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Management briefing - 2019 Geneva motor show overview

6 Mar 2019 | Glenn Brooks

There were more surprises at this year's Geneva motor show than has been the case with previous events. For brands such as Alfa Romeo and Fiat, that worked a treat with the Tonale and Centoventi concepts having a high level of media coverage. We also learned a great deal about these and other makes' future vehicle plans, highlights of which are noted below.

2019 Geneva motor show world debuts list

6 Mar 2019 | Glenn Brooks

Concepts, prototypes and production models which were world premieres at the 2019 Geneva motor show are discussed below.

Management briefing - 2019 Geneva motor show preview

27 Feb 2019 | Glenn Brooks

Volkswagen won't be revealing the Mark VIII Golf at this week's Geneva motor show, which is great news for Renault, which can garner much publicity for the new edition of Europe's second best selling vehicle.

GENEVA INTERVIEW - Nissan Europe SVP of sales and marketing Ken Ramirez

12 Mar 2018 | Mike Vousden

Ken Ramirez is Nissan Europe's recently appointed senior vice president sales and marketing. We caught up with him at the 2018 Geneva show to talk about the cars on display and the brand's plans for an electrified future.

Management briefing - 2018 Geneva motor show review

12 Mar 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Geneva 2018 had the usual collection of hypercars, although many of them are powered by the energy stored in batteries rather than in petrol tanks. Robotic taxis were there too with Volkswagen cheekily painting its already seen SEDRIC in the colours typical of a US schoolbus. Why then for a show rich in electric vehicle world premieres were so many of them overshadowed by new petrol and diesel models?

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Hyundai and H2 Energy sign hydrogen JV agreement

15 Apr 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

Hyundai Motor has agreed to set up a new joint venture with Swiss hydrogen company H2 Energy to develop its fledgling presence in the European hydrogen fuel cell vehicle market.

GENEVA - BMW threatens to move Mini and engine production from UK

5 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

BMW is threatening to move Cowley Mini assembly and Hams Hall engine production from the UK in case of a no-deal Brexit.

GENEVA - Political headwinds dampen sales growth hopes

5 Mar 2019 | Chris Wright

Political headwinds across Europe are dampening any hopes of growth in vehicle sales this year.

GENEVA - Toyota plans nameplate consolidation

5 Mar 2019 | Chris Wright

The launch of new Corolla is more than just a car for Toyota, it is the rebirth in Europe of a nameplate that has pretty much defined the brand for more than 50 years.

GENEVA - Honda Europe accelerates electrification target

5 Mar 2019 | Dave Leggett

Honda has announced that it intends to make 100% of its European automobile sales electrified (includes hybrids) by 2025. The announcements coincides with the Geneva Show unveiling of the Honda e Prototype battery electric vehicle.

GENEVA - FCA open to M&A but Maserati off the table

5 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) was open to pursuing alliances and merger opportunities if they made sense but Maserati is off the table, chief executive Mike Manley at the Geneva show.

United Nations AEB regulation agreed by 40 countries

13 Feb 2019 | Simon Warburton

Forty countries have agreed on a draft United Nations Regulation for Advanced Emergency Braking Systems (AEBS) for cars.

Global warming reduction requires "far-reaching" change - IPCC

8 Oct 2018 | Simon Warburton

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society," according to a report published today (8 OCtober) by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Hyundai to supply fuel-cell trucks to Swiss market

21 Sep 2018 | Dave Leggett

Hyundai Motor, in cooperation with H2 Energy, is to provide 1,000 hydrogen fuel-cell electric trucks to the Swiss commercial vehicle market, beginning 2019 through to 2023.

Novares acquires 20% of APAG-CoSyst

12 Sep 2018 | Graeme Roberts

The Novares Venture Capital Fund has acquired a stake of 20% in APAG Holding to develop Novares' integrated lighting and mechatronics devices and other products.

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