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China sales estimated up 15% in July

7 August 2020

New vehicle sales in China are estimated to have risen by almost 15% year on year to 2.08m units in July 2020, based on preliminary data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).

Toyota launches Corolla Cross hybrid in Vietnam

7 August 2020

Toyota Motor launched the new Corolla Cross hybrid SUV in Vietnam this week, making it the first hybrid vehicle to be launched in the country - according to local reports.

TuSimple steps up development of autonomous truck delivery

6 August 2020

Autonomous driving technology company TuSimple has stepped up efforts to develop and commercialise its self-driving technology platform for delivery trucks.

Xpeng raises additional US$300m ahead of possible US IPO

5 August 2020

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) startup Xpeng Motors is said to have secured an additional US$300m in its latest round of fundraising last month, from major global entities including Alibaba and the Qatar Investment Authority.

Genesis demand gave Hyundai group sales a boostSouth Korean sales rise 10% year on year in July

4 August 2020

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined increased by just over 10% to 144,422 units in July 2020 from 131,135 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.

Mitsubishi is understood to be planning self charging hybrid versions of the next generation Xpander MPV and the Xpander Cross SUV (photo) in the second half of 2022, which will be produced at the company's plant in IndonesiaMitsubishi’s new three-year plan will bring it closer to Nissan

3 August 2020

Mitsubishi Motors last week announced a new far-reaching three-year business plan, referred to as 'Small but Beautiful', which reflects the harsh market conditions and challenges that have come about as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Tesla sales in China double in Q2 2020

3 August 2020

Tesla reported a 103% year on year jump in revenues from its Chinese operations to US$1.4bn in the second quarter of 2020, to account for just over 23% of the company’s global sales.

Mazda H1 sales drop 25%, Honda output down 34%

31 July 2020

Mazda Motor global sales declined by just over 25% year on year to 557,264 units in the first half of 2020, after an 11% drop in June to 108,343 units, the company reported.

The quarterly sales picture in southeast Asia does not look good, but there are signs of recovery and stabilisationASEAN vehicle sales plunge 66% in Q2

30 July 2020

Sales of new vehicles in southeast Asia’s six largest markets combined plunged by almost 66% to 291,889 units in the second quarter of 2020 from 849,334 units in the same period of last year, according to data analysed exclusively for just-auto from local industry sources. 

Toyota biggest automaker in first half

30 July 2020

Toyota Motor and its subsidiaries reported a 21.6% drop in global sales to 4,164,487 vehicles in the first half of 2020, according to data released by the Japanese automaker.

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