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Nissan planning new models for future of Datsun

16 May 2018 | Glenn Brooks

RSM Renault Samsung was the most recent division of the R-N-M Alliance to be looked at as part of just-auto's current and future vehicles re...


How a new engine transforms the Honda Jazz

15 May 2018 | Glenn Brooks

The Jazz has always had a reputation for being the car for people who aren't interested in cars. The styling was always vanilla, the engines...


ANALYSIS - Future models for Renault Samsung Motors

14 May 2018 | Mike Vousden

After the recent features on the future models strategies for Renault, Alpine, Dacia and Lada, this chapter of our analysis covering Renault...


Has Hyundai created a new segment with i30 Fastback?

9 May 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Audi recently confirmed the rumours that it won't be replacing the A1 and A3 once they come to the end of their lifecycles. Hyundai too has...


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Interview - Avtovaz Renault Nissan Purchasing Organisation

2 May 2018 | Simon Warburton

Avtovaz Renault Nissan Purchasing Organisation's (ARNPO) scale in Russia is quite staggering in a country which specialises in the colossal and the gigantic. ARNPO Alliance localisation director, Denis Chirkov outlined some of the issues in this challenging country, but which is coming back strongly after years of recession at the recent Russian Automotive Forum organised by Adam Smith Conferences in Moscow.


Interview - VW Group Rus purchasing director Patrick Huseman

2 May 2018 | Simon Warburton

Volkswagen Group Rus says it has learned from the crisis years not to rely too heavily on imported components as a weak rouble made imports uncompetitive.

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GAC sets up company to handle overseas business

21 May 2018 | Dave Leggett

GAC Motor has announced the establishment of GAC Motor International Company to manage GAC Motor's overseas businesses. It says the move is a critical part of the automaker's global expansion strategy to strengthen cooperation, enhance competitiveness, and better improve its potential for sales growth in the global marketplace.


Honda recalls CR-V in China over engine lubricant

21 May 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Dongfeng Honda Automobile is set to recall 130,455 vehicles to replace parts affected by lubricant issues which may cause safety hazards and damage the engine.


US and China call off trade war

21 May 2018 | Graeme Roberts

China has praised a significant dialing back of trade tension with the United States, with the government saying agreement was in the interests of both countries while state media emphasised what it saw as China's refusal to surrender, a media report said.


Toyota to sell GAC brand EVs in China

21 May 2018 | Staff reporter

oyota Motor plans to sell an electric vehicle in China sourced from its local partner GAC Motor from next year, according to reports in Japan.


Japan Display targets automotive growth

21 May 2018 | Staff reporter

Japan Display aims to double its automotive sales over the next five years as it looks to reduce its dependence on Apple and other smartphone manufacturers, according to reports in Japan citing company officials.


GM shuts Gunsan but Opel-Vauxhall deal continues

18 May 2018 | Glenn Brooks

General Motors Korea has confirmed to just-auto.com that the company's Gunsan plant has ceased production and will close by the end of this month.


Groupe PSA to optimise powertrain design process with new R&D partnership

18 May 2018 | Simon Warburton

Groupe PSA and Ecole Centrale de Nantes have launched an R&D partnership for  powertrain design processes for the group’s future vehicles.


Philippine sales fall a further 9% in April

18 May 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in the Philippines continued to decline in April, by 9.3% to 25,583 units from high year-earlier sales of 28,216 units, according to member data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).


Hyundai Mobis to lead global autonomous driving technology

17 May 2018 | Staff reporter

Hyundai Motor's automotive components manufacturing subsidiary Hyundai Mobis unveiled a new R&D centre for autonomous vehicles and related auto parts in Seosan in South Korea's Chungcheong Province.


Denso takes a stake in Metawave

17 May 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Denso Corporation has taken a stake in Metawave Corporation, a US startup company that develops millimetre-wave radar sensing technologies to detect vehicles and pedestrians.



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