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Cybertruck and other Tesla future models

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Look ma, no spark plugs (some of the time)

China’s automakers look to reverse EV market drop

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Diesel engine for new Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban

General Motors is hoping that offering its Flint, Michigan-built 3.0-litre I6 diesel in two new full-sized SUVs will give them an advantage over...

Toyota and Denso form JV for advanced chips

Denso and Toyota are forming a joint venture that will conduct research and advanced development of next-generation in-vehicle semiconductors. It will...

Hyundai Transys and Brose to co-develop car seats

Hyundai Transys Inc, a South Korean auto parts manufacturer affiliated with Hyundai Motor Group, this week said it has signed a preliminary agreement...

Quanergy, Geely partner on smart city, AV plans

Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and smart sensing solutions, has announced that the company...

NexTraq launches Dashcam

Michelin Group company, NexTraq is launching Dashcam, a vehicle incident camera system configured for NexTraq with 4G LTE connectivity.

Continental sensor improves safety of auto parking

Technology company Continental says it is closing a gap in the industry’s automotive sensor portfolio through developing the new Contact Sensor System...

LeddarTech teams with First Sensor for LiDAR

LeddarTech has announced a collaboration with First Sensor for LiDAR options

China car sales fall 4% in November

New passenger vehicle sales in China continued to decline in November, by 4.2% to 1.97 million units from 2.06 million units in the same month of last year, according to the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA).

Japan vehicle sales continue to drop in November

Japan’s new vehicle market continued to decline sharply in November 2019, by almost 13% to 385,859 units from 441,943...

West European car market up 4.2% in November

West European new car sales grew by 4.2% year-on-year (YoY) in November according to data released by LMC Automotive.

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Cybertruck and other Tesla future models

It's been an especially hectic 2019 for Tesla. The car making division has been working through a large bank of orders for the Model 3, the Model Y and Cybertruck have been shown as prototypes, plans revealed for vehicle and battery production in Germany, and any day now, the first vehicles are due to roll off the line at the Shanghai factory. There is even more to come in the 2020s.

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ANALYSIS - Nissan X-Trail 1.7 diesel 4x4

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Look ma, no spark plugs (some of the time)

In the hundred-plus years of the automobile, certain technology has bubbled to the top and largely stayed there. Pistons...

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Since the government cut subsidies in June, China’s new energy vehicle (NEV) market - comprising mainly electric and...

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