Automotive Industry

After long journey, Fiat Chrysler and PSA seal merger to become Stellantis

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-18

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Peugeot Citroën sealed their long-awaited merger on 16 January to create Stellantis, the world’s fourth-largest auto group with deep enough pockets to fund t...

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EV-only future looks closer than ever in Europe

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-15

European automakers have moved rapidly up to now two years to sluggish or halt inside combustion engine funding...

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Semiconductor Shortage Causes Major Automakers To Cut Production

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-14

A global shortage of semiconductors has forced several of the world's largest automakers such as Ford, Toyota, Nissan and Fiat to slash production, being the lat...

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Technology-neutral approach in car industry 'excuse for doing nothing' – Daimler union rep

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-13

The German car industry association's call for a technology-neutral approach in the shift to low-emission vehicles is an excuse for inaction, according to a union representative on Daimler...

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VW recalls 56,000 Golf models on software problem

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-13

Volkswagen will recall 56,000 Golf models to fix software problems that affect the infotainment system and reversing camera, the automaker said on Tuesday 12 January...

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BMW’s purchasing strategy gets more sustainable for EVs

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-12

BMW Group is more closely aligning its purchasing activity with goals for greater sustainability as it plans for greater vehicle electrification...

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Hyundai, Apple set to agree on autonomous EV tie-up, report says

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-11

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The Golf once again the favorite car of Germans and Europeans in 2020

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-11

It’s full speed ahead for the icon of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand, the Golf, since all eight derivatives were made available in the fall of 2020...

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2020 records show e-mobility “has entered mainstream” in Germany – motor authority

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-08

The number of newly registered electric cars in Germany tripled in 2020 compared to the year before, the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) reported...

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Automotive sector welcomes EU-UK trade deal

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-07

The UK car industry has welcomed the new EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), which was finally announced on December 24...

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UK automotive looks to green recovery strategy after -29.4% fall in new car registrations in 2020

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-06

The UK new car market fell by almost a third (-29...

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UK car sector warns of Brexit costs as it pushes for investment

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-06

Britain’s car industry warned on 30 December the Brexit trade deal will add additional costs to firms, despite the sector securing tariff-free trade with the European Union, just as it need...

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Volkswagen unveils prototype EV charging robot

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-06

Volkswagen has unveiled a prototype EV charging robot, designed to charge cars in restricted parking areas such as underground car parks...

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Nissan denies cuts in Europe while Alliance continues with synergies

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-05

Nissan has refuted reports circulated this week that it is cutting direct distribution and sales of models for eastern regions of Europe and moving them to Alliance partner Renault’s networ...

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Fiat could rebound in Europe with PSA platforms

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-04

The most immediate help FCA can get in Europe comes from PSA Peugeot Citroën’s up-to-date platforms...

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EU-UK trade deal: EU automobile manufacturers react

Automotive Industry - 2021-01-04

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) welcomes the deal struck on 24 December between the European Union and the United Kingdom on their future trading relations...

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UK car manufacturing declines -1.4% in November as sector urges Brexit negotiators to ‘seal the deal’

Automotive Industry - 2020-12-23

UK car production declined -1...

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Toyota halts UK, French output after virus border chaos hits parts supplies

Automotive Industry - 2020-12-23

Toyota halted production in the UK and France from 22 December due to transport delays caused by the spread of a mutant strain of coronavirus that has led several countries to close the...

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France can no longer do EVs and combustion engines en même temps

Automotive Industry - 2020-12-22

France likes to think of itself as a leader in electric vehicles...

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BMW warns no-deal Brexit poses risk to earnings momentum

Automotive Industry - 2020-12-17

BMW said its full-year earnings will come in at the upper range of its guidance, but warned a no-deal Brexit would cost hundreds of millions of euros...

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