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Novelis supplies aluminium sheet for Toyota 2019 RAV4

17 April 2019 | Dave Leggett

Novelis supplies aluminium sheet for Toyota 2019 RAV4 Dave Leggett Novelis, the aluminium rolling and recycling company, has announced it is supplying Toyota Motor Corporation with premium alumi... read more


Fifth generation Vauxhall Corsa gets 10% lighter

16 April 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Fifth generation Vauxhall Corsa gets 10% lighter just-auto plus Extended News Available to order this summer, Vauxhall’s all-new, fifth generation Corsa has achieved a significant weight loss, ... read more


US: Alcoa rises on reports of aluminium Lexus models

26 November 2014 | Glenn Brooks

US: Alcoa rises on reports of aluminium Lexus models Glenn Brooks The share price of Alcoa Inc has risen by 2% in New York after a report that Toyota is planning aluminium body panels for a new gener... read more


JAPAN: Fire shuts down auto supplier's steelworks

5 September 2014 | Chris Wright

JAPAN: Fire shuts down auto supplier's steelworks Chris Wright It could be some days before Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal resumes production at its Nagoya steel plant which was shut down followin... read more


JAPAN: Toyota starts copper wiring recycling

7 April 2014 | Dave Leggett

JAPAN: Toyota starts copper wiring recycling Dave Leggett Toyota has worked with a group of industry partners to define what it claims is a world-first system to retrieve and recycle copper from vehi... read more


FRANCE: Plastic Omnium unveils automotive revenue up 7.2% to EUR4.7bn

27 February 2014 | Simon Warburton

FRANCE: Plastic Omnium unveils automotive revenue up 7.2% to EUR4.7bn Simon Warburton Plastic Omnium has posted automotive revenue up 7.2% to EUR4.7bn (US$6.4bn), with a stronger industrial footprint... read more


SOUTH KOREA: Hyundai Group showcases new ideas

17 October 2013 | Chris Wright

SOUTH KOREA: Hyundai Group showcases new ideas Chris Wright New lightweight materials, a boot lid that opens automatically as you approach it and a monster petrol engine have all been on display at H... read more


JAPAN: New Mazda3/Axela loses 90kg, gains hybrid derivative

26 June 2013 | Glenn Brooks

JAPAN: New Mazda3/Axela loses 90kg, gains hybrid derivative Glenn Brooks A new generation of the Mazda3 (Mazda Atenza in Japan) has been announced. The car is said to weigh some 90kg less than the ol... read more


GENEVA: Global vehicle debuts list [Final version with additional cars & updated descriptions]

6 March 2013 | Glenn Brooks

GENEVA: Global vehicle debuts list [Final version with additional cars & updated descriptions] Glenn Brooks Details of concepts and new models which made their global debuts at the Geneva motor show ... read more


GERMANY/JAPAN: Toyota and BMW expand collaboration

24 January 2013 | Chris Wright

GERMANY/JAPAN: Toyota and BMW expand collaboration Chris Wright BMW and Toyota have deepened their collaboration with the signing of binding agreements to jointly development a new sports car, fuel c... read more


AUSTRALIA: GM Holden "highly unlikely" to prop up Autodom with more cash

23 November 2012 | Simon Warburton

AUSTRALIA: GM Holden "highly unlikely" to prop up Autodom with more cash Simon Warburton General Motors Holden (GMH) says it is "highly unlikely" it will inject any further cash into Australian suppl... read more


FRANCE: Plastic Omnium expands fuel systems and bumper business in Russia and India

18 September 2012 | Simon Warburton

FRANCE: Plastic Omnium expands fuel systems and bumper business in Russia and India Simon Warburton Plastic Omnium says it will substantially increase its presence in Russia and India to capitalise o... read more


US: Resin shortage may interrupt auto production

19 April 2012 | just-auto plus Extended News

US: Resin shortage may interrupt auto production just-auto plus Extended News A blast at Evonik Industries' Germany plant may cause a shortage of PA-12 resin, which could affect automobile production... read more


US: Demand for global automotive plastics to increase to 10.2m tons in 2016

13 April 2012 | just-auto plus Extended News

US: Demand for global automotive plastics to increase to 10.2m tons in 2016 just-auto plus Extended News The global automotive plastics consumption is expected to grow from 6.7m tons in 2011 to 10.2m... read more


JAPAN: Toyota Boshoku uses kenaf fibre for engine parts to cut down CO2 emissions

16 February 2012 | just-auto plus Extended News

JAPAN: Toyota Boshoku uses kenaf fibre for engine parts to cut down CO2 emissions just-auto plus Extended News Toyota Boshoku announced it has developed engine parts using kenaf fibre in order to red... read more


JAPAN: Toyoda develops claims new auto plastic is as strong as steel

15 February 2012 | just-auto plus Extended News

JAPAN: Toyoda develops claims new auto plastic is as strong as steel just-auto plus Extended News Toyoda Gosei has developed a plastic for car fenders and hoods, which it claims to be as strong as sh... read more


MEXICO: New steel plant for rising auto tube demand

1 February 2012 | Tony Lewis

MEXICO: New steel plant for rising auto tube demand Tony Lewis A new plant which will make steel tubes for cars is being established in the state of  Aquascalientes, central Mexico, where Nissan... read more


JAPAN: Nippon Steel, Toyota agree on steel price cut of around 5%

27 January 2012 | Graeme Roberts

JAPAN: Nippon Steel, Toyota agree on steel price cut of around 5% Graeme Roberts Nippon Steel and Toyota Motor have agreed to reduce steel product prices for the October to March period by JPY5,000 (... read more


JAPAN: Mitsubishi develops new eco-friendly floor mats

12 December 2011 | just-auto plus Extended News

JAPAN: Mitsubishi develops new eco-friendly floor mats just-auto plus Extended News Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), working with EIDAIKAKO, MRC Pylen and Toyota Tsusho Corporation, has developed... read more


JAPAN: Mitsubishi uses plant material in floor mats

12 December 2011 | Graeme Roberts

JAPAN: Mitsubishi uses plant material in floor mats Graeme Roberts Mitsubishi Motors (MMC), working with Eidaikako, MRC Pylen and Toyota Tsusho, has developed a new floor mat made using plant-based b... read more


INDIA: Carmakers hold back price increases to prevent inventory pile-up

22 November 2011 | just-auto plus Extended News

INDIA: Carmakers hold back price increases to prevent inventory pile-up just-auto plus Extended News Carmakers in India are caught in a situation that closely resembles the saying 'Out of the frying ... read more


JAPAN: Toyota to use bio-plastic in Sai Hybrid Sedan

21 October 2011 | Dave Leggett

JAPAN: Toyota to use bio-plastic in Sai Hybrid Sedan Dave Leggett In the Japanese market Toyota is using a newly developed bio-plastic derived from sugar cane in the Sai Hybrid Sedan. The new mode... read more


US: ACDelco to unveil new chassis components at AAPEX

21 October 2011 | just-auto plus Extended News

US: ACDelco to unveil new chassis components at AAPEX just-auto plus Extended News ACDelco will unveil an all-new line of premium aftermarket chassis components at 2011's Automotive Aftermarket Produ... read more


JAPAN: Toyota’s gasoline-electric hybrid ‘Sai’ to use ecological plastic for interiors

11 October 2011 | just-auto plus Extended News

JAPAN: Toyota’s gasoline-electric hybrid ‘Sai’ to use ecological plastic for interiors just-auto plus Extended News Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has successfully used 'Ecological Plastic' to cover ... read more


USA: Aluminum Use as a Percent of Automotive Materials Mix to Double by 2025

7 September 2011 | just-auto plus Extended News

USA: Aluminum Use as a Percent of Automotive Materials Mix to Double by 2025 just-auto plus Extended News Automakers are accelerating their shift to aluminum away from other materials for new car and... read more


FRANCE: Toyota achieves quality perception without cost

14 July 2011 | Graeme Roberts

FRANCE: Toyota achieves quality perception without cost Graeme Roberts The first thing that comes to mind on what has so far been no more than a very quick look at the new Yaris is the greatly improv... read more


INDIA: Plastic Omnium Varroc JV bullish about future

20 April 2011 | Satnam Singh

INDIA: Plastic Omnium Varroc JV bullish about future Satnam Singh Pune based components joint venture Plastic Omnium Varroc is bullish about the Indian automobile market as global automakers set up m... read more


US: Cooper Standard acquires USi from Ikuyo

29 March 2011 | Graeme Roberts

US: Cooper Standard acquires USi from Ikuyo Graeme Roberts Cooper Standard Automotive has acquired USi from Ikuyo of Japan, effective immediately. USi, based in Rockford, Tennessee, provides an exclu... read more