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UK to 'align auto regs with EU' after Brexit

A meeting of the UK government's cabinet has reiterated that the UK will leave the EU's customs union in 2019 when the UK formally exits the bloc....

Continental plans new Hungarian plant

Continental has announced the construction of a new manufacturing plant in Hungary to expand its automotive electronics production footprint.

Valeo 2017 net income up 8% to EUR1bn

Valeo has recorded 2017 net income up 8% to EUR1.003bn (US$1.2bn), while consolidated sales rose 12% to EUR18.6bn.

Malaysia sales flat in January

New vehicle sales in Malaysia fell by 0.2% to 44,575 units in January from weak year-earlier sales of 44,667 units, according to registration data...

US ridesharing up strongly in 2017; Lyft gains

US consumers are using ridesharing services more frequently and spending more on them, according to SharesPost’s 'Second Annual Ridesharing Consumer...

VW to show EV driverless concept at Geneva

Volkswagen is to show its electric and autonomous I.D. VIZZION concept at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show.

GENEVA SHOW - Restyle and Euro 6.2 for Toyota Aygo

Vehicles making their global debuts at the Geneva motor show are named below on just-auto's latest list. The latest to be announced is a facelift and...

BMW in talks with GWM for electric MINI production in China

The BMW Group is in 'advanced discussions' with Great Wall Motor (GWM) to start local production of an electric MINI in China. At the same time, the company is stressing its commitment to future production in the UK.

Bosch acquires US carpooling start-up SPLT

Bosch is entering the ridesharing business following the acquisition of Splitting Fares Inc. (SPLT), a US start-up based...

Volvo Cars offers two PHEV powertrain options on V60

For the first time on a Volvo Cars model range, the Geely-owned premium brand is to offer two plug-in hybrid powertrains...

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Electric and driverless visions - THE WEEK

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