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Japan sales rebound 29% in April

Japan's new vehicle market rebounded by over 29% to 349,895 units in April 2021 from weak year-earlier sales of 270,393 units, according to...

OMV Petrom/Renovatio to install Romania charging

OMV Petrom and Renovatio will install at least 40 fast and ultra-fast recharging stations in OMV and Petrom filling facilities in Romania by the end...

US asks Mexico to probe alleged GM labour abuses

The United States is testing powers to protect workers under the trade deal replacing NAFTA and has asked Mexico to probe alleged abuses at General...

Stellantis chief says chip supply needs rethink

A global crisis in microchip supply is hitting the automotive industry "hard and strong," Stellantis' CEO has said, adding that carmakers will have to...

Hozon Auto teams up with cybersecurity giant

Chinese cybersecurity firm Qihoo 360 will ink a partnership with electric vehicle (EV) startup Hozon Auto.

Vietnam sales jump 75% in April

Vietnam's new vehicle market continued to rebound in April 2021, with sales surging by over 75% to 18,941 units from weak year-earlier sales of 10,816...

China vehicle sales rise 9% in April

China's new vehicle market expanded by 8.6% to 2.252m units in April 2021 from 2.070m in the same month of last year, according to passenger car and...

FREE TO READ - Global pandemic sector recovery briefing

As we enter a recovery phase around the world, we aim to bring you the latest news and intelligence on the speed, nature and shape of the automotive sector's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Toyota posts Q4 profit surge on lower costs

Toyota has posted a surge to profit in the fourth quarter on the back of lower costs, despite lower profits for the...

GM Q1 revenue flat but profits up

GM said first-quarter earnings were driven by strong price and mix performance in North America, strong credit and...

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Interior design and technology – Peugeot 508

With its sharp looks and muscular road stance, the Peugeot 508 further distinguishes itself with a finely fashioned radiator grill complete with chrome-plated chequerboard. The vertical visual signature of the blade-like LED daytime running lights also catches the eye, framing the car’s front end. Continuing just-auto/AICs’s review of interior design and technology trends, we slip inside to see how its slinky silhouette compares with l'intérieur.

West Europe vehicle market still reeling from pandemic

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2021MY Range Rover Sport D350

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New Argo LiDAR sensor opens up the highway to self-driving cars

Argo AI, the US-based self-driving vehicle developer has revealed a new self-designed LiDAR sensor. The sensor should...

BMW future models - M cars and SUVs for the 2020s

One of the most profitable parts of BMW AG is soon to undergo fundamental change. M GmbH has been set the challenge of coming up with electrified and electric vehicles which have as much if not more appeal than the powerful ICE models which define Motorsport division's history. This report looks at some of the sub-brand's latest models as well as its plans for the future.

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Eight years ago next month BMW began manufacturing its first electric car. The i3 is not only still in production but...

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2021MY Jaguar XF Sportbrake P300

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As vehicle production volumes rise again, OEMs are reporting supply bottlenecks for critical semiconductors - with the...

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In 2021, CES went virtual. Nevertheless, OEMs and Tier 1s announced many vehicle and technology innovations online. Our...

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In these extraordinary times, we have reached out to parts of the global auto industry for perspectives on current...

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As electric vehicles (EVs) become more popular, what will happen to all those dead lithium-ion batteries once they are...

Kia’s transition to electrification

This year is a significant one for Kia as it gears itself up to launch the new EV6 crossover. While existing models such...

Virtual trends in the automotive industry - Q&A with Epic Games

Games technology has been credited with "turning the automotive industry upside down". To find out...

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Regulation is driving demand for driver monitoring system (DMS) across Europe. In pushing back the...

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