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Using virtual testing to speed up product development time

The use of simulation for product development a virtual test environment is becoming increasingly common. Punch Powertrain applies a range…

BMW creates closed recycling loop for battery raw materials in China

BMW Group says it is stepping up its commitment to achieving climate neutrality and expanding its use of secondary material…

Two years that changed the auto industry

Covid-19 seemingly came out of nowhere in early 2020 and proceeded to impact our lives – across the world –…

Stellantis Russia plant export hub plans in tatters

The Ukraine crisis has left the Stellantis plan to export vans from its Kaluga plant in Russia on indefinite hold.…

Pressing issues for automotive supply chains

A typical motor vehicle can contain anything between 15,000 and 25,000 component parts – depending on how they are measured…

US light vehicle market down 16% in November

According to data released by LMC Automotive, the US light vehicle market was down by 16% in November as dealers…

How is AI impacting the automotive industry?

AI or artificial intelligence – as an abstract concept - conjures up multiple images, in part because it has been…

COP26 – climate change and the automotive sector (2)

Governments across the world are eyeing a greener commercial vehicle sector. The UK’s transport decarbonisation plan, for example, will see…

COP26 – climate change and the automotive sector (1)

The automotive industry's contribution to global greenhouse gases (GHGs) – broadly speaking - takes two main forms. First, there's the…

Carlos Ghosn and the ‘Collision Course’ factors that got him locked up

A book review on Just Auto? It could be a first, but the story of Carlos Ghosn's time as the…