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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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Constellium supplies aluminium body sheet for new Mercedes-Benz CLS

4 May 2018 | Dave Leggett

Constellium has announced that it will be the primary supplier of aluminium Auto Body Sheet for the new Mercedes-Benz CLS model, which was released at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show.

ViaVan begins on-demand ridesharing service in Amsterdam

13 Apr 2018 | Dave Leggett

ViaVan, the joint venture of Mercedes-Benz Vans and Via, launched its service in Amsterdam in early March 2018. The Dutch capital is thus the first city in Europe where this ecologically and economically sustainable alternative form of mobility is available. Amsterdam and the business model of ViaVan are an ideal fit. In addition to Copenhagen, Vienna and Barcelona, the Netherland's most populous city can call itself a Smart City and plays a leading role in Europe in the area of sustainable mobility and innovations.

Constellium posts Q4 net loss of EUR80m

23 Feb 2018 | Simon Warburton

Constellium has reported a fourth-quarter net loss of EUR80m (US$98m) following a EUR20m negative figure for the same period last year.

Here appoints new SVP and general manager Asia-Pacific

22 Jan 2018 | Simon Warburton

Here Technologies has appointed Leon van de Pas as senior vice president and general manager, Asia-Pacific.

BMW to offer Here Safety Services in future vehicles

5 Jan 2018 | Simon Warburton

BMW will be the first automaker to offer Here Safety Services in production vehicles starting in mid-2018, with services available to drivers and passengers across North America and Western Europe.

Shell and car makers plan ultra fast EV charger network

27 Nov 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Royal Dutch Shell will install ultra fast chargers on roads in Europe in partnership with car makers, a media report said.

TomTom and partners establish open location standard

27 Nov 2017 | Graeme Roberts

TomTom, Elektrobit Automotive and the Traveller Information Services Association (TISA), have founded the Open-LR eV Association to secure the future of the royalty free, OpenLR Standard for dynamic location referencing.

Mitsubishi plans Dutch vehicle to grid pilot

19 Oct 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced the implementation of a vehicle to grid (V2G) pilot in the Netherlands with the first charge point already being used with Outlander PHEV vehicle storage batteries.

Constellium to supply aluminium Auto Body Sheet for new Alfa Romeo Stelvio

5 Oct 2017 | Mike Chiswell

Constellium NV announced that it extends its long-term partnership with the Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) to supply aluminium Auto Body Sheet for the new Alfa Romeo Stelvio.

SABIC opens new polypropylene plant in Holland

13 Sep 2017 | Dave Leggett

SABIC - a provider of polymer-based products to the auto industry, among others - says it is continuing its global expansion with the inauguration of a new polypropylene (PP) pilot plant in Geleen, the Netherlands.

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