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Ford lays off temps at Romania factory

Some 213 temporary workers at Ford's factory in Romania will lose their jobs as the company faces weak demand, local daily Adevarul reported.

Hanon receives one of GM Supplier of Year awards

Hanon Systems has secured one of General Motors' Supplier of the Year awards in a virtual ceremony honouring recipients.

Tenneco hails staff with GM Supplier Award

Tenneco has lauded its 32,000 Powertrain staff as it received one of General Motors' Supplier of the Year awards.

Perodua offers support for new Malaysian car

Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua), Malaysia second national carmaker, is looking to participate in a new national car project being planned...

GM Korea reconfirms Changwon investment plan

GM Korea Company confirmed its plans to invest KRW800bn (US$667m) over the next few years were still on track despite the difficult trading conditions...

Alphabet GB teams with NewMotion on EV charging

Alphabet (GB) is partnering with NewMotion to provide charge points for Alphabet drivers and customers at home and in the workplace.

Volvo June car sales up in US and China

Volvo Cars sold 61,483 cars in June, down 2.1 per cent compared with the same month last year, as sales in the US returned to growth and markets in...

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Daimler to sell French Smart plant

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz AG said on Friday it would start talks to sell its Smart car plant in Hambach, France, "with the...

Global vehicle market to fall by 17% this year

The world's light vehicle market is forecast by GlobalData, a data and analytics company, to decline by 17.2% to 73.6...

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Good and bad news and a Defender competitor revealed - the week

Gestamp is consolidating here in the UK. It is to close two plants as well as move staff from the Cannock site to the Wolverhampton facility it opened in 2018.

Daimler future models - Mercedes EQ [now with Hambach update]

BMW has i and Audi has e-tron: these are reserved for electric vehicles. Mercedes-Benz instead has one name for both...

Tesla resilience continues to confound COVID-19 crisis

Tesla's market capitalisation now exceeds that of Toyota, making it the most valued carmaker in the world.

China introduces measures to support struggling NEV segment

The Chinese government over the last few months has introduced a number of measures to help the country’s struggling new...

Daimler future models - Mercedes-AMG

Soon to lose its CEO to Aston Martin Lagonda, Mercedes-AMG is a major money maker for Daimler AG. Under Tobias Moers, the division has shifted from being a name for fast cars into a brand in itself, stretching from high-priced accessories and trim levels for Mercedes-Benz hatchbacks to supercars, super-SUVs, and in 2021, a hypercar with a Formula 1 engine.

JLR - Too far, too soon? Is it all doom and gloom?

Tata Motors is reportedly close to making a decision on the strategic direction of its British premium vehicle...

Daimler future models - smart, Maybach and Denza

Mercedes-Maybach has just gained a giant SUV powered by a thundering, gas-guzzling V8. By contrast, another Big-In-China...

RESEARCH SNAPSHOT: Vegan car interiors and other trends

Do fragrant car interiors make scents? Is it time to wave goodbye to gesture control? Are vegan car interiors really the...

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COVID-19 hits the auto industry

The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is causing disruption in China (especially Hubei province) with knock-on impacts on...

CES 2020

OEMs and Tier 1s announce vehicle and technology innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Our...

PSA and FCA plan to merge

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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Exponential demand for ADAS puts pressure on vehicle testing

The volume and complexity of vehicle testing for assessments and approvals are expanding rapidly, causing concern for...

Falken Tyre is on a roll as the COVID-19 lockdown eases

In the latest of our COVID-19 industry updates, we speak with Markus Bögner, COO and President of Falken Tyre Europe, to...

How data farming can accelerate AV development

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) rely on artificial intelligence (AI) to direct behaviour. AI is built up...

China’s shift to online sales gathers pace

Volkswagen in China is reporting that sales have recovered sharply after the COVID-19 slump that hit...

How tomorrow’s car could take care of your mind, body and soul

The importance of health and wellness has come into sharp focus in recent months. Consumer...

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TU-Automotive Detroit is celebrating its 20th birthday this year. And to kick off this year’s campaign we looked back at the past 20 years of Automotive Technology and asked our...

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Hydrogen - Thematic Research

Hydrogen remains the most abundantly available and commonly known element in the universe and it will become a game changer by being the source of cleaner power (zero-emission fuel) on a massive scale. Hydrogen is light, storable, energy-heavy, and does not produce direct carbon emissions or greenhouse gases (GHG). Sectors such as soil refining, ammonia production, methanol production and steel production use hydrogen extensively. Hydrogen will likely play a crucial role in clean energy transition with increase in its use in sectors such as transportation, buildings and power generation. Interest in the use of hydrogen technology is increasing in a range of niche transport market segments, besides other applications. In the short to medium term, hydrogen technology could be used to replace compressed natural gas (CNG) in some areas with minor changes to the existing infrastructure... Read more

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