GAC Mitsubishi Motors begins engine production in China

GAC Mitsubishi Motors begins engine production in China

GAC Mitsubishi Motors (GMMC), the joint venture business in China between MMC, the Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) and Mitsubishi Corporation has begun production of 4B4 and 4J1 engines. There was also a ground breaking ceremony for the Research and Development Centre which will be completed in 2020.

VW Group China builds first factory designed for MEB production

VW Group China builds first factory designed for MEB production

The electrification strategy of the Volkswagen Group China is rapidly gaining pace in the world’s biggest market for e-mobility. The Group’s first factory specifically designed for the MEB platform is now commencing construction in Anting.

Tesla finalises location for its Gigafactory in China

Tesla finalises location for its Gigafactory in China

Tesla announced on Chinese Social media that it has acquired a 860,000 square metre land from the Shanghai Government to build its Gigafactory in China.

Škoda produces one million vehicles in 2018

Škoda produces one million vehicles in 2018

Škoda Auto produced its millionth vehicle for 2018, thereby reaching this milestone two weeks earlier than in 2017.

Mahindra and Ford agree to share powertrains and develop connectivity solutions

Mahindra and Ford agree to share powertrains and develop connectivity solutions

Mahindra Group and Ford strengthened their ongoing strategic alliance in India with the signing of two definitive agreements.

VW Group begins diesel swapping programme throughout Germany

VW Group begins diesel swapping programme throughout Germany

The Volkswagen Group rolled out a comprehensive package of measures to improve air quality in Germany through fleet renewal.

Volvo Cars installs solar panels at its Ghent car factory

Volvo Cars installs solar panels at its Ghent car factory

Volvo Cars has for the first time introduced solar energy into its global manufacturing operations. The installation of 15,000 solar panels at its car factory in Ghent, Belgium marks another step towards the company’s vision of having climate-neutral global manufacturing operations by 2025.

Renault and Brilliance sign strategic cooperation agreement with Liaoning province, China

Renault and Brilliance sign strategic cooperation agreement with Liaoning province, China

Groupe Renault and Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Limited (Brilliance), who formed Renault-Brilliance-Jinbei Automotive Co., Ltd., a joint venture to manufacture and sell light commercial vehicles (LCV), signed in Paris, a Strategic Cooperation agreement with Chinese officials from Liaoning Province to further accelerate growth of LCVs in China.

Polestar opens new headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden

Polestar opens new headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden

Polestar has inaugurated its new global headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden. Strategically located on the Volvo Car Group campus, the new building and working environment supports cross-functional collaboration throughout Polestar and further strengthens cooperation between the Polestar brand and its parent company.

Munich II public prosecutor imposes a fine of €800 million on Audi

Munich II public prosecutor imposes a fine of €800 million on Audi

The Munich II public prosecutor issued an administrative order against Audi AG in its capacity as affected party in the context of deviations from regulatory requirements in certain V-6 and V-8 diesel aggregates and diesel vehicles manufactured or distributed by Audi.

Porsche begins preparing for production of the all electric Taycan

Porsche begins preparing for production of the all electric Taycan

In a bid to firmly commit to electric mobility, Porsche, the sports car manufacturer is undergoing a process of major change and once again reaffirming its ability to safeguard its future.

Volkswagen to offer powerful LED headlight systems in almost all segments

Volkswagen to offer powerful LED headlight systems in almost all segments

Volkswagen has been focusing on the evolution of light for decades. The technical highlight of this development is the “IQ.-Light – LED matrix headlights” used on the Touareg.