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From Vegas to Tatarstan - The Week

12 January 2018 | Simon Warburton

There's really only one place to start this week and it has to be in the Nevada desert where the annual tech-fest of the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 kicked off the year in a technological blitz which was high on AI.


Review of the automotive year, 2017 (part two)

22 December 2017 | Dave Leggett

Editor Dave Leggett offers a personal take and review of the year with a look at selected highlights. This instalment takes in the second half of 2017.


Review of the automotive year, 2017

18 December 2017 | Dave Leggett

Editor Dave Leggett offers a personal take and review of the year with a look at selected highlights. This instalment takes in the first half of 2017.


Interior design and technology – Honda HR-V

18 December 2017 | Matthew Beecham

The second-generation Honda HR-V is designed to appeal to young singles and pre-family couples. Its rivals include the popular yet quirky Nissan Juke and Kia Soul. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we shine a light on this subcompact SUV to see what’s new.


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CES - Zenuity on making autonomous driving a reality

18 January 2018 | Matthew Beecham

Zenuity was formed a year ago as a joint venture of Volvo and Autoliv. Its mission is to help transform the auto industry into the autonomous age by creating and delivering leading advanced driver assistance, automated driving, and cloud-based automotive software. The company is working on developing universal autonomous driving technology that emphasises safety and security. Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews at CES, we met with Dennis Nobelius, Zenuity's president to learn more about the company’s progress to date.


CES - Harman EVP on the next level of car connectivity

17 January 2018 | Matthew Beecham

Just under a year ago, Harman International became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. Focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, the pair have already leveraged their combined teams and resources to drive future mobility forward. They used the most recent CES to reveal a variety of novel connected car solutions that support their joint mission to become the leader in connectivity and autonomous driving: connecting the lives of people, whether at home, on the go, or together in the car. Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews at CES, we sat down with Mike Peters, executive vice president and president, Connected Car, Harman to learn more about the company’s showcase.

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Detroit - Plastic Omnium shows radar bumpers/reactive tailgates at NAIAS

18 January 2018 | Simon Warburton

Plastic Omnium is presenting a range of innovations at NAIAS including more intelligent bumpers, lighter and more reactive tailgates.


Flint plant to build new diesel engine for 2019 Silverado

18 January 2018 | Simon Warburton

General Motors says its Flint Engine Operations will serve as the manufacturing site for the new Duramax 3.0L turbo-diesel for the 2019 Silverado.


Dana sales surge 24% to US$7.2bn in 2017

18 January 2018 | Simon Warburton

Dana has unveiled preliminary 2017 sales up 24% to US$7.2bn, with adjusted EBITDA of US$835m, an increase of US$175m.


Detroit - Magna shows aerodynamic systems

18 January 2018 | Simon Warburton

Magna is highlighting its range of active aerodynamic systems at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, with an active air dam launching on the 2019 Ram 1500 pickup truck.


just-auto Plus only Recaro presents new SUV Performance seat

18 January 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

SUVs are among the most successful vehicle types globally. Their powerful design, combined with a comfortable, high seating position appeals to consumers around the world. OEMs are increasingly...


just-auto Plus only Motherson Innovations/Ossia to wirelessly power in-cabin experience

18 January 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL), part of the Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMG), through its subsidiary Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group B.V. (SMRP BV) announced the formation of...


just-auto Plus only Hella produces 20m ECUs for EPS since 2010

18 January 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

The ever-stricter regulations for reducing CO2 emissions require fuel-efficient products. Moreover, autonomous driving requires reliable and precise steering systems. Since 2010, the lighting and...


Magna forecasts growth above industry output rise

17 January 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Magna International has announced its financial outlook for 2018 and 2020, saying it expects to grow sales at a faster rate than that of global vehicle production.


DETROIT - Nexteer expands steering technology suite

17 January 2018 | Simon Warburton

Nexteer Automotive has unveiled details of the expansion of its steering technology suite at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).


Faurecia opens new Tech Centre in Silicon Valley

17 January 2018 | Simon Warburton

Faurecia has opened its Silicon Valley Tech Centre to support global R&D activities and expand upon its existing innovation network by strengthening relationships with automakers, start-ups and leading universities in the region.


Delphi invests in PolyCharge America

17 January 2018 | Simon Warburton

Delphi Technologies is to invest in PolyCharge America, a start-up established to commercialise a new capacitor technology, designed to make high-power inverters smaller, lighter and more tolerant to high temperatures.


ZF debt repayment sees Moody's award investment grade

17 January 2018 | Simon Warburton

ZF says last year saw it make good progress in paying off debt and meeting sales and earnings targets, with the result credit ratings agency, Moody's classifying the supplier as "investment grade."


Lectra appoints Akihiko Tanaka as Japan MD

17 January 2018 | Simon Warburton

Lectra has announced the appointment of Akihiko Tanaka as Japan managing director.


just-auto Plus only Tenneco supplies MTV suspensions for Suzuki Swift Sport/Dzire

17 January 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Tenneco, a global supplier of Ride Performance and Clean Air products and systems is supplying Suzuki its Multi-Tuned Valve (MTV) suspension technology on the Swift Sport manufactured in Japan, as...


just-auto Plus only Recaro introduces Speed V performance seat for sports cars

17 January 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

"Our new Speed V has everything a sport seat must have - even more when we talk about iconic sports cars," says Martin Klein, head of Recaro Automotive Seating. "Its distinctive...


just-auto Plus only Adient presents solutions for lightweight seats at NAIAS

17 January 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

The search for new lightweight solutions is one of the most important drivers in the automotive industry. At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Adient, the world's leading...


DETROIT - Adient looks to future with AI18 autonomous concept

16 January 2018 | Dave Leggett

Adient has presented its AI18 interior seating concept for urban, electrically powered and autonomous vehicles at the NAIAS in Detroit and told just-auto that its future looking concept could be highly geared to ride-hail operators in the future.


Linamar secures Ontario and Canada grants creating 1,500 jobs

16 January 2018 | Simon Warburton

Ontario and Canada are partnering with Linamar to advance auto technology, boost R&D and help create up to 1,500 new jobs, as well as retain around 8,000 others in the province.


Cooper Roller Bearings becomes SKF Cooper

16 January 2018 | Simon Warburton

SKF's acquisition of Cooper Roller Bearings in 2013 will now see the company marketed as SKF Cooper.


just-auto Plus only SiriusXM with 360L makes its debut on new 2019 Ram 1500 truck

16 January 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

SiriusXM and FCA US LLC announced that SiriusXM's next generation of in-car audio entertainment - delivering a personalised listening experience, with more variety, smart content...



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