Official opening of Factory 56 and start of production of the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Official opening of Factory 56 and start of production of the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Flexible, digital, efficient and sustainable: Factory 56 embodies the future of production at Mercedes-Benz and sets new standards for the automotive industry.

Honda and General Motors to establish strategic alliance in North America

Honda and General Motors to establish strategic alliance in North America

General Motors and Honda announced that they have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding following extensive preliminary discussions toward establishing a North American automotive alliance. The scope of the proposed alliance includes a range of vehicles to be sold under each company’s distinct brands, as well as cooperation in purchasing, research and development, and connected services.

Groupe Renault announces new project to develop its organisation around its brands

Groupe Renault announces new project to develop its organisation around its brands

Groupe Renault announced a plan to develop its organisation around its brands, grouping them mainly into four business units (BU): Renault, Dacia, Alpine and New Mobility. The objective would be to give each BU an autonomous organisation.

GR Yaris Production Has Started

GR Yaris Production Has Started

On August 26th 2020, the first unit of GR Yaris serial production left the line at the Motomachi plant in Toyota City, Japan. Totally new, the production facility has been designed to meet the specific needs of the GR Yaris production.

Škoda Auto invests €32 million in Enyaq iV production line at Mladá Boleslav

Škoda Auto invests €32 million in Enyaq iV production line at Mladá Boleslav

Škoda Auto has now completed the conversion of an existing production line at its main factory in Mladá Boleslav for MEB vehicles, which has been in progress since last summer. This work included structural changes to the building as well as modifications to the conveyor technology and final assembly line.

Bentley produces the 40,000th Flying Spur in Crewe

Bentley produces the 40,000th Flying Spur in Crewe

Bentley Motors has handcrafted the 40,000th example of the world’s most successful luxury sports sedan, the Bentley Flying Spur. Now represented by an all-new third generation, the only thing that remains since the original launch in 2005 is its global popularity. Even the name has changed.

Ford invites employees to recognise non-profits amid global pandemic

Ford invites employees to recognise non-profits amid global pandemic

The Ford Volunteer Corps is pivoting to give employees new ways to safely give back as part of Global Caring Month – Ford Motor Company’s 30-day concentrated focus on community service that happens each September.

Production of all-new Acura TLX sport sedan begins in Ohio

Production of all-new Acura TLX sport sedan begins in Ohio

Acura celebrated the mass-production start of the all-new 2021 Acura TLX sport sedan at Honda of America Mfg.'s Marysville Auto Plant in Ohio. The first Acura sedan created from the ground up following the brand's return to Precision Crafted Performance, the 2021 TLX will arrive at dealerships September 28 with a manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $37,500.

July UK car production down 20.8%

July UK car production down 20.8%

UK car manufacturing output fell 20.8% in July as 85,696 units rolled off production lines, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The month saw the ramp up of production continue, as global lockdown measures eased and nearly all factories reopened, however, social distancing measures and ongoing economic uncertainty still stifled output.

Audi Environmental Foundation supports Nunam: cells from old laptop batteries become mobile power banks

Audi Environmental Foundation supports Nunam: cells from old laptop batteries become mobile power banks

The Audi Environmental Foundation is supporting the nonprofit start-up company Nunam of German-Indian founder Prodip Chatterjee. The 29-year-old is working to prevent premature recycling of electronic waste.

Rolls-Royce announces new brand identity

Rolls-Royce announces new brand identity

"Take the Best that Exists and Make it Better". Since these words were spoken by the marque's co-founder, Sir Henry Royce, Rolls-Royce has experienced evolutionary change, from the creator of the ‘Best Car in the World’, to the world’s leading House of Luxury.

Renault Clio celebrates 30th anniversary

Renault Clio celebrates 30th anniversary

Thirty years of stylistic and technological evolution, thirty years of trying to meet the needs of an active clientele, thirty years of slices of life. Today, who hasn't heard of Clio? Better still, almost everyone has a history, from near or far, with the one that has accompanied small and large journeys for three decades.

World premiere of the new ŠKODA ENYAQ iV on 1 September 2020 will be a two-in-one event

World premiere of the new ŠKODA ENYAQ iV on 1 September 2020 will be a two-in-one event

The world premiere of the new ŠKODA ENYAQ iV at 7:00 pm on 1 September will be a two-in-one event. The presentation of the brand’s first battery-electric SUV in Prague will, for the first time, be flanked by a new virtual online event format for all ŠKODA fans, allowing them to participate live, without access restrictions.