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Ford results Q3 preview - investors may be down, but not out

23 October 2018 | Dave Leggett

Ford will likely announce another significant profit decline when it reports quarterly results tomorrow (October 24). Investors won't be cheered, but headwinds in key markets are combining with higher costs to squeeze the bottom line. Some analysts are saying that the drop in earnings versus last year could be around 20%.


Investors beware, EVs are a slow train coming - COMMENT

19 February 2018 | Dave Leggett

Tesla is a fascinating company to watch. It's a start-up (not exactly new though), is still losing money, but is making cars that serve a segment of the market set for major growth - battery electric vehicles. There is much to admire about Elon Musk's vision and execution, but let's not get too carried away.


Opel-Vauxhall PACE! plan - the future models

9 November 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Following the announcement of the PACE! business plan for Opel-Vauxhall by its CEO Michael Lohscheller, just-auto takes a look at what this means for the brands' current and future models.


Meet Ford's Robutt, view your truck from on high - the week

3 November 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Ever parked a truck? Me neither. But I have enormous respect for those who daily thread huge delivery trailers, hauled by prime movers bearing such names as Scania, DAF and Mercedes-Benz, through the chaos that is most European city roads and jammed motorways. And then line the business end up against a loading dock with the same sort of precision I can just about manage parking a small Kia at the supermarket. As with cars, numerous electronic aids now make truck driving a little easier (but no less skilled) and I was intrigued to see that 3D surround multi view camera systems for trucks are now on offer. Nissan Birdview scaled up, if you will.


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Evolution Time Critical on how to avoid automotive supply chain failure - Q&A

18 March 2016 | Matthew Beecham

UK-based emergency logistics specialist, Evolution Time Critical recently introduced a bespoke transport management system, recruited staff and generated a 19 percent increase in revenues. Matthew Beecham spoke to Brad Brennan, managing director of ETC to find out more.


INTERVIEW – Opel chief Neumann sees strong start for breakeven year

2 March 2016 | Dave Leggett

General Motors Europe boss has told just-auto that the company is off to a strong sales start as it looks to hit breakeven in 2016. In a wide-ranging interview in Geneva, he also said that Opel is looking to address its weakness in SUVs, is concerned about the UK’s currency movements and believes that Opel should focus on efficiency gains for combustion engines - rather than go for hybrids - in meeting tighter CO2 emission rules.

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just-auto Plus only Volvo and NTU to trial autonomous and electric buses in Singapore

18 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

As part of Singapore’s efforts to deploy Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) to enhance its public transport system, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) partnered up with the...


just-auto Plus only PPG Q4 sales down 1% to US$3.6bn

18 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

PPG reported fourth quarter 2018 net sales of approximately US$3.6bn, down 1% versus the prior year. Net sales in constant currencies grew about 2% year-over-year aided by higher selling prices of...


just-auto Plus only Ford reshaping company to lead the future of transportation and mobility

18 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Ford Motor Company highlighted its commitment to reinvent the future of mobility by transforming the company through operational fitness and allocating capital to high-growth and high-margin...


just-auto Plus only Electrify America selects Engie Insight to provide energy management services

18 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Engie Insight, a leading energy and sustainability management company, has been selected by Electrify America to provide utility expense, data management and rate monitoring and optimisation...


just-auto Plus only Dana sales up 13% at US$8.143bn in 2018

16 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Dana Incorporated announced preliminary financial results for 2018 and guidance for 2019. Preliminary sales and adjusted EBITDA for 2018 are within the previous guidance ranges. Significant organic...


just-auto Plus only Subaru invests in three mobility start-ups

15 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Subaru Corporation has completed investments in a total of three start-up companies through its Subaru-SBI Innovation Fund by the end of 2018. As declared in its mid-term management...


just-auto Plus only Lear joins Techstars accelerator program

15 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Lear Corporation, a global automotive technology leader, announced a partnership with Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. The partnership is part of Lear Innovation...


just-auto Plus only Constellium acquires TAAH stake in US auto body sheet JV

14 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Constellium announced that it completed the previously disclosed purchase of Tri-Arrows aluminium Holding’s 49% stake in Constellium-UACJ ABS (CUA) for US$100m plus the assumption of 49% of...


just-auto Plus only Hella H1 FY2018-19 sales up 2.8% at EUR3,550m

11 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Hella, a global automotive supplier, has concluded the first six months of the fiscal year 2018/2019 (1 June to 30 November 2018) with positive sales and earnings in a challenging market...


just-auto Plus only Lear launches LIV Possibilities a mobility development partnerships

10 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Lear Corporation, a global automotive technology leader, announced the launch of Lear Innovation Ventures (LIV) Possibilities, led by John Absmeier, Lear's chief technology officer.


just-auto Plus only Inrix AV Road Rules digitised by RTC for HAV deployment

10 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) became the first road authority in the world to complete digitisation of its local traffic rules and restrictions in two busy areas...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai joins Lear's EXO Technology Partnership Program

10 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Lear Corporation, a global leader in automotive technology, announced it has signed Hyundai-Kia America Technical Centre (HATCI) as the first development partner in its EXO Technology Partnership...


just-auto Plus only General Motors to aggregate dynamic data from leading EV charging networks

10 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

General Motors will collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots, three of the nation’s leading electric vehicle (EV) charging networks, to enable access to the largest collective...


just-auto Plus only NXP and Kalray to develop central computing platform

9 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

NXP Semiconductors, a technology and market leader in next-generation automotive technologies, announced a new strategic partnership with Kalray, a pioneer in processors for new intelligent...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia to develop next-gen software-defined AI cars

9 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Mercedes-Benz announced it has selected NVIDIA to help realise its vision for next-generation vehicles. Speaking to a packed crowd at the Mercedes-Benz booth on the first day of CES...


just-auto Plus only Lear and Gentherm join over thermal seating solutions

9 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Lear Corporation, a global automotive technology leader, and Gentherm, the global market leader and developer of innovative thermal management technologies, announced a strategic joint development...


just-auto Plus only Hyundai Motor and WayRay unveil next-gen holographic navigation system at CES

9 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Hyundai Motor Group, in collaboration with Swiss deep-tech start-up company WayRay AG, has unveiled the world’s first Holographic Augmented Reality (AR) Navigation System equipped in the...


just-auto Plus only TMC, KDDI and AT&T jointly to enhance car connectivity capabilities

8 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Toyota and Lexus are bringing industry-leading connected car capabilities to their vehicles in the US. The collaboration of Toyota Motor North America, KDDI and AT&T will enable...


just-auto Plus only Scania begins CNG truck trials in Lithuania

8 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

Scania in Lithuania has partnered with the Vlantana logistics company and SG dujos, which develops gas infrastructure, to trial the first gas-fuelled truck in the country. “The...


just-auto Plus only LeddarTech teams with Baidu’s Apollo

8 January 2019 | just-auto plus Extended News

LeddarTech, an industry leader providing the most versatile and scalable auto and mobility LiDAR platform, announced the integration of LeddarTech’s LiDAR products into Apollo, Baidu’s...



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