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Stellantis shifts east France plants towards hybrid and EV future

2022-07-05T12:49:00+01:00By Peter Murphy

The strategic purpose of the investments is to gain greater control over the global electrification value chain through vertical integration.

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Stellantis, Samsung SDI announce $2.5bn battery JV in US, to open gigafactory by 2025

2022-05-26T16:04:00+01:00By Peter Murphy, Daniel Harrison

The partnership follows the OEM’s plans with LG Energy solutions in Canada, and continues a trend of automakers forming JVs to share investment and secure battery cell supply.

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Watch: Keeping pace with battery demand and technology

2022-05-22T12:59:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Rising costs and fast-changing battery technology will make it hard to meet EV targets, but localisation and new business models can mitigate issues, according to Automotive Cells Company’s Francisco Carranza and Airbus’s Greg Ombach.

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OEMs end production in Russia over Ukraine invasion and mounting economic pressure

2022-03-09T14:32:00+00:00By Jason Dunn

The Russian Federation has received a historic international response after launching a full-scale Ukraine invasion on February 24. As governments and supranational authorities look to macerate the Russian economy, several global vehicle manufacturers have ceased operations in Russia amid the ongoing conflict.

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Vauxhall appoints Colin MacDonald as transformational projects director

2022-02-14T12:58:00+00:00By AMS

MacDonald, who was previously Vauxhall’s Luton Plant Director, will be responsible for leading several UK based industrial transformation projects

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Strategies for a European battery supply chain

2022-01-24T18:11:00+00:00By Daniel Harrison

Battery manufacturing experts from ACC, Dräxlmeier and Rockwell Automation discuss the changes underway in the European battery supply chain, and what is needed to be done to secure production and supply for the automotive industry. 

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AMS Lightweighting 2021 – Weighing the options

2021-09-27T07:00:00+01:00By AMS

This edition features insights on how manufacturing engineers and designers are taking new approaches to vehicle architectures and production to integrate lighter, more efficient materials – especially for EVs – to reduce weight and improve sustainability. Featuring Ford, Gestamp, Rio Tinto, ArcelorMittal, Dreistern and more

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Electrifying Europe: new EU ‘Fit for 55’ legislation effectively bans petrol and diesel engines by 2035

2021-08-16T17:47:00+01:00By Daniel Harrison

The EU’s latest salvo against the automotive industry to mitigate against climate change will eliminate ICEs and transform automotive manufacturing

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Electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle plant database

2021-06-03T18:10:00+01:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

Track factory locations for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid and hybrid vehicles by manufacturer, model and location.

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Electric vehicle battery supply chain analysis 2021: How lithium-ion battery demand and production are reshaping the automotive industry

2021-06-03T18:08:00+01:00By Daniel Harrison, Christopher Ludwig

Download this report for forecasts of lithium-ion battery demand, analysis of battery cell factories and insight on EV battery manufacturing and sourcing. 

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New working protocols as FCA prepares to restart North American operations

2020-05-13T17:19:00+01:00By Nick Holt

As the OEM prepares to resume production, best practices from FCA plants in China and Italy are helping guide North American safety protocols.

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North America: GM and FCA schedule production restarts

2020-05-06T13:37:00+01:00By Gareth Price

General Motors sets 18 May target; FCA’s global network on standby for further restarts

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VIDEO: FCA’s return to production in Europe begins as the Sevel LCV plant reopens

2020-04-27T13:55:00+01:00By Gareth Price

After weeks under lockdown, Italy’s automotive manufacturing sector takes its first steps to recovery

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Calling stop on automotive supply chains: How long can companies survive the Covid-19 crisis?

2020-03-20T13:49:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

With the coronavirus pandemic causing a level of automotive plant shutdowns not seen since the second world war, suppliers and logistics providers will face failures without direct support from government, and close collaboration with OEMs and industry.

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Italy’s OEMs and suppliers stay resolute through national coronavirus measures

2020-03-11T09:59:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

FCA, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo Brembo and Pirelli – the famous names of the Italian automotive industry are battling on through the Covid-19 crisis

Maserati has stated that all new models will be 100% developed, engineered and built in Italy, and will adopt hybrid and battery electric propulsion systems

Maserati to produce a new electrified range

2020-02-17T18:47:00+00:00By Nick Holt

Maserati has stated that all new models will be 100% developed, engineered and built in Italy, and will adopt hybrid and battery electric powertrains

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AMS on Africa: Part 4 – Morocco aims for a million

2020-02-11T09:42:00+00:00By Ian Henry

Volumes in Morocco have steadily climbed to the point where it may soon be the biggest vehicle producer in Africa

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AMS on Africa: Part 2 – Algeria thinks big

2020-02-11T09:41:00+00:00By Ian Henry

Algeria has ambitions to be the Africa’s next major automotive manufacturing hub and the OEMs are lining up to make it happen

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PSA-FCA – the ideal merger or a challenge too far?

2020-02-03T15:33:00+00:00By Ian Henry

Even after the collapse of the Renault deal FCA still wanted a merger to protect itself going forward from the headwinds of electrification and global economic uncertainty; step forward PSA

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PSA-FCA merger: Sergio Marchionne gets his wish, posthumously

2019-11-13T14:36:00+00:00By Ian Henry

As CEO of FCA, Sergio Marchionne tried and tried to find a mega-merger partner for the group. Less less than two years after his death, a likely candidate has emerged…

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