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Trump threatens 20% tariff on European cars

US President Donald Trump has threatened to slap 20% tariffs on cars imported from the EU as trade tensions with the EU threaten to escalate into a...

VW eyes solid-state battery tech by 2025

Volkswagen is increasing its stake in the California technology company QuantumScape Corporation and forming a new joint venture to commercialise...

VW brands now responsible for regions

Having recently renamed its Truck & Bus unit TRATON to increase independence and move it "towards capital market readiness", Volkswagen Group...

Honda goes solar at US SoCal plant

Honda in the US says it has flipped the switch on a new solar energy system at the American Honda Motor Co., Inc. campus in Torrance, Calif., one of...

ZF and Mobileye to launch 'innovative camera tech'

ZF has announced it will team with Mobileye, an Intel company, to launch the S-Cam4 family of advanced cameras in 2018.

PSA to add fourth shift at Rennes plant

Groupe PSA's Rennes plant is preparing add a fourth shift to ramp up production of the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV, which will be brought to market at the...

VW Group CEO makes Israel trip

New Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess has made a visit to Israel that is seen as politically significant - given the company's history - as well as...

Chery Jaguar Land Rover expands its Changshu plant

Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive (CJLR) is about to put its Changshu Plant Phase II into operation. Phase II will add 70,000 units to annual capacity. The Jaguar E-Pace will be the first product of Phase II.

GM Mercosur to launch 20 products within four years

General Motors' Brazil brand Chevrolet will launch 20 new models in the Mercosur trading bloc by 2022.

Toyota Camry to return to W. Europe with hybrid variant

Toyota is to sell its Camry model in the West European car market in 2019 after a 14-year absence. The new model will...

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Not a very good Monday for one - the week

Not a good week for Audi CEO Rupert Stadler whose plans for this week were interrupted somewhat in the early hours of Monday with a knock on his Ingolstadt door followed swiftly by arrest. With top ranking VW Group executives seemingly untouchable since the diesel emissions cheating scandal broke almost three years ago, Stadler's arrest was a bit of a surprise.

Groupe PSA future models analysis - Opel-Vauxhall

A series which has looked at the existing and future models of Groupe PSA - first Peugeot, then Citroën and DS...

Paris motor show world debuts list - Audi A1 Sportback

Audi has announced details of the second generation A1 Sportback ahead of its public premiere at the Paris Mondial de...

Groupe PSA future models analysis - DS Automobiles

This chapter of our analysis series of the divisions of Groupe PSA covers DS Automobiles. It is the third of four...

Interior design and technology – Kia Niro PHEV

Hybrid sales in the UK and mainland Europe have doubled over the past five years and are expected to reach 700,000 annually by the end of the decade. The Kia Niro – the Korean carmaker’s third plug-in hybrid (PHEV) after the Optima and Optima Sportswagon - slots into this blossoming market place. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we slip inside this compact crossover to see if this is just another small SUV or something different.

Ford eyes transmission plant sale or closure - the week

It was not, to put it mildly, the best week for autoworkers, at least this side of the pond. A sharpened American axe...

Groupe PSA future models analysis - Citroen

In this second chapter of a series concerning Groupe PSA's divisions, the spotlight turns on Citroën. Unlike Peugeot,...

Jeep Compass - Fiat and Chrysler's best collaboration yet?

It's bounding up the sales charts in the USA and selling briskly across Europe too. After several days spent in the...

Hot issues


What does WLTP mean for the auto industry?

From September 2018, all new cars in Europe, India, South Korea and Japan will have to report their fuel economy and CO2...

Turkey snapshot

Turkey is literally and metaphorically at a crossroads between East and West, while its 80m population has an average...

Russian Automotive Forum 2018

The annual Russian Automotive Forum brings OEMs and suppliers together to discuss developments and progress for the auto...

Geneva 2018

It's March, which means spring and Geneva - the first big European auto show of the year. Our debut list, show news,...

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Faurecia Seating on Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electrified

Seats account for five per cent of a vehicle’s total cost and six per cent of its weight. As a result, they represent...

YFAI on auto interior surfaces, natural fibres and personalisation functions

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI), a joint venture between Yanfeng and Adient, is a pioneer in the development of new...

IAC on upscaling interiors and automated driving

Designers are continually reinventing the interior to appeal to occupants of all shapes, sizes,...

EVs to drive demand for steel, says Tata Steel

Increasing demand for ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV) will drive growth in steel supply to the...

Continental Powertrain on electric mobility, challenges and solutions

Continental generated sales of some €44 billion last year, up 8 percent on 2016. One driver of...

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Webinar on demand: The Impact of Advanced Thermoplastic Insulation Systems on e-motors

Automotive experts James Bonnett & Chris Slowinski explore the challenges e-motor manufacturers are facing & discuss how advanced thermoplastic insulation can help meet the...

Renesas: Expert white papers

At Renesas, a leading supplier of automotive microcontrollers and SoC products, we aim to be a provider of total solutions in response to growing trends and market needs. Through...

If you thought AWD technology couldn’t deliver both efficiency and performance, think again.

Although AWD vehicles are known for improving safety and performance, they often create complexity, production cost, and fuel economy challenges for automotive manufacturers.

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China New Energy Vehicle Report

China New Energy Vehicle Report

Published: Apr 2018

New entrants, changes in regulations and the recent major transformation of government over the past 25 years are creating momentum in the world's largest market for electromobility. The report looks into the future and highlights recent developments. We provide a forecast into 2030 and describe the different phases for the market for EVs and PHEVs for these coming 12 years.


Global Automotive Infotainment Systems Market 2018-2022

Global Automotive Infotainment Systems Market 2018-2022

Published: Apr 2018

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