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Tenneco appoints Kevin Baird as COO

Tenneco has appointed Kevin Baird as chief operating officer, effective 3 August, 2020.

CATL and Honda agree EV battery strategic alliance

China's Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL) and Honda Motor said they had signed an agreement "to form a comprehensive strategic alliance...

Toyota, Mitsubishi may miss Philippine incentives

The sharp decline in the Philippine vehicle market this year, due mainly to the COVID-19 pandemic, has put the government’s recently launched...

Freyr secures US$14m lithium-ion financing

Freyr says it has successfully completed NOK130m (US$13.8m) of pre-construction financing of the first lithium-ion battery cell (LIB) facility in...

EDAG and Hexagon Purus team on hybrid storage

EDAG Group and Hexagon Purus are investigating how a hybrid storage system can be implemented that can combine the advantages of both drive...

Tata Motors Group global wholesales plunge in Q1

Unsurprisingly, given global availability of Jaguar Land Rover models and the COVID-19 pandemic, Tata Motors Group global wholesales in the first...

Amazon to use stock awards to keep Zoox workers

Amazon plans to create at least US$100m in stock awards to retain the approximately 900 employees of Zoox, the self-driving car startup it offered to...

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Union green lights third PSA vans shift at Luton

PSA's Vauxhall Vans plant in Luton will add a third shift, from Sunday 12 July, following negotiations with unions at...

Ford hits Mexico engine supply problems

Ford is facing production shortages in the US due to COVID-19 production constraints at an engine plant in Mexico.

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Sales recovering but outlook still grim - the week

Unsurprisingly, the COVID-19 pandemic, which is showing troubling signs of a resurgence in many countries following the relaxing of lockdown restrictions, continues to affect new vehicle sales.

Investment opportunities ahead in digital Malaysia

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

BMW AG future models - BMW cars

The company which forged its reputation long ago with the first generation 3 Series shows no sign of phasing out cars....

Just how good is the new Volkswagen Golf?

Far from outdated even now, will we remember the seventh generation with fondness as the last 'analogue' Golf? Due to...

Virtual and augmented reality get COVID-19 boost – should the auto industry embrace this technology?

Virtual and augmented reality get COVID-19boost –should the auto industry embrace this technology?Virtual reality (VR) and its cousin, augmented reality (AR) were previously niche facets of the gaming industry, but have been growing in popularity since COVID-19 lockdown orders were implemented in many countries as consumers seek out new forms of escapism closer to home. Of the USD300m of non-advertising revenue Facebook reported in Q1 2020, a large proportion of that was driven by the company’s Oculus virtual reality gaming offshoot demonstrating the technology’s growing importance.

Interior design and technology – Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered

The Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered looks like any other workaday variant, yet the posh adjustable dampers set it apart,...

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...

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...

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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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Exhausting business – Tenneco hits the right note on the Chevy Corvette

Tenneco is supplying thermal and acoustic management solutions in an exhaust system design for first-ever, mid-engine...

Faurecia VP on connected and personalised car interiors

If you appreciate uncluttered, simple dashboards, then it will come as welcome news that traditional buttons are...

Exponential demand for ADAS puts pressure on vehicle testing

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

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...

How data farming can accelerate AV development

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

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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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