Automotive Industry

Germany can achieve net zero emissions by 2045 at net zero costs – consultancy

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-13

Germany could transform its economy to net zero emissions by 2045 at net zero costs, because switching to green technologies opens up new markets and opportunities for growth, consultancy McKinsey has...

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Toyota cuts output again on shortage of chips, parts

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-10

Toyota will slash global production again in October by 330,000 units, as the pandemic and global shortage of automotive microchips continue to bite...

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CUPRA to go emissions-free by 2030

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-09

CUPRA aims to become a fully electric brand by 2030 – Seat will then continue to offer internal combustion engines and hybrids...

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Semiconductor crisis overshadows big car show

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-09

One of Europe's biggest car shows got underway on 6 September attempting to put a positive spin on an industry clobbered by the pandemic, but there's another huge shadow over any revival ...

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Germany's election will have major influence on auto industry

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-09

Germany's federal election will have a major influence on the future of its auto industry, already in a race against time to meet national and EU emissions targets...

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Electric cars: 10 EU countries do not have a single charging point per 100km of road

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-09

There is a serious lack of electric charging points along the road networks in most EU Member States, according to new data from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA)...

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Merkel: Car industry ‘part of the solution’ to climate change

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-08

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on 7 September warned against focusing exclusively on electric cars in the race to decarbonise transport, urging carmakers at the International Motor Show (IAA) in...

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Intel to set aside production in Ireland for auto chips

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-08

Intel will dedicate production at its plant in Ireland for the manufacture of chips for automakers as the company pushes into a growing market currently buffeted by shortages that have crippled vehicl...

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Worrying trend towards heavily polluting SUVs undermines carmakers’ sustainability claims

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-07

Carmakers are lining up to show off their latest electric models at Munich’s international motor show, but, behind all the talk of sustainability, engine-driven SUVs are the fastest growing...

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Gartner lays out how OEMs can navigate the global chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-07

The semiconductor shortage is hitting automotive production around the world and that disruption is going to continue into 2022...

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Electrified vehicle demand surges in small volume August but supply issues undermine overall market

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-07

August new car registrations fall -22...

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VW’s electric push ‘can’t go any faster’, says CEO

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-07

Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess said on 6 September it was “impossible” for the German car giant’s electric transformation to happen any faster, but he accused Angela Merkel...

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Mercedes, VW, BMW warn chip shortage could last until 2023

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-07

The global semiconductor shortage may not entirely go away in 2022 and could take until 2023 to be resolved Executives said at the IAA Munich auto show...

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German NGOs push for 2030 combustion engine exit in legal battle with car and gas industry

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-06

The German environmental organisations DUH and Greenpeace have launched legal action against major carmakers VW, BMW and Mercedes Benz, as well as oil and gas company Wintershall Dea over their impact...

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Automakers gear up for an all-electric future

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-06

Europe's carmakers have their orders: Electrify or die...

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VW CEO says smart cars, not EVs, are 'game changer'

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-06

Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess said autonomous cars, not electric vehicles, were the "real game changer" for the auto industry...

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Germany's monopolies commission calls for more competition in e-car charging sector

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-03

The Monopolies Commission, an independent expert committee that advises the German government and legislature on competition issues, is urging the government to ensure fair competition in th...

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Daimler expects 'significant' Q3 sales hit from chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-03

Daimler expects significantly lower sales of Mercedes cars through the end of September due to the ongoing chip shortage...

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Jeep, Fiat output at Italian plant to remain idle due to lack of microchips

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-01

Stellantis will extend by one week to 13 September a planned production stoppage at its Melfi plant in southern Italy due to a global microchip shortage, FIM-CISL union said on 31 August...

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Chip crunch hits Suzuki's Hungary production

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-01

Suzuki will halt production at its factory in Hungary for two weeks in September due to a global shortage of microchips...

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