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Chery Jaguar Land Rover expands its Changshu plant

22 Jun 2018 | Dave Leggett

Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive (CJLR) is about to put its Changshu Plant Phase II into operation. Phase II will add 70,000 units to annu...


GM Mercosur to launch 20 products within four years

22 Jun 2018 | Fernando Calmon

General Motors' Brazil brand Chevrolet will launch 20 new models in the Mercosur trading bloc by 2022....


Toyota Camry to return to W. Europe with hybrid variant

21 Jun 2018 | Dave Leggett

Toyota is to sell its Camry model in the West European car market in 2019 after a 14-year absence. The new model will be a hybrid with a ne...


Volkswagen AG, Ford, mull strategic alliance

20 Jun 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen and Ford last night (19 June) announced they had signed a memorandum of understanding and were exploring "a strategic alliance de...

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Trump threatens 20% tariff on European cars

22 Jun 2018 | Dave Leggett

US President Donald Trump has threatened to slap 20% tariffs on cars imported from the EU as trade tensions with the EU threaten to escalate into a 'tit-for-tat' trade war.


Chery Jaguar Land Rover expands its Changshu plant

22 Jun 2018 | Dave Leggett

Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive (CJLR) is about to put its Changshu Plant Phase II into operation. Phase II will add 70,000 units to annual capacity. The Jaguar E-Pace will be the first product of Phase II.


GM Mercosur to launch 20 products within four years

22 Jun 2018 | Fernando Calmon

General Motors' Brazil brand Chevrolet will launch 20 new models in the Mercosur trading bloc by 2022.


VW eyes solid-state battery tech by 2025

22 Jun 2018 | Dave Leggett

Volkswagen is increasing its stake in the California technology company QuantumScape Corporation and forming a new joint venture to commercialise solid-state battery technology by 2025.


VW brands now responsible for regions

22 Jun 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Having recently renamed its Truck & Bus unit TRATON to increase independence and move it "towards capital market readiness", Volkswagen Group announced another structural realignment of its organisation so one lead brand assumes "steering responsibility" for a clearly defined region of the world across the group.


Honda installs huge system of solar arrays at US plant

22 Jun 2018 | Dave Leggett

Honda in the US says it has flipped the switch on a new solar energy system at the American Honda Motor Co., Inc. campus in Torrance, Calif., one of the largest solar arrays on a commercial building in Southern California.


ZF and Mobileye to launch 'innovative camera technology' for major OEM

22 Jun 2018 | Dave Leggett

ZF has announced it will team with Mobileye, an Intel company, to launch the S-Cam4 family of advanced cameras in 2018.


PSA to add fourth shift at Rennes plant

22 Jun 2018 | Dave Leggett

Groupe PSA's Rennes plant is preparing add a fourth shift to ramp up production of the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV, which will be brought to market at the end of 2018, while continuing to support the successful sales performance of the Peugeot 5008 SUV, which has exceeded 90,000 unit sales since it was launched in 2017.


VW Group CEO makes Israel trip

22 Jun 2018 | Dave Leggett

New Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess has made a visit to Israel that is seen as politically significant - given the company's history - as well as commercially beneficial due to the increasing presence of Israeli companies in advanced automotive technologies.


Daimler completes construction of Polish engine plant

22 Jun 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Cars said it had almost completed construction work on a new engine plant in Jawor, Poland, with the basic structure of the new factory in place.


Daimler names new Smart product chief

22 Jun 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Katrin Adt (46) is to be the new head of Smart product at Daimler.


IAC Group appoints new chief executive officer

22 Jun 2018 | Dave Leggett

International Automotive Components Group (IAC) has announced Manfred Gingl has been named chief executive officer (CEO) effective immediately. President Natale "Nat" Rea, who served as interim CEO, will continue to serve as president.


Aston Martin opens new test and development centre in Silverstone

22 Jun 2018 | Dave Leggett

Aston Martin Lagonda has announced two important additions to its UK site operations.


just-auto Plus only ZF offers e-mobility transition solutions for commercial vehicle manufacturers

22 Jun 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

In order to make the transition to local zero-emission city buses and low-emission logistic transport trucks as easy and flexible as...


just-auto Plus only ON Semiconductor to expand Luzerne County semiconductor facility

22 Jun 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, plans to invest US$51m to support expansion of the Luzerne County facility. The ON...


just-auto Plus only Efficient Drivetrains presents EDI PowerDrive 6000ev series for OEMs

22 Jun 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Efficient Drivetrains, a global leader in advanced high-efficiency zero emissions plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions,...


just-auto Plus only BYD wins electric double-deckers order from Metroline

22 Jun 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

The winning team of BYD and Alexander Dennis (ADL) has scooped the largest part of London’s first order for fully electric double...


just-auto Plus only Audi supports Urban Air Mobility project in Ingolstadt

22 Jun 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Audi is shaping mobility in the third dimension. A letter of intent was signed on this subject with partners from the fields of politics and...


Toyota Camry to return to W. Europe with hybrid variant

21 Jun 2018 | Dave Leggett

Toyota is to sell its Camry model in the West European car market in 2019 after a 14-year absence. The new model will be a hybrid with a new 2.5-litre hybrid-electric system. It will also be constructed on a Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform.


Daimler lowers profit expectations for 2018

21 Jun 2018 | Dave Leggett

Daimler has lowered its guidance for earnings this year on the back of 'current developments' that includes the impact of higher tariffs on US-made Mercedes-Benz cars imported into China.

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