Hyundai and Kia plants in South Korea facing disruptions

Hyundai and Kia plants in South Korea facing disruptions

Hyundai Motor Co. and its sister company Kia Motors Corp., have announced that a few of their assembly lines have been suspended due to shortages parts imported from China. China has been facing huge disruption in its production activities due to the spread of Coronavirus.

FCA Belvidere assembly plant awarded Silver Status

FCA Belvidere assembly plant awarded Silver Status

The FCA Belvidere Assembly Plant, home of the Jeep Cherokee, is the latest plant to be designated silver in the Company's World Class Manufacturing (WCM) programme.

Europe witnesses a surge in EV demand during the last quarter of 2019

Europe witnesses a surge in EV demand during the last quarter of 2019

In the last quarter of 2019, EU demand for diesel cars further decreased, dropping to 29.5% of new-car registrations. Petrol cars accounted for 57.3% of the EU market, while electrically-chargeable vehicles (ECV) made up 4.4% of total new car sales across the region from October to December last year. All alternatively-powered vehicles (APV) combined held a market share of 13.2%.

UK new car market falls 7.3% in January

UK new car market falls 7.3% in January

The UK new car market declined 7.3% in the first month of 2020, according to figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). 149,279 vehicles left showrooms in January, as continued confusion surrounding diesel and clean air zones and ongoing weak consumer and business confidence continue to affect demand.

Great Wall Motor debuts at India's Auto Expo

Great Wall Motor debuts at India's Auto Expo

Great Wall Motor, a world-renowned SUV and pickup manufacturer, debuted its Haval and Great Wall EV brands at the 15th Auto Expo in Delhi, Great Wall's presence at the expo signals the automaker's formal entry into the Indian market.

UK to move sale ban of new petrol and diesel vehicles to 2035, including hybrids

UK to move sale ban of new petrol and diesel vehicles to 2035, including hybrids

Demonstrating the UK’s urgent action to reduce emissions, the Government plans to bring forward an end to the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2035, or earlier if a faster transition is feasible, subject to consultation, as well as including hybrids for the first time.

TRATON proposes to acquire all outstanding common shares of Navistar

TRATON proposes to acquire all outstanding common shares of Navistar

TRATON SE, one of the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers, has offered to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Navistar International Corporation, not already owned by TRATON, at a price of $35 per share in cash.