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Electrified car sales overtake diesels in Europe

Analysis of new car sales by model in Europe for the month of September shows that electrified vehicles (BEVs, PHEVs and HEVs) made up one in four...

SAIC targets Thailand’s emerging EV market

SAIC Motor’s Thai joint venture, SAIC Motor-CP, said it plans to expand its local network of electric vehicle (EV) recharging outlets to 500 next year...

Nissan to build two new plant in China - reports

Nissan plans to increase production capacity in China by the end of next year as the world’s largest new vehicle market continues to recover from the...

China boost returns VW to profitability in Q3

VW Group has reported operating profit (before special items) at EUR3.2bn for the third quarter (compares with a loss of EUR1.7bn in Q2 and EUR4.8bn...

Citroën UK stresses EV infrastructure development

Citroën UK says British electric vehicle infrastructure needs to develop in terms of reliability and coverage.

Plastic Omnium/ElringKlinger team on fuel cells

Plastic Omnium and ElringKlinger are creating EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies, a joint venture dedicated to fuel cell stack development, production and...

Visteon Q3 net sales up 3% to US$747m

Visteon has recorded third-quarter net sales of US$747m, representing a year-over-year increase of 3% excluding the impact of currency.

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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.

Ford reports Q3 net income of $2.4bn

Ford has reported better than expected financial results for the third quarter on strong US demand for its trucks. The...

UK car output down 5% in September as exports slump

UK car manufacturing output fell by 55 in September to 114,732 units – the lowest level for 25 years, according to data...

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ANALYSIS - Kia Ceed PHEV

A good spread of petrol, diesel, hybrid, electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles has greatly helped Kia Motors Europe to thrive this year, as rivals faltered. One of its strategies has been to see where the demand for each alternative might be. In the C segment, the chosen low-CO2 option is PHEV but interestingly, the petrol-electric Ceed comes only in estate form.

Ford swings to quarterly profit, but there are big challenges ahead for the Blue Oval and Jim Farley

Ford has reported better than expected financial results for the third quarter on strong US demand for its trucks. The...

ASEAN vehicle markets down 24% in Q3

Sales of new vehicles in southeast Asia’s six largest markets combined declined by almost 24% to 643,365 units in the...

McLaren's MCLA and hybrid future

Terrible doesn't even begin to describe what a year it's been for McLaren. After making almost a third of what had been...

Why the Corsa is beating Ford and Volkswagen

Only smart (-81%) had a worse first three quarters than Opel-Vauxhall in the UK+EFTA+EU (-49%). Reasons include the loss of the Adam and Karl/Viva plus a long hiatus between the end of Mokka 1 and the imminent arrival of Mokka 2. Already though, the brands are staging strong comebacks in the UK and Germany with the new Corsa.

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RESEARCH SNAPSHOT – LiDAR on the CASE

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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...

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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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Pandemic gives a boost to micro EV maker

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Harman on next level audio experiences

Advances in car audio are accelerating rapidly to the point where it represents a major element of the cockpit. No...

Tomorrow’s car - Perpetually upgradeable machines

With vehicles averaging 11 years on the road, the opportunities to surprise and delight motorists...

Redefining LiDAR - Will perception software become the eyes of AVs?

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