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Brexit continues to worry automakers - the week

21 Sep 2018 | Graeme Roberts

News Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover would be putting its Jag plant on a three-day week from next month was the most-read article on just-aut...

Volkswagen torques up Amarok with new 580Nm V6

20 Sep 2018 | Glenn Brooks

It's coming up for nine years old and still the VW Amarok powers on, recently gaining a range-topping diesel V6. But is it good enough to be...

Paris motor show world debuts list - Peugeot e-Legend concept

20 Sep 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Peugeot will be returning to the past at the Paris motor show but with a twist: the e-Legend concept looks like a new take on the 504 Coupé...

Interior design and technology – Ford S-Max

18 Sep 2018 | Matthew Beecham

When Ford launched its seven-seater S-Max a decade ago - calling it a ‘sports activity vehicle’ to differentiate it from the larger Galaxy -...

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Williams revs up the EV market

13 Aug 2018 | Matthew Beecham

Williams Advanced Engineering is the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group. It specialises in advanced lightweight materials, hybrid power systems and electronics, aerodynamics, vehicle dynamics, and holistic integration capabilities. We caught up with company executives to learn more about its latest projects, advances in hybrid battery systems, electric vehicles and lightweight solutions.

ZF VP on tomorrow’s electronic braking systems

8 Aug 2018 | Matthew Beecham

The apparently simple issue of braking continues to be a major issue for chassis system designers. Drivers are, of course, concerned that in an emergency their semi- and ultimately fully-automated vehicle should stop as quickly as possible. Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews with tier one component suppliers, we spoke to Manfred Meyer, Senior Vice President global braking systems for ZF Active and Passive Safety Technology Division, to learn about tomorrow’s electronic braking systems.

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Hyundai to supply fuel-cell trucks to Swiss market

21 Sep 2018 | Dave Leggett

Hyundai Motor, in cooperation with H2 Energy, is to provide 1,000 hydrogen fuel-cell electric trucks to the Swiss commercial vehicle market, beginning 2019 through to 2023.

Renault UK relaunches scrappage scheme

21 Sep 2018 | Dave Leggett

Renault UK is relaunching its scrappage scheme, enabling customers to save up to GBP5,000 (US$6,636) on a brand new car.

Ford French transmission plant sale may be agreed in October

21 Sep 2018 | Graeme Roberts

A deal to sell a Ford gearbox plant in France is inching forward and may be concluded next month.

Delphi Technologies launches powertrain controllers for HCVs

21 Sep 2018 | Dave Leggett

Delphi Technologies is launching the latest version of its electronic controllers as a 'key pillar of its powertrain strategy for commercial vehicles'. The company says the generation 7 powertrain controllers offer maximum flexibility since they can be used in any number of applications depending on the customers’ requirements.

PSA plans more German output cuts - reports

21 Sep 2018 | Graeme Roberts

PSA Group's reportedly plans to further scale back production at its Ruesselsheim plant near Frankfurt.

Renault promotes EV car sharing and energy saving on French island

21 Sep 2018 | Graeme Roberts

The Renault group, Morbihan Energie, Les Cars Bleus and Enedis have joined together to develop FlexMobile to manage energy on the French island of Belle-Ile-en-Mer, off the coast of southern Brittany.

Adient aims to stay ahead by offering market-tailored seats

21 Sep 2018 | Dave Leggett

Adient says it is strengthening its position as the global leader in automotive seating by offering commercial vehicle manufacturers market-tailored driver and passenger seats.

Aston Martin shoots for GBP5bn IPO valuation

20 Sep 2018 | Dave Leggett

Aston Martin has said it is seeking a valuation of up to GBP5.07bn in its upcoming IPO as it set a price range per share for its London stock market flotation later this year

PSA promises EV version of every new model

20 Sep 2018 | Graeme Roberts

PSA - the maker of Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Vauxhall and Opel brands - has reiterated its EV plans, promising an electrified version of every new model.

ZF to plough EUR12bn into CASE megatrends

20 Sep 2018 | Simon Warburton

ZF says it will invest more than EUR12bn (US$14bn) in e-mobility and autonomous driving during the next five years as part of its drive to make the logistics chain part of current megatrends.

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