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Hybrid-only era over - Lexus EVs and PHEVs coming

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China’s automakers look to reverse EV market drop

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Dongfeng likely to lower PSA stake - report

China's Dongfeng Motor will likely reduce its stake in PSA after hiring banks to study options, Reuters sources said.

Kia to produce two new models in India in 2020

Kia Motors announced it will begin production of two new vehicle models in India next year to help lift local sales.

FCA challenges Italian taxman over value of US ops

Fiat Chrysler has challenged a claim by Italy's tax authorities over the valuing of its US Chrysler business that could leave it with an unwanted tax...

Formula One team owner eyes Aston Martin stake

Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll, owner of Formula One team Racing Point, is preparing a bid for a major stake in Aston Martin, Reuters reported,...

UAW names new president

The United Auto Workers international executive board has named acting president Rory Gamble to head the union until June 2022 as he pledged a series...

Mercedes-Benz sets November sales record

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz boosted sales 5.3% year on year to sell 209,058 cars in November, a record for the month.

Evbox reopens renovated Bordeaux facility

Evbox has reopened its renovated and upgraded Bordeaux factory for electric vehicle fast-charging stations.

GM confirms LG battery JV for Lordstown

General Motors has confirmed an earlier report it would team up with LG Chem to mass-produce battery cells for future battery-electric vehicles.

UK car market slips 1.3% in November

The UK new car market fell by 1.3% in November, with 156,621 models registered, according to figures released today by...

CEE - CASE trends can cross transport sectors - Yanfeng

Yanfeng says some of its interior concepts can be applied across many disciplines as the supplier looks to take...

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Ford turns Maccy D's coffee waste into parts - the week

Ford has been experimenting with ways to make plastics since Henry's experiments with soybeans back in the 30s and 40s so I was intrigued to learn this week a byproduct of coffee bean roasting at McDonald's will soon be used by the automaker to make vehicle parts such as headlamp housings.

ANALYSIS - Nissan X-Trail 1.7 diesel 4x4

It's been a tough year for Nissan Motor. The company has shifted focus from volume to profit and is trying to maintain a...

Look ma, no spark plugs (some of the time)

In the hundred-plus years of the automobile, certain technology has bubbled to the top and largely stayed there. Pistons...

China’s automakers look to reverse sharp EV market decline

Since the government cut subsidies in June, China’s new energy vehicle (NEV) market - comprising mainly electric and...

Is Ford Ranger Raptor worth fifty grand?

Think no-one would pay almost fifty thousand pounds for a Ford? Think again. And it isn't only the Mustang Bullitt that Ford of Britain is doing good business with. The high priced Raptor version of the Ranger is selling well in a sub-segment where even Mercedes-Benz hasn't been able to gain traction.

Hybrid-only era over - Lexus EVs and PHEVs coming

Lexus will have another very good year in 2019. Sales have risen strongly in China, and in Europe too, while the brand...

Perodua and Daihatsu - future models and platforms

The second feature in the Toyota Motor Corporation series is a look at the current and future models of subsidiary...

Electrification and autonomous is costing jobs - the week

We began this wrap last week with job cuts and 'ere we go again.

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PSA and FCA plan to merge

PSA and FCA have jointly published plans for a merger that they say opens a path to the creation of a new group with...

Strike hits General Motors in North America

In the middle of September, some 49,000 UAW members at GM in the US walked out in what is the company's first strike...

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

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Harman VP on why sensor fusion makes sense for ADAS and autonomous driving

The automotive industry remains divided on the sensor configuration needed to support autonomous driving. Tesla is...

Valeo VP on smart thermal management systems

Valeo Thermal Systems is on a mission to optimise thermal energy management for cleaner, safer and more reliable...

What CALLUM did next

In a short space of time, Ian Callum and the team at CALLUM have formed a design studio and...

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Faurecia Clean Mobility develops and produces novel solutions to drive mobility and industry toward...

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