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VW keeping parts units going to supply China

Volkswagen said "a few" components units, which have continued operation "to some extent", will extend their operations to safeguard the supply of...

Tesla prepares pay cuts and furloughs

Tesla reportedly has told workers to brace for pay cuts and furloughs as the Covid-19 pandemic disrupts its operations and cripples demand.

Russia March up 2% as AEB urges State support

Russia new car and LCV sales rose by 4% in March and 1.8% in Q1, but the Association of European Businesses (AEB) is calling on Moscow to provide...

Indonesian vehicle production forecast to fall

Indonesian vehicle production is expected to fall by 50% in 2020 as economic activity in the country and in key export markets declines sharply due to...

SEAT starts ventilator production at Martorell

VW Group brand SEAT has now started production of emergency ventilators at its Martorell facilities to contribute to the crisis caused by COVID-19.

PSA agrees solidarity deal with most unions

PSA has agreed an deal with four out of its five unions representing 80% of staff for salary compensation, health protocol and possible adaptation of...

Benteler donates face mask holders to Spain health

Benteler is donating face mask holders to the Galician health service in north west Spain.

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US DHHS gives GM $489m ventilator contract

The US Department of Health and Human Services has announced the first contract for ventilator production rated under...

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...

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Indonesia faces up to COVID-19

Economic growth in Indonesia, like in the rest of Asia, began to slow sharply in March as reality began to sink in over how big a health threat the COVID-19 coronavirus, now referred to locally as SARS-COV2, has become both domestically and across the globe.

Will Hyundai be the big winner when COVID-19 ends?

Blink and you risk missing a major shift in global car markets. As recently as February, Hyundai sold just 6,066 cars in...

Brazil turnaround shows FCA what to do with Fiat

With Brazil having become Fiat's number one market even before COVID-19, the launch of a new Strada is even more...

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...

Hyundai readies Genesis for post-COVID era

Having been busy for a number of years with preparations for an arsenal of high-end Genesis models, Hyundai now finds itself in a bind. Should the company pull forward the launch of this premium division in China, or continue with the slowly-slowly approach that has seen Genesis restricted mainly to the USA, Canada and South Korea?

China recovers as the rest of the world suffers - the week

While the rest of the globe still deals with the humanitarian and economic fallout from COVID-19, a recovery of sorts is...

COVID-19 will force auto retailers to embrace digital transformation

Early reports from most countries around the world indicate that auto sales in March have nosedived as efforts to...

COVID-19 and the Malaysian socio-economic balance

In a fourth guest article written exclusively for just-auto, Dato Madani Sahari, the CEO of Malaysia Automotive,...

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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...

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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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Innovative interiors de rigueur for Citroen

In today’s car interior, space in front of the wheel remains a priority with the explosion of added content and...

Nio confident on prospects despite COVID-19 crisis

It’s clear that the impact of COVID-19 on China was significant and dramatic in the first few months of 2020. Factories...

Interview with Mercedes-Benz interior design director

Mercedes-Benz interior designers break new ground with every model. To learn how they achieve it and...

Yanfeng is on a mission to wipe out COVID-19 germs in the car

Given the accent on tomorrow’s car interior is becoming more about occupant comfort and health, how...

Ford puts a Spin on the micromobility market

Spin, the micromobility unit of Ford Motor, is expanding its footprint from 70 markets in the US to...

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Global light vehicle transmissions and clutches market - forecasts to 2034

Global light vehicle transmissions and clutches market - forecasts to 2034

This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global transmissions sector, major suppliers, top markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use this report to gain a quick overview of the sector and to understand the size and scope of the world's key markets.. Read more

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