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Geely develops new modular architecture for cars

Geely has said it has now developed a modular engineering architecture for B-segment cars.

Renault H1 sales up 9.8% driven by emerging market

Groupe Renault sales volumes were up 9.8% in the first-half helped by the inclusion of the two brands Jinbei and Huasong (over 85,000 units combined)....

Honda NA production disrupted by Mexico floods

Due to the overflow of a river near Honda's auto plant in Celaya, Mexico, all auto and component production was suspended on 28 June.

Lamborghini global sales surge 11% in H1 2018

VW-owned Automobili Lamborghini has reported another increase in worldwide deliveries.

Baraja claims LiDAR breakthrough

Technology company Baraja claims it has developed a new class of LiDAR that solves scalability and performance issues plaguing existing systems that...

New Ricardo motor to boost power, cut hybrid costs

As part of its contribution to a recently completed major European research initiative to achieve more efficient and cost-effective hybrid powertrains...

South Korean EV sales jump 170% in H1

Electric vehicle (EV) sales in South Korea jumped by close to 170% to 11,866 units in the first half of 2018 from 4,412 units a year earlier,...

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 in the country.

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...

China vehicle sales rise 4.8% in June

New vehicle sales in China rose by 4.8% to around 2.27 million units in June from 2.17 million units a year earlier,...

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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 soon act as a new bookend to a range which starts with the X1. A new X5 is imminent, while the second generation X4 is arriving at dealerships. The line-up was recently completed - for now at least - by the X2, a 4,360mm long Range Rover Evoque rival.

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...

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 production capacity in China this year, as the German automaker looks to strengthen its lead position in the Chinese market and prepares for changing government regulations.

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...

BMW's project G02 - why new X4 was brought forward

A new BMW X4 is about to replace a four-year old predecessor. Are short life cycles the secret to quiet, steady success?...

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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...

Geneva 2018

It's March, which means spring and Geneva - the first big European auto show of the year. Our debut list, show news,...

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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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