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Malaysia vehicle sales up strongly in May

Malaysia’s new vehicle market jumped by over 41% to 60,780 units in May from 42,983 units in the same month of last year, according to registration...

Opel to invest in hot-forming steel facility

PSA-owned Opel is to invest in a German manufacturing facility in a move that will safeguard its long-term future.

Renault launches sub-4m Triber MPV

Seeking to revitalise falling sales in the Indian market, Renault has announced the Triber, an additional model which will be manufactured at the...

Veoneer presents active safety solutions

Veoneer has showcased the company’s newest Active Safety products during a Ride and Drive event for customers at the American centre for Mobility. At...

Lexus Safety System+ to be standard feature

The Lexus Safety System+ will be a standard feature in all US Lexus vehicles starting with the 2020 model year.

just-auto Plus only Michelin increases its stake in Multistrada

Following a successful public offer, Michelin now holds 99.64% of the share capital of leading Indonesian tyre manufacturer PT Multistrada Arah...

Hitachi to acquire Chassis Brakes International

Hitachi Automotive Systems (HAS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi announced that it has granted KPS Capital Partners a put-option agreement for...

Renault and Nissan strike TaaS deal with Waymo

Alliance partners Groupe Renault and Nissan are to explore driverless mobility services with Waymo in France and Japan. The cooperation between the two automakers and Google's driverless cars unit comes in spite of ongoing political tensions between Renault and Nissan that followed the arrest of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn in Japan on charges of financial misconduct.

VW Group sets out in-house software strategy

Volkswagen Group intends to group more than 5,000 digital experts together in its new "Car.Software" unit with group...

Peugeot e-2008 will come with 193 miles of range

Peugeot says its fully electric 2008 SUV variant - set for launch in 2020 - will be powered by a 100kW electric motor...

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Groupe PSA future model plans - DS

DS Automobiles remains a troubled division of Groupe PSA. Sales have slid to minimal levels in China and in May were only 4,192 for all of Europe. Things might be about to improve though, with the 7 Crossback starting to find relative favour in EU countries and deliveries of the 3 Crossback commencing. But what to do about China?

Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Peugeot 2008 and BMW G16 Gran Coupe

The second generation Peugeot 2008 will have its public and motor show debuts at the Frankfurt motor show in September,...

Groupe PSA future model plans - Citroën

For a long time, Citroën was in trouble in many European markets. No longer. Its French market sales in particular are...

New Pugs and partnerships - the week

Ignoring the high count for this column last week, the top-read story on just-auto this week was our look at future...

Honey, I stretched the Lexus

Memo to self - when a car company kindly loans you a press review vehicle, write it up before the model gets updated. In this case, twice. Oh, the blushes. Fortunately for slacker here, Lexus UK has an online press archive dating back to the stone age, conveniently shooting down my theory we're actually overdue an RX full redesign - the present model dates back only to a New York show debut in April 2015 - and a tweak or two since launch makes perfect sense.

Kia ready for the return of diesel demand with Stonic

May saw Kia setting yet another sales record in its largest European market. Surprisingly, that's not Germany, but...

Groupe PSA future model plans - Peugeot

Thanks to the 208, 3008 and 2008 (in that order) Peugeot is holding on to a strong third position in its largest...

Anhui Jianghuai and JAC-Volkswagen future models

A partnership with Volkswagen AG and a certain degree of expertise in EVs have become vital assets for JAC as it tries...

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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...

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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

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Delphi Technologies’ CTO on smart propulsion solutions, GDi and the CV diesel market

Since its spin-off from Delphi Automotive in 2017, Delphi Technologies has been pushing back the technical boundaries on...

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A greener form of motoring, low carbon vehicles emit fewer harmful gases compared to a conventional car. Continuing...

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Renault SA (RNO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Renault SA (RNO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: Jun 2019

Renault SA (Renault) is an automobile company. It designs, manufactures, sells and distributes passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, and electric vehicles. The company also provides various services including sales financing, leasing, maintenance, and services contracts. Renault markets products under Renault, Dacia, Renault Samsung Motors, Alpine, and Lada brands. It distributes products through a network of primary and secondary dealers across the world. Renault has operations in Europe, Eurasia, the Middle East, North America, South America, Africa, and Asia Pacific. The company has manufacturing facilities across the world. Renault is headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, Ile-de-France, France.


Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: May 2019

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) is an automotive company. It develops, manufactures and sells automobiles and motorcycles, spare parts and accessories, and engines. The company also offers deposit business, retail customer and dealer financing, insurance, fleet business and car leasing services. BMW provides products and services related to the machinery and metal-working industry. It markets offerings under the BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce, Alphabet, Alphera, ReachNow and Motorrad brands. The company serves customers in Europe, the Americas, Asia and other regions; and has production and assembly facilities, and sales network across the world. BMW is headquartered in Munich, Bayern, Germany.


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