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Ghosn and Nissan both charged officially in Japan

10 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Tokyo prosecutors have officially charged ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn for under-reporting his income and extended his detentio...


ZF honours seven suppliers at Global Summit

10 Dec 2018 | Simon Warburton

ZF has made awards to seven companies across the world at its annual Global Supplier Summit which was dedicated to digitalisation....


West European car market down 8.3% in November

6 Dec 2018 | Dave Leggett

The West European new car market fell by 8.3% year-on-year (YoY) in November according to data released by LMC Automotive, which described t...


UK skills challenge as CASE demand soars - propulsion Professor

6 Dec 2018 | Simon Warburton

Skills shortages in the UK's connected, autonomous, shared and electric (CASE) sector should not lead to a cannibalisation of staff between...

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Ghosn and Nissan both charged officially in Japan

10 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Tokyo prosecutors have officially charged ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn for under-reporting his income and extended his detention on suspicion of additional financial misconduct, according to local media reports.


ZF honours seven suppliers at Global Summit

10 Dec 2018 | Simon Warburton

ZF has made awards to seven companies across the world at its annual Global Supplier Summit which was dedicated to digitalisation.


China sales downturn hits Jaguar Land Rover

10 Dec 2018 | Dave Leggett

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has reported total retail sales of 48,160 vehicles in November,  a fall of 8% year-on-year reflecting what it described as 'continuing challenging market conditions in China'.


Russia November sales rise despite oil price dip

10 Dec 2018 | Simon Warburton

Sales of new passenger cars and LCVs in Russia increased by 10.1% last month and among the top ten bestselling models so far, all are locally produced.


Tata mulling battery options for India consumers

10 Dec 2018 | Simon Warburton

Tata Motors says it has been evaluating ways to make battery provision cheaper for customers in India as the manufacturer looks to broaden the appeal of electric vehicles.


BMW names new ex-Audi autonomous driving chief

10 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Former Audi automated driving head Alejandro Vukotich will take over as head of BMW Group's driver assistance and autonomous driving development department on 1 January, replacing the retiring Elmar Frickenstein, who has run the unit since its creation in May 2016.


Nissan faces new vehicle inspection scandal

10 Dec 2018 | Staff reporter

Nissan Motor is expected to recall 150,000 vehicles in Japan after new evidence of improper final vehicle inspections emerged last week, according to local reports.


VW denies chairman 'dieselgate' allegations

10 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen has denied allegations that chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch knew about the carmaker's 'dieselgate' emissions test cheating almost three months before US authorities made it public in September 2015.


Car makers face huge fines for missing CO2 emissions targets

10 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

PA Consulting's annual forecast of car manufacturers' performance against mandatory EU CO2 emissions targets suggests that eight out of 13 car manufacturers will miss their 2021 targets and face significant fines.


Wabco to repurchase more shares over two years

10 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Braking specialist Wabco Holdings said its board of directors had authorised the company to commence a new two-year share repurchase programme.


US sets "hard deadline" for China trade deal

10 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

A US official has said 1 March is the deadline by which new tariffs will be imposed unless US-China trade conclude successfully by then.


VW R&D chief to chair IAV

10 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Ulrich Eichhorn, currently head of research and development of the Volkswagen Group, is to become chairman of the management board of IAV in Berlin from 1 January, 2019.


Autoware Foundation formed to accelerate AD collaboration

10 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Linaro, the open source collaborative engineering organisation, Japan-based intelligent vehicle technology company Tier IV and US-based autonomous mobility systems software company Apex.AI announced today the formation of the Autoware Foundation.


just-auto Plus only SEAT global sales up 7.2% in November 2018

10 Dec 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

SEAT is a step away from reaching the highest sales volume in its 68-year history. With just one month left before closing 2018, the...


Scania to supply hybrid trucks for German e-highway trials

10 Dec 2018 | Dave Leggett

Scania is to supply vehicles for the three Germany e-highway in trials that are expected to start next year. The decision was taken on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), following a public tender process.


just-auto Plus only Grammer to open joint tech centre in India

10 Dec 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

The Grammer Group, a leading global supplier of components for passenger vehicle interiors and of seats for commercial vehicles, has...


just-auto Plus only Global NCAP scores Tata Nexon five stars and Mahindra Marazzo four stars

10 Dec 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Global NCAP releases an update to its #SaferCarsForIndia campaign with two new crash test results. Following recent four-star safety...


just-auto Plus only FSD to acquire Tower International's European operations

10 Dec 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Tower International, a leading global manufacturer of engineered automotive structural metal components and assemblies, announced it has...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 8,108 units in November 2018

10 Dec 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

In November, FCA Mexico recorded sales of 8,108 units, best sales month of the year. "Our product portfolio continues growing and...


just-auto Plus only FCA US sales surge 17% in November 2018

10 Dec 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

FCA US reported US sales of 181,310 vehicles in November, a 17% increase compared with sales in November 2017 of 154,919 vehicles. Sales...

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