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Bollore has joined fellow Renault executive Senard on the Nissan boardNissan names Renault's Bollore for board

17 May 2019

Nissan Motor announced a boardroom shake-up on Friday as it looked to move on from the ousting of former chairman Carlos Ghosn and disappointing financial results for the 2018-19 financial year.


Philippines vehicle sales up slightly in April

15 May 2019

The Philippines new vehicle market was up slightly in April 2019, by 0.8% at 25,799 units from 25,583 units in the same month of last year, according to member wholesale data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).


SK Innovation to build second EV battery plant in China

15 May 2019

South Korean battery manufacturer SK Innovation has announced plans to invest KRW580bn (US$488m) to build a second electric vehicle (EV) battery plant in China, as it looks expand its presence in the world’s largest and fastest growing market for these products.


FAW-VW leads the Chinese market and compact SUVs such as the T-Roc (Tange in China) continue to sell wellChinese vehicle market declines sharply in April

14 May 2019

China’s new vehicle market deteriorated further in April 2019, with sales falling by 14.6% to 1,980,500 units from 2,318,000 units in the same month of last year, according to newly-released wholesale data compiled by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).


Hyundai invests in Croatian high-performance EV start-up Rimac

14 May 2019

Hyundai Motor Group has agreed to invest EUR80m in Croatian high-performance electric car manufacturer Rimac Automobili, as the South Korean carmaker looks to establish a strategic partnership with the European start-up company in the clean mobility segment.


JAC investigated for emissions cover-up

14 May 2019

Chinese automaker JAC Motors is being investigated for allegedly covering up emissions data, with a court hearing set for Thursday 16th May, according to local reports in China.


Vietnam sales drop 3% in April

13 May 2019

New vehicle sales in Vietnam declined by 2.8% to 20,106 units in April 2019 from 20,678 units a year earlier, according to wholesale data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Byton to raise US$500m ahead of production in 2020

13 May 2019

Chinese electric vehicle startup Byton plans to launch a new round of fund raising in the next few months as it prepares to unveil its first production model in the third quarter of the year.


BAIC and Shenyang Motor ink car sharing partnership

13 May 2019

China's Shenyang Motor Group and BAIC Motor announced a new car sharing partnership this week as they look to take on the rapidly expanding Chinese market for car-sharing services.


Import sales in South Korea fall sharply again in April

7 May 2019

Sales of imported light passenger vehicles in South Korea continued to fall sharply in April, by almost 30% to 18,219 units from 25,923 units a year earlier, according to member data released by the Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association (KAIDA).




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