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Monterey Week debuts list - Bentley Mulsanne W.O.

12 Jul 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Monterey Automotive Week, including the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, will take place on California's Monterey Peninsula in August. Ther...

Jeep Compass - Fiat and Chrysler's best collaboration yet?

14 Jun 2018 | Glenn Brooks

It's bounding up the sales charts in the USA and selling briskly across Europe too. After several days spent in the company of the Jeep Comp...

Investors beware, EVs are a slow train coming - COMMENT

19 Feb 2018 | Dave Leggett

Tesla is a fascinating company to watch. It's a start-up (not exactly new though), is still losing money, but is making cars that serve a se...

Subaru has been in the US for a half century

19 Feb 2018 | Graeme Roberts

From little acorns, big oaks grow. Yeah, yeah, it's a tired old cliche but it aptly describes the rise of Subaru of America (SOA) which just...

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Gamification and the human role in Industry 4.0

26 Feb 2018 | Calum MacRae

Industry 4.0 is the hot topic among manufacturing companies right now. With the movement seemingly wrapped up in taking automation to extremes, attendant concerns about employment in manufacturing have come to the fore. Calum MacRae of just-auto talked to the CEO of leading2lean, Keith Barr, about their differentiated approach to 4.0 which seeks to put the human in the driving seat.

TomTom bangs the autonomous driving drum

30 Jan 2018 | Calum MacRae

TomTom, synonymous with satellite navigation systems, is making a big push into the autonomous vehicle area where it can leverage its mapping and UX expertise. At the 2018 CES in Las Vegas just-auto's Calum MacRae met with Willem Strijbosch, head of autonomous driving, TomTom to find out about their latest developments.

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Detroit Show moves from January to June in 2020

23 Jul 2018 | Dave Leggett

The organisers of the annual Detroit Motor Show (or North American International Auto Show - NAIAS) have announced that starting in 2020 the show will move from January to June.

US import tariffs 'terrify me' - VDA chief

20 Jul 2018 | Dave Leggett

Bernhard Mattes, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), has warned the US government that US import tariffs would harm US competiveness 'with severe negative effects on investment and employment in the US'.

Toyota C-HR SUV misses IIHS top safety pick rating

20 Jul 2018 | Graeme Roberts

A poor headlight rating came between Toyota's US specification C-HR small SUV and an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick+ award, the IIHS said.

Toyota Motor Corporation founder inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame

20 Jul 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Cited for extraordinary vision and entrepreneurial spirit, Toyota Motor Corporation founder and former president Kiichiro Toyoda was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame last night (19 July) in Detroit.

Linamar CEO tears into tariffs

19 Jul 2018 | Dave Leggett

The CEO of Canadian automotive components supplier Linamar has warned that the North American auto industry is potentially facing a crisis that will 'make 2009 look like a walk in the park' if the US imposes new import tariffs on vehicles and parts in addition to tariffs already imposed on steel and aluminium.

GAC building new R&D centre in Michigan ahead of US launch

19 Jul 2018 | Staff reporter

China's Guangzhou Automobile Group Company (GAC) is spending US$4.45m on an R&D facility in Michigan ahead of its planned sales launch in the US in 2019.

Clearlake sells Sage Automotive Interiors to Asahi Kasei

19 Jul 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Clearlake Capital Group has announced a definitive agreement to sell Sage Automotive Interiors to an affiliate of Asahi Kasei.

Porsche global sales up 3% in H1 2018

18 Jul 2018 | Dave Leggett

Porsche says it has hit a record with 130,598 vehicles delivered worldwide in just the first six months of 2018, up 3% on the same period last year. 

Honeywell appoints new board chairman of Transportation Systems business

18 Jul 2018 | Dave Leggett

Honeywell announced that Carlos Cardoso has been appointed as chairman of the Board for its Transportation Systems business as it prepares to spin into a standalone, publicly traded company, Garrett Motion.

Audi says solution for NA diesels agreed

18 Jul 2018 | Dave Leggett

Almost three years on from the start of the VW Group dieselgate crisis, Audi says it can offer a specific solution for all its diesel engines in the US and Canada.

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