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NEW PRODUCT: Redesigned Toyota Aygo adds customisation options

19 Jun 2014 | Graeme Roberts

Discussion amongst journalists attending the European launch of Toyota's redesigned Aygo A-segment city car centred around the engine - had the automaker done enough?


COMMENT: Muller hoping revenge is best served cold

10 Aug 2012 | Simon Warburton

Well, guess who let that genie out of the bottle?


INTERVIEW: Shell EVP global commercial Mark Gainsborough

15 Feb 2012 | Simon Warburton

Shell is currently engaged in developing one of the world's largest gas to liquid fields through its US$20bn Pearl project just off the Qatari coast in the Arabian Gulf and has achieved some notable closed loop contracts for its new fuel it claims dramatically reduces CO2 and NOX emissions. Qatar Airways has even demonstrated the potential of gas to liquid technology by operating a revenue service from London to Doha. Shell EVP global commercial Mark Gainsborough outlined some of the company's thinking - including the vital lubricants sector at yesterday's [14 February] media briefing in the company's huge Amsterdam complex.


Q&A with Bosal

2 Feb 2011 | Matthew Beecham

Headquartered in Lummen, Belgium, Bosal develops and manufactures complete exhaust systems for passenger cars, trucks and industrial applications and catalytic converters. In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with Dr. Ing. Jean-Paul Janssens, Director Advanced Research, Bosal Research nv about technical trends in exhaust systems


Q&A with Denso Europe BV

11 Oct 2010 | Matthew Beecham

In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with Shin Nishioka, spark plug engineer, Denso Europe BV, business unit aftermarket about the company's ignition system products.


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New map product will determine when autonomous driving can be used

3 Sep 2020 | Graeme Roberts

Navigation and mapping specialist TomTom has launched RoadCheck which allows carmakers to decide where it is safe for drivers to activate automated driving functions.


DAF introduces CF Electric with extended range

3 Sep 2020 | Dave Leggett

DAF Trucks says it is taking the next step in the development of electric drivelines by doubling the range of the DAF CF Electric with VDL e-power technology to more than 200 kilometres.


Fastned H1 revenue up 51% to EUR2.7m

31 Jul 2020 | Simon Warburton

Charging company, Fastned has grown first-half revenues related to charging by 51% to EUR2.7m (US$3.2m).


Fastned opens 100th fast charging station

24 Jul 2020 | Simon Warburton

Fastned has opened its 100th fast charging station in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.


TomTom reports Q2 2020 sales fall

15 Jul 2020 | Graeme Roberts

Netherlands based navigation and digital mapping supplier TomTom has reported a 41% year on year drop in second quarter 2020 sales.


Mitsui Chemicals launches European production site

23 Jun 2020 | Simon Warburton

Mitsui Chemicals and Prime Polymer have launched operations at Mitsui Prime Advanced Composites Europe (ACE), a joint venture first established in June, 2018 with Mitsui & Co.


Denso Europe supports COVID-19 research

11 Jun 2020 | Simon Warburton

Denso International Europe is supporting research and response efforts led by Technical University Delft and the Erasmus MC Foundation to fight COVID-19.


NXP appoints Kurt Sievers as CEO

28 May 2020 | Simon Warburton

NXP Semiconductors has appointed Kurt Sievers as CEO, effective immediately.


Lightyear and Royal DSM team on solar-powered roof

18 May 2020 | Simon Warburton

Lightyear and Royal DSM have signed an agreement to jointly scale the commercialisation of Lightyear’s solar-powered roof for the electric vehicle market.


Fiat Chrysler books EUR1.7bn Q1 net loss

5 May 2020 | Graeme Roberts

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) said first quarter 2020 results reflected impacts from the COVID-19 outbreak with a net loss of EUR1.7bn.



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