Gestamp Q1 net profit triples to EUR51m

Gestamp has more than tripled first-quarter net income to EUR51m (US$62m), recovering and surpassing pre-COVID-19 levels.

VW in "crisis mode" over chip shortage

Volkswagen chief Herbert Diess has said the carmaker was in "crisis mode" over an ongoing lack of badly needed automotive chips, adding the impact of...

Tesla plans China owner data access

Tesla has said it was developing a platform for car owners in China that would allow them to access data generated by their vehicles.

CLEPA lauds updated EC industrial strategy

European automotive supplier association, CLEPA, has welcomed publication of the European Commission’s (EC) updated industrial strategy and the...

Nissan Motor sells stake in Daimler

Nissan Motor this week announced it was selling its 1.54% stake in Daimler through a placement to institutional investors, raising around EUR1.15bn.

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.

GM Q1 revenue flat but profits up

GM said first-quarter earnings were driven by strong price and mix performance in North America, strong credit and...

Stellantis posts Q1 revenues up 14%

In its first set of quarterly results, Stellantis has posted first quarter net revenues of EUR34.3bn billion, or...

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BMW and Ford bet on solid-state batteries

Earlier this week, US-based solid-state battery startup Solid Power announced a new $130 million investment round led by BMW and Ford.

OEMs look to blockchain solutions for compliance and parts performance

Working in a consortium Renault says it has developed a new blockchain solution for the European automotive industry to...

ASEAN sales just slightly lower in Q1

Sales of new vehicles in southeast Asia’s six largest markets declined by just 0.2% to 692,961 units in the first...

A week with the hydrogen fuel cell Hyundai Nexo

What's like to run a fuel cell vehicle as your only car? Enjoyable and surprisingly easy is the short answer, albeit...

BMW future models - SUVs for the 2020s

After extending its offer of Sport Activity Vehicles as BMW calls crossovers and SUVs, the line-up now stretches from X1 to X7 with no missing numbers. There may be an X8 coming too, probably aimed at the Audi Q8 rather than being even lengthier than the already XL-sized X7.

Interior design and technology – VW ID.3

Volkswagen used the 2016 Paris motor show to set out its vision for an alternatively fuelled future by revealing its...

COVID support, Ssangyong, BMW futures - the week

An article from our wider GlobalData family drew many just-auto readers this week: UK-based carmakers forced to halt or...

Puma ST further boosts Ford Europe's new No.1

Intense competition in the B and C hatchback segments is causing problems for Ford of Europe with the Fiesta and Focus...

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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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Recycling green parts - Q&A with Synetiq

As electric vehicles (EVs) become more popular, what will happen to all those dead lithium-ion batteries once they are...

Kia’s transition to electrification

This year is a significant one for Kia as it gears itself up to launch the new EV6 crossover. While existing models such...

Virtual trends in the automotive industry - Q&A with Epic Games

Games technology has been credited with "turning the automotive industry upside down". To find out...

Beyond driver monitoring – Q&A with Cipia

Regulation is driving demand for driver monitoring system (DMS) across Europe. In pushing back the...

INTERVIEW - Audi board member Hildegard Wortmann

Audi AG's Member of the Board of Management for Sales and Marketing, Hildegard Wortmann, began her...

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Webinar on-demand: Next Generation Design for the Automotive industry

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

Webinar on-demand - Interiors with Instincts: 3D Imaging Radar for In-Car Sensing

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

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