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Renault board to meet to resolve Ghosn succession

23 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

Renault has called a board meeting for tomorrow morning (24 January) which will reportedly seal Carlos Ghosn's replacements as Renault chair...


Mercedes-Benz to build battery factory in Poland

22 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

Mercedes-Benz is to build a battery factory at Jawor in Poland in a move that will extend its global battery production network to nine fact...


ZF teams with Transdev for shared mobility

22 Jan 2019 | Simon Warburton

ZF is partnering with Transdev to develop a new shared mobility solution by integrating the e.GO Mover shuttle with the operating system by...


Carlos Ghosn denied bail again

22 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

Ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s latest request for bail has been rejected by a Tokyo court. Japanese media reports say that the decision b...

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Renault board to meet to resolve Ghosn succession

23 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

Renault has called a board meeting for tomorrow morning (24 January) which will reportedly seal Carlos Ghosn's replacements as Renault chairman and CEO.


Subaru output hit by part defect

23 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

Subaru has said its factory in Japan could be out of action for almost two weeks after it discovered a suspected defect in a power-steering component.


Michelin to acquire 80% of Multistrada for US$439m

23 Jan 2019 | Simon Warburton

Michelin has signed a US$439m agreement to acquire 80% of Indonesian tyre manufacturer, Multistrada Arah Sarana.


TI Automotive supplies plastic fuel tanks to Karma

23 Jan 2019 | Simon Warburton

TI Automotive is to provide blow moulded plastic fuel tanks for Karma's luxury electric vehicle programme.


Enel installs 130 charge points in Italy and Austria

23 Jan 2019 | Simon Warburton

Enel has installed 130 Fast Recharge charging stations, which are now operating on long-distance roads of Italy and Austria as part of the EVA+ project (Electric Vehicles Arteries).


Michelin acquires Indonesian tyre manufacturer Multistrada

23 Jan 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Michelin has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire 80% of PT Multistrada Arah Sarana ("Multistrada"), a tyre manufacturer based in Indonesia.


Grammer and Allygrow open joint tech centre in India

23 Jan 2019 | Simon Warburton

Grammer and Allygrow Technologies have set up up a joint venture in India to develop solutions for the automotive and commercial vehicle industry.


ExxonMobil, REG and Clariant team on cellulosic biofuel research

23 Jan 2019 | Simon Warburton

ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group (REG) have signed a joint research agreement with Clariant to evaluate the potential use of cellulosic sugars from sources such as agricultural waste and residues to produce biofuel.


Mitsubishi Electric develops cyber defence technology for connected cars

23 Jan 2019 | Simon Warburton

Mitsubishi Electric has developed a multi-layered defence technology which protects connected vehicles from cyber attacks by strengthening their head unit’s defence capabilities.


Thai sales rise 9% in December, +20% in 2018

23 Jan 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

Thailand’s new vehicle market expanded by 8.9% to 113,581 units in December 2018 from 104,302 units in the same month of the previous year, according to data compiled by the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).


just-auto Plus only Nissan Leaf global sales exceeds 380,000 units since launch

23 Jan 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Sales of the award-winning, all-electric Nissan Leaf are surging throughout Europe as consumer appetite for electric vehicles (EVs)...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Electric develops smart, natural HMI for smart mobility

23 Jan 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that it has developed a smart, natural human machine interface (HMI) for cars by applying its...


Mercedes-Benz to build battery factory in Poland

22 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

Mercedes-Benz is to build a battery factory at Jawor in Poland in a move that will extend its global battery production network to nine factories. The decision to build a battery plant follows investment in Poland - also at Jawor - in an engine plant.


ZF teams with Transdev for shared mobility

22 Jan 2019 | Simon Warburton

ZF is partnering with Transdev to develop a new shared mobility solution by integrating the e.GO Mover shuttle with the operating system by the global integrator.


Carlos Ghosn denied bail again

22 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

Ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s latest request for bail has been rejected by a Tokyo court. Japanese media reports say that the decision by The Tokyo district court came in spite of Ghosn's offer to wear an ankle tag.


Suzuki to build new plant in India

22 Jan 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

Suzuki Motor has announced plans to invest JPY60bn (US$548m) in a new vehicle assembly plant in the Indian state of Gujurat, according to reports in Japan.


Hyundai plans new plant for EVs in India

22 Jan 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

Hyundai Motor plans to invest INR70bn (US$981m) in new vehicle production capacity in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, according to reports citing local government officials.


Hyundai Mobis export orders surge 40% at US$1.7bn in 2018

22 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

Hyundai Mobis has announced that it won contracts for core automotive parts worth US$1.7bn (about KRW1,900bn) from overseas automakers in 2018.


Ford to make new compact SUV in Romania - report

22 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

Ford is to build a new small SUV - called Puma - at its Craiova, Romania, plant according to Romanian media.


BYD China produces 50,000th electric bus

22 Jan 2019 | Simon Warburton

BYD says it has now manufactured 50,000 pure electric buses, nine years since production began.

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