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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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Renault-Nissan remain committed to global alliance

1 Feb 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

Renault and Nissan Motor both reaffirmed their commitment to maintaining the alliance at a formal shareholders’ meeting held in Amsterdam this week, the first such meeting to be held since the arrest of the now deposed group CEO Carlos Ghosn last November following allegations of financial misconduct.


Mitsubishi boosts 2018 sales 18%

30 Jan 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) said calendar year 2018 sales volume rose 18% to 1,218,897 units.


Mitsubishi updates Eclipse Cross for 2019

24 Jan 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Mitsubishi said its Eclipse Cross SUV had sold over 80,000 units worldwide since launch a year ago.


Mitsubishi Europe sales rise in 2018

15 Jan 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Mitsubishi Motors Europe (MME), currently reorganising and expanding its Netherlands based operations, boosted calendar year 2018 sales 19% year on year to 165,259 vehicles.


Nissan Amsterdam facility switches on largest collective solar roof

20 Dec 2018 | Dave Leggett

Nissan has confirmed the switch-on of the largest collective solar roof in the Netherlands at its facility in Amsterdam.


VW T-Cross makes world debut in three cities

26 Oct 2018 | Graeme Roberts

At three events in Amsterdam, Shanghai and Sao Paulo, Volkswagen launched its T-Cross, its first small SUV, claiming it sets new standards for its class.


Mitsubishi Europe 2018 sales up 16%

22 Oct 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Mitsubishi Motors Europe (MME) said it boosted 2018 year to date sales 16% to 137,048 units versus 117,921 at the same time in 2017.


Shell renews as BMW aftermarket engine oil supplier

4 Sep 2018 | Simon Warburton

Shell has renewed its status as BMW's only recommended supplier for aftermarket engine oils in the UK for a further three years until the end of 2022 for all BMW Group brands; BMW, BMW i, BMW M, MINI, BMW Motorrad and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars


Samvardhana Motherson acquires Reydel Automotive

6 Aug 2018 | Simon Warburton

Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems (SMRP) says it has successfully completed the acquisition of Reydel Automotive Group.


VDL wins 55-strong Holland electric bus order

27 Jul 2018 | Simon Warburton

Rotterdam public transport company, RET has ordered 55 Citeas Electric vehicles from VDL Bus & Coach.



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