Groupe PSA and FCA go all in to form 4th largest OEM

Groupe PSA and FCA go all in to form 4th largest OEM

Discussions have opened a path to the creation of a new group with global scale and resources owned 50% by Groupe PSA shareholders and 50% by FCA shareholders.

Mercedes-Benz recalls almost 1,700 EQC EVs over faulty powertrain fixings

Mercedes-Benz recalls almost 1,700 EQC EVs over faulty powertrain fixings

Daimler has announced a recall of its latest EV, the EQC, due to a potentially faulty bolt in the front axle differential of the car.

Mercedes-Benz showcase consolidation of worldwide vehicle testing in one location

Mercedes-Benz showcase consolidation of worldwide vehicle testing in one location

Immendingen in Germany has a key role in the development of the mobility of the future: this is where Mercedes-Benz Cars is consolidating its worldwide vehicle testing, including the further development of alternative drives such as hybrids and electric vehicles under the product and technology brand EQ.

Ford introduces over-the-air updates for most US models

Ford introduces over-the-air updates for most US models

In 2020, Ford will begin equipping most redesigned vehicles in the US with advanced over-the-air update (OTA) technology, making it easy to wirelessly upgrade vehicles with quality, capability and convenience updates that can help improve vehicles over time and reduce dealer trips.

Ford takes the Advanced Propulsion road with new Laboratory in UK

Ford takes the Advanced Propulsion road with new Laboratory in UK

Ford has renamed its Dunton Technical Centre in Laindon, Essex, to Dunton Campus, Ford Britain, to highlight its new role at the centre of the company’s activities in the UK.

FCA and PSA - talks on possible merger confirmed

FCA and PSA - talks on possible merger confirmed

Fiat Chrysler confirms talks with PSA are underway but won't be drawn on further comment.

Sales of zero- and low-emission cars highly unbalanced across EU, alerts auto industry

Sales of zero- and low-emission cars highly unbalanced across EU, alerts auto industry

Sales of alternatively-powered vehicles are following a highly uneven pattern across EU member states, according to new findings from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA).

Hyundai Wia to build new engine plant in Russia

Hyundai Wia to build new engine plant in Russia

The Hyundai Wia Corporation, one of the largest automotive components manufacturer in South Korea, has announced its plan to invest 210 billion Won (approximately $180 million) to set up an all new production facility in Russia.

VW Zwickau factory to become the largest and most efficient electric car plant in Europe

VW Zwickau factory to become the largest and most efficient electric car plant in Europe

The countdown is on: Seven days to go until Volkswagen begins series production of the all-electric ID.31.

Traton and Hino set up joint procurement venture

Traton and Hino set up joint procurement venture

Commercial vehicle manufacturers TRATON GROUP and Hino Motors, Ltd. have established the procurement joint venture “HINO & TRATON Global Procurement” in order to maximise the global procurement synergies between the two companies.

Volta Trucks partners with supplier Prodrive on electric truck

Volta Trucks partners with supplier Prodrive on electric truck

Prodrive is working with Volta Trucks to help engineer its revolutionary 16-tonne electric HGV (truck) designed, not only to meet zero emissions requirements, but also to help keep vulnerable road users safer in crowded urban environments.