Automotive World

  • Aptiv to present at J.P. Morgan Auto Conference

    Aptiv PLC will present Thursday, August 9 at the J.P. Morgan Auto Conference in New York

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  • Tata Motors: Official media statement from CFO Balaji

    “Jaguar Land Rover and Tata Motors have always maintained that the uncertainties from Brexit are avoidable and the business seeks clarity to ensure that industry takes timely and right decisions to manage the transition. Additionally, Jaguar Land Rover needs free and full access to the single market beyond transition to…

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  • Volkswagen receives the Plus X Award as “Most Innovative Brand” for the third time in 2018

    The Plus X Award innovation prize once again recognises Volkswagen’s excellent design and brand experiences Polo, T-Roc, Touareg1, Atlas Tanoak2 and I.D. VIZZION3 stand out as “Product of the Year 2018” This makes Volkswagen the “Best Automotive Brand 2018” Volkswagen is continuously setting new standards in product design at a…

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  • ZF spins off Car eWallet as a start-up

    Foundation of separate company based in Berlin Dynamic innovation development in the start-up scene Opens up to all users in the mobility and finance industry  ZF has founded Car eWallet GmbH, a Berlin-based start-up, in which the company will outsource the current activities of the transaction service Car eWallet. The…

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  • Scania forced to temporarily stop sales and deliveries of its V8 engines due to protracted strike at component supplier

    An ongoing strike at one of its crucial suppliers of casted engine components means that Scania is unable to fulfil its deliveries to customers of more than 2,000 trucks ordered with V8 engines. New sales of industrial and marine V8 engines are also affected. “I deeply regret that we are…

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  • First Schaeffler light commercial vehicles catalogue for the Automotive Aftermarket with all brands

    Cost-optimized repair solutions that can be installed quickly are a high priority for fleet operators and managers. To support efficient repair, Schaeffler is bundling its entire portfolio for the fast-growing light commercial vehicle (LCV) segment for the first time in a single, multi-brand catalogue. Aftermarket professionals will find all important…

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  • Suzuki launches the all-new Jimny 4WD vehicles in Japan

    Suzuki Motor Corporation has launched the all-new Jimny 4WD minicar and compact car in Japan on 5 July 2018 for the first time in 20 years. Its authentic off-road functions and performances have been enhanced, and the all-new Jimny compact car has been installed with a newly-developed 1.5 litre engine.…

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  • Kia sets new June and half-year records

    9,162 vehicles delivered in June First non-plate change month above 9,000 Half year sales hit new record total of 51,506 Kia’s half-year sales up 1.69 per cent in market down 6.26 per cent With June sales of 9,162 and half-year deliveries reaching 51,506 Kia Motors (UK) Limited continue to set…

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  • Eberspaecher acquires share of start-up PACE Telematics

    Entry into cloud-based mobility services Share of over 20 percent through capital investment Potential to expand current product portfolio Eberspaecher is expanding its competence in connectivity solutions. The Esslingen-based automotive supplier has acquired a share of PACE Telematics GmbH through which the company aims to expand cloud-based mobility services for…

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  • LADA increased sales in the first six months of 2018

    There were 169,884 passenger cars and light commercial vehicles sold in 2018, this surpasses the last year’s sales by 21.1% and is the Brand’s best result in the last 4 years. June became the luckiest month for the Brand in 2018 with 31,404 LADA cars sold (+ 14.6% vs June…

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  • Groupe PSA and Inria create an OpenLab dedicated to artificial intelligence

    Increasing efficiency and reliability of the results acquired by artificial intelligence methods for automotive applications use is one of the main research challenge of the OpenLab A dozen topics will be covered over a 4 years period Groupe PSA and Inria today announced the creation of an OpenLab dedicated to…

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  • Volvo Trucks: How to protect cyclists and pedestrians in city traffic

    Road fatalities from accidents with heavy goods vehicles are decreasing. However, Volvo Truck’s research shows that the same reduction is not being seen in accidents involving cyclists and pedestrians. Actions are needed to reduce these accidents. New technology combined with updated legislation, better infrastructure, higher safety awareness and improved visibility…

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  • ACEA: Electric cars: unrealistic CO2 targets proposed by EU Parliament ignore lack of charging points

    Ahead of next week’s European Parliament votes on future CO2 targets for cars and vans, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) warns that the severe lack and unbalanced distribution of charging points is putting consumers off buying electric cars. A new study provides a much-needed reality check for the Parliament,…

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