China’s ongoing investigation into anti-competitive practices in the country’s automotive industry has picked up momentum in recent weeks, with some of the biggest companies in global automotive industry accused of abusing their market position.
General Motors said on Wednesday (27 August) it would spend US$185m to make small petrol engines at its Spring Hill manufacturing complex (once a Saturn plant), retaining 390 jobs. GM also said it would build the next generation Cadillac SRX there, moving the model from Mexico.
One of the world’s biggest car shows, the Moscow International Automobile Salon (MIAS) opened on Wednesday (27 August) in the city’s Crocus Expo exhibition centre.
A Chinese corruption watchdog reportedly is investigating one former and one current executive at Volkswagen’s FAW-Volkswagen Automotive joint venture for “seriously violating the law.”
Nissan on Wednesday launched the redesigned Pathfinder range in Russia at the Moscow motor show, including the first Russian manufactured petrol-electric hybrid.
Mitsubishi Motors launched its Outlander PHEV at the Moscow International Automobile Salon 2014 on Wednesday ahead of the Russian sales start in September.
EY has announced the appointment of Randy Miller as Global Automotive and Transportation Sector Leader, effective immediately.
Nissan’s emerging markets brand, Datsun, has shown its mi-DO five-door hatchback at the Moscow Show.
With a nod to the traditional Japanese art of origami, Toyota’s UK unit has launched a range of scale desktop models representing some of the most popular cars from its current range.
Toyota’s US operations will move forward with the planning of a new facility on the York Township, MI campus of the Toyota Technical Center (TTC) to accommodate about 250 direct procurement positions currently based in Kentucky.
The front-wheel drive AG luxury sedan revealed in prototype form at the Busan motor show in May is to be named ‘Aslan’ in production form, Hyundai has announced.
In an attempt to revive falling automotive sales, BYD has unveiled a new electric vehicle – Denza – developed in collaboration with Daimler with series production at the JV about to start.