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Diesel, R134a, costs clobber Daimler bottom line

19 Oct 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Citing "recent developments" as a cause Daimler has "reassessed" its full year 2018 profit forecasts for Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Buses a...


ZF acquires 35% of ASAP Holding

19 Oct 2018 | Simon Warburton

ZF has acquired 35% of the shares of engineering services provider, ASAP Holding, located in Gaimersheim, Bavaria, near Ingolstadt, although...


"Brinkmanship" as Brexit talks enter final run - SMMT chief

19 Oct 2018 | Simon Warburton

UK automotive body, SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders)  says there is an element of "brinkmanship" to the current tough negot...


Study forecasts halving of auto assembly workforce by 2030

19 Oct 2018 | Dave Leggett

A study by a consulting unit of PwC forecasts that the size of the workforce on auto industry assembly lines and in body and paint shops wil...

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Diesel, R134a, costs clobber Daimler bottom line

19 Oct 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Citing "recent developments" as a cause Daimler has "reassessed" its full year 2018 profit forecasts for Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Buses and the group as a whole.


ZF acquires 35% of ASAP Holding

19 Oct 2018 | Simon Warburton

ZF has acquired 35% of the shares of engineering services provider, ASAP Holding, located in Gaimersheim, Bavaria, near Ingolstadt, although financial details were not disclosed.


"Brinkmanship" as Brexit talks enter final run - SMMT chief

19 Oct 2018 | Simon Warburton

UK automotive body, SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders)  says there is an element of "brinkmanship" to the current tough negotiations between the European Union (EU) and Britain as Brexit talks start to enter the end game.


Study forecasts halving of auto assembly workforce by 2030

19 Oct 2018 | Dave Leggett

A study by a consulting unit of PwC forecasts that the size of the workforce on auto industry assembly lines and in body and paint shops will be halved because of automation and the new types of vehicles being assembled.


UK lawmakers call for fossil fuel vehicles sales ban in 2032

19 Oct 2018 | Dave Leggett

A select committee of UK MPs has urged the UK government to bring forward its ban on new petrol and diesel car sales by eight years to 2032.


 Volkswagen Group China starts building first factory for MEB production

19 Oct 2018 | Graeme Roberts

With local joint venture partner SAIC, the Volkswagen group has started construction of its first factory designed specifically for the MEB platform in Anting, Shanghai.


Daimler Financial Services trials avatar in customer call centre

19 Oct 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Daimler Financial Services (DFS) has been trialling a digital avatar called 'Sarah' to answer most frequently asked customer questions during an internal pilot at one of the company's call centres in the US.


Adient preliminary full year results meet guidance

19 Oct 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Tier 1 seating and interiors specialist Adient said it expected full year 2018 revenue of around US$17.4bn, in line with early guidance of approximately $17.5bn.


Subaru US sells 1m vehicles with EyeSight crash reduction technology

19 Oct 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Subaru of America has now sold over a million vehicles with its award-winning EyeSight driver assist technology.


Nuvve Corp enters partnership with EDF to boost e-mobility plan

19 Oct 2018 | Dave Leggett

Nuvve Corporation, a San Diego-based green energy technology company, and EDF Group have announced a strategic partnership that they say will leverage Nuvve’s expertise in vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technologies in support of EDF Group’s Electric Mobility Plan on "smart charging".


Thai sales rise 14% in September

19 Oct 2018 | Staff reporter

Thailand's new vehicle market continued to expand in September with sales rising by 14.3% to 88,706 units from 77,592 units in the same month of last year, according to data compiled by the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).


VinFast selects Siemens for PLM software

19 Oct 2018 | Dave Leggett

Emergent Vietnamese carmaker VinFast has selected a suite of tools from Siemens PLM Software to help realise plans for next-generation automotive and transportation design.


Automotive Grade Linux now supports telematics and ICs

19 Oct 2018 | Dave Leggett

Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative cross-industry effort developing an open platform for the connected car, has announced the latest release of the AGL platform, Unified Code Base (UCB) 6.0, which features device profiles for telematics and instrument clusters.


just-auto Plus only Western Digital launches UFS flash drive for automotive systems

19 Oct 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Addressing the demand of advanced automotive systems such as Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicles, Western...


just-auto Plus only Traton 9M 2018 global sales up 15%

19 Oct 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Traton AG achieved a significant increase in deliveries of commercial vehicle in the first three quarters of 2018. Between January and...


just-auto Plus only PPG sales up 1% at US$3.8bn in Q3 2018

19 Oct 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

PPG reported third quarter 2018 net sales of about US$3.8bn, up 1% versus the prior year. Net sales in constant currencies grew more than 3%...


just-auto Plus only Opel celebrates 120 successful years

19 Oct 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Opel is one of the carmakers with the richest tradition in the world. Next year, the brand will celebrate 120 years of automobiles. After...


just-auto Plus only Nissan forms new business unit in Latin America

19 Oct 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Nissan has announced the creation of a new business unit in Latin America to better meet the needs of local customers in 34 countries in the...


just-auto Plus only Audi offers exchange incentives for diesel scrappage in Germany

19 Oct 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Offer for the future for diesel drivers: Audi is renewing the fleet of vehicles on the roads and thus supporting the package of measures to...


Ford and Mahindra sign agreements on powertrain and connected cars

18 Oct 2018 | Dave Leggett

The Mahindra Group and Ford have signed two new agreements that build on their strategic alliance in India.

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