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The week - Results season is upon us, again

28 April 2017 | Graeme Roberts

That came around again quickly - results season again is upon as, depending on whether automakers and parts suppliers work on calendar year or, commonly in Japan, India and, coincidentally, in our very own parent company Aroq's head office, fiscal year, first quarter or fourth quarter/full year financials spill out all over.


Daimler suggests a good Q1 result - the week

13 April 2017 | Graeme Roberts

'Early doors' - to borrow a phrase from our editor - for me ahead of the Easter break hence an earlier than usual look back at an already shortened week.


Ford charts path for long-term growth - Analysis

21 September 2016 | Dave Leggett

At its recent ‘Investor Day’, Ford’s senior management set out its strategic priorities. The plan is to build on core strengths and grow in emerging opportunities. Dave Leggett describes some highlights and offers an assessment.


Volkswagen counts the cost of 'dieselgate' - Analysis

31 May 2016 | Ray Hutton

Volkswagen Group pushed expected liabilities from the diesel scandal into the 2015 accounts, so that it can make a new start with a new boss and a new organisation, writes Ray Hutton. However, 2016 is shaping up to be a challenging year for the company.


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INTERVIEW: CLEPA CEO Jean-Marc Gales at the Paris motor show

2 October 2012 | Simon Warburton

European Automotive Supplier body, CLEPA, continues to power its members' interests in Brussels as well as act as the Continent's arm in negotiations with its Japanese equivalent in JAPIA and American counterparts, OESA. Simon Warburton talked to CLEPA CEO, Jean-Marc Gales at last week's Paris motor show.


INTERVIEW: FKG supplier body managing director Fredrik Sidahl on Saab demise

20 March 2012 | Simon Warburton

Newly-appointed managing director of Scandinavian supplier body, FKG, Fredrik Sidahl, was 25 years with Volvo before working for Saab. In the first of two interviews, he talked to Simon Warburton in his Gothenburg office about the collapse of the iconic Swedish brand and gave some frank views on the government's attempts to save it.

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just-auto Plus only Hella and partners to build Digital Innovation Campus in Lippstadt

18 October 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

The international automotive supplier Hella is planning the construction of a "Digital Innovation Campus" in collaboration with Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences and other...


just-auto Plus only Hanon/CSGC to establish HVAC joint venture in China

12 October 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Global automotive supplier Hanon Systems announced that its Board of Directors have approved plans to establish a joint venture with China South Industries Group Corporation (CSGC) to support its...


just-auto Plus only VW/JAC joint venture accelerates

11 October 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

From the industry people’s point of view, there are three key words in the cooperation between JAC and Volkswagen, which is new energy, complementary equivalence, and win-win creation. They...


just-auto Plus only Autoliv/MIT AgeLab to develop semi-autonomous vehicle prototype

11 October 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Autoliv the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, signs research agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab. The two-year long research collaboration aims to develop a...


just-auto Plus only Tata Elxsi/National Instruments join over validation systems for automotive industry

10 October 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Tata Elxsi, a leading automotive technology and engineering services company, announced a global partnership with National Instruments, the leader in test, measurement and control solutions. Tata...


just-auto Plus only Ridecell offers first complete autonomous new mobility solution

10 October 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Ridecell the leading global platform for carsharing and ridesharing operators announced the acquisition of Auro, a California-based developer of autonomous vehicle technology, in an all-stock...


just-auto Plus only Gillig/Cummins to develop advanced technology battery electric bus

10 October 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Gillig and Cummins announced a new electrified power partnership at the APTA public transportation show taking place in Atlanta. The technical collaboration work focuses on integrating and...


just-auto Plus only GAZ/Haka sign deal to launch CVs in Saudi Arabia

10 October 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

GAZ Group signed a memorandum of understanding with Haka Group, a largest industrial corporation of Saudi Arabia. The deed was signed in the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade. The memorandum...


FCA's Marchionne doubtful over Great Wall ties - report

9 October 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' chief has expressed doubt about consolidation with Great Wall Motor following the Chinese automaker’s earlier expressed interest in his company.


just-auto Plus only Volvo Group and partners open MobilityXlab in Sweden

6 October 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Volvo Group together with Autoliv, Ericsson, Volvo Cars and Zenuity has open MobilityXlab at Lindholmen Science Park. A collaboration for shared development of new technology and more efficient...


Wabco acquires Meritor's stake in joint venture

4 October 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Wabco Holdings has completed the transaction to purchase Meritor's stake in the Meritor Wabco joint venture and take full ownership of the enterprise.


KSS papers for Takata asset buy to be signed soon - report

3 October 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Key Safety Systems (KSS) has agreed terms on its US$1.6bn purchase of Takata assets and final documents will be signed in less than two weeks, a lawyer for the airbag inflator maker's US unit reportedly has said.


just-auto Plus only Ohio DOT selects Inrix/StreetLight Data for mobility intelligence

2 October 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Inrix, the world leader in connected car services and transportation analytics, announced that the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) has added analytics and origin-destination to existing...


just-auto Plus only Geely/DRB-Hicom announce Proton Holdings board structure

2 October 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Exactly one hundred days after the signing of the Definitive Agreement between DRB-Hicom Berhad (DRB-Hicom) and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding) on 23 June, the two companies have...


just-auto Plus only Geely acquires majority stakes in Lotus

2 October 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding) completed the transaction to purchase a majority stake in the British luxury sports brand Lotus.  Geely Holding now owns a majority stake...


Extra recall costs will hit VW and Porsche SE profits

29 September 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen Group announced that an additional EUR2.5bn 'special item' charge in connection with 'dieselgate' in the US would affect its third quarter operating profit.


Autoliv to acquire LiDAR and Time of Flight Camera expertise

28 September 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Safety systems specialist Autoliv has agreed to buy some assets from a Swedish based LiDAR specialist company.


just-auto Plus only Scania to supply soot-free buses to 20 major cities

28 September 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Scania joins the Global Industry Partnership on Soot-Free Clean Bus Fleets with a commitment to, by 2018, provide modern soot-free buses to 20 major cities in Africa, Asia, Latin America and...


just-auto Plus only Hella Q1 2017-18 sales up 4.9% at EUR1.6bn

28 September 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Hella KGaA Hueck, one of the world's leading automotive suppliers for lighting and electronics, has started the fiscal year 2017/2018 with an increase in sales and earnings. The consolidated...


just-auto Plus only Daimler acquires Flinc real-time ridesharing company

28 September 2017 | just-auto plus Extended News

Daimler Mobility Services has announced the full acquisition of the Darmstadt-based Flinc GmbH. Flinc is the leading provider of door-to-door ridesharing for short-and medium-haul routes. The...



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