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ANALYSIS - Future models for Nissan

25 May 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Nissan is the eighth brand to be looked at as part of a series which examines the major current and future models of Groupe Renault and Nissan Motor divisions. The first two were Alpine and Renault, followed by Dacia, Lada, Samsung, Datsun and Venucia. Features on the remaining two makes - Infiniti and Mitsubishi - will be published soon.


Nissan and Dongfeng planning Venucia EVs and SUVs

22 May 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Dongfeng Motor and Nissan Motor's Venucia, a brand which concentrates on low-price vehicles for the Chinese market, is having a cracker of a 2018. And this after high levels of year-on-year expansion since its inception in 2010. Time to look at what the partners have planned for this increasingly important division.


Volkswagen withdraws from Paris motor show

18 May 2018 | Glenn Brooks

The importer for France has confirmed rumours which had claimed that Volkswagen would not have a stand at the 2018 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile. Other Group brands will, however, go ahead with their displays.


ANALYSIS - Future models for Renault Samsung Motors

14 May 2018 | Mike Vousden

After the recent features on the future models strategies for Renault, Alpine, Dacia and Lada, this chapter of our analysis covering Renault-Nissan Alliance brands focuses on Renault Samsung Motors (RSM).


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Tata Steel sees a sustainable future

15 September 2017 | Calum MacRae

Tata Steel recently published a whitepaper entitled "Charging towards a sustainable future?" which sets out the company's views on Europe's future powertrain mix and the role that steel can continue to play in the industry. just-auto's Calum MacRae met with the report's author, Chris Wooffindin, the company's automotive marketing manager, and his colleague Dr Nick Coleman, Principal Researcher in to sustainability at Tata Steel, to discuss the report's contents at the 2017 Frankfurt IAA.


Why hydrogen is coming, according to Kia - INTERVIEW

3 December 2015 | Roger Stansfield

"In future, all energy will come as electricity." Those words are not from some environmental activist or soundbite politician, but from a senior figure within the auto industry, which perhaps makes them all the more surprising.

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just-auto Plus only Daimler to recall Vito vans on KBA approval

25 May 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has officially notified Daimler AG that it must carry out a recall of its Vito van model with the 1.6-litre diesel Euro 6 engine. According...


just-auto Plus only New Euro 6d-Temp engines for Mazda model lineup

24 May 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Mazda is ready for the future: All new vehicles ordered from the factory will be certified under the new Euro 6d-Temp emission standard, which includes the demanding WLTP (Worldwide harmonised...


Iveco launches its first LNG truck in Japan

14 May 2018 | Simon Warburton

Iveco has presented its developments in its action plan to support the use of natural gas in the transport sector in Japan.


Audi halts some diesel car deliveries

9 May 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Audi announced it had "discovered irregularities in the engine management software" of Euro 6-compliant V6 diesel engines used in current A6 and A7 models and had informed the Federal Motor Transport Authority in Germany and the vehicle registration authority in Luxembourg.


GAZ seeks 50% revenue from exports by 2022

30 April 2018 | Simon Warburton

GAZ Group says it is looking to achieve 50% of its revenue being accounted for in the export field by 2022.


Chinese firm creates self-driving street cleaning vehicles

30 April 2018 | Dave Leggett

A Chinese tech firm has launched two self-driving street cleaning vehicles.


Goodyear unveils natural rubber procurement policy

25 April 2018 | Simon Warburton

Goodyear has outlined a new natural rubber procurement policy to address deforestation, land grabbing and human rights in the areas of the world where natural rubber is produced.


ACEA raises tax concerns on WLTP

19 April 2018 | Dave Leggett

The European carmakers' association, ACEA, has warned that the new emissions testing standard for vehicles, WLTP, could create issues for taxation as vehicles' fuel efficiency or CO2 emissions measure changes from those under the previous NEDC testing standard.  


MMC dealerships 'going solar' for local grid supply

13 April 2018 | Dave Leggett

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) says it is creating a network of dealerships which can offer cleaner electric vehicle charging, help stabilise the local electricity supply grid and even provide electricity after a natural disaster or power outage.


PSA warns against Chinese 'Trojan Horse'

5 April 2018 | Graeme Roberts

A top European carmaker could be brought "to its knees" by carbon dioxide emissions fines, allowing a Chinese buyer to step in with its own electric vehicle technology, PSA Group's chief executive has said, according to a media report.


US EPA to relax fuel efficiency standards  

3 April 2018 | Dave Leggett

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to relax federal fuel efficiency standards set up by the Obama administration, although no details are available yet.


just-auto Plus only Audi Germany extends its trade-in bonus for switching diesel cars

3 April 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Audi is continuing its support for switching to more environmentally friendly Euro 6 diesel engines in the second quarter. Customers who switch from their previous diesel vehicle with Euro 1 to...


NEW YORK AUTO SHOW - Global debuts list

29 March 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 New York International Auto Show are named below.


just-auto Plus only Intertek launches new automotive interior emission testing service

28 March 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, is pleased to announce the launch of a new automotive interior emission testing chamber capacity for Full Component...


Ricardo successfully develops three-truck platooning system

27 March 2018 | Dave Leggett

With major truck platooning R&D and demonstration projects ongoing in Europe, Asia and North America, engineering and consulting firm Ricardo says it is leading the way in bringing the prospect of heavy duty long-haul truck platooning to the world’s highways – offering the prospect of CO2 emissions reductions and operator fuel savings, while improving traffic flow and road safety.


just-auto Plus only Scania aims to cut its CO2 emissions by 50%

23 March 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Carbon emissions need to be halved every decade to stop global warming. In line with this, Scania now sets two firm targets to be fulfilled by 2025. Globally, CO2 emissions in its operations will...


Construction starts on Volkswagen Group Logistics LNG powered ships

22 March 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Work has started in China on the construction of liquid natural gas (LNG) Volkswagen Group ships which will be operated by Siem Car Carriers and reduce pollution caused by seaborne vehicle transport.


MMC hails EVs shipment to Costa Rica

21 March 2018 | Dave Leggett

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced a fleet of MMC's EV and PHEV vehicles has been delivered from Japanese Government to the Costa Rican Government. MMC says the delivery forms part of a 'drive to support Costa Rica's emergence as a world leading low-carbon economy.'


Ekoenergetyka and Malmö sign bus charger deal

20 March 2018 | Simon Warburton

Ekoenergetyka and the Southern Swedish city of Malmö have inked a deal for delivery of three 300KW Quickpoint chargers.


Faurecia invests in energy recovery firm

19 March 2018 | Dave Leggett

Faurecia has said it is investing in the French start-up Enogia in order to 'enhance its expertise in energy recovery technology'.



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