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BAIC buys a small slice of Daimler

Chinese joint venture partner Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC) has acquired about 5% of Daimler through Investment Global, a 100% subsidiary.

Faurecia and Microsoft to collaborate on MaaS

Microsoft and Faurecia have announced a partnership to create disruptive, connected and personalised services inside the 'Cockpit of the Future'.

Opel CEO joining PSA board

PSA's supervisory board appointed Opel CEO and turnaround specialist Michael Lohscheller as a member of the automaker's managing board effective from...

Hubject and IoTecha team on EV charging

Hubject is partnering with IoTecha, a company specialising in providing software and hardware solutions to support EV charging infrastructure.

Fish hooks seen in Daimler's online retail plans

A statement by Daimler's Mercedes-Benz it aims to complete 25% of new car sales online was a welcome development in motor retail, according to a UK...

Vulog outlines five shared mobility Europe cities

Shared mobility technology provider, Vulog has unveiled what it says are five European cities likely to be the next hotspots for the concept.

Former GM exec becomes co-CEO of Seres

Former General Motors senior executive James Taylor has taken the role as co-CEO of China's electric vehicle (EV) start-up Seres (formerly 'SF...

Bosch takes Daimler out of driving seat

Bosch infrastructure combined with Daimler vehicle technology means cars can now be parked and retrieved without a driver at the Mercedes-Benz Museum parking garage in Stuttgart.

Mahle develops EV heat pump heating and cooling

Mahle has developed a heat pump based device for heating electric vehicle cabins it calls Integrated Thermal System, or...

Ford Canada to lay off 200 workers

Ford's Oakville plant will shed about 200 jobs from September, the company said.

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Daimler future models - Mercedes-Benz cars

Does endlessly extending vehicle lines mean ever-expanding sales? Not if you're Audi, or now, Mercedes-Benz too. The brand is hardly embattled but recently things haven't been going as well as they might, with several profit warnings and slightly disappointing global deliveries for H1 having been announced in recent times. Can the next wave of passenger cars remedy some of the company's current ills?

Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Cupra EV concept

Having already confirmed a world premiere for the Frankfurt motor show in September, SEAT's Cupra division now says it...

Talking Spanish supply and inline sixes - the week

Our interview - well, Simon Warburton's actually - with the director ejecutivo (CEO) of the Spanish suppliers...

Daimler future models - Denza, smart and Mercedes-Maybach

This first article in a series has three Daimler brands as its focus. What is to become of Denza, a JV between the...

ANALYSIS - Volkswagen Polo GTI+

Volkswagen keeps coming up with ways to make certain sports models more desirable and of course, more profitable. For those who wish their Polo GTI to stand out just that little bit extra, there is the option of choosing the GTI+, a high-end model grade which costs from GBP23,160.

Volvo plots a course for the future of Polestar

Polestar will soon start producing the 1, a low volume PHEV super-coupe that will be joined in 2020 by a BEV crossover...

Under the skin of the new Mini Electric

We take an in-depth look at the new Mini Electric, due in March 2020.

JLR engines boss on new Ingenium straight six

Land Rover's progress remains uneven. Worldwide, sales fell by 10.1 per cent last month yet in Britain the brand enjoyed...

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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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Interview part 2: Sernauto CEO José Portilla

Spanish suppliers association CEO, José Portilla has had many years experience in manufacturing sectors such as steel...

Reflections on a market with Magna Mirrors

Vehicle rearview mirrors have transformed into complex vision systems jammed with electronics and consumer safety...

Interview part 1: Sernauto CEO José Portilla

Spanish suppliers association CEO, José Portilla has had many years experience in manufacturing...

Hydrogen storage fuels innovation - Q&A with Magna Steyr

Magna Steyr is a global, brand-independent engineering and manufacturing partner to automakers,...

Bosch on tomorrow’s steering systems

Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH develops, produces, and sells steering technology for...

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In this report, we look at mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the automotive sector over the last five years. We also highlight potential future bid targets in the sector, who is likely to acquire them and why... Read more

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