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Oliver Zipse named as next BMW CEO

19 Jul 2019 | Dave Leggett

Oliver Zipse will assume the role of BMW Group board chairman and CEO effective on 16 August 2019. The company’s Supervisory Board made the...


SHOW REPORT - Gaikindo International Indonesia International Auto 2019

19 Jul 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

The Gaikindo International Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) got under way earlier than usual this year, on 18 July, as the industry...


Hyundai claims world first for new hybrid transmission

19 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Hyundai Motor Group claims to have developed the world's first active shift control (ASC) transmission....


Third Ford South Africa shift to add jobs at Silverton plant

18 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Strong demand for the Ranger pickup truck it produces both for local sale and export has led Ford South Africa to add a third shift from Aug...

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Autoliv describes second quarter - "challenging conditions"

19 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Takeaway from safety equipment specialist supplier Autoliv's second quarter of 2019: "Navigating through challenging conditions".


SHOW REPORT - Gaikindo International Indonesia International Auto 2019

19 Jul 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

The Gaikindo International Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) got under way earlier than usual this year, on 18 July, as the industry looked to stimulate buying activity in the domestic market after a weak first half of the year.


Indonesia sales slightly higher in June

19 Jul 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

New vehicle sales in Indonesia rose by 1.2% to 59,539 units in June 2019 from 58,842 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing wholesale data compiled by industry association Gaikindo.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes launches new customer strategy

19 Jul 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Mercedes-Benz is developing its global sales and marketing activities further in order to address individual customer requirements at the...


just-auto Plus only Toyo Tyre develops intelligent development platform for tyre designing

19 Jul 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Toyo Tyre Corporation announces that its conventional automotive tyre design base technologies blending CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) and...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

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The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, a small car, earns a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Subaru now...


just-auto Plus only MAN Truck and Bus makes key appointments to its executive board

19 Jul 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

The Supervisory Board of MAN Truck and Bus SE has refilled two key positions on the company’s Executive Board. Christian Schenk (45)...


just-auto Plus only New Mazda2 with enhanced features debuts in Japan

19 Jul 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Mazda Motor has given its five-door subcompact hatchback a new design, new technology and a new name in the Japanese market. The Mazda Demio...


just-auto Plus only Honda to begin sales of new N-WGN and N-WGN Custom in Japan

19 Jul 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Honda Motor will begin sales of the all-new N-WGN and N-WGN Custom on 9 August 2019 at dealerships across Japan. Based on the underlying...


just-auto Plus only DS Automobiles expands distribution centres in Paris

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The Parisian DS Stores and DS Salons opened now take over from DS World Paris, whose mission was to be the pioneer of the exclusive network...


just-auto Plus only Datsun India launches 2019 redi-GO with improved safety feature

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In line with the commitment to provide confidence behind the wheel, Datsun India has added new safety features to the popular model Datsun...


Continental opens new powertrain plant in Wuhu, China

19 Jul 2019 | Dave Leggett

Continental has announced the official opening of its new Powertrain plant in Wuhu, China.


just-auto Plus only Continental develops voice-activated digital companion for vehicles

19 Jul 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Where not long ago it was mainly the sound of the radio, passengers or children on the back seat that could be heard, the car itself is now...


Chery Automobile selects Quanergy Systems as its lidar partner

19 Jul 2019 | Simon Warburton

Lidar provider, Quanergy Systems says it is partnering with with Chery Automobile.


just-auto Plus only BMW board of management appoints new chairman

19 Jul 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Oliver Zipse will assume the role of chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG effective on 16 August 2019. The company’s...


Audi appoints Achim Heinfling as Ingolstadt plant director

19 Jul 2019 | Simon Warburton

Audi's Ingolstadt plant director Albert Mayer is to retire this autumn and will be succeeded by Achim Heinfling, who is currently managing director of Audi Hungaria.


Teijin inks joint agreement with AEV Robotics

19 Jul 2019 | Simon Warburton

Teijin has signed a joint development agreement with AEV Robotics (AEV).


Hyundai claims world first for new hybrid transmission

19 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Hyundai Motor Group claims to have developed the world's first active shift control (ASC) transmission.


Thai market declines in June

19 Jul 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

Thailand's new vehicle market declined in June 2019 for the first time since early 2017, by 2.1% to 86,048 units from 87,854 units in the same month last year, according to wholesale data compiled by the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).


Nemak to cease Windsor production by mid-2020

19 Jul 2019 | Simon Warburton

Lightweighting solutions provider, Nemak is to stop manufacturing operations in Windsor, Canada, by mid-2020.


Malaysia sales plunge 34% in June

19 Jul 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

Malaysia's new vehicle market plunged by 34% to 42,526 units in June 2019 from 64,465 units in the same month last year, according to registration data released by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA).


Toyota to develop BEVs for China with BYD

19 Jul 2019 | Dave Leggett

In another sign that Toyota is ramping up its battery electric vehicle (BEV) plans, the company has announced an agreement with BYD to jointly develop BEVs aimed at the Chinese market.


Mahle installs 100 charging points in Stuttgart-Bad

19 Jul 2019 | Simon Warburton

Mahle says it will install 100 charging points in its own parking garage in Stuttgart-Bad.


Oliver Zipse named as next BMW CEO

19 Jul 2019 | Dave Leggett

Oliver Zipse will assume the role of BMW Group board chairman and CEO effective on 16 August 2019. The company’s Supervisory Board made the decision during a meeting at its Spartanburg plant in the US.


Volvo Group electric trucks to have Samsung batteries

18 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have agreed a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for electric trucks.


Third Ford South Africa shift to add jobs at Silverton plant

18 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Strong demand for the Ranger pickup truck it produces both for local sale and export has led Ford South Africa to add a third shift from August 2019.


Toyota to start using Ha:mo Ride driving data in Japan

18 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Toyota Motor Corporation said it would conduct verification tests in Toyota City using driving data obtained from Ha:mo Ride, a car-sharing service that uses COMS ultra-compact BEVs (battery electric vehicles).


Coscharis to assemble Nigeria Logan and Duster brands

18 Jul 2019 | Simon Warburton

Coscharis is to start assembling Renault's Logan and Duster brands in Nigeria, as well as distribute them from October this year. 


PSA and CTAG team on autonomous driving tests

18 Jul 2019 | Simon Warburton

PSA and CTAG and Groupe PSA are testing the contribution communication technologies can make to the development of automated vehicle functions in an urban environment.


VWoA to stop Golf wagon production

18 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Tell us something we didn't already know: The United States has fallen out of love with station wagons (aka estate cars).

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