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Continental to build new factory in Serbia

Supplier Continental plans to start construction of a production plant for innovative driver information systems in Novi Sad by the end of the year,...

BYD delivers 23 eBuses to Unibuss in Oslo

BYD has delivered 23 12-metre BYD eBuses to public transport operator, Unibuss in Norway.

Hyundai Wia starts on Russian engine plant

Hyundai Wia Corporation, the engine manufacturing affiliate of the Hyundai Motor Group, began construction of a new engine plant in the Russian city...

Hyundai Glovis signs car shipping deal with VW

Hyundai Motor Group logistics subsidiary, Hyundai Glovis, this week announced it had won a five year contract worth US$432m to ship vehicles for...

Germany grants EUR300m to Varta for battery work

Germany has granted EUR300m (US$339m) to battery company, Varta as part of its EUR1.5bn investment in cell research and production.

Mann+Hummel hails 25th GM Supplier Award

Mann+Hummel has welcomed its inclusion by GM as a recipient of a 2019 Supplier of the Year award for the 25th time.

BASF engineering plastic suitable for auto

BASF is launching an engineering plastic, which it says is particularly suited for automotive parts that come into contact with hot oil.

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South Korean sales jump 41% in June

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers combined continued to rebound in June 2020, by over 41% to...

BYD shows off Tang in EV-friendly Oslo

BYD and Norway distributor RSA have launched the Tang EV all wheel-drive compact SUV in Oslo.

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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.

Daimler future models - Mercedes EQ

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

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...

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Soon to lose its CEO to Aston Martin Lagonda, Mercedes-AMG is a major money maker for Daimler AG. Under Tobias Moers,...

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Tata Motors is reportedly close to making a decision on the strategic direction of its British premium vehicle manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover (JLR).

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

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

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China’s shift to online sales gathers pace

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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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