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ANALYSIS - F39 BMW X2 targets Range Rover Evoque

ANALYSIS - VW targets growth in China with FAW

Lotus under Geely - what's the plan?

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Ford pays out $299m to settle US Takata lawsuit

Ford has agreed to pay USD299.1m to settle US consumers’ economic loss claims related to Takata airbag recalls over faulty inflators.

Luxoft partners Daimler on R&D centre

Luxoft, a global IT service provider, announced it has partnered with MBition, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, to open a research and...

Inrix develops new communication platform

Inrix, a provider of connected car services and transportation analytics, has announced a new platform that it says provides the foundation for cities...

Hella sales up 7.2% to EUR7.1bn in FY 2017-2018

Lighting and electronics specialist Hella says it has continued its profitable growth path in the fiscal year 2017/2018 (1 June 2017 to 31 May 2018).

Proton resumes exports, revamps domestic network

Malaysia’s Proton Holdings has resumed exports to markets in the Middle East, with a shipment of 450 cars destined for the Jordanian city of Aqaba...

Quarter of journeys could be in AVs by 2025

UK government-backed 'MERGE Greenwich' - an autonomous vehicle consortium in the UK - says that one in four journeys could be made via autonomous...

Daimler's Lab1886 Innovation Hub opens in Atlanta

Daimler AG is expanding its global innovation network. Lab1886's new location in Atlanta (Georgia, US) has officially opened. Guests at the event...

SEAT starts assembling Arona and Leon in Algeria

VW Group-owned Seat has begun the final assembly of the Arona and the Leon models at a plant in Algeria.

BMW to up stake in Brilliance joint venture - reports

Reports in China say that BMW is about to become the first foreign carmaker to hold a majority stake in a joint venture...

Brazil's Route 2030 promises a better future for its auto industry

At last, after several postponements, Brazilian president Michel Temer announced the Route 2030 Programme for the auto...

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Lotus under Geely - what's the plan?

Lotus is something of a curiosity. Like Chrysler, many companies have owned it, only to eventually sell to another firm, usually having sustained substantial losses during the period of control. Will things be different under Geely?

ANALYSIS - F39 BMW X2 targets Range Rover Evoque

BMW keeps on filling out its Sport Activity Vehicle line-up, making 2018 a busy year for the brand's SAVs. The X7 will...

Interior design and technology – Fiat 500L

The Fiat 500L MPV was launched in the UK in 2013, receiving a facelift in 2017 when 40 per cent of the components were...

2018 Goodwood FoS world debuts list

This year's Goodwood Festival of Speed marked a quarter century of the event. The list of vehicle world premieres is...

Future model analysis always goes down a treat - the week

Geely's Volvo Cars has attracted a lot of coverage and attention recently - future electrification plan, acclaimed new models, new assembly plant in the US, etc - so it's no surprise our analysis of its future model plans attracted the largest number of eyeballs on just-auto this week. Not unrelated, our new model debut lists for motor shows and other launch event venues always go down a treat and we covered both the Goodwood Festival of Speed and Monterey.

ANALYSIS - VW targets growth in China with FAW

Volkswagen Group’s Chinese joint venture, FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Company, is bringing on stream a vast amount of new...

Monterey Week debuts list - Bentley Mulsanne W.O.

Monterey Automotive Week, including the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, will take place on California's Monterey...

PLANT FOCUS - Alpine's Dieppe sportscar factory

The question comes to mind - why is Societe des Automobiles Alpine SAS in Dieppe, northern France, a straight shot...

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Trade tensions on the rise

Arrangements for international trade have become an area of concern for OEMs and suppliers with global sourcing...

What does WLTP mean for the auto industry?

From September 2018, all new cars in Europe, India, South Korea and Japan will have to report their fuel economy and CO2...

Turkey snapshot

Turkey is literally and metaphorically at a crossroads between East and West, while its 80m population has an average...

Russian Automotive Forum 2018

The annual Russian Automotive Forum brings OEMs and suppliers together to discuss developments and progress for the auto...

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Valeo on tomorrow’s climate control systems

Cabin comfort is a given for motorists nowadays. The trend for multizone air-conditioning systems enables automakers to...

The science of sound - How Harman is striking a chord in the small car segment

Designing and developing a car audio system for a certain model is a complex process. Hitting the right note in the...

Magna lifts the lid off the car roof systems market

Magna covers the entire spectrum of vehicle roof systems. Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of...

Faurecia VP on tomorrow’s cockpit and smart interiors

The car - integral to the daily lives of millions of people – is being transformed into a living...

Faurecia Seating on Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electrified

Seats account for five per cent of a vehicle’s total cost and six per cent of its weight. As a...

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Webinar on demand: The Impact of Advanced Thermoplastic Insulation Systems on e-motors

Automotive experts James Bonnett & Chris Slowinski explore the challenges e-motor manufacturers are facing & discuss how advanced thermoplastic insulation can help meet the...

Renesas: Expert white papers

At Renesas, a leading supplier of automotive microcontrollers and SoC products, we aim to be a provider of total solutions in response to growing trends and market needs. Through...

If you thought AWD technology couldn’t deliver both efficiency and performance, think again.

Although AWD vehicles are known for improving safety and performance, they often create complexity, production cost, and fuel economy challenges for automotive manufacturers.

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Global light vehicle OE batteries market - forecasts to 2033

Global light vehicle OE batteries market - forecasts to 2033

Published: Jul 2018

This QUBE report from just-auto report provides a comprehensive overview of the global electric vehicles and OE starter battery sector, major suppliers, top 14 markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use this report to gain a quick overview of the sector globally, prepare supply and demand forecasts, understand the size and scope of the top 14 markets and produce internal sales plans and forecasts.


Global light vehicle materials market - forecasts to 2033

Global light vehicle materials market - forecasts to 2033

Published: Jul 2018

This QUBE report from just-auto report provides a comprehensive overview of the global material trends sector, major suppliers, top markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use this report to gain a quick overview of the sector globally, prepare supply and demand forecasts, understand the size and scope of the top 14 markets and produce internal sales plans and forecasts.


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