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Britain's carmakers are ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, with the sector already shedding more than 6,000 jobs in June 2020
Tata Motors CEO Guenter Butschek cites 'subdued demand across segments.' But the company expects sales to gradually recover for the rest of the financial year.
Volkswagen will take a 50% stake in JAG – the parent company of state-owned JAC Motors – and a 26% share of Chinese battery supplier Gotion High-Tech
The automotive manufacturer adjusts to the needs of its consumers by delivering services especially for the quarantine season
Some workers express concerns about the risks of assembly line activity, but automakers say they will be able to work with safety measures in place
United States auto giant General Motors reports that earnings plunged 86% to $294 million in the 1st quarter of 2020
Hyundai's net profit for the 1st quarter of 2020 falls to 552.7 billion won ($448 million) because of the coronavirus pandemic
'Further historic declines' in United States car sales are likely in April as well
Some experts say building critical care ventilators will require different techniques and procedures from what a car factory normally sees
The pivot from cars to ventilators for the coronavirus crisis will be no easy feat for General Motors
General Motors says it will work with Ventec Life Systems to produce ventilators at its Indiana auto plant, while Ford says it is 'pulling out all the stops' to provide vital equipment
Trump invokes the rarely-used Defense Production Act to order GM to speed up its commitment to make ventilators in one of its auto plants after delays in negotiations
The 'Big Three' carmakers – General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, and Ford – will halt operations in North America through the end of March 2020
'For me, it was a good learning experience,' says Toyota Motor Philippines president Atsuhiro Okamoto who capped his Metro Manila public transportation experience with a tricycle ride to Tondo
One of the two assembly lines at GM Korea's Bupyeong complex will be closed next Monday and Tuesday, February 17 and 18
An executive of Great Wall Motors says the firm's Chinese staff did not travel to India for a major expo as the novel coronavirus might provoke 'negative feelings for some people'
Hyundai will build a car plant in Bekasi, Indonesia. The target is to start production in 2021.
(UPDATED) The model developed by Toyota Motor Philippines Inc. (TMPI) costs P998,000 per unit and is targeted to be released before the end of the year. But already, some netizens have given it a thumbs down.
Adoption of fuel-cell electric vehicles has been slow compared with electric cars powered by lithium-ion batteries
With the General Motors strike in the United States going on for nearly a month now, struggling workers turn to other members of their community for help
The General Motors strike is also affecting companies that supply parts, computer systems, and raw materials to GM
The United Auto Workers says General Motors 'has shown an unwillingness to fairly compensate' employees
The temporary layoffs affect the Silao assembly and transmission plants in central Mexico
Workers from 31 plants opt to walk out after talks between the company and the United Auto Workers Union hit an impasse
The move to strike comes after General Motors' 4-year contract with workers expired without an agreement on a replacement
New investment in the United Kingdom's automotive industry plummets by 70% in the 1st half of 2019
(UPDATED) Renault reportedly fears the overhaul will reduce its influence in Nissan, and ties between the partners have already frayed since Carlos Ghosn's arrest and skepticism at the Japanese automaker
The new law penalizes a driver transporting children without a 'child restraint system' in the vehicle, and bars kids below a certain height to take the front seat of a car
'We have decided to join our forces again, to enhance the strength of our collaboration,' says Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard
New Chinese players come out in force this year in Europe's biggest annual car show, which has typically been a showcase for luxury cars from historic manufacturers
Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn leaves the detention center in northern Tokyo flanked by guards, wearing a blue cap, a white medical face mask, and a work jacket with orange reflective stripes
It is the first bail request filed by the 64-year-old since he shook up his legal team as he crafts his defense to 3 charges of financial misconduct
The decision to turn over Carlos Ghosn's board seat to Jean-Dominique Senard must still be ratified by shareholders, and the company says it has set an April 8 date for an extraordinary shareholders' meeting
Senators are urging President Rodrigo Duterte to sign into law the bill that would scrap the graft-ridden agency that oversees the funds from the road users' tax
Reports say Tokyo prosecutors plan to 'rearrest' the business tycoon along with his right-hand man and former Nissan representative director Greg Kelly by Monday, December 10
A Tokyo court extends the detention of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn. This means the 64-year-old tycoon could remain in a Tokyo cell until December 10.
The moves include shuttering 7 plants worldwide as the company responds to changing customer preferences and focuses on popular trucks and SUVs and increasingly on electric models
(UPDATED) The move follows Carlos Ghosn's ouster as Nissan chairman, as he faces allegations that he underreported his salary and misused corporate funds
The probe concerns whether the automaker told investors it was on track with targets for the closely-watched build-out of the Model 3 car despite knowing it could not meet such goals
Speed-crazed women drivers are bound to turn heads in the deeply conservative desert kingdom, which overturned the world's only ban on female motorists in June
By going private, Tesla could operate without requirements for financial reports and other pressures of a publicly traded firm. But it could also lose visibility and limit its ability to raise capital.
6 bills converting LTO extension offices into regular offices are approved on second reading on Tuesday, May 22
For Ed Sarao, the jeepney is the lifeblood of the Philippines
According to reports, Herbert Diess, head of the VW brand, is slated to take Matthias Mueller's place
The local oil firm will be the exclusive distributor of GAZ commercial vehicles in the Philippines
(UPDATED) The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption accuses Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez of favoring Hyundai, which the group claims should not have been given P1.1 billion in tax exemptions
'At Detroit, you see the cars of yesterday. At Las Vegas, you get a glimpse of the cars of tomorrow,' says one industry expert
"Kalau lihat ada 20-30 (anggota geng motor) ngebut-ngebut kita antisipasi, kita hadirkan anggota."
The luxury car maker will launch 4 new models in the country with its new local partner: the Jaguar F-Pace and E-Pace SUVs, Land Rover Discovery, and Range Rover Velar
The growth cap for all passenger cars and motorcycles will be cut from 0.25% a year to zero with effect from February, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) says