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Management briefing - 2018 Paris motor show review 4 Oct 2018

Column: Paris Motor Show

Even without the presence of the mighty Volkswagen, it was a German make which dominated the reporting from the Paris motor show. BMW's seventh generation 3 Series was the stand-out world premiere, although PSA and Renault also had much to show and tell, including new insight into future electrified models.


Paris - Citroen eyes 80% electrification by 2025 3 Oct 2018

Column: Paris Motor Show

Citroen aims to have 80% of its range electrified by 2025 and offer global vehicles adapted by local requirements.


Paris - GAC shows GS5 SUV 3 Oct 2018

Column: Paris Motor Show

GAC Motor (Guangzhou Auto) has unveiled its GS5 SUV at the Paris Motor Show, making its first foray into the European market by showcasing what it describes as 'the latest premium vehicle which features an exquisite design that combines robust power, futuristic styling and robust safety features'.


Paris - are motor shows dead? 3 Oct 2018

Column: Paris Motor Show

There was a distinctly threadbare feel to this year's Mondial de Paris - more no-show than show.


Paris - Bridgestone stresses CASE credentials 3 Oct 2018

Column: Paris Motor Show

Bridgestone said the megatrends currently shaping or about to mould future society represent a "fantastic opportunity" for its business.


Paris - UK vote 'sovereign' says Plastic Omnium as Brexit looms 3 Oct 2018

Column: Paris Motor Show

Plastic Omnium said it was up to the UK government what sort of Brexit the country eventually decided to adopt, noting the British people's 'sovereignty' concerning the contentious withdrawal from the European Union (EU).


2018 Paris motor show - world debuts list 3 Oct 2018

Column: Paris Motor Show

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 edition of the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile are named below.


Paris - Beckham promotes VinFast 2 Oct 2018

Column: Paris Motor Show

Footballer David Beckham helped promote Vietnamese auto startup VinFast at the Paris show for the official unveiling of the LUX A2.0 sedan and SUV models.


Paris - Kia goes to Hollywood for eNiro promoter 2 Oct 2018

Column: Paris Motor Show

Kia's star of the Paris show came all the way from Hollywood - although not literally.


Paris - BMW launches new 3 Series 2 Oct 2018

Column: Paris Motor Show

BMW has launched its seventh generation 3 Series Saloon at the Paris show with a full styling makeover, new standard options for instrument panel and centre console, a 330e plug-in hybrid version and a new intelligent personal assistant feature.


Paris - Renault shows 'premium robo-vehicle' 2 Oct 2018

Column: Paris Motor Show

At the Paris Motor Show Renault has unveiled 'EZ-Ultimo', described as a 'robo-vehicle concept' that comprises an autonomous, electric, connected, and shared mobility service solution 'offering a premium travel experience'.


Paris - Renault expands electrification 2 Oct 2018

Column: Paris Motor Show

On the eve of the Paris show's first press day, Renault group chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a new, affordable urban electric vehicle for 2019, coming first to China, and new hybrid and plug-in hybrid options for three models in 2020.


Management briefing - 2018 Paris motor show preview 24 Sep 2018

Column: Paris Motor Show

It's going to be an unusual bienniel Paris Mondial de l'Automobile. European markets appear to be strong yet there is anxiety in the air due to worries about a correction in 2019. Not to mention some big names still waiting in line for their models to be checked for compliance with WLTP rules. Volkswagen, which is the worst affected, has also decided to sit out the Paris show.


VinFast shows more pictures of Paris debut models 10 Sep 2018

Column: Paris Motor Show

Vietnamese OEM start-up VinFast has issued more images of its upcoming models which will debut at the Paris Motor Show next month.


Michelin mounts robust case for 1.6mm tyre tread depth 7 Oct 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

Michelin has issued a stirring defence of its insistence a tyre tread depth of 1.6mm is consistent with safety and performance, insisting it sees "no reason" to move to 3mm or 4mm being pushed by some other manufacturers.


Valeo mulls eventual diesel replacement 7 Oct 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

Valeo says it is well poised to take advantage of the move to electrification as it raises the possibility diesel may have to be replaced at some point.


Management briefing - Paris motor show overview 6 Oct 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

This second of two management briefings covering the 2016 Paris motor show, summarises the concepts and production models which should matter most in 2017 and beyond.


FIEV outlines 14-strong wishlist to French Presidency hopefuls 6 Oct 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

French supplier association, FIEV says it has written to all candidates involved in the country's Presidential elections next year, urging a 14-point plant to rejuvenate domestic industrial policy.


Relentless CO2 rules see Faurecia offer radical weight reduction 6 Oct 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

Faurecia estimates there will be no let-up in ever-greater regulatory pressure to drive down emissions, which in turn will generate more electric vehicle technology.


PSA confident of supply chain ahead of huge launches - component chief 5 Oct 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

PSA says it is confident its supply chain will be robust enough to cope with the frenetic pace of new launches it is planning in the immediate future, as it evaluates component capability ahead of the huge drive.


Faurecia thinks laterally as autonomous looms - CEO 5 Oct 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

Faurecia firmly expects "20%-30%" of future vehicles will feature some element of autonomous driving as the supplier gears up to provide a raft of aids to facilitate the move.


Plastic Omnium claims 3min hydrogen storage recharge 4 Oct 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

Plastic Omnium says its high-pressure hydrogen storage prototype has a recharge time of three minutes compared to several hours for electric vehicles.


FIEV urges carmakers to keep French home fires burning 4 Oct 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

French supplier association FIEV, is calling for domestic automakers to keep investing at home despite the lower-cost alternatives of manufacturing abroad as the country slowly recovers from the recent severe recession in the sector.


Valeo showcases autonomous Cruise4U at Paris 3 Oct 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

Valeo says it is breaking records for order intakes as the pace of technological change rapidly starts to see new innovations come to the fore ahead of more traditional variants.


Michelin aims to form part of mobility solution - Europe COO 3 Oct 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

Michelin says it it's business goal is 'not only' to manufacture tyres, but rather be part of solutions to increasingly complex mobility challenges.


Ghosn raises Nissan Qashqai question-mark for UK 3 Oct 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

The manufacturing location for the next generation Nissan Qashqai is an investment decision that will largely be determined by the shape of Brexit and the progress of UK-EU negotiations for the UK’s exit from the EU that will start in 2017. In Paris last week, we heard Renault-Nissan Alliance chief Carlos Ghosn set out his latest thoughts on Brexit and other issues.


PSA supply chain is "orchestra" in carmaking - component chief 3 Oct 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

PSA Groupe says it is constantly evaluating its supply chain processes through competitor – and industrial – benchmarking as it looks to squeeze value from its component manufacturing - likening the process to an orchestra within the company.


Faurecia builds on Iran ties to secure major deals - CEO 3 Oct 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

Faurecia says its historical ties with Iran have been noticed by Tehran's automotive sector, which is rapidly inking a raft of deals with French companies as the country comes in from the cold of the sanctions era.


PSA "comfortable" with new French emissions tests 30 Sep 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

PSA Groupe says it is "very comfortable" with the results of emissions testings carried out at the behest of the French government in the wake of the Volkswagen diesel scandal.


CLEPA closes in on new CEO appointment - Paris 30 Sep 2016

Column: Paris Motor Show

Pan-European supplier association, CLEPA, says it has whittled down candidates for a new CEO to a short list as it looks to make an appointment by the end of this year.

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