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  • Steel wars

    December 5th 2018

    Tariffs on goods such as steel could have a major impact on the way in which vehicles are made and sold. Michael Nash sheds some light on the matter

  • Going gets tough for Ghosn

    November 28th 2018

    With scandal, acrimony and lurid accusations surrounding its architect Carlos Ghosn, the resolve of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance will be severely tested.

  • Seven plant closures at GM

    November 27th 2018

    GM is closing plants in light of declining demand for small passenger cars

  • Japanese OEMs target China for EVs

    September 11th 2018

    Two big investments are being made by two Japanese car makers. Michael Nash provides the details

  • AMS Infographic: NAFTA numbers

    August 27th 2018

    The most recent production numbers highlight the continuing inter-relationship between the partner nations, the boom in pick-up and SUV (light truck) production and the march of Mexico.

  • Forging the deals

    August 24th 2018

    Ian Henry examines the key trends in the North American automotive supplier sector where technological progress and feisty trade policies continue to present a range of business challenges

  • The man who saved Fiat and Chrysler

    August 6th 2018

    Sergio Marchionne oversaw the transformation of both Fiat and Chrysler into a merged entity which now reports strong financials…

  • Tesla ‘on track’ with 3 production

    July 4th 2018

    US – The OEM has reportedly made 5,000 units of its Model 3 in one week, and is hoping to build on this figure in the coming months

  • Ready to roll

    June 28th 2018

    The design and manufacturing of tyres is changing with the introduction of new processes. Michael Nash reports

  • OEMs face tough choices over Iran

    June 21st 2018

    With US companies and their affiliates banned or soon to be banned from dealing with Iran, automotive companies have taken fright.