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UPDATED - Daily automotive coronavirus briefing FREE TO READ

3 July 2020

A daily update of news and views on the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis and its impact on the automotive sector


VW America welcomes first LNG powered car carrier to port

2 July 2020

Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) this week welcomed its first overseas liquid natural gas (LNG) transport ship to the VWGoA port in Davisville, Rhode Island.


just-auto Plus only Porsche invests in serva transport systems

2 July 2020


just-auto Plus only Porsche reports second quarter U.S. retail deliveries

2 July 2020


Hyundai Glovis signs car shipping deal with VW

2 July 2020

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


Volkswagen decides against Turkish factory - reports

1 July 2020

Volkswagen reportedly has decided against building a new factory in Turkey.


Harman Kardon supplies updated VW Tiguan premium audio

1 July 2020

The updated Tiguan SUV is the third Volkswagen car model after the new Golf and recently launched Arteon and Shooting Brake to offer optional premium audio supplied by Harman Kardon.


Volkswagen ends short time working in Germany

30 June 2020

The Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Volkswagen Group Components brands plan to discontinue short-time working at their German plants until further notice from 1 July, 2020.


just-auto Plus only Audi unveils a new look for the Q5

30 June 2020


just-auto Plus only Zwickau car factory to produce only electric models in future

29 June 2020


Value and future prospects drive Volkswagen interest in Europcar

25 June 2020

Volkswagen Group is said to be interested in acquiring French car rental firm Europcar. Why would VW be interested in such a buy? The answer lies in a mixture of the timing of the opportunity and an eye on long-term industrial trends.


Harman Kardon again supplies premium audio to Volkswagen

25 June 2020

Harmon Kardon has won a second audio supply contract with Volkswagen Passenger Cars.


Skoda shows how COVID-19 forces sales process rethink

25 June 2020

Automakers are facing the realization that, while lockdown restrictions are beginning to lift in many countries, customers are still reluctant to risk their health by going to a dealership and potentially exposing themselves to infection. To mitigate the problem, Skoda launched a competition to uncover the best digital solution to selling cars in a post-COVID world.


ANALYSIS - Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet

24 June 2020

The press launch had to be cancelled due to you-know-what and now, just as the first examples of the T-Roc Cabriolet are turning up at Volkswagen's UK dealerships, journalists are at last able to try the car. A two-door, fabric-top SUV with no four-wheel drive capability sounds like a strange thing yet in practice, it has quite a lot of appeal.


Volkswagen eyes Europcar - report

24 June 2020

Volkswagen AG is in talks to acquire French car rental firm Europcar Mobility Group in a deal that would allow VW to better capitalise on its fleet, Reuters sources said.


just-auto Plus only New Bentley Bentayga to launch Beyond100

24 June 2020


Facelifted Volkswagen Arteon gains Shooting Brake

24 June 2020

If admiration sold cars, the VW Arteon would be a massive success. Unfortunately, this big fastback has always had many more fanciers than purchasers. Might that change with the addition of an estate?


VW Saxony workers to test ID.3 EV ahead of launch

23 June 2020

Some employees at Volkswagen Sachsen will soon be testing the all-electric ID.3 for everyday usability over a period of several weeks – before delivery officially starts in early September.


Skoda manufactures 3 millionth engine at Mlada Boleslav

23 June 2020

Skoda has manufactured its three millionth EA211 engine at its main plant in Mlada Boleslav.


Audi creates new model management division, loads CEO with more responsibilities

22 June 2020

Audi has created a new division to independently manage its line of 65 models plus the Premium Platform Electric (PPE) 'project house'.


just-auto Plus only Audi realigns its technical development division

22 June 2020


Welcome back, dieselgate - the week

19 June 2020

Dieselgate has reared its ugly ahead again, this time in the UK, getting on for five years after Volkswagen admitted cheating on US emissions testing, sparking a saga that has cost it billions in fines and other costs, such as setting up the nationwide EV recharging network Electrify America, led to tens of thousands of perfectly functional cars being parked in the desert, put executives in US jails as German prosecutors tried to achieve likewise (with less success) this side of the Atlantic and generally tarnished its reputation. But this week's news was not about VW.


Mercedes threatened with UK recalls, legal action, over diesel emissions

17 June 2020

An automaker allegedly installing software to 'cheat' diesel engine emissions testing - by detecting when a vehicle is being driven on a test cycle and altering engine control settings to achieve a pass - is in the news again here in the UK this week. This time it's Daimler's Mercedes-Benz in media and lawyers' cross-hairs.


just-auto Plus only Audi Automated Driving Development R&D office opens in Silicon Valley with fleet of new test vehicles

17 June 2020


Skoda backs Czech national programme Mobility Innovation Hub

17 June 2020

Skoda says it is one of the main backers of the Czech government's 'Mobility Innovation Hub'.


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen increases stake in QuantumScape

17 June 2020


VW Passenger Cars plants all resume output

16 June 2020

Volkswagen said production resumed today (16 June) at its Puebla plant in Mexico, adding all 16 VW Passenger Cars brand plants worldwide had now resumed output.


Audi renews Radioplayer hybrid radio development deal

15 June 2020

Radioplayer has signed a new agreement with Audi to remain a lead developer of infotainment systems within the Volkswagen Group, to continue collaborating on radio apps.


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen rolls out ID. Charger

15 June 2020


Ford and VW sign joint LCV and EV agreements

10 June 2020

Ford and Volkswagen said they had signed agreements to expand their global alliance to design and develop midsize pickup trucks plus commercial and electric vehicles.

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Daily COVID-19 autos briefing FREE TO READ

3 July 2020

A daily update of news and views on the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis and its impact on the automot...


VW America welcomes first LNG powered car carrier

2 July 2020

Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) this week welcomed its first overseas liquid natural gas (LNG...


Hyundai Glovis signs car shipping deal with VW

2 July 2020

Hyundai Motor Group logistics subsidiary, Hyundai Glovis, this week announced it had won a five y...


just-auto Plus only Porsche invests in serva transport systems

2 July 2020

Porsche, the sports car manufacturer based in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen, is taking over business ope...


just-auto Plus only Porsche reports Q2 US retail deliveries

2 July 2020

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) today announced second quarter U.S. retail deliveries and...


Volkswagen decides against Turkish factory

1 July 2020

Volkswagen reportedly has decided against building a new factory in Turkey. The news was repor...



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