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FRANKFURT - Merkel rides Continental EZ10 Robo-Tax

The autonomous vehicle operated by Continental, EasyMile’s long-time partner, is being demonstrated at the 2019 International Motor Show in Frankfurt,...

Mitsubishi starting Xpander assembly in Vietnam

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) said it would begin assembling its Xpander crossover multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) from CKD kits at its factory in...

Ford Credit sells Canvas to Fair

Vehicle subscription app Fair will acquire the assets of Canvas, a vehicle subscription service, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Credit...

Toyota China using Panasonic batteries in PHEVs

Toyota has started using the same type of battery Panasonic designed for Tesla in some plug-in hybrids sold in China, media reports said.

Capsized Hyundai car carrier blocking US port

A car carrying ship full of Hyundai and Kia models is blocking the entrance to the Port of Brunswick, one of the busiest ports in the US, and a major...

JLR starts trials of ‘virtual eyes’ for AVs

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has fitted ‘virtual eyes’ to intelligent pods to understand how humans will trust self-driving vehicles, as...

Philippine recovery stalls in August

The Philippine new vehicle market declined by 2.4% to 29,599 units in August 2019 from 30,313 units in the same month of last year, according to...

Was that the last IAA at Messe Frankfurt?

The Frankfurt Motor Show's future in its current form is reportedly being questioned by traditional vehicle manufacturer participants - many of whom reduced their IAA spending budgets this year or chose not to attend at all.

ACEA laments poor EV charging infrastructure in EU

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is urgently calling for a comprehensive plan to enable the...

Volvo adds PHEV to XC40 range

Volvo is claiming to be the first car manufacturer to offer plug-in hybrid versions of its entire model range with the...

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LA auto show - Audi e-tron Sportback world debut

Having revealed the e-tron Sportback concept at Auto Shanghai in April, Audi now says the production version will be a world premiere at the Los Angeles auto show in November.

The last Frankfurt as we know it? - the week

Will this be the last Frankfurt as we know it? That was the question being posed in Germany as the latest IAA opened...

Interior design and technology – VW Golf

Although the VW Golf Mk 7 has been around for quite a while (appearing on our shores in 2012 and updated in 2016), its...

Renegade Trailhawk - the torquetastic baby Jeep

In a segment where 4x4 drive is the exception to a front-wheel drive rule, the most rugged version yet of Jeep's...

General Motors future models - Buick

A relatively small brand in North America, Buick is a big deal in China, where 432,264 vehicles were sold in the first half of the year (compared to 107,240 in the USA). Which is why talk of GM phasing out Buick cars won’t happen, at least not in its number one market.

2019 Frankfurt IAA motor show world premieres list

The media preview days of the 2019 Frankfurt IAA brought a few surprises. Volkswagen (a camouflaged and altered I.D....

General Motors future models - GMC

For a long time, not even General Motors itself seemed to know just what GMC was meant to be other than an alternative...

More future Chevys, H1 2019 and Frankfurt - the week

Our future models analysis articles are often the most popular item on just-auto and this week's look at Chevrolet SUVs...

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Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) 2019

It's Frankfurt's turn to host Europe's big automotive show this year. Our coverage is gathered together here.

Q2 2019 company results

Second quarter, half year, first fiscal quarter - financial results for the period ended June 30 are in. We have covered...

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...

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Steering system acquisitions open AD truck opportunities for Knorr-Bremse

Braking system supplier, Knorr-Bremse entered the commercial vehicle steering market in 2016 when it acquired tedrive...

SsangYong UK's MD Nick Laird on the push to double sales

We sit down with Nick Laird, SsangYong UK's Managing Director at the launch of the new Korando SUV to learn more about...

How ADAS simulation tech keep drivers in the loop

In all walks of life, culture can have a major influence on user-behaviour. Automotive engineers...

Magna Seating VP on tomorrow's solutions

Although lighter car seats remains a focus of research, other developments in seating have been...

Interview part 2: Sernauto CEO José Portilla

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

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Webinar on-demand: Thermoplastic gears – a solution to powertrain NVH improvement?

We explore several technical and commercial case studies, look at durability, NVH performance, cost-effectiveness (ROI) of thermoplastic PEEK gears versus metal gears, and why...

Webinar: How will new technologies impact vehicle performance & customer trips to repair facilities?

Customers are bombarded with new technologies in today's vehicles. This brings new opportunities to improve safety, however there is a learning curve for both manufacturers and...

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2019 Automotive Megatrends and Markets Report

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