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Category: Motorized Vehicle


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Mazda extends MX name to new MX-30 EV crossover

October 23, 2019

Via: Automotive News

TOKYO – Mazda’s first mass-production electric vehicle will be a compact crossover called the MX-30 that gets suicide doors and a toned-down slit for a grille. The tapered rear of the MX-30 exudes a sportiness that pays tribute to the […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Zotye USA signs dealers in 100 markets

October 22, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Zotye USA, the American distributor for Chinese manufacturer Zotye Automobile, has chosen retailers in 100 markets as it plans to launch sales of its first vehicle in 2021. Duke Hale, CEO for the U.S. distributor, said the filling of the […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Nissan on gradual recovery path, incoming CEO tells staff

October 18, 2019

Via: Automotive News

BEIJING — Nissan Motor Co.’s incoming CEO Makoto Uchida told employees on Friday that his mission is to “restore business performance and regain trust in Nissan”. “Nissan is on the right path for recovery … although it might be a […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Renault CEO signals strategy reset to get back on track

October 18, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Within a week of taking the helm, Renault interim CEO Clotilde Delbos called into question the strategic road map meant to carry the French automaker through 2022. In a video address to employees Tuesday, Delbos said Renault will review the […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Tesla gets approval to start manufacturing in China

October 17, 2019

Via: Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Tesla Inc was added to a government list of approved automotive manufacturers, China’s industry ministry said on Thursday, as it granted the electric-vehicle maker a certificate it needs to start production in the country. The list was […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Porsche and Boeing partner on electric flying vehicle

October 11, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Porsche and U.S. planemaker Boeing are working to develop a concept electric flying vehicle capable of transporting people in urban settings. Porsche and other automakers are aiming to build flying cars that can be used as taxis and for ride-sharing […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

UAW union pushes GM to boost U.S. auto production

October 8, 2019

Via: Reuters

“We have made it clear that there is no job security for us when GM products are made in other countries for the purpose of selling them here in the U.S.A.,” UAW Vice President Terry Dittes wrote in a letter […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Volvo, Geely to merge combustion engine operations

October 7, 2019

Via: Reuters

Rival Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE), which is in the midst of ramping up mass production of electric cars, has already warned its in-house suppliers to create structures to consolidate combustion engine assets. Volvo currently builds 600,000 combustion engines, a number that rises […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Nissan considers ending CUV production in UK over Brexit, report says

October 2, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Production of the Juke could move from Sunderland to a Nissan plant outside of the U.K., Bloomberg reported. Nissan will consider moving production of its crossover utility vehicles outside the U.K. if the country leaves the European Union without a […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Hyundai sales slip on weaker car volume

October 1, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Hyundai’s expanded crossover lineup represented 53 percent of the brand’s U.S. sales volume last month compared with 44 percent in Sept. 2018. Hyundai posted a 9 percent decline in U.S. sales in September behind weaker car deliveries even as crossover […]