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AIO chief bangs UK drum as Brexit talks enter crucial phase

22 Nov 2017 | Simon Warburton

Britain's Automotive Investment CEO has delivered an upbeat assessment of supplier activity in the UK following London's decision to secede...


Hungary pursues flexible tax line to attract manufacturing

21 Nov 2017 | Simon Warburton

Hungary's Investment Agency says highly competitive tax rates continue to attract automotive manufacturing to the country as the centrally-l...


Toyota and Suzuki strike MoU on India EVs

17 Nov 2017 | Dave Leggett

Toyota and Suzuki have concluded a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together on introducing electric vehicles in the Indian market...


Czech Republic tips hat to past for current strength

17 Nov 2017 | Simon Warburton

Czech prowess in manufacturing skills can partly be attributed to the country's Communist past says the country's Automotive Industry Associ...

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EC fines five suppliers EUR34m for cartel

22 Nov 2017 | Simon Warburton

Five suppliers, namely Tokai Rika, Takata, Autoliv, Toyoda Gosei and Marutaka, have been handed swingeing fines totalling EUR34m (US$40m) for breaching European Union (EU) antitrust rules.


AIO chief bangs UK drum as Brexit talks enter crucial phase

22 Nov 2017 | Simon Warburton

Britain's Automotive Investment CEO has delivered an upbeat assessment of supplier activity in the UK following London's decision to secede from the European Union (EU) in 2019, but business is still waiting for final clarity on any settlement deal.


Aston Martin replaces Vantage to stay on track

22 Nov 2017 | Dave Leggett

Aston Martin has added a new Vantage model to its range, continuing the comprehensive sports car range renewal that began with the DB11 last year. The latest major model change is another element in the company's business plan that has swung the formerly loss making company into profit this year.


Volvo starts XC40 SUV production in Belgium

22 Nov 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Volvo Cars' first saleable XC40 SUV came off the line at the assembly plant in Ghent, Belgium today (22 November).


Toyota warns Kentucky workers over cost cuts

22 Nov 2017 | Graeme Roberts

In an unusual move, Toyota has warned workers at its Kentucky plant building the just redesigned, top-selling Camry sedan to cut costs now or face an uncertain future.


First Global NCAP South Africa results poor

22 Nov 2017 | Graeme Roberts

The first Global NCAP independent crash test assessment of some of South Africa's most popular compact and small cars has delivered poor results, as expected for markets where cars are sold with less standard safety equipment than in Europe. The crashworthiness results of the five cars tested show a wide range of safety performance, from four to zero stars for adult protection, with the lowest ratings resulting in a high probability of life threatening injury in a road crash.


just-auto Plus only Velodyne joins UMS for autonomous vehicle testing in South Korea

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Velodyne Lidar, the world leader in 3D vision systems for autonomous vehicles, announced that it is partnering with Unmanned Solution (UMS)...


just-auto Plus only Nissan Europe surpasses 50,000 Navara sales in two years

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In the two years since it won the International Pickup Award 2016, more than 50,000 of the all-new Navara have been sold. Over the same...


just-auto Plus only Lumileds opens new office and innovation centre in Shanghai

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Lumileds held a grand opening event to celebrate officially opening the doors of its new office and innovation centre in Shanghai. Lumileds...


just-auto Plus only GAZ Group starts production of frames for new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

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GAZ Group started production of frames for the new model of Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. The project is implemented under a contract signed by...


just-auto Plus only Borbet presents new F2 wheel for Hyundai i30 N

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Owners of the Hyundai i30 N Performance are now spoilt for choice. A decision has to be made between "brilliant silver" or the...


just-auto Plus only Delphi acquires NuTonomy developer of AD software solutions

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Delphi Automotive, soon to be Aptiv, announced that it has closed its acquisition of NuTonomy, a leading developer of autonomous driving...


just-auto Plus only Axalta ends merger of equals transaction with AkzoNobel

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Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global coatings company, today confirmed that its previously announced talks with AkzoNobel have ended...


just-auto Plus only Audi employees to be trained for digital future

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Audi is making its employees fit for the digital future: Under the “data.camp” motto, the automobile manufacturer has started a...


Hungary pursues flexible tax line to attract manufacturing

21 Nov 2017 | Simon Warburton

Hungary's Investment Agency says highly competitive tax rates continue to attract automotive manufacturing to the country as the centrally-located countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) jockey for access to labour.


KSS agrees Takata assets buy

21 Nov 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Key Safety Systems (KSS) and Takata Corporation have signed a definitive agreement under which KSS will acquire most of Takata's global assets and operations for an aggregate purchase price of US$1.588bn.


Mahindra opens manufacturing facility in Michigan

21 Nov 2017 | Dave Leggett

Mahindra Automotive North America (MANA) has opened a new North American HQ and manufacturing operation in Michigan. It is also reported that its expansion plans for the US could include selling an electric vehicle.


2017 GUANGZHOU SHOW - world debuts

21 Nov 2017 | Glenn Brooks

AutoGuangzhou 2017 hosted a variety of concept and production model world debuts. The press preview day was Friday 17 November.


Hitachi to produce EV motors in China

21 Nov 2017 | Tony Pugliese

Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems plans to produce drive motors for electric vehicles (EVs) in China's Guangdong province by 2020.


Guangzhou eyes more FCA cooperation

21 Nov 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Guangzhou Automobile Group is talking with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to intensify their links in China as the world's largest car market looks to relax some regulations and the Chinese firm prepares to sell its own Trumpchi brand in the US.

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