Automotive Industry

Fiat-Chrysler, Peugeot group closing in on merger

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-31

Fiat Chrysler and Groupe PSA, the maker of Peugeot and Citroën cars, moved a step closer on 30 October to creating a new global auto giant as the industry battles ever fiercer competition an...

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Daimler Trucks & Buses targets completely CO2-neutral fleet of new vehicles by 2039 in key regions

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-29

Daimler Trucks & Buses, one of the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers, pursues a sustainable corporate strategy and aims to offer only new vehicles that are CO2-neutral in driv...

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Sales of zero- and low-emission cars highly unbalanced across EU, alerts auto industry

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-29

Sales of alternatively-powered vehicles are following a highly uneven pattern across EU Member States, according to new findings from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA)...

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Nissan explores sale of European plants in electric shift, report says

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-25

Nissan is weighing options about the future of its two plants in Europe as the automaker faces declining sales in the region and an industry shift to electric cars, people familiar with the matter sai...

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Honda speeds up plans to electrify car models in Europe

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-24

Japanese carmaker Honda has brought forward a goal to only sell electric and hybrid cars in Europe by three years to 2022, a leading company executive said on 23 October...

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Snapshot of UK automotive before Brexit

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-24

As the UK approaches the decisive moment in its struggle to leave the EU, after three years of debate and negotiation, now seems like a very good time to take a look at the state of the country’...

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DeGould’s market leading AI vehicle inspection solution receives £multi-million
investment

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-23

Market leading car scanning solution Auto-scan by DeGould has received significant investment from Automotive Executives in the US...

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FCA Melfi plant in Italy gears up for Compass and PHEVs

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-23

The electrification of the FCA range continues: the first tests on the new production line for Jeep® Compass - also including the Plug-in Hybrid version - have started at the Melfi plant in Basili...

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VW says it is not scouting alternative locations to Turkey plant

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-23

 Volkswagen Group is not scouting for alternative locations as it evaluates plans to build a new car factory in Turkey, said Andreas Tostmann, VW's production chief...

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VW's Seat restarts production after street protests forced halt

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-22

Volkswagen Group's Spanish brand, Seat, restarted production on Monday after the automaker was forced to halt output last week amid civil unrest in Barcelona...

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Companies cautious on UK-EU Brexit deal

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-21

Companies were cautious about a deal reached on 17 October 2019 between the UK and the EU to ward off a no-deal Brexit...

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UK Auto gives reality check on ‘no deal’ Brexit, as new survey shows one in three firms already shedding jobs

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-21

New survey shows escalating fears of ‘no deal’ Brexit to UK automotive sector, with a third cutting jobs and 80...

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UK looks at 'levers' to support car industry in no-deal Brexit

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-14

The UK is looking at the tools it can use to support carmakers in the event of a no-deal Brexit, Business Minister Nadhim Zahawi said...

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Dyson decision offers latest sign that EV bubble is bursting

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-11

Dyson's sudden decision to scrap its $2...

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Nissan warns UK plant will be unviable if Brexit triggers tariffs

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-11

Nissan issued its starkest warning yet against a no-deal Brexit, saying any tariffs on auto exports to the European Union are likely to render its UK operations unviable...

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Automakers, suppliers, tech companies form AV computing consortium

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-10

Several automotive industry and technology leaders have joined together to accelerate the deployment of safer, more affordable and scalable self-driving vehicle technologies through the Autonomous Veh...

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Ford starts production of Puma crossover in Romania

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-09

Volume production of the innovative and electrified new Ford Puma is now underway at Ford’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Craiova, Romania...

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Denmark calls for EU to phase out diesel, gasoline cars

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-07

Denmark, backed by 10 other European Union countries, called for a strategy to phase out diesel and gasoline cars, including allowing the ban of sales at member state-level by 2030 to combat climate c...

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Stricter EU CO2 regulations will reshape vehicle platforms and car design

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-07

As OEMs try to reduce CO2 and transition to electric vehicles in the face of the high fines, we expect a profound impact on vehicle design...

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Using renewable electricity in transport to meet RED targets

Automotive Industry - 2019-10-04

EU member states must implement the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) by June 2021...

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