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ANALYSIS - GM Korea’s future in the balance

21 Mar 2018 | Staff reporter

GM Korea (GMK) faces two crucial months of talks with the South Korean government, creditors including state-owned Korea Development Bank an...

Isuzu updates D-Max as GM divorce dust settles

20 Mar 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Suddenly, crew cab pick-ups seem to be everywhere. Mercedes-Benz and Renault are the latest brands to launch four-door ladder frame models,...

ANALYSIS - Genesis future models

19 Mar 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Hyundai's Genesis division, while clearly a success, has been having a challenging time of things thus far in 2018. In its number one market...

ANALYSIS - Hyundai future models Part 2

16 Mar 2018 | Glenn Brooks

The second of two features which looks at the current and future models of Hyundai Motor Company is a focus on the brand's SUVs, minivans/MP...

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TOKYO SHOW - Mazda designers explain 'Kodo'

25 Oct 2017 | Chris Wright

When Mazda broke off its relationship with Ford some 10 or more years ago the brand had to come up with a new design direction of its own – and so in 2010, its new design philosophy: Kodo —Soul of Motion was born.

Tenneco comfortable with auto's electrification drive

15 Sep 2017 | Calum MacRae

At the 2017 Frankfurt IAA we spoke to Ben Patel, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Tenneco.

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Russia to grow 12% in 2019 to 1.9m - analyst

23 Mar 2018 | Simon Warburton

A Russian analyst is estimating the market will grow between 12% and 14% this year to 1.9m car sales as the country's pace of recovery continues to eat away at the deficit of the recent downturn.

BEIJING MOTOR SHOW - Lynk 02 world debut

23 Mar 2018 | Glenn Brooks

An Cong Hui, the president and CEO of Geely Auto Group, has told the Chinese media that the Lynk & Co 02 will have its motor show debut at AutoChina in April.

Indonesia sales fall 1% in February

23 Mar 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Indonesia declined by just under 1% to 94,260 units in February from 95,160 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesale data compiled by industry association Gaikindo.

Used Nissan Leaf batteries to power a Japanese town's streetlights

23 Mar 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Nissan and its affiliate 4R Energy Corporation have teamed up with the town of Namie, Japan, to install new streetlights that will be powered by a combination of solar panels and used batteries from the automaker's Leaf electric car.

Ford and Mahindra sign agreements to co-develop models

22 Mar 2018 | Dave Leggett

Ford and Mahindra will jointly develop new SUVs and a small electric vehicle as part of several initiatives announced between the two companies.

Thai sales rise 10% in February

22 Mar 2018 | Staff reporter

Thailand's new vehicle market continued to expand in February, with sales rising by 10.3% to 75,466 units from 68,435 units a year earlier, according to data released by the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).

Adient/Arvind form JV to manufacture automotive fabrics in India

22 Mar 2018 | Dave Leggett

Adient (seating specialist) and Arvind, one of the world’s largest textile-to-retail conglomerates, announced the formation of Adient Arvind Automotive Fabrics, a joint venture that will develop, manufacture and sell automotive fabrics in India.

New rules to boost used and new sales in China

21 Mar 2018 | Staff reporter

The Chinese central government plans to introduce new regulations this year which allow the free trade of used cars between provinces, according to local reports.

Geely more than doubles annual profit

21 Mar 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Geely Automobile Holdings has announced a 108 per cent surge in net profit for the year to the end of December 2017 with revenue surging by 73 per cent.

Philippine sales fall 3% in February on tax changes

21 Mar 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in the Philippines fell by 3.2% to 26,176 units in February from 27,040 units in the same month of last year, according to member data released jointly by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).

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