Seat begins production of Tarraco in Wolfsburg

Seat begins production of Tarraco in Wolfsburg

For the first time in about 20 years, Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg plant is producing a model of another Group brand: the Seat Tarraco.

Mercedes-Benz Procurement scouts – looking for suppliers in Korea

Mercedes-Benz Procurement scouts – looking for suppliers in Korea

As the first OEM with own presence at the fair Korea Electronics Show (KES), supplier scouts were establishing direct contact with trendsetters in consumer electronics.

Volkswagen believes that SUVs will account for half of its sales by 2025

Volkswagen believes that SUVs will account for half of its sales by 2025

Volkswagen is continuing with the largest SUV offensive in the company’s history. By 2025, every second Volkswagen passenger cars sold throughout the world will probably be an SUV. This already applies to every fifth car sold now.

Vehicle production in UK falls in September over No-deal Brexit concerns

Vehicle production in UK falls in September over No-deal Brexit concerns

UK car manufacturing fell by 16.8% in September, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Jaguar Land Rover opens new plant in Slovakia

Jaguar Land Rover opens new plant in Slovakia

Jaguar Land Rover opened its state-of-the-art €1.4 billion ($1.6 billion) manufacturing facility in Nitra, Slovakia, the first time a UK automotive company has opened plant in the country.

Tata Motors rolls out 500,000th passenger vehicle from its Sanand facility

Tata Motors rolls out 500,000th passenger vehicle from its Sanand facility

Operating at 100% capacity utilisation, Tata Motors successfully rolled out its 500,000th passenger vehicle unit from its Sanand factory located outside Ahmedabad, India.

Tesla stocks rally after it announces profits in Q3 2018

Tesla stocks rally after it announces profits in Q3 2018

Tesla stock prices surged after the company declared surprise profits in the third quarter of 2018 after markets closed for trading on October 24. The electric carmaker’s shares rallied almost 12.5% in after-hours trading at the time of writing.

Aston Martin Lagonda’s opens first design studio outside of the UK in China

Aston Martin Lagonda’s opens first design studio outside of the UK in China

The iconic producer of hand-crafted luxury sports cars, Aston Martin Lagonda, announced the opening of a brand new design studio in Shanghai.

BMW expands technical campaign to replace EGR Modules

BMW expands technical campaign to replace EGR Modules

Internal BMW Group investigations have revealed that in the case of some diesel vehicles glycol-leakage from the EGR- (Exhaust-Gas-Recirculation-) Cooler can occur. In combination with typical soot deposits and the high temperatures normally present in the EGR module this might result in smoldering particles. This could lead in very rare cases to the melting of the intake manifold and in extremely rare cases result in fire.

Nissan creates new business unit in Latin America

Nissan creates new business unit in Latin America

Nissan has announced the creation of a new business unit in Latin America to better meet the needs of local customers in 34 countries in the region.

Ranger rides again - Ford's midsize pick-up starts production in Michigan

Ranger rides again - Ford's midsize pick-up starts production in Michigan

Michigan Assembly Plant’s 3,000 workers gathered at the plant to mark the occasion that signals the rebirth of Ford Ranger, the mid-size pickup which will return to American roads early next year after an eight-year hiatus, fully modernised for today’s truck buyer.