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  • New year, new arrangements

    December 10th 2018

    As 2018 draws to a close, the pace of change in vehicle manufacturing is accelerating….

  • Travel blog: Big game in SA

    November 23rd 2018

    South Africa represents a massive opportunity for vehicle manufacturers, providing they are able to cater to customer needs while also achieving the right balance between quality and price.

  • The break-up of Fiat Chrysler gathers pace

    November 15th 2018

    After separating from Ferrari and Iveco, Fiat Chrysler has now spun off its components activity, Magneti Marelli…

  • Food for thought in Paris

    October 9th 2018

    So many big names were absent from this year’s Paris motor show…

  • Ford’s future

    September 21st 2018

    Ford’s plans for Europe remain to be confirmed…

  • PSA – setting a new pace with Opel

    August 20th 2018

    PSA has lost no time in starting the turnaround of Opel-Vauxhall…

  • Travel blog: The American dream

    July 31st 2018

    Everything in the US has a reputation for being big. The cities, the cars, even the food – it’s all supersized in comparison to anything we have in Europe. So when obtaining content for our upcoming North American supplement, I decided to follow suit and go big by organising a 2,000 mile road trip with seven plant visits.

  • PSA and Nissan exploring new ground

    July 17th 2018

    OEMs transferring entire factories and workforces is a far from simple exercise. However, a recent news report hinted that such a plan is being explored by PSA and Nissan.

  • Diesel – is the final curtain about to fall?

    June 19th 2018

    The implications of recent policy actions by the US president, for the auto industry are potentially severe but how things will develop are far from clear…

  • Travel blog: China’s mountainous technology challenge

    June 14th 2018

    The 2018 Global Automotive Forum brought together government officials, senior executives, academic experts and journalists from all over the world in order to discuss China’s automotive industry.