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EV powertrain emerges from race tech

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Volvo reports strong orders for electric XC40

Geely-owned Volvo Cars says it has now formally opened order books for the XC40 Recharge P8 AWD, the company’s first fully electric car, in selected...

GM to open new technical centre in US

General Motors will open a new technical centre focused on performance and racing in the Charlotte region, a major racing hub in the US. It is...

EC clears Wabco aquisition by ZF

European Commission (EC) authorities have unconditionally approved the proposed acquisition of Wabco by ZF through the EU Merger Regulation.

Thai sales continue sharp decline in December

Thailand's new vehicle market continued to decline sharply in December 2019, by over 21% to 89,285 units from 113,581 in the same month of the...

Daimler denies EQC production cut

Daimler has said it plans to build 50,000 Mercedes EQC electric cars in 2020, denying a report in Germany's Manager Magazin which claimed it had been...

RHA urges smooth truck movement post-Brexit

Britain's Road Haulage Association (RHA) is urging UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson ensure trucks continue to move freely between the UK and EU after...

FTA welcomes TfL low emission financial support

Britain's Freight Transport Association (FTA) says it 'strongly' welcomes Transport for London’s (TfL) decision to increase financial support for...

Uber gives Nissan's Leaf a boost in London

Uber, which is fighting a ban from operating in London, has agreed a deal with Nissan for up to 2,000 Leafs to be made available for its drivers. The ride hailer wants every car on its app in the UK capital – around 45,000 drivers – to be fully electric from 2025.

Ex-Seat CEO in talks for top Renault job - reports

Luca de Meo, who recently left his position as VW Group brand Seat's president and chief executive, is reportedly in...

Daimler full year EBIT plunges

Daimler has announced a preliminary group EBIT of EUR5.6bn (2018: EUR11.1bn), noting "anticipated additional expenses...

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GM sells an Indian factory - the week

General Motors' abandonment of India took another step when China's Great Wall Motors (GWM) confirmed it had agreed to buy The General's remaining car plant in Talegaon in the state of Maharashtra. As GM retreats (also from South Africa), the acquisition, which is expected to be completed in the second half of 2020, will speed up the Chinese automaker's entry into one of the world's most promising automotive markets.

Geneva motor show world debuts - Skoda Octavia RS iV

Concepts, prototypes and production models which are expected to be world premieres at the Geneva motor show are...

India Auto Expo world debuts - Kia QYi concept

Along with a special version of the Carnival which will soon be the brand's second model for the local market, Kia is to...

ANALYSIS - Skoda joins B-SUV segment with Kamiq

Even with the downturn in China, 2019 was a strong year for Skoda, the company delivering 1.24m vehicles. The Octavia is...

Control the code, control the road: achieving operational resilience

Amid an exponential rise in the complexity of today’s vehicles, where more than 40% of vehicle architecture now consists of electronics, cybersecurity is one of the most pressing challenges facing the industry says Anthony Martin, Head of Vehicle Resilience Technologies at HORIBA MIRA. Here, in a guest post for just-auto, he explains why prioritising operational resilience from the design stages of a vehicle is a must for ensuring their safety, security and functionality.

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CES – Harman harnesses 5G to drive growth

Not so long ago, the consumer electronics show (CES) was the place to exhibit the latest in computers, mobile devices...

Tough conditions ahead for Europe's car market

West European new car registrations were up 20.6% year-on-year in December - an impressive gain, but there are special...

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CES 2020

OEMs and Tier 1s announce vehicle and technology innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Our...

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.

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High-power density ‘crate’ EV powertrain emerges from race tech

For some time, motorsport has provided a legitimate arena to develop and demonstrate automotive technologies. It has...

Harman VP on sensor fusion, driver monitoring and scouting for start-ups at CES

Harman is enabling automakers to implement a new generation of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). To learn more,...

CES - Harman on the CASE for user centric audio experiences

Harman used the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to launch its latest technologies...

CES – Harman on using the cloud to deliver hyper-personalisation

Harman, a Samsung Electronics-owned unit, used the 2020 CES to reveal a network of cloud-based...

CES – Harman on the next chapter for driving

It is almost three years since Harman International became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung...

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