Automotive Industry

Renault to extend Spanish output curbs on chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-09-01

Renault will extend partial stoppages at its three assembly plants in Spain to the end of the year because of the global shortage of microchips...

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Production halted at PSA, Opel, Fiat plants on chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-31

Stellantis is extending production halts at plants in Europe due to a shortage of microchips...

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Hyundai Motor Group to Unveil its Future Vision for Hydrogen Society at the ‘Hydrogen Wave’ Global Forum in September

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-30

Hyundai Motor Group on 26 August announced to host ‘Hydrogen Wave,’ a global virtual forum which represents the Group’s plans for a new 'wave’ of hydrogen-based produc...

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Daimler cuts production as chip shortage bites

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-30

Daimler is extending reduced working schedules at Mercedes-Benz factories in Germany and Hungary as the global shortage of semiconductors continues to impact automakers...

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Stellantis will halt ouput at Europe's biggest van plant on chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-30

Production at Stellantis's Sevel plant in Italy, which makes light commercial vehicles for Fiat, Peugeot and Citroen, will be halted due to a shortage of chips...

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Nissan brings its innovation and excitement to the ‘Race to Zero’

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-27

Nissan has announced that it has joined the Race to Zero campaign supported by the United Nations, accelerating the company’s full electrification and carbon neutrality goals...

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GM changes strategy in the scramble for secure battery and chip supply

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-27

General Motors is looking for supplier partnerships and digital tools to secure the localised supply of semiconductors and lithium-ion batteries in North America, currently two of the most critical pr...

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UK car production plummets in July

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-26

British car manufacturing output declines -37...

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Russia's EV strategy will cost $8B through 2030

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-25

Russia plans to bring more electric vehicles to its roads over the next three years and to build a market for battery-powered cars...

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How BMW will expand EV range

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-25

BMW Group will launch four full-electric cars in the next two years as the automaker accelerates its shift to electrified models...

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Covid costs Toyota 40% production loss in September

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-25

Parts shortages caused by the spread of Covid-19 in South-East Asia, compounded by ongoing semiconductor shortages, have forced Toyota to cut September’s global production by 40%...

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Volvo to idle Gothenburg plant again over chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-24

Volvo Cars will halt production at its Swedish plant in Torslanda, on the outskirts of Gothenburg, during next week due to the shortage of semiconductor chips, the automaker said...

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VW's Seat partly halts output due to chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-23

Volkswagen Group's Spanish brand Seat has partly halted car assembly at its Martorell plant near Barcelona due to the global semiconductor supply bottleneck, the company said...

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VW cuts output at Wolfsburg plant as chip shortage bites

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-23

Volkswagen Group plants are set for a bumpy restart after the traditional summer break as the car industry remains in the grip of a chip shortage that most recently engulfed Toyota...

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Ford will cut output again at Cologne plant on chip shortages

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-20

Ford has cut production again at its Cologne plant in Germany due to delivery problems with semiconductors, the automaker said...

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VW says chip crunch may cause further production cuts

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-20

Volkswagen may need to cut production further due to a semiconductor supply crunch, the automaker said...

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Stellantis says chip crunch will hit output at two French car plants

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-20

Stellantis said it will halt production at its plant in Rennes, western France, next week due to a global chip shortage...

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Material shortages are forcing a supply chain rethink in automotive

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-20

Widespread shortages in range of materials used to make cars are impacting production but OEMs and suppliers are responding by accelerating the development of alternative closed-loop supply chains...

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Germany supports industry in shift to e-cars with 1 bn euros

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-20

The German government has created a €1bn fund to support the car industry's shift to low-emission mobility...

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Combustion engine ban most effective step for reaching German transport climate targets

Automotive Industry - 2021-08-20

A ban on sales of new combustion engines by 2025 would contribute the most to achieving Germany's 2030 climate targets for the transport sector, but many other steps are also necessary, according ...

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