Automotive Industry

Germany confirms US car tariff threat over Iran deal

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-17

Berlin has confirmed that the U...

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Germany's carmakers will need state aid to overcome greatest disruption yet – opinion

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-17

The possible end of combustion engines in the not-so-distant future spells great challenges for Germany's car industry, which is accustomed to success but now could struggle to master the coming d...

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From 185,000 EV charging points now to 3m in 10 years, says T&E analysis

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-16

Zero-emission transport can only happen with zero-emission infrastructure...

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Germany plans aid for struggling auto industry

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-16

Chancellor Angela Merkel's government is preparing measures to aid workers in Germany's struggling auto sector, according to the labor ministry...

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German car industry degraded to supporting role at electronic fair CES

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-15

At the Las Vegas consumer electronics show CES, technology "made in Germany" only plays a supporting role, while real progress happens elsewhere, report Stefan Beutelsbacher and Thomas ...

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German domestic car market expands, but exports and output fall

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-14

Registrations for new passenger cars in Germany grew by 5% year-on-year to 3...

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New cars still way behind in reaching EU emission standards by 2021

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-14

While the European Union has set a limit of 95g/km for new vehicles in 2021, with one year to go before the deadline, manufacturers are stagnating at 122g/km according to AAA Data...

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New diesel cars exceed particle limits, tests show

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-13

New diesel vehicles are exceeding the limit for particle emissions, European campaign group Transport and Environment (T&E) said on Monday (13 January), calling on EU lawmakers to make emissions t...

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VW turns to Brazil for help building chic, affordable small car

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-11

The push for greater regional autonomy that has helped Volkswagen win back market share in Brazil could now reap benefits in its European home market...

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New CO2 rules cloud 2020 European sales outlook

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-09

"Uncertainty" was the watchword for European sales going into 2019, and that will again be the case in 2020, executives and analysts say...

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Massive rise in EV charging points needed to reach EU climate goals, analysis finds

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-08

Europe needs a fifteen-fold increase in electric vehicle public charging points by 2030 to support the EU’s goal of becoming “climate neutral” by mid-century, according to new resear...

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Keeping calm: RNM Alliance’s Mark Sutcliffe on how to handle supply chain volatility

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-08

The automotive industry is undergoing a technological transformation and facing upheavals in key markets, but the OEM’s senior vice-president of industrial strategy and supply chain management b...

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German car production drops to 23-year low on lower exports

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-07

German car production fell to its lowest level in almost a quarter of a century as Europe's biggest economy suffers from the fallout of a global trade war...

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Production volumes, models for Tesla's European factory confirmed in official notice
 

Automotive Industry - 2020-01-06

Tesla will build several models at new European factory near Berlin starting with the Model 3 sedan and Model Y crossover, according a public notice published by the German state of Brandenburg...

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Turkey debuts home-made electric car

Automotive Industry - 2019-12-30

Turkey unveiled its first fully domestically-produced car on 27 December saying it aimed to eventually produce up to 175,000 a year of the electric vehicle in a project expected to cost 22bn lira...

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COP25: Push for electric cars intensifies but cost question remains unanswered

Automotive Industry - 2019-12-17

A number of policymakers emphasised at the global climate conference COP25 in Madrid that electrification should play a leading role in road transport’s decarbonisation efforts...

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Tesla's German plant will build 500,000 cars a year, report says

Automotive Industry - 2019-12-11

Tesla plans to build 500,000 electric vehicles a year at its new factory on the outskirts of Berlin, Germany's Bild newspaper reported...

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Europe's dealer network must shrink further as online sales increase, report says

Automotive Industry - 2019-12-11

The number of dealerships across Europe needs to be cut by half in the medium term to adapt to changing customer behavior and the rise of online car purchasing, according to a report...

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Europe may tighten CO2 emissions targets in 'Green Deal'

Automotive Industry - 2019-12-11

Automakers selling cars in the EU may face tougher CO2 emissions reduction targets after the European Commission signaled it will review goals already set for 2030...

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Global auto manufacturers call for resolution of WTO impasse

Automotive Industry - 2019-12-10

The EU, US, Japanese and Korean automobile manufacturers have joined forces to express their concerns about the impending blockage of the decision-making process in the World Trade Organisation’...

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