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Nissan reportedly lays off 10,000 US workers

Nissan Motor reportedly is to lay off about 10,000 workers at its idle American plants while Honda Motor is placing more than half its US staff on...

Michelin executives reduce salary

Michelin managing partners, the executive committee, as well as the chairman and independent members of the supervisory board are to reduce salaries.

Hyundai group halts half of its overseas output

Hyundai Motor Group on Tuesday said production at half of its overseas vehicle assembly plants had been suspended due to the COVID19 coronavirus.

French supplier body suspends 2020 subscriptions

French suppliers association, FIEV (Fédération des Industries des Equipements pour Véhicules), says it will not collect subscriptions for this year...

Ford Turkey extends production suspension

Ford Otomotiv Sanayi, jointly owned by Ford Motor Company and Turkish conglomerate Koc Holding said it was extending the suspension of its production...

Kalyani Group pledges US$3.3m coronavirus donation

Bharat Forge and other Kalyani Group companies, have pledged assistance via a direct contribution of INR250m (US$3.3m)to the Prime Minister's Citizen...

Michelin ASM to go behind closed doors on 23 June

Michelin is to hold its Annual Shareholders Meeting behind closed doors on 23 June and reduce its 2019 dividend in response to the coronavirus...

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Western Europe's car market down 52.9% in March

Western Europe's new car registrations fell by a colossal 52.9% year-on-year (YoY) in March and the regional annualised...

UK car market down 44.4% in March

The UK car market was down 44.5% in March as the COVID-19 crisis caused showrooms to close in lockdowned Britain.

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Why the new Superb PHEV is vital for Skoda

Škoda's has many electrified models on the way, including the Kodiaq iV, Octavia iV and Octavia RS iV petrol plug-in hybrids, along with the fully electric Enyaq iV and Citigoe iV. This armada is being led by the company's biggest, most expensive car, the Superb iV, which now comes in 1.4-litre PHEV form.

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