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Investment opportunities ahead in digital Malaysia

10 Jul 2020 | Guest

In a seventh guest article written exclusively for just-auto, Dato Madani Sahari, the CEO of Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute...


China introduces measures to support struggling NEV segment

1 Jul 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

The Chinese government over the last few months has introduced a number of measures to help the country’s struggling new energy vehicle (NEV...


Nissan’s latest production cuts unsurprising

22 Jun 2020 | Dave Leggett

Nissan said last week that it is to make further production cuts in Japan due to COVID-19 impacts on global vehicle demand....


Pushing digitalisation beyond consumerism

10 Jun 2020 | Guest

In a sixth guest article written exclusively for just-auto, Dato Madani Sahari, the CEO of Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (...


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China’s shift to online sales gathers pace

13 May 2020 | Dave Leggett

Volkswagen in China is reporting that sales have recovered sharply after the COVID-19 slump that hit the market hard in the first quarter. It now says there is a big shift towards online sales and reducing human contact in a digital sales process. Michael Mayer, head of sales and marketing for VW in China, provides an update.


Hyundai-Kia's design chief on CASE opportunities

16 Nov 2018 | Chris Wright

Hyundai Motor Group Design chief Peter Schreyer is rightly proud of his role in changing not only the look,  but the perception of the South Korean carmaker’s two brands. His work is far from done, however. There are plenty more challenges ahead, not least with the advent of autonomous vehicles.

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Toyota sources crucial EV steel from China Baowu

14 Jul 2020 | Graeme Roberts

Toyota Motor will procure some of its electrical steel sheet from China Baowu Steel Group, China's largest steel supplier, in a move that could see Japanese steel makers having to compete with the Chinese suppliers on price as well as quality, the Nikkei reported.


Ford tests C-V2X technology in China ahead of 2021 production

14 Jul 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

Ford China has begun final testing of vehicle to infrastructure communications equipment in Changsha, in Hunan province, ahead of the launch of its first 'intelligent cars' in the country next year, according to local reports.


VW-SAIC JV to make Audis in Shanghai plants - report

14 Jul 2020 | Graeme Roberts

The Volkswagen-SAIC Motor joint venture will spend CNY4.13bn (US$590m) to revamp its car plants in Shanghai to make Audi sedans, according to a government document seen by the Reuters news agency.


All Toyota plants worldwide resume operations

14 Jul 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

Toyota Motor has confirmed all of its manufacturing bases around the world were set to be operational this week for the first time since February 2020, in the initial stages of the global COVID-19 pandemic.


China NEV sales fall 22% in June

14 Jul 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

Sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) in China, comprising mainly electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, declined by over 22% to 104,000 units in June 2020 from a peak year earlier level of 134,000 units, according to wholesale data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).


Parts suppliers in Indonesia 'turning to online platforms'

14 Jul 2020 | Dave Leggett

Digital sales offer a long-term opportunity to the automotive aftermarket in Indonesia, according to an analyst speaking to just-auto.


BYD launches luxury EV/hybrid sedan

13 Jul 2020 | Graeme Roberts

Electric vehicles and battery specialist BYD has launched the new Han EV series, its flagship competitor in the global mid to large luxury sedan segment offered in three pure electric versions plus one hybrid.


China sales rise 12% in June

13 Jul 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

New vehicle sales in China rose by 11.6% year on year to 2.3m units in June 2020 from 2.06m in the same month of last year, according to passenger and commercial vehicle wholesale data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).


South Korean import sales jump 41% in June

13 Jul 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

Sales of imported light passenger vehicles in South Korea increased by over 41% to 27,350 in June 2020 from 19,386 units in the same month of last year, according to member data released by the Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association (KAIDA).


Mobileye and WILLER partner on self-driving mobility solutions for Japan, Southeast Asia

13 Jul 2020 | Dave Leggett

Mobileye, an Intel Company, and WILLER, one of the largest transportation operators in Japan, Taiwan and the Southeast Asian region, have announced a strategic collaboration to launch an autonomous robotaxi service in Japan and markets across Southeast Asia, including Taiwan.



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