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Geneva motor show world debuts - Skoda surprises with a second Kamiq

24 Jan 2019 | Glenn Brooks

Global debuts for the 2019 Geneva motor show are listed below. The latest addition to just-auto's roster of world premieres is an official a...

ANALYSIS - Porsche future models

23 Jan 2019 | Glenn Brooks

As Porsche terms it, 2018 saw "a new peak in deliveries". The quarter million mark was exceeded, the year on year gain being four per cent....

BMW and Mercedes talks prove auto is very CASE sensitive

22 Jan 2019 | Calum MacRae

Recent Reports emanating from the German newspaper Handelsblatt suggest that the two fierce rivals, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, are exploring dev...

Audi future EVs - should Elon fear e-tron?

22 Jan 2019 | Glenn Brooks

The first in two features which cover what Audi is up to worldwide looked at the division's current and next generation cars. The second of...

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Prodrive’s solution to composite recycling

21 Jan 2019 | Matthew Beecham

Prodrive Composites has developed a process for manufacturing recyclable composite components that can satisfy future end-of-life requirements without compromising the performance of the original parts. To learn more, we caught up with John McQuilliam FIMMM, Chief Engineer at Prodrive Composites and board member of the British Composites Society.

Sounds right – Q&A with Harman Car Audio VP

18 Jan 2019 | Matthew Beecham

A number of automotive trends were evident at last week’s CES, notably how Artificial Intelligence, smart audio and voice control systems are shaping the in-car user experience. To learn more, we caught up with Bill Wyman, VP - Global Marketing – Car Audio, Harman.

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JLR develops AVs that signal intention to other road users

24 Jan 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Jaguar Land Rover has developed a system that projects the direction of travel onto the road ahead of a self-driving vehicle, so other other road users know what it is going to do next.

Renault board meets to mull post-Ghosn future

24 Jan 2019 | Simon Warburton

Renault's board is currently (24 January) meeting in Paris with wide expectation the main topic of discussion will be the immediate future of its present CEO, Carlos Ghosn.

Toyota's Lexus launches 4G hybrid system with UX crossover

24 Jan 2019 | Graeme Roberts

The new UX250h luxury compact crossover has a new, fourth generation self-charging hybrid powertrain based on a two-litre I4 petrol engine.

Renault board to meet to resolve Ghosn succession

23 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

Renault has called a board meeting for tomorrow morning (24 January) which will reportedly seal Carlos Ghosn's replacements as Renault chairman and CEO.

Enel installs 130 charge points in Italy and Austria

23 Jan 2019 | Simon Warburton

Enel has installed 130 Fast Recharge charging stations, which are now operating on long-distance roads of Italy and Austria as part of the EVA+ project (Electric Vehicles Arteries).

Mercedes-Benz to build battery factory in Poland

22 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

Mercedes-Benz is to build a battery factory at Jawor in Poland in a move that will extend its global battery production network to nine factories. The decision to build a battery plant follows investment in Poland - also at Jawor - in an engine plant.

Ford to make new compact SUV in Romania - report

22 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

Ford is to build a new small SUV - called Puma - at its Craiova, Romania, plant according to Romanian media.

Daimler to restart Egyptian car assembly

21 Jan 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Daimler is planning to build a Mercedes-Benz passenger car plant in Egypt in cooperation with a local business partner, resuming local assembly after several years.

Daimler to build eight-speed automatic in Romania

21 Jan 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Daimler Group will begin production of a new, eight-speed gearbox for Mercedes-Benz cars at its local gearbox subsidiary Star Assembly in Sebes, local media reported.

Plastic Omnium and Hella team on car body lighting

21 Jan 2019 | Simon Warburton

Plastic Omnium and Hella are partnering on an integrated car body lighting initiative.

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