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COMMENT - US sales plummet as Smart goes electric

11 Dec 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Might the initial results of a strategy which has been smart USA dropping its petrol-powered fortwo range hold a warning for others? In Nove...


ANALYSIS - Can B479 Fiesta keep Ford as UK number 1?

1 Dec 2017 | Glenn Brooks

You have to hand it to Ford of Europe's engineers: the Fiesta might use a less than fresh Mazda-based platform, but the new car again sits a...


Uber and Volvo are a sign of the times - COMMENT

27 Nov 2017 | Dave Leggett

Uber loses money, lots of it. Although ride-hailing is seen as a sunrise industry, Uber has struggled with high costs even as it has grown r...


ANALYSIS - Ford's future global SUVs and pick-ups

30 Aug 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Following on from a look at what Ford Motor Company is believed to be planning for Lincoln, the second chapter of a three-part series turned...


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Nautilus - does this engine change everything?

12 Dec 2017 | Calum MacRae

just-auto’s Calum MacRae met with Nautilus’s CEO and founder Matthew Riley and Mark Glasson the company’s president of Global Automotive to find out more.


Q&A with Kamyar Moinzadeh, President and CEO, Airbiquity

7 Sep 2017 | Cat Dow

Airbiquity is the market-leading provider of connected services for automotive. It’s Choreo platform supports just under eight million cars in over 60 countries across the world and it has recently signed new vehicle subscriptions for Ford, Nissan, FCA, Infiniti and Alpine. Cat Dow caught up with CEO and President Kamyar Moinzadeh to talk about over-the-air updates and future connectivity.

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DETROIT AUTO SHOW - 2019 Chevy Silverado world debut

18 Dec 2017 | Glenn Brooks

World premieres for the North American International Auto Show are noted below, with a new generation of the Chevrolet Silverado having been added.


Québec opens first EV charging superstation

18 Dec 2017 | Simon Warburton

Québec has opened its first 'universal superstation' to charge electric vehicles in Beloeil as well as ten further locations in the next two years.


Paccar appoints new president and chief financial officer

15 Dec 2017 | Simon Warburton

Paccar has appointed Harrie Schippers as president and chief financial officer, effective 1 January next year.


Borg Warner names new COO

15 Dec 2017 | Graeme Roberts

BorgWarner announced the appointment of Frederic Lissalde to executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective 1 January, 2018.


BASF/Toda strengthening US and Japan production

15 Dec 2017 | Simon Warburton

BASF and Toda Kogyo are strengthening  production capabilities in the US and Japan to work on e-mobility.


Ford moving Fusion/Mondeo to China - reports

14 Dec 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Ford has told suppliers it plans to shift production of midsize Fusion and Mondeo sedans out of Mexico and Spain in 2020 and move it to China, three sources told Reuters.


Denso acquires InfiniteKey to advance keyless automotive experience

14 Dec 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Denso has acquired Holland, Michigan based InfiniteKey along with several key patents and R&D resources.


Bendix Wingman technology standard for Mack Trucks Anthem

14 Dec 2017 | Simon Warburton

Bendix’s advanced driver assistance system, Wingman Fusion, will come as standard on all models of the new Anthem from Mack Trucks.


Mini car wash tests paint durability in US

13 Dec 2017 | Graeme Roberts

A miniature car wash, about the size and shape of a popcorn machine, plays an important role at the Nissan Technical Center North America in Michigan.


Aptiv opens new technology centre in Boston

13 Dec 2017 | Simon Warburton

Aptiv has opened a new technology centre in Boston’s Seaport district, expanding the company’s US engineering footprint.



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