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Ford aims to axe 5,000 German jobs

18 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

As part of a European business restructure announced in January, Ford is reorganising its workforce in the region by up to 5,000 jobs....


Ficosa ramps up investment in advanced tech

15 Mar 2019 | Dave Leggett

Spain-based supplier company Ficosa is ramping up investment in emerging advanced technologies for the automotive sector....


US SEC charges VW, former CEO, over 'dieselgate'

15 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it had charged Volkswagen AG, two of its subsidiaries, and its former CEO, Martin Winte...


Another good year for Porsche

15 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Porsche said it set new records for operating profit, sales revenue, deliveries, and headcount in 2018....

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Ford aims to axe 5,000 German jobs

18 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

As part of a European business restructure announced in January, Ford is reorganising its workforce in the region by up to 5,000 jobs.


Kumho Tire to delist from LSE

18 Mar 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

Kumho Tire plans to delist its shares from the London Stock Exchange (LSE) at the end of April 2019, according to local reports citing a company filing to the regulators.


PSA poaches Renault's sales and marketing chief

18 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

PSA has poached Renault's sales and marketing chief to carry out a similar role across its five brands.


Daimler opens new Fuso design centre in Japan

18 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Daimler Trucks has officially opened the new product centre building and design centre at the Kawasaki Plant of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation.


AGC expands glass antenna R&D to Europe

18 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Glass maker AGC has officially opened anechoic chambers in Gosselies, Belgium, for the development of automotive on-glass antennas.


Broader Renault-Nissan alliance likely to remain unchanged - report

18 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

The external committee tasked with improving governance at Nissan Motor believes the Japanese automaker can deepen ties with Renault without overhauling the broader alliance agreed nearly 20 years ago, a Reuters source said.


Nissan Futures presents mobility trends for the Asia and Oceania region

18 Mar 2019 | Dave Leggett

The Nissan Futures event in Hong Kong has brought forward three mobility trends for the Asia and Oceania region: cars as energy assets, the human role in autonomous driving systems and the importance of safety in mobility innovations.


Philippine sales rebound in February

18 Mar 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

New vehicle sales in the Philippines rebounded strongly in February, by 17% to 30,644 units from 26,176 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesale data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).


Hitachi Automotive strengthens its global organisational structure

18 Mar 2019 | Dave Leggett

Hitachi Automotive Systems has announced strengthening of its global organisational structure effective from 1 April 2019, to 'achieve its ambitions of global leadership and being a true value creator for stakeholders'.


just-auto Plus only Karma expands powertrain test lab at its headquarters

18 Mar 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Bolstering investment in US operations, Karma has installed a new suite of state-of-the-art powertrain test labs at our Irvine...


just-auto Plus only JAC's Mexican brand influence enters new level

18 Mar 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

In March 2017, JAC passenger car completed its brand launch in Mexico and launched two S2 and S3 small SUV models. It officially entered the...


just-auto Plus only VW Group February 2018 sales drop 1.8%

18 Mar 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

In February, the Volkswagen Group handed 724,400 vehicles over to customers throughout the world, corresponding to a fall of 1.8% compared...


just-auto Plus only BMW Group makes strategic decisions to secure its long-term success

18 Mar 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

In the course of a challenging financial year 2018, the BMW Group made important strategic decisions set to secure its long-term success. As...


Ficosa ramps up investment in advanced tech

15 Mar 2019 | Dave Leggett

Spain-based supplier company Ficosa is ramping up investment in emerging advanced technologies for the automotive sector.


US SEC charges VW, former CEO, over 'dieselgate'

15 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it had charged Volkswagen AG, two of its subsidiaries, and its former CEO, Martin Winterkorn, for defrauding US investors, raising billions of dollars through the corporate bond and fixed income markets while making a series of deceptive claims about the environmental impact of the company's "clean diesel" fleet.


Another good year for Porsche

15 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Porsche said it set new records for operating profit, sales revenue, deliveries, and headcount in 2018.


BMW Dingolfing plant starts new 7 Series production

15 Mar 2019 | Dave Leggett

Production of the new BMW 7 Series has begun this week at the BMW Group Dingolfing plant in Germany.


Skoda plans 7,000 e-charging points at Czech plants

15 Mar 2019 | Dave Leggett

VW-Group owned Skoda is planning a big investment in electric charging stations in and around its plants in the Czech Republic. By 2025, it is planning to have installed some 7,000 electric vehicle charge points for use by its employees.


BMW bundles brands sales together at Munich HQ

15 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

BMW Group is reorganising its management board to create a new leaner, future-oriented structure and, from 1 April 2019, the BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce brands will be part of a new central sales division headed by Pieter Nota, responsible until now for sales and the BMW brand and aftersales.


UK local authority EV charger roll-out slows - report

15 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

At least a quarter of local authorities in England and Wales have put a brake on the expansion of charging networks for electric vehicles, according to a media report.

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