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SMMT launches new UK auto supplier finder

The SMMT has launched its revamped Automotive Supplier Finder (ASF), a free online platform to connect companies and help develop new business by...

Nissan announces further management changes

Nissan has  announced the following senior management appointments, effective December 1, 2019.

Russia October sales dip 5.2%

Sales of new passenger cars and LCVs in Russia decreased by 5.2% in October, continuing a long trend of monthly falls which are fast dissipating the...

Volvo showcases depot autonomous buses

Volvo Buses has demonstrated the potential of autonomous buses in a depot.

Toyota GR Yaris world debut cancelled

Toyota in Australia has said that it has to cancel the planned world debut of the GR Yaris hot hatachback due to the cancellation of Rally Australia...

Hyundai starts platooning trial

Hyundai has carried out its first platooning of trailer trucks on the Yeoju Smart Highway replicating real-world traffic conditions, using two...

Ford Otosan and AVL complete platooning tests

Ford Trucks’ F-MAX tractors with Ford Otosan and AVL platooning technology, have completed initial test drives.

Tesla to build European plant in Berlin

Tesla is planning to build its first European plant in Berlin according to company founder Elon Musk. The move has also been confirmed by the state premier of Brandenburg, the regional authority that surrounds Germany's capital city.

Nissan posts 70% quarterly profit drop

Nissan has posted a 70% decline in operating profit for the second quarter of the current fiscal year and it has also...

Tata seeks EV partner for its JLR unit

India’s Tata Group is looking for a strategic partner for its Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) subsidiary to share the cost of...

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It is rather a Big Deal - Skoda's new Octavia

When you take over the National Gallery, have the Philharmonic Orchestra playing and the prime minister in attendance you know something big is happening. And it doesn’t come much bigger in the Czech Republic than the launch of a new Skoda.

LA auto show world debuts - Hyundai PHEV concept

A plug-in hybrid SUV concept will be a world premiere at the Los Angeles auto show later this month, says Hyundai Motor...

2020 India Auto Expo world debuts - Hyundai Aura

The Volkswagen Group is the first OEM to officially announce vehicle world premieres for the next Auto Expo. India's...

AutoGuangzhou 2019 - Mercedes-Maybach world debut

Below is a list of vehicle world premieres which are due to take place at the 2019 edition of AutoGuangzhou. The media...

Next generation Mazda models to 2030

Now within the Toyota Motor Corporation sphere of influence, Mazda is busy expanding its global product portfolio supervised and protected by a powerful parent. The smaller partner has much appeal to its minor shareholder too. That includes innovative powertrains and state of the art platforms, with TMC in return giving Mazda access to hybrid technology as well as its famous lean production system.

Interior design and technology – Peugeot 508

An extroverted and muscular road stance, the Peugeot 508 distinguishes itself with a finely fashioned radiator grill...

VW EV SOP, Callum, JLR innovation and an Ocean - the week

News that Volkswagen had begun what it termed its "system changeover to e-mobility" by celebrating the start of ID.3...

SMC and Maruti Suzuki - the future models

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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...

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